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Characters Speculation/Discussion Thread [USE SPOILER TAGS]

Discussion in 'Pokémon Generation VI Discussion' started by bobandbill, Jan 8, 2013.

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  1. Arcticwolf10

    Arcticwolf10 Well-Known Member

    Does Valerie remind anyone else of Yukiko from Persona 4?
  2. Odious

    Odious あなたは馬鹿

    Dear god I knew she looked like someone a little bit, maybe just maybe...she uses a Persona during the battle..
  3. Arcticwolf10

    Arcticwolf10 Well-Known Member

    Shame we don't have any Fire/Fairy types lol I blame the hair and wing sleeves
  4. applemania

    applemania Well-Known Member

    Since Clemont (Citron) and Grant (Zakuro) both have fruit names in the Japanese version (Citron means Lemon in French, Zakuro is Japanese for Pomegranate) I hope some of the other gym leaders follow suit. Maybe one of them is on this list I compiled (no idea if any are used as names, but apparently Zakuro is an old Japanese name)
    Fruit- Japanese/ French
    Apple- Ringo/ Pomme
    Apricot- Anzu/......
    Blueberry- ......./ Myrtille
    Cherry - Sakurando/ Cerise
    Mandarin- Mikan/.......
    Peach - Momo/ Peche
    Pear - Nashi/ Poire
    Persimmon- Kaki/........
    Plum - Ume/ Prune
    Raspberry - Kiichigo/ Framboise
    Strawberry - Ichigo/ Fraise
    Watermelon- Suika/ Pasteque
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2013
  5. 725roy

    725roy ambivolent

    I knew she reminded me of someone!
  6. SilverFox

    SilverFox So sly

    Jasmine is Mikan.
    Janine is Anzu
  7. hydrosharp_98

    hydrosharp_98 27/02/96

    I know it's farfetch'd (pun intended), but after watching Pokemon Origins I could really see Red making an appearance. And so glad that Fuji'n mess (again, pun intended) was cleared up. Professor Fuji gave Red, in a Gen 1 timeline, Charizardite X! If that's not reason enough to appear, I don't know what is for Fuji...
    And Red having MegaCharizard X and the whole thing being aired so close to XY release seems great, I know it won't happen but heck, we can wish can't we?
  8. Lorde

    Lorde Banned

    I just realized that we don't have all the Japanese Gym Leader names. It's so weird because we usually get them first, but now the exact opposite has happened since the English names were leaked before those. If I remember correctly the Japanese Gym Leader names are based on plants so it's very possible that the fruit trend will continue.
  9. Räven Velish

    Räven Velish black lives matter

    Who are all the gym leaders? And is the romance thing real?
  10. ianflowforever

    ianflowforever Coordinator Plus

    Wow, our male gym leaders are varied.
    Gotta say Wulfric is kinda just bearishly cute!

    So now we have Sycamore and Wulfric, major cuties!
  11. diakyu

    diakyu Well-Known Member

    It is Shauna. But it's nothing serious, she just says things that alludes to it (things like "I've never watched fireworks with a boy before"). It's unknown if it's still her for the female protag.
  12. jonnyc

    jonnyc Well-Known Member

    Burgh is definitely at least metrosexual. I just dislike how he plays off of the gay artist stereotype. And how he's too fabulous. Too much jazz hands.

    Anyway it'd be pretty awkward if the game asked "What's you're gender. Oh and by the way, are you gay?" It's not quite necessary to please all the minorities, I guess GF is keeping everything simpler for now. It'd be a hassle to represent every mixed-race skin tone and albinism and sexuality. It's a stretch just to release straight relationships.
  13. Charninja

    Charninja New Member


    Fantina from gen IV is Frenchy...

    Kalos basically is France...

    I'm looking at Olympia here... And Fantina...

    Hmmm... Sisters?
  14. Blazios

    Blazios Well-Known Member

    Fantina speaks English in the Japanese version, not French.
  15. Lorde

    Lorde Banned

    Aside from the fact that Fantina originally spoke English in the Japanese versions of D/P/Pt, I just realized who Olympia reminded me of. I kept thinking she looked like Argenta and while I still see some similarities between their designs, she really does resemble Fantina more. I suppose it's possible that they just look alike without being related kind of like Agatha and Bertha (I don't think it was ever confirmed that they were related).
  16. FicKel

    FicKel Active Member

    Like 1 person said, the player character could either be paired with Serena or Shauna if they're a guy or Calem or Trevor/Tierno if they're a girl depending on their interactions.
  17. Underachiever007

    Underachiever007 Well-Known Member

    Here you go, all the gym leaders: http://imgur.com/a/zGGUL#0
  18. Wulava

    Wulava Chuffed to bits Staff Member Moderator

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