- First we had the three legendary birds. Moltres and Articuno are the source and cradle of the oceans and Zapdos' energy creates the currents and streams. -You have Lugia who was the guardian of the ocean and master of the bird trio.
Already wrong. You're going by the anime, which is unrelated to the games and inconsistent with itself.
Socran's Razor: "Never attribute to massive stupidity by someone else, what could be explained by a tiny bit of stupidity on your own part."