In every pokemon game, there has been 3 pokemon you chose to play the game with, this is to help guide players through the starters
1st Starter Edit
The 1st starter is obtained by Bianca, which is a choice between either Snivy, Tepig, or Oshawott. They will be Level 5 at start. The other 2 you didn’t select will have there second form available at Nature Preserve
NPC Gifts Edit
There are three Harlequins added to this game that will give you a starter Pokémon. The starter you get is dependent on the season in the game.You can only get 1 from each NPC, so you have to go to Hidden Grottos later to get the rest.
1st NPC at Virbank City Edit
2nd NPC at Castelia City Edit
3rd NPC at Castelia City Edit