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Origin: It is best to go with what is officially given. And here is some advice for ya'll that are new I guess.
Maybe it's Ghost Typing could come from the evil owl spirit La Lechuza in Mexican folklore. She was an old woman who was murdered by a group of townspeople that considered her a "witch" who now comes back in the form of an owl to attack those who wronged her. A more light hearted basis could be on Santa Muerte (Holy Death) a revered figure of death in Mexican folklore who acts as a protector, healer, and helps with travel into the afterlife. She is often depicted with an owl, as owls are her messengers, and it is even believed that if someone hears the cry of an owl, than death is soon to come. Santa Muerte then guides the soul of the person who died into the afterlife. [[User:Logo7|Logo7]] ([[User talk:Logo7|talk]]) 15:53, 30 October 2016 (UTC)
:Gaijin Goombah is not a reliable frame of reference. Nor is any YouTuber's observation and/or opinion on game design. It has nothing to do with Mexico.--[[User:BlisseyandtheAquaJets|BlisseyandtheAquaJets]] ([[User talk:BlisseyandtheAquaJets|talk]]) 16:11, 30 October 2016 (UTC)
::Sorry, just trying to help. [[User:Logo7|Logo7]] ([[User talk:Logo7|talk]]) 16:12, 30 October 2016 (UTC)
::I honestly didn't know that it wasn't reliable. While I do agree with him, I'll try to remember not to post anything else from him on this site. Sorry for the inconvenience.[[User:Logo7|Logo7]] ([[User talk:Logo7|talk]]) 16:14, 30 October 2016 (UTC)
:::As far as any frame of reference or any source, it is best to stick with primarily the official information that comes straight from {{tt|the designers themselves or Nintendo or Game Freak|i.e. an official announcement from the Pokémon website or something like that}}. Best to avoid any fan-theories from Twitter, a Youtuber, or the like. I mean looking at sources like {{tt|Wikipedia|cautiously, of course, as like this site, people can just edit in something random}} or just a more {{tt|creditable source|question is, what would be considered 'creditable'? IDK, I digress}} is obviously alright. Also, [[User talk:Logo7|Logo]], when replying to someone directly like that, try to use a ":" in front of your reply to indent it. Anyway, for now, Decidueye is based off of {{tt|a species|or more species}} of {{wp|owl}} and an {{wp|archer}}. I'd say that being a {{t|Ghost}} type has at least to do with how {{wp|aumakua|Hawaiians perceive/portray owls in their culture}} but that maybe pushing it as far as me trying to avoid adding {{tt|speculation|best to avoid speculation here}}. And [[User talk:Macsen|Macsen]], I already mentioned the {{wp|stilt-owl}} in my statement a bit above yours and really as I concluded, that seems to be more of a {{tt|[[fossil]]-like scenario anyway|yes, I know Chikorita and Tropius seem to be based off of extinct animals like sauropods, but I still say it might be a stretch, look I already said what I needed to say earlier, just read the conversation from the beginning...}}. Btw, try using two "{"s and "}"s when linking to Wikipedia via template, you won't be stuck with a "wp:" in front. ----[[User:NateVirus|<span style="color:blue">NateVirus</span>]]<small>''([[User talk:NateVirus|<span style="color:green">Talk</span>]]''|''[[Special:Contributions/NateVirus|<span style="color:red">Contributions</span>]]''</small>) 19:13, 30 October 2016 (UTC)
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