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What are the most unpopular Pokemon?

#1theColonial825Posted 4/8/2014 6:48:56 PM
Back when I played Red/Yellow and Gold, most people at my school used a lot of of the same Pokemon. When word got out that a certain Pokemon was good, people would try it.

However, There were Pokemon that no one would use.

I'd like to hear from you all what these Pokemon are nowadays; Unanimously, locally, worldwide, whatever. I would prefer the ones from Gold downwards since I have no knowledge of the ones that came out after, but since this isn't the corresponding board (those boards have less activity than this one) any that you can think of are appreciated.

If you are wondering why, I'm...Putting together a challenge using these forgotten Pokemon. My knowledge of Pokemon is severely outdated lol. Back then the ones I can think of off the top of my head (and their evolutions) were Tangela, Mr. Mime, Beedrill, Magnemite, Farfetch'd, Lickitung, and Electabuzz.
#2BurnedPotatoesPosted 4/8/2014 6:50:02 PM(edited)
Garchomp or Talonflame.

Maybe Charizard.
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#3FightingPolygonPosted 4/8/2014 6:50:30 PM
Grass Type.
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#4MrPerson01Posted 4/8/2014 6:50:57 PM
Maractus.
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#5MoxieAdrenalinePosted 4/8/2014 6:51:48 PM
I had forgotten Clamperl exists.
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#6Xigbar777Posted 4/8/2014 6:53:08 PM
Lumineon. The most "who gives a damn" water type I can think of. It's not cool, not memorable, and not useful for anything other that being a surf slave... and there are a billion better candidates.
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#7theColonial825(Topic Creator)Posted 4/8/2014 6:56:02 PM
FightingPolygon posted...
Grass Type.


Ah, My Favorite.

Still not the first choice of many? lol
#8exid11Posted 4/8/2014 6:57:18 PM
Luvdisc and Lumineon are a must. Probably top 5 worst in the game.
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#9RAcastBlasterPosted 4/8/2014 7:00:14 PM
Xigbar777 posted...
Lumineon. The most "who gives a damn" water type I can think of. It's not cool, not memorable, and not useful for anything other that being a surf slave... and there are a billion better candidates.


It's got a decent enough movepool, two good abilities in Storm Drain and Swift Swim, and it's by and far my favorite 'fish' pokemon. Though to be fair, I have a certain fondness for tropical fish.

Maractus gets my vote, TC. I love its design, but it's very definitely Cacturne's sad cousin. It isn't even immune to sandstorm damage...IT LIVES IN A DESERT!
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#10theColonial825(Topic Creator)Posted 4/8/2014 7:02:29 PM
exid11 posted...
Luvdisc and Lumineon are a must. Probably top 5 worst in the game.


Just searched Luvdisc. wtf