The two of them don"t watch alike at all. They space both water type, I understand that. However how walk a fish turn into an octopus?! It"s not logical.

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First, I understand this is old, however I simply wanted come say:

There, in fact, is a clean explanation because that this. It needs to do with their beta sprites, together seen below (next to their final sprites):

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Remoraid"s beta sprite looked choose a gun and Octillery"s looked prefer a soldier (this is donate up even much more by having "raid" and also "artillery" in their surname etymology).

They were essentially based off of the principles of guns/projectile weapons and also sea creatures.

This didn"t make feeling anymore after the dev"s chose to edit the design, mayhap since they didn"t want to offend anyone (Guns in children"s games, etc.).

Hope ns helped!


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answeredSep 9, 2018by Staka~selectedSep 9, 2018by Fizz
Additionally, Remoraid is probably in part based off of the Archer Fish, which is well-known for shooting water (to knock prey off branches and into the water), and octupi are well-known for shooting ink, making them both aquatic animals known for shooting projectiles (further donate up by the gun/tank layout in your beta designs).Although if friend ask me, lock really have to have readjusted the design a bit and switched which one was evolved and also unevolved, due to the fact that octupi space lame and just usage their projectiles come flee choose the cowards castle are, when Archer Fish are cool and smart sufficient to realize that they have access to a real-life Hydro Pump (or at least Water Gun), for this reason of course they’re walking to be sweepers and use it to hunt.

There is only one explanation to this: Only GameFreak knows.

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They wanted to develop it choose this, certainly. Over there is no various other explanation, ns guess.

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answeredNov 10, 2012by JirachiCelebiMew

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