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Things that grind your gears!

Discussion in 'General Pokémon Discussion' started by Frost Mage, May 19, 2013.

  1. Bortgreen

    Bortgreen UP NEXT: We're in an island of fillers!

    The dex cut happening when there's no actual reason for them to do it except to ruin hype and sales
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  2. janejane6178

    janejane6178 XY over SM (ew) ANYDAY!!!! <3 (Anything actually)

    The fact that we get barely 1 news about new Pokemon in Swsh per month. The games r released in 2 months and we only 19 Pokemon were revealed
    Togekiis and wolf jani like this.
  3. Pokegirl Fan~

    Pokegirl Fan~ No Need To Worry...Yet

    Battle gimmicks since gen 6 which started with mega evolutions.
    Ash's journey after DP in the anime
  4. Sicksadpanda

    Sicksadpanda Discord Helper

    Hatching a shiny pokemon way too early while preparing to breed for competitive shiny pokemon. (I got a shiny Bagon in like 5 eggs before I even got the right natures...)
    Togekiis likes this.
  5. RedJirachi

    RedJirachi Veteran member

    Alright, who thought it'd be a good idea to give Geodude Self-Destruct the earliest you encounter it in Alola? And how do they expect any sane man to find Galvanize Geodude because of that?! Unless the ability is insanely good like Wonder Guard you don't do that!
  6. Sceptile Leaf Blade

    Sceptile Leaf Blade Nighttime Guardian

    Breed with HA Kanto Geodude in Alola, if you don't use Everstone on the Geodude it hatches in Alolan form.
  7. Banebdjetet

    Banebdjetet Pokemon Scientist

    The Ultra Space Wilds in USUM. Minigames are fine, but to slog through this minigame to have a CHANCE of encountering the legendary that you're looking for is a pain (especially if you're trying to get a competitive team ready).

    Make gen-specific legendaries part of the story line/post game. Make previous gen legendaries unlocked by some other mechanic of pokemon (for example: For Kyogre to appear somewhere in USUM as catchable, you would first have to register 200 water type pokemon to your pokedex)

    Furthermore, why can't we have some kind of battle point expensive item that causes a legendary to reappear? Like okay, you caught your Modest Kyogre, but now you want a Timid one so can experiment with other team builds. Trading for anything decent is a game of roulette and a pain (or you have to resort to the services of hack/genners) and unlike the handicapped Ability Capsule, there is no way to change nature. Create a "Kyogre summon event" item that costs 1,000 BP. Heck, it can cost more, but it gives trainers the opportunity to create competitive teams in their own copies of the game (and Pokemon wants to stop cheating/hacking right?)
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  8. RedJirachi

    RedJirachi Veteran member

    Unown and Phione
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  9. janejane6178

    janejane6178 XY over SM (ew) ANYDAY!!!! <3 (Anything actually)

    The fact that Im more into Pokemon Masters now than I am for Swsh.... I wanna find out who's responsible for their marketing.
  10. Kirinriki

    Kirinriki Double Trouble

    The lack of a mass release option is really frustrating. I hate having to release several full boxes of Pokémon because it wastes so much time.
    Redstar45 likes this.
  11. TheWanderingMist

    TheWanderingMist Kanae, Keeper of the Gates Emblazoned

    Huh? Isn't Mass Release a thing in SM?
  12. Kirinriki

    Kirinriki Double Trouble

    I don’t think so. I think there’s Mass Select/Move, but not Mass Release.
    Lunalah likes this.
  13. Luthor

    Luthor Well-Known Member

    The countdown timer on Pokemon Go when you are waiting to star a raid. When it's a 1 star raid you might do it solo but you still have to wait for far longer than the battle takes.
    Lunalah likes this.
  14. AgentKallus

    AgentKallus A human person.

    GO is one of the most innovative things that has happened to the pokemon franchise in recent years, yet it gets a lot of (undeserved imo) bashing.

    That the new UK Pokemon centre is only temporary. (And that pokemon centers in general don't exist outside of Japan and the US not even in website form )

    That shiny Castform doesn't affect the appearance of it's weather forms.

    I presumed there'd be some sort of fossil park in USUM after the hint in SM but no... : (

    Yeah you should be allowed to skip the timer for 1 or 2 stars raids.
    Luthor likes this.
  15. WhiteBlair

    WhiteBlair Reporting on-duty in Galar.

    The lack of strong, inspiring, feminine characters' presence in the anime for battles. Nowadays, they cater for audience or eaten alive in DeviantArt.
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  16. Lunalah

    Lunalah Well-Known Member

    How we can't fly directly from say Violet City in HGSS to Vermilion City or any of the other major Kanto cities. We have to Fly to the Pokemon League gate area or the Indigo Plateau first, then to a Kanto city. It's so frustrating and senseless.
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  17. U.N. Owen

    U.N. Owen In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night ...

    I hate that the Kalos starters didn't get anything special going for them other than Ash-Greninja. It felt kind of insulting that they didn't get megas in the region that introduced megas.
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  18. Weavy

    Weavy Came out her shell for a bit.

    This annoys me as well and most of the time I was always afraid to admit it but not anymore. But the fact ONLY Greninja got something special was the most annoying part. The starter favourtism in Gen 6 was really obvious and I personally hated it, to the point where I felt like they made it so Froakie was the only Kalos starter that mattered and that picking Chespin or Fennekin was a waste of time, which upset me because I really like those two. They really should've given something to Chesnaught and Delphox too IMO if Greninja was allowed to have something special.

    Heck, Ash Greninja itself grinds my gears. Don't get me started on this "Bond Phenomenon" that didn't need to exist. It's only purpose was a cop out for Ash to not have a Mega Evolution in the anime and nothing more.
  19. U.N. Owen

    U.N. Owen In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night ...

    Battle Bond as a whole is annoying when they introduced it outside of the anime. I can tolerate it in the games, but in PokeSpe, it just gets a weird mention on an info page and it's enough to make me dislike it.
  20. Luthor

    Luthor Well-Known Member

    The name Ash-Greninja was something I never liked. I actually like using it but its name could be so much more interesting.

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