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What do you do with your starter?

What do you do with your starter?

  • Use it the whole game!

    Votes: 20 90.9%
  • Use it until I find something else.

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • Box it forever as soon as possible.

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • Trade it to another game to get something else.

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    22
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I always keep them in my team (though strongly considering not doing that for B2 when I finally play it. I don't like Emboar or Samurott at ALL, and I already used Serperior in White....)
They're usually kept around equal in level to the rest of my team. Some of them I like a lot and favor some (Charizard, Typhlosion, Sceptile), but some of them I keep more out of obligation and feeling bad for it, since it's supposed to be special to you (Serperior, Marshtomp, Infernape)...
 
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My starter (which is always Fire) is the frontrunner of my team and my go-to Pokémon. Also the one I get most attached too. I definitely use it the entire game, and beyond. When I finish the game, I shift my focus to training my team to level 100, and always the starter first.

In most of my games in the past, my starter always had a huge level lead over the other team members. This was a bit of a problem, especially when there was a type disadvantage, so in Black I always kept my Watchog a similar level to my Emboar throughout the game. Black 2 was the first game where I decided to give an even team a try, and it was pretty hard. Not sure what I'm going to do in X, all I know is that I'm choosing Fennekin.
 
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It immediately becomes my main and best Pokemon, and also my partner for the remainder of the game.
 
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I keep my starter on my team and always have it a few levels higher than the rest of my team. It's the first pokemon you get and depending on the game; the one you'll end up relying the most until you're able to catch some decent pokemon to build a team with. By that point, I get too attached to it and just can't bring myself to box it even though there are technically better pokemon I could use(for example, I prefer Starmie's design and technique options, but I had too many good times with my Blastoise and won so many close battles with him).
 
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My starter says with me through the whole journey! <3
 
ᴅʀɪꜰᴛɪɴɢ ᴛʜʀᴏᴜɢʜ ᴀ ᴍᴇᴍᴏʀʏ
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Re: What do you do wih your starter?

I box them, unfortunately. I don't really see any particular use for them after I beat the Elite Four, so yeah. u__u

...Though there are the rare points in time in which I continue grinding them to like the 60s and 70s and then box them afterwards.
 
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I keep it on my team.He/She is with me since the very first step and I like to watch them grow bigger and stronger
 
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