Top 10 Most Overrated Pokemon

The Top Ten

1 Charizard Charizard Charizard, known in Japan as Lizardon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Charizard first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels. They have later appeared in various merchandise, spinoff titles and animated more.

Oh God, Charizard... Now, where do I start?! He is SO weak! With a single blast of stealth rock, half of his health will go down. Talk about crappy! My Typhlosion CREAMED Red's Charizard in one hit, and my Golduck also beat a Charizard in ONE hit, with a single blast of Surf! Charizard doesn't sound too convincing now, doe's he? He's just another overrated gen. 1 Pokémon. Why do all of the weak Pokemon get all of the attention? Take Pikachu for example. Listen, Typhlosion is super underrated, and he has the SAME stats as Charizard. If not, Typhlosion is better! With five generations, and six is just coming out, you would think everybody would forget about Charizard, but NO! All of those Charizard fans think I'm wrong, but Charizard fans, think about it. Typhlosion only appeared once in the animie, (The Legend of Thunder) and Charizard appeared in almost every series numerous times. They don't show Kanto ( except for that dumb electric rat and VERY few others) or Jhoto anymore, but ...more

Charizard is absolutely overrated. Charizard is the most common choice of all the Non-Pokemon Fans' favorite Pokemon. He deserves to be in the NU tier! The thing has vile defenses due to it being 2 of the worst Defensive Types! Stealth Rock, Rock Slide or any Rock Type move takes 1 down! And if it does switch into Stealth Rock, it loses HALF OF ITS MAXIMUM HP! It's good offensively due to its high Sp Att and its Hidden Abililty - Solar Power - but you have to prevent it from losing its momentum, or else this atrocious defender will die. I love Charizard, but I would rather use Lucario.

Here are some of the Pokemon I think are the most overrated:

Charizard: This Pokemon is still worshiped by so many people, and it's ridiculous considering how many competitive teams have stealth rock. I find it hard to call it the most overrated though because of how many people hate on it.

Blastoise: I like blastoise, okay, who doesn't? But on so many top ten lists, for instance, best water types, it gets a crap ton of praise and attention, and unlike charizard, it hardly ever gets hated on. Its offensive stats are just too mediocre for it to be considered a great Pokemon.

Lucario: Okay, so first let's look at this Pokemon's typing- it has a whole bunch of resistances, and useful fighting type STAB, but first of all do you know how many competitive teams run earthquake? It's the reason I've always thought steel is one of the most overrated types. And lucario's below average defensive stats don't help. I can't help liking him though, just because of his badass ...more - datrandomguy

Guys... Oh god. First let me say I was on IGN top 100 Pokemon and I saw where bulbasaur was in relation of squirtle and charmander. Look guys I know that venusaur isn't necessarily, but two tings, first bulbasusr is better than the other 2 starters at the beginning with better stats AND strong against the first to gym leaders, but that's charmander, now before I say this, people don't overate pikachu everybody just knows him, but WHY THE IS CHARIZARD NUMBER 1 OVER SO MANY OTHERS (oh yeah nostalgia) (also I think squrirtle-blastoise line is the worst gen 1 starter and HOW THE DID HE MAKE 3 AND VENUSAUR MAKE 15) and all I will say in closing is that he is so overrated that I have come to HATE HIM WITH A BURNING PASSION, because before I was on the internet I thought he was okay (on level with venasuar the people who says he sucks) I still like him more than blastoise in battle but HE IS MY LEAST FAVORITE GEN 1 STARTER OUTSIDE OF BATTLE

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2 Pikachu Pikachu Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

We have over 400 Pokemon and still to this day, this yellow rat still hogs up everyone's spotlight in the Pokemon universe. Seriously, just like Team Rocket, Pikachu seriously does annoy it's audience. Ash Ketchum could have at least evolve it to Richu to create a new relationship because Pikachu is the prime example of the Pokemon franchise refusing to change which is why so many lost their interest with the franchise today. Even new generation of Pokemon games when Nintendo scrap out some of our favorites from the previous gen. To not make it's return, the yellow rat still remains in every single game that it's already annoying on to itself!

Now that there is Pokemon GO, the hell of the franchise lost came back and now dying. - Erinaliese

Something needs to be said about this yellow zombie. He is way too oversaturated, and it gets extremely old. He started the apocalypse and took up too much spotlight.

I think Pikachu is so overrated to Non Pokemon fans mainly because if you ask them to name a Pokemon, they'll say Pikachu and then they'll talk about how cute/adorable they think it is. I mean come on I've gotten very tired of hearing that. - 21merowitzn

He is cute but we see him too much

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3 Gardevoir Gardevoir Gardevoir is a third-generation Pokémon species originally introduced as a Psychic type creature in Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Just Google Gardevoir. I dare you.

It's not Gardevoir's fault, that are her insane "fans", who adds breasts and so to her. And she's not overrated because even the developers does hate Gardevoir.

You're right! It's not her fault! It's game freak's fault. They even added spike boobs to her mega. How is that unintentional? - SheepBuggy

Pokemon are not sexy. I'm sorry if you think so.

I would argue that a few like Gardevoir and Lucario actually are, but I wouldn't go nearly as far as most people on the Internet. - xandermartin98

Let's face it! I like gardevoir, but the fanbase filled with perverted rule 34 on Google and deviant art is absolutely disgusting! Just don't get me started on her fans adding "sexy" breasts to her and treating her like a waifu or whatever. - UltraLunalaX

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4 Lucario Lucario Lucario is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Lucario first appeared as a central character in the film Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, and later appeared in the video games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and subsequent sequels, also appearing more.

Lucario is my favourite Pokemon of all time in my opinion, but I have to agree that he is overrated! Literally I can't stand his furry bait images on Google, Tumblr and deviant art! - UltraLunalaX

Look at my username and guess what I think of them being on this list - Lucariosabeast

Definitely not. Lucario is an amazing pokemon. - Userguy44

What does this pokemon have that the others on this list don't. His own gym, his own movie, and was the first mega to be shown. Also you get a free mega one in the x and y games. What else to say. Lucario is my favorite pokemon, but it is way to overrated

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5 Mewtwo Mewtwo Mewtwo is a fictional creature from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise. It was created by Dr. Fuji in an attempt to clone Mew.

Mewtwo is a Pokémon created by science. It is a bipedal, humanoid creature with some feline features. It is primarily gray with a long, purple tail. On top of its head are two short, blunt horns, and it has purple eyes. A tube extends from the back of its skull to the top of its spine, bypassing its neck. It has a defined chest and shoulders, which resemble a breastplate. The three digits on each hand and foot have spherical tips. Its tail is thick at the base, but thins before ending in a small bulb. Mega Mewtwo X is larger and bulkier than its normal state. The horns on its head are longer, extending from V-shaped ridges on its forehead, pointed, and curved upward. It now has two tubes behind its neck, its eyes are light blue, and it has large, purple growths over its shoulders. Its torso is smooth and small compared to its long, bulky limbs, and a Y-shaped line connects the collar and underbelly. Its forearms and thighs each have two raised ridges, and its digits are now longer ...more

Wow, plagiarizing a whole summary about Mewtwo from a source... get the hell outta here. - IceFoxPlayz

Too overrated. My Pikachu is stronger than mewtwo

Mewtwo used to be powerful but now it's just any other pokemon I like mew better

An experiment made to clone a small pink thing ended up being more powerful than God. Sure. 2 Mega forms? Alright, go ahead. Look at it. Disgusting.

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6 Blastoise Blastoise Blastoise, known in Japan as Kamex, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Blastoise isn't overrated Charizard is

Blastoise is a great Pokémon and one of my personal favorites. Also, it isn't unoriginal just for being a turtle. That's stupid. In that logic, Infernape is unoriginal too. Ever heard of Donkey Kong? Look at Amoongus. Ever heard of the Toads? Anyways, while Blastoise isn't that good against electric types, that's basically it. Just don't use it against electric types. Simple as that. I will agree that Blastoise is very popular and maybe even overrated, but there are many things about it that makes it more appealing. It looks better than Charizard in my humble opinion, but ignoring appearances, it has great defense, special attack and HP. Give it special moves like Hydro Pump, Flash Cannon, Ice Beam and Scald, and you can take a hit and dish it right back. Using these moves will make Blastoise a viable Pokemon and not anything that should be ignored, for it doesn't have enough popularity along with hate to make it #5.

Okay I admit, I like Squirtle but YOU BET Blastoise is overrated!

First and foremost It's kinda unoriginal, since we already had a turtle in a different video game (Here is a hint: He was in Mario)

Second: If you're planning to use it only online battle, don't expect too much from It. Most of It's attacks (among them Earthquake what covers It's Electric weakness) are Physical but It's physical attack is really bad, not to mention It's incredibly slow, which is a bad news if you're up against Electric types, whose are famous for their Speed and even when it Mega Evolves It's Speed remains 78, meaning pretty much anything can outspeed It! Speaking of which, Mega Launcher might sounds cool, but you can't do too much with It. It powers up the pulse moves. So what? Someone sends out a Whimsicott what not just resists Water, Dark and Fighting moves (and immunes Dragon) but if It has Prankster ability (and there is no doubt It has) It can send the ugly, fat turtle packing ...more - SapphireQuetzal

Everyone thinks they're so smart because they like Blastoise

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7 Greninja Greninja Greninja is a Water/Dark type Pokemon introduced in Gen 6. It is the evolved form of Frogadier and the final evolve form of the water starter Froakie. Aside from the usual Torrent ability all Water starters have (Which raises the power of its Water moves), it also the the ability Protean, which changes more.

It's so overrated people wont shut up about it anywhere I go, its fans also bash me and MY favorites. Greninja is overrated and has a horrible fanbase.

Totally agree, every time I say something about Oshawott, people yap at me about Greninja being better. - InklingSethO

Greninja is so overpowered and so overrated! He took out Mega Gardevoir, Mega Sceptile, and Scizor! He even stood a chance against Mega Charizard (which shouldn't have happened). Even though I think Charizard is overrated, Greninja still shouldn't be able to beat him. Ash-Greninja was plain old dumb and weird. It's technically cheating that Ash is able to see through Greninja's sight and tell him what to do. I thought it was weird to begin with.

Why isn't Greninja higher? It should definitely be first on the list. It's so overrated and its fans are complete jerks. The last year I keep hearing Greninja, Greninja, Greninja and it's so annoying.

Thanks 4 putting it on number 7

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8 Mew Mew Mew is one of the fictional species of creatures from Nintendo's and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri.

Sorry, mew werids me out a little.

Mew is not as overrated as Mewtwo. - SheepBuggy

I feel mew is overshadowed by mewtwo too much.

Mew is awesome, learning nearly every move and being perfectly balanced make him a valuable team member if you're ever lucky enough to get him.

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9 Magikarp Magikarp Magikarp, known in Japan as Koiking, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It resembles an orange fish with whiskers. It was created by Ken Sugimori, Magikarp first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels. It is a water type that evolves more.

A lot of people think magikarp is the best Pokemon of all time and joke about it being the best Pokemon in the world! He was even added to top ten strongest Pokemon list! Really? How can a useless floppy fish that only knows splash be a strong Pokemon? More like one of the weakest Pokemon ever in my opinion! - UltraLunalaX

The fanbase around magikarp is afwul! Praise him like the best. - Userguy44

HOW DARE YOU SAY OUR LORD AND ok I will stop its not overrated just him being used as a joke doesn't mean he's overrated

I hate magikarp haters he is overrated for being teased poor little cute magikarp be nice to him - TENTACRUEL

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10 Dragonite Dragonite Dragonite, known in Japan as Kairyu, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

This Pokemon is so overrated for Dragon Types, Salamance, Hydreigon, and Flygon are Dragon Types so much better and underrated. - 21merowitzn

Dragonite is my favorite Pokémon, but I do agree it IS overrated. The 11th most overrated, though? What the hell? Dragonite usually gets a lot of crap, and a lot of people think it's the worst pseudo legend, but it's actually pretty good in competitive play, just don't get it near an ice type, but that goes for pretty much all Dragon/Flying Pokémon, so why Dragonite in particular?

Also a last thing, One of the most popular reasons for hate on this thing is because it's derpy looking compared to it's pre-evolution...

... You have got to be kidding me.

People are horrible with Dragonite. In fact, there's an entire video about how "good" Dragonite is, even saying it's immune to everything. Dragonite fans need to shut up.

Design is ok but great stats! There's a difference between "overrated" and "deserving praise"

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The Contenders

11 Arceus Arceus Arceus is a legendary Pokémon from the Pókemon series. He first appeared in the 18th Pokémon movie alongside other Legendary Pokémon.

How exactly is arceus overrated? How many arceus fans are there? There are very few. Yes it is constantly talked about, but only about how people hate it and how they are complaining about how it is overrated! Mew fans hate him because it took mews place as god. NEWS FLASH! Mew created Pokemon Arceus made the world inhabitable. They are two completely different things. If anything this Pokemon is the pure definition of underrated. Gamefreak never said it was god the fans just created a theory about how he is god, while it makes sense Arceus did not create life, he made the world inhabitable for MEWS creations. If that does not make it through to your thick skulls I don't know what will.

He's WEAK! People say he's strong but most pokemon on this list could wipe the floor of him

Who's dumbass idea was it to make a god pokemon. Mewtwo is the ultimate pokemon and things should stay that way. Religion doesn't need to be brought into Pokemon.

Arceus should be no. 1

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12 Eevee Eevee Eevee, known in Japan as Eievui, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

AW so cute but boo so bad It should not be on this list cause it is too bad to be overrated HA

Who's the cutest Pokemon? "EEVEE! " Who gets to appear in almost every episode? "EEVEE! " Who gets a Z-Move? "EEVEE! " Who gets a whole game even though he isn't even a mascot? "EEVEE! " Who gets too many ugly evolutions? "EEVEE! " Who is the mon every girl couldn't shut up about? "EEVEE! " Who is the best normal type Pokémon? "EEVEE! " Who is the mon that can beat Pikachu in popularity? "EEVEE! " Seriously, when can people shut up about Eevee? I'm getting tired of seeing them on every positive list when Joltik is clearly cuter than this overrated fox.

Eevee just hogs the spotlight all the time.

Nowadays people care about evolution and strong Pokemon more than when the show came out. But Eevee is pretty weak. However, it has many evolution so now it is more popular. And as a bonus, many people think its cute. Back when nobody cared about Pokemon who evolved from stones, Eevee wasn't that popular. Since Eevee can evolve into 9 different Pokemon using stones, he is a fan favorite.

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13 Eeveelutions

Everyone claims that these are amazing, I have tried every single one of them, and all of them COMPLETELY SUCKED, except for Sylveon, but come on! The fairy type is op by itself, so that shouldn't really count

The only eevelution I wouls evolve it into is leafeon. (also flareon.) the rest I wouldn't touch with a 20 foot pole.

Caution: 7-year-olds will scream at you if you say to them "I personally don't like the Eeveelutions"

Vaporeon is repulsive - Pokemonfan10

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14 Rayquaza Rayquaza Rayquaza is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It lives in the ozone layer, and frequently stops battles with Kyogre and Groudon, two other Legendaries.

Rayquaza is NOT overrated. It is as strong as the fans and stories say it is. Come on, look at that speed, attacks, moves. This is not overrated. It can destroy the world if it wanted to. Everyone's gotta admit it DOES have a lot of flaws like the fact that dragon ascent lowers the attack power, and it has no teeth. But the it is still very powerful. It can probably win over all the Pokemon on the UNDERrated and OVERrated list with just a few dragon dances and a dragon ascent. And hey, those aren't even it's big guns.

When I see the comment, I found I lot of people saying it is not overrated. Well, I would say it is actually. Don't get me wrong, I know it is very very good and strong, but still overrated. It has 150 attack and special, yes that's good, but why do u need both high attack and special attack, it could have spend one of them to something more useful like speed or defensive stat. Now it has a mediocre speed of 95(bad as a legendary), and 105/90/90 defensive stats, the defensive stat isn't that bad but bad for a Pokemon with 680 total stats. It has four weakness, one of them is a four times weakness and one of them is to stealth rock. Air lock usually isn't useful... And in some top ten lists, people say rayquaza is good because "its hyper beam kills everything". What the heck, do u run hyper beam for rayquaza, if u do, u r probably a noob. If u want to Ohko the opponent, there is Draco meteor, outrage and dragon ascent, they all deal more damage after stab. Out of all the choices why ...more

I'm voting to say otherwise. I think rayquaza has been givin just the RIGHT amount of popularity! Sure, there are people tired of hearing it's the best and the best pokemon ever, like other pokemon I know... *cough cough number one on the list. *cough cough, charizard. *cough cough, would rather and HAVE picked bulbasaur, *cough cough. It has absolutely incredible stats and I think its got a better base IV than arceus, the literal God of pokemon! (Or at least it's mega evolution does.) And rayquaza's shiny form, oh dear god, defiantly a treat for shiny hunters to enjoy,with an awesome mega evolution! You want to know overrated? Charizard and mewtwo! Two megas guys? Seriously!? They're not even that good guys! Anyway, that is why I think rayquaza has been givin just the RIGHT amount of popularity, defiantly a Pokemon worth your time!

One the coolest pokemon ever. - Userguy44

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15 Onix Onix Onix, known in Japan as Iwark, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Onix is overrated? I'm not necessarily a fan of him, but I hardly see people talk about Onix.

Do you guys remember the crystal Onix from the second season of Pokemon

P.s I love brick

How is Onix overrated? I haven't heard anyone talk about Onix in a few years. - rennyraccoon

People just think Onix is good cause he got to battle, travel, talk, eat and practically live with Pikachu. Where is Steelix?

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16 Ampharos Ampharos Ampharos is an Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II . It evolves from Flaaffy starting at level 30 . It is the final form of Mareep . It can Mega Evolve into Mega Ampharos using the Ampharosite, in which it becomes an Electric/Dragon-type .

How the hell is Ampharos overrated? If anything, he's under appreciated.

Hardly anybody talks about ampharos which is why it got a mega evolution. That is why pokemon has gone lame over the years because all I hear is pika pika or actually eevee and neither of their evolutions/eeveelutions have mega evolve.So that is why nearly all pokemon are under appreciated.GOD ok ANYBODY DOES NOT UNDERSTAND POKEMON LIFE READ THIS PARAGRAPH NOW because I JUST GAVE YOU FULL DEFINITION

How is it overrated? It's underrated to me.

Really? Ampharos is so UNDERRATED! That's why they gave it a Mega Evolution!

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17 Pichu Pichu Pichu, known in Japan as the same name, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

This should be in top 10 because Pichu is also probably in the top 10 weakest Pokemon. Also just like Eevee and Pikachu cute means extremely overrated. That's why my friend's favorite Pokemon is Pichu. Wait, and I'm not done. He evolve into Pikachu, the most overrated Pokemon in history. And last, but not least, Pichu was never meant to be a real Pokemon. That's why they don't make Pichu cards anymore and why Pichu and Pikachu are both basic.

Pichu is underrated compared to Pikachu. - SheepBuggy

Pichu isn't one of the original 150 Pokemon. He was made for popularity at the late part of the era when cute Pokemon were way more popular than they are now. Now, the developers plan is failing i

No. Pichu is adorable, is never praised for being good IN-BATTLE, and is never acknowledge compared to Pikachu. - SirBizmo

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18 Absol Absol Absol is a fictional creature in the Pokémon franchise. It was first introduced in Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.

Honestly I find dark types underrated

Why exactly is Absol on this list? I don't necessarily find it overused or overrated at all. I think it gets the exact amount of praise it deserves, and its Mega Evolution was actually something it most likely needed. I for one really like Absol, and I don't see it talked about nearly the same amount as, say, Pikachu, Charizard, Eevee or Lucario.

Absol's mega form is a bit overrated, but his normal form isn't. Without the wings, everyone thinks he's "ugly" or "a disaster creator" or whatever. - WildDogGirl

65/60/60 defenses, 75 speed, why do people like it

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19 Gyarados Gyarados Gyarados is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It evolves from one of the weakest Pokemon, Magikarp. But Gyarados has a high attack power (as of gen VII, mega Gyarados is ranking #19 for highest attack stat & would rank #10 if legendary Pokemon aren't included), and more.

One of the highest attack pokemon! - Userguy44

Ok, for anybody who is saying Gyarados dies in one hit from Lightning not everyone has the courtesy to run an Electric type on their team. Plus, only 3 moves that are Electric are actually viable in game. Plus most Water and/ or Flying types will die in one hit from an Electric attack like Thunderbolt, so what's the difference that's going to be made?
Does Ferrothorn suck for its 4x Fire weakness? Does Dragonite for its 4x Ice weakness? The fact that the only argument people can make is that "4x lightning weakness' is completely annoying.
And at least it's immune to Spikes, can fight back well against Grass types and has an Ability in Intimidate which works much better than Abilities like Torrent and Rain Dish

Gyarados sucks. Simply put any electric attack will kill it. None of that "oh but it can have earthquake" that's crap. Any electric attack will kill it STAB or not. It can be easily out sped too and jolly gyarados cannot out speed a jolteon. If you think it can then you have never actually looked at the stats or tried it out and are helplessly looking for excuses to keep him of the list. His mega doesn't even help him giving him 3 additional weakness and only 2 extra type coverings. Gyarados has some good special defense but being its only special weakness is 4x effective to it, its worthless. Gyarados is an overrated Pokemon guarded by his nostalgia sheild. I started in gen 1 too so don't say I wouldn't know because I started later

Gyarados is overrated as heck. If you want an honest sum-up for it... Here goes... Gyarados is a glass cannon with a load out full of generic and overrated moves (looking at you, Hyper Beam...). If Gyarados fought Milotic, we all know who would win... Milotic has the most overpowered move ever... Coil. Coil raises attack and defense. Ultimately, you can turn Milotic into a super-tank, while Gyarados... Well...

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20 Typhlosion Typhlosion Typhlosion, known in Japan as Bakphoon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.


Rather than voting for the ever so overrated charizard, you people voted for typhlosion, the underappreciated second to charizard.

How much money to you want to bet that every single person who voted this were people who were either trying to comment on how stupid this thing being on this list is or just being salty because Charizard was number one and wanting to bash the next fire starter?

Everyone who voted here should have hands down voted for charizard. This thing has been way too overhyped by not only the fanbase, but also the creators of the series. 2 megas, pokken, AND SMASH BROS! FOR GODS SAKE, JUST VOTE FOR CHARIZARD!

Typhlosion is NOT overrated!
Typhlosion is one-of-few pokemon that learn eruption.

Modest nature
Moves: eruption, flamethrower, thunder punch, earthquake
Item: choice scarf

Use that set and you will sweep any team with Typhlosion!

If anything, typhlosion is underrated.

Wow.. Instead of voting for Charizard, you voted for Typhlosion. Charizard is a dragon, the most generic design in the world. If you say that people only chose Typlosion because he is fire, then people only chose Charizard because he is a dragon. In comparison, Charizard is no better. THEY HAVE THE SAME STATS. Feraligator may be better, but Typhlosion isn't horrible.

Wow. The one who chose typhlosion was 100% a genwunner. Typhlosion is a better alternative to charizard. They have (really) same stats but they are things that make Typhlosion better. First it is pure fire. So he isn't half-killed by stealth rock. Second it learns the strongest special fire type move: Eruption. If Typhlosion is at full health (use it as a lead) eruption will have 150 power. Throw a choice specs on this thing and it will do MASSIVE damage to every pokemon that doesn't quad-resist it.

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21 Mudkip Mudkip Mudkip, known in Japan as Mizugorou, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Oy, he's cooler than all the legendary & mythical Pokemon COMBINED!

Best starter. And someone bring darkrai into this.

The best starter. Not overrated at all.

Plus his mega evolution god - CaptainChipmunk

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22 Umbreon Umbreon Umbreon, known in Japan as Blacky, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Umbreon is the most overrated eevee. Just because it's the dark type all the people are screaming how cool it is and overshadowing espeon. So it's a wall, crap attack so if it ended up someone roaring it and sending it crying back and the 2nd to last Pokemon faints that Umbreon is screwed. I prefer Vaporeon and I wish it would get more attention. Mine could take hits and knock out a couple of pokes on the way.

The floor tentacles are drowning me

I personally love Umbreon, but everyone thinks he's cool and SO good, but the only thing good about him is that he's tanky. Really, Umbreon is WEAK - lynxa

It has crap attacking stats because it's A WALL! A good one at that, he doesn't look like he can take a hit, but guess what? 90/110/130 defenses! Those are simply amazing! It gets foul play, and that makes anything hit hard, it gets moonlight, so restoration is a go, it gets heal bell, so status problems are a joke, wish along with its high bp for great sweeper heals, curse b pass too, if you feel like trick rooming a gyro baller, so much great wall sets, so much idiots.

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23 Ditto Ditto Ditto, known in Japan as Metamon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Just because a Pokemon isn't great doesn't mean it's overrated? I don't know how many care for ditto one way or the other. It's just there so people can use it for breeding Pokemon easily

Ditto is not overrated. There is a difference between overrated and popular. PS, he is similar to Eevee (who is also overrated) and Arceus.

I don't seem him as overrated. I've never seen Ditto used in battle (not even NPC). He's mainly just caught for breeding purposes, they might pay attention to Ditto's with stronger Status, IVs, etc, but that's to make a strong Pokemon. He's just used so Breeders can breed their Pokemon for better ones.

ish op

24 Oshawott Oshawott Oshawott, known in Japan as Mijumaru, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

By far the worst water starter to be released

Underrated. Everybody picks Snivy but I adore Oshawott - lynxa

I love Oshawott. It's not overrated, it's kinda underrated. Mention Oshawott, everyone starts kicking you and saying Greninja is better. Oshawott is underrated due to the newest craze being Greninja - lynxa

Don't hate me but I hate oshawaott he is so annoying on the pokemon anime and ugh I just just hate him so much and when I chose him as my STARTER it was a nightmare

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25 Meowth Meowth Meowth is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Meowth first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels. In addition, it was one of the Pokémon to get an Alolan variant. It later appeared in various merchandise, spinoff more.

He not overrated he just cute-Galaxy Meowth

Normal Meowth no?
Meowth of Team Rocket yes! - Userguy44

Meowth? Overrated? MEOWTH that's... wrong.

Meowtg is dumb! The worst! He can't even beat the weakest Pokemon! Not even a poor little chespin!

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26 Blaziken Blaziken Blaziken, known in Japan as Bashāmo, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

People say that blaziken is underrated, but he is really OVERRATED he got a mega evolution in XY which came BEFORE oras, so you got it wrong whoever said that, I tried it on battle tree, and it couldn't take out a butterfree, come on, really? this thing is trash

Why Blaziken is in the list? It become powerful in generation 5, because he was one of the most popular Pokemon in generation 3. In generation 4, Blaziken was the one of the forgotten Pokemon. Game Freak was putting effort on Blaziken in X and Y game and anime, because there will be Hoenn remake. If Blaziken was overrated, then he should got another Mega like Charizard and Mewtwo in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Blaziken did not appear in a single episode in Black and White anime, while Lucario appeared in anime, generation 3, 4, 5, 6 in row. Blaziken fan got crazy, so it's not Blaziken fault.

Blaziken kills Sceptile's glory.

Swampert and Sceptile got megas in oras. Blaziken got his is xy. That's how overrated it is.

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27 Missingno

How can people even call this a Pokemon? It's a goddamned glitch!

Everyone says "If you catch it, your game is jacked up! " That's a load of bullcrap. I've caught 4 of them, and did anything happen? NO! I even brought them to Pokemon Stadium, but you can't battle with them due to them being unofficial. - Goatworlds

This thing gave me nightmares


He's not even a pokemon

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28 Decidueye Decidueye Decidueye, known in Japan as Junaiper, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

As cool as Decidueye looks, I felt that it was sort of a downgrade from all of the other starters, having rather little powerful moves and a less interesting design to really stand out as a good starter. Also, all of the Alolan starters have either a 4x advantage or a 4x disadvantage on another starter, but not Decidueye. It is 4x weak to Incenaroar's type but only has a 2x advantage to Primarina. Definitely the worst Alolan starter.

Looks like we had the first grass type starter to be the most overrated.

He looks strong, but believe me, he’s the weakest out of the 3 Alolan starters. - IceFoxPlayz

It is WAY to overrated its not even good is just a god damn bird primarina could one shot this thing with shadow ball

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29 Scizor Scizor

Not at all. It's only weak to ONE TYPE and the defenses are greats! You could destroy with it! Scizor is just loved for it's great use in casual and maybe even competitive use. Steel-bug is a great combinAation

I remember posting that large paragraph about why I don't like scizor so much. I still agree with it. But I'd like to add something to that rant. It has one move set. One, stupid, moveset. Bullet punch, bug bite, swords dance, and protect. That's all I see in the competitive game and it's more predictable then klinklang. How do you even do that. Maybe it's just me, everyone has their own experiences, right? Maybe you knocked people out of the park with scizor, but I just never stuck to it. Maybe it will change in a long while. But for now... Go Escavalier!

Somebody said one stupid move set? That is a stupid comment. It can also run all out attacker of bug bite bullet punch knock off and superpower and hold a life orb or choice band, it can also run roost, pursuit, uturn swords dance and Defog to replace any move I said, u call that one move set? Klinklang isn't way more predictable... It is notable that technician bullet punch is great and after one or two swords dance it is hard to stop.

*Sorry, I meant to say they have the exact same best, not the exact same best.

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30 Froakie Froakie Froakie, known in Japan as Keromatsu, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

I hate my friend because she only cares about this stupid frog. She acts like her toy Froakie is a living thing. She won't trade her "froakie family" for ANYTHING. I mean ANYTHING. She said that she would trade any of her cards but FROAKIE. She said exactly "I wIll trade anything except the Froakie family." Not like I would trade my Arceus card for that stupid weak blue turd. My magicarp card won against it. She cried and said it wasn't fair and that Froakie was the strongest Pokemon ever. Good Lord, looks like magicarp isn't the weakest. - ThunderdrumsRule

But I have hardly even seen any people saying they are going to choose Froakie as their starter? I think Fennekin is more overrated.

Froakie is probably the worst choice since it's a disadvantage against most of the gym leaders.

Am I the only one who wanted a Fennekin even after seeing the starter evolutions?

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31 Serperior Serperior

Excuse me, how is Serperior overrated?

I actually like Serperior but I agree that this crack pairing is absolute bullcrap. But is Serperior really THAT overrated? I think that Sceptile is a bit more overrated. Serperior's a victim to these infamous vore fanarts while Sceptile got almost only badass fanart. It doesn't help either that Serperior haters give their own comments thumbs up.

Serperior and Lilligant is by far the better couple!

Serperior is the most popular Gen 5 starter despite being the worst. That's enough to prove it's overrated. *cough Charizard cough* - SirBizmo

It's not overrated

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32 Lugia Lugia Lugia, known in Japan as the same name, is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

2 Reasons:

1: Let's just get the most commonly known thing out of the way, more than half of Lugia's fan art is sadly either vore or some sort of fetish, I'm not kidding. Go to google, look up Lugia and scroll down a little, you would at least see one piece of vore or inflation art.

2: It's not the strongest Pokemon. Yes, it's a legendary, but my god, it's not the strongest one, it's probably one of the weakest box art legendaries. You have no idea how many people I met who think this is the strongest Pokemon. Yes, It can blow down towns with its wings (Pokedex), but considering other legendaries like Rayquaza, who guards the atmosphere, Groudon, who literally can create and control a nuclear reactor, Palkia, a Pokemon that can bend space, or even Ho-oh who can resurrect the dead, this thing is nowhere near them.

And to add on, this was a Pokemon that wasn't even considered to be made until late development of Pokemon Gold and Silver, and it's almost 2x as popular ...more

I think Lugia is over and over and over-rated. First, she (i think she's a female) is way uglier and less powerful than Ho-Oh. She is not majestic and she is the monotone "guardian of the seas". She simply doesn't have any special feature or power, like Ho-Oh's rainbow trail he leaves when he flies.
I love Ho-Oh, and I don't hate Lugia, but I still think she is overrated.

At least "She" didn't scream for 3 gens straight in the back sprite. And at least it is more cute than majestic. Besides, who said "she" was less powerful? One Hydro Pump = RIP Ho-oh. "She" can make storms with the wings unlike Ho-Oh - lynxa

Why overrated:because the strongest pokemon

To be honest I think Lugia is pretty underrated. It makes storms with its wings so it decided that it would be better to not destroy humans with its power. It sacrificed its happiess for the sake of everyone else!

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33 Darkrai Darkrai Darkrai, known in Japan as the same name, is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Darkrai is good, but why? Why does everyone treat it like it's the best thing that ever happened to the world. And nobody notices it. Even the games treat it like it's better than Cresselia, who it should be equal too.

I agree with the comments saying that Cresselia should get more praise. Darkrai got an entire movie dedicated to it and Cresselia got a single episode and never was spoken of again. Cresselia might be the best tank in OU and yet Darkrai is in Uber? Not only that, but he doesn't deserve the tier at all! I can one shot him with Primal Groudon. It is sort of like Darkrai and Cresselia aren't even a legit Legendary Duo, they are so unequal. Fight for Cresselia's equal rights!

Oh my god this thing is so overrated. As much as I wanted to give my vote to Mr.WaterTurtle at number 3, I couldn't resist voting for Darkrai. It's fans don't acknowledge how overrated it is, similar to Decidueye fans and Blastoise fans, and well, basically every fan of an overrated Pokemon.

It's concept is cool, but seriously. People only use it for dark void, and that move was nerfed in Sun/Moon. Anyone can predict a dark void Darkrai (A.K.A, all of them). It got it's own ' movie, and Cresselia is just sitting here, being underrated as usual. I killed this with a Leafeon on battle spot. A LEAFEON. Who belongs in PU now?

It's design is...okay? I just wish I hadn't seen it's legs...No wonder it's purpose is to give bad dreams.

Let me end this off with asking you: do you use Darkrai for anything other than dark void, or to show off?

I like darkrai, but fighting them is a damn nightmare!

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34 Jolteon Jolteon Jolteon, known in Japan as Thunders, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

How the heck is this pokemon overrated? I say this Pokémon is one of the most underrated eeveelution ever, but over Flareon.


35 Mega Charizard Y

He's kinda underrated - lynxa

No x is more overrated - Espeonz

No mega charizard x is over rated

This is the literal opposite of overrated - SaltyMcSalt

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36 Arcanine Arcanine Arcanine is a fictional creature in the Pokemon Franchise. Introduced in Generation 1, it is a fire type Pokemon. It is the evolved form of Growlithe. Legends tell of its fighting alongside a general and conquering a whole country. Arcanine is also known for its high speed, capable of running over 6,200 more.

People say, "Arcanine is my favorite Pokemon," "I really like Arcanine." I like Arcanine's design, but compared to some guys, it's not all that great. AND in Trugreen7's "top 10 pokemon nobody hates", AND "Top 10 most handsome Pokemon," video, ARCANINE WAS AT NUMBER 1! This thing, sure I love it and all, but it's OVERRATED. It's not as strong as people believe he is. Sure, he's strong, but there are more fire types stronger than him - lynxa

People talk about how cool his design is, when it's not very remarkable. I mean, his Gen 1 sprite certainly rises above the rest, but looking good compared to sprites from Red and Blue isn't exactly an accomplishment. It just means you're not an abomination.

Ugh! This Pokemon! Everywhere I go, a favourite. People say he's legendary, when he's not, they called him the legendary Pokemon, he's talked about when it's not even without him, and he's on every top 10 top best Pokemon list going. His designs a mix between a dog and a tiger, which I suppose is cool, howe et there are many much cooler designs. Stay wise yeah, I see that, but I don't really see how that can affect likeability.

He was ORIGINALLY going to be a legendary in Red and Blue. So they aren't too far off. He was replaced with Moltres as a legend instead of him. - shawnmccaul22

Too much fans! His fanbase is horrible. Even everyone in deviantart likes him, flooding my favorite Pokemon Luxray browsing. Why do so many people love him and think he's awesome just because he looks so 'powerful'? Why do fans keep pairing with my favorite Pokemon Luxray? People won't shut up about it whenever I browse the internet about Pokemon. They need to chill and slow down!

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37 Charmeleon Charmeleon

Charmeleon is underrated and people are really stupid - ihateoverratedpokemon

Charmeleon is underrated - ihateoverratedpokemon

38 Miltank Miltank Miltank, known in Japan as ミルタンク, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It was introduced in Generation II of the series and is a female only species categorized as the Milk Cow Pokémon. It is a Normal type Pokémon. more.

Miltank is actually kinda underrated - lynxa

No-one likes miltank

But I got through Whitney's Miltank with no problem... Then her Clefairy flamethrowered my Meganium...

I wish it's a troll

39 Lopunny Lopunny Lopunny, known in Japan as Mimilop, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

A great pokemon for battle, even my personal favorite. True fans of this pokemon are actually really small in numbers. So no, it's not really overrated in any real way. - VelocityOfNone

This is underrated. I never see this thing used, yet it has a pretty decent stat total.

How could someone have a crush on a Pokemon that's a rabbit who went through a laffy taffy puller. But being victimized by teen fans doesn't make poor Lopunny overrated. Leave her alone folks.

Just like Gardevoir
I DAR YOU -_- - quintonshark8713

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40 Lapras Lapras

It's actually pretty underrated - lynxa

Actually, Lapras is pretty underrated

I wish I could add one to my team someday

I agree

41 Treecko Treecko Treecko, known in Japan as Kimori, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

I agree he my best grass pokemon. all hail treecko

Why you hating on Treecko? It's a sole grass type! There are so many other sole grass types you could pick on!

Ash's killed Darkrai in the anime. All hail Treecko.

What did Treecko ever do to you! He is a grass dragon by the way.

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42 Sylveon Sylveon Sylveon, known in Japan as Nymphia, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

This blinds me, its overrated for a completely WRONG reason. the ribbons are fine but nit the bow. its body shape looks disturbing.. - namesnipe

I hate this thing - SmolOtaku

Stupid pink fairy trash stole all of Espeon’s love. HANG IN THERE ESPEON!

Actually, Sylveon deserves the place of the fairy 'mascot' (next to xerneas) the design is really creative and still looks like an eevee. It's also pretty beast in competitive so I don't think it's that bad

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43 Piplup Piplup Piplup, known in Japan as Pochama, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

EXCUSE me? Who said piplup is a water/steel type? Piplup, for the record, is a plain water type! I personally don't have a problem with piplup but I just wanted to make that clear.

Piplup is a pure water type. And it's Steel, not steal. I wouldn't be surprised if both of those comments were by the same person...

Piplup is so cute but he is kinds overrated

Piplup? Overrated? What's going on?

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44 Alakazam Alakazam Alakazam was first shown in game freaks Pokemon Red & Green (Blue for outside of Japan) version. Alakazam is the final evolution of the Abra line. It evolves from Kadabra when traded. It is a pure psychic type. It is said to have an IQ of 5000 and is a human like Pokemon. It has high special attack more.

Uh. Alakazam is great. - Userguy44

Psychics were pretty overpowered back then, but it still bothers me that he evolves by trade

Alakazam was so awesome in gen 1

45 Regigigas Regigigas Regigigas, known in Japan as the same name, is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Nobody even uses him (although, it's for good reasons, on account of its poor ability) - KalloFox34

This thing is underrated actually - SaltyMcSalt

Regigigas is not overrated. He knows mega buster

He's no where near overrated

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46 Scyther Scyther

Scyther, I think is an amazing pokemon

47 Gallade Gallade Gallade, known in Japan as Erureido, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

How is he overrated. 90% of people get kirlia to evolve to Gardevoir cause it a waifu Pokemon

Gallade is good but I don't get why this guy gets so much love. his speed is only decent at best and brave bird pretty much kills him in one hit.

As much as I love ballade, even I can't deny how overrated he is. his speed is only decent at best, plus brave bird and shadow claw are pretty much guaranteed to OHKO him

He is better than gardevoir

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48 Furret Furret

It is not very overrated...

I love Furret. She was my favourite Johto Pokemon when I was younger (I grew up with Unova)

I hardly ever see Turret on the inernet retard

49 Mega Charizard X Mega Charizard X

I hate the design - lynxa

Extremely overrated like come on everyone chooses Charizard and him getting 2 Mega Evos! Is just stupid

Mega charizard x is awesome he doesn't get a lot of damage from stealth rock anymore just some

Mega charizard X is really good. I'm pretty sure charizard can learn solar beam and with drought that takes care of its weaknesses to water and rock.

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50 Groudon Groudon Groudon, known in Japan as the same name, is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Ah yes, Groudon. The one in the trio that gets the least recognition outside of battle. Just like Kyogre, it's known for being in the weather trio and being associated with Rayquaza. I'm going to be quick to the point, it should be lower on the list. Look, Rayquaza is basically the 3-5 most popular Pokemon in the who franchise, just about every Pokemon that isn't Arceus, Pikachu or Greninja is going to be significantly less praised than it. Groudon is kind of in the middle ground, it's known for being mostly used in ubers and VGC and I guess that mistaken it for being overrated.

To be honest, I kind of miss this thing for this season of VGC at the moment. Kyogre is literally everywhere and incredibly tough to combat due to how stupidly broken it is even with and without drizzle up. Primal Groudon is literally the key to keeping it in check, and I guess girlfriend knew this because if primal reversion never happened, everyone would probably be sick of seeing Kyogre's face for ...more

Wasn't there a recent Japanese poll that showed that Kyogre was more recognizable and popular than Groudon? It's almost twice as much lol. Not a fan of both, but this is so wrong.

God dang it, wish I wasn't adding on to the percentage, but how? I get it, he's the most used in ubers, but that's just about it. Other than that, it's in terms of likeness compared to Palkia vs Dialga, he's really not talked about that much outside of the competitive scene, unlike other legends. Also, how did Groudon surpass Kyogre, isn't Kyogre praised and liked more by the community? Groudon has reasons to be used, I'm not going to lie and say that it's not a little overused (just in smogon), but you hardly find people that overhype him. Plus, Kyogre kind of got the same (op) treatment back then for about a decade, Groudon only had this running championship for about 3 years.

Also, Groudon placed 6 spots behind Kyogre in an official Pokemon of Japan popularity poll.

Not wanting to add one, but this is one of the most underrated pokemon in the Sun series in VGC 2019. A lot of people are making this thing out to be really bad while it's quite fun and powerful if used correctly (Xerneas+Groudon.) After seeing all the discussion surrounding Groudon this year about being bad, It makes me think that Groudon should either be a bit lower or Kyogre should be a bit higher on the list.

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