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Basic Trope: Common and weak Mons found early in the game.

  • Straight: In Tropémon, Featherfee and Rod'Unt are a weak bird and rat, respectively. They're found everywhere in the beginning of the game, are used by most Newb-level opponents, and are outclassed as soon as you find anything else.
  • Exaggerated: They are the weakest Mons in the entire game and you can't walk two feet early in the game without running into them.
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  • Downplayed: They are only a little bit weaker and slightly more common than average Mons.
  • Justified: They are intentionally bred to be weak and released to give Newb trainers something to practice battling against and capturing.
  • Inverted:
    • Despite being common, they are the strongest Mons in the entire game.
    • Despite being very weak, they are the rarest Mons in the entire game.
  • Subverted: Both are weak at first, however, Magikarp Power is in effect and if you baby them to level 20, they evolve into very powerful Mons.
  • Double Subverted: ...at least statistically. Their movesets are so putrid that they cannot take advantage of their newfound power.
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  • Zig-Zagged: They are the most common and weakest Mons in the game, and while they get statistically better upon evolving, their movesets remain terrible and they cannot take advantage of their newfound power. However, there is at trainer late in the game who will trade you a pair of Olympus Mons for one of each.
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  • Averted: All Mons in the game are of equal rarity and strength.
  • Enforced: The game is based on an anime in which they are the two most common, yet weak, Mons in the world. This is implemented in gameplay as such.
  • Lampshaded: A veteran NPC trainer watching the Newbs battle Featherfee and Rod'Unt comments "man, there are so many of those things around here and they aren't useful in the least".
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  • Defied: You get an achievement for beating the game with a Featherfee and Rod'Unt in your party.
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