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Voice Actor Source

Please provide a source when adding Voice Actors into articles. Credits do not count as a source since they do not say who voiced who, just that the Voice Actor had a role in the episode/movie. Playing by ear is also not a credible source since you could be wrong and that a different voice actor could be using a similar voice to the voice actor you have in mind. The only way, currently, is to contact them over social media and ask them. Thank you for reading.--ForceFire 03:45, 27 July 2015 (UTC)

Linking to streaming sites

Please do not link to any streaming sites as they infringe on copyright laws and could get us in trouble. Thank you.--ForceFire 04:34, 25 August 2015 (UTC)

Again, do not link to streaming sites. YouTube counts as a streaming site (even if it generally isn't used as a streaming site). This is your final warning.--ForceFire 04:05, 22 September 2015 (UTC)

The Preview Button

Instead of editing a page several times in a row, try using the preview button to make sure your edit looks the way you want it to. It's right next to the Save Page button. Please try it out, so as not to clog up the Recent Changes. Also, if you want to edit multiple sections of the page, make sure that you click "edit this page" at the top of the page rather than editing it by section. Thanks! --ForceFire 05:04, 31 August 2015 (UTC)

Please remember that you can edit multiple sections at once by clicking "edit this page" at the top of the page. Thanks. Tiddlywinks (talk) 03:45, 18 December 2016 (UTC)

VA Source, again

Please don't use random websites as sources for Voice Actors. No matter how reliable/correct it is. Ask a Voice Actor via social media, you are more likely to get a correct and more reliable answer that way.--ForceFire 06:12, 3 September 2015 (UTC)

Edit warring

If someone undoes your edit, please do not add it back. That is called Edit Warring, which is a blockable offense. Instead, bring it up on the talk page. As for voice actors, provide a reliable source. Just because one actor voiced one Pokémon does not automaticlly mean that the actor voices all members of that species; there are cases in which some members of a species have voice actors different from each other (Trip's and Ash's Snivy, for example). Keep that in mind next time. Berrenta (talk) 00:23, 27 September 2015 (UTC)


Hey it's one of the users. I think Jessie's Gourgeist voiced Haven Paschall but I don't know about Count Pumpka's steward's Gourgeist because their voices sound more deeper. Try a letter or something and don't listen to what the other users say. Because finding a source is very difficult to find.- unsigned comment from JasonL (talkcontribs)

Yes Haven Paschall voiced Jessie's Gourgeist but these guys need a source first before confirming it, and as for Count Pumpka's steward's 3 Gourgeist, I believe they're all male so they probably have a different voice actor. And yeah finding sources is very difficult. MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 02:15, 27 September 2015 (UTC)

Okay. And yeah their voices sound male but that doesn't mean that they are male because their gender was not confirmed, unlike Jessie's Gourgeist.- unsigned comment from JasonL (talkcontribs)


Please don't assume genders. And don't base genders off behavioral patterns, it's not really the most efficient way to confirm gender (since, in Bunnelby's case, girls can be protective of other girls). Genders can only be confirmed is 1) it was affected by Attract or Cute Charm or 2) it was stated in the original Japanese episode (like how Serena's Eevee's gender was revealed). Thank you.--ForceFire 03:22, 13 November 2015 (UTC)

I understand, but what about Clemont's Chespin?? MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 03:27, 13 November 2015 (UTC)

With the female Meowstic? It doesn't confirm anything. The Meowstic is female, yes, but that doesn't mean Chespin HAS to be, nor can it only be, male.--ForceFire 03:30, 13 November 2015 (UTC)


IMDb is not a reliable source as it can be edited. People can sometimes include false information without them knowing. - PokémonGamer* 21:01, 15 November 2015 (UTC)


The staff are discussing it. The English source for the title (The Explosive Birth of Zygarde!) looks suspicious and staff are trying to verify it. - PokémonGamer* 22:33, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

VAs again

You have been informed of this before. Supposing you have forgotten, let me remind you: it is not acceptable to play it by ear when attributing voice actors. Just because you think one voice sounds like a given person, that does not mean it is, and we do not accept that as credible evidence for who did a character's voice. Real, credible proof involves asking someone who would definitely know, such as the voice actor or someone else appropriately involved with the show. Please try to take it to heart this time. Thanks. Tiddlywinks (talk) 17:18, 21 February 2016 (UTC)

Dub names

For the future, please keep in mind that dub names for everything (names, cities, etc.) should never be guessed by ear and that spellings for dub names must come from closed captioning, especially when moving pages. --Carmen (Talk | contribs) 05:18, 5 June 2016 (UTC)


Do not assume airdates; provide a source for any airdates you add in the edit summary. Any edits adding unsourced airdates will be reverted. --Abcboy (talk) 20:41, 26 June 2016 (UTC)

General sourcing

You have been told many times above about our sourcing requirements, but in the past couple of days, you've made more unsourced edits. Let me try to be very clear here:

If you ever add

  • An airdate
  • An English voice actor

you must include a source in the edit summary. (And if you do not have a source...do not make the edit.)

If you continue to prove unable to follow this requirement, you may be facing a temporary block. Tiddlywinks (talk) 19:04, 9 July 2016 (UTC)


I'd like to ask you something. If you see something that someone has translated, please do not assume it to be totally accurate if you cannot read the source language yourself. Especially, do not take someone's translation as proof of something's gender.

If you see that someone has translated something that you think confirms a Pokemon's gender, please do this:

  1. Ask the person who translated it if the original text really confirms that the Pokemon is male or female.
  2. If they say it does, ask them to copy or type the text that specifically confirms it.
  3. Then post that on a talk page here and ask someone to verify that it really does confirm the Pokemon's gender.

As far as I know, nothing in the scans you're trying to reference for these edits suggests anyone's gender, and until you can tell me exactly what supposedly does, you should not simply be taking someone else's translation on blind faith. I hope you can understand. Thanks.

Tiddlywinks (talk) 00:43, 24 July 2016 (UTC)

Just to save a bit of trouble, I think I can help out a bit. Here is a link of translated text by truedragonemperor or Reddit. The text looks to be in the upper-right corner of the second image and is translated as follows (with some adjusted emphasis): "The power to be at an understanding with their Pokémon is indispensable to all Trainers. Satoshi, however, has the limitless "power to befriend Pokémon". Will he be able to reach his goal of league victory with Pikachu and the ultimate five-man band he's met on his journey in the Kalos region!?" I have sent a PM already as a precaution. --Super goku (talk) 00:53, 24 July 2016 (UTC)
The term five-man band means a team of five people, not literally five men. A Power Rangers team is a five man band, despite at least one of them being a girl.--ForceFire 02:22, 24 July 2016 (UTC)
True, but it is the only bit that could apply from what I see, unless MaahirMomtaz12 is seeing something else. Anyways, truedragonemperor pointed out that they were just sourcing the translation from a different user on a different site, so I think that this is all I can attempt to help with. --Super goku (talk) 03:06, 24 July 2016 (UTC)


Don't just believe everything you see on the internet. If your source does not give a source for their information, always take it with a grain of salt, don't just believe their word is absolute. Sourcing seems to be a common problem for you, so this is your final warning; Source your edits and never believe anyone on the internet with information if they don't reveal their source.--ForceFire 05:50, 6 August 2016 (UTC)

In addition, please don't use fan sites as a source. If they got their info from an official source, cite that instead, because there's a chance it'll be speculation. Berrenta (talk) 03:44, 11 August 2016 (UTC)

VA unknown

Can you help me understand why you make edits like this? Tiddlywinks (talk) 23:40, 11 September 2016 (UTC)

Because in between those episodes, Talonflame's English voice changed. If you listen closely you can hear a difference. MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 23:45, 11 September 2016 (UTC)
You have been told before: playing by ear is NOT an acceptable source. If you think it changed, get official confirmation. Tiddlywinks (talk) 23:48, 11 September 2016 (UTC)


Because you've shown a lack of understanding from your previous messages, you have been blocked for one week. Next time, listen to the staff when they say don't play by ear. If you are unable to contact voice actors, then you're going to have to refrain from adding anything voice actor related. Failure to comply after your block will lead to harsher penalties.--ForceFire 02:17, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

Talk Page Comments

Removing talk page comments, including the initial welcome template, is prohibited per Bulbapedia's talk page policy. Please do not remove any comments in the future. If you wish to clean old comments away, you should archive your talk page instead. Thank you! --Carmen (Talk | contribs) 19:06, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

Edit warring 2

As you have been informed previously, please do not just redo an edit of yours that has been undone. This is called edit warring. If you don't know why your edit was undone, look at the page's history, and if you still don't understand, try asking the person who removed it or bring it up on the talk page. Don't just redo your edit. Pay attention. Tiddlywinks (talk) 20:19, 14 October 2016 (UTC)


Please do not make assumptions about the types of new moves or exclusivity (signature status) or other such things. As a rule, if such things are not explicitly stated, we will not presume them. Please try to keep this in mind. Tiddlywinks (talk) 22:42, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Thunder Wave

Hi! Can you tell me where you got this info please? Thanks! Tiddlywinks (talk) 16:09, 18 October 2016 (UTC)

I know I'm not giving you a lot of time, but I suspect this came from datamined info, and we absolutely do not want any data taken from such methods added to Bulbapedia right now. If it did, please keep that in mind in the future. Otherwise, if you have another explanation, I'd be happy to hear it. Thanks. Tiddlywinks (talk) 16:23, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
As a matter of fact, it was from the datamines LOL. But it was proven by a change in the hexadecimal value of the accuracy. And plus, paralysis now reduces your Speed by 50% rather than 75%. MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 16:59, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
Paralysis can be confirmed through playing the demo and keeping track of stats. For Thunder Wave, the only way I can see it being added is if we have a picture saying that T-Wave missed. (And even then, we cannot say the chance of it without seeing the move description.) --Super goku (talk) 21:55, 18 October 2016 (UTC)

Airdates 3

I want to remind you, for the third time, that a source must be cited when you add an airdate like here. If you continue to prove unable to follow this policy, we may decide a block is warranted. Tiddlywinks (talk) 15:59, 4 November 2016 (UTC)

Again, cite a source for airdates you add. --Abcboy (talk) 21:51, 28 March 2017 (UTC)

Early information

Hey, I have to point out that although the message at the top of the page asks us not to add "information datamined from the Sun and Moon Demo," the intent behind it is to stop us from adding any information that isn't legitimately knowable at this time. Since a reviewer presumably breaking the embargo is definitely not a legitimate occurrence, I've reverted your edits. All the information on the games will be added to Bulbapedia when the games come out and we know without a doubt that someone isn't somehow faking the screenshots. Thanks for your consideration! Pumpkinking0192 (talk) 16:01, 7 November 2016 (UTC)

Duplicates in Gen VII learnsets

Please stop removing the duplicates. They're not necessarily errors; they are likely moves learned upon evolution, but they need to be checked. --Carmen (Talk | contribs) 13:48, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Gen. VII Movesets - Adding New Species

If you are going to update move tables for Generation VII (thank you for helping with that, also!), please try to also add new species that can learn the move. For instance, Dhelmise and Xurkitree can both learn Power Whip. I will add them here, but be mindful to check this in the future. Thanks! CycloneGU (talk) 23:48, 6 December 2016 (UTC)

OK, you are literally ghosting me this evening. XD I went to update the page two minutes before you did, and startd this message while you added the new species. CycloneGU (talk) 23:50, 6 December 2016 (UTC)
LMAO MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 23:54, 6 December 2016 (UTC)

Stat ties

Ties for the highest or lowest base stats are notable, regardless of it being a three way tie. Thank you.--ForceFire 15:28, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

Ability source?

Did you get the Ability you added in these edits by playing the games? Just making sure, since another user had contradicted that info on another page. Also, when adding new info, please don't forget to remove the incompleteness template. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 18:08, 29 July 2018 (UTC)

Hello? Did you miss my message? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 18:12, 1 August 2018 (UTC)
I got them from watching Pokémon videos MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 18:22, 1 August 2018 (UTC)
Good enough for me. Thanks! --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 08:00, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
... Except that it isn't. Another user was able to provide more concrete evidence to the contrary. Your source must've been mistaken. Are you able to show me your specific source? --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 06:14, 15 August 2018 (UTC)
It's been a long time. I don't remember the source. Since I'm wrong by the looks of it, you can use the new person's information.MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 13:42, 15 August 2018 (UTC)
Already done. Thanks. --FinnishPokéFan92 (talk) 15:55, 15 August 2018 (UTC)

A website

By any chance have you heard of a website called Smogon Forums? sumwun (talk) 17:34, 1 August 2018 (UTC)

Yes I have. Why? MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 17:40, 1 August 2018 (UTC)
Have I met you there? sumwun (talk) 17:44, 1 August 2018 (UTC)
I don't know, but I do have a Smogon account that's the same name as this MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 18:03, 1 August 2018 (UTC)

Providing sources for episode titles

I think you should provide sources that clarify the English-dubbed titles have parenthesis around the "Part 1/2" portions. Just because the Japanese titles have them doesn't automatically mean they're labeled that way in English as well. GrammarFreak01 (talk) 00:30, 8 August 2018 (UTC)

I watched the episodes and they have brackets around them. Just watch any one of those episodes on an anime streaming website. MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 14:31, 8 August 2018 (UTC)
Are those official sources, though? Does Pokémon.com or anything else official put brackets around them? GrammarFreak01 (talk) 20:49, 8 August 2018 (UTC)
Oh wow, so it looks like on the Pokémon website, it doesn't have brackets but the episodes I watched on another website does. My guess is that the TV version omitted the brackets while a later version added them in. MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 02:39, 9 August 2018 (UTC)
What was that other website, if I may ask? GrammarFreak01 (talk) 05:12, 9 August 2018 (UTC)
[redacted] MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 12:52, 9 August 2018 (UTC)
Do not post links to pirated episodes. Tiddlywinks (talk) 14:22, 9 August 2018 (UTC)
Okay, so if the source is using pirated episodes, then the Pokémon website unanimously takes more priority. GrammarFreak01 (talk) 14:35, 9 August 2018 (UTC)

Breeding moves

Hi! For the breeding moves, Mime Jr. and Mr. Mime are listed separately because Mime Jr. requires an incense to be bred and it is entirely possible for an egg to hatch a Mr. Mime. Mr. Mime and Mime Jr. actually have different Egg moves they can learn - some moves can only be learnt by Mime Jr. This is the same for the other Pokémon who require incenses. For example, for Double-Edge, both Munchlax and Snorlax are listed in the breeding section. This is why your edit was reverted. --Wowy(토크) 04:25, 22 August 2018 (UTC)


I saw that you removed Guzzlord from being hidden from SM101's page. It wasn't confirmed to appear, so please don't do that without a reason in the future. Playerking95 (talk) 14:12, 28 November 2018 (UTC)

Move Tutor

How do you know new moves' categories?--Rocket Grunt (Report To Me) 21:39, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

Moves like Steel Roller and Burning Jealousy were known from the trailer and the others were from the names themselves. Some of them though I left unknown, but all these moves are from the recent Home datamine. MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 21:55, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

Yes, Burning Jealousy and Grassy Slide were in the news, and rest of the moves in the Home datamine, but where did you get their categories?--Rocket Grunt (Report To Me) 22:09, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

Introduced in Generation VIII or The Isle of Armor

I changed "introduced in Generation VII" to "introduced in The Isle of Armor" because I thought that was more specific and consistent with how Mind Blown says "introduced in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon". So why are you undoing my edits? sumwun (talk, contribs) 17:45, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

I saw that all the moves weren't edited to say Isle of Armour so I changed it back. Also, unlike USUM, Isle of Armour isn't a standalone game. It's still considered part of SWSH. MaahirMomtaz12 (talk) 17:59, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

Ability and Regional forms

Please do not re-add n-1 to the parser abilitylayout in the Pokémon Infobox as it causes the template to appear as Abilities instead of Ability when there's only one available Ability for the Pokémon. You were reverted before thrice. Please do not add it back. And for regional forms, do not add the term Kantonian, Johtonian, or Hoennian before the Pokémon's name as they are not official term. On a side note, Dragonite was wrongly coded in the games as having Outrage learned at Level 41 which is placed between Level 62 and 80. Do not change it to 71 nor move it to between Dragon Rush and Safeguard. Thanks. — RuiXiang95 05:00, 1 November 2020 (UTC)

I'm pretty sure Kantonian is an official term that was mentioned somewhere in USUM. sumwun (talk, contribs) 17:04, 1 November 2020 (UTC)

Sceptile and Mega Drain

I've reverted your changes on the Sceptile and Mega Drain articles for the second time. The current listed level for Mega Drain (lv 5) is the correct one, it is the level listed in the data files. I know this doesn't match the levels when Treecko and Grovyle learn Mega Drain, so it is safe to say it is a typographical error made by Game Freak. Other examples from SwSh include Spritzee learning Draining Kiss twice rather than Disarming Voice, or Dragonite being listed to learn Outrage at level 41 rather than 71. Please always use a learnset data dump to verify listed information before editing levels on a pokémon or move article. - unsigned comment from AmbientDinosaur (talkcontribs)