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General Character Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Pokémon - Generation VII Discussion' started by Endless, Feb 27, 2016.

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  1. Endless

    Endless Sun God ☉

    Discuss characters like professors, rivals and so on here. Even the protagonists. Doesn't matter if they are new or reappearing.
    Try to keep discussion of characters that already have separate threads in said threads.
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2016
  2. hydrosharp_98

    hydrosharp_98 27/02/96

    We need a rival worth having, like Blue and Silver. Someone we actually want to face.

    This may come as a surprise to some, but I'd actually love to see Oak in these games - it is the 20th Anniversary after all.
  3. I'd like to see another female professor, since Juniper is the only female one so far.

    Having Oak in the games for the 20th anniversary would make sense. Also, along with that have a blue or silver-like rival as well. It's definitley satisfying battling and beating those rivals that are jerks toward you in the beginning.
  4. clbgolden12

    clbgolden12 Alolan (and soon to be Galarian) trainer

    I'm hoping that, like XY and BW, you have a group of rivals. One being the classic rival, being the opposite gender (and choosing the starter super effective against yours), one actually being your younger sister (choosing the starter weak to yours), and, given the region seems to have a tropical theme, maybe a surfer like dude (and like Tierno and Trevor, he doesn't choose a starter).
    Not too sure about the professor, both name wise and what they'd study. Maybe something like Professor Palm, and studies how the day/night cycle affects Pokemon.
  5. Torpoleon

    Torpoleon Well-Known Member

    This would be great. I do want another rival like Blue & Silver (or even Hugh) and having multiple rivals is nice too! The more the merrier! I just want them all to have decent teams throughout the story. If they all don't have at least 5 (or even 4 for some of them, assuming we get more than 1 rival), I'll be pretty annoyed. And we should be able to rematch them anytime after beating the story. Those are some of the reasons why I really liked Barry.
  6. Also, if these games have it where we have about three other friend-like characters along with the rival (so four total) than I hope they're more interesting (and less annoying) than our friends in X and Y. I personally didn't like the friends we had in those games.
  7. Pokegirl Fan~

    Pokegirl Fan~ ^Me whenever I visit the PAD

  8. Wulava

    Wulava Chuffed to bits Staff Member Moderator

    That picture actually got me thinking...

    What if the main characters this time are just tourists in that region?
    Would be a nice change.
  9. Satoshi & Touko

    Satoshi & Touko Glimwood Tangle is Literal Dreamland

    Kinda surprised this kind of thread got started when we don't have any confirmed characters yet (I don't think anyway).

    Buuuuut, I hope the female protagonist is someone I'd likely portray as the spunky and energetic type, so that I'd find her to be another great girl for Ash :D <3
  10. Mrs. Oreo

    Mrs. Oreo Banned

    The guy looks a bit like Red although the girl could be any one. I'm not sure that they're the Sun and Moon protagonists tho. ^^
  11. Chomper4

    Chomper4 Well-Known Member

    I feel there will be two rivals, one will be the friendly rival that the player character you did not choose, and the other being a bratty boy who brags about being farther in progress than you but whines like a baby whenever you beat him.

    And I also want to see another female professor.
  12. Torpoleon

    Torpoleon Well-Known Member

    The one with the red shirt looks like a guy to me. In early screenshots of BW, I remembered thinking that Hilbert looked like a girl.

    By the way, I like the idea of Professor Oak appearing in this game, which I think was mentioned in this thread. It ties in nicely with the 20th anniversary. Maybe he could even give Kanto starters too. We haven't actually seen Oak since HGSS. I just hope the new region doesn't have obvious Kanto references like Kalos did.
  13. Now that I keep looking at it, the one in the red shirt does look like a guy. How the hair appears a tad longer than usual threw me off.
  14. Neon Rabbit

    Neon Rabbit Member

  15. Afrodisiac

    Afrodisiac break up w yo gf, im bored


    This girl might be a future rival/supporting character. Interestingly enough, she looks like Shauna. She's carrying a Machamp, Wobbuffet and Furfrou.
  16. Chomper4

    Chomper4 Well-Known Member

    I actually the red guy is a fisherman.
  17. MerCurry

    MerCurry Functioning Idiot

    I kind of want the default Protags to be walking Call Backs to the past ones. In a way that's both subtle AND new!
  18. Wulava

    Wulava Chuffed to bits Staff Member Moderator

    It would be nice to have a jerk rival once again.
    Or someone that isn't really an acquaintance/friend.

    Silver, still in is IMO, the best one.
  19. Missingno.Fan

    Missingno.Fan Well-Known Member

    I want another jerk rival. A friendly rival can get the starter that is weak to yours, but I want a jerk to get the one that is strong. Also I want more dark skinned characters.
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