poll: Favourite starter EVER?

Favourite starter ever?


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Bonkenhi

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Going with Cyndaquil and Rowlet. Rowlet because they actually figured out how to make a grass type starter MAGNIFICENT and it just rolls around and... come on.

Cyndaquil is just a pretty awesome fire type that stays true to itself and doesn't feel like it needs to take up martial arts to compensate for its bad design. (okay, maybe a bit harsh on some of the fire types but still...)
 

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Normally I'd go for Cyndaquil and Charmander. Cyndaquil because it was my first Pokémon on Heart Gold and it's cute and the evolution strong (check out my comment on the Azurilland's top Fives though I can look for that myself and post it here) and Charmander because it's Charmander. Cool fire-breathing almost dragon. But Venusaur has grown on me lately due to competitive, so that's my second choice now.
Edit: added and revised my comment from the top fives
The Cyndaquil line was the starter I chose on the game I have played the most, so I'm familiar with it. But my appreciation for this line goes beyond that. It's easy to see, from their design, that the line is strong. Cyndaquil starts as a rodent who can control when flames come from its back, unlike other Pokémon who can't control this ability. It's also strong and can hold its own during the game. Quilava is still cute, but looks stronger. I really enjoyed Typhlosion being able to stand on its hind legs, but I can totally imagine it as a bear, having the ability to stand either on four legs or two. It would growl and act similarly to a bear and yet still being gentle and soft when it needs to be.
 
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Hands down it's Mudkip. Anyone who says otherwise is wrong I tell you! Wrong!
 

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Dragonite, usually
I like fire and I like chickens, therefore Torchic/Blaziken were cool before Blaziken became Uber.

I don't think there are any starters I don't like, though, even the less popular ones like Tepig and all of the Gen 6 ones.
 

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Litten is the best
 

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I find it hard to choose between the gen 2 starters. Maybe Chikorita for first forms then Totodile for awesome last forms.
 

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Honestly it's probably Grookey at this point. I love monkeys too much.
 

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Well, I tend to lean towards Mudkip. Great typing when it evolves, middle stage is derpy and I love it, and Swampert is a beast and gets anchor arms when it goes Mega.
 
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Moonwatcher

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Glad it's two. Fennekin and Popplio. Fennekin because I love foxes, and it's just so kawaii. Popplio is weird, because I disliked it from the moment the starters were announced, but picked it because I knew every time my least favourite stage 1 became my favourite stage 3. And then over time, it grew on me. This song helped. Then I accidentally deleted my save of Sun, and decided to do a nuzlocke to make replaying more interesting. RNG gave me Popplio again, and it was awesome. (Until it died. ;_;) And now it's just kinda up there with my favourites somehow. I even have a plush Popplio next tomy bednow.
 

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In terms of starters, it's rather interesting.

For the first stage, I'd have to say Snivy. It has quite a bit of personality and I like how regal it becomes once evolved. However, I adore Primarina since it's so gorgeous and I like how its based on a mermaid, despite me not caring much for Popplio initially. In fact, Primarina is one of my personal favorites. Still, I'd go with Snivy for the consistency. So sorry, my queen!
 

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Squirtle and Rowlet. Probably because I love turtles and owls.

As far as the first gen goes, I use to favor Bulbasaur especially when seeing his protective side for other pokemon in the anime (Ash's Bulbasaur) but now its sorta changed. Squirtle just seems cuter and I loved the Squirtle Squad. The turtle started to become my new favorite starter to pick.

Rowlet is pretty freaking adorable <3 I was very happy for this poke addition as Noctowl just did not satisfy. x3
 

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Bulbasaur will forever be my favourite starter. ♥

It's such a shame it hasn't seen much love in this poll, though. :c
 

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Tie between Charmander, Totodile, Treecko and Litten. I love all four of these designs to absolute death, but if I had to choose one, it'd without a doubt be Totodile. Charmander second tho. <3 Favorite first evo would be Grovyle and fave final is Charizard obviously (see: username).
 

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Piplup is the cutest. Second place is cyndaquil. I always had a soft spot for that little guy
 

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Top two would probably be Fennekin and Litten, but other notable favorites are Charmander, Squirtle, Cyndaquil, Chikorita, Treecko, Piplup, Snivy, and Rowlet.
 

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My favorites include Totodile, Oshawott, Chimchar, And Piplup. I don’t dislike most of them, but Water happens to be a type a like a lot and the Water starters are all cool or cool + adorable. My love for Oshawott actually comes from the anime, one of the shining spots in an otherwise terrible region show-wise.
 
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