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Things that grind your gears!

XD why is that a problem?
I never gave it much thought :)
Because it's unfair for leaders to have Pokemon at a lower level than they should be. It's like fighting a Dragonite in Route 1, your Pokemon won't be strong enough to take on something that unfairly strong at that point in the game.
And the problem with Lumios Badlands is there's wind blowing and if you try and walk/run/skate against the wind you'll move slower but the wild pokemon aren't affected by wind resistance so while you're moving at the speed of molasses flowing uphil in July, the wild pokemon will almost always catch up to you, also 2 of the wild pokemon that can be found (Trapinch and Diglett) have Arena Trap so you can't just run away from fights.
 

U.N. Owen

In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night ...
I'd personally love a Colosseum/XD remake as long as there was a much bigger selection of Pokemon available outside of trading, or at least have a Day Care that you could breed Pokemon in so I wouldn't have to trade my X/OR Pokemon and have their happiness reset or be unable to change their nicknames. That was the thing that bugged me the most about Colosseum/XD. A gender selection option for an XD remake would be nice too. Wes was an awesome player character, Michael on the other hand was rather meh IMO. Didn't like him that much.
Yes, yes a thousand times yes about the breeding. Michael, to me, is a personal favorite design-wise (except for those eyes). Wes's look did put me off, but his opening scene made me like him.
 

phanpycross

God-king
Am I the only one annoyed at the fact that Mudkip, Treecko, and Torchic were the only gen 3 pokemon to get new artwork with ORAS? I mean, all the gen 2 mons got new artwork with HGSS, and all the gen 1 pokemon got new artwork with FRLG.
 

HM02gon

Waiting...
Am I the only one annoyed at the fact that Mudkip, Treecko, and Torchic were the only gen 3 pokemon to get new artwork with ORAS? I mean, all the gen 2 mons got new artwork with HGSS, and all the gen 1 pokemon got new artwork with FRLG.
No. No you're not.
 

Mr. Reloaded

Former enigma
Didn't the gen 2 mons get a artwork update because their originals were clearly outdated?

Gen 3's artwork (to me at least) isn't that prehistoric.
 

phanpycross

God-king
Didn't the gen 2 mons get a artwork update because their originals were clearly outdated?

Gen 3's artwork (to me at least) isn't that prehistoric.
Some of it still works:
[IMG139]http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/thumb/b/bf/305Lairon.png/250px-305Lairon.png[/IMG139]

While others:
[IMG139]http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/thumb/5/50/352Kecleon.png/250px-352Kecleon.png[/IMG139][IMG139]http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/thumb/9/90/290Nincada.png/250px-290Nincada.png[/IMG139]
 

Disaster_Lord

Sad Bayleef is Sad.
Invisible bike kecleon never change XD
 

Requiem Aeternam

Dance like an eggplant!
Yes, yes a thousand times yes about the breeding. Michael, to me, is a personal favorite design-wise (except for those eyes). Wes's look did put me off, but his opening scene made me like him.
The reason that Michael didn't appeal to me was because, compared to Wes's design, his was a bit boring. He felt too similar to the player characters from the handheld games while Wes's design was totally original IMO. But at least Michael didn't have the likes of Rui following him through the entire game. I hated that about Colosseum and Mt. Battle was the only place you could go without her, and I found Mt. Battle boring and pointless after reaching 100 the first time.

I hope we do get remakes one day with a Daycare where you can breed your own Pokemon. I'd finally be able to beat Orre Colosseum. Couldn't even get past Lovrina's round last time I played although I didn't really spend much time trying. I restarted the game a lot, and my file corrupted once.
 

Thepokehustler

PokeHustler
Gotta agree with most people the GTS should be so much better
 

dirkac

I smash your Boxes.
Some of it still works:
[IMG139]http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/thumb/b/bf/305Lairon.png/250px-305Lairon.png[/IMG139]

While others:
[IMG139]http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/thumb/5/50/352Kecleon.png/250px-352Kecleon.png[/IMG139][IMG139]http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/thumb/9/90/290Nincada.png/250px-290Nincada.png[/IMG139]
Nincada's isn't that bad.

Kecleon's is ancient though.


I agree that there ahould have been updated Art for Gen III Pokémon, though.
 

Mr. Reloaded

Former enigma
Gotta agree with most people the GTS should be so much better
It did get a little better in the seeking department as we no longer have to see the Pokemon to request for it.

Then again there's the issue of being able to request event Pokemon who can't be traded via GTS.

So in a way it improved but still has glaring flaws.
 

Mega Altaria

☆~Shiny hunter▢~
Some of it still works:
[IMG139]http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/thumb/b/bf/305Lairon.png/250px-305Lairon.png[/IMG139]

While others:
[IMG139]http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/thumb/5/50/352Kecleon.png/250px-352Kecleon.png[/IMG139][IMG139]http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/thumb/9/90/290Nincada.png/250px-290Nincada.png[/IMG139]
Lairon's one sure looks a bit ancient to me...
 

Requiem Aeternam

Dance like an eggplant!
Spent basically all day breeding for a Hasty HA Sceptile with 31/30/30/31/31/31 IVs (for Hidden Power Ice). Even though I managed to get one I never get to use him as he gets KOd every single time without fail. The NPCs in the Battle Maison HATE him for some reason and will always target him regardless of what else I have out which is really annoying as I want to use him and have him actually do something, not become the prime target for everything.

Then to further frustrate me I ended up losing at a 46 streak because my opponent's Cobalion flinched my Aegislash every time it used Iron Head. It was at -4 attack and, if I hadn't kept flinching, I would easily have won. So annoying but at least it was just Triple battles, which I've reached 50 in numerous times.
 
What grind my gears is wifi and serial code events because I am one of the few who has no access to those things. Also the giant chicken really grind my gears, lol.
 

Mega Altaria

☆~Shiny hunter▢~
What grind my gears is wifi and serial code events because I am one of the few who has no access to those things. Also the giant chicken really grind my gears, lol.
That buff Torchic that May thought her Torchic would evolve into...

Another thing that grinds my gears is that in X and Y, you have to encounter the legendary birds 10 times before you catch it at Sea Spirits Den.
 
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Tangeh

Well-Known Member
Another thing that grinds my gears is that in X and Y, you have to encounter the legendary birds 10 times before you catch it at Sea Spirits Den.
omg I know, I nearly had a heart attack when zapdos popped up the first time. xD Then it just became annoying... like it would come up when I was trying to shiny chain for instance. >__> didn't break the chain but still distracting. Although I caught my preferred natured (calm I think it was?) 31/X/31/31/28/31 zapdos the second time I tried so I've forgiven it. :p
 
Those guys here complaining about the people complaining about Genwunners
 

Mega Altaria

☆~Shiny hunter▢~
Another thing that grinds my gears is the lack of powerful Fairy type Pokémon.
 
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