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Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

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Pokemon would be a rather boring affair if absolutely everyone's team was just made up of Legendaries. Indeed, some of the most popular Pokemon in the history of the game don't have Legendary status at all: they're just cool to look at or uniquely appealing in some way. Here are 10 of the coolest Pokemons currently in the Pokedex.

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Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Slinkington » 17 Dec 2012, 13:15

Charizard and Gyarados made it onto the list, so I am happy.
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Tamzily01 » 17 Dec 2012, 13:26

I agree with a lot of this list. Lucario is just awesome, Umbreon and Zoroark are two of my favourite Dark types (after Absol and Weavile), I have a lot of respect for Arcanine from using one in Black 2, and Charizard is...well, Charizard.
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby King Slazo » 17 Dec 2012, 13:31

Not sure why Eevee's in there, its cute, not cool. And Ditto is a really werd choice. Agree with all the rest though.
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby skyluigi » 17 Dec 2012, 13:37

Lucario and Zoroark!?
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby shy guy 64 » 17 Dec 2012, 13:50

lucario and eevee are awesome but the rest are ok i guess
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby K-tet » 17 Dec 2012, 13:53

Eevee = More cute than cool.
Umbreon = Not a cat. More a rabbit. The Eeveelutions are more rabbit-like in appearance. The closest to a cat arguably is Espeon and that looks more like a Carbuncle (which are more rabbit-like than cat-like anyway).

Charizard is cool, but a little too predictable to be at the top. Mind you, more love for Charizard won't go amiss. He needs all the love he can get given how he's fallen so hard from grace it's unbelievable for die-hard Char fans.

As for the rest of the list... The three I definitely agree on for staples are Gengar, Lucario, and Arcanine. Gengar's just class and hasn't really lost its coolness. Lucario's an excellent Pokémon overall, and who wouldn't want a Jackal that can shoot Hadouken's willy-nilly, and then there's Arcanine; quite possibly the best Dog Pokémon out there. Well-rounded usable stats, and a movepool that now benefits with Close Combat to take out any threat, and just look at how majestic he looks...

Arcanine's definitely the coolest looking in my books. No exceptions! \o/
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Postby Commandervideo » 17 Dec 2012, 14:50

7 out of the 10 are GEN1 which goes to show how darn awesome GEN1 'mon truly are. Go Arcanine!
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby lrwr14 » 17 Dec 2012, 15:22

Arcanine, along with blaziken are my favourite pokemon.
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby mushroomchow » 17 Dec 2012, 15:47

Agree with all except Lucario. Lameness abounds, especially after his crappy appearence in Smash Bros. Did someone say spamming shadow ball?

Pleeeease, Mewtwo is far more badass.
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby carnivine chaos » 17 Dec 2012, 15:58

mushroomchow wrote:Agree with all except Lucario. Lameness abounds, especially after his crappy appearence in Smash Bros. Did someone say spamming shadow ball?

Pleeeease, Mewtwo is far more badass.

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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Mew3 » 17 Dec 2012, 16:27

mushroomchow wrote:Agree with all except Lucario. Lameness abounds, especially after his crappy appearence in Smash Bros. Did someone say spamming shadow ball?

Pleeeease, Mewtwo is far more badass.

I agree that Mewtwo is better but Lucario isn't that bad
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Ai64 » 17 Dec 2012, 16:36

Too good and possible for Charizard to be no.1. It's mostly a must have too. :)
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Twinkle » 17 Dec 2012, 16:55

I like all the pokemon shown but I really wouldn't agree completely with this list. :P :?
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Pyron12 » 17 Dec 2012, 17:18

I'd replace Ditto and Eevee with Hydreigon and Dusknoir
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby IG-42 » 17 Dec 2012, 17:38

guys garchomp exists!
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby vtheyoshi » 17 Dec 2012, 18:13

I approve of the inclusion of Lucario. Though you should have included Ninetails for the sole reason that it more or less appears in Okami.

Also, why haven't you put Magicarp as the coolest Pokemon????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby DynamicPunch202 » 17 Dec 2012, 19:57

I'm really annoyed Golurk isn't there. I mean, he looks like a giant robot, he's over 9 foot tall and he can fly. How is that not awesome?

But Charizard is my favourite pokemon so I'm very happy he's at the top and I really like Lucario and Arcanine as well. But still not happy about the lack of Golurk.
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Xaltheron » 17 Dec 2012, 20:14

Great, even ONM has jumped on the "Gen 1 is the best" bandwagon?
I mean seriously, Eevee and Ditto are cooler than the likes of Hydreigon, Braviary, Salamance, Metagross or Tyranitar?
Still, at least Lucario and Zoroark made it, two of my favourites right there :)
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby K-tet » 17 Dec 2012, 23:42

I wouldn't say they've jumped on the "Gen 1 is the best" bandwagon (as they did concur that Gen 2 is the best upon reflection, as do many Pokémon fans that have been acquainted with the series for its 15 years so far), just in their eyes they find the Gen 1 Pokémon more cool looking. Nothing wrong with passing an opinion for all of us to discuss.
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby superthingymabob » 18 Dec 2012, 08:39

Eevee is overrated. It's not good as a pokemon, and Metapod wouldn't be on this list if it had 7 evolutions.
Ditto? Really? It's hard to think of that as cool.
Personally, I don't like Blastoise, but y'know, that's just me.
All the rest are fine, but I would've liked to have seen more of a spread across the generations. Gen 3 exists!
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Waldy565 » 18 Dec 2012, 22:24

yet another mag feature... I always preffered Espeon over Umbreon, but that's just me. Happy to see Blastoise on the list, yet I prefer Swampert/Mudkip over him. Like Lucario (especially after seeing his appearance in SSBB) and Zoroark, there cool. And Charizard, oh Charizard!
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Waldy565 » 18 Dec 2012, 22:26

K-tet wrote:and then there's Arcanine; quite possibly the best Dog Pokémon out there. Well-rounded usable stats, and a movepool that now benefits with Close Combat to take out any threat, and just look at how majestic he looks...

Arcanine's definitely the coolest looking in my books. No exceptions! \o/

You have my respect there, my friend. I can't put it better than "and then there's Arcanine, (not quite possibly but:) the BEST Dog Pokemon out there! :)
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Re: Top 10 cool Pokemon that aren't Legendary

Postby Pallaton » 13 Apr 2013, 13:40

Charizard and Arcanine are clearly the best. I just reckon the whole first generation is the best. Definitely the most original.
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