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So, when can we actually have a..'evil' legendary Pokemon?

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3 years ago#1
I mean, sure Kyurem is rumored to have eaten a good percent if the population in that one well walked town, but the player really doesn't face it when it was naturally evil. And then there's Darkrai, but that was just only available as an event side quest.

So, would a legendary Pokemon that's bad from the beginning and after the end work for the main plot?

Or is Gamefreak going to stick with Humans bring the source that makes Pokemon do bad things?(Ie, all the negative actions by the Pokemon to humans generally root back to the humans provoking it through negative means.)
3 years ago#2
An evil legendary Pokemon would be boring. Morally ambiguous and complex antagonists are the "in" thing right now.
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3 years ago#3
taex posted...
An evil legendary Pokemon would be boring. Morally ambiguous and complex antagonists are the "in" thing right now.


Meh, the legendary could even have good intentions in the first place, like trying to stop trainers from using Pokemon as tools for destruction, crimes, evil organization things, etc.
3 years ago#4
It's been stated multiple times throughout the franchise that Pokemon are incapable of being evil, so it's not gonna happen.
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3 years ago#5
Catcher_Freeman posted...
It's been stated multiple times throughout the franchise that Pokemon are incapable of being evil, so it's not gonna happen.


Well, why not a Legendary that is seen as a 'evil' thing in the first half of the story, but then is revealed to be the opposite in the other half?
3 years ago#6
"Good" and "evil" are childish distinctions with no real application in the real world.
Pokemon is pretty much the only franchise aimed to children that at least tries to be morally grey (even the "villanous" teams have some sort of reedimg quality and aren't inherently evil), like everything should be.
It should stay that way.
3 years ago#7
"Good" and "evil" are childish distinctions with no real application in the real world.

.........

You know there's a few older people who would heavily disagree with you on that.
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3 years ago#8
Twinmold posted...
"Good" and "evil" are childish distinctions with no real application in the real world.

.........

You know there's a few older people who would heavily disagree with you on that.


Don't want to get into a debate here, but without evidence or elaboration nobody will believe you.
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3 years ago#9
Think really hard about high school history class and I'm sure a few will come to mind.
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3 years ago#10
Its Dex entry would be something along the lines of...
"A Pokémon whose genetic code was repeatedly recombined for research. It turned vicious as a result."

Or maybe:
"Because its battle abilities were raised to the ultimate level, it thinks only of defeating its foes."

Or perhaps it'll say something along the lines of this somewhere:
"It's said to have the most savage heart among Pokémon."
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