- Awesome Art: If you've heard about this series in the past, it was because of PurpleKecleon's art, right? Depressingly, nowadays, her art is base-breaking and she's become a point of contention.
- Broken Base: During the group's run, the dark content is either cool and shows a mature, realistic, and dark side of an adventure world where Pokémon live, or it's just plain wrong and doesn't work with Pokémon, especially since the group came off as a family-friendly project. According to one account, the "dark turn", such as when Ceylon was required to die note in order to progress the story, was already planned by the get-go, whether the other members like it or not.
- Ensemble Dark Horse: Devonshire, by far being the most popular leader of the three Guilds due to his backstory and disturbing tendencies. Some of the members of the group admitted that they only joined the Rogues because they liked Devonshire so much.
- Overshadowed by Controversy: Nowadays, PurpleKecleon/glitchedpuppet/Melanie has come under scrutiny for accusations of sexual misconduct that will not be discussed here. It should be warned that Kiwi Farms, a major source of information regarding the drama, is known for harassment, so be cautious in taking in what information you hear.
- The Scrappy: Word of God states that Winston became this for the administrators, eventually culminating in his death in-universe. In a more normal sense, Anana is often viewed as a Scrappy, due to her manipulative behavior and sickeningly sweet demeanor. The side story Complementaries is taking steps to reduce that.
- What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?: With its themes of graphic violence, death, romance, gender identity, body manipulation, blackmail, and inappropriate maid wear, many might be taken aback by just how much PMD-E isn't kid friendly, unlike its much tamer source material. Some of this has actually been lent as evidence to the sexual misconduct drama surrounding PurpleKecleon.
- The Un-Twist: Enough hints are dropped that Gunpowder's physical sex being what it is wasn't as shocking to some users as it was to others.
- Too Good to Last: PMD-Explorers was abruptly cancelled by PurpleKecleon in favor of starting Floraverse a couple of days later.
YMMV / PMD-Explorers