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Battling the Leaf Thieves! (735)

Discussion in 'Pokémon Black & White - Rival Destinies' started by Serebii, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. Janovy

    Janovy Banned

    Oh yes, a good episode. I'm shocked by the fact that the opening battle lasted more than thirty seconds and I'm really happy by the interactions between the trio (Dento being the clumsy guy despite Iris warning him or when Ash asked who was going to pretend to be food, lol) and the Pokémon - that was some great stuff - Snivy and Emonga don't fight as heavily as before but their rivalry is still there.
     
  2. Caseydia

    Caseydia Ace Trainer

    Maybe it's because Emonga listens now better unlike it used too.
     
  3. DeLaw

    DeLaw Active Member

    Swadloon evolves lol
     
  4. gohan5

    gohan5 Irisboy

    That's very true, Emolga had just about as much screentime as Leavanny did. She not only battled Swadloon in the beginning, but helped find Axew (since Ash didn't have Unfezant) and helped defeat the Durant.
     
  5. gliscor&yanmega

    gliscor&yanmega Well-Known Member

    Finished watching the episode, loved it.

    I love Leavanny in the Anime, their voices(Dub and original) are probably one of my favorite. It was nice seeing Ash's Leavanny get some screen time here.

    I would like more of these kind of episodes where a lot of stuff goes on for everyone.

    Was disappointed to see that Ash and the others just left the Durant like that, I know they stole Axew and were attacking but they didn't know what was going on, I prefer the ending that was in the scan where the Durant see their mistake and seem sorry, although I guess it wasn't too bad, they seemed fine knowing that their food wasn't stolen or anything.
     
  6. Demonsead

    Demonsead Hoenn Challenger

    And Leavanny evolves, while the Durant are allowed to leave in spite of their actions.
     
  7. CupidKirby

    CupidKirby Well-Known Member

    Ah Leavanny, I'll never get used to the way you walk/run. He was still really helpful though, especially when helping out those wild Sewawa's.

    Loved the episode. One thing that stood out for me was the ending. I mean, usually Pokemon would give us some sap story about the Durant and Ash helps them out, gaining their trust and friendship. That wasn't the case here. The BWtrio basically ran in, got attacked, attacked them back, ran out, and all was good again on both sides. I actually wouldn't mind if they did this kind of ending more often...not all the time, obviously.
     
  8. G50

    G50 No longer posting

    This episode was ok... It was great to see Durant for the first time. I do wish Leavanny would have learned a new move in this episode, instead of using the same ones from before. The Shadow Claw attack by the Durant was really animated well. So many funny moments, like Emolga and Snivy not liking the idea of leaf clothes.

    48/100
     
  9. Little Goomba Bulbs Jr.

    Little Goomba Bulbs Jr. Active Member

    Only one Female Durant, well that means not much trouble like that group of Swoobat.
     
  10. SmartD

    SmartD Well-Known Member

    A good episode. Swadloon evolves into Leavanny, and it was funny when Cilan tries to be careful, yet he gets hurt anyway.
     
  11. R?IDDl3R

    R?IDDl3R ace trainer

    ahhhh :) love this episode ... had a classic vibe to it :) and durant is soo coooooollll!!!!!! :)
     
  12. What happened to the Durant was overkill.
     
  13. WaterShuriken

    WaterShuriken Well-Known Member

    Something else that I enjoyed was seeing one of Ash's reserves interacting this Iris and Cilan. We barely get that outside of Scraggy and Krokorok.
     
  14. LizardonX

    LizardonX Banned

    yay we finally get leavanny.
     
  15. the1stpkmnfan

    the1stpkmnfan Your Big Buff Bro

    Levanny is seriously amazing; glad Ash gets a new fully evolved Bug type Pokemon. Hopefully we see more of Leavanny from now on, in rotation of course.

    The episode plot was quite different in parts, and it came as a shocker. Truthfully, I felt bored watching today. Probably because it's getting up so early.
     
  16. (P.O.K.E.M.O.N)

    (P.O.K.E.M.O.N) AshXSerena = Canon

    This has to be one of the finest episodes i have seen in along while! i loved it, the voice's were perfect the music was amazing i loved every bit of the episode 11/10 ohhmygawsh it was simply breathetaking and axew is the cutest :3
     
  17. Orton155

    Orton155 Pokemon Enthusiast

    I was shocked to see an evolution so early in the episode but leavanny was really charming making all those clothes as a kind gesture. It was funny to see Emolga's and Snivy's reaction to them though lol. The adventure was good, I really enjoyed it, and the moments with Cilan in the cave was funny too :D.

    On to the next one :D.
     
  18. Azureth

    Azureth Well-Known Member

    Evolution at the start of the episode? That never happens.

    Do we really need to add another annoying quirk to the group? Especially for a pokemon that has been here for a long time.

    Finally a scouting mission, and Emolga takes it because Unfezant isn't here.

    How dumb are these Durant? I don't think they want to eat Axew, and it was pretty obvious that he wasn't a leaf. Also, why did they go all the way to the forest to get a small stack of leaves when there were trees all around?

    Protect isn't directional. At least it wasn't in DP. It made a full protective bubble.

    Is it just me, or does Emolga sound different?
     
  19. Royal_Qeca

    Royal_Qeca Pokémon Blue

    Geez... Complains, complains, complains.
     
  20. I love Swadloon evolving since bug and psychic types are my favorite, so I'll give this episode:

    Sub: 85/100
    Dub: 55/100
     

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