Talk:Hog

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Species name[edit]

Since our policy dictates that if a name is translated once, it should be translated again the same way for our foreign name box (ie why Torkdrift is translated to "Mecha Spindrift" and not "Mr. Mechafluffy"), shouldn't either the page or the foreign name box say "Rogue Hog?" (Sorry if I worded that badly, recovering from bad migraine I had yesterday.) Doc von Schmeltwick (talk) 16:20, 23 March 2018 (EDT)

The foreign boxes have a link to the matching name (which is the first boss fought), and calling these articles Goro Pig, Slump Bird, and Elephant Cannon is the proper route as there isn't any other English source that explicitly warrants calling these subjects Rogue-Hog (species), Scruff Roc (species), or Turret Tusk (species), with an overused identifier that incidentally seems to be slowly being partially phased out. The previous article names based on the last word should have been deemed conjectural, so the alternative would be to use the literal Japanese romanization, but that's not needed when these are already mostly direct equivalents, and it saves on having to use both macrons and the other language category when we can help it. It also makes the connection to the regular Coco Pig, Mini Slump Bird, and Mini Elephant Cannon enemies respectively more apparent. LinkTheLefty (talk) 10:07, 25 March 2018 (EDT)