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Why in Gen III, Shuppet is gray, but in Gen IV he's purple?

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asked Jun 7, 2014 by ~~Dazzling Sylveon~~
What kind answer are you looking for here?
why did shuppet change colors?

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I believe its just the transition from Gen III to Gen IV and even to Gen V. There isn't a real reason, mostly because the graphics were poor, but just look at these Pokemon who also have color difference from generations (I specifically chose Ghosts to match the theme :3).

ShuppetShuppetShuppet
MisdreavusMisdreavusMisdreavus
GengarGengarGengar

Hope I helped. I got all the sprites from here. P:

answered Jun 7, 2014 by melcakes
edited Jun 7, 2014 by Scraf
But he/she said "(I specifically chose Ghosts to match the theme :3)."
Yeah, but it's once ;-;
There was no need to edit in another set of sprites. I think hes made his point. And plus, Kabutos colours dont even change that much. :P
Yay, someone agrees with me
I don't see how adding sprites causes a fuss. Once doesn't mind that the sprites were added, so just leave it alone.
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Game Freak are the only ones who can properly answer this question, but I think it's becuase the Game Boy Advance had graphic limitations, and couldnt properly render Shuppet's dark purple color.
OR, simply, Shuppet's first design was grey, and in gen 4 Game Freak decided to change it to purple because they didnt like how the grey color looked (the purple is way better looking imo).

answered Jun 7, 2014 by Sir Terlor
edited Jun 7, 2014 by Sir Terlor
thank you both