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20th May '17 6:06:40 AM dutchguy1986
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** The anime itself is not a perfect rehash of the gamnes; Red for example caught a Caterpie and Spearow before entering Viridian City and encountered a Nidoran before said city as well, which does not happen in the games. whose to say that wild Bulbasaur, Eevee, ect aren't around in this anime verse?

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** The anime itself is not a perfect rehash of the gamnes; games; Red for example caught a Caterpie and Spearow before entering Viridian City and encountered a Nidoran before said city as well, which does not happen in the games. whose to say that wild Bulbasaur, Eevee, ect aren't around in this anime verse?
14th Jun '16 9:45:28 AM Forenperser
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*** Even if it doesn't mention it explicitly, it clearly shows it on several occasions (Double kick on Geodude Onix, Bubble on Charmander etc)
7th Jun '16 2:19:59 AM SJMistery
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*** Actually, on Yellow, Nidoran's moveset was shuffled around precisely to let him learn Double Kick early. Game Freak realized that if the rock-ground types had already a massive advantage to players that choose Charmander, on Yellow it would be worse, as you get stuck with Pikachu, thus they gave Double Kick to Nidoran at level 12 from those games onwards to give players a chance against the electric-immune rock-ground types of Brock's Gym. It makes sense for Nidoran to have low kick that early if you remember that. On Rhyhorn, it's implied those pokemon are at much higher level than 45, and they are NOT the pokemon he uses normally as the gym leader, with Horn Drill hitting without fail on something as slow as Rhydon, so regardless of wether we count the recent OHKO mechanics or the old ones, this means a very tough opponent, plus the super-effective Double Kick from Jolteon barely doing damage, and the boast that Giovanni sends out before the start of the battle.
22nd May '16 2:17:46 PM dotchan
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* Compared to Ash, Red has an even less excuse to not know anything about Pokemon. He is a ten year old kid ''obsessed'' with them. He watches Pokemon matches on a regular basis. His neighbor, Professor Oak, gives frequent talks about Pokemon. But Red doesn't even know anything about Type advantage!
23rd Feb '16 11:37:30 PM OrangenChan
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* Why did it take Red so long to figure out that Mew was out there? He quoted that "Mew gave birth - we gave the newborn mewtwo".

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* Why did it take Red so long to figure out that Mew was out there? He quoted that "Mew gave birth - we gave the newborn mewtwo".mewtwo".
** If he read the journals, which the quote implies that he did, then Red would likely know that the scientists found Mew way out in a remote area in South America. If that's still true in Origins, he probably just assumed he'd never run into it. That, or... Red possibly didn't read that part, or he just forgot.
24th Jan '16 4:09:54 PM ReyKenobi
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** The special tends to ignore levels in terms of when certain mons learn their moves. For instance, Nidoran shouldn't be able to learn double-kick until 46 in the original games, yet knew it in the battle against Onix. It's further implied Red's pokemon are vastly low leveled compared to Charizard.

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** The special tends to ignore levels in terms of when certain mons learn their moves. For instance, Nidoran shouldn't be able to learn double-kick until 46 in the original games, yet knew it in the battle against Onix. It's further implied Red's pokemon are vastly low leveled compared to Charizard.Charizard.
* Why did it take Red so long to figure out that Mew was out there? He quoted that "Mew gave birth - we gave the newborn mewtwo".
28th May '15 1:21:30 AM Bourne~Endeavor
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*** Seems more like Jolteon was engulfed by the Thunderbolt and hit everywhere, not just the eyes.

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*** Seems more like Jolteon was engulfed by the Thunderbolt and hit everywhere, not just the eyes.eyes.
** The special tends to ignore levels in terms of when certain mons learn their moves. For instance, Nidoran shouldn't be able to learn double-kick until 46 in the original games, yet knew it in the battle against Onix. It's further implied Red's pokemon are vastly low leveled compared to Charizard.
24th Apr '15 7:26:31 AM jordanthejq12
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** Not to mention Rhydon has 45 SpA, Jolteon has 95 SpD, and Electric resists itself. A resisted, non-STAB hit at full health from a Pokemon with virtually no SpA stat. Okay then.

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** Not to mention Rhydon has 45 SpA, Special Attack, Jolteon has 95 SpD, Special Defense, and Electric resists itself. A resisted, non-STAB hit at full health from a Pokemon with virtually no SpA Special Attack stat. Okay then.
24th Apr '15 7:25:49 AM jordanthejq12
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** Not to mention Rhydon has 45 SpA, Jolteon has 95 SpD, and Electric resists itself. A resisted, non-STAB hit at full health from a Pokemon with virtually no SpA stat. Okay then.
6th Jul '14 11:45:43 PM Shadao
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** It's quite justified by ''where'' Jolteon was hit: [[EyeScream the eyes]]. Poor Pokemon had probably fainted for the sheer pain...

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** It's quite justified by ''where'' Jolteon was hit: [[EyeScream the eyes]]. Poor Pokemon had probably fainted for the sheer pain...pain...
*** Seems more like Jolteon was engulfed by the Thunderbolt and hit everywhere, not just the eyes.
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