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Which Starter Group is the Hardest for you to Choose From?

What Starter group is the hardest for you to choose from?

  • Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle

  • Chikorita, Cyndaquil, and Totodile

  • Treecko, Torchic, and Mudkip

  • Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup

  • Snivy, Tepig, and Oshawott

  • Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie

  • Rowlet, Litten, and Popplio

  • I always know what I want

  • Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble


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Starters. The most important choice to make in the entire generation. Most of the time, people know what starter they want. Sometimes, however, you will come across a group of Starters that you love equally so much so that you have a hard time choosing between them. What Starter group is that for you?

For me personally, it's the Johto Starters. I love all three of them, I find their evolutions equally cool, I've even used all three of them in different playthroughs of SoulSilver.
Honorable mention goes to the Sinnoh Starters but I like Piplup's evolutions slightly better than the others.

Edit: Have edited the poll to include Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble.
 
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I usually am pretty set on picking the Grass starter at every game, but I won't lie when I say that the Sinnoh starters (at least to me) gave me some hesitation and pause. I really do love all three of them and initially I didn't even really go for Treecko, I went for Torchic! I don't think I'd have any issue starting with Swampert either, so those three starters definitely give me some thought as far as who to pick every time.
 
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Either the Kanto set or the Kalos set. I voted for the Kalos set because I do have a preference for Bulbasaur and Charmander over Squirtle, even though I am still fond of the latter. Whereas the Kalos Starters are all pretty equally matched in my eyes.
 
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I picked the starters from Alola. I love Primarina and Decidueye and it's really hard for me to choose from Rowlet or Popplio.
 
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I always pick the Water starter and have since the very beginning of playing Pokemon. It would only become interesting if I got to pick a second starter. But I'm pretty picky and usually only like one of the others, anyway.
 
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Definitely Sinnoh. Torterra is bulky, Infernape is a quick mixed sweeper, and Empoleon's design is just awesome!
 
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For me its the sixth gen, I love all three, so its hard to pick one, same with their evolutions, when I do pick one its hard to decide whether to evolve or not

going opposite - third gen, I hate all three and their evolutions
 
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When I look at a starter and their evos I pretty much know which one I'll pick for the game, so it's never been hard for me to choose between three starters of a generation.
 
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I still have not been able to decide what is my favorite Starter Evolution line from the Alola starters. Like there are two forms on all three of them I really love, and one of them I am not the biggest on. Like even for their different forms, I like all 3 of them. I like Rowlet the most for the first stage (but these ones are definitely the closest, cuz I really like Popplio and Litten too), and Popplio the least (as I said, I still really love him). For the second stage, I like Torracat the most, while Dartrix I don't like a whole bunch (it's a good design, I just prefer Torracat and Brionne more), and for the third stage, I like Primarina the most, and Incineroar the least. There are things I love about all the different lines, and honestly even with the flaws, they are still really strong starter lines for me. I will be surprised if they are able to pull out another set of starters that I can't choose from.
 
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Sinnoh and Kanto, hands down.

When it comes to the others I'm usually pretty decisive, which is a miracle in itself, like Chespin and Tepig and Poplio and Mudkip. They're iconic! The others lack appeal for me, but when it comes to Sinnoh and Kanto... I mean, what the hell is a person to do. They're awesome in every form.
 
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The Gen VI starters. I loved all three and it was hard to choose.

The rest, I already knew what I liked.
 
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For Hoenn, Sinnoh, and Unova, it’s pretty much a tie for me between the Water and Grass starters.
 
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Kanto: easy, Bulbasaur.

Johto: I refuse to play without Bayleef/Meganium on my team and even once had a team involving Chikorita, Bayleef and Meganium. Yes, all three.

Hoenn: difficult, I like them all but don't truly love any of these.

Sinnoh: I don't care, it ends up in the box, I don't like any.

Unova: Snivy, I don't like the rest.

Kalos: Froakie, hands down.

Alola: difficult, either Rowlet or Popplio...
 
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The generation VII trio was, I believe, the first time I stopped to think about which starter to choose. I didn't know then what their final stages were like and didn't really have a favorite.

For every previous entry of my first game, I chose the Water-type the first time around, with the exception of BW (White) where I chose Snivy. But I really only have a definitive favorite starter Poke for about half the generations.
 
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None of them, actually. There's been a few times (Sinnoh, Unova, Kalos) where I've changed my mind and preferred one of the other two starters, but never a situation when I like the three equally and couldn't decide at all. My usual picks nowadays are Bulbasaur, Cyndaquil, Mudkip, Turtwig, Oshawott, Chespin, and Popplio.
 
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Sinnoh, it is the only region with no fully evolved starter Pokemon I don't care for. Unova is the opposite, as I always choose Oshawott since Emboar is too slow and you can't get Snivy with Contrary as a starter.
 

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Hoenn, Sinnoh and Unova. Swampert or Sceptile. Empoleon or Torterra. Serperior or Samurott. Tough choices for me.
 
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Kanto: All 3 are very similar, and the final forms are equally badass, cool and useful. But Squirtle is just so cool, so I choose it.
Johto: All 3 base forms are cute as hell, and all final forms are...meh and boring. Definetely the hardest.
Hoenn: Marshtomp :love:
Sinnoh: Torterra :love:
Unova: Samurott is ugly, but Snivy and Tepig's families come close. Tepig's wins on average, but If someday I play through Unova again I'd choose Snivy.
Kalos: Greninja.:love:
Alola: Rowlet :love:
 
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For me it was the newest gen. each one was equally unique. of course, having a ghost evo for a starter got the best of me.
 
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