POKEDDEXY D13: Favourite Normal Type - Kecleon
POKEDDEXY D12: Favourite Ice Type - Avalugg
This one surprised even me, considering it ticked most of the boxes for Pokemon I don’t really fancy: Slow, Not a Bug/Dark/Flying type, inelegant design.
All that changed when Y introduced me to Wulfric, who immediately became my favourite gym leader in the game despite the minimal screen time they all got, and part and parcel of that was that his signature Pokemon was a half-tonne ass-end of an iceberg.
Avalugg itself is a pretty cool ‘mon, between the Rapid Spinning and the ridiculous physical bulk and handy dandy Recovery.
I was super-confused though, I was like “wait did you want an Oompa Loompa for Christmas”
Today I learnt (while running a Christmas class and asking what the students would like for Christmas):
Axolotls are called ウーパールーパー (Wooper Looper) in Japan, in a similar fashion to how most Western countries would call Brine shrimp Sea-Monkeys.
Relatedly, there’s a girl in one of my second-year classes with excellent taste in pets.
POKEDDEXY D11: Favourite Ground Type - Zygarde.
Wasn’t quite feeling my first pass at it, so here’s another!
also, this is everything so far at actual size (along with a few other bits and pieces)
POKEDDEXY Day 11: Favourite Ground Type - Zygarde.
Earthwyrm Jim is a pretty neat legendary, at least from my dual perspectives of a) a biology graduate who was a genetics major for two years, and b) someone who really struggled to pick out a ground type they actually liked.
Good god did its hexel-eyes give me some grief until I figured out what would work. I might try a second one at a slightly larger scale later.
Also, six itty bitty hexa-noodle arms. God, this thing is silly.
Oh gosh that must have been intense
It was so intense, I was on edge for the next two levels and completely lost my composure when the ghost warning showed up.
I lost my composure so bad I hopped gently onto some waiting spikes. I’m hopeless.
Fuck me, I dodged a bullet there
no I don’t know what I am doing either.
In case you were wondering what my Shadowrun campaign is like: That last image is basically the most succinct image you will find
Tycho was said to own one percent of the entire wealth of Denmark at one point in the 1580s. Pierre Gassendi wrote that Tycho also had a tame elk(moose) and that his mentor the Landgrave Wilhelm of Hesse-Kassel (Hesse-Cassel) asked whether there was an animal faster than a deer. Tycho replied, writing that there was none, but he could send his tame elk. When Wilhelm replied he would accept one in exchange for a horse, Tycho replied with the sad news that the elk had just died on a visit to entertain a nobleman at Landskrona. Apparently during dinner the elk had drunk a lot of beer, fallen down the stairs, and died.
off a wikiwalk from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unusual_deaths
POKEDDEXY Day 10: Favourite Grass Type - Trevenant.
OH SHIT RUN IT’S PACKING A SITRUS BERRY
<Plaid> is that an evil cackle or did it meet an axe
<Schazmander> I think one of its parents was a pool noodle
POKEDDEXY Day 9: Favourite Ghost Type - Sableye.
Ghost Types, I can take or leave most of them. Offensively speaking, Dark Types cover similar bases in terms of type effectiveness and generally do a better job at capturing my attention (as will be evidenced by a fair chunk of my ‘mons of choice this month sporting Dark typing).
There were two good ghost-type lines released with Gen VI, but none of them managed to oust my Favourite Ghost of yesteryear - Sableye, Actual Cave Troll Prankster Extraordinaire.
POKEDDEXY Day 8: Favourite Flying Type - Talonflame.
Flying types are easily my favourite type, and much like Rayquaza last year Talonflame is not actually my favourite, but deserves a mention for being an MVP on my in-game team.
Despite having the kind of name you’d expect to see on a rather stodgy fakemon, Talonflame’s pretty alright. For a Route 1 Bird.