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-Kyogre- by arvalis -Kyogre- by arvalis


Commissioned by Mgiceman31 and ZarxielZerg 

While Kyogre is the largest super carnivore currently known in the modern world, there have been fossils found showing its ancestors were almost double its size.  As a result of its enormous mass it feeds whenever possible to maintain its frame.  There is almost nothing it cannot eat or will not eat.  However, a particular favorite of the mammoth reptile are Tentacruel.  Kyogre have an extremely large range and are very territorial, only congregating every few years to mate.  Legends have said that the coming of a Kyogre will bring a great storm with torrential rainfall.  However after an intrepid group of researchers successfully tracked a Kyogre for over a year, they found that Kyogres actually have a learned behavior to follow coming storms as fish Pokemon are highly active before the storm front hits resulting in a great feeding frenzy.  Kyogres have also been known to dive to depths of up to two miles in search of food.  When diving into the aphotic zone, they can arouse their bio-luminescence to dazzle prey into converging upon Kyogre, making for easy meals.

Tentacruel are the adult stage of Tentacools and are found in almost every ocean in the world. Tentacruel can be successful at nearly any depth, making them highly successful and adaptive predators.  The pronounced beak they exhibit closes in a scissor like motion, in conjunction with their powerful arms, they snip apart all manner of fish Pokemon into small digestible pieces.  They are famous for another trait, the ability to release a large cloud of poisonous ink.  Most often this technique is used to thwart would-be predators, but there have been cases where a Tentacruel was seen dispersing its poison cloud into a school of fish Pokemon and picking off the dying members.  Kyogres, however, have learned to close their throats post-Tentacruel kill and wait for the poison to dissipate.

Quite peaceful from a distance, the ocean giant Jellicent can be quite dangerous should one come in contact with it.  Beneath their sizable dome there are several stinging tendrils they use to subdue prey. Under certain conditions they will display a dull glow and on starry nights the sailors of old would call them ocean specters.  Of course in the present day, Jellicent is famed for being the mascot of a noted chip corporation.

Frillish are Jellicent ephyrae and are very common in the region of Unova.  A well known trait of Frillish and Jellicent is their great color diversity.  Their coloration is established based on what kind of surface their polyp takes hold of.  Pink Frillish are most commonly produced in coral reefs and blue Frillish are produced in rocky areas.

Omastar was once extinct until fossil resurrection became a scientific reality.  Many professors have now successfully introduced a breeding population into the world.  Their flesh can change both shape and color and their shell perfectly mimics certain types of coral, making them nearly impossible to spot in the wild.  In the rare instance of being under threat they will display their beak as a show of force.

Sharpedo use a method of locomotion very rare to fish Pokemon; jet propulsion.  They intake water through their mouth and forcefully eject it from their gills, giving them a very short, but very fast burst of speed in which to take prey.  When not on the hunt, Sharpedo slowly drift on currents waiting for a meal to appear.  Also Sharpedo doesnt give a shit about Omastar's stupid beak.


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PhotoshopCS5: 40 hours

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skeeverbutt Featured By Owner 2 days ago
i was going to correct you and tell you that tentacruel is a jellyfish then i remembered that was never actually specified. unless im wrong. i need answers.
crimson40 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2019   Photographer
This is why I hate ocean great pic tho
gwendolynthedweeb Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2019  New Deviant
Kyogre!!! Aaaaaaa do you play pokemon go? I do
srbarker Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2019  Hobbyist Artist
Kyogre as a giant sea reptile? That's new.
AustinTehBoy Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2019  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
wow this is so cool
Jburnstudios Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2019  Professional General Artist
that is sooooo awesome cool, I love this, you are a master!!! thank you for sharing
planeteliah Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2019
STLOrca Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2019
Did not expect the special effects!  HOLY COW IT'S AWESOME!!
Liig Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
I.. have no words.
DragonReaper137 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2019  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so cool  ^^
I love it
TheShedinja Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2019  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
the little details you’ve added made this a masterpiece (but mewtwo in my opionion was 2x more impressive)
PotatoWallpaper Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
me when someone tickles my neck
generatortia Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2018
impressive work, but how will you handle Primal Kyogre and Groudon?
DarthPrower Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2018
i can see kyogre's true size being the size of the bloop

or even julia
Olmagon Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2018
Why did you choose to make it reptile instead of orca? Just curious.
Tattletail25 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2018
This is amazing good job 😃😃😃😃😃😃😃
Shadonut Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
"Also Sharpedo doesnt give a shit about Omastar's stupid beak." That line has made my day
Nicobunz Featured By Owner May 9, 2018
hey theres a gaming ad on fb that stole your artwork.. i can send screenshots
I Searched up Realistic Pokemon Up on Bing, i Found This :o
Claw11 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2018
You say its the largest yet on a scale from your picture Kyogre is quite small when comparing to human.
arvalis Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Serial-Painter Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks like an absolute beast!
I love this one.
good work as always.
PandoraManjusha Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
That's amazing! Love it!
TeeVveeCoulors Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
This is abundant, stunning and gives you a real sense of it being a real sea creature, especially with the bioluminescent glow
NimbleFlourish Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2018
Wow it actually looks like Kyogre!
Luckygekko Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It' awesome and as someone who's afraid of deep sea this is terrifying
Dragonstar1278 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2018
starl1ght3y3s Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVE IT! They're all amazing!!!
OutlawNinja Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2018
Stunning work on Kyogre.
SolGravionMegazord Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
JackVenom Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2018
Praise be the Helix!
IvanMarin23 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is the most beautiful Pokemon you've ever done! So many details, amazing! Hat off! :omfg: :D
raptor92921 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2018
I prefer it as an Orca but to each their own.
KillerCapybara Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pringles mascot is a jellicent xD
Quem2016 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2017
Kyogre is wonderful
PotatoWallpaper Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you oml
Tox1c3dd Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2017
Imagine being in the middle of the ocean and looking down and seeing that
Midway2009 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome! :eyepopping:
FenixPortoPontes Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017
When you see the way Kyogre creates propulsion by moving its tail up and down it would not make more sense for it be a cetacean? 
potatotheorca1 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
people dont really know that this is our dolphin pokemon because kyogre seems like an orca and orcas are dolphin
arvalis Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Orcas and dolphins are both cetaceans, they are both whales.
Sebdestroyer Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2017
I see from the description that you think Omastars beak is stupid. It's beak is actually very intelligent with an average iq of 274. Only the beak though.
Theprettypainter Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
XD I have a kyogre card but its a typo, EX, and holo card... its called Tyogre on my card XD
PrincessBlossomStar Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Poor squids! :,(
oishiibap Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2017  Student Digital Artist
oh my goooosh, these are the best realistic pokemon I have ever seen! No body else gets them quite right. They're still a bit too cartoonistic or friendly looking. Yours are spot on and amazing! I also really appreciate your descriptions! You really put it a lot of work~
SpeculaTimsauru5 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
GreekRandomness Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Do you have a headcanon of the phylogenetic bracketing or something of all these guys? I'd love to have a go at making some skeletals of 'em but I'm somewhat unsure what some of them would be closest to in real life.
arvalis Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
I have like a loose idea. You can ask about specific ones and I can give you real world analogues if you like.
GreekRandomness Featured By Owner Edited Feb 5, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Lugia and Kyogre then please! I'd like to try my hand at making a skeletal for them specifically but I have no clue what to base them on. :D
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