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Silkmoths by Kyle-Dove Silkmoths by Kyle-Dove
Based on Bombyx Mori (domesticated silkmoths - which are super cute).
Designs were done by ~farreer and ~nachtbeirmann with some changes by me.

Silkch
Bug Type
Silkworm Pokemon

"Silkch are constantly falling over and bumping themselves, so they wrap themselves in silk bandages."

Cachoe
Bug Type
Silk Body Pokemon

"Cachoe's head and tail mimic eyes, but are only for display. The real body has turned liquid inside and awaits evolution."

???
Bug / Fairy Type
Silk Moth Pokemon

"??? have been cultivated in Asia for centuries for their high quality silk. Some have been bred so that they cannot fly."

pls no comments saying "ew cachoe looks like..." I don't want to hear it. Bugs can be pretty weird and I think it's a really clever design. It's also based on the ugly duckling theme.

Silkch's design also takes inspiration from the cruel world of silk production, where 2000-3000 silkworms have to be slaughtered to make one single pound of silk (they are boiled alive in their coccoons so that they dont ruin the silk when they come out).
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UltraX7 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
These are really nice designs, and well sprited too (as with all yours designs lol) :) 
Are you taking suggestions for the name of the last one? I think the name 'Entomajesty' is fitting... Derived from 'entomology' and 'majesty', I think it appeals both to what the Pokemon is (a rather majestic looking insect) and also to the ugly duckling theme you mentioned. 
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kirakinn Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I had domesticated silk moths when I was little!
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futuresushi Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
CUUUTE
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momo-lucario Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i love the last one < 3 would train! 
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novugon Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Silkch looks so sad ;-; but adorable at the same time
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beeZah Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The silkch is so cute!
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SilverSail Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, I love the final one a lot!  It's kinda sad that the domesticated silk moth can't fly, but eh, not much to be done about that.
Just curious, can Cachoe walk?  It seems to have feet, though I could be wrong.
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xTeamStarr Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
The final evolution COULD  be called silcoth or something. Just a suggestion.
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AntiSpriteTheft Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that world is just too cruel
but real life is like that, I guess

ps the final stage evolution needs a name as cute as it looks
i.e the best name ever
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TerraTerraCotta Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Oh my gosh, that moth is so pretty, and it's pokedex entry is so sad.

I just wanna take it home and make it better and love it forever! :<
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