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Articuno apparently common?

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Http://pokemondb.net/location/kanto-seafoam-islands#gen3_B4F

It says that Articuno is common? But also that you get to battle it though interacting, so why not limited?

asked Apr 25, 2011 by Pokefan123
It technically is common, since you can defeat it then beat the e4 then articuno will be back.It only works when to defeat articuno, yet you are also right that it is also limited, since you can only catch it once.

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Yes it is limited. But I think what's happened here is that it could also be considered common because no matter what you will have a chance to battle and catch Articuno in HG/SS. So since you have a 100% chance of finding it, it is listed as common, unlike a 20% chance of finding a Pokemon in grass. I think they should list is as both limited and common.

The site might want to check the Pokemon with similar situations in HG/SS, such as Moltres, Zapdos, Mewtwo.

answered Apr 26, 2011 by skye89
edited May 5, 2011 by skye89
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Yes you are right, it should say "limited". I will change it. Thanks for letting me know!

answered Apr 26, 2011 by Pokemaster