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

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There are MANY mysteries in the world of Pokemon, and one I've always wondered about is - "Why are Pokemon Starters so rare?" When you start your Pokemon journey and get to choose your travel buddy, we learn that starters are difficult to find in the wild. Today Austin is going to uncover the secrets of Pokemon starters and why they may be going EXTINCT!
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  • I love balbasaur

    Bong RevillaBong Revilla9 saatler önce
  • Maybe the reason that the professors give their dying pokemon to ten year olds is because they know that they will train and evolve them in a quest to become a champion, thereby making them stronger and more attractive to females.

    BPBP16 saatler önce
  • The music you used is also Illmangos intro. That’s cool. He’s cool and your cool too.

    Got KARPGot KARP18 saatler önce
  • I think all the starters are equally amazing

    Sadly this Isn’t meSadly this Isn’t meGün önce
  • Theory: Starters are so rare, due to their 7 males to 1 female ratio, as an counterbalance. Starters are stronger than most other Pokémon. For example, fully-evolved Pokémon have a mean BST of about 480, and fully-evolved Starters have a mean BST of 530, or 50 more than the average. This is what keeps these species from taking over environments.

    The Vault The Official ChannelThe Vault The Official ChannelGün önce
  • Buuuut hey! That's just a theory! AAAAAAT GAME THEORY! xD

    Insane GamerInsane Gamer2 gün önce
  • Did any body else notice how his rival's name is matpat?

    Bjartskular BrightscalesBjartskular Brightscales2 gün önce
  • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adactylidium

    Simone TappSimone Tapp2 gün önce
  • 0:10 I thought the Nidorino began singing

    Brawl StarsssBrawl Starsss3 gün önce
  • Notice when the bulbasaur stands it is humping the air

    random stuffrandom stuff3 gün önce
  • I have 6 scorbunnies...

    Golden Foxy 999Golden Foxy 9993 gün önce
  • The music do 😂

    Mr MeMr Me3 gün önce
  • who else actually searched for the mite species....I did

    윤재웅윤재웅4 gün önce
  • 0:40 why is tepic shiny

    Pokemon world tournament 2019Pokemon world tournament 20194 gün önce
  • Nope waiting for mat pat

    Johnny IceeJohnny Icee4 gün önce
  • What if you just breed to Venusaurs together?

    DJWDJW5 gün önce
  • I love how he's like "the other professor trees" lol

    The ClaimedThe Claimed5 gün önce
  • Bulbasaur is my favorite gen 1 Pokémon

    Willow FadedWillow Faded6 gün önce
  • around 15 minutes in u sound like sam tripoli omg lmao its amazing

    bluff gawdbluff gawd6 gün önce
  • also i thought that the started gender depending on ur character sprite once u got to pick whether u were boy or girl? cray.

    bluff gawdbluff gawd6 gün önce
  • Who tf is this guy and where is Matt

    Joon SJoon S6 gün önce
  • What starters are disappearing... the rain?

    Salah HilalaSalah Hilala6 gün önce
  • Let’s Go Pikachu exists so Kanto has had a higher population of starters by the way

    Sheona BeachSheona Beach6 gün önce
  • man after watching this i suddenly want to revist Pokemon anime season 1 onwards ...

    Jay BajajJay Bajaj6 gün önce
  • *gender

    Jordan the CrazyJordan the Crazy7 gün önce
  • You really said high school

    lidrew braddylidrew braddy7 gün önce
  • Was it me or the Squirtle was a shiny at the beginning

    Kevin RomanKevin Roman7 gün önce
  • Why is tepig golden

    Dr WaddlesDr Waddles7 gün önce
  • Awwww But I Luv Bulbasaur

    Erendira BErendira B7 gün önce
  • did it even occur to you that maybe the starters were imported pokemons from another region and that's why your pokedex has the unknown region status on the starters as it can only have detailed info on pokemons in its designated region.

    Seth RenegadeSeth Renegade8 gün önce
  • Bulbasaur a frog with a plant on it *surprised pikachu face*

    broskibruhhbroskibruhh8 gün önce
  • Those ho don’t know bulbasour are the first and only starters pokemon got 2 attributes and nobody knows

    michael chammichael cham8 gün önce
  • Why is the squirtle in min 2.45 shiny?

    Jeremy ErazoJeremy Erazo8 gün önce
  • Mattpatt is better than you. He makes it interesting. I just fall asleep when i listen to you.

    Baja BlastBaja Blast8 gün önce
  • In fire red, after fuschia city you find swimmers with squirtle. And this is is the case with other games where you sometimes see a starter.

    BMWMGABMWMGA9 gün önce
  • and yet, some people still say "it is foolish to think that we can affect nature." granted, most people who say that believe in god...

    Alan  Choi ChangAlan Choi Chang9 gün önce
    • what does religion have to do with that statement?

      Jesus ChristJesus Christ7 gün önce
  • Austin sux

    Ahmad Danish AmirAhmad Danish Amir9 gün önce
  • Bulba bulba bulbasaur! 🌳 🐸

    NoobLegendNoobLegend10 gün önce
  • Bulbasaur is not a frog...

    Darkstalker 212Darkstalker 21210 gün önce
  • The pokemon you and your rival don't choose goes extinct. This is how the professors choose.

    RageScholarRageScholar10 gün önce
  • I love this, but is it possible that the death rates of starter Pokémon are lower than something like a rabbit or just generally different across Pokémon species? Most starter pokemon are kept longer than any Ratata and get KOed less often. Could it be possible that they have developed a symbiotic relationship with humans that makes this gender ratio a favorable trait? What came first the ratio or the relationship

    BloodyfeatherBloodyfeather10 gün önce
  • "It is GROSS and AWESOME." "You're not wrong..." "Huh..."

    SubduedRadicalSubduedRadical10 gün önce
  • I'm just glad the superior starter wasn't cut from sword ans shield #Charizardbeststarter

    Mega ShironMega Shiron10 gün önce
  • This content will be a causality of coppa

    Gen 1 SRT/LIFEGen 1 SRT/LIFE10 gün önce
  • Not true.. that one trainer outside cerulean had a charmander too.. actually a few people had bulbasaur and charmander.. through the gaame.. only saw one squirtle tho

    Steven JonesSteven Jones11 gün önce
  • Man, I pictured Michaelangelo from1990s narrating this

    Mike Stubz 1989Mike Stubz 198911 gün önce
  • And no most animals don't have a 1:1 ratio, usually there are slightly more females then males. And still most males never get to breed. Also why determining lineage through the Male side is dumb. Don't get why we do it the patriarchy way, long before DNA odds are it's not even the guys kid.

    DestyNovaDestyNova11 gün önce
  • Why I like Yellow though, could actually get all the Starters. Of course you found them and not caught them though.

    DestyNovaDestyNova11 gün önce
  • I don’t think bulbasaur is a frog

    Dededetheboi 9Dededetheboi 911 gün önce
  • It's been 20 years and still trying to get behind the truck for mew

    Hellcarver T.VHellcarver T.V11 gün önce
  • But given the amount of breeders in these games, It's hard to imagine that these pokemon would be as rare as they are.

    Josh TJosh T12 gün önce
  • *cough* Friend Safari *cough*

    Expunge6667Expunge666712 gün önce
  • Remember that while he says “species extinct” most in that number is “subspecies”

    Shawn WoodShawn Wood12 gün önce
  • I can’t with the weird music, it was too loins :(

    jackk-attackk diazjackk-attackk diaz12 gün önce
    • Loud*

      jackk-attackk diazjackk-attackk diaz12 gün önce
  • and this is why china is fucked keep dating dem azn wahmenz, whatman. that is how you win ww3

    R TR T12 gün önce
  • if this is going to be about there being more male or female / ratio then im out as this appplies to loads of species, like eevee who are 75% male.

    A9A913 gün önce
  • What happened to Mat Pat

    FunnyTotodile 456FunnyTotodile 45613 gün önce
  • I mean, you could take this idea even further considering that the ratios are based on what the professors hand to you. The ratio of certain populations could be better or worse but the females have to be held back under restricted guidelines, possibly only giving the chance of a female because of daycares as an experiment. If anything, global trading is a nice little addition to the conservation projects of the games because now it's possible for someone to have all 3 starters and breed them. Guess technology can make a difference.

    Christopher BennettChristopher Bennett13 gün önce
  • Humans are the WORST

    Mr ZaouikMr Zaouik13 gün önce
  • Children cover your eyes

    Jeff GateJeff Gate14 gün önce
  • Wtf? TRvision just unsubbed me from everyone

    Compass RoseCompass Rose14 gün önce
  • is that mexican music in the backgrounds

    Jose GonzalezJose Gonzalez14 gün önce
  • Omg... the tangent about getting behind Bills house really just hit me right in the childhood! Are we the same person?

    The Martian ReportThe Martian Report14 gün önce
  • Math error 3 female torchicks back 2 back only and 2 female frokies than a shiney female right after i 5 males....

    miast lmiast l15 gün önce
  • *Inserts Shiny Tepig and Squirtle sprites among normal sprites in the starter circle around bulbasaur 😂

    Chris GodfreyChris Godfrey15 gün önce
  • Did anyone else actually look at the Wiki article for the Adactylididum genus of mites? He wasn't kidding, it is GROSS and AWESOME. Here you go: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adactylidium

    Jonathan HodgesJonathan Hodges15 gün önce
  • This video is very sexy.

    KamoshunKamoshun15 gün önce
  • Predicted dexit

    SNG IceOnLogSNG IceOnLog15 gün önce
    • *right idiot

      SNG IceOnLogSNG IceOnLog15 gün önce
    • Woah your rigt

      SNG IceOnLogSNG IceOnLog15 gün önce
  • Bulbasaur is No. 1!!

    Shane RoffeyShane Roffey16 gün önce
  • Noooooooooo

    Dominic MarchioloDominic Marchiolo16 gün önce
Why Starters Are DISAPPEARING! | The SCIENCE of... Pokemon