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Should they get rid of trade-exclusive evolutions?

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User Info: wolf rider

wolf rider
3 years ago#1
Eg, Alakazam, Machamp, Gengar, Golem, etc. - Results (280 votes)
Yes, that nonsense needs to go.
55.71% (156 votes)
156
Meh, don't care either way.
19.29% (54 votes)
54
No, that's a cherished staple of the series
25% (70 votes)
70
This poll is now closed.
By get rid of I mean provide a way to obtain the mons without needing to trade.

It was a neat idea in RB, but now it's just annoying as they add so many cool pokes that you can only get by trade-evolving.

For example, they could make it so that Kadabra evolves immediately upon trade but also evolves naturally at level 30 or even 40 somthing.
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User Info: FuneralCake

FuneralCake
3 years ago#2
Yes.

It was a fun novelty back in gen 1, but now it's just sort of obnoxious. There was something else I was gonna say but I forgot.
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User Info: SilverSaint7

SilverSaint7
3 years ago#3
I still hate that they took out the GTS glitch from gen 4 that let you do trade evolutions without trading.
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User Info: TherianReturns

TherianReturns
3 years ago#4
Depends on your income

Yes if you're poor
No, if you're rich and/or a true Pokemon fan
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User Info: GeneralCortez

GeneralCortez
3 years ago#5
I voted yes. Its stupid now, especially with the online thing. And I dont have access to the internet for my DS
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User Info: SkylaIsMyWife

SkylaIsMyWife
3 years ago#6
Yes. I still have nightmares of being trolled by in-game trades for evos, like the haunter that holds an everstone -_-. Knowing i could never get those evo's back then because people that are willing to use link cables n' stuff, were kinda too far inbetween to find
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User Info: Plasmashedgehog

Plasmashedgehog
3 years ago#7
yes. it was stupid in r/b, it's downright moronic now
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User Info: CM_Ponch

CM_Ponch
3 years ago#8
No, it encourages people to interact with others
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User Info: Meta289

Meta289
3 years ago#9
The best course of action that doesn't completely change how the Pokemon evolves/retconning it so that it can also evolve when it reaches [x] level would be to introduce a Link Cable item that can be used like a evolutionary stone. Trading the Pokemon and evolving them normally would still work.

wolf rider posted...
For example, they could make it so that Kadabra evolves immediately upon trade but also evolves naturally at level 30 or even 40 somthing.


Implying that level 40+ evolutions are unusual.
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User Info: GeneralCortez

GeneralCortez
3 years ago#10
CM_Ponch posted...
No, it encourages people to interact with others


Not really, especially since its all done online.

If I had wifi, I could simply get someone's friend code from here, and do it, no? Or use whatever the game itself has.

The whole gotta have a friend to do it thing with is over
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