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Which Black/White starter is best stat wise?

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I would like to have Jalorda, but I think I should think of it more properly

asked Jan 23, 2011 by DarthDestiny
retagged Jun 19, 2012

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Jalorda has the Defenses and Speed, Embuoh has the best Attack and HP, while Daikenki is sorta a balance among everything.

Jalorda (Serperior) has a very shallow movepool, so you'll probably need to find Hidden Power and get some coverage on him. If not, STAB, Dual Screens, and Leech Seed do great in-game, especially against the Elite Four!

Embuoh (Emboar) is slow, fairly bulky, and pretty strong. He learns many recoil moves, and, thanks to his HP, can be used as a good suicide sweeper. Head Smash, Take Down, Flare Blitz, and Boiling Water will make a near-unstoppable Embuoh!

Daikenki (Samurott) has very good coverage attacks, and, while he doesn't seem to have a niche, unlike the other two, it's the most balanced choice, thanksto well-rounded stats, and potent attacks to boot. Boiling Water, Megahorn, Ice Beam, and Dragon Tail will prove to be a versatile in-game set that lets you control the battlefield!

Really, you can't pick a "best", with starters this generation, because all stats between the three have an equal total. Just choose which one you like best. :)

answered Jan 23, 2011 by ~-~WILL~-~
GREAT, WILL!
I honestly thought that the starters in each gen were balanced well enough that it didn't matter who you chose.
It ALWAYS matter - I really wouldn't choose Chikorita or Torchic. Why? You are most vulnerable at the beggining. OK, you can catch some Pokémon, but starters are made to be better a little
Emboar isn't so bulky - he's the least defensive pokemon from the 3!