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  1. Lightning Flame Blast

    Controversial opinions

    I think it’s partially for casual audiences. Many of Ash’s pokemon that don’t move the plot end up in the background when they show up, so sprinkling some random ones in there might confuse people that aren’t caught up.
  2. Lightning Flame Blast

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    Well, TR’s pokemon have reason to believe their trainers are up to no good, Sceptile probably thought “Ash” a plan of sorts… hopefully.
  3. Lightning Flame Blast

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    Semantics. Also, Tauros?
  4. Lightning Flame Blast

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    I mean, this battle has literally been in the opening lines this whole saga, no writer/producer with half a brain cell would pull out something like this… hopefully. Ludicolo did get used, actually. It battled Sawyer’d Aegislash.
  5. Lightning Flame Blast

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    There’s also the fact that only a handful of them could realistically keep up in this stage of the tournament. I mean, do we really want to see Totodile or Snivy going up against champions?
  6. Lightning Flame Blast

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    Weren’t the Sailor Moon evolutions intentionally exclusive to the Tsareena line?
  7. Lightning Flame Blast

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    Just for the sake of nitpicking, we knew about his Magmar before it showed up and Gliscor was caught onscreen, so these weren’t really random.
  8. Lightning Flame Blast

    Controversial opinions

    Zoroark is a rare pokemon and there was already one in the family, so it shouldn’t be hard to put two and two together.
  9. Lightning Flame Blast

    Controversial opinions

    To be fair, the games hardly bother to make him stand out either.
  10. Lightning Flame Blast

    Controversial opinions

    I know the company is stingy with full battles, but they oughta throw us a bone for what’s essentially the climax of the whole anime. … phrasing it like that makes it sound so much more exciting than it is.
  11. Lightning Flame Blast

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    Thoughts of Ash battling Lance made me realise… goddamn, Pikachu gets a kick out of slaying Gyarados, doesn’t he? I can think of five just from a ten second brainstorm.
  12. Lightning Flame Blast

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    And yet you still haven’t answered: why is that a good thing? We complain about it because it’s a noxious trope.
  13. Lightning Flame Blast

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    And why exactly is this kind of lazy writing a good thing that we should be supportive of?
  14. Lightning Flame Blast

    Controversial opinions

    So? It’s still a valid complaint when one of the protagonist’s trusted partners is basically filler.
  15. Lightning Flame Blast

    Controversial opinions

    With the way the Greninja backlash still goes on, you could swear it lost to a Charmander. Come on, saying the frog had it worse than Noivern or Torkoal is just grossly hyperbolic and reductive.
  16. Lightning Flame Blast

    Controversial opinions

    Well yes, I suppose it’s not the healthiest way to teach kids how to deal with pent up frustration, but we’ll see. Perharps a more “achievable” battle with Ash can remind him that he isn’t a pushover, he’s just aiming higher than most. If anything I’m concerned about his knuckles, holy fuck...
  17. Lightning Flame Blast

    Controversial opinions

    They’ve been at this dance for who knows how long, it’s only natural that Raihan will crack every once in a while.
  18. Lightning Flame Blast

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    … I hope none of these people have children nowadays
  19. Lightning Flame Blast

    Controversial opinions

    I find the people that say Ash “doesn’t evolve his pokemon” so hilarious, because like… do they expect Ash to completely ignore Pikachu’s desires and chuck a Thunder Stone on his face? Do these people really think this doesn’t have any horrifying implications you wouldn’t want your kids to learn?
  20. Lightning Flame Blast

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    You could make a stretch that this comes from the Kanga mom keeping him stuffed in her pouch, but then that would probably just make him claustrophobic altogether.
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