skarme (blitzente) wrote,
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Pokémon 30-day meme, day 2

Day 2 - Your least favourite Pokémon

Boldore. Before BW, I couldn't imagine disliking a Pokémon any worse than I did Graveler. (Golbat's more annoying to deal with, but I can put up with it because at least it turns into something cool.) Then along comes this thing, which is not only even uglier - look at it! - but is in basically every single cave purely because they couldn't use Graveler, and unlike Graveler it's guaranteed to have the newly-buffed fuck-your-flawlessly-bred-perfectly-EVed-mon-I'm-a-goddamn-Boldore ability Sturdy. For that matter, you can't even EV train off them as well as you could using Graveler... So you kill it, soaking up the useless EVs, wasting twice as much PP as you need to because of course the trainers and various branching paths in the caves weren't doing a good enough job of that, take three more steps, and oh hi again how've you been? I'M JUST TRYING TO CATCH A HALF-DECENT JOLTIK. I DON'T NEED THIS.

Dishonorable mentions: The Tympole line. Replace "cave" with "pond" and it's more or less the same situation. They don't have Sturdy, which is nice... just a 50% chance of outspeeding and launching a rain-powered Water move at you before dying in one hit. And they're also uglier, which is obviously the most important detail.

Day 1 - Your favourite Pokemon
Day 2 - Your least favourite Pokemon

Day 3 - Favorite starter Pokemon
Day 4 - Favorite Eeveelution
Day 5 - Favorite legendary Pokemon
Day 6 - Most terrifying Pokemon
Day 7 - Most adorable Pokemon
Day 8 - Most amusing Pokemon
Day 9 - Favorite Pokemon type
Day 10 - Least favorite Pokemon type
Day 11 - Favorite new Pokemon from Black & White
Day 12 - Favorite Pokemon attack or move
Day 13 - If you lived in the Pokemon world, what would you be?
Day 14 - If you were a gym leader, what would be your specialty?
Day 15 - Favorite region in the Pokemon world
Day 16 - If you could live anywhere in the Pokemon world, where would it be?
Day 17 - If you could be any Pokemon, what would you be?
Day 18 - Favorite Gym Leader
Day 19 - Favorite Elite 4 member/Champion
Day 20 - Favorite Pokemon Professor
Day 21 - Favorite Pokemon bad guys
Day 22 - Favorite Rival
Day 23 - A Pokemon which reminds you of a friend
Day 24 - A Pokemon you’d find useful in real-life
Day 25 - A Pokemon based on your favorite animal
Day 26 - A Pokemon that is your favorite colour
Day 27 - Favorite Pokemon game
Day 28 - What did you nickname your rival?
Day 29 - Favorite Pokemon tune or song
Day 30 - Most nostalgic element of Pokemon
Tags: memes, pokemon, rambling
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