>>33060432>there is nothing like it in Pokemon. They took an established mechanic but it made more speshul and powerful>nothing like it>took an established mechanic
whew, look at this.
So they do a variation of already known idea, keep the ground basis (muh fefes, muh connection), but take a new twist at it. Never seen things like this, truly.
Also you're talking about kids series. Might wanna swap out cringey for infantile, if you're really so persistent.
Again, things happen to protag because he is a protag, and 'chosen one' usually tends to be a protag.
Even if that choseness seems to come from right lineage. Pokelottery would be if Ash got his Froakie mailed it, or popped out of Fortune Cookie. But Froakie was seeking someone it felt confident about, and Ash impressed it.
I concede, misremembered the breeding facility flashback, even tho I think there was something else before that. Still, the backstory we got in initial episodes was explicit in telling that this Froakie is not a normal Froakie, powercreep to overcome was still obvious, and recurring character that fit in Fra.. Kalos even less than weaboo Valerie was also suggestive. There's only so much suspense you can cram in kids show before kids lose focus.>>33060516>But they had to make him extra special for no real reason
Blame Masuda for being incompetent at gamedev and forgetting to give Gen6 mons a Gen6 mechanic to counter a gen 6 powercreep.