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Pokémon Evolution/Capture/Release Thread

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There's nobody else who can get Grookey and Sobble. At least one has to go to Ash for marketing purposes.

Go isn't going to do anything with them, he doesn't battle.
If Ash was getting one of them then it would have already happened.
 
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Ash didn't catch Litten until SM021.
And he didn't get Chimchar until DP052
Don't forget Johto. It took 25 episodes for Cyndaquil and 35 episodes for Totodile to be caught.
Yeah, but he always gets at least one of the starters within the first 10 episodes of the new series. Chikorita was the latest capture (10 episode into Johto).
 
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If Ash catches that Drednaw this "could" mean no Sobble for him.Man I really want to see Ash turn this timid cutie into a confident badass
Me too but a lot of people hate inteleon plus sobble is more merchandisable. I think they might give sobble to Koharu so that they can expand her world views and on Pokémon.
 
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Me too but a lot of people hate inteleon plus sobble is more merchandisable. I think they might give sobble to Koharu so that they can expand her world views and on Pokémon.
The Gigantamax Inteleon memes disagree. Some people thought the same about Litten and Incineroar and see what happened.
 
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Yeah but incineroar is probably the most popular out of the gen 7 starter evolutions.
A fair portion of people argued that Incineroar is hideous and Litten is more marketable. The consensus was fairly divided and there’s a similar case for Inteleon.
 
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A fair portion of people argued that Incineroar is hideous and Litten is more marketable. The consensus was fairly divided and there’s a similar case for Inteleon.
Incineroar is actually extremely popular in Japan.
 
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Incineroar is actually extremely popular in Japan.
I know, I’m actually the person who argued that during Sun/Moon.

Inteleon too, like Incineroar can be popular while having a vocal minority hating it.
 
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I don't think that Ash will catch anything in these upcoming episodes.
 
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Yeah but incineroar is probably the most popular out of the gen 7 starter evolutions.
Nope, its already confirmed Primarina is the most popular fully evolved, followed by Incineroar. However, Rowlet is the most popular Alola Pokemon and as such the most popular starter. Followed by Primarina (3rd popular Alola mon after Mimikyu). Litten is more popular than Incineroar as well, who is not even in the top 10 most popular Alola Pokemon (Only placed 12th).

Last time i checked, Sobble was the most popular base stage in gen 8, while Inteleon was the second most popular fully evolved (After Cinderace, which i don't understand, since Cinderace is not a Pokemon, but a human in a bunny suit). While this doesn't guarantee Sobble for Ash, the chances Ash getting Sobble are higher than him getting Grookey if he gets only one starter.
 
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Last time i checked, Sobble was the most popular base stage in gen 8, while Inteleon was the second most popular fully evolved (After Cinderace, which i don't understand, since Cinderace is not a Pokemon, but a human in a bunny suit). While this doesn't guarantee Sobble for Ash, the chances Ash getting Sobble are higher than him getting Grookey if he gets only one starter.
What's the source? Some poll with a decently large sample size or what you’ve seen individuals say on the Internet?
 
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I'd think that they knew what they were doing when they made Scorbunny the main Galar representative of the series. Even if Ash gets one of the other two (in no way guaranteed despite what you think you're owed), Scorbunny will get more screentime.
 
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I don’t know about the final evolutions but I know of the polls I’ve seen for the base trio, including the ones on our own forums, Sobble tended to be the fan favorite of the three. Scorbunny was pretty close behind though and poor Grookey was the least popular
This and a twitter poll also had Sobble as the most popular at some point.
 
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So Go caught a Skwovet yet Ash didn't even attempt to catch the Drednaw

I have to say that was disappointing
 
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