“WHO’S THAT POKÉMON?!” It’s whoever your favorite and least favorite are. What with the world so washed away with the popularity of the hit mobile game Pokémon Go, we thought we’d take the opportunity to talk about some Pokémon. Also, it’s a reprieve from the brutally hard questions like “favorite console” or “favorite protagonist”. So many choices! There may be a ton of options with the Pokémon, too, but it seems easier to pick out the ones we like and dislike most. This challenge is so universal, be sure to tell us your answer in the comments below!
“What are your Favorite and Least Favorite Pokémon?“
The Timely Mage
I generally like either Pokémon that I find to be cute (Vulpix, Sandshrew, Fennekin, Aron, etc) or cool (Dragonair, Charizard, Luxray, Jolteon, Vaporeon, etc) but my favorite is a mix of both, that being Umbreon. It embodies both sides of the spectrum while also integrating one of my favorite types, color, and being a part of the Eevee family.
My least favorite Pokémon might have to be Jynx (’nuff said).
The Black Humor Mage
The Rage Mage
Maybe I played Pokémon like when I was four or five? I’m not into cockfighting, either. But even from a young age, I said “screw the starters” and used a team of Magikarps. Their worthless splashing was a metaphor for the existential pointlessness of society. And Gyarados owned the rage. The Dragon Rage.
Least favorite? Every lame
Digimon Pokémon after the first generation. Yeah. That’s right. You should feel bad about something you couldn’t control, like when you were born. Isn’t life unfair? *cue Tidus laugh* “Hah. Hah. Hah. Hah. Hah.”
The Green Screen Mage
Tropius is my favorite Pokémon! Ruby came out when I was getting better at gaming and I LOVED it. Little 10-year-old me who was obsessed with Brachiosaurus comes across this dinosaur with leaf wings was fantastic!
Least favorite was really hard. Sure there are annoying ones, but I feel like they have there places…. then I remembered Mr. Mime. That horrific gangly man-like thing whose hands haunt me to this day.
The White Out Mage
Among my favorites are: Charmander, Jigglypuff, Psyduck, Farfetch’d and mah Growlithe. They’re all really cute. Of those ones, Psyduck is my favorite! He’s really bashful and he has a blank stare that makes him silly.
And as for least favorite… Mr. Mime. Ugh, he drives me nuts. It’s super creepy that he’s like a humanoid-thing. You can’t tell me he’s a Pokémon when (almost) all the others are animals.
The Well-Red Mage
My two favorites are Bulbasaur and Psyduck. I always chose Bulbasaur as my starter because I love his plant-aesthetic. Everyone I knew picked Charmander, so my life was a hard one. Psyduck (like the White Out Mage) is my ultimate favorite though, mostly because of the anime. Plus he utilizes moves from my favorite two types: Water and Psychic. I also liked Mewtwo and Gengar a lot.
As for least favorite, I generally dislike the boring Pokémon that don’t have much interesting going for them: Seel, Dewgong, Lickitung, Krabby (it’s literally just a regular crab spelled with a “K”, but I named mine “Patty” in Pokémon Go). Taurus is my least, least, least favorite. Is he anyone’s favorite? Super boring.