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Poke Ball - Toon Info by seancantrell Poke Ball - Toon Info by seancantrell
When looking up Poké Balls for reference I came across various information about them and wanted to incorporate that into this picture. Labeling what things are on the Poké Ball and general information like the diameter and weight of it.

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Webspidrman Featured By Owner Edited Sep 22, 2015
The inventor of the Poke Ball must have been a genius.  Do we know who it was from any of the media?

There are some inventions like that in real-life where a leap of intuition inspires someone to create something incredible, and afterward the rest of society is blessed with a technology so amazing hardly anyone can believe it isn't magic. Tesla invented the telephone, alternating currents, some things I can't think of right now; the Wright brothers invented the airplane; the Internet was more of a group effort but it still completely transformed society.  And yet it is possible to imagine worlds where those kinds of technological leaps didn't come until much later (if at all).

For example, if Tesla had had his way and had been properly funded, we would have had solar power a century ahead of time.  Conceptually, the idea seems a lot more efficient and reasonable than energy from fossil fuels, but because Edison and others who wanted to create an energy system and grid off of which they could make money off, so history advanced in a different direction.  Similarly, cell-phones with touch-screens but no keyboards are more difficult to text with, fundamentally losing the advantage of the sense of touch to feel the keys (and yes, it is possible to learn how to type with a touch-screen, but saying it's easier to use is a rationalization), but cell-phone companies don't want to have to manufacture both touch-screens and keyboards, so they push touch-screen-only 'phones as sleeker and more advanced.  Touch-screens are fantastic for browsing the Internet, but not for texting; which is why I LOVE my cell-phone which has both.  But that's enough ranting for one day! xD
megavipersnake Featured By Owner May 8, 2015
Can you please put the Dimensions in metric vallue's, and can you please give the measurement of the Locking Bar, Release Bar and the release button?

I am making a sticker for my gameboy pokemon Timecapsule and the Pokeball is going to be a sticker..
DoubleSpacebar Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Now what is that energy source? We need pokeballs in real life- and pokemon for that matter!
SmokeyandtheBandit Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014
Nice work. Are you going to do this with the vintage poke ball?
Yumi-Chan-Chu Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
JohnVWelsh Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
ehm, could you please guide me how you did that toon render? Inside which 3D program?

Thanks in advance!
snikeye Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Miichau Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so interesting! My imagination is running, this is awesome :meow:
xxxbunnyhugsxxx Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Ceasarex-the-mage Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Student General Artist
Wow, this is really in-depth! Never thought they'd be about the size of a baseball, definitely makes Pokemon seem a little more real for me.
You should see if you can put this on Bulbapedia, there was some one I overheard talking about making some out of fiberglass but, was unsure of the dimensions.
Martisans Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Do you have all the dimensions of a pokeball?
DemiurgikArt Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The attention to detail is really good! you should add this to bulbapedia for the pokeball page :)
Dogzzilla Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
how do pokemon go in those?
xOnimaru777 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Student General Artist
There are many theories. Mine is very logically based, and I think it's worth sharing if you're open to ideas.
Once a Pokemon is captured within the ball, it is stored in the form of light energy, hence the reflecting glass (to contain the light) and copper pins (to keep a constant electric current running through the interior). This would explain why there is a brilliant flash of light each time a Pokemon is released from it's ball, and that a ball with a captured Pokemon inside of it weighs no more than an empty one.
Don-ko Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
but every surface consumes photons, even mirror. So over the time the overall amount of light inside will decrease. That may be fatal to a pockemon if it's really stored as a code in light.
xOnimaru777 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Student General Artist
Well, yeah there are flaws in it but I've never tried to form a scientific theorem to prove it. I like to imagine that the copper diodes (SOMEHOW) form a protective charged film between the Pokemon and the interior surface of the ball. Who knows, they also have machines that instantly restore them to perfect health, so they clearly have technology beyond our current understanding.

God, I love discussing this stuff.
Don-ko Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
well, I suggest that interrior of pokeball is designed to hold a hologram copy of pokemon. The hologram allows to restore pockemon's molecular structure when the pockeball is opened. The downside of this theory - every time a pockemon is sucked in a pockeball it's body is actually being killed and disassembled in atoms.
EngineMeister Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
shiny golden magikarps, FINALLY. i've always just assumed that that was how it worked, but nobody else ever seems to understand when i explain it. :|

i'm glad i'm not the only one. :lol:
Dogzzilla Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
hah thats an awesome idea ^.^
Blundom Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You get a pokemon weak and then throw it the pokeball. But if your question is how do they FIT ON those its unknow. Wich is a very unoriginal question if you ask me but since you didnt ask that is alright. RIGHT?
LucymonHU Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
FoxytheEevee Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
that actuly looks like the inside of a poke ball
GT4tube Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Wow awesome! be real! XD
moonrays64 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
thelizzerd Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student General Artist
That is epic :iconepichighfiveplz:
Creativeluka219 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Peppermintninjakitty Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
whoah! So awesome!
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