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Here is the seemingly much anticipated Blastoise. He was always my least favorite of the original three starters, but I'll take him over Swampert any day. The big challenger with a more realistic take on Blastoise is of course, his cannons. After spending some time researching animals that use projectiles, a squid's jet really seem to fit the idea. Blastoise is supposed to be able to aim his cannons and fire water jets to propel himself in a direction, very much like a real life squid. So he intakes large supplies of water through his mouth and stores it in a specialized organ in his chest under the shell. Blastoise primarily eats shellfish, earning his nickname as the shellfish Pokemon, he holds onto a Shellder in this case and blasts water to help him pull it off its rocky home. Squirtles start out primarily aquatic and as they grow they eventually become semi terrestrial and lose their developed swimming tail in favor for a heavier counterweight tail. Wartortles spend much of their time drifting motionlessly after meals to facilitate the tremendous growth, sometimes for months. As a result coral sea fans often take root on them, especially on their head. Also, Krabby is a dick, look at him, being an ass.

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:iconwakemeupplz:
WakeMeUpPlz Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  New Deviant Student Filmographer
Is the little fish on Blastoise's leg Tynamo?
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CharizardBallistac Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2016  New Deviant
NICE DIGIMON PICTURE 😄😆😃😊☺







NOBODY IS THAT STUPID
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:iconkkht311:
kkht311 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2016
So cool.

:-)
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:iconalbert7xsilver:
albert7xsilver Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2016
if you saw this in real life, I would think twice before being pokemon trainer.Plushtrap Puppet Emoticon 
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:iconannnonymoose:
annnonymoose Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2016
blastois
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:iconnissan4life2016:
Nissan4Life2016 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2016
Shellder is cute!
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:iconkubagami:
kubagami Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cant they be realistic AND adorable?...great work tho :D
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:iconherli001:
Herli001 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
шикарно !!!!
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:iconcandymlpmaker06:
whoa..... EPIC-LY AWEOMSE!!!!!!!!!Bulbasaur Yay 
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:iconluckystorms:
Luckystorms Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great work :-)
Pokemon rock's :-D
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:iconfloreflo300:
FloreFLo300 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:| (Blank Stare) :o (Eek) Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap Clap 
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:iconumbatman:
umbatman Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Professional General Artist
you forgot to add the word badass at the start of the title, lol
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:icondunklesa:
dunklesa Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool
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:iconyoshiondiviantart:
Yoshiondiviantart Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the Tynamo leeched onto the Blastoise. It's little details like that that make you an even better artist than you already are. :D
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:iconravonies:
Ravonies Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2016
I would have thought, more of a bone like canon... not a fleshy :D
Still Epic :D
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:iconman0fmanyfaces:
man0fmanyfaces Featured By Owner May 19, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
well, in the defense of that (although I would normally be inclined to agree) is that the outter flessh is probably rather hard due to scales thick muscle tissue etc.
but yeah legit!
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SNTDJF Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2016  Student General Artist
Oh my gosh dude, I love these.
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:iconkawaiivocaloidlover1:
KawaiiVocaloidLover1 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2016  Student General Artist
Cool!
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:iconskyjr:
skyjr Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Krabby was always an ass anyways
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:iconthetoyhaunter:
Thetoyhaunter Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
OMG! FLYING TURTLES!!!!!!!!
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:iconrealadamsandler:
RealAdamSandler Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2016  Professional Filmographer
finally a pokemon that can make me wet!
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:iconaaaaaaa67:
aaaaaaa67 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2016  Student Artist
Undertale Sans Brows Emoji 
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The-Eye-of-Natrix Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I'll never be able to look at my snapping turtle the same way ever again lmao

but anyways, NICE
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UncleBourbons Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2016
My fav starter ever C:
I like how this can be seen as infant to adult stage.
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:icondragonschance:
DragonsChance Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016
Um, I think someone used your art without permission. Even if they asked, they didn't credit it to you anywhere:

www.deviantart.com/art/I-choos…
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Shafo86 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing work.
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mkubishke20 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2016
I keep thinking this when I look at Blastoise, Did a turtle get drunk one night and came across a tank, then a couple days later blastoise was made, I keep thinking thats how it was made.
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:iconunkownbrony52:
Unkownbrony52 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2015
My favorite....behold the living hydro-bio-weapon!
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:icongoji1327:
Goji1327 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2015
The last part XD
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:iconsandyx19:
sandyx19 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Your style is awesome. You even managed to make "real" sense of the cannons. Blastoise will always be my favourite.
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Victorysmaster Featured By Owner Edited Oct 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
-Also, Krabby is a dick, look at him, being an ass.

lol so true

also since Coral is an animal not a plant does this mean Animal Cameo?
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HalTheShaman Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow... I love the squid jet cannons. Although swampert would be cool to see, obvious or not.
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:iconhenukim:
henukim Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015
why not swampert so sad
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:iconspellboundfox:
SpellboundFox Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aw yay!
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:iconjeszasz:
JESzasz Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
 You depict Tynamo as they should have been: a Water/Electric type. And someones about to catch another one of the most useless Pokémon in the kingdom. Again.

 Love all the details, and you really know your biology.
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niksmom1 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015  Hobbyist
Are you saying Tynamo is a useless pokemon?
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:iconjeszasz:
JESzasz Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Are you saying that fisht at is about to go hook-line and sinker is a Tynamo? Well, at least it is useless until it evolves. Absolutely pathetic really.

 Jk. No, I talking about that Magikarp. Gyarados at least always pulls his (considerable) weight.
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:iconniksmom1:
niksmom1 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015  Hobbyist
XDDD

Ohhhhh.That damn fish....
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:iconredsuitheart:
redsuitheart Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015
great job
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Yoshiondiviantart Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh wow that's a Staryu on his arm, A Magikarp behind Squirtle and Tynamo leeching off Blastoise. Cool. 
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:iconrockisocki:
RockiSocki Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Student Filmographer
those circles must've taken forever
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:iconmihaimargineanu:
MihaiMargineanu Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Why you no like Swampert?
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:icon20sentryfox:
20sentryfox Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Student Artist
Is that an octopedal decapod i see?
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SaryTheWolf Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love how you almost always add extra Pokemon to these. I see Tynamo, Staryu and Magikarp as well the ones you mentioned.
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:iconadccda:
ADCCDA Featured By Owner May 18, 2015
I love Blastoisse. And Swampert. Like, the most. They are my favorites.
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:iconbaddahbing:
Baddahbing Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
six toes on blastoise awesome work dude 
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:iconplastospleen:
PLASTOSPLEEN Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015
What is the fish near the Squirtle?
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:iconarvalis:
arvalis Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015
Magikarp
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:iconplastospleen:
PLASTOSPLEEN Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015
Thanks. :)
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:icondiebruder:
diebruder Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhwww!
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