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Worst Evolution Method

#71Safer_777Posted 2/12/2014 4:42:52 AM
Why people put trades as the worst? That is the spirit of Pokemon games. To interact with other people. Why play Pokemon if not to interact with other people? For me Friendship ones are the worst. You have to give vitamins and then equip soothe bell and just run around. For trades you just find a guy and you trade and then they trade you back. Easy and well everyone helps with that usually.
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#72AleinAtrydaPosted 2/12/2014 4:50:40 AM
I voted for stone evolutions, but anything that requires item that often is limited to 1 per game, or is very hard to get is guilty here. I'm speaking from perspective of someone who doesn't want to hack his game to get thousands of evo stones/evo items. If I did that I could just as well just create evolved pokemon, skipping the evo items.

Stone evolutions might not require other person to make an evo, but making an evo like that means the pokemon won't learn new moves from leveling, so you have to wait until stupidly high levels before evolving, and decide on your final moveset before evolving. If you later want to change just single move you might need to rebreed. I think this gen fixed it a bit by making move relearner remember also moves from previous evo stages.

I might be a little biased as I spend almost 2 weeks trying to get dusk stone from stupid baloon minigame in X before it finally dropped. People online were asking for unreasonable things for that stone(like shiny with good stats).
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#73fawful_XPosted 2/12/2014 4:52:33 AM
Dear gods, Trade Evolution.

Young me desperately wanted a Gengar in the Red/Blue days. Unfortunately, young me did not have the blessing of a 2nd gameboy and a link cable, and nobody I knew had one. Ever since then, I despised trade evos.
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#74EurashalPosted 2/12/2014 6:49:26 AM
PID Evos (Wurmple)
Stat based Evos (Tyrogue)
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#75gkathellarPosted 2/12/2014 6:53:00 AM
Was going to vote for trade evolutions, but then I saw the option for Hitmontop's evolution method.

Somehow, GF managed to come up with something even more obnoxious than trade evolutions.
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#76Ansem_the_evilPosted 2/12/2014 6:54:15 AM
For me its easy stat evolution I remember the nightmare days of betting a milotic by maxing beuty in ruby, trading has never been an issue for me since all my friends have played ppkemon with me since red and blue
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#77Plasma EXEPosted 2/12/2014 7:00:12 AM(edited)
Trade evolution really isn't that bad if you have friends that play the game.

I hate the obscure evolutions like needing a dark type on your team to evolve pancham as finding things out like that is nearly impossible without a guide (went through half the game trying to find out why it wouldn't evolve). Hitmontop is probably the most notable for the stupidest requirement, they could have made it related to happiness or something than having exact equal stats which is nearly impossible without EV training.
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#78SabreWlfPosted 2/12/2014 7:00:46 AM
Trade, most notably the with-item variety. Hate those
#79legendriderPosted 2/12/2014 7:06:06 AM
Trade evo's, I hate them.
They're annoying

Especially ones were they must hold a held item.
But now that I have easier access to wifi, I don't mind them as much as I did in the past, where for RSE I relied on colosseum for trade evo's, and in DPPt, I used to GTS trade glitch to evolve my Pokemon.
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#80Dark2Posted 2/12/2014 8:02:09 AM
none of above cuz I have 3 pokemon games and 2 3DSs.

If event evolution was exist or mega stone is included, I will complaint lots.