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Old August 15th, 2013, 03:35 AM
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Do you ever use in-game traded Pokemon? I've always planned to but I never end up doing it! I'm pretty sure everyone who played G/S/C remembered Rocky the Onix and used him at least once!

I wanted to use Charap the Chatot in D/P/Pt, I guess I was just too lazy to wait for the next gym badge so the Pokemon could obey me.

There are a few 'one off' Pokemon in FireRed/LeafGreen such as Mr. Mime, Farfetch'd and Jynx that can be obtained through in-game trades which you can't obtain anywhere else in the game.

How did the traded Pokemon go if you ended up using it?
If you didn't decide to use one, why?
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Old August 15th, 2013, 03:39 AM
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I don't usually use in-game traded Pokemon at all, they are usually species I don't like a lot or I already have a planned team by the time I get to them. Some do have their uses though.
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Old August 15th, 2013, 05:15 AM
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Very rarely. I used Rocky on HeartGold last time though. Then despite having already evolved him, I traded him for Rusty (hence how Jasmine can still use a Steelix despite having given me hers xD).

I would probably use Hornlette too, if it weren't obtained so late in the game.
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Old August 15th, 2013, 05:25 AM
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I did use Makitt (the traded Makuhita from Rustboro) and training it even before defeating Roxanne, in Ruby gameplay, even though sometimes it would not go well due to having no badges yet.
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Old August 15th, 2013, 05:53 AM
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I never use traded Pokemon for very long, just because I tend not to like their species too much. I would have prolly used the Jinx in R/B/Y but I never got a Poliwhirl early enough to be worthwhile trading on for Jinx.
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Old August 15th, 2013, 06:01 AM
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I actually never really use ingame pokemon I remember using A mr.mime In firered and You can get a machamp In yellow so those are the only ingame pokemon ive ever used Mostly Because I dont like them or have them or already have a team planned out
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Old August 15th, 2013, 06:04 AM
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I never used the in-game trade Pokemon at all; I mainly traded for them as Dex filler.
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Old August 15th, 2013, 06:29 AM
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I have only used "Dux" the farfecth'd in Leaf green as my flying type.
the rest of them I have never tried to use them.
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Old August 15th, 2013, 07:34 AM
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I hate nicknamed Pokémon so that answers that.
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Old August 15th, 2013, 08:37 AM
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In-game trades, I never really found them useful (Some were even counter-intuitive, for example Dragonair for Dodrio) and I never even knew many of them even existed anyways.
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Old August 15th, 2013, 09:39 AM
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I don't use in-game traded Pokémon at all, because most of them either have bad stats, nature, or ability. They also have a tendency of having bad nicknames. xD I like it better to catch and train Pokémon all by myself. The only reason I trade my Pokémon in-game is to fill up my Pokédex. Whenever I get my hands on these traded Pokémon, I put them in my PC box immediately. After that, they just sit there and collect dust.
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Old August 15th, 2013, 09:51 AM
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I rarely even did in-game trades unless I was trying to fill that spot on the Pokedex, so no I never used them.
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Old August 16th, 2013, 12:57 AM
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From what I can remember, I've used three Pokemon from in-game trades as part of my team- Skitit in Sapphire, Kazza in Platinum and Eeks in White. I've always found that too many of the in-game trades give you Pokemon with strange nicknames though (Doris the Dodrio, Billy the Voltorb, Paul the Xatu, Minipete the Emolga, etc.), so I'd generally just stick those ones in the box once I got them.
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Old August 16th, 2013, 02:26 AM
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I really don't like most nicknames on ingame traded pokémon xD Mostly that is the reason I don't use them.

In my last Leaf Green run though, I put Mimien on my team because I wanted a different psychic type than Hypno/Kadabra which I usually employ in Kanto. And Mimien was a better name than Mr. Mime imo! Mimien is great, tbh. I've underrated that species, definitely. Only problem was that he grew so fast that at times he disobeyed me. Oh you, game mechanics, you got me there.

Other than him though, I don't use them. I'd only in-game trade to get species I can't capture in the wild or that are tedious to find or obtain.
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Old August 16th, 2013, 08:25 AM
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Nah, not really. When I got Rocky in HG I thought I'd use him more, but he ended up going in the PC after a while.
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Old August 18th, 2013, 12:16 PM
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Ch'ding the Farfetch'd is my flying type in Leaf Green. It's the only in game trade Pokemon I've ever used.
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Old August 18th, 2013, 12:53 PM
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I only get traded Pokémon for Pokédex completion. I don't use them because most are of species I'm not interested in, and I don't like Pokémon with nicknames.
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Old August 22nd, 2013, 04:14 PM
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I have only done this a couple of times, the only one I remember was trading a Drowsee for Muscle the female Machop. It makes Whitney a ton easier.
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Old August 22nd, 2013, 04:30 PM
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I used the Mr. Mime in Fire Red and trained him a ton. Then, I remember having an OP Charizard and Mr. Mime and basically wiping out the Elite 4 with Flamethrower and Magical Leaf.
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Old August 22nd, 2013, 07:39 PM
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I've never used an in-game traded Pokemon before, no matter how quickly they are said to grow. They either are not the Pokemon for my team that I had in mind, have lousy stats and natures, or I just simply do not care to train it. I only do the trades to complete my Pokedex.
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Old August 22nd, 2013, 07:46 PM
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As with Synerjee, I don't use Pokémon that I've acquired through in-game trades. Traded Pokémon from other live people are so much better♪
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Old August 23rd, 2013, 03:43 AM
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On more than one occasion. On one playthrough of Black (a Nuzlocke), I used the Petilil in Nacrene City I traded for a Cottonee. And in White 2 (a Monotype), I traded Petilil for Cottonee, because the Prankster ability is good.

And in my SoulSilver Ground Monotype that i'm doing for the Ultimate, i'm using Rocky, the Onix you get in Violet City for a Bellsprout (I needed a third Pokémon at the time, but that boosted EXP helps because of how pitiful training in HGSS is).
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Old September 1st, 2013, 06:55 PM
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I try to avoid it under most circumstances.

One notable exception would be the Soulsilver randomize nuzlocke I'm doing, and in which the free shuckle I got ended up being a Latios. Yes, "Shuckie the Latios." XD
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Old September 2nd, 2013, 08:46 PM
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I only used Muscle the Machop from Silver in order to get by Whitney. That was all...after that I just boxed the poor thing after I evolved it to Machoke.
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Old September 25th, 2013, 07:35 AM
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I would use them if they didn't have those stupid nicknames. If their names were clear then I would use them for the EXP boost!
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