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Mar 12, 11 at 12:41amTf916


It depends on your preference and what other pokemon you've planned for your team. The first gym leader you face is based off which starter you pick anyway, being strong against yours.

The Pokemon You Can Choose:
Snivy is a grass type, its final evolved form is Serperior and it's speed state is the highest.
Tepig is a fire type, its final evolved form is Emboar (it becomes fire-fighting when it evolves), and it's attack state is the highest.
Oshawott is a water type, its final evolved form is Samurott, and it's special attack is the highest state.

(Jalorda can also gain another ability through the Dreamword called Contrary and All moves or abilities that would normally increase a stat will decrease it, and ones that would normally decrease a stat will increase it. This also applies to self-inflicted moves, such as Charge Beam, Close Combat and Leaf Storm. This does not include Baton Passed stats. Credit to Bulbpedia)

The Unova Starters


Snivy
Oshawott
Tepig




Snivy


Base Stats:
HP: 45
Attack: 45
Defense 55
Sp. Attack: 45
Sp. Defense 55
Speed 63

Base Stats at Final Evo:
HP: 75
Attack: 75
Defense 95
Sp. Attack: 75
Sp. Defense 95
Speed 113



Snivy is a grass type, its final evolved form is Serperior.
Choosing Snivy might make the game a bit more tough, but hey, who doesn't like a challenge?


Oshawott


Base Stats:
HP: 55
Attack: 55
Defense 45
Sp. Attack: 63
Sp. Defense 45
Speed 45

Base Stats at Final Evo:
HP: 95
Attack: 100
Defense 85
Sp. Attack: 108
Sp. Defense 70
Speed 70

Oshawott is a water type, its final evolved form is Samurott, it's special attack is the highest of the three.
He is more of an all-rounder.


Tepig



Base Stats:
HP: 65
Attack: 63
Defense 45
Sp. Attack: 45
Sp. Defense 45
Speed 45

Base Stats at Final Evo:
HP: 110
Attack: 123
Defense 65
Sp. Attack: 100
Sp. Defense 65
Speed 65



Tepig is a fire type, its final evolved form is Emboar (it becomes fire-fighting when it evolves),
It's attack state is the highest, but it is also the slowest of the three.



Well..


Who are you gonna choose?




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Thread Recap (last 10 posts from newest to oldest)

Jul 17, 14 at 2:55pm
Oh yeah im cool


quote Xperious
quote Oh yeah im cool
2 years later an unwashed heathen bumps a thread which is now a useless thread because everyone's already played through Unova and either going to X and Y or waiting for AS and OR.
Haha! Was gonna post something similar.
I think everyone was thinking that. xD



Jul 17, 14 at 2:48pm
Xperious


quote Oh yeah im cool
2 years later an unwashed heathen bumps a thread which is now a useless thread because everyone's already played through Unova and either going to X and Y or waiting for AS and OR.
Haha! Was gonna post something similar.



Jul 16, 14 at 6:08pm
Oh yeah im cool


2 years later an unwashed heathen bumps a thread which is now a useless thread because everyone's already played through Unova and either going to X and Y or waiting for AS and OR.



Jul 16, 14 at 12:28am
Legendary pokemon lo


I chose tepig



Jul 16, 14 at 12:27am
Legendary pokemon lo


Yes it is hard to the starters but Emboar is good hp serperior is good for defense and sp.defense samurott



Aug 21, 12 at 9:25am
Oh yeah im cool


I now have Emboar but I don't wanna use it. I have:

Uxie
Azelf
Ho-oh
Something
Something
Something



Jul 12, 12 at 12:03pm
TaylorrTakedownn


In all the games I always go with the water type because usually it's the best choice, but not with this game. I mean Oshawott was pretty okay in the beginning but towards the end of the game he started to suck.

Personally, I'd never pick the grass types but now I always pick Snivy because with his awesome speed and defense and if EV'd correctly he can be pretty amazing. Yeah his move pool sucks but hey, who doesn't like a challenge?



Jul 11, 12 at 3:36pm
Drago2985


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No, Emboar is cool, I have him and he is Level 99. dB I judge Pokemon by stats, not coolness, but I would go with the Tepig or an Oshawott, because it will give you an advantage at Castelia City Gym. You can thank me later. dB
[/quote]

honestly u just need to choose oshawott because u get a pansear which can fight off grass and bug but i dont use the pan-pokemon very much......also according to gamefreak, oshawott is the most chosen and the main starter of the unova games



Jul 11, 12 at 3:33pm
Drago2985


quote pommyadam
personally, an emboar can be effectively replaced by a Victini/Darumaka

Water-types are fairly hard to get (for me at least) and you can catch a LOAD of grass types in Pinwheel

omg i so agree, unova has the worst water type pokemon. the oshawott evolutions are the best water type



Jun 16, 12 at 7:26am
Oh yeah im cool


Tepig! I love fire types and his HP is decently high. That's really all I've got to say.



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