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Goh's Eternatus

Hey Force Fire. Can I get an update on User:Reinhartmax/Goh's Eternatus being mainspaced? Thanks.--Reinhartmax (talk) 15:04, 3 February 2021 (UTC)

No progress as of yet.--ForceFire 05:46, 6 February 2021 (UTC)

Template edit request

Do you think the Battle Zone could deserve its own separate section on the {{Sinnoh}} template, similar to how the Isle of Armor and the Crown Tundra have theirs on the {{Galar}} template? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 15:12, 4 February 2021 (UTC)

I think the Battle Zone is more connected with the Sinnoh mainland than IoA and Crown Tundra, so they shouldn't be separated.--ForceFire 05:07, 5 February 2021 (UTC)

Shining Fates Page Creation

Hey there, Shining Fates (TCG) is pretty close to coming out and almost all, if not all, of the cards are confirmed now. I would do it myself, if I could, but I'm not there yet. Thanks! - unsigned comment from MasterEmerald (talkcontribs)

I'm sure a page will be made whenever someone can make it.--ForceFire 05:46, 6 February 2021 (UTC)


It appears that the user Luigisam is a vandal. They vandalized the talk page for Hidden Land so badly that it won't even open in the editor due to the size of the file (over 3k kilobytes), and I receive an error whenever I try to revert their edit. - unsigned comment from SpinyShell (talkcontribs)

Looks like it's been dealt with.--ForceFire 05:02, 18 February 2021 (UTC)
[[::User:Dynamicpokemaster|Dynamicpokemaster]] ([[::User talk:Dynamicpokemaster|talk]] · [[::Special:Contributions/Dynamicpokemaster|contribs]]) made an inappropriate edit that I reversed. Probably counts them as a vandal. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 18:01, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
Since it's one of their three edits, and they haven't edited since, I'd let it go for now. If they do it again, then they'll be warned.--ForceFire 16:41, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

Chloe's Eevee

Given its role in JN049 and JN055, I was wondering if User:BigDocFan/Chloe's Eevee was notable enough to be mainspaced?--BigDocFan (talk) 08:48, 18 February 2021 (UTC)

I would think so, it has had a notable role in a couple of its episodes and is basically Chloe's signature.--ForceFire 16:41, 27 February 2021 (UTC)

I might have found a bug

When I try to click on the sidebar, nothing respond except the search bar and the other languages options. Is it a problem coming from Bulbapedia or from my navigator?Kristak (talk) 12:05, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

Are you using mobile or desktop? Everything is fine on my end.--ForceFire 16:41, 27 February 2021 (UTC)
Nevermind, it is functional again. Thanks for responding.Kristak (talk) 12:52, 28 February 2021 (UTC)

explain yourself

Cher is a blatant reference to the American singer, in fact it is one of if not the most blatant reference Pokemon's dub has done. I know you live down under but surely the people down there know who Cher is. I'm in England and I know who she is, so "speculation" my foot. In other words, obvious reference is obvious. Not including it is actually quite dumb because of this fact. Aden Singh (talk) 13:38, 2 March 2021 (UTC)

Don't believe me forcy? take a look at the episode Beauties Battling for Pride and Prestige, then take a look at any Cher interview or acting gig. You'll see the same thing I do. Not sure what's available on the Aussie Netflix or how you guys get Pokemon down there, but take a look and see for yourself. I know Cher because my mum (RIP) was a huge Cher fan. It's not just the name, it's the particular voice that Hillary Thomas gives her. So it isn't "speculation" as you so smartly put it, it's a blatant reference. The only thing that would be more blatant would be giving her the surname Bono or Sarkisian. Aden Singh (talk) 13:56, 2 March 2021 (UTC)


They're back and doesn't seem to have learned their lesson.Animaltamer7 (talk) 00:10, 3 March 2021 (UTC)

Whilst they did add nonsense to the talk page, probably not enough to justify a block.--ForceFire 05:49, 6 March 2021 (UTC)

James Turner

Okay, I understand the Zigzagoon and Linoone placement, but shouldn't that mean Gigantimax Gengar should be moved as well? (BlazingTurtonator (talk) 18:42, 3 March 2021 (UTC))

Moved Gengar. I feel that users reading that list might assume it's going by production/generation order rather than it simply being listed by dex number, hence why I undid your edit.--ForceFire 05:49, 6 March 2021 (UTC)

Chloe as a protagonist

I get what you mean that she's not been labeled a protagonist, but it's not like the show explicitly labels who's a main character and who isn't (aside from Ash of course). It usually depends on promotional trailers/marketing and appearances alongside Ash and Goh. Ever since Chloe caught Eevee, she's basically become a Trainer. Supporting anime characters would usually be a rival of one of the main characters, but recently Chloe has been accompanying Ash and Goh a LOT more than before, now that she has a Pokemon of her own. Crummymummy (talk) 17:05, 5 March 2021 (UTC)

The Japanese site. As you can see, Chloe is not listed under the main character section like Goh is.--ForceFire 05:49, 6 March 2021 (UTC)

Let's keep that in mind if and when it updates to feature Chloe. Crummymummy (talk) 17:17, 9 March 2021 (UTC)

Post on the /r/Pokemon subreddit

Hey, so you recently banned a user, User:Aden Singh. Well, they created a thread on the /r/Pokemon subreddit here claiming that the ban was unjustified and trying to rally support. I thought you might like to know and maybe step in to explain what happened, since you're named by the OP. ☆The Solar Dragon☆ 23:16, 6 March 2021 (UTC)

I came to check it out, the moderators r/Pokemon removed it already.Animaltamer7 (talk) 02:10, 7 March 2021 (UTC)

Evolution Availability

It's basically confirmed that since the base form Pokémon are available in Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl/Legends: Arceus, that their evolutions will be as well, so there's no need to undo it. Pre-release or not, it's common sense that the evolutions will be present in the game's code, unless it's a special case like Yellow Pikachu (meant to emulate the anime) and Let's Go Partner Pikachu and Partner Eevee (meant to emulate Yellow).

As far as I'm concerned, this is not the case for Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl/Legends: Arceus.

I've decided already not to do this for Pokemon that appeared already in the original Diamond and Pearl because the wild encounter ratios and pools can vary in remakes. Crummymummy (talk) 17:52, 22 March 2021 (UTC)

Pre-release info is still pre-release info, it does not go onto the pages until the games are released, regardless of common sense and they could still pull a "Yellow" for Legends.--ForceFire 05:46, 23 March 2021 (UTC)

User talk:MiltonPkc2730386‎

I replaced that page's content with {{subst:welcome}} because I want you to hide the first version of that page, because it contains personal information that can be valuable to criminals (e.g. address of residence). Can you do this? --Bfdifan2006something to say? 13:11, 23 March 2021 (UTC)

Done.--ForceFire 13:24, 23 March 2021 (UTC)


No, I don't know how it works. What's wrong this time? That I added headlines in the table?--Rocket Grunt 18:42, 29 March 2021 (UTC)

Such drastic changes to template structure need to be discussed before they're implemented. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 18:43, 29 March 2021 (UTC)
Which change was drastic to you? It all felt like cosmetics.--Rocket Grunt 18:47, 29 March 2021 (UTC)
Yes... you do know how this works. I've told you... many times before. Lots of times actually. If you plan making any changes to a templates layout, then that needs to be discussed. Don't just do as you please.
The changes you made weren't as drastic as the changes you would usually do, but it still needs to be discussed. You added a completely new column and shifted around the champion cells. That still counts as a big change. What specifically needed to be changed? The template is fine as is, the column you added and the reshuffling of Champions wasn't necessary.--ForceFire 03:53, 30 March 2021 (UTC)
You're just nitpicking and making it more difficult because I have to go and ask another admin and they are always fine with it. Don't revert my edits just because "I have no permission", everyone can edit these pages and correct them. Every change doesn't have to be "neccesary" to you, it may be neccesery for someone else, do you even care about that?--Rocket Grunt 08:17, 30 March 2021 (UTC)
And to toss it right back at you, just because you think it's a needed change, doesn't mean everyone else thinks it is. That's why you need to discuss any major changes you have in mind. The only one making it difficult is yourself by refusing to get other opinions on major changes before acting out on it. You have a history of making these kind of large edits without a discussion. It doesn't matter if you don't think it's a major change, any changes to a template/article's layout needs to be discussed. It's that simple.--ForceFire 16:07, 30 March 2021 (UTC)
It was just adding the headlines and I swap around some trainers so they will appear in their order of holding the title. So let's end this topic. Can I revert that back?--Rocket Grunt 19:11, 30 March 2021 (UTC)

Hero duo: Potential mainspacing

Hello, I don't know who to talk to about this but I've been working on an article in my userspace that I intended to possibly mainspace: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/User:ScraftyIsTheBest/Hero_duo

And I think I've mostly completed it and if the staff think it's good for mainspacing, this might be ready for it. If nothing else, I'd like to see what other people among the staff think about this being mainspaced. If not, that's totally cool too, I'd just like to see if staff can have some input about this before I make any attempts to move it to the mainspace. ScraftyIsTheBest (talk) 01:23, 30 March 2021 (UTC)

Uploading a picture?

Hi! So, I was wondering how I can upload a picture onto Bulbapedia. I found a good picture of Sableye from the anime special "Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky - Beyond Time and Darkness" that I wanted to use on my User Page. Is there any way I could upload it onto Bulbapedia?
Gallade User 02:12, 31 March 2021 (UTC)

You must be autoconfirmed on the Archives. You can achieve so by editing file pages on the Archives a certain amount of time (it is kept secret). --Bfdifan2006something to say? 15:57, 31 March 2021 (UTC)
How can I do that? I'm still trying to figure all of this out. I also got a screenshot of my Leavanny using Leaf Storm in Pokémon GO against a Landorus because I noticed that Leaf Storm in GO needed a picture.
Gallade User 17:27, 20 April 2021 (UTC)

Ash's Bulbasaur gender

Could you say something here?--Rocket Grunt 22:24, 28 April 2021 (UTC)

Absol's move

Goh's Absol most definitely used Razor Wind, even though it wasn't named. We saw the move's charging turn. I posted an image of it at the Bulbagarden Discord. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 22:28, 30 April 2021 (UTC)

It's a very generic charge that could apply to any move, even the ones that don't have a charge. Solar Beam's charge is at least unique to it.--ForceFire 04:40, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
Razor Wind has a unique charging turn too, which was depicted very clearly in this episode. It was Razor Wind, no doubt about it. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 08:57, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
It's Absol gathering air, how is that remotely unique? Solar Beam gathers sunlight, specifically. A move gathering air is too vague and could easily be for anything.--ForceFire 11:44, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
That's exactly what Razor Wind does: it first whips up a whirlwind around the user, and then the move is actually executed. None of the other moves with a similar animation, like Psycho Cut, have this characteristic. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 12:17, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
There have been other moves used in the anime where the user gathers air to attack. It's not unique to Razor Wind.--ForceFire 12:25, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
It's the same move that Drew's Absol did when it performed a Razor Wind. It's definitely Razor Wind. Perhaps, just a suggestion, it would no longer be useful to leave the text with the move invisible and (if) Goh use it in battle, make it visible again. Anything leaving a notice asking not to change. Or change the rule for only moves used in battle or commanded / named by someone. Sorry if I look nosy.--Hikaru Wazana (talk) 13:49, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
The problem with above statement is that Air Slash's recent animation in the anime is very similar to what Drew's Absol uses as Razor Wind back in AG. The game animation doesn't entirely help in this case, as it is still a bit questionable to judge without the chance of an error given how similar the two moves look/has looked over the course of time in both media. It'd be safe to wait for a verbal command for this one. AdilTalk page 15:39, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
While there may have been many attacks that gather air around the user, I don't recall any other move that combines that aspect with the wine blades we see here. Not even Air Slash. Also, Air Slash tends to have a blue coloration. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 18:58, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
While blue, I still don't think said moves are visually that distinct. It's also not exactly a signature move that can be easily assigned to a specific Pokémon or take game animation as a damning evidence to back it up. In addition, it hasn't been identified even once in the current series. Hence, we should wait. AdilTalk page 01:21, 2 May 2021 (UTC)
Razor Wind is basically Absol's signature move in the anime, as in that Absol has used the move in the anime more than any other species. To me, that fact and the fact that this attack is white and not blue, in addition to the aforementioned charging turn (which, to me, is a dead giveaway to it being Razor Wind), are solid proofs of the move's identity. If it's confirmed as something else, couldn't it be changed then, instead of waiting for it to be confirmed as Razor Wind like I'm 100% sure it's going to be? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 10:06, 2 May 2021 (UTC)
I feel like we are running around in circles. You're missing the point. I don't deny that there are things that support the move being Razor Wind, but I disagree that they are strong enough to support the claim with 100% accuracy. Once again, it is not visually distinct enough to make a final decision without there being the chance of an error. I'd rather prefer us to wait than having to rectify it later. If it gets verbally confirmed, then good. Until then, we should wait. AdilTalk page 16:28, 2 May 2021 (UTC)

In JN065, we saw a confirmed use of Psycho Cut, and the animation (one blade per slash vs multiple blades per slash) and coloration (purple vs white) of the move were notably different. Does this and the whirlwind around Absol while using the move count as enough evidence? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 12:20, 15 June 2021 (UTC)

No. Psycho Cut isn't the only move that would potentially have a similar animation to Razor Wind.--ForceFire 12:31, 15 June 2021 (UTC)
Like which moves? I keep telling you, the outlook of the move seems clear to me, it even has the whirlwind charge phase, and besides, it's all but Absol's signature move in the anime. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 16:57, 15 June 2021 (UTC)
Air Slash, Air Cutter, Cut, Slash, so on so forth. You can't just look at a move and think that it can only be one move only, you need to check other moves that could potentially have similar animations.--ForceFire 07:37, 16 June 2021 (UTC)
The whirlwind charging phase is a pretty clear giveaway to me. No other move has that characteristic. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 08:56, 16 June 2021 (UTC)

Buttefree's gender

So I have problem with Goh's Buttefree, can we confirm it's male? Female Buttefree appeared in M20 (right before SM034) does that confirm any Buttefree since that time? --Rocket Grunt 22:25, 3 May 2021 (UTC)

Goh's Butterfree is fine.--ForceFire 06:45, 4 May 2021 (UTC)
Then Ash's should be too, look Talk:Ash's Butterfree, it also appeared after the female variant debuted.--Rocket Grunt 10:18, 4 May 2021 (UTC)

User:Hikaru Wazana/Clair (anime)

Hi, since Clair was shown as an important part of Iris until now and she has more participation than any leader in the Johto region, does this page have the requirements to go to the mainspace? I mean, counting flashbacks she already has appearances in at least 10 episodes in several arcs of the anime.Hikaru Wazana (talk) 13:10, 07 May 2021 (UTC)

Taking advantage of this discussion, I think I talked to someone from the staff at the time, today they announced that that series of Pokétoon shorts will be bigger. Even the official page already has a video starring a Pancham(more comprehensive and with human characters), the other was that of Scraggy
I want to ask, will something exclusive be done for this series as it was with Twilight Wings and Generations?--Hikaru Wazana (talk) 04:07, 10 May 2021 (UTC)
Not sure if Clair would be notable, she's only technically physically appeared in two series, the other appearances were small cameos. Try asking for second opinions.
This was brought up by a staff members some time ago. But if it's going to be a series, I think it's worth drafting an article up (I believe someone already did in their userspace, but don't remember who).--ForceFire 07:04, 10 May 2021 (UTC)

You didn't explain

why didn't you explain the reason even the other person help out. Two people wrote it. Never having encountered an aggressive Dragonite before, Ash's Dragonite exhibited hesitancy as it decided to battle for Ash against the aggressive Dragonite belonging to Iris.--Gian9456 12:48, 9 May 2021 (UTC)

A teacher of English gave me that. So you can't say grammar is wrong that be mean to say about my friend.--Gian9456 12:49, 9 May 2021 (UTC)

The person on top you responded today. Why not me. Im trying to be helpful but if beinfg treated like outsider or useless person then just say it. Don't treat me as no one. --Gian9456 23:45, 10 May 2021 (UTC)

well--Gian9456 22:35, 11 May 2021 (UTC)

Question about Lance (anime)

What is the general consensus on Lance's current status in the anime (a Champion or former Champion)?

According to FinnishPokéFan92, Lance lost his Champion title, but outside of Lance being referred to as an Elite Four member in JN012 (which I don't feel is sufficient enough evidence), there doesn't seem to be anything that definitively states that Lance is a former Champion. After looking into edit history on various pages, Finnish seems to be the primary advocate for this as well.

While I adjusted the trivia on JN012's page as a compromise, I would like to know how staff feels about it. PokemonMasterJamal3 (talk) 06:10, 11 May 2021 (UTC)


Hello. I see you removed the grid I made yesterday. Could you give a reason why? I made it using better CSS displays to be adaptable to each screen size (especially the mobile website). — Lakelimbo (talk) 20:01, 12 May 2021 (UTC)

We don't make tables using <div> templates, it's not how we do things. I get that it's meant to make the table look better on mobile, but changing the coding for the entire table is not something that you can just do.--ForceFire 05:02, 13 May 2021 (UTC)

Totem and Dynamax in anime debut list

Hi Force Fire, could you check the talk page for the list of pokemon by anime debut, since I'm wondering if they should really be considered enough for the list. Animaltamer7 (talk) 06:16, 16 May 2021 (UTC)

Brought it up with the other admins.--ForceFire 06:20, 16 May 2021 (UTC)
Okay thanks! Animaltamer7 (talk) 06:22, 16 May 2021 (UTC)
Hi, just asking if there's any updates on this? Animaltamer7 (talk) 13:18, 28 July 2021 (UTC)
Sorry but i didn't get explanation. Been waiting patiently. Please--Gian9456 22:53, 16 May 2021 (UTC)

Kelly Davis

I have not seen this actress' name in any of the credits in The Legend of Thunder. I did see Caren Lyn Manuel, and there are no other characters who sound like Stella from Winx Club. That's why I put down Manuel as the voice of Marina. Smartorama (talk) 23:55, 26 May 2021 (UTC)

Okay, but just because Davis wasn't in the credits does not mean you should just go by the credits and put someone else who was in the credits there. That's not how it works. The only legitimate source is to ask the voice actors themselves on social media. Not credit. Not playing by ear.--ForceFire 05:36, 27 May 2021 (UTC)

Possible Kittystyler sockpuppet?

I believe [[::User:MShines|MShines]] ([[::User talk:MShines|talk]] · [[::Special:Contributions/MShines|contribs]]) may potentially be a Kittystyler sockpuppet (talks about character relationships a lot and makes similar edits to other confirmed sockpuppets). Compare these two posts, for example. PokemonMasterJamal3 (talk) 18:15, 27 May 2021 (UTC)

It indeed was, they've been dealt with.--ForceFire 18:17, 27 May 2021 (UTC)

Ash's Lycanroc

Ash's Lycanroc and James's Weezing contradict each other when it comes to presenting their gender. I'll revert your edit tomorrow because you clearly don't udnerstand what you are doing.--Rocket Grunt 16:47, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

Yeah, no. That's not how it's done. Just because there are contradicting articles, doesn't mean you can just change one of them to suit your liking. And no, you may not revert me without a response as you will be reverted immediate and may be blocked because you are already on thin ice about just reverting edits without discussion. I know exactly what I'm doing, and I'm following our policy, which you clearly do not like.--ForceFire 16:52, 30 May 2021 (UTC)
What I like is having policy and keeping consitency between pages what you are too sloppy for and always just revert my edits instead of fixing the whole problem. Finally you did, thank you. Don't worry, I'll make Misty's Psyduck, Ash's Greninja and Brock's Steelix consistent now.--Rocket Grunt 16:58, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

Gust picture debate

BigDocFan, Finnish, and I have been trying to update the Pidgeotto picture to Journeys, but Pikablu insists otherwise and has continually reverted those edits. So far, my talk page discussion with Pikablu has gone in circles with no real consensus. Their argument seems to be that the older picture features Pidgeotto using Gust back when it was a Normal-type move and that it is more important than using an updated picture. PokemonMasterJamal3 (talk) 17:20, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

Despite us not reaching a consensus, they have decided to go on and edit more move pages for similar reasons. PokemonMasterJamal3 (talk) 20:12, 30 May 2021 (UTC)
The problem I see about the anime move images is, the boss can only contain 4 images maximum, so with 7 series at present, three of them miss out and I feel more recent images are better than old ones.--BigDocFan (talk) 20:20, 30 May 2021 (UTC)
I personally agree with that the newer image should be used. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 20:45, 30 May 2021 (UTC)
I am also in favor of using the newer image. To be more accurate, I haven't reached a consensus with Pikablu specifically (as they will undoubtedly try to revert any attempts at changing it back). PokemonMasterJamal3 (talk) 20:50, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

(resetting indent)I've brought the issue up with the other staff members. I think we should be using a mix of old and new, to show how the move looked 10-15 years ago, even if some have used the same animation over time. Though Pikablu's reasoning of "showing it as its original type" doesn't hold water, as you have said, since you can't really tell a move was another type by just looking at it. It may be a good idea to make a sort of rule, because right now, it really feels like anything goes.--ForceFire 07:11, 31 May 2021 (UTC)

Beelzemon 2003

I once left a notice for the user [[::User:Beelzemon 2003|Beelzemon 2003]] ([[::User talk:Beelzemon 2003|talk]] · [[::Special:Contributions/Beelzemon 2003|contribs]]) about using the preview button. However, just now, they've once again apparently neglected using it. Just letting you know. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 18:58, 1 June 2021 (UTC)

It's happening again. Can you do something about it? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 12:37, 8 September 2021 (UTC)

Lavender/Shion Town Romaji

Hello. I noticed that on the Lavender Town article, Lavender Town's Japanese name has inconsistent transliterations. It is transliterated as "Cion" two times and as "Sion" once. Isn't シオン supposed to be transliterated as "Shion"? I've only seen it be read as "Shion" and the kana シ is always transliterated as "Shi", so I thought "Shion" is the correct way to transliterate it. Regardless of how it's supposed to be transliterated, it should at least be consistent throughout the article. --Dark Nymphia (talk) 02:09, 7 June 2021 (UTC)

Cion is the official trademark romanisation. According to a user, "Cion" was used in the original Pinball game.--ForceFire 05:13, 7 June 2021 (UTC)

Brock's Crobat

In the episode "EP165:Hassle in the Castle" Brock imagines his Zubat dressed in tuxedo and Dr. Anna's Zubat was in a wedding dress. That should confirm it's male, it's similar situation as in the episode "XY105:Party Dancecapades!".--Rocket Grunt 17:22, 7 June 2021 (UTC)

No, it doesn't. The latter at least noted that males had to dance with the females, with the accessories helping distinguish them. The fantasy doesn't explicitly state their genders.--ForceFire 17:41, 7 June 2021 (UTC)
I know Bulbapedia doesn't accept that, but most people do. By writing "implies" in the trivia section we won't be stating any definite answer, just that it's relevant for people for whom that's enough.--Rocket Grunt 23:29, 7 June 2021 (UTC)
People can come to that conclusion on their own without us having to state it.--ForceFire 05:54, 8 June 2021 (UTC)
If they watch the episode and remember such tiny details. Ash's Bulbasaur page does the same thing, implies gender without saying it's definite.--Rocket Grunt 14:23, 8 June 2021 (UTC)
Because the implication was stated, in one form or another. The implication isn't stated here, it's a visual image of which it wasn't noted whether it was suppose to mean what it was suppose to mean. Again, people can come up with their own, very obvious, conclusion, but it's not getting added because it's still speculation.--ForceFire 15:30, 8 June 2021 (UTC)
If the implication was stated we should confirm Bulbasaur and few others as males.--Rocket Grunt 19:35, 8 June 2021 (UTC)
It's an implication, not an outright confirmation on their genders.--ForceFire 05:10, 9 June 2021 (UTC)


User named Flain is disagreeing with me about what counts as a recently used move with Ash's Dragonite. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 16:09, 11 June 2021 (UTC)

The matter is being discussed here. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 17:22, 11 June 2021 (UTC)
Flain is outright edit warring now. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 22:05, 11 June 2021 (UTC)
I've commented on their talk page.--ForceFire 06:16, 12 June 2021 (UTC)


Once again, Pikablu continues to edit war without discussing anything on the talk page. PokemonMasterJamal3 (talk) 20:17, 11 June 2021 (UTC)

Finnish is edit warring just as much as me. Don’t make it seem like I’m the only one wrong.Pikablu (talk) 20:39, 11 June 2021 (UTC)
I only reversed your edits twice. I never reverse anyone's edits more than that before using a talk page. You reverted my edits three times. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 20:50, 11 June 2021 (UTC)
I think JN075's title could be a Shakespeare reference, but Pikablu disagrees. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 17:57, 23 June 2021 (UTC)
Considering the title is word for word, I think it's fine.--ForceFire 05:26, 24 June 2021 (UTC)

Notable trivia

Can you tell "FinnishPokéFan92" that "being first <character>'s Pokemon of <type> type" is not notable? Literally each character could've 18 such pieces of trivia.--Rocket Grunt 14:49, 24 June 2021 (UTC)


It's not "sprite trivia". It says that colors of the claws don't match with scars as it is expected.--Rocket Grunt 10:39, 30 June 2021 (UTC)

The claws have always been black, not red. It was only red in the early sprites, thus it's sprite trivia. And why would it match with the scars "as expected"? that makes it fan opinions, which also makes it not notable.--ForceFire 11:42, 30 June 2021 (UTC)

Marowak Trivia

Hi there. I noticed that you reversed my Marowak trivia on the gen 5 sprite due to lack of notability. Sorry if I begin to sound quite rude but may I please ask why this isn't notable? It's an odd quirk in the back sprite that hasn't occurred in any or Marowak's past or future appearances and I would like to know why you think it shouldn't get mentioned. Thanks Ice Cream 20:44, 11 July 2021 (UTC)

Sprite trivia in general isn't notable, since the spritebox is directly above the trivia sections, so users can see it for themselves. There is a userpage for sprite errors, though.--ForceFire 07:11, 12 July 2021 (UTC)

Oh, so that's why you deleted my edit. MageMagius (talk) 05:26, 18 July 2021 (UTC)

User:Hikaru Wazana/Goh's Raichu

Any chance of Goh's Raichu page going to mainspace? --Hikaru Wazana (talk) 11:05, 16 May 2021 (UTC)

I'd say it meets the notability requirements, I've mainspaced the article.--ForceFire 12:25, 16 July 2021 (UTC)
Thanks. =D --Hikaru Wazana (talk) 12:30, 16 May 2021 (UTC)

User:Reinhartmax/Goh's Eternatus

Is this page notable enough to be mainspaced? Does it meet the notability requirements? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 12:42, 16 July 2021 (UTC)

It's fine for mainspacing.--ForceFire 17:04, 16 July 2021 (UTC)

Policy question

If a voice director's word on who voices a character contradicts what a voice actor says, then whose word should take precendent? I can think of two examples from XY alone where this has happened.

The page for Ornithol currently says that Wayne Grayson voiced the character, and this information apparently came straight from the voice director at the time. However, Mike Pollock has claimed that he himself voiced the character, and that the information on Bulbapedia is inaccurate.

Secondly, the cast list BigDocFan received from the voice director listed Eddy Lee along with Pay Pental as voicing Jan (XYS05), however, when I tried to add the former to the character's page, I was informed that Eddy Lee himself had denied voicing Jan on Twitter. PaperSplash (talk) 15:24, 16 July 2021 (UTC)

My Edited Edits

It seemed that you, Force Fire, have edited many of my edits. One question is, why? MageMagius (talk) 05:26, 18 July 2021 (UTC)

Recurring Cresselia

In JN075, when seeing Cresselia, Dawn says, "I've met her before." Do you think this could be taken as a sign that this Cresselia is the same one that we saw back in DP104? Dawn even had a flashback to that episode when saying that. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 15:34, 31 July 2021 (UTC)

Saying it's the same one is speculation, she could just be speaking in general, as in she's met a Cresselia before (not necessarily a specific Cresselia).--ForceFire 05:47, 1 August 2021 (UTC)
I'm confused. You reversed your own reversion about Cresselia on JN075, and when I started making reversions to match that, you reversed them too. Why? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 13:11, 1 August 2021 (UTC)
Or was the reversion about something else in the article? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 13:12, 1 August 2021 (UTC)
The Cresselia in the flashback was the same Cresselia in the episode, it was not the same Cresselia in DP104.--ForceFire 13:19, 1 August 2021 (UTC)
Um... Yes it was. It was a flashback to that episode. It's the only time Dawn has met a Cresselia before. Plus, I'm pretty sure that Cresselia's altar from DP104 was shown in the flashback, confirming that it was from that episode. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 14:32, 1 August 2021 (UTC)
Seems I remembered the second flashback/dream sequence more than the split second flashback at the start. But still, no it wasn't. That scene never happens in DP104, so it's not a flashback from that episode, the absence of Ash and Brock also means it's not a flashback from that episode. And the altar being there doesn't mean anything, it's meant to be there if it's Cresselia's home.--ForceFire 15:04, 1 August 2021 (UTC)

On Cyrus' Crobat

I looked at the speculation article, and it said inferences could be made, but should disclaim uncertainty. Would the trivia point be valid if uncertainty is disclaimed? I don't care too much if the tidbit is on there or not, but I'm brand new to editing, so I think this might help me understand this sort of thing better. General Kipicus (talk) 19:13, 8 August 2021 (UTC)

No. It's still speculation. Fan theories are simply not notable.--ForceFire 07:22, 9 August 2021 (UTC)

Okay. I get ya. I seriously want to thank you for the timely reversions on my edits, it's really helped me get a much better grasp on the boundaries on a lot of this stuff. If you didn't revert the edits so quickly, I'd have been fumbling around and there would be more edits from me somehow worse than my current ones. General Kipicus (talk) 15:39, 9 August 2021 (UTC)

Henry and Casey

Pikablu is purposefully changing links to the Pokémon Adventures Sword & Shield protagonists' articles into redirect links. Can you help? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 14:20, 11 August 2021 (UTC)

Spoiled evolution

The manga adaptation of Pokémon Journeys has spoiled the evolution of Goh's Drizzile in JN078. Should the Drizzile and episode articles be protected until the episode has aired? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 07:08, 12 August 2021 (UTC)

It'll be protected if it becomes a problem.--ForceFire 07:12, 12 August 2021 (UTC)
Fine by me. Thanks. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 07:21, 12 August 2021 (UTC)

Kanto Pokedex listing issue

There is some conflict I am dealing with on List of Pokémon by Kanto Pokédex number and I need you to keep an eye on it and pass judgement to prevent a full edit conflict I feel is brewing right now. -Tyler53841 (talk) 01:03, 26 August 2021 (UTC)


I saw you reverted the edit, despite I opened a discussion because I could not find literally ANY source that state Steven is a specialist, and hoped at least to start the discussion about it, because, I literally couldn't find anything that state Steven is a Steel specialist at all, the only thing that I founded is him stating his favourite type is Steel, but that don't mean he is a specialist, even because he have more no-Steel then Steel. So... unless there is a source that I could not find... I don't see why he should be considered a specialist at all.--Zarxiel94 (talk) 17:05, 28 August 2021 (UTC)

He uses them, they're stated to be his type of preferred pokemon in his Trainer's Eyes info (which you're selectively ignoring in favor of the ORAS label), and they're his favorite. Ergo he is a specialist. Almost all Champions use a variety regardless if they're a specialist or not (Wallace being the only exception; even Iris added some variety to her dragons), so yeah, he uses plenty of non-Steel types. You're overthinking this. Kai * the Arc Toraph 12:13, 29 August 2021 (UTC)
Oh, didn't saw the answer sorry. Btw, the statment is not correct. Lance and Iris are actually stated to be Dragon specialist, and Lance got a full Dragon teams in generations with a larger Dragon pool, but yhea... I completly forgot about the Trainer's Eyes. My bad, that seems actually a confirmation to him being a specialist--Zarxiel94 (talk) 17:17, 31 August 2021 (UTC)

Triple Axel's Origin section

I added that section to the Triple Axel page due to the fact the Rain Dance page also had one, in an attempt to do this for other moves (such as Twister). However, I actually merged the Trivia and Origin sections on the Rain Dance page for consistency's sake. --Bfdifan2006something to say? · My work documentation 11:06, 8 September 2021 (UTC)

Talk Page help

Thank you for letting me know not to comment on old threads & removing my comment. It makes sense that we want to let old threads stay dormant! --–Butterfreeism (talk) 17:25, 10 September 2021 (UTC)

Unique animation

Just because a move is not listed on the page of unique anime move animations doesn't mean that it's not identifiable based on move animations from the same series. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 09:55, 11 September 2021 (UTC)

Just because it has a similar animation to a previously used move, doesn't mean it's the same move. The animators could easily decide to have one animation for multiple moves.--ForceFire 10:29, 11 September 2021 (UTC)
That's just splitting hairs, if you ask me. That hardly ever happens on the modern anime, if ever. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 18:19, 12 September 2021 (UTC)
I can pull all the nitpicking arguments all I want, the point is to not guess. A Pokémon summoning a rock and hurling it at the opponent is such a basic animation that it can be any rock move.--ForceFire 08:08, 13 September 2021 (UTC)


Hello, this is GDNH16 here. I recently heard that there was a account, "AlolanChaoverse" was blocked due to "Abusing Multiple Accounts" since the same IP address was use from this account. The truth is, AlolanChaoverse was my new account I created via my new gmail since last June. I'm not absolutly lying. I don't use this account anymore since it was from my old email address and currently use AlolanChaoverse in Bulbapedia using my new email. I would want you to unblock AlolanChaoverse so I can use it again in my new email. I'm currently organizing my old email and will have to delete it soon. --GDNH16 (talk) 18:15, 12 September 2021 (UTC)

You don't just make a new account. If you want to change your username, you can simply ask the Editor in Chief to change it for you. And you can also change your email in the old account to your new email, absolutely no need to create an entirely new account.--ForceFire 08:08, 13 September 2021 (UTC)


I've several times told Hikaru Wazana to keep the tense in their texts consistent. But despite them acknowledging these notifications, they still keep doing it, and its tiresome to have to fix those inconsistent tenses over and over again. Can you help? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 23:05, 12 September 2021 (UTC)

Oh, God. Here we go again. u_u --Hikaru Wazana (talk) 23:07, 12 September 2021 (UTC)
Hikaru, while it may seem frustrating, the onus is on you to learn from your mistakes and improve. You can't keep expecting others to fix your mistakes. Use the preview button, it's there for a reason. It'll help you scope any errors you find so you can fix it before saving.--ForceFire 08:08, 13 September 2021 (UTC)


Could you deal with this user User:BakuganGamer? They are not here to contribute. --Rahl (talk) 01:13, 14 September 2021 (UTC)

Z-Move and Max Move lists

I'd like to change the lists of Z-Moves and Max Moves a Pokémon has used (like this one) to resemble the regular move templates. I can understand the template style used in them being used for improvised moves, but for Z-Moves and Max Moves, I feel having the description on the Pokémon's page is pointless, as it's the move article's job to house the description. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 22:47, 16 September 2021 (UTC)

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl EP039 - Steamboat Willie

Hey, can i please re-add my edit of how the Dutch title is named after song "Zie ginds komt de stoomboot"? It's a real song and here is the link (make sure you really watch it):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvukOdrIdNM JewelpetPrincess (talk) 18:31, 24 September 2021 (UTC)

It's from Sinterklaas, a Dutch tradition. JewelpetPrincess (talk) 18:31, 24 September 2021 (UTC)

I'm not the type to add false information. I hate that. >:-( So please watch the video, me and the other Dutch Pokémon fans would be happy. (If you don't believe me, ask them. I'm not someone who sends link to other inappropriate stuff.) JewelpetPrincess (talk) 20:50, 24 September 2021 (UTC)

I'm not sure if you've read this already, but when you do it would be nice if you would reply. JewelpetPrincess (talk) 19:34, 8 October 2021 (UTC)

It wasn't reverted because it was false, it was reverted because it's notable for an English speaking wiki.--ForceFire 05:46, 9 October 2021 (UTC)


AbelPriego‎ has been editing their user page a lot lately, not only solely focusing on editing it instead of main space articles, but also editing it way more times than the daily limit for user page edits would permit. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 14:41, 1 October 2021 (UTC)


Chickasaurus is neglecting the use of the preview button again, it seems. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 20:15, 12 October 2021 (UTC)

Given them a preview button warning.--ForceFire 05:35, 13 October 2021 (UTC)


I was unaware that new articles must be approved to be posted. Can you tell me where I should submit my article to get approval? Thanks.--Magicknight94 (talk) 08:05, 19 October 2021 (UTC)