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So do you carry over your main Pokemon through the games?

#11Missingno_MastrPosted 1/22/2013 6:02:53 AM
I do. I have Pokemon in Black 2 that date back to Ruby Version, some stuff I've had for nearly 10 years now.
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#12NumberXIPosted 1/22/2013 6:55:34 AM
I used to but after b/w2 i just never bothered. I would if I plan on going back to online battles, but its no fun without friends that play pokemon. I got sick of going online and seeing the same pokes, same teams, and same lame strategies over and over again.
#13ValzacardX(Topic Creator)Posted 1/22/2013 10:10:13 AM
So for the people that don't transfer because they think its "lazy" do you just go back to older games to use your faves? I mean the main reason I transfer to is to keep my Pokemon in case something happens to my old games(stolen, lost, sold), plus I like to breed and trade, and the newer titles have really made breeding easier and better.

Plus how else would you use some of favorite teams, for battling? I doubt Black2/White2 will be able to connect to X/Y beyond transferring purposes, and I can kinda understand wanting to start fresh. I can really only call it "lazy" if someone transfers/trade as early as possible and stomps the main game.

But to each their own.
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#14Chaos46290Posted 1/22/2013 10:35:01 AM
Yeah, I do. All of my EV trained, and events. It usually burns me out on pokemon for a bit. I am glad that I do it though. I have some pokemon from my Ruby cart that are probably 10 years old.
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#15retrogamer28Posted 1/22/2013 12:27:31 PM
Yeah, I have about twenty or so that I transfer over awhile after I beat the main game. It gives me a chance to build up another team of strong pokemon before getting the old ones over, and I use them to mix and match for battling my sister.
#16IrisVilePosted 1/22/2013 12:31:36 PM
Eh, I did a few to Pearl, but generally I guess I am detached so it doesn't matter to me. I know I am a heathan but I enjoy using an AR to fill my dex even tho I never have...
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#17Archwing3441Posted 1/22/2013 12:33:14 PM
yea, EV training and IV breeding is a pain in the ass, so I don't want to repeat that process for pokemon I've already done it with
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#18soMEguy_povoPosted 1/22/2013 12:35:01 PM
On the one hand, I can see the point with regards to event legendaries and other rare or one-off Pokemon (eg: shinies). But for stuff like "my beloved level 100 hand-raised [x] who served me loyally through an entire game ", then no... I just don't get sentimental like that. I'd rather start fresh and create new memories with a new team of rookies instead of clinging to past glory.

That said, I do make sure to send over an Aron egg each game though...
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