There are plenty of Pokémon with beards but one in particular has been sticking with me this week. Today is the launch day for Pokémon Black 2 and Pokémon White 2, so we all get to make that decision again - who will be our starter: Snivy, Tepig, or Oshawott? Let's be honest, many people are going to reclaim their starter from Pokémon Black or Pokémon White.Read More
I may or may not have mentioned this before, but I spent the majority of my youth split between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. I went to elementary school in Kaneohe, Hawaii and then finished my pre-college education in Port Chester, New York. My father was obsessed with sailing and we spent every weekend on the boat. While I have now lived in Washington, DC for over 20 years I miss the influence of the ocean on my daily life every day.
Dear PKMN of the Week,
I think my Squirtle is so cute, much cuter than my other Pokémon. Lately, however, I've been having some behavioral issues with him. He's become moody, temperamental, and just the other day he squirted my backside while I had it turned. Do you have any advice to make me close with my beloved Squirtle again?
There's a thunder clap. Rain falls from the grey-black sky and falls hard on your face. Your opponent looks puzzled as you smile from the corner of your mouth. You arm your Pokéballs and prepare for war. Today will be your victory!
Welcome to the first official installment of Team Tactics! In this bi-weekly series we will focus on a single Pokémon and discuss how you might train it, and how it functions on a team. Keep in mind that while I consider myself fairly versed in the digital cock-fight that is Pokémon, I might not have all the answers, and I may not give you the best solution for every scenario, team, or Pokémon. I hope that when you read these articles you will use them as a template and build on them.
This week we are focusing on Kingdra, a dual-type Water/Dragon Pokémon with some interesting abilities.