Talk:Tepig (Pokémon)

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The same post that told us these names on 2ch, said Pokabu is the ひぶたポケモン (Fire Pig Pokémon). This name may come from ぽかぽか (pokapoka), which means "warmth throughout your body", and 豚 (buta), which means Pig.--KurowaSan 01:07, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

Just to better cover the name origin, the "bu" part of Pokabu can come either from buta (豚 pig) or būbū (ブーブー the sound a pig makes, oink-oink).--KurowaSan 23:36, 14 May 2010 (UTC)


Pokabu is the first quadraped Fire-type starter. Charmander, Cyndaquil, Torchic, and Chimchar are all bipeds, (when standing still, in Cyndaquil's case).--MegaTroopX

Cyndaquil I think, despite being able to stand on its hind legs, cannot walk on them like so. I think I recall seeing that in the anime at least. But I could be wrong. Mudkipchan 03:17, 13 May 2010 (UTC)
According to the body style section of the Pokédex, Cyndaquil is in fact bipedal. So I think this could be valid trivia. --AndyPKMN 13:28, 13 May 2010 (UTC)
And Typhlosion is classified as being Quadruple, despite it being depicted as being bipedal. Just goes to show... Mudkipchan 19:08, 13 May 2010 (UTC)
First Fire-type first stage Starter, then? It's also the first Fire starter not to have flames somewhere on it's body, that could work as Trivia maybe? Reign 19:28, 13 May 2010 (UTC)
Torchic doesn't have flames on its body either. Werdnae (talk) 19:41, 13 May 2010 (UTC)
Oh, right. That was stupid of me. Reign 19:43, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

Height and Weight

Got this from Pokebeach:

Height: 0.6m (2ft)

Weight: 9.9kg (21.9Ibs) --Dialgafan1 23:57, 13 May 2010 (UTC)


can we get the picture from here please pokabu.png its looks so much nicer


Here's the sprite of Pokabu that I uploaded onto Bulbagarden Archives from CoroCoro: Dialgafan1 18:47, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Guess Evolutions

Who else figures this lil guy will end up a Wild Boar type?

If you want to talk about this, go to the black and white forums and the forums. Turtwig A (talk | contribs) 20:42, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Type Match-ups

Why does the type match-up section talk about typing as if the phyical-special split never happened? Was it confirmed that the split was going to be removed? Poisson14 08:10, 22 May 2010 (UTC)