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I never noticed it until later, but does anyone else think it odd that one of the first Pokemon Ash catches in the TV show is a Pidgeotto? I mean, he's so bad at catching Pokemon anyway, how'd he get lucky enough to get one of these!?

This Pidgeotto is looking off at a sunrise, maybe the same Pidgey from before? Not much else to say about this one in particular.... she looks kind of sad. (I decided it was a she!)

Edit: Didn't realize that the lighter tail feathers were slightly more yellow then the cream color of the body, so I fixed it. :)

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SherlockianHamps Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How pretty, poor Pidgeotto.
Personally I put Ash's luck down to a level of my own...
Take SS Suicune, 11 ultra balls, 8 greatballs and umpteen misc' balls later and I had caught it, it was asleep down to about 3% health, and in a fit of pissed on trainerisms I lob a lure ball at it, you know, that little greenish ball that has been sitting there since you stopped fishing before the Elite Four? And... caught it.
Fffffffffffffff.
I'd forgotten it was a damn water pokemon X_x and there I was about to give up.
Stupid+luck=caught me a PKMN =P
And that's how I see Ash doin' things XD
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Rikkoshaye Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Haha, well I guess in the end all that matters is that you (and Ash) are able to catch something eventually, hehe. I'm going to remember the lure ball trick for when I run into suicune though! :)
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SherlockianHamps Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dumb luck for dumb trainers *facepalms* ah well, whatever works.
Yeah, do so, it might save you some time!
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DarthRobeMan Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2010
Actually Caterpie was Ash's first catch. He caught Pidgeotto in the next episode :D
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Rikkoshaye Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
That's why I said "one of the first," hehe. This is kind of ironic because someone else on another art website I post to said the exact same thing you did. :o
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cresun Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2010
mellow...i like it

this bird was always included in my team back in the blue days...

from pidgy to pigeot, we explored Kanto, challenged gyms and ultimately defeated the Elite Force :)
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Rikkoshaye Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Definitely the best bird line of the bunch, I think. :D
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MozerSmozer Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2010
Well ash is quite the awful pokemon trainer but I guess he manages to get random strokes of skill or dumb luck, I mean he also somehow managed to catch a whole stampede of Tauros.
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Rikkoshaye Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
That's very true. And Tauros are hard to catch! I guess even idiots can get lucky.
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