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.
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.