Am I the only one who hates gendered Pokemon?

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User Info: Matu_Van_Ar

Matu_Van_Ar
4 years ago#1
I just simply don't understand why they exist.
...like... WHAT'S THE POINT?!!

Why are there Pokemon like the Nidoqueen/Nidoking lines, or pokemon like Volbeat/Illumise, or guys like Gallade?

Certain ones I kind of understand, like Gallade... But why does the difference in gender between, say, Nidoking and Nidoqueen count enough to make them two different species of Pokemon, but all male and female Pikachus are just Pikachu?

Just kind of silly, I think. doesn't make a whole lot of sense.
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4 years ago#3
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User Info: Ultima_Wraith

Ultima_Wraith
4 years ago#4
Matu_Van_Ar posted...
I just simply don't understand why they exist.
...like... WHAT'S THE POINT?!!

Why are there Pokemon like the Nidoqueen/Nidoking lines, or pokemon like Volbeat/Illumise, or guys like Gallade?

Certain ones I kind of understand, like Gallade... But why does the difference in gender between, say, Nidoking and Nidoqueen count enough to make them two different species of Pokemon, but all male and female Pikachus are just Pikachu?

Just kind of silly, I think. doesn't make a whole lot of sense.


Ths is just a remnant from the first game when they were the only ones with genders, had all of them been given genders, they most likely would have been one species.
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User Info: The_Sol_Blader

The_Sol_Blader
4 years ago#5
Ah, read something wrong. But I dont' see what's the problem
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User Info: BrassBirch

BrassBirch
4 years ago#6
I never really about the "gender pokemon" cared to be honest.

User Info: Matu_Van_Ar

Matu_Van_Ar
4 years ago#7
See, I was thinking the same thing. I know Gen I didn't have genders.
But why Volbeat/Illumise, then? I know there's at least one other example, maybe 2. Post Gen-1 I mean.
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User Info: Ultima_Wraith

Ultima_Wraith
4 years ago#8
Matu_Van_Ar posted...
See, I was thinking the same thing. I know Gen I didn't have genders.
But why Volbeat/Illumise, then? I know there's at least one other example, maybe 2. Post Gen-1 I mean.


Maybe they thought "Well we did it with one species, might as well have one or two more like that"
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User Info: SlimeStack

SlimeStack
4 years ago#9
Nidoran were made before Pokémon had genders, so that's why they made two separate species.

Volbeat and Illumise were made because GameFreak wanted to kill off the franchise with terrible Pokémon in Gen 3. Or maybe they wanted to give them visual differences based on gender and gender differences weren't implemented until Gen 4. I think it's a bit of both tbh.
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User Info: TehKrimboElf

TehKrimboElf
4 years ago#10
Is it really that big of a deal? Does it really effect you that much?
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