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I was throwing these around with Masatoshi just a few moments ago. If we were to use Pokémon themed questions as CAPTCHA tests, what kinds of questions could we use?
Some we came up with:
1. What Pokémon does Bulbasaur evolve into? (Answer: Ivsyaur)
2. What is the base stat total of Arceus? (Answer: 720)
3. Complete the trio: Dialga, Palkia, and ________. (Answer: Giratina)
And some we deemed were unacceptable:
1. In the
Updated 29th April 2011 at 11:01 PM by Zekurom
I finally evolved my Jihead (Zweilous) into a Sazandra (Hydreigon) today.
Turns out, it's Attack is still higher than its Special Attack, even though it has a nature that raises Special Attack. FML >_>
*edit* Oh, no, it looks like that nature actually lowers Special Attack. FML even more >_>
*edit2* If the nature wasn't accounted for, its Sp.Atk stat would still be 177, which is still the same as its Attack stat. FML three times over >_>
That I gave to my Pokémon in Black & White.
I've posted some of these already, but here's just a central repository of them. Daikenki the Samurott - Daikenki. Must I say more? Maxible the Haxorus - "Mandible" + "ax". I was going by Fraxure's species name, the "Axe Jaw Pokémon". Draxon the Haxorus - same logic, only with "dragon" and "ax". Stickler the Galvantula - I honestly don't
Updated 15th May 2011 at 08:31 PM by Zekurom
An authoritative guide on which ones I do, why I do it and what purpose it serves.
1. Buizel -> Buoysel
Because "Buoysel" = "buoy" + "weasel". It's cleaner.
2. Feraligatr -> Feraligator
This one was a definite mixup. "Feraligator" makes the most sense.
3. Skarmory -> Skarmoury
I don't actually use this one out-of-context, but I might turn it into a language joke between Unova and the "Commonwealth
So far, I've caught about 20 Pokémon in the game, and I think only four of them took more than one try to catch.
Even Cobalion, with his catch rate of 3, only took me two Ultra Balls.
So, am I just lucky, or does my trainer somehow just have probability manipulation powers?
Also, the giant Pikachu inflatable in the Nimbasa Theme Park reminds me of that picture where kids are crawling into Pikachu's vagina.
Updated 23rd April 2011 at 05:04 PM by Zekurom