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Shortchanged Legendaries

Most Underused/Misused Legendary in the Anime?

  • Ho-oh

    Votes: 1 11.1%
  • Celebi

    Votes: 1 11.1%
  • Groudon & Kyogre

    Votes: 3 33.3%
  • Deoxys

    Votes: 1 11.1%
  • Cresselia

    Votes: 2 22.2%
  • Heatran

    Votes: 1 11.1%

  • Total voters
    9

SammyW27

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In almost each Generation, there's a Legendary Pokémon who gets the short end of the stick who doesn't get a movie or major storyline and/or is fairly underwhelming.

This thread discuss the poor dopes who were woefully underused/misused in the Show/Movies and vote for the most screwed over of them.

I'll start by voting for Kyogre & Groudon. They barely appeared in "their" movies, the episodes featuring them were among the series worst :dead:

Not far behind is Ho-oh, who's done more as a Pokeball summon in the Super Smash Bros. games than it has EVER done in the TV Show.

Step up ya'll. Time to vent.
 
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Master Cyrus

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Where is Arceus? No God should have gotten the treatment he did. If rayquaza could blow up a meteor, then there's no way arceus couldn't have.
 

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Where is Arceus? No God should have gotten the treatment he did. If rayquaza could blow up a meteor, then there's no way arceus couldn't have.

Oh crap, you're right! :banghead: (Go figure that the God of Pokeworld would be vulnerable to the series' mascot :-|)

Sorry, I didn't think about him at the time :-(
 
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G50

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I feel that Ho-Oh and Cresselia were shortchanged the most. Both didn't have major movie appearances, and there wasn't too much major roles that they had in the anime. Except for Ash spotting Ho-Oh, and the discussions about it. Cresselia had one major episode where it appeared in the end, but there wasn't much after that.
 

Supreme Leader Palpitoad

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Heatran or Cresselia. Heatran only got the ranger ep as far as I know and Cresselia... it got one ep with Darkrai, did it not? I did not watch the whole ep so...
 

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why is Deoxys an option? he was treated excellently

Because I'm not a big fan of him lashing out because he's confused and lonely and then stops when he finds a friend 2 stories in a row (especially in that AG 2-parter). Like his third appearance, but when I enjoy a cameo over two featured roles, that's a problem...

Heatran or Cresselia. Heatran only got the ranger ep as far as I know

She also appeared in Movie 12...which completely treated her like a commoner. Heck, there was one in the first episode of the Sinnoh League in the background belonging to a random trainer.

Cresselia... it got one ep with Darkrai, did it not? I did not watch the whole ep so...

Yes. One ep that would've worked (a lot) better if it had been a two parter. Heck, she was only in half the episode, the "battle" between her and Darkrai was short, dull, and anti-climatic (even Groudon & Kyogre though it sucked), and any Legendary that gets captured by the TRio (especially the DP version) loses points big time...

It's also awkward & askew that she got to show off more moves as a stage hazard in Super Smash Bros. Brawl than here...
 
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If it's okay, I think I'll revive this because Movie 18 has got me thinking about the subject again.

Shot, maybe it'll help some of them.

(Though it seems that poor Ho-Oh is forever doomed not to play any kind of decent role :-( )
 

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Heatran got no less than it deserved. I approve of the decision not to treat it as a legendary in the anime.
 
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