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View Poll Results: What type is usually your starter pokemon?
Water 10 32.26%
Fire 9 29.03%
Grass 4 12.90%
No particular type 8 25.81%
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Pokemon, The battle of the starter types
Old 10-08-2013, 04:14 PM
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Default Pokemon, The battle of the starter types

What type is usually your starter pokemon?

I usually go for water as I prefer their designs and nothing more. I never look up to the internet to see which starter is the best in terms of stats. I love Mudkips, Pinplups, Squirtles and Froakies. I sometimes choose grass type when I want something different and only in generation 2 I pick Cindaquill, BECAUSE IT IS ****IN ADORABLE.

So water for me.
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:34 PM
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It all depends on the starters. Most of the time I pick Water, but I've picked a Grass and Fire type once or twice. I'll be going Grass this year.
Old 10-08-2013, 04:41 PM
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i usually pick water, but in gen 2 i went with cyndaquil cause hes my favorite starter, in gen 6 ill be picking froakie
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Old 10-08-2013, 05:12 PM
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Old 10-08-2013, 06:19 PM
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my first playthroughs I usually pick the one with the most interesting design. water is my favorite type, but some startr designs I dont like, im picking froakie (cuz of last form) and thatll make my most used type water (3 water starters, 2 grass, 1 fire). I dont look at stats as I enjoy the game more by playing with my favorites
Old 10-08-2013, 09:07 PM
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Always go fire, and I will again if I get this one!
Old 10-08-2013, 09:10 PM
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Cyndaquil (Crystal)
Mudkip (Ruby/Emerald)
Treeko (Sapphire)
Bulbasaur (LeafGreen)
Charmander (LeafGreen 2nd playthrough)
Piplup (Pearl)
Torterra (Platinum)
Oshawott (Black)
Snivy (Black 2)
Chespin (X)

So grass for me then.
Old 10-08-2013, 09:43 PM
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:02 PM
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I usually go with fire. But Fennekin is probably my least favorite starter, and I'm already gonna get Torchic from the launch distribution. For now, I'm still undecided what my Kalos and Kanto starters will be. I might go with Charmander just for Charizard X. I'll decide when I get the game.
Old 10-08-2013, 10:22 PM
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Let's see

Gen 1:
I had Pokemon Yellow and didn't need to pick back then(good thing, I love Blastoise, Venasaur, and Charizard equally) but in gen 6, I'll be picking
Squirtle because MegaBlastoise is my fave(Mega Charizard X comes in second)
Gen 2:
Cyndiquil(Second Place: Totidile)
Gen 3:
Mudkip(Second Place: Torchic)
Gen 4:
Chimchar(Second place: Turtwig)
Gen 5:
I didn't really like any of the gen 5 final starters, so I went with
Tepig at random.
Gen 6:

So fire with water in second
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:31 PM
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Once Pokemon Y comes out, it will be an even 3-3 split between Grass and Water.
Kanto: Bulbasaur
Johto: Totodile
Hoenn: Mudkip
Sinnoh: Turtwig
Unova: Snivy
Kalos: Froakie
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:34 PM
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1st: Bulbasaur, although they are all amazing
2nd: Totodile
3rd: Mudkip
4th: Turtwig
5th: Oshawott
6th: Chespin????
Old 10-09-2013, 12:43 AM
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Blue: Bulbasaur
Crystal: Cyndaquil
Sapphire: Treecko
Leaf Green: Bulbasaur
Emerald: Torchic
Platinum: Chimchar
White: Snivy(Didn't use him)
White 2: Snivy(Still didn't use him)
Y: Will pick Fennekin and Bulbasaur

So I guess my trend is Fire and Grass.
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Old 10-09-2013, 02:20 AM
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In Blue, Ruby, and Platinum, I would always pick Water just so the first gym leader (who's a Rock type user in all three games) would be easier. I'm not really a Grass type user, and Water eventually became my favorite type.
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Old 10-09-2013, 02:59 AM
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Water Starter master race
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Old 10-09-2013, 03:25 AM
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I usually pick Fire first, but lately I have preferred the Water starters. Gen. 1 was Charmander, Gen. 2 was Cyndaquil, Gen. 3 was Torchic, Gen. 4 was Chimchar but than I ended up liking Piplup a lot more, and Gen. 5 was Tepig, but I liked Oshawott a lot more.

So the past two generations I have liked the water starter. Gen. 6 seems to be the water starters. First 3 = fire, second 3 = water. When will grass get a turn?
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Old 10-09-2013, 11:55 AM
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Watet is my clearly cut favorite in gen 4 and 5, gen 3 kind of a tossup between water and grass, gen 2 don't.really have a favorite, and gen one not really strongly, but I guess bulbadaur.
Old 10-09-2013, 06:05 PM
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To be precise, my picks are:

1. Gen: Squirtle (sometimes Bulbasaur)
2. Gen: Cindaquill
3. Gen: Mudkip
4. Gen: Piplup
5. Gen: I ****in hate all three of them
6. Gen: Froakie
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