#690 - Skrelp

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  1. Demelza

    Demelza Eevee Tamer Staff Member Moderator

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    #690 Skrelp
    Poison / Water
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    Japanese Name: Kuzumou
    Classification: Mock Kelp Pokemon
    Height: 1' 08"
    Weight: 16.1 lbs.
    Egg Group: Water 1, Dragon

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    Ability: Poison Point or Poison Touch
    Hidden Ability: Adaptability

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    Revealed: Skrelp was revealed during the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y presentation at E3 on the 12th of June, it was revealed alongside Clauncher and Talonflame.

    Additional Info: As described by Pokemon.com, "Disguised by its shape, Skrelp pretends to be a piece of seaweed. When prey gets too close, Skrelp bathes it in poison to keep it from struggling."

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    X: Camouflaged as a rotten kelp, they spray liquid poison on prey that approaches unawares and then finish it off.
    Y: It looks just like rotten kelp. It hides from foes while storing up power for its evolution.

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    Exclusive To: Pokémon Y. Route 8, Ambrette Town, Cyllage City.

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    Evolves into Dragalge at level 48.

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    --- Tackle
    --- Smokescreen
    --- Water Gun
    Lv. 5 - Feint Attack
    Lv. 9 - Tail Whip
    Lv. 12 - Bubble
    Lv. 15 - Acid
    Lv. 19 - Camouflage
    Lv. 23 - Poison Tail
    Lv. 25 - Water Pulse
    Lv. 28 - Double Team
    Lv. 32 - Toxic
    Lv. 35 - Aqua Tail
    Lv. 38 - Sludge Bomb
    Lv. 42 - Hydro Pump
    Lv. 49 - Dragon Pulse

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    Last edited: Jun 20, 2014
  2. I do not like this pokemon. It just, irks me.

    Whatever, the concept is kind of cool. A water/poison type can be interesting. This pokemon will most likely grow on me over time, but for now...ugh.
     
  3. I like him. A kinda creepy, underwater Pokemon who looks a little rough. I can see myself giving him to an RP character or using him on my team if I have a spot available.
     
  4. Demelza

    Demelza Eevee Tamer Staff Member Moderator

    It honestly looks like a drunk/evil version of Horsea. I don't dislike it at this stage, but it to if I actually use it will depend hugely on what it evolves into.

    It's a pretty nifty design, but yeah, bit too close to Horsea for my liking.
     
  5. Magpie

    Magpie Feathered Overseer Staff Member Moderator

    I find this little critter different enough to Horsea, although I can see the drunk Horsea situation in my head, haha. I'm guessing it's based more on a Leafy Seadragon than a Seahorse, especially with the description stating that it pretends to be seaweed. I like it, although to be fair I'm liking all of the new Pokemon we've seen thus far: even the one's I'm not keen on personally are well designed :)
     
  6. Linkachu

    Linkachu Hero of Pizza Staff Member Administrator

    This one strikes me in a curious way. I find it somewhat ugly but in a good way, as if it's meant to be ugly and looks exactly how it should look (like Muk!). This makes me appreciate its design quite a bit. It's not one of my favourite Gen 6 Pokemon but it's not a bad addition to the 'dex either.

    That being said... Drunk Horsea, lolo. So true. XD
     
  7. Stark

    Stark News Editor

    I thought the description said "Disgusted by its shape", and I thought "Yeah, I don't blame you".
     
  8. His design looks like a 1st or 2nd generation Pokemon to me. He wouldn't look out of place in the Johto Pokedex.
     

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