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What Pokemon Teams did you have on your Gen 2 playthroughs? Any good memories?

Discussion in 'Pokémon Generation I & II Discussion' started by shoz999, Nov 9, 2018.

  1. shoz999

    shoz999 Mimi! Master of Disguise!

    As the title says. What Pokemon Teams did you have on your Gen 2 playthroughs? Any great memories? Any Pokemon that in particular stood out?

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    Bayleef happily reunited with Croconaw & Quilava long after they were starter Pokemon at Elm's Laboratory.
     
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  2. KyogreThunder

    KyogreThunder Call of Fate

    Well, I've only played Crystal, so my final team was Feraligatr, Fearow, Lanturn, Arcanine, Espeon and Nidoking. I remember spending days to make Eevee happy enough to evolve, and I also didn't want him to evolve too early because I wanted him to know Bite.
    Feraligatr
    @MyStiC Water
    -Surf
    -Ice Punch
    -Slash
    -Bite
    Fearow
    @pink Bow
    -Return
    -Drill Peck
    -Steel Wing
    -Fly
    Arcanine
    @charcoal
    -Flamethrower
    -Bite
    -Dragon Breath
    -Extreme Speed
    Espeon
    @BlackGlasses
    -Psychic
    -Bite
    -Zap Cannon
    -Morning Sun
    Nidoking
    @Soft Sand
    -Earthquake
    -Double Kick
    -Ice Punch
    -Fire Punch
    Lanturn
    @Magnet
    -Surf
    -Thunderbolt
    -Ice Beam
    -Thunder Wave
     
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  3. LusoTrainer

    LusoTrainer Retro Trainer

    Coming from Pokémon Red, I always made a point of only using 'new' Pokémon when playing GSC. As in, not using any of the original 151. It's something that stuck to this day. At the time, I didn't know some of the 'new' Pokémon could only be found in Kanto...

    This is the team I use the most when I replay the games:

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    But my very first team, if memory serves, was: Feraligatr, Noctowl, Ledian, Quagsire, Umbreon and Lugia. So, it was basically the same.
     
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  4. Ignition

    Ignition Well-Known Member

    I don't remember my original Gold team because the game is just that bad but I do remember having a Typhlosion and Quagsire
     
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  5. shoz999

    shoz999 Mimi! Master of Disguise!

    Typhlosion is a favorite. I thought Flame Wheel was the coolest thing back as a kid.
     
  6. Ignition

    Ignition Well-Known Member

    I thought Typhlosion was the "lesser evil" of the 3 but I did love it moveset.
     
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  7. Yureishi

    Yureishi Well-Known Member

    Silver was my first ever Pokémon game and everything about it is a great remembrance. My team consisted of Meganium, Miltank, Lanturn, Xatu, Houndoom and Heracross.
     
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  8. Leonhart

    Leonhart Disney fanatic

    I recall using all three Gen II Starters in Gold version, as well as Entei, Lugia, and Mewtwo. I had to trade for most of them, which in itself was a memorable experience.
     
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  9. Erron Black

    Erron Black The Outlaw

    For gen 2 my final teams were...

    Team 1:
    Meganium
    Lanturn
    Girafarig
    Donphan
    Houndoom
    Scizor

    Team 2:
    Typhlosion
    Granbull
    Steelix
    Crobat
    Kingdra
    Tyranitar

    Team 3:
    Feraligatr
    Jumpluff
    Ampharos
    Togetic
    Umbreon
    Piloswine
     
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  10. shoz999

    shoz999 Mimi! Master of Disguise!

    I believe on my first playthrough as a kid, I had Pokemon Crystal. The Pokemon I caught I believe was Feraligatr, Onix, Haunter, Growlithe, Electrode, Scyther, Sudowoodo, Skarmory, a red shiny Golbat, a red shiny Gyarados, Mantine, Donphan, Poliwhirl, Quagsire and Umbreon.

    I can't really remember which Pokemon I focused on except for Feraligatr but I recall catching a lot of Pokemon that couldn't evolve yet because I didn't have a trade link cable or that evolutionary stones weren't available at the time. Pokemon Crystal Version was my first Pokemon Main Series game actually so I was probably like six or seven at the time and I thought Steel Type were just the coolest. Funny thing is I never actually beat the game at the time, I was stuck after the 8th Gym Leader having no clue what to do afterwards lol, not realizing there was an entire new region to explore next to Johto. Although Feraligatr was definitely a memorable Pokemon, I can still remember his colorful evolution animation. Scyther was a Pokemon hard to catch only to find out I couldn't evolve it to Scizor lol because of no trade cable. Sudowoodo was a fun surprise and Skarmory was quite unexpected, finding it after the 8th gym. However a really unexpected counter was that I found a red shiny Golbat in Mt. Mortar.
     
  11. Missingno.Fan

    Missingno.Fan Well-Known Member

    I had Gold but I misplaced it along with my Gameboy Advance pretty early on. I didn’t get to far, but I know I had Chikarita as my starter. I found my game again several years later and tried to play it again. I don’t think I’ve ever beaten the Elite Four.
     
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  12. shoz999

    shoz999 Mimi! Master of Disguise!

    That reminds me of the time on my first playthrough that I not only didn't beat the Elite Four, I had no clue there was another region on the other side of Johto.
     
  13. shoz999

    shoz999 Mimi! Master of Disguise!

    On one playthrough I remember getting a Typhlosion, Furret, Togetic, Ampharos, Heracross and an Umbreon again.

    I don't know about you guys but I always liked how GSC displayed final evolutions as the strongest and most powerful in there images, like you can tell because they are bigger, tougher, faster-looking but also quite bright and colorful too. I kind of missed the 2D Pokemon sprites looking back at it, now the 3D sprites feel too much all the same and don't display that same awesomeness of GSC nor does it of Battle Revolution. Funny story about the Umbreon though, it look me up to around Lv. 70 to evolve it. I thought this was quite odd because I remember evolving it around the Lv. 40s but 70? I thought to myself am I doing something wrong here? This was back when I had absolutely no clue how to evolve Umbreon and just thought he evolved by levels during the dark time. Heracross was a fun one, I recall catching it on the first time I've headbutted a tree, curious what comes out. As for Furret, remember how I said a lot of fully-evolved Pokemon looked bigger, tougher, faster-looking but also bright and colorful. Furret fit this image well if I recall, looked bigger, tougher and faster than Sentret but also vividly colorful through it's simple brown and white coloring. Can't say the same for the 3D Pokemon games unfortunately.
     
  14. WishIhadaManafi5

    WishIhadaManafi5 Cursed by the Darkness Staff Member

    Had a lot of good memories on my Silver version. Loved my Feraligatr, liked it so much that I wanted to have it breed with a Gyarados to get a Magikarp with teeth. (This was before I knew about egg types.) I also got my first shinies in that game, a shiny Pidgey that I raised into a Pidgeot eventually and a shiny Poliwag. Worked hard in that game and had a blast in it.
     
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  15. TheWanderingMist

    TheWanderingMist Why did I subject myself to this a 2nd time?

    Typhlosion lv 99 (would have been my first 100, but my games and GBA disappeared mysteriously one day)
    -Flamethrower, Strength, other moves
    -Was level 74 the first time it entered the League (yeah, didn't know what I was doing)
    -I didn't like Quilava when I was younger, so I kept it as a Cyndaquil until Level 34. Which also helped me easily defeat Whitney's Gym on the first try.

    Togetic (Hatchey):
    -Fly, Psychic, Metronome
    -Had a lot of kids that knew Psychic right off the bat
    -Managed to clone this one successfully

    Noctowl
    -Hypnosis, Nightmare
    -Nightmare remains one of my favorite moves to this day, as it was how I took down so many strong opponents

    Ho-oH
    -Fly, Sacred Fire


    I had others but I don't remember them anymore. I really wish I still had my old cartridge.
     
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  16. shoz999

    shoz999 Mimi! Master of Disguise!

    I don't know why but I have a strange hunch you overleveled your Typhlosion somehow.
     

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