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Can you name every Pokémon?

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if shown pictures of every single pokémon, would you be able to name them? which ones, if any, would give you trouble?

bonus: would you be able to spell every mon's name (in your preferred language)?
 
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Despite the fact that I have not seen every Pokemon from each of the regions in the anime, I can name quite a decent amount of them, but some of the Gen 6 and 8 ones still stump me.

There are still a few instances where I didn't even know certain ones existed.
 
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No.

Even by Gen 3 I was starting to struggle and by now I don't even bother and just pull up Bulbapedia on my phone anytime I come across a Pokemon I don't recognise.
 
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For the first 4 generations, easily. After that they kinda start blending together, especially some of the not fully evolved pokemon.
 
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Yes, easily, no question. Frankly I could name all of the major human characters, too.

It's mostly the technical stuff that I don't have fanatically memorized. I couldn't tell you what every Pokémon's ability is, what kind of stat spread they have, or what every ability or move does. The more common stuff, sure, but like, I didn't know the move Gear Up existed until literally yesterday.
 
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if shown pictures of every single pokémon, would you be able to name them? which ones, if any, would give you trouble?
Most likely yes.
bonus: would you be able to spell every mon's name (in your preferred language)?
Most likely no. There are some names, such as Mareanie or Blaziken (which I constantly write as Blazekin), that I typically have trouble spelling.
 
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I could probably name everything shown in a picture except for some pokemon from Galar because I didn’t buy SWSH

As for spelling, that part’s a little tricky. It took me like eight years to notice that Groudon isn’t spelled “Groundon” or how to spell Exeggcute. Dunno if I could do better now.
 
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Yes, easily, no question. Frankly I could name all of the major human characters, too.

It's mostly the technical stuff that I don't have fanatically memorized. I couldn't tell you what every Pokémon's ability is, what kind of stat spread they have, or what every ability or move does. The more common stuff, sure, but like, I didn't know the move Gear Up existed until literally yesterday.
Oh, that's interesting, because I reckon I'd be better at roughly gauging stat spreads than I would getting all the names for the basic and stage one species from Gens 6-onwards. I have quite a good visual memory, and the way certain sites (particularly Smogon) present and colour-code stat spreads makes them particularly 'sticky'. Shown any Pokémon, I'd say I can tell you what its best stat is.
 
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if shown pictures of every single pokémon, would you be able to name them? which ones, if any, would give you trouble?
i probably could, but maybe with some hiccups
bonus: would you be able to spell every mon's name (in your preferred language)?
hell no, i have troubly spelling pukumuku (or is it pyukumuku), i always have trouble
 
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this is.... perhaps embarrassing maybe, but yes. i have had some trouble in the past recalling pokemon by memory, but if i was shown photos, i don't think i'd have trouble except for maybe some of the gen 7 ones.

and yes, i think i'd be able to spell their names.
 
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I can name them all in English. I have multiple lists on my notebooks so I doubt it would be possible to me to forget them even if I wanted. When a new one is revealed I learn it within a week if it was revealed via trailer or within a month if it's revealed in a game.

Spelling-wise the ones who give me the most trouble are the ones with double letters like Diglett and Exeguttor.

In Japanese I haven't counted how many I know, but it's probably somewhere between 400 and 500. I learn them through the anime, Dogasu's comparisons, forum posts and Bulbapedia. I know I remember all of Gen V because of this song, but only a dozen or so from Gen III. I learned too the whole of Gen IV when it came out but I don't know I could remember all of them today.
 
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If I ever apply to a job related to Nintendo, I will definitely bring up the fact I can 100% name all Pokémon in English, ~50-60% in Japanese, and ~30% in French.
 
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Easily!

There are some great Pokémon quizzes on Sporcle that give you only the types of the 'mons to go on. I think it's a good brain exercise. Maybe less "universal" than other lists of things, but still!!
 
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over 800 Pokemon, I wouldn't be able to remember them all
same time having to memoirze other more important stuff (work phone numbers)

I could mention about half of the Pokemon or so... the ones I will struggle with are the ones I mainly dislike, many from the 8th gen
showing a photo of each, I might around 70% or so, probably not many from 8th gen

way too many to memorize
 
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Yes, I know all Pokémon names, how to spell them, and I know all of their types. I could actually name most mons without pictures, I'm pretty sure I got 700+ when I did the "name all Pokémon" Sporcle quiz.
 
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I can, Gen 1 to 7 at least. It tends to take a while before I have memorized all the names of the new gen, but I don't think I would struggle too hard with Gen 8. I also know a lot of Japanese Pokemon names due to having watched the Pokemon anime in Japanese for years and years.
 
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