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Arceus the Dragon

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No. Alola Diglett and Alola Dugtrio are awesome. I prefer it over Butterfree, Nidos, Parasect, Vileplume and Arcanine.
 

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I feel like I'm the only one here that actually likes the alola digglet and dugtrio. I mean the whole Pele's Hair becoming its actual hair concept is cute and also refrences a little referenced natual phenomenon.

Also who doesn't want to name A. Dugtrio Hanson or theBeachBoys? The worst nicknames are there for the taking.
 
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I feel like I'm the only one here that actually likes the alola digglet and dugtrio. I mean the whole Pele's Hair becoming its actual hair concept is cute and also refrences a little referenced natual phenomenon.
oh no, i adore A-Diglett/Dugtrio. i fully intend on using one in my first run.
 

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I feel like I'm the only one here that actually likes the alola digglet and dugtrio. I mean the whole Pele's Hair becoming its actual hair concept is cute and also refrences a little referenced natual phenomenon.
I remember quite a few people (including myself) coming around to it once we figured out what the hell the deal with the hair was.
 

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I remember quite a few people (including myself) coming around to it once we figured out what the hell the deal with the hair was.
Alolan Diglett is my favorite alolan form because its so similar to the original (not a fan of Any alternate formes on Pokes).
I will admit that, once I'd googled Peles hair, dugtrio did grow on me.
 

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Even after finding out the inspiration for the hair I'm still not sold on Alolan Diglett/Dugtrio, imo so many other Pokemon should've gotten Alolan forms over them. The whole Alolan deal is still quite a big disappointment for me, only because it seems like it was cut short.. it had such potential.

Nothing you can do, but yeah.
 

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Honestly, I like the creative explanation for the hair, but Alolan Dugtrio still doesn't appeal that much to me.
 

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Now here's the question: How does long and fabulous hair give it the Steel type? It's like Ampharos' long and fabulous hair giving it a Dragon type in its Mega Evolution
 

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Now here's the question: How does long and fabulous hair give it the Steel type? It's like Ampharos' long and fabulous hair giving it a Dragon type in its Mega Evolution
It's assimilated itself with naturally occurring fiberglass?

It has to be tough to dig through volcanic rock?

All moles are secretly steel types...Digglet just lost the typing over billions of years?
 

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No. Alola Diglett and Alola Dugtrio are awesome. I prefer it over Butterfree, Nidos, Parasect, Vileplume and Arcanine.
They look silly, design wise. My least favourite Alolan form design. They grew hair, and that's it. Any of those other Pokémon you listed would have been better if they gave them better designs.
 

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Now here's the question: How does long and fabulous hair give it the Steel type? It's like Ampharos' long and fabulous hair giving it a Dragon type in its Mega Evolution
Well, meta-wise, the hair is a reference to Pele's hair, a type of fiberglass that resembles hair and is formed by volcanoes. It's named after a Hawaiian deity.

In-universe, as the official site describes, they are actually metallic whiskers that Diglett in Alola developed in order to adapt to volcanic environments - the whiskers are durable, but highly sensitive and allow Diglett to detect surface conditions without coming up from the ground as often.
 

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Well, meta-wise, the hair is a reference to Pele's hair, a type of fiberglass that resembles hair and is formed by volcanoes. It's named after a Hawaiian deity.

In-universe, as the official site describes, they are actually metallic whiskers that Diglett in Alola developed in order to adapt to volcanic environments - the whiskers are durable, but highly sensitive and allow Diglett to detect surface conditions without coming up from the ground as often.
Huh, makes sense, that and also the power of long and fabulous hair compels them
 

Arceus the Dragon

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They look silly, design wise. My least favourite Alolan form design. They grew hair, and that's it. Any of those other Pokémon you listed would have been better if they gave them better designs.
I thought it look alright. Meowth and Persian barely had much change except for color, type change and a few minor things yet no one complains about them.
 

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I thought it look alright. Meowth and Persian barely had much change except for color, type change and a few minor things yet no one complains about them.
plenty of people had issues with Alolan Persian. I dislike Alolan Persian as well, as I'm not a fan of it's design.
 

Arceus the Dragon

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plenty of people had issues with Alolan Persian. I dislike Alolan Persian as well, as I'm not a fan of it's design.
Yeah well I am allowed to like what form of pokemon I want and the same goes to others. If I like Alolan Diglett and Alolan Dugtrio then that is my call.
 

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Yeah well I am allowed to like what form of pokemon I want and the same goes to others. If I like Alolan Diglett and Alolan Dugtrio then that is my call.
When did I state otherwise? You're getting defensive for no reason.

Actually, technically, YOU were the one to state otherwise. When a poster above listed the Pokémon they preferred to see instead of Diglett and Dugtrio, you literally said 'no.'

So, instead of getting defensive at me despite the fact i never said you, or anyone else, cannot like whichever Pokémon they want, you should revise your own comments first.
 
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