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Old March 17th, 2014 (1:27 PM).
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Hitmonlee. Offense is much better that defense, and in this case that means Himonchan<Hitmonlee

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Old March 17th, 2014 (4:40 PM).
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I usually go with Hitmonchan. Although the elemental punches don't favor his attack stat, they make him more appealing to me. That, and I like his design while I'm not a huge fan of Hitmonlee design-wise.
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Old March 18th, 2014 (2:17 AM).
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Hitmonlee all the way!! I love how his main way of attacking is kicks. He also has a better attack stat, and since the elemental punches are still considered Special in the 3rd gen, Hitmonchan is not as appealing as it could be!

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Old March 18th, 2014 (5:33 AM).
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On most cases, I would pick Hitmonchan, then on other situations it would be Hitmonlee.

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Old March 18th, 2014 (7:30 AM).
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I actually never actively used either in my main playthroughs - even though it was pretty sweet to be given a Level 25 Pokémon potentially before earning the 4th badge. It's probably a good thing I never did use them, really - I never thought of the fact that the Elemental Punches would've been considered Special attacks back then, and so would've been preeeeeeeeeeeeetty frustrating for them not to've been nearly as effective as they should've been!

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Old March 18th, 2014 (12:07 PM).
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Hitmonchan was my usual choice since I liked his design but in the third gen there wasn't yet a physical/special split so his punches weren't the best. Nowadays I go with Hitmonlee - it does the trick a wee bit better in FR/LG.
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Old March 19th, 2014 (8:54 PM).
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I really like Hitmonlee to be honest. Hitmonchan has a better move-pool but I always loved the Muay Tai pokemon. I really hope one day he can learn blaze kick in the newer games. But back in my Red and Firered days I loved the heck out of Hitmonchan. Although he was always replaced by Heracross or Primeape lol

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Old March 23rd, 2014 (6:05 AM).
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Hitmonchan I like his move set more.
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Old March 23rd, 2014 (2:06 PM).
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I like Hitmonchan a lot more than Hitmonlee.

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Old March 29th, 2014 (9:50 AM).
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I usually go with Hitmonchan since I kinda like it more than Hitmonlee- Not sure what is it about Hitmonlee that I don't like though. Maybe the design? I love elemental punches on Hitmonchan though.
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