140°
Submitted by PrimeLantern 563d ago | opinion piece

Pokemon X and Y Starters May Include Psychic, Ice, and Dark Types

There hasn’t been single type starter Pokemon since Gold and Silver. Which type combos will we see for Fennekin, Chespin, and Froakie?

Using some internet theories and the official announcement trailer, we may know already. (3DS, Pokemon X and Y)

AztecFalcon  +   563d ago
I can see the whole argument about Froakie and Chespin but I'm not sold on Fennekin having Psychic.
silkrevolver  +   563d ago
I'm the exact opposite.
It's clearly using a psychic attack in the trailer.
JohnnyV  +   563d ago
I'm not sure how anyone can look at Chespin and see something other than Grass/Ground. It's a mole with grass on its head. It is my favorite design though, the other two just look like pretentious a-holes.
#2 (Edited 563d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
PrimeLantern  +   563d ago
Mole?

"Chespin is a combination of chestnut and pin. It may also be from urchin (an old term for hedgehog), chinkapin (the name of some species of chestnuts), and spina (Latin for thorn)."

-Taken from Bulbapedia
JohnnyV  +   563d ago
Ok, so chestnuts and hedgehogs. Nothing that really screams "dark". Still has a brown lower body, mixed with a green top. Either way, his color motif makes you think of grass on top of ground.
Blastoise  +   563d ago
I'm not entirely sold on these starter's but I'm kinda starting to like them. Definitely an improvement over Generation V. I only really liked Snivy.

I'm even digging the Frog
ApolloTheBoss  +   563d ago
The Frog is the best one IMO.
-Gespenst-  +   563d ago
They should just introduce some new types already. They haven't done that since Gold and Silver.
Y_5150  +   563d ago
Obviously those pokemon are grass, fire, and water Pokemon but perhaps one or two of them have two types, like Torchic and Cyndiquel (misspelled)evolutions.
8bitHero  +   563d ago
im just happy we didnt have to wait like what, 5 years to move to the next gen. 4th gen was by far the worse one imo and felt like the longest one(i dont remember how long the other gens were.)
Nexgensensation  +   563d ago
psuedo legendary
at least one before te elite 4
r21  +   563d ago
A dark type starter pokemon? Keep it up gamefreaks, this is how you upgrade a series :D
#8 (Edited 563d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
edgeofsins  +   563d ago
I want water/psychic. Have they even had a psychic starter on the portable pokemons?
jakmckratos  +   561d ago
yeah I buy fennekin is psychic WAYYY more than the other two are ice/water or dark/grass. All water types can learn ice moves and a HUGE amount of types learn dark moves..and six weaknesses would be ridiculous for your starter pokemon.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

The Best Wii U Deals of The Week 07/28

31m ago - N247 Writes: Happy Monday everybody, welcome to another week of The Best Wii U Deals here on N247... | Wii U
40°

Kaboomshark Review: Gear Up

46m ago - A. Vernan writes, "Gear Up is a simple; free to play, third person, car driving shooter. The gam... | PC
30°

Kaboomshark Review: Gods Will Be Watching

55m ago - B. Benton writes, "Gods Will Be Watching is an 8-bit tale of a war between the Federation and the... | PC
30°

[Interview] "Sunset" Explores Complex Relationships In a Wartime Narrative

56m ago - As the days roll on you find yourself becoming curious about your new boss and the urge to go thr... | PC
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
30°

The Last of Us Remastered Review | Gamin' Girl

1h ago - The Last of Us has been upped a bit from its initial Playstation 3 release. Ellie and Joel are ba... | PS4
Related content from friends