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Things that grind your gears!

Pokefan_1987

Just another pokemon player.
Version exclusive Pokémon were already enough for people to trade. Trade evolutions have become a real pain, because you need to organise a meeting so you can trade to evolve and trade back to get your new Pokémon. With breeding, natures, abilities and whatnot, people don't want to be trading over and over just to get "the perfect specimen".

And pokemons like shelmet and karrablast evolutions are also really annoying to finish both entries

One recent thing is really grinding my gears is how absurd the ammount of needed ultra sun pokemon, are transfer only. What i mean is pokemon from several generations including generation 2, 4 and 5 being the worst culprits. A lot these generations are not included in the main game.
People who don't use poke bank since i don't have any nintendo ds models that possess cartridge ports for Game Boy for complex transfers and many DS pokemon games can't be found since our only second hand game store focuses on PS3 and PS4

This means i have to slowly use the GTS system to fill over 500 pokemon not in Ultra Sun (not counting legendaries). I did Guzzlord as part of this since Guzzlord level 4 portals are hard to get, he has a absurdly low encounter in these portals and Guzzlord has one of the lowest catch rates.
 

mehmeh1

Knight of the Sea!
Gear Grind
 

Pokefan_1987

Just another pokemon player.
Gear Grind
Well we are lucky that only one pokemon line has it and Klingklang line doesn't have the Technician Ability to boost the attack.
 

Teravolt

Unova Forever!
Well we are lucky that only one pokemon line has it and Klingklang line doesn't have the Technician Ability to boost the attack.
Imagine going through Dynamax Adventures, finding a Klinklang, and getting all four hearts wiped out in a single battle. Klinklang can move twice in DAs, which means it can set up Gear Shift, and single-handedly destroy any Pokémon that opposes it.
This has happened multiple times.
 

mehmeh1

Knight of the Sea!
Imagine going through Dynamax Adventures, finding a Klinklang, and getting all four hearts wiped out in a single battle. Klinklang can move twice in DAs, which means it can set up Gear Shift, and single-handedly destroy any Pokémon that opposes it.
This has happened multiple times.
F
 

Pokefan_1987

Just another pokemon player.
Imagine going through Dynamax Adventures, finding a Klinklang, and getting all four hearts wiped out in a single battle. Klinklang can move twice in DAs, which means it can set up Gear Shift, and single-handedly destroy any Pokémon that opposes it.
This has happened multiple times.
Still Zygarde is literally a king of bosses. If you don't have a good ability like wide guard then prepare to see your hitpoints rapidly drop. Both Lands Wrath and Thousand Arrows can hit multiple pokemons. Took me 20 retries in a single night to defeat him. (I wasn't shiny resetting.)

If Dynamax Adventures didn't have the options to memorize the current boss he would be even worse. Also i'm annoyed we can't find or capture any old Mythicals yet in Dynamax Adventures.
 

Teravolt

Unova Forever!
Still Zygarde is literally a king of bosses. If you don't have a good ability like wide guard then prepare to see your hitpoints rapidly drop. Both Lands Wrath and Thousand Arrows can hit multiple pokemons. Took me 20 retries in a single night to defeat him. (I wasn't shiny resetting.)

If Dynamax Adventures didn't have the options to memorize the current boss he would be even worse. Also i'm annoyed we can't find or capture any old Mythicals yet in Dynamax Adventures.
Oh, yes. Zygarde should just go away.
 

TheWanderingMist

Haikiri, Keeper Of The Gates Precarious
Honestly, it drives me nuts when I face a trainer and their whole team is Magikarps or Metapods haha.
Look, just because you can't win those battles is no reason to hate them.
 

Captain Jigglypuff

Leader of Jigglypuff Army
Lol.

When I have things to get done in the game, I don't feel like wasting my time with some trainer spamming harden with six Metapods. Everyone's different I suppose and may find enjoyment out of this.
With those types of trainers, I just let normally weaker Pokémon such as Wimpod take them out. A Magikarp that only knows Splash will never trigger Wimp Out since it has high PP and isn’t lowering Wimpod’s health. Metapod is slightly different as sometimes they will know Tackle while other times they don’t so that where low leveled Fire and Flying types come in. Or Unown in the Johto games.
 

Teravolt

Unova Forever!
With those types of trainers, I just let normally weaker Pokémon such as Wimpod take them out. A Magikarp that only knows Splash will never trigger Wimp Out since it has high PP and isn’t lowering Wimpod’s health. Metapod is slightly different as sometimes they will know Tackle while other times they don’t.
I just one-shot them with a Legendary or other powerful mon. I don’t have time, y’know?
 

TheWanderingMist

Haikiri, Keeper Of The Gates Precarious
I just one-shot them with a Legendary or other powerful mon. I don’t have time, y’know?
Plus, Magikarp man becomes the much more threatening Gyarados man in at least one of the games, I think it's 4th or 5th gen.
 

Pokefan_1987

Just another pokemon player.
Oh, yes. Zygarde should just go away.
Still once you have him, he can curbstomp most enemies in raids and is a good choice in the Galarian Star Tournament. Still legendaries are banned in the Battle Tower if i remember correctly.
I never take him off my teams. I do rotate team members based on typings. But i'm not into online competitive matches, everything is complex IMO Including strengths checks, breeding for IV's and leveling everything.
 

Teravolt

Unova Forever!
Still once you have him, he can curbstomp most enemies in raids and is a good choice in the Galarian Star Tournament. Still legendaries are banned in the Battle Tower if i remember correctly.
I never take him off my teams. I do rotate team members based on typings. But i'm not into online competitive matches, everything is complex IMO Including strengths checks, breeding for IV's and leveling everything.
Glad to know I’m not the only one who dislikes competitive. I adore Zygarde myself.
 

Vini310

Well-Known Member
Good news: Pokémon Journeys is entering Brazilian Netflix on July 1st.
Bad news: When a new season enters, the previous one leaves, and I'm still on episode 21 of SM...

It's speedtun time.
 

Auraninja

Eh, ragazzo!
I find it unusual and slightly annoying that Regina (girl in Isle of Armor who gives you regular forms for regional ones), does not have a reg. Yanmask for Galarian Yanmask trade. I find it annoying because I like things to be fairly well represented. She also has two separate Weezing trades.
 

Teravolt

Unova Forever!
I find it unusual and slightly annoying that Regina (girl in Isle of Armor who gives you regular forms for regional ones), does not have a reg. Yanmask for Galarian Yanmask trade. I find it annoying because I like things to be fairly well represented. She also has two separate Weezing trades.
Another NPC somewhere in the games has that trade. Dunno where, exactly.
 

Pokefan_1987

Just another pokemon player.
But can regular Yanmask be transferred and evolve into regular Cofagrigus? Or does regular Cofagrigus have to be transferred with Pokemon HOME

Still Wandering Spirit has better potential by stealing a opposing pokemons ability but laughably bad if you steal a ability like Truant or Slow Start. Regular Cofagrigus turning abilities into Mummy is situational.
 

Luthor

Well-Known Member
But can regular Yanmask be transferred and evolve into regular Cofagrigus? Or does regular Cofagrigus have to be transferred with Pokemon HOME

Still Wandering Spirit has better potential by stealing a opposing pokemons ability but laughably bad if you steal a ability like Truant or Slow Start. Regular Cofagrigus turning abilities into Mummy is situational.

Regular Yamask (unovan) will always evolve into Cofagrigus even in Galar. I've done that evolution myself and it definitely works.
 
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