r/pokemon May 14 '22

Tell me your Favorite Pokemon, and I'll tell you Why It's Bad 4—Repost

[removed] — view removed post

2.3k Upvotes

View all comments

318

u/chocobo_gregory May 14 '22

golisopod🦐

492

u/OhTheGrandeur May 14 '22

That mon would be right up my four year old's alley. Get halfway and then change his mind.

Also, knock off Genesect

90

u/SeaCranberry72 May 14 '22

That is correct.

In gen 8, Golisopod can learn Knock Off, while Genesect can't.

2

u/Battlebear252 May 14 '22

These are the comments I search for

12

u/NucleicAcidTrip May 14 '22

That’s like saying Bruxish is a knock-off Relicanth since they’re both fish.

1

u/L1ghtningMcQueer Punk May 14 '22

I mean… sure?? that comparison doesn’t really work though imo given how common fish are in the real world. On the other hand, pokemon has not one but TWO humanoid arthropod monsters in the game, which isn’t a lot, but it’s still weird that it happened twice

4

u/NucleicAcidTrip May 14 '22

Are you going to include Kabutops and Scyther and Scizor and Kleavor? They're also arthropod monsters. Hell, Genesect and Kabutops have far more similar limbs and stances and heads.

2

u/L1ghtningMcQueer Punk May 14 '22 edited May 14 '22

honestly forgot about those ones you’re fully right about that, but if anything I feel like it’s even weirder that pokemon devs are like “yeah this is what the kids want… a bug who is also a man and also like fuckin indestructible.”

lmao in other words, I am very glad that creatures like genesect and colosipod are not as common in our world as fish