A look at Fire Pokemon Gen I
by, 13th November 2010 at 04:44 PM (397 Views)
Okay... I seen Rusty Shakleford do one of these on Fighting Pokemon... and I decided to try one with Fire types... (Hopefully I won't get into trouble...)
SO Let's see some Fire Type Pokemon shall we?
SO We start with the Charmander line... These guys are among the most iconic Pokemon of all time...
I have always loved these guys Being my favorite Starter line (Hey I'm a sucker for Fire Types) And they're cool design. While admittably uncreative still looks bad-ass and not copy-paste like other Gen I evo's (I'm looking at you Muk/Magneton/Dotrio)
They are extremly poweful with a high BST 534. of however... Charizard is crippled by a 4x's weakness to rock being the first Pokemon in Nat-Dex order have one
They're basis are kinda obvious Charizard expesully... Charmander and Charmeleon are based on the mythical Salamander. While Charizard is based on the stereotypical European Dragon.
Charizard is also notted for being the first version Mascot (Red and it's Remake Fire-Red)
SO We're done with Dragons... Now we are at one of the two canind Fire Familes... The Vulpix Line!
Vulpix and her Evo are unique in several ways. Most notible is the fact that They are the only Fire Type to have a Gender Ratio that make Males rarer then Females (75% Female) And are famous for being able to live to 1000 years. and she is the First Pokemon in Nat-Dex Order to Evolve Via Fire-Stone
A funny note that this is referenced in the Anime in EP 232 A Ninetales Thought Brock was her long lost Master who had died many years ago...
They are pretty good Pokemon with a BST of 510... Ninetales is somewhat of a defensive Pokemon as her highest stat are Speed and S-Defense which are 100... But her other stats are well rounded making her a stable Pokemon. She also gets the extremly powerful drought.
Like the Carmander Family the Orgins of this family are obvious with those who are familier to Japanese folklore (Or have seen Inuyasha as one of the Major Characters is a fox Demon) They are based on the Kitsune... A Powerful fox demon that can live up to a 1000 years.
The most powerful is the Kyuubi-no-Kitsune (The 9 Tailed Fox) Legend has it that for every century a fox lives they gain a tail and grow more powerful. They are also known to create illusions and can desgise themselves as human (Which the Ninetales in 232 was doing)
SO here we are... The Growlith line. These Guys are my favorite Pokemon so I'm a bit biased...
Like Ninetales Arcanine Evolves with a Fire stone. They can be considered Gender Counterparts due to having the same Evo method and having the same Gender Ratio (75%) However THey have different BST (Arcanine's being 45 points higher) Different DM Abilities (Ninetales gets drought while Arcanine get's Righteous Heart (which is a rip-off he should'vr gotten Drought as well)
Arcanine are considered to be 'Legendary' though they aren't counted as Legendary Pokemon. The Pokedex makes numrous refernces to his Speed (R/B/Ru/S/E/FR/LG) His Magnifcent nature (G/S/HG/SS) And his Proud and Regal Nature (D/P/Pt/B/W)
He was until Gen V The most powerful Pokemon that evolves once (A spot that was taken from him by Archeos who has a BST of 567) But is still the Strongest non Legendary Fire Type in the Game...
Like the First two they're orgins are easy to identify Growith is based on a puppy. While Arcanine is based on a Ryukyuan Shisa (AKA the Lion-Dog
Now that we are done with the Canind FIre Types we move on to the Ponyta line. These guys are pretty bice though not my favorite Fire Type...
They are very Fast as Rapidash's Highest stat is Speed (105) and also have a high Attack (100) Her S-ATK and S-Defense are good (80) But her Hp (65) and Defense (70) are somewhat lackluster
Rapidash in notible for being the Kanto Pokemon Fan Club President's favorite Pokemon and will continue for awhile (And is kind enoug to give you a Bike Voucher in retern
Like all the other's the have easy orgins being based on horses. However they like Charizard have a European orgin (Greek to be exact) as they can be seen as being based on the Fiery Steeds that pulled the Sun God Helios's Sun Chariot
Yes.. I'm aware that Magby and Magmortar are not Gen I pokemon BUT for the sake of convience They are in this article.
These guys are intersting. Though I don't know much about them as I never really used them they are good Pokemon Ugly yes... but cool. Magmortar has a BST of 540 which is excellent. His Highest Stat being S-ATK (125) and his lowest is Defense (67)
Magmar is one of two (The Other being Hitomoshi who'll be covered later) non-starter Fire Types to be part of a 3 Stage line. Magby is hatched from an Egg and evolves to Magmar at Lv:30 (Something he shares with Jynx and Electabuzz) and evolves further into Magmortar Via trade with Magmarizer
Unlike the previous Fire Pokemon his orgin is tricky... but not uber hard. He can be seen to be based on a duck and a Salamander...
Now we are to another Canid Pokemon... Flareon! One of the Orginal Eveelutions (A Fan-Name so popular it was eventually adobted by GF itself.)
He is an interesting Pokmon... His Attack is amazingly high however he doesn't get many STAB Physical Moves (Only having Fire-Fang) And for some reason he doesn't get Flare-Blitz...
Like I stated earlier his Attack is really High (130) And his S-ATK is also high (110). Like all Eevelutions his BST is 525.
He is notible for being owned by Both a Eevee Brother (Pyro) and a Kimono Girl(Miki (games) and Koume (Anime)) And is Currently the Only Fire Type not to evolve from another Fire Type Evoliving from the Normal Typed Eevee
He is based on a Fox like Ninetales but with Pomeranian touches... He like Arcanine and Ninetales evolves via Fire-Stone)
SO here we are... The Last Fire Type in Gen I Moltres the Phoenix... He and Charizard are the only Dual-typed Fire Pokemon in Gen I (Interestingly they are both Fire/Flying) He is a member of the Bird Trio ruled by Lugia (Or at least in the Anime) and has a BST of 580 the highest of all Fire Types in Gen I (Matched by Entei and surpassed by Ho-oh)
He is based on the Legenary Phoenix and posibly Suzaku the Legendary Guardian of the South or the Slavic Fire-Bird...
That's it for now I was going to do Gen II as well but I couldn't fit all the Pictures... Hope you Guys Like it
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