Top 10 Most Overrated Pokemon Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Serena Serena Serena has proven to be a kind and polite girl but she can also be openly rebellious towards her mother, Grace. In Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!, she refused to wake up when Grace ordered her to, and gave a sassy response to her mother's call to watch the news. This tumultuous relationship ...read more.

At this point, with all the whining to bring Serena to the Alola region, I think she is the most overrated. Even more than Misty. Serena is overrated for the wrong reasons. The only reason she is liked so much is because of Amourshipping! At least Misty had something going for her. She loved water Pokemon, she wasn't a push over like Serena, and when she stopped traveling with Ash and Brock, she became an official gym leader.

All of Pokegirl always has something interesting. Misty has personality, May has development, Dawn has passion, Iris has talent. But when this girl came... aside from her childhood thirst she got NOTHING.

She's not overrated, almost everybody on this site hates her. - HeavyDonkeyKong

If she weren't in love with Ash and didn't cut her hairs, I would've like Serena

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2 Red Red

Everyone say he beat gold in mount silver but the result of that battle show that the winner is gold - VectorVenom

Put this guy at #1 right now! I don't hate him, but if you say 1 more thing on hate towards ash, I am going to punch the heck out of you.

How is red any stronger than any of the other gaming protagonists? - HeavyDonkeyKong

He gets all the attention when in reality he's just another game protagonist - boltslegend

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3 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 ...read more.

Lol not anymore. He's now underrated due to the fact that this site has labeled him as the third weakest Pokemon. How is the tpossible? he's not even in the lowest tier... - HeavyDonkeyKong

Incredibally overrated

Byfar the most overrated pokemon of all time. - SaltyMcSalt

Remember the worst climax of any anime/cartoon was courtisy of charizard. that's enough to put him top 5 - boltslegend

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4 Misty Misty Misty, known as Kasumi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri. She’s the gym leader in Cerulean city & specializes in water Pokemon. In the games, she’s known as ‘the tomboy mermaid.’ ...read more.

Yes, and mainly because of nostalgia. Just think how different things would be if May, Dawn, or Iris had been the first female companion.

I kind of have to admit that she gets too many praises as a character. I prefer May or Dawn as a character. - MLPFan

I've watched Pokemon since the very first season and for some reason, I never loved Misty the most, even if no other female companion existed. I can't explain why. I just never did. - Rue

Glad there're some normal thinking people instead of just
"HURR DURR FUGG SERENA GURR DURR MISTY MAH WAIFU I LUW U <3"

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5 Alain

No way si he overrated. Everybody on youtube hates him now just because he beat ash in th kalos league. grow up. - HeavyDonkeyKong

6 Cynthia Cynthia

Overrated doesn't automatically mean someone is bad

yup

I like Cynthia, but really. Favourite champion discussions are extremely boring because it's always Cynthia. Sinnoh is overrated in general. First female champion? So what? We were going to get one eventually. She plays a role in the story. What other champions play a major part in the story? Let's see...Blue...Lance...Steven...pretty much all of them. She's strong? I have no argument against that besides you can build a team to perfectly counter hers. She was difficult because the level jump in Sinnoh was EXTREMELY stupid. Any champion can be difficult. It just depends on your team.

7 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.

Pikachu. Is. Everywhere.

I love Pikachu, but it overshadows the other mice pokemon (including its evolutions) far too much. Upsetting that Pikachu’s stayed the mascot through regions that it isn’t native to. I’m glad Mimikyuu got a little more focus.

8 Drew

No he's underrated - boltslegend

9 Mallow Mallow

Wait a minute. What the heck? She's the most hated Sun and Moon female if I recall.

10 Dawn Dawn Dawn is a character from Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. In the games diamond, pearl, and platinum version she was one of the playable characters you can choose from. She will be an assistant for professor Rowan if you choose her male counterpart, Lucas. ...read more.

A pokeshipper added her here. - HeavyDonkeyKong

The Contenders

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

Overrated

12 Gary Oak Gary Oak Gary oak appeared in the anime series in seasons 1-5 . He was ash's rival and childhood friend . Though they had a dispute once they fought over a rusty pokeball they wanted for luck, which broke after they fought over it . Gary was the grandson of professor oak . He had cheerleaders & his own car. ...read more.

He would have been a better protagonist.

Gary is so cute get him off the list

I don't know why he iverrated by fangirks like in the anime but whey not as bad as sereana - Toptenanimallovers

Pikachu is ash’s first Pokemon & should be his strongest (barring maybe charizard). Yet Gary easily beat it not only once, but twice & with some Pokemon he just evolved not too long ago (electrvire). So in my humble opinion, Gary is stronger than ash. However, ash is underrated & shouldn’t be hated because he could be weaker than Gary 😐

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13 Bonnie Bonnie Bonnie is created by game freak & Nintendo. She was in Pokemon X and Pokemon Y, as Clemont's (the electric type gym leader of Lumiose City) younger sister. She gave out quizzes to trainers who came to challenge the gym, who if they get it wrong would have to challenge a trainer. ...read more.

If you thought that Serena was a Mary Sue, then look at Bonnie. At least Serena worked for her achievements as a Pokemon performer. Bonnie had everything her way. - Yungstirjoey

To the previous comment: Please calm down. What's "overrated" and what's "underrated" are merely subjective terms.Maybe she wasn't a Mary Sue, but I did find her a bit annoying. I was just expressing my opinion. Also, please don't use disability as an insult. - yungstirjoey666

14 Ash Ketchum Ash Ketchum Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo. Ash is training to be a Pokemon Master, with his buddy Pikachu. Ash tries to stop the evil Team Rocket from stealing his Pikachu.

There's so many Ash fans who keeps saying the TRio appears too much, this makes me hate Ash because those people are such hypocrites. Just because Ash is the main character doesn't mean he has to be overfocused on, a lot of shows has proven against that and varying on character focus keeps a show refreshing. The TRio actually needs more screentime, so Ash fans are spoiled selfish brats considering all the screentime he gets yet says that about the TRio.

Ash fans are really spoiled and says illogical things about Jessie and James appearing too much. News flash for you, Ash appears more and you're being a complete hypocrite.

To me, Ash Ketchum is one of those characters who are both overrated and overhated. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Although I love ash with 21 years and no real progression in his life does make him overrated - boltslegend

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15 Tobias Tobias

Underrated. people hate him for "hacking" completly oblivious to the fact that hacking doesn't exist in the anime - boltslegend

16 Youngster Joey

Apparently I'm overrated - yungstirjoey666

Like why how did this "character" even become known - boltslegend

Why is rattata a meme

But his rattata is even stronger than Arceus...




Just kidding. - HeavyDonkeyKong

17 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 ...read more.

Greninja deserves to be higher than Charizard - yungstirjoey666

Yeh he deserve to be on top 1

XY fantards like to believe ashninja can defeat charizard or peakachu. Uh, when the f did ashninja defeat a legendary Pokemon? Oh right, NEVER. Oh ashninja got mega gardivar sweating & on her knees? Who knows if diantha was even taken the battle seriously. She went along with the battle to see what ashninja was capable of. Ashninja may be strong, but no it’s not ash’s strongest Pokemon. It’s about as strong as blazefernape minus the low hp hazard.

18 Professor Oak Professor Oak
19 Lillie Lillie Lillie is a fictional character introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. She serves as one of the player character's allies and traveling companions during the course of the game.

I don't like sun and moon, so I don't like Lillie.

Hmm shy archetype isn't good

Have you even seen her great character development in the games? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

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21 Paul

He abused and abandoned his Pokemon. - yungstirjoey666

22 Jessie
23 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 ...read more.

I despise him

24 Whitney Whitney

Very overrated she is one of the worst gym leaders. if your not some 8 year old then sweeping her is easy - boltslegend

25 James
26 Necrozma Necrozma
27 Brock Brock Brock is a character from Pokemon and is created by game freak & Nintendo. He was the first gym leader in pewter city, and specializes in rock Pokemon . ...read more.

Brock ain't overrated, he's funny

Brock is more overrated than Misty; she has some hate at least, and perhaps a better character - Yungstirjoey

28 Cilan Cilan Cilan is one of the three Gym Leaders of Striaton City's Gym, known officially as the Striaton Gym, in Pokemon Black and White. In the anime, he is classified as an A-class Pokemon Connoisseur and traveled with Ash Ketchum in the Unova region. He first debuted in Triple Leaders, Team Threats!.

Your typical "The cafe is on me, guys! " all year long.

Lol that's a lie - yungstirjoey666

29 Elesa Elesa
30 Sceptile Sceptile
31 Max
32 Max
33 Valerie Valerie
34 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.

He is the most overrated god of all the pokemons. 1: mewtwo is the hero of all his franchise. 2: mewtwo is not with weakest moves (Even confusion)... 3: mewtwo have friendship. 4: mewtwo have too much attack and special attack. - mewtwo1

35 Mimikyu Mimikyu

Honestly, Pikachu's not even close to being overrated now that this thing exists.

36 Nebby

Oh...My...Gosh. These complaints about snowy taking Nebby's place need to stop RIGHT...NOW!

37 Umbreon Umbreon
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