I've just gotten past the Power Plant, and having fought the hoards of poison and dark Pokémon used by Team Flare, it got me wondering why the evil teams always seem to use poison Pokémon. It's especially weird for Team Flare b/c they are so fixated with beauty and appearances that I would think they would only use beautiful Pokémon like Furfrou and Milotic.
Why doesn't Game Freak give the villains more variety for their Pokémon teams, or a least have their Pokémon fit their villain creed?
*looks at Bulbasaur, Oddish, Nidoran* Hmm, they don't look so evil to me. In fact, even ones like Muk and Weezing don't look very evil, but rather ... just the result of circumstance ...
Exactly. There's really no reason to focus so much on poison types for villainous characters. Dark Pokémon are also the go-to type for Team Flare, which is a little strange to me. Since they are Team Flare shouldn't they be using fire types?