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For detailed information about this series, see: Bulbapedia or the Pokémon Wiki.

Summary on this verse

Pokémon is a video game franchise owned by Nintendo and developed by Gamefreak that made it's first release on the Game Boy and has turned into one of the most successful video-game media franchises by Nintendo. The series involves creatures of different types and elements fighting each other in a rock-paper-scissors-like fashion with the player trying to catch and train them. It became one of the world's most recognizable fads and it was popular enough to spawn an anime, toys, many movies, and a manga. It's the second largest selling video game franchise of all time, only surpassed by Mario Bros, another franchise owned by Nintendo.

Power of the Verse:

This series has cosmic Legendaries such as Arceus who created the Pokémon Multiverse and Giratina who is a Universal+ anti-matter manipulator, along with Dialga and Palkia, who have control over time and space respectively. The series also has the Weather Trio, who are responsible for shaping the main planet setting of the series. It consists of Groudon, who creates continents, Kyogre, who expands the sea, and Rayquaza, who is superior to both and ends the conflict between the two Pokémon. The Legendaries in this verse in general are usually very powerful either in terms of raw power such as Regigigas being able to tow continents or hax such as Xerneas being able to grant and control life and Hoopa's manipulation of hyperspace. Many Pokémon, both Legendary and non-Legendary, are capable of using hax techniques in forms of moves, usually in form of Ghost and Psychic Types, and abilities such as intensifying gravity (Gravity) and attacking with mirages (Night Shade). Overall, it is a pretty powerful franchise.


Rules

Due to the myriad of mediums and dozens of authors who've worked on the franchise, Pokémon is extremely inconsistent and is often plagued with irregular showings of power or weakness for the sake of the plot and for the sake of gameplay (i.e. the player being able to defeat and capture Arceus, a higher-dimensional being). While legendaries are easy to scale via having a lot of lore, a good amount of feats, and normally not being riddled with PIS in other adaptations, non-legendaries are the exact opposite. They have little statistic related lore, almost no feats, and are riddled with PIS on the regular. For this reason, it is better to strictly go with the scaling rules recently recreated for any Pokemon that's not a legendary, which are listed below. Note that stats don't matter in the slightest, as for the most part, they're game mechanics. While there are parts of it that can be applied to stats (like Tyranitar or Dragonite being superior to a majority of Pokemon), most aren't (for example, Rattata will be treated as in the same tier as someone like Mankey, Chansey, and Rhyhorn)

Powerful 3rd form Pokemon, powerful 2-Stage fully evolved Pokemon, Pokemon that Mega Evolve (excluding Audino and Beedrill), and powerful non-evolving Pokemon, should be Town level, likely City level (with very few exceptions) via scaling to Pokemon like Gyarados, Charizard, Gigalith, Ampharos, Rhydon, and Typhlosion.

Second form Pokemon, final forms of Baby Pokemon (except Lucario, Snorlax, Electivire, and Magmortar), and most first form or the weaker 2-Stage fully evolved Pokemon should be Multi City Block level+ via scaling to Pokemon like Pidgeotto, Dugtrio, and Magneton.

Final forms of the early game bugs should be City Block level+ via being stronger than first form Pokemon, but weaker than second form Pokemon.

First form Pokemon and second forms of Baby Pokemon, along with the four aforementioned excluded baby Pokemon should be Large Building level, as every Pokemon is much stronger than Magikarp, which has a Large Building level durability feat in canon.

Baby Pokemon should be Wall level via just being superhuman in general.

Magikarp, Feebas, Wishiwashi (Singular), and Wimpod are Below Average Human, with Magikarp having the durability listed above. These Pokemon are incredibly weak, and are easily hunted by normal humans (Except Magikarp, who, while capable of being hunted, are difficult to be taken apart)

All Pokemon are Transonic. They are all capable of dodging multiple sound based moves, like Growl, Mach Punch, Snarl, Hyper Voice, etc.

While this may sound like head-canon, please note that this was decided by a majority of the staff, and required a lot of common sense to be put into practice.

If you were to make a composite profile, remember to specify which feats come from which continuities, an example of this would be Charizard's profile to avoid confusion. Also, add weaker but significant feats from other continuities under the feats section, in case they are needed.

You can ask here or here, if you wish to create a profile for this series.

Supporters and Opponents

Supporters:

AidenBrooks999

RadicalMrR

Peter "Quicksilver" Maximoff

Blippeeddeeblah

AsuraDestructor  

SwordSlayer99

The real cal howard

PlozAlcachaz

MarvelFanatic119

ExoSaiyan9000

Quincy King

Sheoth

PuasLuisZX

RouninOtaku

Dino Ranger Black

SuperKamiNappa

Hop Hoppington-Hoppenhiemer

LordAizenSama

The Everlasting

Non-Bias

SomebodyData

TheMightyRegulator

JiroUchiha9

Darkanine

Flames of power64

SaiyanSage

PenguinKingpin

AnimeFanboy2916

Dragonmasterxyz

ExerciseDancefloors

Kirbyelmejor

Kowt

WeeklyBattles

Saikou The Lewd King

Anime4Life2020

Kytygys15

Colonel Krukov

ConsumingFire

DaFritzi

GameHearo266

Omegagoldfish

LlamaGod1411

Neutral:

Kavpeny

The Living Tribunal 1

Valar Melkor 2

Faisal Shourov

Skodwarde The Almighty

Viturino

Opponents:

Character Profiles

Gen I

Gen II

Gen III

Gen IV

Gen V

Gen VI

Gen VII

Pokemon Trainers

Gallery

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Pokemon - Pokemon Theme (Full Version)

Start a Discussion Discussions about Pokémon

  • Pokemon: Our Non-Legendary Profiles Aren't Good

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    • I didn't address because I know Cal likely won't act on that part (Calling his bluff) he likely knew that would catch everyone...
    • SomebodyData wrote: @Aiden how is using game mechanics and an interpretation of them a problem? Are you seriously asking this? Because any ot...
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    • Getting really tired of these matches with Pokemons with dozens of moves and hax against completely straightforward fighters. I couldn...