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Favorite Gen 1 Gym Leader?

Discussion in 'Pokémon Generation I & II Discussion' started by Wednesdayz, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. Wednesdayz

    Wednesdayz Banned

    The Gen 1 games gave us several cool Gym Leaders to battle against: Brock, Misty, Lt. Surge, Erika, Koga, Sabrina, Blaine, and Giovanni.

    Which ones were your favorites? Please explain your choice(s) a little.

    My absolute favorite of the lot was Misty since she specialized in my favorite type of Pokemon, and if I had to choose a second one, I'd choose Giovanni simply because he was tough.
     
  2. Alloutℯ

    Alloutℯ Banned

    My favorite Kanto GL was Brock, because of his type specialty (Rock types) and his slanted eyes, which I always found charming.
     
  3. Kalosian

    Kalosian Never Say Forever

    Erika for me. I like flowers so a Gym Leader who likes flowers is something I see as positive. Then she seems like a rather calm and collected person which I like as well.
     
  4. KyogreThunder

    KyogreThunder Call of Fate

    For me, it is a tie between Misty and Sabrina, because the former uses Water type, which is my favourite type, and the latter is very mysterious due to her powers she had even as a child.
     
  5. Elite4woolfy

    Elite4woolfy ✽✽✽✽✽✽

    I'd have to choose Sabrina, she was very tough for me to beat, especially her Alakazam.
     
  6. Mrs. Oreo

    Mrs. Oreo Banned

    I'd have to go with Erika as my top pick from R/B/Y cuz she had an elegant design and I liked how she had a quirk involving her dozing off hee hee. I also liked Blaine, mainly cuz his gym's quiz questions were fun to solve and his gym was really original. :]
     
  7. XY&Z Legend

    XY&Z Legend Hitting the high tide!

    My pick had to be Lt. Surge because of his brash, no-holds barred personality and his powerhouse, Raichu. Once he treated you badly, the feeling that comes after you beat him is satisfying.
     
  8. Aquarelle

    Aquarelle Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    There's not really one Kanto Gym Leader I like more than the others, but I'll go with Blaine today. The Fire type was my favourite back in the day (before being replaced by Water) and I loved how his Gym puzzle is a quiz. Having a Gym on an island instead of the mainland like the others is something else that I always liked for some reason.
     
  9. xerxes

    xerxes ようこそ!ワタシの音楽工場へへへへへ

    I really like Erika's gracefulness compared to the other Kanto gym leaders. Her Pokémon and gym design complemented her calmness well.
     
  10. jginz1

    jginz1 Shiny Hunter

    Brock is my favorite just because of his goofy presence in the anime as well as his fearful presence in the games
     
  11. NPT

    NPT Just a member

    I'm going with Sabrina. She's a real tough cookie to beat in the Gen 1 games. I lost to her Alakazam five times in a row back when I was playing Pokémon Blue for the first time.
     
  12. Leonhart

    Leonhart Disney fanatic

    I'll go with Kasumi this time, although frankly my fondness of her stems from the anime mainly. I liked her in Red/Green/Blue/Yellow as well, but she wasn't as dynamic in the games as she was in the television show.
     
  13. Bananarama

    Bananarama The light is coming

    Sabrina and her gym were a fun experience, in my opinion. The portals in her gym were a challenge to get through, and I also thought it was cool how she was able to read your mind.
     
  14. Cat's Eye Draco

    Cat's Eye Draco Well-Known Member

    Blaine, mostly because of his quiz machines. (I always battled anyway, but the quizzes were kind of a fun alternative.) I've always liked Sabrina as well, though I've never quite gotten the hang of her gym's warp tile puzzle.
     
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2018
  15. DarkLeviathan

    DarkLeviathan Banned

    Koga since ninjas are cool, although I wish his team had had more variety of Poison types.
     
  16. Wednesdayz

    Wednesdayz Banned

    How was Brock "fearful"? He was stoic and calm, but I didn't think he was intimidating, not even without his shirt. :p
     
  17. For me it's Sabrina and Misty they both are really challenging and I like their Design.
     
  18. CrimsonAce777

    CrimsonAce777 Active Member

    Sabrina's gym was a pain, but it made her memorable. Overall I'd say blaine, because of the gimmick of his gym, and secondly Giovanni because his gym has sweet loot in it.
     
  19. Leonhart

    Leonhart Disney fanatic

    Natsume/Sabrina had my favorite Kanto Gym puzzle, although I wish that her psychic powers had actually been relevant to the Gym match, as in her AI should've been given an edge by predicting which moves we would use against her Pokemon.
     
  20. TrainerJenny

    TrainerJenny 毛皮のゴミ

    I loved Koga for some reason :p
     

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