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Which version are people thinking about getting?
And disregarding the use of Pokémon Bank and trades to get all three, which starter are you planning to choose? (Rowlet, Litten, Popplio)
Those of you who have watched the reveal trailer have probably also seen (what appears to be) the new Legendary/Mascot Pokémon, so which of those are your favourites?

I personally like Litten (Fire types for the win), and the Sun Mascot. But I do like Rowlet too.

For those who haven't seen it, I provide links/videos below, sourced from the Pokémon YouTube channel.

Starters Trailer:

Legendaries Trailer:


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I'm thinking of getting Moon. I like that legendary mascot xD So I'm almost the complete opposite.

I say almost, because with the starters I think I am in the same boat as you. Litten, or Rowlet. But I think that I will wait until the entire evolution line has been revealed before I make a choice. I mean, for all we know, Popplio's might be the most bad-ass pokémon ever designed. 

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the Fire type starter is also good in both appearance and stats and such, so I would choose Sun over Moon but you're right. Moon is still pretty sweet.

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On 6/1/2016 at 0:51 AM, Neptune said:

Popplio's might be the most bad-ass pokémon ever designed. 

A lot of the water starters are a little derp, and they usually evolve into Epics.
So I kind of know what you mean. lol


I've added a new trailer to the opening post showing off the new Legendaries. Enjoy.

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That new trailer has only made me like the Moon mascot even more. It looks fucking kick-ass.

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I am very excited about this personally, I'm looking forward to Pokémon Moon too. and I'm thankful that it's not "localised" by Nintendo's Treehouse (of social justice horrors)!

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After playing the Demo today (Which is available from the Nintendo EShop) for free, I've decided that no; I will not be getting this game, at least not until the price point significantly drops (£30-£40 is way too much for this). As I elluded to as a status post on here; it's just cringeworthy and embarrassing to watch, and its absolutely dick shriveling to play especially with all these dance moves. It seems with every passing generation the 'Teams' (Rocket, Aqua, Magma, Galactic, Plasma, Flare) get more and more ridiculous to the point where we are introduced to a Team Skull grunt which has a copy and pasted twin bother.  This is what did it for me. These idiots started I don't fucking know... Have some kind of seizure? 

Which comes across as...

I mean come on... That's so 2002. Speaking of so 2002; those locked camera angles when you're moving around a city. I'd of liked to have seen some kind of way of moving/panning the point of view. 

I did like the camera thing where you take pictures of Pokémon, to a degree, but why do these Pokémon always attack? It seems like another pointless gimmick that could have been so much better.  Ah well... Maybe the Demo sucked hard, and the actual game will be much better. But considering they usually put the best bits in these things I shant hold my breath.

If anyone else here on EcchiDreams gets it when it comes out, I will look forward to reading any reviews on it, I highly encourage you to try the demo and draw your own conclusions, these are just my opinions. But I will say I've found this Generation's Vanillish and Klefki's (and it's evolutionary lines)

I mean... Fucking seriously?

I get that they're trying to do something different and that's awesome, but this is in my opinion a bad different. I'll probably be proven wrong and it'll be the best seller or something, but I dunno I don't think it's likely.

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After playing the demo I am hesitant as well. I am hoping that the demo was a poor representation of the full game. The worst part was the Team Skull, and I have to admit that it is so bad, that it kind of overshadows anything good about the demo. I might replay the demo; see if I can actually look past it. 

It was colourful; I'll give them that. And I kinda liked Nurse Joy's outfit. I also liked how when you looked at another trainer it gives a shadow to the top and bottom of the screen. It makes me feel as if I am glaring at the trainer xD

Also; wtf? The fuck is this shit? 

6 minutes ago, Wolfie said:




I mean... Fucking seriously?



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      "So, how about that?" Ruby said, crossing her arms with a smile on her face.
      "Impossible!  This kid...defeated me?!" the Rainbow Rocket grunt questioned before stomping his foot on the ground.
      "That's unfair!  You shouldn't be able to battle so effectively with other people's Pokemon!" the grunt added.  He shook his head and pointed at Ruby and Sophocles, who had joined Ruby shortly after her return.
      "Bah...  Get 'em, guys!" the man said.  Several more Rainbow Rocket grunts who were standing around walked over, leaving Ruby and Sophocles surrounded.
      "We can't let you take back Team Rocket's Castle.  The boss's plans depend on it!" the man said.
      "The boss?" Ruby asked.
      "Just in time...  Full system restore!" Sophocles said.  In a flash of light, several of the Festival Plaza workers had reappeared.  Sophocles continued playing with his device in order to get the Rainbow Rocket grunts out of the Festival Plaza.
      "Target set to Team Rocket...  Executing kick from Festival Plaza!" Sophocles added, pressing one more button.  In moments, several of the Rainbow Rocket grunts began to dissapear.  The first man, who seemed to be leading the group, made one final charge at Ruby before he also vanished.
      "That was a bit too close for comfort," Ruby said.
      "Whew...  That was close.  ...Thanks for your help, Ruby!  You kept them busy just long enough for me to get back full admin access...  I've used that access to lock Team Rocket from the Festival Plaza forever!  I also restored all the features and everything to normal, too," Sophocles explained.
      "Actually, Sophocles, can you try to fix one more thing for me?" Ruby asked.
      "What other thing do you want me to fix? Sophocles asked.  Ruby took a deep breath and told Sophocles everything that she knew about the voice in her head that guided her along her island challenge and how it had suddenly vanished after she had become the Champion.  Hearing herself, she thought that the whole thing actually sounded a little crazy, but at the same time, she knew that the whole thing was real.
      "I'm telling you that it's all true.  If it wasn't for that voice, I don't think I'd even be here right now," Ruby said, watching as Sophocles started walking away from her as if her entire story was nothing but crazy talk.  Ruby sighed and walked back inside the castle, taking a seat in a nearby chair.
      'I just want them to come back.  Without the voice guiding me along, I don't think I ever would've become the champion of Alola.  If they were here, maybe we could figure out what's going on with these Ultra Beasts and these Team Rainbow Rocket people.  All I want is for things to go back to how they were before,' Ruby thought, looking up at the ceiling.  For a few moments, she didn't hear anything at all.  Deep down, she had hoped for something to happen, but when those hopes were proven to be a waste of time, Ruby shook her head and stood up.  As she started walking towards the castle's exit, a faint, but familiar voice rang out.  Ruby stopped and looked around, a part of her thinking she was finally losing it.
      "I must finally be hearing things," Ruby said until she heard the voice again, a bit clearer than before.  She looked around once again just to make sure she wasn't dreaming.
      'Is this really possible?  How can I hear the voice again so suddenly?  Is this some kind of sign or something?' Ruby wondered while she walked around a bit.  She shook her head, a part of thinking the reason didn't really matter much.  She knew that she could trust the voice to guide her along the way and hopefully help her figure out what was going on.
      So then I said "well, Diamond and Pearl suck because the games are ultra slow, and Platinum is the only thing saving Sinnoh from being on par with Kalos or Alola in terms of..."  Um...Hi?  What the heck is this?  What's going on here.  I finally have access to the Ultra Moon stuff and now Sophocles is thanking me for something and giving me an Eject Button.  What even happened?  Ever since Episode 14 ended, I've been locked out of my Ultra Moon project.  I can only guess this was the work of the same person who's been breaking my script.  Well, no worries, it's over now.  Now we can start with Episode 15.
      Wait, what?  What do you mean there's already an Episode 15?  I never wrote an Episode 15.  And who even titled this episode?  I thought Team Rocket was censored...and wait, what?  Is the script fixed?  That's convenient.  How did that even happen?  This totally has something to do with the weird things going on since the whole Masked Royal case.
      Well...alright then.  I guess we're back in business.  I honestly had no intention of doing postgame since there's not even much to do in postgame, but we'll cross that bridge when we get to it.  Instead, let's talk about what goes down next here in the Gen 7 postgame.  According to the game, what comes next takes place straight away after the Rainbow Rocket incident at the Festival Plaza.  I won't argue with it, but to be honest, the whole thing just seems a little...eh.
      Anyway, how about we get on with the show.  But first...who named the Type: Null you get without a choice after Gladion the Edgelord?  It's also Modest, so it sucks too since Type: Null and Silvally learn almost no special attacks at all, or at least learn any worth using.  I'll have to box it later.  I'm beating around the bush, now, though.  After the whole Festival Plaza fiasco, I guess instead of taking care of those boxes, she taught her Meowth how to turn on the TV.  Pro tip, don't teach your pets to turn on electronics.
      After they walk away, we get to see a press conference from the Aether Paradise regarding the clouds that appeared over Poni Island, but we already know it was the whole Necrozma thing.  Lusamine, who is actually crazy and not a good person at all, kinda just drops the bomb and says it was Necrozma's fault.  I mean, we still get our praise and...Faba walks away.  Ok, I didn't like him anyway.  Moving on, as Lusamine rambles on, an Ultra Wormhole opens up and suddenly Rainbow Rocket guy tackles the cameraman.  Apparently, there's chaos, but let's be real here, not much is actually going on because Lusamine went after a mysterious man.
      And so, the Rainbow Rocket Episode begins, postgame content added into Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, and since we're here, we may as well nuzlocke it.  I know in the earlier stages of this run, I was on the fence about doing postgame, but at this point, I might as well do it.  It gives me more reasons to complain about these games and how...lackluster they are in my opinion.
      So...Ultra Wormholes are still a thing, and after that little moment, there's someone at the door again.  Because in this universe, people don't lock their doors, Lillie comes barging in, but at least she's nice about it...unlike a certain shirtless murderer I will be talking about briefly in the next episode.  Anyway, turns out she saw the Ultra Wormhole problem at Aether Paradise, and she just tells us that she's going to see what's going on.  I mean, we could always go and see what's up, but..we're not going to do that.
      Now, here's the thing.  We aren't being forced to go to Aether Paradise.  We can go there and handle business there anytime we want, so here's what we're gonna go.  Some new areas have been unlocked now that we're conqueror of Alola, and that means encounters.  That and I want to prove that these games lack in content.  I mean, at the time of writing this, Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee have just released and those games have disappointingly small amounts of postgame content even though in my honest opinion, the entire game is a disappointment.  We're not here to talk about those games, though.  Next time, we will be doing everything we can except the Rainbow Rocket stuff.  So, until next time.
      And no, I'm not catching the Tapus.  They're sort of in the same class as the Lake Trio, but better, and even though I will be bending rules soon for certain reasons, I am marking the Tapus in the same class as legendaries like Zygarde and Necrozma.  So yeah, we're not breaking the postgame extremely hard.  Anyway, with that out of the way, until the next episode.
      Also, the Rainbow Rocket grunt theme is fantastic and you'll be doing yourself a favor by listening to it.
    • ArdillaVerde93
      By ArdillaVerde93
      So, I have made no secret of my love for the antics of The Pichu Brothers. Well, they appeared briefly, grown up, in the phenomenal RPs I do with @SMFoxy. The older brother, Pichu Big, had evolved fully, into a Raichu, and was working at a hotel. Pichu Little, the younger brother, had evolved into a Pikachu, and is job hunting. In my AU headcanon, though, Little started a punk rock band as a Pikachu. Stupid, I know. But it was the early 2000s when the brothers were first introduced in the anime, and there was a lot of attitude. The world hadn't yet completely gone soft. Therefore, punk band. This is a headshot, done in pencil and coloured pencil, of what I assume his outfit would be. The spiked collar, obviously, gives off a sense of danger. The black hair is natural. His ear piercings, made of an as-yet undecided metal, amplify his electricity for crowd-pleasing spark shows. The facepaint is to mimic the Pikachu cheek pouches. The symbols, a diamond and a heart, are used in playing cards.
      There are 2 dates and times on the drawing. One is when the lineart was done, and the other is when the colouring was done. I'm weird like that. So, is it any good?
    • ArdillaVerde93
      By ArdillaVerde93
      This is something I've been wanting for well over a year. Perhaps even 2 years. My character is an anthropomorphic Cinccino, a Pokémon hunted for their fur nearly to extinction. He has tried desperately to find some way to bring his species back, but has had no success. Worse yet, his goal has cost him everything. His job, his money, his trainer license,... all gone. But he keeps trying. That's where you hopefully come in.
      I won't mince words. What I'm looking for is someone capable of granting this poor fluffball the fertility he wants so badly. I would prefer it not happen via sex, as I am terrible at writing sex scenes. However, as I have been looking for quite some time, I may be willing to bend that rule. But I would much rather he come across some magical creature, such as Jirachi, a fertility deity of some sort, Kyubey, a kitsune,... anything that can grant wishes or dish out curses. Either they hear his wish and take pity on him, or they find him and, not knowing him, cast a fertility curse on him. I should also note that I'm not looking for simple mpreg. I want massive litters; how else will he repopulate his species?~
      I would greatly appreciate help from anybody. But I can't do long posts consistently.
      This is a Cinccino.
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