So as people may be aware, this Pokémon's Japanese name contains non-standard katakana usage, making it difficult to romanize. I picked Me'ēkuru because I thought it best reflected how it would be pronounced (also because I initially assumed it was メエークル not メェークル, due to the former being closer to normal Japanese). The only Japanese word I can find that uses メェ is メェル (mail/male), which is usually romanized as Me~eru. While I think Me'ēkuru is still a valid romanization, Me~ēkuru would more closely match how メェル is romanized. So what do people think should be the Hepburn romanization until an official one is revealed? Chances are we will get the English name soon so I don't think moving the page is worthwhile now, but it will still need to be present on the page so I figured I would start discussion now. --SnorlaxMonster 11:19, 9 August 2013 (UTC)
Also, in the early 1900s, there was a popular phrase called 23 skidoo which means to leave a situation/place rather quickly, and I think Skiddo's name could derive from the "skidoo" part. Easytype (talk) 16:49, 9 September 2013 (UTC)
But wait, there's more! Skiddo's horns are used as handlebars in almost exactly the same manner as the handlebars on snowmobiles and jet skis, both of which are also known respectively as... Ski-Doos and Sea-Doos! The connection seems obvious and intentional if you ask me. --Galihan (talk) 05:00, 20 November 2013 (UTC)
Bit to add:
From the press release:
"Skiddo has a gentle nature and is said to be the first Pokémon to live alongside humans. Because of this relationship, Skiddo doesn’t mind carrying people or supplies on its back, and it has become able to read the feelings of its riders through their grip on its horns." ----samm :D 15:45, 9 August 2013 (UTC)
Korean name meaning for Skiddo/Meikeul (메이클)
- 음메 eumme; the sound of goat/sheep/lamb ("baa baa")
- Likely from bicycle or vehicle (transliterated as 바이시클 baishikeul, 비히클 bihikeul, respectively)
- Both end in -ㅣ클 (-ikeul), so there's no clue as to which one was intended either.
Its German name comes from Mäh (German version of baa), possibly mähen (to mow) and Vehikel (vehicle). Արիանո 06:54, 10 August 2013 (UTC)
Isn't Milk Drink an egg move?
- The egg move section lists only moves that Skiddo can exclusively get through breeding. Skiddo can get Milk Drink through breeding if both its parents have Milk Drink, as Skiddo can learn Milk Drink through level up. --NOBODY (talk) 20:49, 3 May 2014 (UTC)