Not too long ago, the final evolution forms for Pokemon’s Sun and Moon starters were revealed. I’m always excited tto see the final evolutions, but I have to admit, I was shocked this time around.
I’m not typically one to nit-pick the designs of Pokemon. I love each and every one of them, whether most people think they look ridiculous or not.
First up, there’s Decidueye. I definitely think his final form looks pretty cool. He looks tough, yet wise, as owls as usually pegged.
I definitely think his final form looks pretty cool. He looks tough, yet wise, as owls as usually pegged. I especially like that his wings look like a cape which I’m sure will look awesome while he flies.
Decidueye’s final type is Grass/Ghost, which I definitely found interesting. We have a limited amount of Pokemon with this type match-up, but I like how they gave it to a starter. Because, to be honest, I assumed he would be a Grass/Flying type.
Next, there’s Incineroar. Here’s where I was taken a little back by the design.
My first thought when I saw this Pokemon was, this is Tony the Tiger in his mega evolution form.
Litten looks so spunky and adorable and grows into Torracat, who looks like a teenage version of Litten. Incineroar looks like he made the wrong choices in his teenage years and grew into an angry guy.
Don’t get me wrong, this won’t influence my choice of getting Litten first, and I’m sure Incineroar is going to be a beast of a Pokemon. I also like the fact that he’s Fire/Dark as opposed to Fire/Fighting. Then again, his design looks as though he should be Fighting.
Finally, we have Primarina. I’m sure people who were making fun of Popplio’s design aren’t laughing anymore.
Primarina looks like a majestic mermaid, yet I can see a slight smirk on her face. She’s definitely going to be a tough one.
Primarina is Water/Fairy, which isn’t that uncommon anymore since Fairy became a type. I feel like we have a lot of Water/Fairy types, but we’ve never had a starter become a Fairy. Then again, I’m not too picky on the types.
This final form definitely looks like it’s going to be cool to battle with!
I’m happy with all the final evolutions, types, battle moves, and even the designs, despite what this post was about.
I was only taken aback by Incineroar’s design because the three stages usually go from kid to teenager to adult. I felt as though that wasn’t the case for Litten. Something happened in his teenagehood that caused him to stand on two legs and look like a tough guy.
Then again, we have Solgaleo as one of our legendaries. Maybe they didn’t want them to be too similar? I don’t know.
For the most part, I’m happy with the final evolutions and I can’t wait to get my hands on the game!
What was your reaction to the final forms? Which will you choose as your starter?