Well Ash will have to eventually complete each of them so why not try to complete a few of them this region which would be extremely good and we could finally mark them off of the list.
That's still not adding much to Ash's team other than being a Pokemon that can use Poison Type moves and being speedier than Incineroar. Did Leavanny really add much to Ash's team when he already had Snivy? Did Palpitoad add to Ash's team when he already had Oshawott? No. Not really. Hell, even Kingler didn't do anything unril the league.I don't know I still wouldn't say that Ash catching a Salandit wouldn't really be redundant considering a potential Incinroar for Ash will probably have 2 Fire type moves, 1 Dark type move, and 1 Fighting type move while Salazzle would probably have 1 Fire type move, 1 Dragon type move, and then either 1 Poison type move and 1 move of another type or 2 Poison type moves, so I don't think that a shallow move pool for Salazzle really matters as there is enough offensive moves that it can get out of the move set to make it work.
As for the whole speed not matter to Ash as much as people think it does while mobility does matter, you make it sound like you somehow think Incineroar is somehow more mobile then Salazzle or that Salazzle isn't that mobile, the thing is that given Salazzle's body shaped, speed, and weight I can't see how Salazzle wouldn't be that mobile, if anything I think it would be more mobile then Incineroar.
I don't see Ash with Salandit/Salazzle because what kind of "hero" poisons his opponents? Ash hasn't used status moves since Butterfree and he eventually stopped using Attract after Clay told him how cheap it was. Why get a poison type if you won't even use it as such?
I wonder though, if Lillie does get Nebby will it be Solgaleo or Lunala? And on what basis does the other legendary appear for if one of them is shown by Lillie?
Unless the writers have something else planned, i think that the Nebby plotline could be reserved for the movies.
Even if that's not the case and it becomes part of the TV anime series, then i guess we could get something similar to the Meloetta arc in Nebby's case.
Not necessarily, because there is a Kahuna (Nanu) who rewards Island Challengers with Darkium-Z. For that sole reason, I'm not sure we can rule out Ash getting the Darkium-Z just yet.
Yeah probably. I also think Rockium Z may also be ruled out due to Gladion, but it also depends on what Z crystal Olivia will give.
I think we can. I highly doubt TR and Ash are both going to use Blackhole Eclipse.Not necessarily, because there is a Kahuna (Nanu) who rewards Island Challengers with Darkium-Z. For that sole reason, I'm not sure we can rule out Ash getting the Darkium-Z just yet.
I don't think we can rule out Rockium-Z, either, not only because that's the Z-Crystal Olivia gives out to Island Challengers, but also because Ash has a Rock type Pokémon, Rockruff. It doesn't make much sense for Ash not to earn the Z-Crystal corresponding to the typing of each of his Pokémon.