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Pseudo-Legendary Pokemon

Discussion in 'Poképolls' started by The PunisheЯ, Aug 5, 2011.

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Which Pokemon deserves to be a Pseudo-Legandary?

  1. Slaking

    14.3%
  2. Aggron

    9.5%
  3. Flygon

    16.7%
  4. Volcorona

    64.3%
  5. Haxorus

    28.6%
  6. Arcanine

    14.3%
  7. Gyarados

    23.8%
  8. Kingdra

    16.7%
  9. Snorlax

    9.5%
  10. Rhyperior

    4.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
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  1. The PunisheЯ

    The PunisheЯ Bring it.

    Remember back in the first generation when you were sure Dragonite was a legendary? Or in the second generation whenyou tried to convince your buddies that Tyranitar was up there with Ho-Oh and Lugia? Well, you were wrong, along with myself. However, these two and many others are in the category, Pseudo-Legendaries. Pseudo-Legendaries are, according to Bulbapedia, defined as " ...any Pokémon that has a three-stage evolution line, two types, has 1,250,000 Exp. at Level 100, as well as a base stat total of 600. Pseudo-legendary Pokémon are often more powerful than other non-legendary Pokémon, possibly due to their high base stats. All pseudo-legendary Pokémon have Attack or Special Attack as their highest stat."

    These include:
    Dragonite ;149;
    Tyranitar ;248;
    Salamence ;373;
    Metagross ;376;
    Garchomp ;445;
    Hydreigon :635:

    Discussions here will include the pseudo-legendaries themselves, legandaries that should be demoted to pseudo, regular pokemon that should be promoted to pseudo, and anything related to those topics.
     
  2. AJ

    AJ ❖☢☼☯☾♛☮

    um, i think volcarona should be on that list, it kills..and not just my opinion. And Arcanine is called the "Ledgendary" Pokemon
     
  3. Fortunato

    Fortunato Sic Transit Gloria

    well I don't believe that any of the legendaries should be demoted to pseudo as they are that way for a reason. However I think pseudo-legendaries were made originally to give you a rare and powerful pokemon that took ages to train. This way you had something to combat the legendaries effectively when you encountered them. Just my 2 cents.
     
  4. Nyter

    Nyter Island Challenger

    I second this...
    I want to contribute Lucario and Zoroark as well!
     
  5. rocky505

    rocky505 Well-Known Member

    If Slaking didn't have traunt he would be one.
     
  6. Tyranitarquake

    Tyranitarquake HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAX!!!

    Volcarona may not fit the criteria but we can agree hes nothing short of a psuedo legendary
     
  7. Mr. Reloaded

    Mr. Reloaded Git Gud

    I believe kingdra should be pseudo legendary.
     
  8. Trek01

    Trek01 Competitive Battler

    Volcarona deffinately seems to be a pseudo-legendary if Its set up properly
     
  9. Porgon-XYZ

    Porgon-XYZ Wut are you saying?

    Volcarona would be one if it only had another evolution, and 50 more base stat total. Haxorus meets all of the requirements except for Base stat total and 2 types. Infact, his raw power puts him extreemly close to that catagory.
     
  10. Drdj11

    Drdj11 Eins,Zwei,Drei

    Kingdra!
    It's bad***!
     
  11. The PunisheЯ

    The PunisheЯ Bring it.

    Volcarona is a boss, but Arcanine in better in my mind.

    I agree with Lucario.

    I pretty much agree. I love having my Dragonite for them in Kanto.

    My poor Hax is just regular. :(
     
  12. *COUGH*Magikarp*COUGH*

    or Haxorus, I want to try him.
     
  13. Excitable Boy

    Excitable Boy is a metaphor

    I say Altaria.

    Just because.
     
  14. Kingdra22

    Kingdra22 Ground Game

    There are all these definite rules like the Pokemon has to be three stage, total adds up to 600 and what not... I always thought there should be a better way to class them cause some of them like Kingdra, Volcarona, Gyrados, Haxorus, etc are awesome but don't get the special recognition they deserve. They should be the pseudo-pseudo legendaries!
     
  15. Genfried

    Genfried Member

    TBH, when i encountered volcarona in my white game i really thought it was a legendary pokemon until i saw that champion alder also had one.
     
  16. XXD17

    XXD17 Draco rex

    epic moth is boss...it's coverage is a little skimpy though...
     
  17. 11DBHK

    11DBHK Banned

    i would think slaking would be one, it's so strong they had to give the ability traunt to keep it from being completely overpowered. if it didn't have traunt, it would seriousl rock some worlds.
    it's got 3 evolutions, and required experience, and massive stats so why isn't it pseudo?
     
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2011
  18. cyberius

    cyberius Member

    I think Arcanine and Rhyperior are just a little bit underpowered then the psuedos~

    But they are still a force to be reckoned with.

    For Slaking, I think that it is a very powerful pokemon (ask my emerald team if slaking is hard, and they will say yes). Yet just not enough power.

    Haxorus = Overrated.
     
  19. Excitable Boy

    Excitable Boy is a metaphor

    None of the ones listed, as they don't fit the criteria.
     
  20. Nyarlathotep

    Nyarlathotep Eldritch Abomination

    None. To be honest, this 'pseudo-legendary Pokémon' label is one of the stupidest things on the franchise.
     
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