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What nickname did you pick for the player character?

Discussion in 'Pokémon Generation VI Discussion' started by Conquering Storm, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. Conquering Storm

    Conquering Storm Driver of the Aegis

    Just curious, since I've always found it tricky to decide on one.

    For my part, I usually make up a nickname by shortening the name I originally picked. So, for instance, I picked the nickname Cat for Katrina on my first playthrough; Alex for Alexandra on my second; and Ven for Raven on my fourth. On my third playthrough, I had named myself Ilmarinen, and couldn't think of a good nickname, so I decided to just have Ilmarinen as the nickname. On my current playthrough I named myself Fox, which obviously is hard to shorten, so I picked the nickname Fox-chan.
     
  2. Aquarelle

    Aquarelle Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    On Y, I went with My Lord to make my character look super important (and because I couldn't come up with anything else).
    On my current save file on X, I picked HotStuff as a joke (and because I couldn't come up with anything else).

    Next time I replay X, I think I'll just go with my real life nickname or a variation of it.
     
  3. Kalosian

    Kalosian Never Say Forever

    On X, where I play as the Male character, I gave him the nickname Master because I couldn't think of anything better. I enjoyed seeing my rivals calling me Master all the time when I met them in the game, so it turned out great.

    On Y, where I play as the Female character, I gave her the nickname Princess. This was because I think its a fun nickname for a Female character, and it goes well with the actual name I gave her, creating two references to other things.

    I also use these same two nicknames for my characters in Join Avenue on B2/W2 so I guess they weren't the most unique, but I'm still satisfied with how they turned out.
     
  4. Jirachi100

    Jirachi100 Kirby Fan

    I picked Kirby even though my character is a girl. I'm obsessed with the Kirby games is why that happened. I also used that name in White.
    Edit: Oh right... Your friends ask for a nickname. I totally forgot! I chose Keeby. ..It's also Kirby related.
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2016
  5. Captain Jigglypuff

    Captain Jigglypuff Leader of Jigglypuff

    In X my character is named Teena Marie and her nickname is Lady T which was the singer's nickname and it's crazy that I didn't need to customize it.
     
  6. Earth Wolf-Howl

    Earth Wolf-Howl Nuzlocker

    It usually depends on the name I use, but usually, I stick with a particular nickname for any name.

    With my default name, Earth, I use the nickname 'E-Cat'. It's a bit of a reference to my first AC:NL town- one of my villagers decided to call me E-Cat, and I've used it ever since. I have been highly tempted to nickname myself E-Mail, though.

    With my typical male name, Tao, I called myself T-Bone in reference to the steak. It was a perfect opportunity.

    Other times, though, it depends. One time I didn't even use a nickname at all. I just went by Lore. Now, I'm hopping on the honorific bandwagon and calling myself 'Lord Locke' in this run. It's not as fun as I expected.
     
  7. kawaiiconcept

    kawaiiconcept TOP OF THE MORNIN'

    I chose little K
    cuse I always go by kawaii
    even acnl
    and even though im really tall I liked little K it sounded cute.
    though in my last run I went with lady k
    a bit too pretensious for me though
     
  8. Solaire_of_Astora

    Solaire_of_Astora Warrior of Sunlight

    I chose Chief, as that's what people call me.
    (Navy man and all)
     
  9. Birds of Paradise

    Birds of Paradise FireStorm

    Last two games I used Raven and Jet. It takes me a while to come up with a name that I like, especially since its permanent for that play through and half of my games I never restart because of all of the items and stuff that I'd lose.
     
  10. Charoshi

    Charoshi Charmander is best

    I'm pretty sure I did the very uncreative mistress/master thing. I think I don't actually remember 100% haha
     
  11. ninjaman

    ninjaman New Member

    I chose Benja. It's what my girlfriend calls me so I thought it would be good. It's getting kind of cringeworthy though the more I see it in game.
     
  12. DracosWulfgar

    DracosWulfgar what ever........

    I picked Wulfgar because I like my middle name.
     
  13. Hunter Zolomon

    Hunter Zolomon Well-Known Member

    I always pick Brandon because that's my real name lol. I'm not very creative when it comes to nicknames.
     
  14. Watty

    Watty Member

    I've chose in x my nickname Watty and for my male character in y, Iwan.
    And in AS i've chosen another ... Euphemia! x3
     
  15. Paul1985

    Paul1985 Well-Known Member

    I chose my own name in both X and Y which is Paul as I've always done that on every game I've played.
     
  16. Zoruagible

    Zoruagible Lover of underrated characters

    I went with Shadow, cause that's what my online friends call me.
     
  17. Italianbaptist

    Italianbaptist Informed Casual

    In my current runthrough my nickname is Squid as an homage to Rocket Power :)
     
  18. Izanagi777

    Izanagi777 Well-Known Member

    Well, i myself use "Kirino" as my nickname in Pokemon X games.. I would go with Serena when i play pokemon Y though, given that i like her character in the anime..
     
  19. Satoshi & Touko

    Satoshi & Touko Queen of Adorableness <3

    For my game, since I was playing as the girl despite being a dude, I named my character "Ayla". This is because this would have been my first name if I was born a girl. I thought it was a pretty name that suited my kind of heroine well.
     
  20. xerxes

    xerxes ようこそ!ワタシの音楽工場へへへへへ

    I use Katsu in nearly every game. It's just my nickname in real life.
     

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