It took me a good hour's drive and 30 minutes of getting lost, but this was SO WORTH IT.
Piplup! HE IS ENORMOUS!
As a size reference... I am 5'7" so this thing is around 4 feet...
Obligatory dog size reference.
Comparison to my two largest Piplups (at around 2ft each) and a pokedoll.
MY LIFE IS COMPLETE NOW