DP163 - Blast Evolution! Infernape!!
There is a small description with it as well.
Monferno is running wild!!
As for rescuing Ash in a pinch, it is Paul!?
(credits to slowkingsley)
They needed to establish it as a character as a Chimchar and have it go from Paul to Ash in the same stage. Really, there's no other way to have done.Why did the writers keep Chimchar in its first form for so long, yet rush through Monferno? Wouldn't it have been better if got Monferno earlier so we could enjoy its second stage?
You must be the only one.I'm honestly disappointed its evolving again so soon. I would have liked to see Monferno in Sunyshore and save Infernape for the start of the league.
Are you aware of the contradiction in your post? If the writers hated middle stages so much, Grovyle and Combusken wouldn't have stayed like that for so long.The writers bizarre hate for middle stages is bizarre, since Grovyle and Combusken spent most of their run in their middle forms.
And Charmeleon got exactly 3 episodes. Grovyle got 95 inbetween. Combusken probably more.Grotle got at least 60+ episodes in its middle form, Monferno actually got about 5-7, since it wasn't even out of its ball in a lot of the eps between its evo and now.
Right, exactly, you're just butthurt. Meanwhile the rest of us are going to enjoy the evolution.I just wish we saw more of Monferno, its second form had a nice design that got little screentime. No Gym battle either. :/