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ClawxYaBoy

I love the Grooky, he is such a happy fella. I think a gen 3, a gen 6 and a gen 1 starter will prevail. That is just a guess of course. I'm still rooting for the monki


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shady_businessman

Grooky supremacy


Temmie101

🐵


Help-Green

If that's what your thinking it would be gen three: treeko gen one: charmander and gen 6: froakie


Maniraptavia

Gutted about Chikorita...


idiotcarol

Chikorita has been done dirty. My favourite starter trio is the Johto starters.


LordOfOregano

Chicky was my first starter I ever played with, so naturally I love him.


Defiant_Project1321

Me toooo 😭


Duckyduckje

Chikorita is my favorite starter. I adore him.


RockOx290

Same. Couldn’t agree more


7evenCircles

Johto has some of the best designs. Aesthetically they're my favorite trio as well. They're cool without being avant garde and cute without being kitschy.


Divide_Interesting

But like.. why? lol


Fishbulb7o9

It's basically a brachiosaurus.


KateDaBest1

that has terrible stats and terrible move pool


jebustheking

I'm going to maliciously vote for everyone else's favourites now, LOOK WHAT THEY'VE DONE TO MY BOY


[deleted]

I’m literally crying haha 😂


PhotojournalistOk256

My fav is Bulbasaur, but I’m down to sac Charmander.


Maniraptavia

Doesn't that defeat the task though?


jebustheking

Task is just to vote who should go, no?


Maniraptavia

Yeah


AccomplishedBerry418

I'm vote for treeko for that smug look next to my fallen boy


porterhouse_p

You all disrespect Tepig so hard. Won’t be shocked if somehow snivy is next


Sedax

I was shocked too, how could they do tepig like that.


ThrowawayTrashcan7

Tepig and Snivy are my favourites, if Snivy goes I will riot


swirlsthemudkip

The only problem is emboar, just the typing of emboar. Gosh they needed to be creative with emboars type


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Yea I see at least 6-7 mons that could’ve went before him.


Revolutionary-Bat170

Stop snivy is my fav Pokémon


KulePotato

Oshawatt is one of my favorite pokemon... I have no idea how much he is liked by the Fandom. I'm scared


Magriso

Tepig and snivy are some of my favorites I don’t even understand


KKilikk

People hate the evolution of Tepig


Bolf-Ramshield

But it's such a cool evo :(


relytbackwards

I love tepig's evolution! The final form is really cool looking and kinda reminds me of a demon pig. To each their own but I like it


KKilikk

I strongly disagree


Bolf-Ramshield

Understandable. Have a great day 😌


SAKabir

Another Fire/Fighting bipedal final evo after initially looking promising. Everyone's disappointment was through the roof.


crossess

Not that I liked Emboar being yet another fire/fighting starter, but that disappointment aside, I do think it's design by itself is actually cool.


Scared_Ad3000

isn’t it also fire fighting? everyone seems to hate that combo for fire starters


JoeFalcone26

Those gen 5 starter evo’s were a big fall off compared to gen 1-4 imo.


Magriso

Unpopular opinion but gen 3 is one of my least favorite starter trios if not the worst one.


JoeFalcone26

Yea I mean that’s definitely unpopular. Everyone has their own taste. I think gen 3 is one of the strongest trios.


Chickat28

I think gen 4 is the best besides gen 1. Imo infernape is the weakest of them, but still super cool. Empoleon is my favorite water pokemon. And then you have turtle with world on his shell. Super cool.


Arceuspower

I personally just dislike it's type, we didn't need another fire fighting, would have been perfectly fine as a fire dark


SnooPineapples5444

Surprise Pokémon shield and sword starters made it this far . Found them to be boring .. it was weird, like they were teenagers .


jorodoodoroj

I used all 3 of them on my first Sword playthrough by using the promotional ones with hidden abilities from Pokémon Home. All 3 of them were super forgettable. I also used Mr. Rime and Obstagoon, and Obstagoon is the only one I still use regularly (though I have since replaced it with a shiny one with excellent stats). Rillaboom was the best design of the 3 IMO, but Scorbunny and Inteleon we're just kinda...there.


borismuller

Out of interest, do you use Guts or Defiant on Obstagoon?


jorodoodoroj

I'm not really a competitive player but I went with Guts on the Obstagoon I bred. It seemed to me like a status condition was a more likely situation to happen than having a stat lowered.


borismuller

That makes sense, but during Max battles it can come in clutch!


dizzypanda35

How could anyone dislike the 3rd fire fighting starter in a row


Silver_Sargent

Ikr, I liked tepig


BroBroBrayBray

I am forever offended by this community


cainy99

people hate tepig for the simple fact that emboar was the third fire/fighting starter in a row.


ColdNyQuiiL

Tepig is one of those great start, bad finish mons. Tepig on its own is a really good design.


Marbadis

hate snivy 🤢


porterhouse_p

Was my least favorite the first five years after release 😂 the anime played a role in it becoming a personal favorite. Love love love servine


TokiDoki9001

Hold on what’s with people hating on oshawott? Shits mad adorable. Same with dewott. Just uh don’t mention samurott Edit : I don’t mean to say I don’t like samurott lmao. Just know that a lot of the Pokémon community hates it. I think it’s p solid


Bolf-Ramshield

I don't understand the Samueott hate tbh. I think it looks super badass.


LaheyLovesLiquor

Same here. I don’t like Oshawott as much as I enjoy Samurott


DingoDongo09

Same


CommanderC009

It’s because his final looks so drastically different compared to his 2 previous forms. Samurott almost looks like a completely different Mon. Personally I don’t mind him, but that’s the reason why.


RedTurtle78

Well he just gets a samurai hat and his shells turn into sheathed swords on his arms. Id say its a pretty natural progression. I feel like people just assume hes some quadruped pokemon with no swords


thylocene06

The fact the he is always depicted in such a way that it looks like he has no elbows annoys the hell outta me. I realize that might seem silly but it really bugs me


TokiDoki9001

It’s cuz people don’t like how it goes from bipedal to quadrupedal. Imo it’s fine but apparently nobody likes it


petey_vonwho

I hated sad otter the first time I saw him, and now Oshawott is my top 3 starters. I love the little dude


PrinceySnipez

Samurott is sick, don’t dare respect it


ChrisLee38

Bro Samurott is freaking awesome, and we will never deserve Oshawatt’s cuteness. Haha


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you guys nixed chespin and are voting to out Rowlett. seems like youre biased. against grass starters.


petey_vonwho

If anything happens to Turtwig I will cry. Turtwig is best starter.


cosmic_waluigi

I just took turtwig when I played the brilliant diamond remake and I love him so much. He’s just a little baby 🥺


SweetTeaHasPerks

How dare you defy Mudkip?


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Cannot even begin to fathom the chimchar hate lol things like top 3 starter lol


electronic_docter

I agree probably in my top 5 favorite pokemon


roadhoggin

chimchar is my favorite lets get some love for monkey out here


ToothpickInCockhole

Chimchar is my favorite Pokémon even though Piplup was my first


NyloTheGamer

Not even close


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I’d love to hear your top 3 lol


NyloTheGamer

Do note this is purely on personal enjoyment, nothing to do with objective stats or movesets in their respective games 1. Cyndaquil 2. Totodile 3. Oshawott


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We clearly have different taste… but respect for the cyndaquil love.


NyloTheGamer

Oshawott is mainly nostalgia. Samurott is one of my favorite pokemon all things considered. And feraligatr is just damn cool, especially its shiny. And do note this is coming form the guy who chose chikorita as his first ever starter


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Chickorita as your first ever starter… reckless man just reckless… but Totodile was mine. & feraligatr meant everything to me lol good times 🤞🏾😮‍💨 but Oshawatt can go to hell.. respectfully lol


OddMunchStanley

Squirtle was mine because blastoise is a BAMF


NyloTheGamer

Nothin but respect man. I think chimchar as basic af, respectfully


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Basic huh…? Well I think we can effectively say we got beef… 😂😂😂 lol jk jk but this might result in a battle.


odinsbread

Respectfully, this might be the most respectful argument I've come across on any Reddit thread lmao


LadyGazGaz

It’s the only way it should be done; but if someone’s enjoyment involves stats etc, that’s okay. Mine are Mudkip, Squirtle, Litten


WarlordOfIncineroar

So exited to see someone else on the litten train, mine personally goes 1. Litten 2. Bulbasaur 3. Cyndaquil/Turtwig


LadyGazGaz

I really enjoy the combo, ironically wanted it Fire/Fighting because of the wrestler-ness of it but still love it how it is!


Mr_Belbsir

I will join this train and other guy we don't need another fire fighting


LadyGazGaz

No I 100% agree but if anything was made to fire/fighting it’s the wrestling one haha


WarlordOfIncineroar

Yeah but it makes sense as fire/dark when you consider he's a luchdor which is all about show and often uses dirty tricks which is the opposite of what fighting represents


Random_CatPerson

I love litten personally. My favorite starter Pokémon which is surprising as I usually don’t like the fire type starters most.


WarlordOfIncineroar

Adorable little cat turns into a too cool for school cat that turns into an awesome fire tiger luchador with alchemy origins, what's not to love


Random_CatPerson

I got attached because I named my litten on my first sun playthrough “Poe” after my pet cat and accidentally gave her an everstone (god only knows how) a bit after the second evolution. I didn’t even notice until she was level 50 and just decided to roll with it afterwards lol.


WarlordOfIncineroar

Wow that's a heck lf a story, hope you got to use an incineroar at some point on the future but definitely a hilarious story, I never actually got to use him myself because I never had anything that can play any of the games before the switch rather I fell in love with lutten the moment I saw it for no real reason and than when I finally saw what it's final evolution I thought it was the coolest freaking thing and after having to defend it from people saying it was just furry bait it quickly became my favorite, I also never actually saw toracat for a very long time so it's more meh for me


PygmyFalkon

WHO VOTED OUT CHIKORITA? I'm coming for your knee caps. Get Scorbunny out of there.


Laytonc97

I need to avoid this because it will make me salty. ​ Chikorita being out is a complete disgrace


Ewh1t3

Is this just frost evo or all 3? First Evo Chespin is top 10. Full evo bottom 3


Adawg_Games

Aye I’m not gonna stand for this oshawott slander how can you hate a cute little sea otter?! Like we got 2 hairy dog persons and drag seal and a water twig what is this shit


RecordAggravating317

Get Sobble and Scorbunny out before Popplio at least.


Saminjutsu

Oshawott, Popplio, Soble. Let the tears flow for the sacrifice!


CRUZER108

But my otter boi is too precious


Ramen-Goddess

Charmander


Poot-dispenser

How dare everyone who voted chikorita out


Silver_Sargent

Chespin was the better one and now it's gone, booooringgg


Mivadeth

CHESPIN GONE?????? WTF


Zythryl

The three I root for: Cyndaquil, Bulbasaur, and Popplio. The three I would sacrifice: Scorbunny, Fennekin, and maybe Sobble. Or Litten. I say maybe there because Sobble’s probably alright, but it’s the only one my eyes keep moving to when trying to think of a third starter I “dislike”. I don’t like Litten too much either but only because, dumb as it sounds, I’m still not over the fact that Incineroar didn’t stick to four legs. A thicker, Fire/Dark Raikou, hoo-wee. Sorry, Incineroar fans. As for the rest of the starters, I like them all. Sorry Scorbunny and Fennekin fans, I know they’re neat, I just wish they were a little different.


Renville111

fennekin popplio sobble


Ok-Present-4168

Popplio, Fennekin, and Oshawatt


LaheyLovesLiquor

Oshawott was pretty cool imo but I agree


wh11

Why don't people like Popplio? Primarina has an S tier dual typing, Brionne is awful tho


Ok-Present-4168

I’m voting based on 2 things: design and my personal experience with the pokemon (some of which I have no experience with), so it’s very subjective. I’m sure most people are voting on the same premise. Primarina is definitely good as a battler, I just don’t care for the design of the whole line


JoeFalcone26

Agreed. I loved Popplio, evolution line turned me off of it though


Parking_Gap_4870

sobble


ymmit389

Charmander, charmander, Charmander


willisbetter

all of the generation 8 starters


ajisawesome8

Snivy oshawatt popplio


jccreator

Fennekin?


RockOx290

I can’t believe it was those two grass starters… I like their designs…


FarToFresh

Wow, all my favorites are already gone


WeebQueen

*Chikorita will remember this*


ganjapizza

I genuinely thought people on this subreddit are sane. Clearly, I was very wrong. Kicking Chikorita…


therealSuperLuke

Chespin noooooooooo!! My boy was done dirty


Senior-Departure-667

TEPIG AND CHIKORITA?????


Animelover1104

Bulbasaur


SomeGuyYouWouldKnow

CHIKO NOOOOOOOO


Maniraptavia

A table gets flipped the moment Fennekin and Litten get voted out.


RecordAggravating317

Same here.


Maniraptavia

The evos are on their own tbh, but I'll protect the base forms to my dying breath.


brickie3

Tepig was done DIRTY. Please get scorbunny tf outta here


SweetTeaHasPerks

Scorbunny is about 10x better than Tepig when it comes to their evolutions. For what it’s worth, Scorbunny is easily the best out of the Gen 8 starters.


brickie3

Dude Cinderace literally makes me cringe


SweetTeaHasPerks

Yeah, well, it’s design isn’t half as repulsive as Emboar’s.


brickie3

You’re TRIPPING dude


iAmATab

Scorbunny is the overrated 'mon of gen 8. Like, it got Libero. LIBERO


Quaggysire

you need a break from the internet


ItsX99

Litten, Popplio, Snivy.


Most-Appearance-5335

I JUST NEED OSHAWOTT OUT


DerBauer97

Oshawott, Popplio, Snivy


I_Am_McLovin-

Sobble, Grooky, Fennekin


dlink322

gen 3 weird lizard


Jernst-Reborn

Oshawott, Popplio, Fennekin


Successful-Rip-9641

Why’s everybody hating on oshawott?


Jernst-Reborn

Lol I like Samurott but for some reason have always hated Oshawott. I like the otter theme but maybe don’t like the face?


AnonymousFog501

EXCUSE ME why is that overrated pseudo dragon still here?


IIIMG95

All the genwunner starters


Oreo-and-Fly

Charmander Charmander Charmander. If not rowlet and froakie.


I420mazeit

Fennekin, sobble, and scorbunny. But especially fennekin, it should have been the first starter gone imo


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Theone-andonlyperson

Why the gen seven starters personally I loved scorbunny


ColdNyQuiiL

I liked Scorbunny and Grooky, I just never cared for Soble. Idk why I see these starters get hate.


LaheyLovesLiquor

I never cared for Sobble either. But monkee was great


ryanp9066

Why did tepig get taken out before fennekin? Get that trash out of here.


TheElectricHeretic

Sobble has to go. Not fussed about the rest


HydraTower

Grookey, Scorbunny, Litten


EffervescentWalrus

Chimchar plz


Remy-01

The gen 7 starters.


Old_Introduction_860

Popplio Grookey Sobble


hobbitfeet22

Popplio, oshawatt, grooky


Borrowed-Originality

Fennekin sobble oshawott


jvador

Oshwat gone pls


LightScavenger

Charmander, Fennekin, and Cyndaquil


ChargedLanturn

Charmander Sobble Grookey


RnbwTurtle

How dare you say grookey


Ok-Present-4168

Grookey GANG


Theone-andonlyperson

How dare you say charmander


ChargedLanturn

How dare I have a differing opinion


LaheyLovesLiquor

Charmander is overrated, but besides that I find him to be a classic. Fennekin is definitely the one to go


Bolf-Ramshield

I'd say charmander too because we got way too many versions of charizards lately and I can't stand them anymore because of that 😵


iAmATab

agreed tbh


Reasonable-Walk7991

Chimchar, Sobble, Snivy


Mr_corndog1227

All the gen one starters


smithdoug21

Oshawatt, Fenniken, sobble


Walrex6

Grooky Sobble Scorbunny


SmokeyBakedUp

Popplio x3😂 Popplio, grookey, squirtle EDIT 2: my fuckin man treecko the untouchable, let’s gooo!


zClarkinator

I don't care for Popplio but absolutely adore Primarina... the struggle


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I felt this.


eji1019

Fenniken, sobble, squirtle


boner_jamz_69

Grookey, scorbunny, sobble


octopopsXD

sobble fennekin oshawott.


thetokyotourist

Rowlett, Froakie, Sobble


JulianNaeNaeGod

Any water type besides squirtle, TOTOdile, mudkip, piplup, oshawatt,froakie, or sobble. Basically any of those other water types can go.


NetheriteSwor

Why


Turtlerr17

The gen 8 bad circlejerk here is annoying. Get rid of overrated charmander


Norden_Ramsey

Sobble, also tf with the oshawott hate, tbh after sobble and grookey are eliminated, I don’t know how I could vote, I’d just know either Mudkip, Treeko or Oshawott should win


randomguyuonreddit

Cyndaquil, Oshawatt, Totodile


PokeMi-PokeVids

This poll is the worst idea ever. Also why all the Galar Starter hate here, it’s the gen 8 subreddit…?


Confidentchristian69

Sobble, fennekin, grookey


Aeosin15

Charmander, Treecko, Fennekin


Freemasonsareevil

Snivy, oshawott, and sobble


Clavis_Angemon

Froakie, Litten, and Popplio


jibbybabby

Fennekin Litten Treeko


VioletLovesRowlet

Lots of this seems to be based on final evolutions. If I went via that, I’d have voted ou Bulbasaur, Cyndaquil, and Mudkip (I dearly love all three but actively dislike Venusaur, Typhlosion, and Swampert) My vote’s for Charmander (easily least favourite cause I have no attachment to them), Treecko, and Turtwig (I do like them all btw). Lot of Oshawott votes (purely cause Samurott sucks, even tho Oshawott and Dewott slap)


screendreamds

Oshawot, grookey, popplio!


LogicSoulFood

Oshawoot, grookey, and sobble.


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Popplio, Sobble, Oshawatt


Shot_Arm5501

Snive


societymadethejoker

Sobble, Popplio, Fenniken