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Ditto theory.

Discussion in 'General Pokémon Discussion' started by The Red Thunder, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. Victini is cool

    Victini is cool V-creater

    False because three pokemon get transform mew ditto and smeargle.
  2. Dragalge

    Dragalge Lucy Eiscue

    Gamefeak said it was supposed to be based off of the iconic smiley face.
  3. Darth Revan

    Darth Revan Coming Out!

    Smeargle knows sketch, not transform
  4. SmeargleArtist

    SmeargleArtist I see dead people

    Ok, so i'm wondering how ditto came along in the first place, and how is it related to mew in an origin sense. Maybe mew created ditto or something.
  5. Ver-mont

    Ver-mont Well-Known Member

    And as far as I know, Sketch can't copy Transform anyway. Metronome can't access it either.

    So the only Pokémon who can use Transform are still Mew and Ditto.
  6. JennaJayfeather

    JennaJayfeather jflkdjkfgjafgaf

    Actually I think it can :/ I might need to check my Smeargle again but I swear I taught him Transform. xD Though, I don't think Smeargle learning Transform would disprove this theory anyway. :)
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2012
  7. Serebii!

    Serebii! Well-Known Member

    I do believe in this theory but it is difficult to tell if it's intentional
  8. Haha.

    Well, I'm not sure, but I think it might be true. The evidence is..good,I guess.
  9. The Red Thunder

    The Red Thunder Backwards thinking?

    There's quite a bit of stuff in this game that they do put in for fun. Case in point, the truck. Yes, that truck. Did you know that Game Freak put it in Fire Red and Leaf Green because of the attention it got on the internet during the First and Second generations? Still doesn't do anything, but it's still nice that it's there.

    I highly doubt that the lack of any Pokemon having the capacity to learn Transform, after them adding nearly five hundred species, is purely coincidental at this point. In Second Generation, Transform couldn't be Sketched, which WAS intentional. As of today, though, I am not sure if Sketch can be used to copy Transform, and Bulbapedia doesn't mention whether Sketch has ever gained that ability or not (like they mentioned with Self-Destruct and Explosion). I mean, it's fairly obvious though, that Transform is intended to belong just to Ditto and Mew (and Smeargle if it can, in fact, Sketch it). Even then, Smeargle has to learn Transform from either Ditto or Mew in the first place.

    EDIT: As an aside, I tend to liken Smeargle's Sketch to that of Relm's Sketch from Final Fantasy VI. The Sketch isn't the "real deal" as it were. Instead, it's a life-like painting that has the mystical ability to come to life and do what it's supposed to do. Smeargle, in this respect, is essentially doing it the same way. He's using his "paint" (the goo that his tail excretes) to recreate what he's seen. In that sense, he's not really Transforming in the sense that his bio-molecular structure is recombining itself, but rather he's simply painting the effect of Transform onto himself and recreating the effect. At least, that's how I tend to rationalize how Sketch works in the pseudo-scientific way.

    As for the theory itself, intentional or coincidental, it's still quite fun to think about.
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2012
  10. Dylz

    Dylz Trainer since 1997

    I don't agree to this party:

    Next is that both Mew and Ditto are the only two Pokemon that have ever been able to learn the move Transform. You'd think that with four new generations since then, with nearly 500 more Pokemon, that you'd see at least one other that can learn Transform, and yet ... there hasn't been a single one. It's a move that has remained unique to both Mew and Ditto.

    Smeargle can do sketch on transform.
    Every pokémon with Mimic can do Transform (only once though, or you need to rage glitch the Mimic.)
  11. Azyvli

    Azyvli Legendary Assassin

    Hmm.. I've never heard of that theory before... From what you explained... I think it might be true!
  12. PsiOmega

    PsiOmega Some donkus

    I've heard this one before. But if Mewtwo is a clone of Mew, and if Ditto is a failed Mew clone, then is Ditto a failed Mewtwo attempt?
  13. poopoop

    poopoop SPPF STAFF

    it would be cool if it was real
  14. Archangel Azazel

    Archangel Azazel Fallen Angel

    I have heard of this theory and I kinda agree with this theory. It piques my interest as to how supposedly Ditto could be the failed Mews.
  15. DarkPhoenix

    DarkPhoenix Member

    It could possibly be a byproduct. Like the unwanted material from it's creation. Some sort of sludge thing.
  16. Valkneer

    Valkneer Wandering Trainer

    I heard that Ditto is a failed experiment on creating Mewtwo because Ditto and Mew has some common traits.
    At least that's what I heard :L
  17. フェージングのエコー

    フェージングのエコー The Boss of ur Boss

    Ditto is only purple in the games-it's real color is mew-pink.

    It would be just like GF to do this on purpose... I'm leaning to the beleiving side, but my mind can still be changed if evidence is given.
  18. Codeepfly

    Codeepfly MyCaruba

    Crazy theory. Crazy enough it just might be true! Wow this is interesting. Facts are supportive!
  19. destinydude000

    destinydude000 The Awesome Dude

    Yeah it's true!!!
  20. Avaritia

    Avaritia New Member

    I remember reading this somewhere, and I did always think it was possible. I don't think all this evidence can be a coincidence, and I find it entirely possible. But this also makes me think of the many similar traits between Zoroark and Ninetales, but those probably should go into their own thread...

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