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Froslass's Pokedex entry states that it freezes prey and occasionally used them as decorations. The dawn usually signifies light, and freezing prey maliciously seems anything but light. Is there any possible reasoning as to why the Dawn Stone would work better than, say, the Dusk Stone?

Please don't question my curiosity.

Why does Mega-blade X keep asking these questions?
when the asker tags it as game-freak-logic, well... answers arwnt gonna always be A+
1. This is my second question of this type.

2. The other one was tagged game-freak-logic. I figured this one should be as well.
lma0 i guess
Snorunt and Kirlia are the only two Pokemon to use a Dawn Stone to evolve. I'm assuming it was just because they needed a way to evolve those Pokemon.

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The final answer of course, is GameFreak logic, but I've got a few theories:

  • Froslass is based off of a dead woman lost in the cold mountains. In this sense, it could be the rebirth of said missing person into a Pokemon. This is made easier to digest as a theory when the Japanese name of the item is considered: The Awakening Stone. Perhaps the woman went to sleep (coma) due to the cold and frostbite, and the Stone awakened her from that state to that of a Froslass.

  • It's a balancing mechanic: As of D/P/Pt, the Dusk Stone can already evolve Murkrow and Misdreavus into their respective evolutions. If the Dawn Stone was introduced to complement the Dusk Stone, it makes sense to have the same number of Pokemon being able to use it to evolve as a sort of equalizing method, otherwise there'd be 3 Dusk Stone evolutions and just 1 Dawn Stone, two and two is more balanced. That said, this theory falls apart as later generations straight up ignored this to allow Lampent and Doublade to evolve as well, without bumping the Dawn Stone users. Clearly GameFreak mishandled the item balancing, but there's still hope it can used in a future generation.

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