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Rumors & Leaks - Speculation/Discussion Thread [⚠️PLEASE HIDE STORY SPOILERS⚠️]

Smeargle-Sketch

Sketcher of Smeargles
Fun fact, the Ruinous Quartet legendaries' names are just literal descriptors of what they are.

Ting-Lu: Vessel-Deer
Chien-Pao: Sword-Leopard
Wo-Chien: Snail-Bamboo
Chi-Yu: Fish-Jade
 

Copley Hill Gym

Well-Known Member
3 hours of play today, and my overall impression is of a very epic (in size) game, with great ambition, but the overall quality is just not as polished as SW/SH or PLA. There's so much to like about it though and I currently have no badges, have encountered no titans, but I have caught 45 Pokémon so far...!!! That's 45 registered in the Pokedex.
 

dss_live

Water and Fairy-type master
I was a bit worried after allthe reports of gamebreaking performance issues. Luckily, after playing all day, there really haven't been any big issues. Sure some animations for things happening in the background could have been animated in more than 3 frames (looking at the kids swinging their legs beneath the desk) and there was a funny t-pose for a split second before the screen went black to fade out of the cutscene. It could definately be better performance-wise, for sure. Not trying to downplay it.

But no real gamebreaking issues for me, no lag either so far. Overall I've been very happy, there are things that need to be improved for sure (like giving pokemon a speedboost while following), but there is a lot of good in the game as well.
 

Civatin

New Member
I was a bit worried after allthe reports of gamebreaking performance issues. Luckily, after playing all day, there really haven't been any big issues. Sure some animations for things happening in the background could have been animated in more than 3 frames (looking at the kids swinging their legs beneath the desk) and there was a funny t-pose for a split second before the screen went black to fade out of the cutscene. It could definately be better performance-wise, for sure. Not trying to downplay it.

But no real gamebreaking issues for me, no lag either so far. Overall I've been very happy, there are things that need to be improved for sure (like giving pokemon a speedboost while following), but there is a lot of good in the game as well.
Yeah, I'm playing on an OLED switch (digital download onto SD card), and my main issue is that everything takes maybe half a second more than it should (menus opening up, transition from buildings to outer world, etc.). It's not gamebreaking, but definitely noticeable and an bit annoying.
 

Copley Hill Gym

Well-Known Member
3 hours of play today, and my overall impression is of a very epic (in size) game, with great ambition, but the overall quality is just not as polished as SW/SH or PLA. There's so much to like about it though and I currently have no badges, have encountered no titans, but I have caught 45 Pokémon so far...!!! That's 45 registered in the Pokedex.

Now 5 hours of play. Most of the issues are entirely graphical, I have not had anything near game breaking yet. So much I like - the auto battler is a brilliant addition (the lets go feature), battling/capturing doesn't feel as polished as PLA.

Overall there's so much to like about this game, but I can't help but feel a larger dev team with one more year's worth of work on it would have made it something spectacular.

Mind, I still have no badges and am barely out of the southern area of the map. It is astonishing how genuinely big Paldea is.
 

EmeraldArcanine

#TeamScorbunny
Ya'll remember how people were actually believing that Cyclizar, an apparently common pokemon, was the Legend's pre-evo?

Lol yeah no it ain't
 

RileyXY1

Young Battle Trainer
This is the final count on how many Pokemon from that particular gen are in the Paldea Regional Pokedex:

Gen 1: 44
Gen 2: 37
Gen 3: 42
Gen 4: 46
Gen 5: 32
Gen 6: 28
Gen 7: 30
Gen 8: 39
Gen 9: 103

In total, of the past gens, Generation 4 is the most represented in Paldea, with 46 Pokemon introduced in Diamond and Pearl returning. Generation 6 is the least, with only 28 Pokemon introduced in X and Y returning.
 

Jeppo

Well-Known Member
Naturally, on the day of delivery, I received an email it's been delayed upon further notice. I could've gone an picked it up in a store but oh well, what's a few more days...
 
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