― North American Pokemon Black and White site launches, reveals starters' names ∙ Tepig. Snivy. Oshawott. Sure, these three gibberish words don't mean anything to your brain right now, but learn them well -- they're the English names of the new starters in Pokémon Black and White, as revealed by the game's recently launched, official North American website. You don't want to be left behind when these guys become part of our cultural vocabulary, much like Squirtle, Charmander, and the grass [...].