Top 10 Worst Pokemon Names

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1Seel

When I was young, I was only able to get 'fake' Pokemon cards. They messed up everywhere, calling the Pokemon what they looked like, like 'sheep' or 'monkey' etc. The only one they actually got right was seel, because they must have accidentally misspelled it. What a coincidence. If anything, it proves how unoriginal a name it is.

Seal with an e instead of the a? Marvelous! - UltimateTrubbishHater1

Creator1: hey I'm going to draw a seal then we will name it.
Creator2: sounds good
Creator1: I'm done now what does that look like to you?
Creator2: it looks like a seal. So what about seel as its name. Creator1: nobody will ever find out how we got that name.
Creator2: nope. What a great work day do you want to go to the bar a have celebrate?
Creator1: Hell ya.
Let's go.

Dumbest. Name. Ever.

Never. Ever. Use. Seel

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2Klinklang

Hey I have an idea! Let's take a final evolved Pokemon and name it after its 2 former Pokemon.

That's not a Pokemon name. It's the words to the Lavender Town song.

Creator: quick we need a technological Pokemon.
Someone: hey this gear fell out of your machine I think...
Creator: A gear Pokemon! The name can is Klinklang. Lets call it a day!

Klinklang is a Pokemon

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3Mr. Mime

Hey developers, can't you see that there are such thing as FEMALE Mr. Mimes. - UltimateTrubbishHater1

Just name it a mime why did you add the mr

Mr. Mime? Isn't it obvious that it is a mime? Oh, a mime Pokemon! Lets call it, umm... Oh! I got it! MR. MIME!

I just nickname the females Mrs. Mime.

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4Bidoof

Correction: I believe its pronounced BiDOOFUS. Or you could say BiDOOFENSHMIRTZ or however that guy's name is spelled. It's just a dumb name anyway.

What makes it more stupider is the "doof" part of its name. Stupid, eh? - UltimateTrubbishHater1

Its name probably just comes from a misspelled beaver+tooth or possibly doofus. But it looks like bidet.

At least it evolves into a better Pokemon...

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5Spoink

Lady: Hhhmm m hm mm.. Oh! (Lady sees kid on pogo stick) Pogo stick: Spring,spring spring. (Lady walks past farm and sees pig) pig: Oink, oink! (Lady thinks) (lady goes to bosses office) Boss: Have ya got more Pokemon names Lady? Lady: Yes! It's spoink!
Boss: I'm gonna be rich!

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6Durant

It's not named after a basketball player. It's a combination of "Durable" and "ant". The Kevin Durant thing is just a coincidence.

Name creator: I love basketball! Other person: Oh, and since he's an ant, how bout call him Durant. Name creator: Great idea, boss! You know that I have always been waiting to insult basketball legend Kevin Durant in a form of a Pokemon.
WORST NAME EVER!

How can you name a pokemon after a city and a person? How bout make a llama pokemon named Obama and call it clever? Dumb! - UltimateTrubbishHater1

Obama has been leaked for gen 7

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7Luvdisc

Luvdisc is named after the Discus fish, which are shaped like hearts... Actually a pretty clever name.

To true it's a love heart with eyes and a beak I don't love this Pokemon

It looks like a peanut with a bird's beak!

Just say this to a random person who walks by: Luvdisc.

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8Ho-oh

So many people miss pronounce it and say ho-ho. And whenever you say it, people giggle and go "he said hoe. " It's so stupid. Love this pokemon though.

Great pokemon, terrible name. - UltimateTrubbishHater1

Ho-Oh and Lugia are major aspects of my childhood. They represented power and beauty and friendship to me, and if you've ever played anything of Gold, Silver, Crystal or HG/SS, you'd know what I mean. I am very sad and disappointed that today's people make fun of the old day's Pokemon. I liked it better back then, when we had no X and Y or Black and White. Instead, we had Gold. We had Silver. Now, we have less original Pokemon designs, and if I got to pick between Gold version or X version, I would pick Gold. Johto lives on in me.

I always call Ho-oh Ho-Ho to annoy my friend, but... THAT NAME though

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9Throh

"I have a GREAT idea for a Pokemon! It's great at THROWING things! Let's name it "Throw! " No, wait--let's change one letter so that it sounds the same but still looks like a name! THROH! "

Just Throh this name in the garbage can.

The sound of my sneezes is actually better than Throh

LOVE THIS Pokemon! The name isn't too bad either lol

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10Trubbish

Creator: Oh My Gosh I have a great idea for a pokemon name! Let's take what the pokemon is (rubbish, if you haven't picked up what I'm saying yet) and stick a T in front of it! Trubbish! How original! And for its evolution, we'll take what it is(garbage) and put a synonym for smell (odor) and combine it! Garbodor! I'm AMAZING at this!

Looks like a barf bag, and I'd say it's a decent name for the piece of junk

@The person below me - I laughed so hard at your comment I darted 5 times FART FART FART FART FART

It's a stupid Name...

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The Contenders

11Purugly

Purr-Ugly? Purugly IS a UGLY cat Pokemon but, Seriously!?!

Why would anyone call anything a name like this? Ridiculous.

Creator: Lets make lovable Glameow be loved even more
Assistant: Genius! I always loved Glameow!
Creator: Lets call its evolution ugly
Assistant: Does ugly mean cute?
Creator: I think so, but who cares anyway.
1 day later
Editor: Really! Ugly! Pokémon are supposed to be cute. Well he's our best creator. I'll publish it. - turtwig

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12Exploud

I'm still not sure if I'm pronouncing it right.

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13Magikarp

Oh! Magic-Carp (When he can't even do a good attack. )! Bounce! Flail (Maybe just call the attack FAIL)! Tackle! Oh, come on! Anyway, good job, Game Freak. So magical!

I get this one! Magic Carp! It's moves are awesome! (not.) Bounce! It's so awesome! (nice job. That move sucks.) Flail! Does 3209r42385348 damage to Arceus! (if magic carp learns it you'd might as well call it Fail.) Tackle! TOO AWESOME IF MINE LEARNS IT I'm GONNA DIE! (for magic carp you shoulda called it ATtackleSS! ) It's so awesome! ( what kinda a name is Magikarp?!?! You should have called it Magikrap.) - pokebloggerguy

It's a reference to how it evolves, not stupid at all.

I was scrolling, scrolling, scrolling, WHERE IS MAGIKARP Oh There he is

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14Unown

Do you even know how to spell "sounds"?

Don't you guys want to UnOwn this Pokemon? Get it?! - RebelGamer

It's unknown why gamefreak made it. Why did you do this to us?! The answer will forever be unknown.

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15Meowth

It sounds like a baby saying ouch.

Me ouch

16Dunsparce

He should be #1. Doesn't dunsparce sound stupid? Durant does too but dunsparce still is worse in battling, and names! Next time, try voting for dunsparce

Dunsparce = Dunce. Dunce = Dumb person. Therefore, Dunsparce = Dumb Person - Thorite_Gem

Did you know that salamances highet and weight stats are identical to dunsparce

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18Yveltal

I swear gamefreak is trying to teach us the alphabet. Like really. Just WHY gamefreak I mean legendary pokemon based on letters? Haven't you accomplished that with unown? Yet now you create puns by shoving a y in front of its name because its a pokemon y exclusive..

I can't even pronounce this thing. It was just a stupid gimmick of it being a Y exclusive Pokemon.

The name of the legendary Pokemon from the upcoming Pokemon Y, even though he/she/it looks cool and strong, it's name is probably the worst Pokemon name EVER!, I mean, come on Yveltal, how do you even pronounce that?!?!? , what are they thinking? , this has got to be the most hardest Pokemon name to pronounce.

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19Munna

Really they r running out of ideas at game freak it doesn't event make sense WHAT IS MUNNA

I have a munna plushie and I don't know how to explain the names to my friends

Seriously! When BW came out I pronounced it MUN-nuh (the logical thing to do in English) but when I watched the anime Officer Jenny pronounced it MOO-nuh. Also Munna is a South African name.

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20Uxie

Is it uh-ski or you-ski?
Haha, you ski. I don't. I don't like to ski.
(I'm bad at making jokes)

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2. Bidoof
3. Klinklang
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1. Mr. Mime
2. Klinklang
3. Seel
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2. Seel
3. Exploud
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