>"Bird keeper Lance want to fight!"
>>46785379>Sky Master LanceFixed
>>46785379>Dragonite, Aerodactyl, Charizard, Gyarados>birds
>>46785379>Lance with Bird Keeper AIjesus christ
>>46785379Why the fuck wasn;t Karen the champion? does Lame Freak hate the Kansai region so fucking racist that they won't make from Johto be the champion even though Karen could BTFO of that glorified Bird Keeper while blindfolded.
>>46785393Technically Lance is from Johto, same as Claire.
>>46785482>Technically Lance is from JohtoHow will Kantocucks ever recover?>same as Claire.oh
>>46785710Lance and Clair are cousins. The old man in the Dragon's Dan is their grandfather. They're both from Blackthorn CIty.
It was fun bulldozing his team with miltank's rollout.
>>46785720>Lance and Clair are cousins. The old man in the Dragon's Dan is their grandfatherYeah, we knew about their relationship.>They're both from Blackthorn CIty.Source?
>>46785910>There are a lot of dragon masters in Blackthorn City, where I'm from.>Speaking of dragon Pokémon, that reminds me of my hometown, Blackthorn City.>Back in my hometown of Blackthorn City, my cape is like a uniform. When people see it, they know I'm a dragon master.
>>467853883/4 of the them don't have the Dragon type, so yes.
>>46786183>pterodactyl, flying dragon-like lizard/salamander, and water dragon serpent>birds
>>46786183Lance is a dragon trainer, not a Dragon-type trainer.
>>46786667No shit humans don't have types retard.
>>46785393>why wasn't random bitch the champion instead of the character who was built-up throughout the story
>>46785388>aerodactyl, charizard, gyrados>dragons>>46786721/thread
>>46785890>>46786667Made me laugh
>>46786667>Dragon-type trainer>When all his mons are flyingYou can't be this retarded.
>>46786748Yes. If it looks like a dragon, it is one. There are Dragon types that aren't dragons, and dragons that aren't Dragon types.
>>46786554>flying lizard>birdsYes.Are you retarded?
>>46786842>Yes. If it looks like a dragon, it is oneand what dragon does aerodactyl look like? retardmeanwhile, all the pokemon are clearly flying types
>>46786842>it's a dragon even if it doesn't have the type specifically made to classify pokemon as dragons because muh gacha game said so
>>46786842the company would have made them dragon types if they were dragons faggot
>>46786867How does that boot you're licking taste?
>>46786879*the company would have made them dragon types if they were competentftfy
>>46786882How’s that head canon of yours faggot?
>>46786885and how is aerodactyl a dragon? meanwhile all of lances mons can fly therefore lance is a flying master and not a dragon master
>>46786892>spelling headcanon as two words
>>46786892hows your moms basement?
"Clown Volkner wants to fight!"
>>46786902How is Alolan-Exeggutor a dragon?
>>46786908I CAN'T SWEEP VOLKNER WITH MY TORTERRA, WHICH MEANS HE'S A CLOWN CLOWN CLOWN CLOWN CLOWN CLOWN CLOWN, WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>>46786905Nice pic of yourself anon>>46786907Ironically enough I’m actually in your moms basement, I’m banging her tonight, yeah imma cum in that pussy, bitch
>>46786908Same issue as Flint, there's literally only the Luxray line, Raichu line and Pachirisu for Electric Types in DP.It's actually no fucking wonder they're bros, neither of them have enough of their type in DP Sinnoh to have a proper team.
>>46786910>implying 7th gen is any good and not shunned and forgotten aboutanswer the question faggot
>>46786924Ok, but stop ignoring the fact Alolan-Exeggutor exists, just becaise you personally disliked Gen 7
>>46786919a "your mom" joke in 2021. wow
>>467869352021 inches deep inside yo mom
>>46786865>I'm so retarded that I need a blue box next to my Pokemon to know if it's a dragon or notDragon, as in the type, is an element. They're just Pokemon that control dragon energy. They aren't always dragons themselves (see: Alolan Exeggutor, Regidrago).
>>46786930because the company that made and designed it deemed it a dragon, faggotnow why do you think aerodactyl is a dragon?
>>46786943>now why do you think aerodactyl is a dragon?Because it looks like one, nigger. If Tyrantrum gets to be a Dragon-Type, why not Aero?
>>46786902The Japanese word for dinosaur translates to "scary dragon". The Japanese word for pterosaur (what Aerodactly is based on) also translates to "winged dragon". Thus, it is a dragon.
>>46786941>I'm so retarded, I eat up anything Game Freak says to try and justify their shitty game design decisions. Even if it comes from a shitty gacha game
>>46786957>>46786958dinosaurs ≠ dragons retard
>>46786964Not in Nipponistan, where the games are made
>>46786943The very existence of Regidrago proves that being Dragon type has nothing to do with actually being a dragon and everything to do with "dragon energy"Dragalge was also explained this gen as using sunlight to generate dragon energy
>>46786964Then why is tyrantrum a dragon dumbass ?
>>46786964Haxorus and Tyrantrum are both based on dinosaurs, and are Dragon type
>>46786971They only started doing this "energy" shit in Gen 8. They also talk about "dark energy", whatever the fuck that is
>>46786972>>46786976why isnt every fossil pokemon a dragon. they're all dinosaurs hurr durr
>>46786978They didn't just start doing it. It's something we already knew. We already knew that every type had its own elemental energy and that a Pokemon's "type" is just the element it manipulates.
>>46786941>I'm so retarded I need an offspin gacha coomer game to tell me how Pokemon types work.Kek, like clockwork.
>>46786985It's something we already knew for years, retard, you're just slowWe already knew that a Pokemon's type is its elemental power, it has nothing to do with its physiology
>>46786993If you showed pictures of Aerodactyl, Charizard, or Gyarados to any normie, they'd say yes, those are dragonsAerodactyl is a generic wyvern, Gyarados is a generic chinese dragon, and Charizard is a generic western dragon
There are only so many actual dragons, why wouldn't Dragon Tamers also train dragon-like pokemon to increase their team's viability or just because that's what they like to do?Like, if I like model tanks I might also build model planes, or trains, or gundams because there's an overlap in the skillset and because I'm not a human cardboard cutout.Is this /vp/ projecting their literal autism on fictional characters again?
>was called a "Dragon Pokemon" even before it got a Dragon-type evolution
>>46786997aerodactyl is a pterodactyl not a wyvern
>>46786991>>46786983No, they never started doing it, it's just your seething headcanon that you're now associating with a gacha game that has a noncanon text saying "not all dragon have the dragon type" in it.>physiology has nothing to do with the elemental type that an animal would be classified asYour autistic stretch is embarrassing, lmao
Watson is my favorite Kanto gym leader
>>46787002Sea Horses are called something like Dragons' Bastards in Japan
>>46787005Literally everything in Masters has to be approved by TPC, therefore it's canon.
>>46787002And it got fixed 1 gen later when it got a dragon-type evolution. What's your point?
Why are people violent itt
>>46787002>>46787008It eventually evolves into a Dragon-Type, so I'd say it's fair
>>46787010Dragon types still aren't always dragonsSee: Altaria, Alolan Exeggutor, Guzzlord, Regidrago (which is literally just a golem made out of dragon energy)
>>46786917Aside from Octillery, what Pokemon there isn’t instantly beat by Torterra?
>>46786941>Dragon, as in the type, is an element.Literally all insect Pokemon have the Bug type, and those who don't have other types that suit them.Stop with this retarded cope.
>>46787003They're pretty much the same thing
>>46787012Autists who still don't understand that a Pokemon's type is its element, not necessarily what the Pokemon isMost Fire Pokemon aren't literally fire, most Water Pokemon aren't literally water
>>46786941>it's about the element!Ah yes my favorite Bug-Type, Landorus.
>>46787015Admittedly, Volkner could be a little better at BTFO'ing kids who only use their starter, and no other Pokemon, but people are still gonna bitch and complain about his team not being mono-Electric, anyway
>>46787024Landorus's elements are Ground and Flying, not Bug
>>46787014>ExeggutorDracaena.>GuzzlordLooks enough like a dragon.>Regidrago Has dragon hands.Only Altaria doesn't make sense.
>>46787035>Looks enough like a dragon.And Chaizard, Aerodactyl and Gyarados don't?
>>46787033>and those who don't have other types that suit them
>>46785710The game stupid
>>46787020The very existence of things like gems, plates, and Z-Crystals prove that types are elemental, not physical. When an Absol uses Megahorn, the Bug type comes from the Bug type energy it's channeling into its horn.
>>46787038>Flying doesn't suit Aerodactyl, Charizard, or Gyarados. All Pokemon that can fly
>>46787033a scorpion otherwise known as a bug you absolute retard
>>46787035Exegutor is a palm tree, not a dracaenaGuzzlord looks like nothing like a dragon, it only has extremely superficial draconian traits, it looks more like a demon than a dragonRegidrago still isn't a dragon, it's a golem shaped like one
>>46787038What point are you even making>every bug pokemon is bug type except the ones that aren't but that's finemeanwhile>every dragon pokemon is dragon type except the ones that aren't but that's not fine???
>>46787023>Autists who still don't understand that a Pokemon's type is its element, which heavily correlates to physiology.>Most Fire Pokemon are Pokemon that manipulate fire all Water Pokemon manipulate or live in water, therefore if a Pokemon doesn't have the dragon type it can't be classified as a dragon.Ftfy
Why do elemental dinosaurs and lizards have to fucking be dragons
reminder to every spergelord here, gyrados is a sea serpent not some faggot chinese dragon
>>46787020>Literally all insect Pokemon have the Bug type, and those who don't have other types that suit them.And all dragon Pokemon that don't have the Dragon type have other types that suit them.Way to kill your own argument
>>46787060It's a chinese dragon that acts like a western one (known for being violent and burning down villages/towns/cities)
>>46787060>gyrados is a sea serpent not some faggot chinese dragonThen why does it look like a faggot chinese dragon?
>>46787060hmmm yes, I too enjoy being a retard
>>46787061Gyarados can't even learn Fly, and as for Charizard, there are other Dragons with wings that still have the Dragon type.Why are lancefags so embarrassingly autistic, lmao.
>>46787057Except Dragon (the element) is different from dragon (the animal)By your logic, Yamper isn't a dog because it isn't a Dog type, even though it's explicitly called a "herding dog"
>>46787061If it has no good physical and/or special Flying-Type STAB move it can use, then Flying doesn't fit the Pokemon over DragonYes, I don't count Fly as a good move
>>46787063>>46787064>uuhhhhhrrr exeggutor isn't based on the dracanea because I said so>NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GYARADOS IS VERY CLEARLY A CHINESE DRAGON BECAUSE MUH RETARDATION SAID SO!!!!!!
>>46787069Gyarados has wind powers.
>>46787069>Gyarados can't even learn FlyNeither can ScytherWhat is this an argument for, or against?
>>46787074Gyarados is a chinese dragon because it's clearly based off a chinese dragon. Therefore, it should be Water/Dragon-Type
>>46786917This is literally exactly what I look like and it's the exact face I make when someone insults Gen 4 in any way.
>>46787074The fact that it evolves from a carp means that it is indeed a dragon
>>46787003Pterosaurs are quadrupedal and have their wing membranes connecting from the tip of the pinky fingers to the ankles, like simpler bats. Of course Aerodactyl is a pterosaur, but saying that it doesn't have some wyvern inspiration is like saying Garchomp doesn't have jet inspiration because it's primarily a shark.
>>46787080Gyarados learns Bounce and Hurricane so I still don't see your point
>>46785379>"Ruin Maniac Raihan wants to fight!"
>>46787070>Except Dragon (the element) is different from dragon (the animal)Dragon and Bug are the only types named after specific creatures, and all bug pokemon aside from Drapion (who isn't even a bug technically) have Bug in their typing. If Pokemon was a dragon, then it would have the Dragon type.>By your logic, Yamper isn't a dog because it isn't a Dog type, even though it's explicitly called a "herding dog"If Dog was a real Pokemon type, then, yes, Yamper should be a Dog type. And if Charizard, Aerodactyl and Gyarados were real dragons, then they would've had the Dragon type.
>>46787091I feel like Raihan was supposed to be themed after buildings and be Ground or Steel themed until late in development when they realized they didn't have the obligatory Dragon trainer
>>46787098>If Pokemon was a dragon, then it would have the Dragon type.Not according to the people that actually make the game canon
>>46787098The franchise says otherwise. Gyarados, Charizard, are commonly referred to as dragons in canon despite not having the type.Needing the Dragon type to be a dragon is just a retarded headcanon that you made up
>>46787124And Gyara, Zard, ect, being "dragons" and not Dragon-Type is a flimsy, retarded justification Game Freak uses, so they never have to retcon their shitty decisions and legacy design
>>46787124you're the type of faggot that'd try to hit charizard with an ice move thinking it was super effective
>>46787129That wouldn't be true even if it was a Dragon type, because the Fire type would cancel it out
>>46787130>implying charizard wouldnt be dragon flying with the massive wings on its back
>>46787135Its tail is literally on fire
>>46787128>shitty decisionsstarters as dragons would be OP, especially when dragons were already OP as fuck
>>46787139hence its not a fucking dragon type
>>46787128Gyarados and Charizard were both created before the Dragon type was. Dragon type was a last minute addition to Gen 1, designed solely for Lance as a "final boss" type that resists all of the starter types.
>>46787142>dragons don't breathe fire
>>46787144So, it's just legacy design that should be changed to fit within modern-day Pokemon standards?
>>46787161Legacy design that it's too late to change, the only type that's ever been outright changed is Normal (which is the closest thing there is to typeless)
How the fuck did this retard get to be champion of anything?
>>46787226>Legacy design that it's too late to changeLiterally how, and why?
they literally changed charizard and gyrados into dragon types with megas yet aerodactyl stays rock/flying
>>46787248Aerodactyl is stuck as Rock/Flying because all fossilmons need to be Rock type, apparently
>>46787235The Gen 1 E4 are super incompetent assholes that stay locked up in their castle all day and don't do shit. Lance only even comes out in Gen 2 to trash the scraps of Team Rocket and does about as well as an eleven-year old. The rest of the E4 got booted from their positions within 3 years of losing to Red except Bruno who literally just catches strong mons in Victory Road.The Indigo League is a joke.
>>46787270Aerodactyl could've been Rock/Dragon
>>46787291Megadactyl definitely should have been. I think they just kept it Rock/Flying to reinforce its status as a frail fast attacker with better utility in Roost and Tailwind - not that a Rock/Dragon Mega couldn't run the same set.
>>46787310>I think they just kept it Rock/Flying to reinforce its status as a frail fast attacker with better utility in Roost and Tailwind Non-Flying-Types can still use Roost/Tailwind>not that a Rock/Dragon Mega couldn't run the same set.So basically, Game Freak's retarded
>>46786910Its based on a hawaiian dragon that transforms into palm trees as a disguise
>>46785379Sometimes I fantasize about a bird-themed champion and I think it could be pretty cool.>Corviknight>Braviary>Honchkrow>Xatu>Decidueye>Altaria
>>46787319Yeah.I wouldn't be surprised if Megadactyl didn't get Dragon just to make MegaZard more EPIC and speshul
>>46786978dark pulse mentions dark energy in its description and its old af
>>46787248mega gyarados is water/dark
>>46787310THEY KEPT IT ROCK FLYING BECAUSE ITS A FUCKING BIRD AND NOT A DRAGON YOU ABSOLUTE MONGALOID
>>46787006I get that they wanted to use steel to make it a challenge for retards who didn't bother to have a fire or fighting type in their teams but would it have hurt that much for them to include a freaking Electrike
>>46786183what kind of retarded logic is that?
>>46786993>Lopunny is "thematically appropriate for heat"It's not even a female you fucking furry.
>>46785720do you think Clair wants Lance's dick despite their family relations?
>>46785379Dragon is something inherent to one's soul, not constrained by type advantages and disadvantages. Lance is the ultimate chad for realizing this.
>>46785393Because karen is a literal retard that got onto the league by sucking enough dicks
>>46787319>So basically, Game Freak's retarded
In my Red version, I named my rival Lance because I forgot his name was Gary. When I got to the Elite 4 I was kind of confused for a second.
>>46787140but we have a fairy starter
>>46787005>>46787016this has nothing to do with canonical context, but an official matter.it's like crying about SS4 being non-canon, despite the fact Toei/Shieisha/Toriyama want it referenced everywhere to where it's an element of nu-Broly's gimmick in Super.if you don't like it, deal with it. the people writing the shit is aware of the meme.