Why Starters Are DISAPPEARING! | The SCIENCE of... Pokemon


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  • yokai watcher
    yokai watcher  6 hours back

    why are tepig and squirtle shiny?
    oh and now sex bulbasour is also shiny
    and pickachu
    oh its all the male bulbasours

    • Paul Sequera
      Paul Sequera  8 hours back

      Dude i love the music you use in this video... its awesome!... btw i forgive you for not including bulbasaur in your last pokemon video... be gratefull... we bulbasaur fans... are crazy... CRAZY!!

      • Colin Sweeney
        Colin Sweeney  13 hours back

        4:40 bruh is this ilmangos intro song

        • Mia Raiola
          Mia Raiola  1 days back

          i don't understand i had female starters

          • Mia Raiola
            Mia Raiola  1 days back

            as well as male starters, i also had a female starter when i started a new game, it happened in every generation

        • Kobe James
          Kobe James  1 days back

          China in 2009

          • Cameron Rigby
            Cameron Rigby  2 days back

            Where’s Matt patt

            • Zadoc23
              Zadoc23  3 days back

              Bulbasaur for life! Also we all know he’s a dinosaur not a frog.

              • THUGR4TEDYT
                THUGR4TEDYT  3 days back

                Ha! Austin loves tepig because it was shiny

                • Madeline Spinner
                  Madeline Spinner  3 days back

                  This makes me think of why ash never encounters another pikachu

                  • Muireann Lane
                    Muireann Lane  4 days back

                    Maby starter pokemon are so rare cause prof oak took them all from the wild so he could give them to you!

                    • ᴋᴀᴄᴄʜᴀɴ ,ʙᴜᴛ sᴏғᴛᴇʀ

                      Austin: **intensely explaining about Pokemon's sex**

                      Mexican Music: *Cha Cha real smooth*

                      • Dustin Slims
                        Dustin Slims  6 days back

                        OK, having just now seen this video, I can agree with the data and the idea, but are looking at this from today's standpoint, or are we starting from the beginning of the games?
                        One could only imagine that this would have been the case when the first game was released. in that time, there are 151 species of pokemon. That is a lot, or is it? Sure, as a game mechanic, you can sit and farm Pidgy, Ratatas, and Caterpies all day, assuming they are as prevalent as our own species in real life. But the professors realized before the second gen that a few of those species were going extinct, so they, after a lot of research, found out that they can breed, and in a scientific break through, found out that Ditto is capable of breeding with just about every one species. So they gathered all of those failed Mewtwo attempts and put them next to the one place that already knew about Pokemon breeding, to make it easier for people to find them on their quest.
                        But lets take a look at that Mewtwo part again. If scientists were able to create Mewtwo, dont you think they would have put their hand in the gene pool of those dying species and put a mutation in that species that would produce a female almost every time it mated, regardless of the ratios? That on top of every player breeding over and over for that perfect pokemon, releasing every Pokemon they didnt want out into the wild, well, Id go as far as to say the Pokemon world, 20 some odd years later, has a over population problem. Think about HG/SS. After some tedious work from beating the E4, you can get the Kanto starters and the Hoenn Starters. Years after Red and Blue started their adventures.

                        • danger fox
                          danger fox  6 days back

                          3:49 that is bulbasour upside down

                          • Amalthea Watts
                            Amalthea Watts  6 days back

                            I honestly think all starters should be 50% 50%

                            • GaChAzAc
                              GaChAzAc  6 days back

                              There’s one flaw tho... they can breed with other Pokemon that are in there egg group and since most of the time the starter is male so problem solved the starters will not go extinct in the next three years if they were real

                              Edit: or mass breed what I mean by that is breed them like wild fire

                              Edit2: maybe starter Pokemon gave the most exp so trainers would grind them and would defeat them with there op Pokemon and well HEY! ALOT OF THE BULBASAURS ARE BOYS! Because I guess the male protect the baby’s in the den and the females get the food

                              • GaChAzAc
                                GaChAzAc  6 days back

                                I think I said that right

                            • wargriffin5
                              wargriffin5  7 days back

                              Crazy question, but is there any way to determine the percentage of Pokémon that are part Ditto?

                              Edit: You know what, NEW THEORY! Ditto is actually a recessive gene in all Pokemon left over from a common ancestor (Mew); as such, a Ditto can be born from ANY species when those recessive genes are passed on by both male and female parents. Change my mind... ;)

                              • Jäger 072
                                Jäger 072  1 weeks back

                                Dude, if you need coding classes, just hit me up!

                                • TheoryG
                                  TheoryG  1 weeks back

                                  I like how he used shiny pokemon do separate males and females

                                  • KHEAXX
                                    KHEAXX  1 weeks back

                                    where is the code?

                                    • Kyo Yamato
                                      Kyo Yamato  1 weeks back

                                      they F*ed it up when they decided to make like +1000000 pokemon, instead of just making new mechanics customization, etc. with the already existing ones, maybe stoping at about 500 pokemon. just my opinion

                                      • Christian Medina
                                        Christian Medina  1 weeks back

                                        It's annoying listening to him say sex ratio instead of gender ratio, I guess hes just saying that to not trigger the people who think they're something else but who cares, just say gender ratio

                                        • Gavin Wilson
                                          Gavin Wilson  2 weeks back

                                          hate bulbasaur charmander 4 life

                                          • Danny's Gaming
                                            Danny's Gaming  2 weeks back

                                            Boo bring Mat pat back

                                            • Grovajl Yukari
                                              Grovajl Yukari  2 weeks back

                                              My Braixen is a knotty male though :3

                                              • Anonymous Me
                                                Anonymous Me  2 weeks back

                                                I only just hope, u would just chill.

                                                U and Matt both. Stop giving me PTSD with your excessive energy.

                                              • Lord Glacion
                                                Lord Glacion  2 weeks back

                                                What if they do have a 1:1 ratio but the females are simply not given to trainers

                                                • 4xzx4
                                                  4xzx4  2 weeks back

                                                  But what about other Pokémon with the 7:1 gender ratio? Some of them are pretty common in the wild.

                                                  • ChaosSorceror_Davidicus

                                                    Okay, putting aside the hippy dippy observation, what you are forgetting Austin, is how active competitive pokemon breeding is.
                                                    I cannot count how many starters I've bred in my quest for a competitively viable Delphox (or any starter for that matter).
                                                    Like... I release a LOT of starters. A LOT! A LO-O-O-O-O-O-T! Those spares are set free to continue the race. We may be causing the problem, but we are also solving it.

                                                    Fun discussion, I love this sort of thing, math is my meth. My only regret is you reminding me of how many eggs it took me to get a shiny competitively viable Ralts. Sure I could have just hacked one in, but I was proud dammit! (I was making a mainly Psychic team for my college's pokemon league for Gen 6, I was nominated Elite Four member, was a lot of fun. Team was Sigilyph, Klefki, Conkledurr, Delphox, Slowbro, and Mega Metagross.)

                                                    • CeliaB09
                                                      CeliaB09  2 weeks back

                                                      Bulbasaur is the best

                                                      • Suwin Khamchaiwong
                                                        Suwin Khamchaiwong  2 weeks back

                                                        RIP Bulbasaur

                                                        • FAZE ROCK
                                                          FAZE ROCK  2 weeks back

                                                          I got a Pokémon go ad

                                                          • Andrew Dennis
                                                            Andrew Dennis  2 weeks back

                                                            I found a wild cyndaquil in pokemon soulsilver

                                                            • Dokdiamant
                                                              Dokdiamant  2 weeks back

                                                              ... why does this reminds me to Fallout so much?
                                                              Oh wait, there was this two Vaults 69 and 96, with 1k Woman on one Man... and 1k Man on ONE Woman.
                                                              Would be interesting to see what results came out at the end. xD
                                                              (And also because I play Fallout 4 again. xD )

                                                              • Nit Nurray
                                                                Nit Nurray  2 weeks back

                                                                0:40 the shiny tepig and squirtle triggers me

                                                                • Ugru Nosef
                                                                  Ugru Nosef  2 weeks back

                                                                  Oh another video with austin dislike 👎

                                                                  • Bulbasaur
                                                                    Bulbasaur  2 weeks back


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                                                                      • Arnout Priamos
                                                                        Arnout Priamos  2 weeks back

                                                                        after this the idea of acedemia just handing these rare going extinct species to 10 year old seems kinda horrid

                                                                        • Jonah Does Everything
                                                                          Jonah Does Everything  2 weeks back

                                                                          people; we are safe starter Pokemon; HELP US

                                                                          • Nicolas Flores
                                                                            Nicolas Flores  3 weeks back

                                                                            I mean positive correlations doesn’t mean definitely by definition because it’s just observed data rather than actual tests but okay

                                                                            • La Gabiru##XD
                                                                              La Gabiru##XD  3 weeks back

                                                                              4:00 cumbia? por qué?? XD me sacó de onda

                                                                              • Leo the kid
                                                                                Leo the kid  3 weeks back

                                                                                Like cuddle fish

                                                                                • Διονυσης Χοτζιας

                                                                                  Wtf I'm I watching

                                                                                  • skyson b pei
                                                                                    skyson b pei  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Females get to ride the train

                                                                                    • SSCM1 D.I.Y
                                                                                      SSCM1 D.I.Y  3 weeks back

                                                                                      WE SPOTTED A GENWUNNER!
                                                                                      Unsubscribe (jk)

                                                                                      • Jd_silv17
                                                                                        Jd_silv17  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Here's a better question. Why are there no Mammals in Pokemon?

                                                                                        • 13 Units
                                                                                          13 Units  3 weeks back


                                                                                          • ThAt MLG Gal
                                                                                            ThAt MLG Gal  3 weeks back

                                                                                            The SCIENCE of Digimon. Let's see it :)