Designing NEW POKEMON! - Pseudo-Legendaries

2021 Бар 14-нд
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  • I made some minor tweaks to Perroxotal's design! You can see them on the DeviantArt Pokedex: Hopefully the changes will help make it look a little more "legendary", and convey more the influence from Aztec carvings and paintings. I think I did a poor job explaining the main source of inspiration behind the face of the final design, which is why people are looking for something more true to an actual axolotl. I wanted it to look more like the ancient depictions of Xolotl, hence the somewhat goofy expression. All in all though, I'm super happy with it! It really just *boils* down to opinion at the end of the day. (That's a pun)

    SubjectivelySubjectively4 сарын өмнө
    • Wasn’t salamander based on axolotls, or at least an nether similar salamander, I mean it’s in the name.

      Cory CrouchCory Crouch28 өдрийн өмнө
    • If you realy want fire put it on the end of the wiskers thing

      Rayvic 1Rayvic 1Сарын өмнө
    • @shadow hell dry skin is honestly an OP ability if it were real it would be so much more useful

      DylanDylanСарын өмнө
    • Can I buy a tshirt of xolsmol?

      DylanDylanСарын өмнө
    • I want to use this in my custom region, May I? I will have full credit to you within.

      TerrarianArtistTerrarianArtist3 сарын өмнө
  • I think the art is more lilo and stitch as opposed to the original Pokémon art style.

    thomas Quinnthomas Quinn4 цагийн өмнө
  • This reminds me a lot of Arcanine

    Harrison VannHarrison Vann4 цагийн өмнө
  • This is much more creative than my axolotl which is just a two form pokemon. It starts with only front legs and 4 whiskers and an axe blade on its take called axalot. It then gets the rest of its legs and whiskers and it’s tail becomes a double sided axe named daxolotl

    The Foolish JesterThe Foolish Jester10 цагийн өмнө
  • it can be a fire type without it looking like one like a water type doesn't have to always have water on it and if its origin is fire-related it can definitely be a fire type

    Désirée DíazDésirée Díaz15 цагийн өмнө
  • The love it, I’m getting tired of dragon type pseudo legendarys

    Sebastia FuentesSebastia Fuentes17 цагийн өмнө
  • The second one I feel like needs a LITTLE but more pink. The first one looks out of place- They’e awesome though!

  • Perroxotal’s stats aren’t high enough to be a Pseudo Legendary. They’re over 400, but not 600.

    Startlingly Stranger ProductionsStartlingly Stranger Productions23 цагийн өмнө
  • I like and hate the fact that since minecraft announced the cave updates, axolotles became p o p u l a r

    mini akimmini akim23 цагийн өмнө
  • I almost feel like a simpler version of the 3rd one would be better as form 2, and then maybe add something to make the 3rd form feel more….idk. Like…maybe if you made it look bigger? I can’t hel but imagine the 3rd form as being very, very short. Like a basset hound.

    LoryLilyBomberLoryLilyBomberӨдрийн өмнө
  • Ngl, would’ve been so cute if the shiny was darker colors to mimic axolotls other colors.

    Eijiro KirishimaEijiro KirishimaӨдрийн өмнө
  • The final evolution I can see the fire type but the water type less

    Keoni TuraldeKeoni TuraldeӨдрийн өмнө
  • For me I like it when the fire is at least semi-easily read from the design, seeing as fire isn’t something that can really be hidden. It’s obvious in sight and smell plus wherever it is you can feel the heat. It’s cool when that’s reflected in the design in some way, like when it looks like something is glowing red from the inside or has flame imagery or smoke on it. The fact that I’m terrible at reading subtle symbolism may alsoooooo have a role in it I really like the designs! Generally it gives off the right vibe, but the red bits could use a little more glow to give off those fire vibes. It’d look especially cool on the gill slits of the final evolution.

    MossyRocks 109MossyRocks 109Өдрийн өмнө
  • They're so cute!

    EliEli2 өдрийн өмнө
  • What do you draw on?

    FILLEBOYFILLEBOY2 өдрийн өмнө
  • hey! really like the video and you inspired me to make my own pokemon region (based off of australia) And the legendary is gonna be an olm (also i'm definitely gonna have a fire\poison, or dark type based on chupacabra)

    Jennifer DeaverJennifer Deaver2 өдрийн өмнө
  • 2:22 I love Pokemon Generations so much. I really wish that it took the place of the main anime.

    Superior SerperiorSuperior Serperior3 өдрийн өмнө
  • Yoooo I love this fakemon!!!!! Can I edit it a bit and animate it? I’ll still say it’s original by you.😀

    The Echo GalaxyThe Echo Galaxy3 өдрийн өмнө
  • Axolittle would be a better name than xolsmol imo.

    Im just InkIm just Ink3 өдрийн өмнө
  • me: sees the ugliness of the 1st and 2ond evos. 911 I would like to report a murder

    overloadoverload4 өдрийн өмнө
  • barn owl pokemon, truly my dream for a new pokemon

    VulpesVulpes6 өдрийн өмнө
  • i love it but why is it gray :( would looks cuter in pale pink

    JordanMage DrawsJordanMage Draws7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Dragonite will stab you but you can’t be mad at it because of how cute it is

    KerosinKerosin8 өдрийн өмнө
  • I think the color probably should have either faded to blue or stayed pink

    Smea 2477Smea 24778 өдрийн өмнө
  • Axolotl best firetype After years of being being erased from the wild by assholes, lil bro has has enough and has decided to channel the absolute power of Sauron in an epic display of shock and awe, and scorched earth.

    ManedWolfMonarchManedWolfMonarch8 өдрийн өмнө
  • Yes finally a fakemon that shows a shiny form owo

    GamerGirl MillerGamerGirl Miller8 өдрийн өмнө
  • Doesn't look strong enough to be pseudo but just my opinion.

    Bailey SiniardBailey Siniard9 өдрийн өмнө
  • I think you should have stuck with the gradient colors of pink for the color of the pokemon

    tctctactctctac9 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perroxotal is my favorite pokemon even tho is fake

    Albino crabAlbino crab10 өдрийн өмнө
  • tbh I think xolsmol's special defense should be switched with its health

    Oliver's NetworkOliver's Network10 өдрийн өмнө
  • i love the first form the most and if i did a playthrough of this region i would get it as soon as possible bc its so cute and give the tough but oddly cute vibe

    you just got vectored!!!you just got vectored!!!11 өдрийн өмнө
  • Smol lol

    HH DarkHawkHH DarkHawk11 өдрийн өмнө
  • It very much reads as fire type, I think you were too in your head.

    GreggGregg11 өдрийн өмнө
  • The main change I would have made personally is to make the later evolution's arm things a fire type color, and I have to agree that the final stage barely looks like an axolotl any more, which is a problem for me personally even if it isn't for you. Maybe make it's face a tiny bit wider so it still has the goofy look but also is kinda more axolotlish.

    AstaraelDarkrahBlackAstaraelDarkrahBlack12 өдрийн өмнө
  • Love it because on most fan created pokemon its basically like this: Looks weak bit stronger but still looks kinda weak then a guy with a 10 pack but with this it actually fits pokemons style weak,looks a bit strong, strong

    Raccoon BoiRaccoon Boi12 өдрийн өмнө
  • I love the Pokémon itself, although I have one complaint. Every single pseudo legendary (except one in the third game because the other one still applies) is a dragon type, and they've kept with it from generation to generation

    Meep MeepsonMeep Meepson12 өдрийн өмнө
  • sorry but i dont like youre pokemon

    Gamer no nkGamer no nk12 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perroxotal's eyes make him look so weird, but in a loveable way. Man's eyes are bugging out.

    Eli NorsEli Nors13 өдрийн өмнө
  • There NEEDS to be a axolotl pokemon

    Pokemon Trainer GarcelloPokemon Trainer Garcello13 өдрийн өмнө
  • When i saw the tumbnail i was thinking that this video is creating pokemon from minecraft

    LeoBOIIILeoBOIII13 өдрийн өмнө
  • Arcanine and Growlithe are both fire types and definitely look the part without having fire on them. And there are many other mons who are a type that don't really look like that type. Nidoking is a poison ground type but it.. doesn't really look too much like it, especially the ground typing.

    A h h hA h h h15 өдрийн өмнө
  • the thumbnail look like a little kaiju

    C413B_74NC413B_74N15 өдрийн өмнө
  • pseudo-legendaries all are the 3rd stage of an evolution line

    Chami eciaoChami eciao15 өдрийн өмнө
  • a bean

    Genesis BarkerGenesis Barker15 өдрийн өмнө
  • It’s good

    SLIMY SLIMESLIMY SLIME16 өдрийн өмнө
  • PLS make a new game

    aethercoreaethercore16 өдрийн өмнө
  • The fact that its Water and a Fire type would make it op in comp

    Lxnely BooLxnely Boo17 өдрийн өмнө
  • it sounds like it's from monster hunter lol

    ZweifuZweifu17 өдрийн өмнө
  • i would buy a plush xolsmol

    DK LKDK LK17 өдрийн өмнө
  • CAPYBARA POKEMON!!! He's chill, tank and sleepy dogo =3

    Mary, A Bruxinha ArtistaMary, A Bruxinha Artista17 өдрийн өмнө
  • I would have named the first evo pupsle

    Foonga FreeneyFoonga Freeney18 өдрийн өмнө
  • "Water Dog".... my mind: "Butta Dog, Dog with da Butta"

    Liam McDevittLiam McDevitt18 өдрийн өмнө
  • I think if you really wanna make it more obvious that their fire types make the dog ear things like a cartoon flame shape but yeah they look great

    coolrobin05coolrobin0518 өдрийн өмнө
  • Xolsmol is the cousin of wooper since Wooper is the legendary pokemon that created the entire poke-verse Both look like axolotols even tho Wooper seems to be based on a Larval Salamander you can't change my mind

    IGotNoIdeaIGotNoIdea18 өдрийн өмнө
  • Eeveelutions

    Michelle CMichelle C18 өдрийн өмнө
  • Answer to the question: Yes fire types can be recognized without the fire mostly because some of their inspirations has something to do with it but you can recognize a fire type by looking in its dex entry

    Nkay NnonyeluNkay Nnonyelu19 өдрийн өмнө
  • Did you know axoltels snack on eat on each other and it is not so bad as it sounds becus they have very fast regeneration and that’s why they wear called gods before sometimes

    FBIFBI20 өдрийн өмнө
  • Signature move idea for perroxotal Venting Downpour A strong physical water move that attacks all other pokemon (including allies) in the battle similar to surf that not only also acts as a fire type move it heals the user a bit at the cost of lowering physical attack stat and only having max 8pp. It doesn’t make physical contact.

    b-reviewsb-reviews20 өдрийн өмнө
  • Idea for where you could find xolsmol How about a small fishing town with lots of chinampas situated in a lake (or cenote) that has a similar aesthetic to seafolk village but the townsfolk practically worship xolsmol similar to azalea town with slowpoke Supposedly there was a massive conflict in the region long ago whatever the conflict was about or if it happened is unknown but the town was constantly being a battleground due to the wide variety of weak Pokemon that could evolve into particularly strong pokemon. On one particular day the townsfolk grew sick of the constant fighting taking place and tried to prevent 2 armies causing yet another battle in the town which went as well as you expected but then all of a sudden an old Perroxotal appeared from the water that was also incredibly irritated by the fighting and lashed out at the armies forcing the armies to retreat, however the perroxotal was badly wounded and subsequently died and it’s baby xolsmol came to morn their mothers death. The townsfolk were thankful of the perroxotal and they then created a system of underwater tunnels in the lake (or cenote) for the now homeless maelstrom of xolsmol (Supposedly a group of salamanders is called a maelstrom) that would be eventually be known as the xolsmol hive. Surrounding the lake are small patches of grass which have a incredibly small chance to have xolsmol, the patches of grass aren’t the best way to find xolsmol so in the lake you can surf to find xolsmol but even still it’s only slightly more common, if you want a place where you can commonly find xolsmol then there are some spots around the edges of the lake where you can dive similarly in oras, when you dive you go into a cave let’s just call it “Xolsmol Hive” where u traverse it like a regular cave just underwater, here xolsmol are basically zubats however there some other pokemon like basculin, arrokuda, goldeen, pinchurchin, pyukumuku, and carvanha. Basculin, goldeen, and carvanha are invasive species similar to how real life axolotls are threatened by invasive species. Story wise perhaps the evil teams have invaded the cave to get xolsmol in order to strenghten their forces. Perhaps the admin leading the operation could have zolupine as their ace to symbolise the fact that zolupine is the natural enemy of perroxotal. Other Pokemon that could reside in the area could be yanma, shellos, and minimelo in grass. The water surface has mostly the invasive species,arrokuda and dewpider. In terms of Tms I think you should find tm protect, tm leech life and Tm scald. Leech life is given to you by some local trainer who wants to battle you, protect is given after you force the evil team to leave the cave and scald if found deep within the Xolsmol Hive.

    b-reviewsb-reviews20 өдрийн өмнө
  • looks cool

    amorio does stuffamorio does stuff21 өдрийн өмнө
  • I think its amazing i love the idea but the tongue in the finale form kinda ruined the feel for me its still good

    Nightmare FrightmareNightmare Frightmare21 өдрийн өмнө
  • I think you should make a poison steel pokemon that would be awesome

    Wyatt WilliamsWyatt Williams21 өдрийн өмнө
  • 9:08

    Elijah QuipseElijah Quipse21 өдрийн өмнө
  • I like Axolotls so yeah catch

    Cursed MaskCursed Mask21 өдрийн өмнө
  • 9:51 the nose holes of the final from looks like little eyes but it looks so cute lol

    A chicken nugger-less childA chicken nugger-less child22 өдрийн өмнө
  • Yo is that an *axolotl* I see in the thumbnail?

    BlueberrypawsomeBlueberrypawsome22 өдрийн өмнө
  • Roblox Been Real Quiet After Mc 1.17

    MessedgonMessedgon22 өдрийн өмнө

    Matthew MariscalMatthew Mariscal23 өдрийн өмнө
  • xolsmol do be smol tho

    Sir SnomSir Snom23 өдрийн өмнө
  • i love it!

    AnnieAnnie23 өдрийн өмнө
  • Don’t see any fire on ho-oh

    PhosoPhoso24 өдрийн өмнө
  • If I caught one as the first stage odd use an ever stone so I can keep him as a cute pup

    PlagueSoraPlagueSora24 өдрийн өмнө
  • The second 1 made me laugh

    Joanne LothbrokJoanne Lothbrok24 өдрийн өмнө
  • The first evolution is the best

    Tyler CreevanTyler Creevan24 өдрийн өмнө
  • Honestly, I'm surprised that none of the Axlotlol based Pokémon have the Regenerator ability, since Axlotols have amazing regenerative capabilities.

    VoltCVoltC24 өдрийн өмнө
  • Mazah crustle because of the houses

    Murali BalreddyMurali Balreddy24 өдрийн өмнө
  • I swear to god if perraoxottl isn’t a pokemon in gen 9 im going to gamefreak and holding the ceo hostage until they make him a pokemon

    Og ratOg rat24 өдрийн өмнө
  • This really need to become a Pokémon I love this idea

    TheLazyLemonTheLazyLemon26 өдрийн өмнө
  • Blue axolotol =rarest axolotl

    bulbasaurbulbasaur27 өдрийн өмнө
  • Yes a fire type can be done without flames I can name one thousand of them

    GamingTaylorzGamingTaylorz27 өдрийн өмнө
  • Wooper is literally called Axoloto in french lol

    Poguli PogaluPoguli Pogalu28 өдрийн өмнө

    ZkyzlZkyzl28 өдрийн өмнө
  • Axolotl’s have a rare gene that makes it possible for them to reach maturity and grow to a full blown salamander. I would’ve loved to see you use a held item to showcase this as a branched evolution.

    Ivan RodriguezIvan Rodriguez28 өдрийн өмнө
  • it looks very similar to a noglin from ark lol wildcard is stealing

    eojeoj28 өдрийн өмнө
  • Love this some one make this a real Pokémon in the show

    Felix JasperFelix Jasper28 өдрийн өмнө
  • I think that it doesn't look fire type enough . Pokemon is a kids game so a lot of imagery can be really obvious. Pokemon designs are usually supposed to be something that you can figure out the type of just from looking at it or at least can get pretty close estimate of. I relate the look of an axolotl to a water type because I've seen the mudkip line and the wooper line so you have to be very distinct in your fire type design if you want to avoid confusion. I really like the idea of an axolotl pseudo-legendary pokemon though

    TeaviieTeaviie28 өдрийн өмнө
  • maybe more red to make it more convincing without necessarily being "on fire"

    N Cix217N Cix21728 өдрийн өмнө
  • 2nd form feels a little meh

    SjodiekSjodiek28 өдрийн өмнө
  • yes

    LAM SZE HANG ADRIAN 2020-4CLAM SZE HANG ADRIAN 2020-4C29 өдрийн өмнө
  • The colors of its skin sort of make it look like a shark almost.

    ItsJustThatAzmiItsJustThatAzmi29 өдрийн өмнө
  • r these actually going in the game

    lil screamlil scream29 өдрийн өмнө
  • They’re amazing!

    EnderSlayer14EnderSlayer14Сарын өмнө

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  • As soon as he stated the final evolution, I was in love with this line

    LINGUINI GamingLINGUINI GamingСарын өмнө
  • Doesn't the ability make it very weak?

    Peter MaljaarsPeter MaljaarsСарын өмнө
  • Yeah nah... This ain't it chief.

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    StarLeapStarLeapСарын өмнө
  • I think it look great and it's fine

    Night killerNight killerСарын өмнө
  • Love it

    Joshua DennisJoshua DennisСарын өмнө
  • I love this guy! Lol can i have it as a stuffed animal? 🤣 also, sometimes pokemon are misleading. I thought Goodra was dragon/poison at first 😅

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