Quantcast
New Pokemon starters confirmed for Black and White - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


New Pokemon starters confirmed for Black and White


1:40 PM on 05.12.2010
New Pokemon starters confirmed for Black and White photo



This weekend, we were shown by silhouette the images of the three new starters for the upcoming Pokemon Black and White. Much speculation was made over what these characters could be, ranging from pigs to lizard-things to beavers that look like the derp-tastic Bidoof. Derp Derp!

Thankfully, the speculation has been short-lived, as scans of Coro Coro magazine leaked courtesy of Serebii.net. Not far from fan speculation, it looks like we have a fire pig named Pokabu, a water otter called Mijumaru, and a leafy bedroom-eyed lizard-thing known as Tsutaja. According to PokeBeach, "Tsuta" is the word for "ivy", "Bu" is the sound a pig makes, "Mijuku" is "immature" and "maru" is "ball". Other news includes the name of the region, now Isshu, and the fact that the protagonists are a little older than they have been in the past.

So which ones do you like? Personally, I'm a fan of the piggie and the sea otter/bear/ice cream thing, who I suspect could evolve into some sort of polar bear, but I'm just not feeling the lizard. I have no idea what it is supposed to be. Ultimately, I'm going to waylay judgement on this trio until I see their evolutions, as while certain starters, like Totodile and Piplup, were fantastic, their evolutions felt comparably weak compared to their charming initial state. I'm hoping that by stage three we'll see some bad ass monsters, as those are the ones players spend time with anyway.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







DO WANT

3:45 AM on 12.03.2014
Limited run, 20th anniversary PS4 is a PS1 throwback

Just for a second I thought this was colored like the silver PS2 I always thought was kind of sucky (or the recent Dragon Quest PS4), and then I saw those PlayStation Japan live stream pictures (via Kotaku) with that ma...more



5:00 PM on 11.05.2014
Splatoon might just be Nintendo's most promising new game

When Nintendo announced its wacky four-on-four shooter Splatoon at E3, I thought it looked cool -- spraying ink on the battlefield and then swimming around in said ink is cool -- but I didn't freak out like some people. Havi...more



8:00 AM on 08.29.2014
Shovel Knight looks great in 16-bit, Aegis Defenders just looks great

Oh my goooddd. How did I miss this until now? It's like a Nausicaa game. Thank you sir Shovel Knight for making a cross over appearance (above) in Aegis Defenders, which is how it came to my attention.  The Kickstarter already passed its initial funding goal and its PS4 stretch goal. Local co-op and a Wii U version are up next. Here's hoping. This looks amazing. more



View all DO WANT






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more