Pokémon X is a video game developed by Game Freak and published by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS. It was released worldwide on October 12, 2013, and is the sixth generation of Pokémon games.
In Pokémon X, players take on the role of a young trainer who sets out on a journey through the Kalos region to catch and train various Pokémon creatures, battle other trainers, and ultimately become the champion of the Pokémon League.
Pokemon X Starters
The three starter Pokémon in Pokémon X are:
- Chespin: Chespin is a Grass-type Pokémon with a tough, spiky outer shell. It has a curious and energetic personality and is known for rolling itself into a ball and charging at opponents.
- Fennekin: Fennekin is a Fire-type Pokémon with a fluffy, fox-like appearance. It is highly intelligent and can use its psychic powers to manipulate fire, making it a formidable opponent in battle.
- Froakie: Froakie is a Water-type Pokémon that resembles a blue frog. It is highly agile and can use its powerful legs to jump long distances. In battle, it can create and control bubbles to confuse and defeat its opponents.
Pokemon X Starters Pokedex
|Starter Pokémon||Type||Pokédex Entry|
|Chespin||Grass||“The quills on its head are usually soft. When it flexes them, the points become so hard and sharp that they can pierce rock.”|
|Fennekin||Fire||“As it walks, it munches on a twig in place of a snack. It intimidates opponents by puffing hot air out of its ears.”|
|Froakie||Water||“It secretes flexible bubbles from its chest and back. The bubbles reduce the damage it would otherwise take when attacked.”|
Pokemon X Starters Stats
|Starter Pokémon||Type||HP||Attack||Defense||Sp. Atk||Sp. Def||Speed|
Pokemon X Starters Evolution
|Starter Pokemon||First Evolution||Second Evolution|
|Chespin||Evolves into Quilladin starting at level 16||Evolves into Chesnaught starting at level 36|
|Fennekin||Evolves into Braixen starting at level 16||Evolves into Delphox starting at level 36|
|Froakie||Evolves into Frogadier starting at level 16||Evolves into Greninja starting at level 36. Greninja can also transform into Ash-Greninja during battle when its ability, Battle Bond, is activated.|
Pokemon X Starters Comparison
|Chespin||Grass||Effective against Water, Ground, and Rock types. Resistant to Electric, Grass, Ground, and Water types.||Weak against Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison types.|
|Fennekin||Fire||Effective against Grass, Ice, Bug, and Steel types. Resistant to Bug, Fire, Grass, Ice, and Steel types.||Weak against Ground, Rock, and Water types.|
|Froakie||Water||Effective against Fire, Ground, and Rock types. Resistant to Fire, Ice, Steel, and Water types.||Weak against Electric, Grass, and Poison types.|
Best Pokemon X Starter
There is no one “best” starter Pokemon in Pokemon X, as each starter has its own unique strengths and weaknesses. The choice of starter ultimately depends on the player’s personal preference and playing style.
Here’s a brief overview of the strengths and weaknesses of each starter to help you make an informed decision:
- Chespin: Chespin is a Grass-type Pokemon that has a high defense stat and can learn a variety of status moves, such as Spikes and Leech Seed, which can be helpful in battles. However, Chespin is weak against Fire, Flying, Ice, and Poison types.
- Fennekin: Fennekin is a Fire-type Pokemon that has a high special attack stat and can learn powerful Fire-type moves like Flamethrower and Fire Blast. However, Fennekin is weak against Ground, Rock, and Water types.
- Froakie: Froakie is a Water-type Pokemon that has a high speed stat and can learn a variety of useful moves like Water Pulse and Ice Beam. However, Froakie is weak against Electric, Grass, and Poison types.
Ultimately, the best starter for you will depend on your playing style and the type of Pokemon you prefer to use in battles.
Also see Pokemon White 2 Starters