Assessing your starter’s strengths and weaknesses, later evolutions, and the all-important cuteness factor can be tough. It’s been the subject of scientific analysis, community polls, and endless debate.
Treecko’s Sceptile evolution gains the absurdly powerful Leaf Blade attack, and its mega evolution adds Dragon typing. In any form, it looks extremely chill while dealing huge damage, which is always a good quality.
Flying/Grass typing makes this round little fella with a bowtie a beast in battle. After its awkward teenage phase with Dartrix, its final evolution into Decidueye makes it one of the best-looking Pokémon in Gen 7.
What can I say? People love Mudkip. Maybe it’s because evolving into Marshtomp gives it a strong water/ground typing, or maybe it’s just the oddly adorable fish-dog look it has going on.