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Though Typhlosion has a similar appearance to that of an Ursaring, it has actually be discovered their closest living relatives are Dewgongs. One only need to look to the diet of a Typhlosion to uncover the reason for its bizarre appearance. Typhlosion feed primarily on Combees and honey from Combee hives. The average Combee can easily reach a foot in height, thus their hives are immense. As their hives are so grand, one hive can easily feed a few full grown Typhlosions regularly and still not collapse. The tongue of a Typhlosion is used to probe deep within honeycombs of the hive. The wax of the Combee hive, when consumed leads to a unique chemical reaction cause the saliva of Typhlosion to become flammable. They use their lengthy tongue to coat their mantle of quills, then using specialized "flint teeth", they crunch their teeth to produce sparks. The fire retardant coat and quills of a Typhlosion do not burn easily so once lit by their sparking jaws, they will put on quite the display for some time. Typhlosions have been observed ripping openings in hives, putting their entire head inside, leaving their body exposed. It is proposed that their flaming mantle quills were developed just for this behavior as Combees are much less inclined to attack something on fire. Not that it would do them much good regardless, Combee stings have little effect on a fully grown Typhlosion. The quills of the Typhlosion family can be shed when burned for too long(cinder quills), or come in contact with an attacker. As seen here, Typhlosion is demonstrating a baiting behavior. It will occasionally seek out Vespiquens and kill them to draw out many more Combees to slake its insatiable hunger even after it has gorged itself on honey. Typhlosions in captivity are known to be big ol' softies though, look at his cute face; you can't say no to that face.

Adolescent Typhlosions are known as Quilavas. Though Typhlosions exhibit an unprecedented length of parental care, Quilavas become very rebellious against their family group as they age. These youthful Typhlosions actively seek to find new hives, trying to establish themselves as independent. As a result of this these Pokemon are known for being difficult to deal with until they reach maturity. One can see here how a Quilava can chomp their teeth together to create a flurry of sparks to ignite their quills.

The infant stage of Typhlosion is known as a Cyndaquil. These very young Pokemon don't often leave the care of their nurturing parents. They quickly ween off their mother's milk in favor of honey. Cyndaquil seldom open their eyes in the care of they parents or trainers unless threatened. Look at how playful Cyndaquil is, Oddishes just don't get their sense of humor.

Oddish is a Plantiform. It was only scientifically observed 43 years ago that Oddish was anything more than a common flower bulb. Plantiforms are highly developed plants that blur the line between flora and fauna. They have the ability to move, albeit slowly, and even has rudimentary vision. Other confirmed Plantiforms include Exeggutor, Sunflora, and Roselia. These "living plants" are subject to intense scientific discussion, and lead to a reexamination of the vegan and vegetarian movements.

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sryates Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2018  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
It's like a really scary version of a Honey Badger. 
darkfrost-star Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2018  Student Digital Artist
I actually like realistic!Combee more than canon!Combee, it looks much less dorky
Bekoningda Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2018
did you realize the oddishes plant is on fire i just noticed it right now[Bunny Emote] Frownpoor oddish 
LonnieRohn Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2018
I really loved how you draw the combees and vespiquen. well done.
TitaniumUrsa Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2018
Run, little Oddish! Run!
Sweetbriar42 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
ANGFXQUEEN Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
this is lit :D 
SuperSonicFan1519 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018
WARNING! Carry on reading! Or you will die, even if you only looked at the word warning!
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hospital, because she killed her mom and her dad. She got so bad she went to kill all the
staff in the hospital so the More-government decided that best idea was to get rid of her so
they set up a special room to kill her, as humane as possible but it went wrong the
machine they were using went wrong. And she sat there in agony for hours until she died.
Now every week on the day of her death she returns to the person that reads this letter, on
a Monday night at 12:00 a.m. She creeps into your room and kills you slowly, by cutting you
and watching you bleed to death. Now send this to ten other pictures on this one site, and
she will haunt someone else who doesn't. This isn't fake. apparently, if you copy and paste
this to ten comments in the next ten minutes you will have the best day of your life tomorrow.You
will either get kissed or asked out, if you break this chain u will see a little dead girl
Eveywinter Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Srsly? I've seen this before, like, last year. Nothing happened. Don't listen to this stupid fake spam.
SuperSonicFan1519 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018
This is fake! I saw the story and I panicked! I apologize!
Alphonsahhr Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you know none of these are real... right?    next time, try posting this useless garbage on a stupid post...not something awesome like this...
fiskee Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This sort of stuff was relevant like 10 years ago, lol. It's just chainmail to get you to post things, don't believe it. If you want a real scare, look up CreepyPasta on Youtube.
SuperSonicFan1519 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2018
I saw the story and panicked, I now know it is fake. I'm Sorry!
GigaBoss101 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, you really are young.
SuperSonicFan1519 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018
I was 16 when I put that story on there and I am 17 now.
GigaBoss101 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
NickiMaster616 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
so you are the guy who stood in 2009
SuperSonicFan1519 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018
1. WTF does that mean?
2. This is fake! I saw the story and I panicked! I apologize!
NickiMaster616 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Well that chain is from 2009
and dntwrry is k
SuperSonicFan1519 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2018
I saw the story and panicked, I now know it is fake. I'm Sorry!
NickiMaster616 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
dont worry- everyone believes that at first
animemaster133 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018
I think of a Honey Badger. Them tough little guys.
MewMew10 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i'm scared.
RoyWijnen Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018
He has a lot of balls
LifeforceSAGA Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how cool
Hotfastghost Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2018
TheDevilReborn Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2018
So many awesome looking Pokémon! 
Cinderswirl Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
dragonhunter49 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Please do Gardevoir evolution chain~! I would love to see your take on them!
dragonhunter49 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Creamrs Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2018  Student General Artist
I think the pic is so big it even crashes my page when I try to zoom in ;-;
Suuno Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2018
same X"D
EverboundVenvel Featured By Owner Edited Dec 29, 2017  Professional General Artist
Inspiration from honey badgers and leopard seals? Holy shit, this interpretation of Typhlosion is the badass king of Pain Town, population: Typhlosion.
10/10 Would Not Mess With.
PotatoWallpaper Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
"O CRAP" -Every Combee in this picture
TimMcJimFromPL Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2017
albrecht995 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
These are absolutely wonderful!  Great texture/fur.   LOVE LOVE LOVE.
TJANGEL20202 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2017  Student Artist
ive see your art and I have to say its so awesome. I like the use of colour and the shapes you place within the work. very good work. keep it up.
leTacco Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This actually looks pretty amazing
CaptFlameSkull Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2017  Student General Artist
oddly enough, this is a great inspiration for "bloodborne" style beasts... love it!
TaiDaisuke Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Just letting you know that :iconskullcrusher145: has stolen a lot of your realistic Pokemon artwork and are trying to claim it as their own. They have taken a bunch of other user's artwork as their own as well. Here is one page with this exact piece of yours.…

Thank you you and I am just trying to let people know that their art is being taken by this user with the help of other artists.
Vakama95096 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2017  Student Digital Artist
I must say, this art is freaking Awesome! I salute you, good sir
WhiteQuartzWolf Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2017
No. just no. This is disgusting. If this is what you think of my favorite Pokémon, get some help.
Martsuia Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow that is disrespectful, kys
arvalis Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Maybe you need a better favorite pokemon then.
WorkowatyWilczek Featured By Owner May 27, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I want to train thyplosion looking like this
TheSpino43 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2017
I love how you made the tongue really long, kind like an anteater  
Senthai Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2017
Are the smiling faces on Combee's elytrae supposed to be a form of mimicry? To scare off predators or to cause them to tear off the useless elytrae rather than the true head?
Lyra-Turner Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank gosh my starter and favorite is still cute! I love my typhlosion. He does look like a cross between a seal, giant badger and a bull terrier.
CartoonBen Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2016  Student Digital Artist
The problem with glasses :grin:  I thought Typhlosion looked like an ancestor of the seals. The ones I learned about though looked a little bit like giant river otters instead of a malayan sun bears. Smart Owl 
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