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What Pokemon Teams did you have on your Gen 3 playthroughs? Any good memories?

Discussion in 'Pokémon Generation III Discussion' started by shoz999, Nov 9, 2018.

  1. shoz999

    shoz999 Do you play competitive bro?

    As the title says. What Pokemon Teams did you have on your Gen 3 playthroughs? Any great memories? Any Pokemon that in particular stood out?

    Ruby and Sapphire leaping in joy alongside their Pokemon teams.
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2018
  2. Gizmoduck

    Gizmoduck Burns eternally hot

    The very first time I played, I remember really loving my Linoone; despite how mediocre it is and how I didn't know anything about battling at the time either. No IV/EV knowledge, or even really natures.
    He was "docile" and "loved to eat", so he actually reminded me of a cat I was friends with.

    This was R/S too, since I recall his pickup ability being awesome before Emerald nerfed it.
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  3. KyogreThunder

    KyogreThunder Call of Fate

    In FireRed, my team was Venusaur, Fearow, Raichu, Vaporeon, Jynx and Arcanine.
    My LeafGreen team was Charizard, Fearow, Victreebel, Jolteon, Starmie and Nidoqueen.
    In Emerald, I used Swampert, Swellow, Manectric, Exploud, Gardevoir and Breloom.
    In Ruby, I started with Torchic (even though I'm not fond of Blaziken at all now), and my final team was Blaziken, Swellow, Breloom, Gardevoir, Azumarill and Absol. The latter two sadly weren't that good, since their STAB attacks were special-based.
    In Sapphire, I remember raising Sceptile, Swellow, Raichu, Starmie, Absol and Gardevoir.
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  4. WhiteBlair

    WhiteBlair Master Breeder.

    Such great memories came to my mind upon seeing the title. Still remember the first time my parents bought me Ruby and Sapphire, my dad thought they were separate games and got both, lol.

    Been such a long time, but Sapphire was my main copy. I used Blaziken, Swellow, Walrein (I thought its eyes were its nostrils.), Aggron, Flygon and either one of Swampert or Crobat.

    Sapphire is the first game I found my first Shiny ever: Zigzagoon at Route 119. I also jumped and freaked out when I found out Latias as the roaming Legendary. My next days spent searching Hoenn in and out to solve Latias' mystery and the three caves leading the Regis. I was confused by Braille, which in my opinion should have included a translation book or sorts.

    For me, it was exactly the continuation of GSC. I felt the adventure visiting all the places by myself, my kid soul, attempting to wake Snorlax up, resetting my save file because I was stuck in SS. Anne, Ho-Oh, Lugia, Mt. Silver and Red. Raikou, also gave me a sudden heart attack when I first found it like Latias. I feel accomplished as I travel the region and find out something unique, fresh, a never-before-seen Pokémon to me at that time with my friends.

    That's why I cherish the moments I had with Generation II and III. When there was no source, or you weren't allowed to surf in the web, you were all alone by yourself and friends to taste the actual feeling of adventure, what Pokémon was supposed to be until the current technology age where we are constantly spoiled intentionally or unintentionally day and night.
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  5. shoz999

    shoz999 Do you play competitive bro?

    It's been a long time but I think I do remember my very first Pokemon Ruby team.

    My favorite Hoenn starter is Swampert. I liked Mudkips design the most and was a little surprised to find out it had a ground-type. Another Pokemon I got was Swellow and I almost caught Swellow in my old playthroughs because I just thought Swellow was one of the coolest looking Pokemon out there. Another favorite was Aggron because Steel-types were my favorite back than and steel are. When I got it as an Aron, I liked it's tiny design and I liked both Lairon and Aggron's design as well. In fact it's kind of strange but I always though Aggron was like the "Mega Evolution" of Lairon, a super version of Lairon rather than an evolution. Lairon already looks natural to begin with, to have him evolve into a huge dinosaur was a surprise. Armaldo is kind of an odd one. I now like his design but back than I thought it was kind of strange but I liked it's pre-evolution Anorith a lot cooler because it looked like a steel-type. To my surprise it was apparently a bug-type. Then there was Flygon. I caught it as a Trapinch in the desert area and I thought it already had a cool design having no clue what it was going to evolve to. It evolved into a dragonfly Pokemon, Vibrava and to this day I have no clue how it turns from a cool-looking Trapinch with a sharp mouth into a badass looking Flygon. I honestly thought this huge jump from sharp-tooth to a dragon fly was pretty cool. Another cool one is Absol which I stumbled upon after the flying-type Gym Leader and thought it just had the most unusual Pokemon design I have ever seen. in fact in some ways it looked like a legendary so I caught it anyway. To my surprise, Absol did not had an evolution. I always thought Absol would evolve into something but it doesn't but that's alright because it's already cool anyway.
  6. Leonhart

    Leonhart Disney fanatic

    I used only one Starter in Sapphire which was Jukain (Sceptile), and a whole bunch of Gen III Legendaries which I now regret using since they made the game too easy.
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  7. Erron Black

    Erron Black The Pretender

    I use three teams per gen so I can use all the starters, even if I dislike the starter's evo line.

    Team 1:

    Team 2:

    Team 3:
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  8. Nebbygetinthebag

    Nebbygetinthebag Sun the Saver

    My team in Emerald was: Blaziken, Ludicolo, Gardevoir, Sableye, Aggron and Flygon. My good memories was beating all the battle frontier it was very fun.
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  9. Yureishi

    Yureishi Dresseuse Normale

    I have Pokémon Ruby for Gen. III and my team consisted of Sceptile, Grumpig, Camerupt, Slaking, Dusclops and Milotic. The funniest memories are either about Slaking and its "ability" of not attacking, or how I was essentially stuck after beating Tate & Liza for the reason why I couldn't find the submarine base of Team Magma.
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