Worst Pokemon Characters

This list describes the dumbest, most unpopular Pokemon Characters. I totally/partly hate all of these.

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.

Serena is boring. Extremely girly, cooking pastries, into fashion, dressing up, dressing up her Pokemon... I've seen Dawn do this in Sinnoh. What's worse is how her current interest has nothing to do with battling, the core element of Pokemon. Pokemon performers seem really sexist. First of all it's females only. A gender specific competition in Pokemon is odd. Secondly, again, there's no battling. It's like the creators were thinking "Oh. Boys only battle. Girls like to dress up, look cute and dance." Again, somewhat sexist.

Even though I don't "hate" Serena I wanted to share a few things that nobody really noticed. This is more of an observation than anything else.Besides Serena being a walking female stereotype, a problem with Serena that not a lot of people talk about is her lack of contribution to the plot. Have you ever noticed when Ash is running his mouth off to characters of the day, Serena just stands there saying nothing and just looking bored? Or when Team Rocket shows up, she just cuddles Bonnie like Bonnie's life support or stands in the background waiting for Ash to solve the problem? The only things that she says is how great Ash is or just exposition. One thing that I also noticed about Serena is that her personality is very inconsistent. In most episodes she'll be a background character just standing there and talking exposition. But when there's a "Serena focused" episode, her personality completely changes. She always has this determined look plastered on her face ...more

In all my years of Pokemon, never have I seen such a useless character. Every one of Ash's companions were unique, and they had original designs and personalities. Serena is just a stereotype barbie doll. All she ever does is think about looking pretty and getting Ash's attention. Everyone says that Dawn and Misty served no purpose and that they were stereotypes. Are you kidding me!? Misty was a cool tomboy who would put on nice clothes every now and then. And sure, Dawn was a girly-girl but unlike a stereotype girly-girl Dawn only put on special clothes to look feminine, not to show off. And unlike the other pokegirls, Serena had no special design. Strawberry blonde hair, blue eyes, sound familiar? Not only that but Serena's goal was super stupid. A Pokemon performer? All they do is dress-up and show-off their Pokemon. They don't even show the true point of the show, battling. If you all noticed, Ash, Brock, Misty, May, Dawn, Iris, and Cilan's goals all had something to do with ...more

Misty is both tomboyish and girly-girl. She's like an in-between. - yungstirjoey666

I don’t know why many people think she is the best of Ash’s companions.
She is not really helpful, and she doesn’t really help, and she has the least contribution.

Misty may not be 1, but she is better than Serena

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2 Ash Ketchum

Ash is the koopalings of Pokemon. Both offer the same pathetic thing with just a different look. The koopalings are garbage characters/bosses who do the same "recycle the boss with a different, lame koopaling skin" routine. Ash is a pathetic trainer who does the same thing of struggling to collect the badges, struggling with the same type of Pokemon in fire/grass/water/regional bird/Pikachu and he ultimately loses at the league while wearing a different outfit. Same crap, different look.

I didn't mind Ash in the first few seasons, but as much as I disliked when his friends got replaced there was a reason for that: You need new blood. For a series this long, and this light-hearted, you need to keep the characters interesting and Ash has lost ALL interest for me. It feels like the show's gone from "Adventures of Ash and his Friends" to "Adventures of Ash and his Groupies that are Only There to Tell us How AMAZING he Is! " He's stale, has no real flaws, no character development, hardly a personality anymore, and I can't even remember the last time I really saw him WORK for something.

But that's not why I hate Ash the most, the reason he annoys me so much is most prevalent in the movies: HE IS THE BIGGEST MARY SUE/GARY STU CHARACTER I HAVE EVER SEEN! And I DON'T say that lightly!

Every movie has become the same thing; "Watch Ash be the chosen one (again) and save the world while befriending ALL the legendary Pokemon with no effort ...more

Ash is completely illogical. He tosses his Pokemon aside like old toys just to capture substitutes who present new problems for him to struggle with. In every series Ash has a competitive goal, but he's not fully dedicated to it. He spends more time eating and being distracted by random problems which have nothing to do with his goal. To top things off we don't know why Ash even wants to become a Pokemon master. Does he want to follow in his father's footsteps? Does he want to achieve something his father could not? Perhaps there's some kind of benefit of being a Pokemon master which would help his family? We don't know!

Dumbest character ever

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3 Iris Iris Iris is from the Pokemon bwhite version & Pokemon black 2 & white. She ether was the gym leader in Opelucid city in white version. She first appeared to aid Bianca, Burgh, and the playable character when Bianca's Munna was stolen, & acted as a bodyguard. In Black 2 & White 2, she was the champion. Iris ...read more.

The only reason I ever here someone hating iris for is her phrase "what a kid" or variations on that phrase ignoring that phrase I never here anything else negative about her. People are probably going to hate me for this but I think she was a breath of fresh air I mean after 2 regions of having the girl be coordinator it was nice to see something different and addressing her catchphrase she's calling ash out for things the fans have made jokes about for years if anything serena is worse because the only thing she has above iris is her past relationship with ash. If you don't like iris that's fine there are reasons to dislike her maybe you find her voice annoying all I'm asking is that you put your nostalgia for misty behind you and judge iris without nostalgic bias clouding you if you still dislike Iris after doing that well that's fine I'm not going to judge you as a person because I'm sure you're a nice person in real life (making personal judgements of people because their ...more - Gamer4life

"You're such a kid! " No Iris, YOU'RE the kid. Yelling at Ash because he got six gym badges is so immature. I'd like to see you do it! - Pikachulover1

Iris' hatedom is insane. Looking aside from the flawed BW writing, she was a great character. She can stand up for what she believes is right, is not afraid to speak her mind, cares a lot for her friends and Pokemon, can read dragon type's hearts, can make medical remedies and never gives up once she have set her mind on something. I agree the writers could do a MUCH better job writing her character, I mean her ARC wasn't even finished! But overall, she's one of the most memorable characters I've seen in the anime.

It's weird people refuse to watch BW yet hate Iris for the sole purpose that she calls Ash a kid. Her catchphrase is supposed to be ironic, she's a kid herself. Because of the bad experience she had in Opelucid Academy where people judged her because they found her weird and childish she didn't know how to approach Ash, hence why she called him a kid because he was brash and reminded her of how she acted when she was new to the academy. Iris is actually very insecure ...more - Engel

Says nothing but what a kid to Ash. - Userguy44

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4 Paul

All I ever hear is people saying that Paul is such a great rival man he is not. Unlike most of a Ash's rivals, Paul did noting but abuse and abandon is Pokemon because they weren't "good enough". All of Ash's rivals cared for their Pokemon and supported them so they could do their best. And even though Gary would tease Ash a bunch it was just a friendly rivalry to prove who was better and even despite this Gary still loved his Pokemon. Paul on the other just yelled at them to do better, even when they trained their hardest? That's messed up.

Paul should be the number one most hateable Pokemon character because he was nothing but an abuser!
He never treated his Pokemon as friends! Only objects of power... which is a shame.
And every time when ash says something nice and positive about Pokemon being friends, he just says the word Pathetic! That always gets on my nerve!
But of course, there are moments that totally gave us satisfaction, like paul loosing a battle against the awesome powerful Cynthia
And what about the battle of paul against the pyramid king? That battle was just satisfying! Paul loosing while the pyramid king hasn't lost any Pokemon.
But yet ash feels bad for paul. I didn't even felt bad for him, HE DESERVED TO LOOSE!

Paul should be #1. All Paul did was abuse and abandon his Pokemon if they weren't powerful or "good enough". When I first saw Paul, I hated him from the start. I hated him because unlike all of Ash's rivals, he uses Pokemon for power instead of becoming friends with them. All of Ash's rivals loved their Pokemon, no matter what. Paul on the other hand just called them weak and pathetic every time he loses or in some cases, wins a battle.

Paul Is the biggest dick ever! He abandoned Chimchar and didn't even shed a tear...Cruel Jerk

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5 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.

"Oh why did Misty leave, she was awesome! " "The older show is better than the new show! " "Go die in a hole May and Dawn, and other female characters! We hate you! "

Do you know how whiny, bratty, and immature this sounds? I mean, some of the Misty fans are constantly complaining over a cartoon character's departure, and that's stupid. I mean, come on! Not only that, but they want to act like she was a perfect and pretty tomboy and crap like that. Dude, Misty was as far from tomboyish as you can get. She always insisted on going shopping, she was scared of harmless bugs, and she would always pick and choose which Pokemon and humans she was nice to. Are you kidding me? That's not tomboyish, that is snobby and stuck-up. All the other females were original (well, except for Serena) and they had their own qualities that made them very likable. I mean, May was sweet and tomboyish, Dawn was optimistic and playful, and Iris was athletic and headstrong. ...more

Misty is the worst character of all. All she does is follow ash around and never does anything productive. If any case ash is always saving her. Come on she claims to be sweet when really she is the meanest person ever. She is always insulting everybody and thinks she is so pretty. Come on can she have some modesty. What really annoyed me was the fact that ash found the togepi egg but misty still persisted in keeping it and pushed ash out of the way when it hatched. She basically stole his Pokemon. Also why does she act like pikachu belongs to her. It doesn't. She is a brat and the worst Pokemon character of all. Why is she so mean to psyduck? A Pokemon trainer loves all their Pokemon and if it wasn't for him misty would have no Pokemon at all.

Misty acts like she's a perfect tomboy when she's not. A tomboy is a girl who likes sports, dirt, wearing loose clothing, and hanging out with boys. Misty only cared about looking pretty, romance, hitting her friends, and using her sisters as a lame excuse of why she did it. Not only that but she wore too many revealing clothes when she was only ten-years-old. Bikinis, small tank tops, short-shorts? That's not tomboyish, that's just hillbilly. Plus, the most annoying thing about her is that Togepi. Ash nearly got hurt when he found the egg, Brock stayed up day and night to take care of the egg, and even Meowth treated it like a baby before it hatched. What did Misty do? Nothing. She just stole it from them and babied it to death. When Ash got Phanpy it helped it to grow stronger and Brock did the same with Bonslide. And the thing about it is, they kept them in poke balls. Misty on the other hand just carried her baby around so she could look cute. May was sort of tomboyish, Dawn was ...more

Most overrated Pokémon character ever in my opinion! She isn't as great as her fans make her out to be. She constantly yells, complains, slaps ash, abuses psyduck, physically abuse ash and the only reason people like her is just because she is a tomboy! Really? She ain't that tomboyish to me in my opinion! Wearing pretty outfits and has a fear of harmless bugs isn't tomboyish at all in my opinion! Dawn and may are way better than misty in my opinion! - UltraLunalaX

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6 Burgundy Burgundy Burgundy is a fictional character who appears in the Pokémon Black & White anime series, a C-class Pokémon Connoisseur and rival to Cilan who she vowed revenge after losing to him in a Gym battle and evaluating her Pokémon she became motivated to study and become a high ranking Connoisseur in order ...read more.

This French bitch is utterly pathetic, having never won a single battle in her life and losing four.

Yeah. Because everyone wants a female version of Cilan. This is why Pokemon has become lame over the years. Absolutely unneccessary characters. This list is living proof. - Pikachulover1

I see you only hate generation 5 character. Honestly I hate burgundy too quite immature - Pokemonfan23

Does she know how to not YELL!? Why the heck did she have to bother Ash to get rid of his Pokemon? Nothing likable about her at all.

I don't know who any of these are but she’s ugly so... lol

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7 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!.

Cilan may be annoying, but hating him because he replaced Brock is stupid. We all know Brock had to leave but it wasn't just because he stayed so long, it's because of Ash. Why I say that is because Ash is the only child, and he lives alone with his mother so he had no father figure whatsoever. But after he met Brock, Ash kinda started depending on Brock for everything. He looked up to him as a role model and even began taking on some of his personality traits. Eventually though, Ash started to mature, and then grew into his own character which stated giving him not much of big need to depend on him. So he left not only to become a Pokemon doctor but also because he knew Ash could handle things on his own unless he met new friends. And besides, when Ash met Cilan, Cilan didn't really act as a brother or father but more of a close friend. He may have not have as big of a relationship, but he was still important to the plot. And if they hadn't created Cilan, the viewers would've gotten ...more

"I'm a stupid Conessuier! Oh my gosh its a movie! A train! A piece of pizza! " Grr... I hate this dude! There's the stupid "evaluation" and all the references to food! Who cares if your a stupid A- Class Conessuier! It's the dumbest life goal in the history of all time! - Pikachulover1

Conessuier, the worst goal in all existence. Not only does it require to act like a know-it-all jerk... just what the heck is the point of it? Just looking back on what he's said about Ash's Pokemon in their first battle, I wouldn't be surprised that he said those mean things to Burgundy's Pokemon. All this kid does is OBSESS over every little thing, because his real goal is that bland. Dudes worse than most fangirls of anything.

And the awful "Evaluation time! " or whatever... Is this show trying to get 5 year olds interested or something?

OH. MY. GOD. I hate cilan! He is so damn annoying and boring! He brings nothing to the story at all! All he does is cook and tell people how compatible they are with their pokemon. Truly the worst companion ever. I liked tracey better. - dankchu

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8 Harley

Revenge over a stupid cookie is one thing, but to hold a grudge over years and taking it out on a girl who only looked like the one who stole it? Talk about pathetic. All he does is get butt-hurt over May beating him, and no matter how many times May is willing to forgive him, he NEVER can. He's so sad that he dresses up as a little girl. Really, a baby outfit would be a better suit for him since that's what he all acted like. It's surprising he even had a friend (Solidad) from how huge of a self-centered prick he was.

Harley is just stupid. He has a vendetta against a girl just because she said his cookie wasn't 'half-bad'. I mean come on. A cookie. She wasn't trying to be mean. He acts like a three year old. OH, YOU POOR BABY, MAY HATED YOUR COOKIE! GROW THE HELL UP, HARLEY! - TwilightKitsune

I hate this guy the only thing he ever does is hold vendettas against May and tries to sabotage her every minute. So she's better than you at contests, get over it you lunatic. And wear something NORMAL for a change!

I’m fine when it’s a stupid grudge but when it in to psychotic idiotic revenge streak that never never never never never never never never never never never never no never never never never never never never ever ends she night as well blast off with team rocket BITCH

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9 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.

"I'd say she's a breath of fresh air compared to know-it-all whiny brat Max"

I'd say it's the other way if around you ask me. I mean, sure Max is annoying but at least he was kind of nice and not so hyperactive all the time. Bonnie on the other hand acted wild and stupid. I know she's just a little kid but that's no excuse. They act like they have to make the series about stereotypical females. All the other years we had a competitive tomboy, sweet coordinator, cheerful girly-girl, and a wild jungle girl. In other words, unique females. Now, we have a ten-year-old barbie doll, and pint sized idiot.

GET RID OF THIS STUPID BRAT, man she is the worst ever, her voice is annoying and she deserves to die, no one is more worse then her in anime history, no one!, Seriously I love Pokemon but these characters just make me hate it, including Ash, he used to be cool but now he's just weird in a annoying way, before he was weird in a funny way

I don't know what you guys expect a little girl (younger than ten) to do and be like.

Honestly, do you believe most ten year olds are calm, not hyperactive, don't bag for things, play around, etc...? I'd say she's a breath of fresh air compared to know-it-all, whiny brat Max who threw a fit over a friend beating his dad fair and squire. She can't have Pokemon yet, so it's going to be obvious that she isn't going to be able to do much at all. But I'd say for a child she really isn't that bad or obnoxious. I can say I can do without the 'hay older woman marri mi bro! ' gag but really the anime has always thrown in annoying gags/lines since the beginning of time and I've learned to ignore it really and it's not done often defiantly not as much as Brock's ear pull/poison jab one those were never funny (no, they weren't) but people don't hate Brock or Max or Misty or Crogank for that. =/

Max was smart. Bonnie's annoying trash.

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10 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.

Gary, Misty, and Brock shouldn't be on here. And come on guys, give Team Rocket a little credit. They've been after Pikachu for 17 years and still haven't given up. At least be impressed by their determination. - Pikachulover1

No. Get Gary off of here. He's awesome. Seriously.

I have no problem with gary what so ever. There's nothing wrong with a friendly rivalry. And him and ash are prime examples. Now look at him he's a Pokemon researcher now and I think it's pretty cool. I couldn't think of anyone better that would be a cooler researcher than gary.

this turd

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The Contenders

11 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.

Personally, I remember despising Dawn at first. And why was that? Stupid propaganda and shippers that's what. With everyone commenting on how /awful/ and /useless/ Dawn was, I didn't really know any better and I agreed. It wasn't until I started watching the DP series that I understood how not awful and useless Dawn was.

Dawn is one of my favorite Pokemon characters up to date. And no, it wasn't because she was pretty or anything, but it was the character development she's been through. Unlike May, who managed to succeed in everything last minute (forgive me if I'm wrong, it's been a while since I watched the advanced gen, and I do like May thank you very much), I loved how Dawn was pretty much set to fail during the beginning. It showed that contests weren't easy. You had to work hard to reach your goals. And I believe that the writers did a great job with that for Dawn. During the beginning of her journey Dawn was overly confident, and determined to be a Top Coordinator. She ...more

I hate how everyone dislikes Dawn so much. I mean, just because she wears short skirts, does feminine things (like a girl is supposed to), and likes cute Pokemon, everybody hates her.

(1) There is nothing wrong with wearing mini-dresses when your a girl. Like how there is nothing wrong with a girl wearing shorts and crop-tops (yeah, if Misty can do it, so can Dawn, there just being feminine)

(2) As I said early, there's nothing wrong with a girl being feminine. Not all girls are tomboys. And besides, I don't think Dawn's all that girly. I mean, she says words like "awesome" and "cool", catches really strong Pokemon (Mamoswine, Quilava), has natural athletic abilities, and has the ability to defend herself like Misty and Iris.

(3) Some of you see where I'm getting at with my examples. Now listen, as you can tell, all the female companions have a thing for cute Pokemon, but for some reason all of the fans only get mad at Dawn because of it. I mean, come on, it's a ...more

It saddens me how Dawn is so high up on this list just because she's girly and beat May and does contests just like May too. I love May, but just because she was the first coordinator does not mean Dawn is automatically worse than her or a horrible character. Unlike Serena she did not cry over her first loss. After losing three times she cried but quickly got back up because she realized that it would not change anything and that she needs to work hard and be determined. This is character development. After realizing what she was doing wrong, she learned from her mistakes and was able to beat May using that knowledge. At least she did not cut her hair and change her whole look thinking that will change everything (which by the way it does not) I also don't like the fact that people hate on her because of her style of clothing. Like have you seen Misty in some episodes? She shows more than Dawn ever had but no everyone still thinks it's fine for her to wear more revealing clothes BUT ...more

No why? - Userguy44

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12 Georgia

This girl is annoying as hell. She's rude and eats other people's food. She's like a cross between Harley and Ursula, she become a "Dragon Buster" just because she got beaten in a land where dragon Pokemon live. Please. And then every time she loses a match she'll be like "It's not a dragon type so it doesn't count." That girl is freakishly obsessing over dragon type Pokemon

LOL I love how someone chose the country instead of the character - NobodyFamous

Oh my good, you always say that your going to beat Iris, but you never do! You always talking, but your so weak that you get out on the first round in every battle tournament!

Do I need to explain. - Userguy44

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13 Jessie

I don't agree, Jessie had a bad life, I'm pretty sure her dad died and her mom disappeared trying to catch Mew. She was taken into an orphanage that was so broke she ate snow. She grew up and wanted to be a nurse but failed cause the school was for Chanseys. She meet James at Pokemon tech and got the worst score ever (with James. ) She is also mistreated by guys. She had a awful life that made her the way she is today, her and Misty is the most realistic.

I'm so glad this whore is on this list. I've hated her since I was in eleventh grade for her bitchy behavior. Why, she makes me pleased that I have no girlfriend. I wish that Meowth killed her.

If anyone asks me, I'm sick of how she and her teammates seem show up in every episode of Pokemon, recite a poem, and scream, "We're blasting off again! " whenever they lose. What would please me a lot is if Team Rocket, except Meowth, actually dies and gets sent to hell, where they can be tortured forever.

Everyone compares Jessie to Misty when the two are actually different. Yeah, they are both tsunderes but, unlike Misty, Jessie had a bad life. And I know what you're saying "They both had terrible lives." Actually no, Misty just grew up with sisters who teased her every now and then. I mean, I know how it feels but that's no excuse to go around beating people up. Jessie on the other hand grew up in an orphanage and was forced to eat snow and mess like this. Not only that, but Jessie's a villain, which doesn't make her personality that strange. But Misty, you're a hero, so act like it!

SHE has played her parts well,as well as James,so make team rocket #1 NOW

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14 Bianca Bianca Bianca is a character from Pokemon by gamefreak & Nintendo. She is one of the rivals & a childhood friend of the protagonist in Pokemon black and Pokemon White. She lives in Nuvema Town, and was held back of being a Pokemon trainer because of her overprotective father wouldn't let her be one. Bianca ...read more.

Oh come this girl shouldn't even be on this list. She needs to have her one website about how stupid and annoying she is. But then her stupidity would probably cause the Internet to crash. Bianca grow up and then you can be a trainer but you have a mind of a five year old but then again a five year old is probably smarter than you.

A five year old could write a better comment than whatever it is you just said. - Thifer20

I want to drop kick her in the face, she's so annoying. I seriously can't stand her always running around like a stupid, blonde airhead.

I like it when Ash get pushed, rushed and everything else. Lets face it, Bianca had way better Pokemon in the games than Ash will ever use, and there fore he should be replaced. And lets face it, Bianca had an awesome personality too.

Thifer20 a five year old could comprehend 10x better than you you and Bianca are so much alike

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15 James

Really? I know TRio has lost their charm over the years and are just useless nowadays, but seriously he's nowhere near the worst get him off here!

My opinion james is good at heart it's just the decisions that he made were bad in my mind james actually likes Pokemon and if he would just get away from those two big mouths he could have a great future I mean come on who wants to spend their whole life blasting off time and time again

Oh jessi! This is boring! I don't want to be on this list!

James is the best get him off this list! Shield your eyes Eric Stuart! - Kavek

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16 Cameron

Cameron is a completely unnecessary character. Him being an idiot and being good at battles was already done by Bianca, only better. And after he beat Bianca in the Unova League, that's when I began to hate him.

He is one of worst Ash's rivals ever! I was very disappointed when he became so stupid! I wanted him to be like Ritchie and not an idiot cheater. - Nectaria

What can you say about Cameron he's as idiotic as they come. I mean he doesn't know that you have to have 8 gym badges to get in the Pokemon league and that a full battle consists of six Pokemon. He ain't no trainer he's a laughing stock. But I gotta say he does add a lot of character to the show. He just needs to figure out how to use it right.

He was supposed to be a character like Paul, but failed in every way. Very unnecessary in my opinion

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17 Kenny

Kenny is a little prick, that is what he is. I hated him since I first saw him in the anime. His first appearance was making fun of Dawn in front of her new friends (Ash and Brock) by telling them embarrassing childhood stories about her. And we have to believe he wants to be with her? He doesn't respect her. You know what he deserves? Dawn to drop kick him right in the face. - Rue

How is he not already on this list? And how is Dawn on this list and not Kenny? Oh, right. I guess it's because he is so forgettable! I always hated the way he treated Dawn like a trophy, and was jealous of her and Ash's friendship. He is also the reason she was traumatized by Plusle and Minen. He always talked down to her and NEVER cared about HER feelings! He " wanted" her because he had a crush on her but doesn't care about her as a person. He has NO good qualities whatsoever. He's so pathetic that I almost feel sorry for him. Almost.

I have a brother named Kenny, and he is such an ass! If you ever meet him, would you kill him for me?

I hated Kenny and I hate Penguinshipping too. Penguinshipping is completely one sided with no hints from Dawn's side. - Jackster

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18 Alain

The league isn't the sole reason why I despise Alain. Alain had so much potential to be such a good character, but he ended up bland and predictable. He only lost twice but never lost again after those losses. You know he's going to win because that's the kind of character he is. He doesn't even need you typical wish fulfillment, he just wins. I have a feeling they only made him like this because of Charizard and they have to make Charizard a complete bad ass for marketing purposes. (YES, Charizard is STILL overrated and a marketing ploy. Charizard as a Pokemon is very well known and liked despite losing some of its popularity lately)

It really sucks. I loved the concept they had with Alain, being an anti-hero protagonist who is being manipulated by the bad guy and all, as well as showing of mega evolution, but it just ended up not as good as it could've been. This might be an unpopular opinion, but I wish Alain had more struggle as a trainer as it would feel more realistic. ...more - Rue

Am I the only one that doesn't care for his bond with marron? It's so shoe-horned I can't even take it seriously! I get they only had 5 episodes to work with, but it's like after episode 1 ( when they met) they suddenly became so close they do anything for each other. Yuck!

You fool Alain! People hate you because you're a villain! If you challenge me to a battle, I will forfeit it immediately! - AngusMacdonaldMii

He is so dumb he always uses Charizard then mega evolves it."Mega evolve"You mega evolve yourself to death. He collects mega evolution which is dumb. Just get lost brat.

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19 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.

Are you serious, charizard should not even be on this list. Ok charizard didn't exactly listen to ash at first but that was due to ash's lack of experience at the time. Now he and charizard are almost as close as he and pichachu are. So in my opinion charizard on this list is like saying that a magikarp is the most powerful Pokemon of all time. Seriously this is worst choice on this list that I have seen

Ah yes, those stupid and utterly annoying Magikarp jokes... What idiots. - IceFoxPlayz

Heh, I bet the people who put Charizard on this list never watched past season 1. Charizard is definitely one of Ash's best and most reliable Pokemon these days, he shouldn't be here.

No way should he be here.. This guy is the main reason I love charizard so much! He's definitely one of ash's best Pokemon

He is one of the best fire type pokemon... Enough said! - Crystalsnow

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20 Stephen

No one cares about what your name is Stephen! You say you want to change your name but if you do, it will still be spelled the same way! It will still be pronounced wrong! Get over it! - Pikachulover1

I have a feeling his name is actually pronounced "Wrong".

It's STEPHAN! Not Stephen

Annoying as hell! - Userguy44

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21 Clemont Clemont Clemont originates in Pokemon XY, created by Nintendo & game freak. is a gym leader of the lumoise city. He specialized in electric Pokemon and is known as a genius. ...read more.

Take Clemont off the list! He's awesome, he's cute, handsome, protective, motherly, and nerdy. His inventions explode and it's funny.

He shouldn't be in here, he is way better than Brock.

Definitely inferior to Brock, but much better than Cilan. If they kept him, and brought back Brock, that would be pretty cool, in my opinion.

Take Clemont off the list. He best Boi, He doesn't even DESERVE to be on this list.

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22 Max

I hate him the most because he's such a know nothing know it all. He thinks he knows everything about pokemon and in his FIRST appearance, he started saying that Ash was weak and that he could have done better. I mean he didn't say it in those words, but that was definitely the gist of it. Normally, I wouldn't hate him just for that since he was just a kid and didn't really know how difficult battling was, but even AFTER he traveled with Ash and May and saw how hard they trained and how difficult coordinating and battling were, he STILL looked down on them for only getting in the top 8. When he bragged to misty saying that may wouldn't have gotten so far without him, I wanted her to punch him. I mean, she's a GYM LEADER, she knows how hard people train, instead, she just tells him to be EASIER on may. And in another episode, I can't really remember much except for the fact that he was left alone for some reason with all the pokemon and May's munchlax was there and he WENT TO SLEEP ...more

No really. Get Max OFF here. He was a GREAT character and should come back!

No! Keep on here! And I need to vote this to get him higher than Bonnie cause Bonnie is the best character ever and Max is the absolute WORST! - TGBBOD

He's nothing but a little smarty pants know it all that gets on my nerves especially when he thinks he knows everything there to know about Pokemon when he clearly doesn't I hope one day reality comes and smacks him right in the face then maybe he'll realize that he's definitely not smarter than everyone

I know. He is the the most stupidest anime character on this whole entire planet. - KyleLarsonFan16

He was really annoying, like really, he thinks that he knows everything about Pokemon. Should be In number 1

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23 Porygon Porygon

Really, seizures? That was Pikachu's fault!

It was the director fault not porygon.

I think it's cute, and Pikachu caused the flashing lights not this poor guy.

It was pikachu and the directors fault

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24 Dawn's Piplup

Very obnoxious & stupid. At least Pikachu has shown that he can deal with Team Rocket on his own. But this self-centered dumbass only knows how to scream when given a chance to show itself to Team Rocket. And it so friken bratty & mostly remains bratty though out the show. To this day I'm confused as to why she didn't choose Turtwig over that brat since how Piplub acted around Dawn. Also his reason for not wanting to evolve is the most stupid and illogical reason to not want to evolve ever. Seriously, just cause you evolved how would that magically make Dawn forget the moment they meet?

I give credit where credit is due piplup is strong but it needs grow up and stop acting like a spoiled little brat. It's started a lot of fights with a lot of Pokemon because it doesn't like anyone ruining its pride or just for stupid reasons

Dawn is a good character, but no offense to her, but her Piplup is mean. It is a brat in my opinion. I can't even tell wether it's a boy or a girl.

This thing is terrible. So gible is trying to learn Draco meteor (I think it’s called) & unintentionally always hits piplup. What does this do? Talk to him about it? Ask him to not do it anymore? No. This douchebag imagines him getting heavily scolded by ash & dawn while getting heavily praise by them & grinning bigly about it. He imagines a new group member getting hurt mentally FOR SOME ACCIDENTS! Wish this thing got killed! No wonder a lot of Pokemon from other trainers were unfriendly towards it. They can sense the jerk within him. Also a pretty pathetic Pokemon on its own. Can’t even deal with team rocket on its own, & has to resort to screaming to get everyone else to notice them. Jessie, James, & meowth where right on that episode when they said that piplup can’t do anything on its own, & he proved it himself. What a dumb@$$!

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25 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 really really goes on my nerves; first he falls in love with every goodlooking girl he meets, except the main character ones, making him look really creepy like some stalker or a dude who would wait for you in a dark ally.. You get my drift. It too, makes him look to be very superficial, because all he cares about seems to be looks, given that he always falls in love at first glance.

His family sucks too, and he is no better, with his always absent parents ( even they don't care about their load of kids) and he himself who left his siblings all alone to themselves when he left for the last time, with nothing but the next oldest brother in charge who seems to be nothing more than another Brock in looks and in behaviour (see, even the writers don't care about them enough to create an individual character).

Thirdly, his appearance with his always military colored clothes and his seemingly not existing eyes are not nice to look at in my opinion, you could say I have ...more

Who added Brock? People, Brock's the only reason the Anime even WAS good! This guy's awesome!

Honestly, I can't hate him. In fact, he's one of my favorites, but it DOES get annoying that he's constantly reduced to someone who falls instantly in love with every attractive female. I mean, he's a great battler when the writers allow him to be, but even then sometimes they make him downright mean. Like in that one advanced generation episode, he just joined a contest because he had a crush on someone else and very nearly won. The issue was that he KNEW may wanted to be top coordinator. Again, not an issue IF HE WAS SERIOUS ABOUT BEING A COORDINATOR, but he ONLY joined because of a girl. Had he won, the ribbon would have been useless. I mean, even if may HADN'T won, we would have at least known that whoever won it was going to use it to go to the grand festival. I'm just saying that in that episode he was uncharacteristically mean spirited. Ash also joined a contest or two if I remember correctly, but I don't think they were official, but even if they were, he would have used the ...more

No. - Userguy44

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26 Jessie's Wobbuffet

Normally having a wobbuffet is like watching paint dry but jessie's wobbuffet is so damn entertaining. Always popping out of its pokeball when you least expect it. And my favorite part is when jessie gets mad every time it comes out.

Whoever put this is stupid. Wobbuffet is awesome

Actually, he was fine to me. Dawn's piplup was annoying as she was

I hear that sleepy eyes Jessie's Wobbuffet will be fired like a dog? I can't imagine what is taking so long! - IHateEverything

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27 Tobias

Lawl I'm here just to prevent Ash from winning the league. Tobias is a character that should have never been made.

A Darkrai... And a Latios... How is that even possible in the anime? I'll bet his full team was legends. Unfair, man, unfair.

When Ash finally beats Paul, gets out of the Top 8 position, and is this close to winning the league, this guy comes in. No, not with your average Raichu or Caterpie, but with a bunch of stinkin' legendary Pokemon. And in the end, he creams all 6 of Ash's Pokemon with 2 and becomes the victor. Either the writers wanted to make Ash seem cooler, or they tried to give us another so-called rival we wanted Ash to wipe the floor with.

Why would you bring in the concept of legendary based teams

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28 N

N is one mysterious character but I understand his love for Pokemon the thing that I don't understand is why he can't stand Pokemon battles. Pokemon battles aren't a way to abuse Pokemon it's a way to boost the bonds between trainers and their Pokemon. But hey the guy doesn't mean any harm he just has his own way of caring about Pokemon.

His anime appearance has pretty much turned a well written and well developed anti-hero into somewhat of a dumbass in distress who either gets hurt or gets captures. I get that he's willing to put his wellbeing aside for Pokemon even in the face of danger, but he does this a lot and honestly it gets old. There's even one episode where it's pretty much just him taking the hits for a Braviary. Also, he's condescending but it's not in character. He's supposed to talk too fast and mysterious, but he just talks like every normal person. In short he's pretty much an SJW trying to sound heroic.

N was just arrogant and self-righteous beyond belief. I'm sure he's rather have a whole building burn with people in it then to send out water Pokemon to help just because he doesn't want Pokemon working with trainers. Idiot.

I hate this character so much such a useless character Hilbert’s way better. - Ninja-Z

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29 Ursula

Is just jerk to cause drama. No personality besides being a sore loser and she had no reason to be so cruel to Dawn.

She is a stupid jerk

I don't like her she's annoying, causes drama for no particular reason the only thing that makes me only dislike her instead hate her is because she looks like Teto.. Yeah I know stupid reason but come on! Who could hate teto?

New meme: was the Pokèmon character Ursula named after the little mermaid or is the mutant octopus named after Pokèmon?

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30 Scraggy Scraggy

It looks like some fool walking around pulling up their pants! This Pokemon is terrible.

I hate Ash's Scraggy, but the species is cool, especially when it evolves. - Goatworlds

Where do I even begin. So first, when you were hatched, you used Headbutt on just about everything and caused problems with Gavantula. Then later, you just had to go Headbutt the Foongus didn't you! Then you got everyone (except for Oshawott, darn) plus yourself poisoned! How much dumber can you get? - Pikachulover1

"I hate Ash's Scraggy, but the species is cool, especially when it evolves. - Goatworlds"
It's not scraggy's fault BW ash is a brainless moron who can't be even a decent trainer at all

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31 Damian Damian

Should be a lot higher in my opinion! Damian is hands down, the worst Pokemon trainer ever in my opinion! Heck he is worse than Serena in my opinion! At least Serena actually cares for her Pokemon and never abandoned her own Pokemon and think it was funny, whilst Damian on the other hand, abandoned his own charmander in the rain (he could've died if it wasn't for ash and friends saving charmander's poor life) and he didn't even care for his actions! Ugh! Worst trainer ever in my opinion! - UltraLunalaX

Damian and Serena should swap places

Poor Charmander :(

32 Axew Axew

Ohh.. Your so innocent... Not. Your innocence didn't work out to well with Ash and Oshawott, did it? When those two were training for the rematch against Lenora, you made the waterfall go wicked fast and messed them up! Even though I hate Oshawott, Ash isn't TOTALLY stupid! - Pikachulover1

Feel sorry for the guy in the anime. He's just been Togepi 2.0 for all of the Isshu series but he wants to be fully evolved.

Dragon Rage? More like Dragon Sneeze! -Ash Ketchum

Good for u... we can all repeat our names and anyways how dirty must you be from living inside a dummies hair

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33 Trip

Uggh! I hate Trip! Why does he have to illustrate his journey? Why? And what happened to him? He used to be a happy little boy. Now look at him! And his stupid attitude. He's racist to Kanto too.

Gary may have been an arrogant jerk in the beginning, but I bet he'd beat this kid hands down without trying these days.

Always pessimistic. He says it's a "waste of time" battling ash. Yeah ash kinda sucked at seasons 14 or 15 but he doesn't need to show off like a snobby kid. Who wants to be friends with that? Oh right, no wonder he has no friends...

He should be higher. I hate this dude! - Userguy44

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

The only thing that ditto is good for is transforming that's all it can do what a lousy excuse for a Pokemon I'm glad it's on the list I just wished it was first on the list or at least the top five.

A pink blob can transform into anything.

I hate that pice of goo

Ditto can transform into any Pokemon.

Why this comes in handy is because stay you were kidnapped by someone you could use your ditto to create a diversion.

An example of how ditto can be used to a villian advantage is Brodie from Team Magna has a ditto who transformed into the castform that Ash was ament to give the disc-drive to.

Also in the anime, Dulpica has a ditto in Ditto's Mysterious Masion (and a mini-ditto later on, where she returned in Johto.)

Please notice Dulpica is the only reapparancing character not from the main line up to have two appearances.

A.J ( The path to the Pokemon league)
Joe ( The school of Hard knocks)
Giselle ( The school of Hard knocks)
Otoshi ( Bad to the Bone)
Richie ( A Friend Indeed, Friends to the end)

E.c.t. because no one wants to see Damain.

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35 Trubbish

Ugly in the anime, ugly in the game. You stink, literally! You're trash that kindergarteners like. It doesn't get much lamer than that! And another thing, in the anime, how is it possible for YOU to move that much trash overnight? You don't even have legs! - Pikachulover1

The producers have definitely run out of ideas for designs if they're going to make a Pokemon like this. I personally don't like or dislike this Pokemon, though.

Just a ugly stinky piece of trash who fell of the ugly tree and hit all the branches on the way down

Ughhh. Arceus Dammit! you genwunners all say BAW! nintendo is running out of ideas! buy ya know I think this thing is cute! its more creative then sludge or magnets which by the way I like those pokemon to!

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36 Professor Oak Professor Oak

He's just some old man who sits on his arse at the lab and does nothing.

He's about as boring as you can get instead of professor oak how about professor oaf cause that is how he acts al the time.

Well, if it weren't for him, he'd never have the Pikachu so GIVE HIM SOME CREDIT!

Professor Oak is unattractive, both inside and out. I fully understand why her former husband left her for a man �" he made a good decision. - IHateEverything

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37 Togepi Togepi Togepi, known in Japan as Togepy, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Oh my god, all you did was cry. You saved the group maybe 2-3 times, when Psyduck could've done the same. You were useless, unlike Psyduck. You got all the positive attention when Psyduck deserved it. You aren't even cute, there's no reason to like you.

Whoever added this very cute Pokemon is insane. It's so cute!

Togepi lost much of their money on that run �" that's why Togepi carries their own bags now. - IHateEverything

"Oh my god, all you did was cry"

Togepi was a literal...baby though?

38 Lana

Literally all 3 of the new girls don't deserve to be here. Mallow hasn't had much focus to have an legit reason to dislike her. (She's not made for sex appeal, you idiot.) Lillie is hated mostly by salty amourshippers, annoying (opinionated) and that she's "not like the game Lillie" (Which no one bothers to understand that the anime is an entirely different canon and doesn't follow the games for that reason) and Lana? She's such a sweet girl who also doesn't take crap from anyone that harms Pokemon who is the most underrated of the 3. And for some reason the person who submitted her didn't bother leaving a comment on why they hate her, so we can't comprehend why she's hated except for the assumption that amourshippers need to bash her for not being Serena. - Rue

Lana is awesome - SushigirlO6

So now Lillie, mallow, and Lana is on here. And let me guess why, 'because she took up a spot that could've been used for Mary Sue (Serena)! How dare she! ' Misty got to travel two regions because there was no girl around ash's age that could travel with him in G/S era. That's it. Get over it! And Serena can't travel with ash around kalos, because there's nothing there that's even a little related to her goal, and she can't abandon her goal, as she made it clear to her mom that she found a goal that she loves, & would make what her mom said seem true 'once something becomes hard for you, you want to quit and do something else! ' (Something like that). But of course, most you boreshippers don't give a rats @$$ about serenas character, just want her to be a tool for ash being shoved with her. - person5000

Lana should be #1. Serena should be down here.

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39 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 feel so sorry for Meowth. He lived on the streets and was always so hungry. He fell in love and tried to impress another Meowth who belonged to a trainer, but she was really rude and told him she only cared about humans. So he actually LEARNT TO WALK AND TALK LIKE A HUMAN, which is a huge feat for a Pokémon and shows just how strong his love was...but then the other Meowth just thought it was weird! After everything he's done the snobbish brat turned him down. Poor Meowth joins Team Rocket because Rocket was the first word he ever learnt, and later in the anime he meets the other Meowth again, who was abandoned. Meowth challenged the leading Persian and defeats him, but instead of impressing the Meowth she falls for the Persian and rushes to his aid. Ouch.

Actually I kinda feel sorry for him. - Goatworlds

Well I don't feel sorry for meowth he's was just an has been

He’s better than Jessie and James. - Userguy44

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40 Delia Ketchum

Why you name your son ash ketchup

She lets a 10 year old run wild in different regions and nearly get killed many times

'Ketchum' is actually a play on words. If you didn't already know, the main catchphrase of the series is 'Gotta catch em' all. Ketchum is a play on Catch em'.

Delia is a hot milf. I had a dream of having sex with her. Yeah, I'm weird.

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41 Giovanni Giovanni

Really dumb Giovanni begged my people for a job. Turned her down twice and then went hostile. Major loser, zero credibility! - IHateEverything

Looks awful in anime

One word.UGLY.

42 Princess Allie

She's a really dumb and snotty brat.

She's about as snotty as Ursula

I think she's funny but she made me jealous... (Blushes and stares at Ckemont)

I got so mad at this character when I watched the episode she was in (plus Snorlax is one of my favourite pokémon)

43 Ritchie

What? I thought Ritchie was a good character. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Ritchie is a totally overrated clown who speaks without knowing the facts. - IHateEverything

Just what we needed...a ripoff Ash. - NibiruMul

He's nice. - Userguy44

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44 Tracey

Tracey is worst character! He is so annoying! And he replaced Brock!?!?!?! What! Brock was one of the best characters! I hate him and everyone else does too!

Hate him, hate him! Why did he replace Brock?!?! He's not even funny. And all he does is take pictures. Terrible. Just terrible.

Umm...he takes pictures? Just because someone takes pictures doesn't mean they should be shamed upon for it...

He’s not THAT good in my opinion (but he’s WAY better than Sophocles), but did you HAVE to have him almost replace Brock. He isn’t funny as Brock, Cilan (yes I like Cilan) and Clemont. But he is better than Kiawe, Sophocles and Lana.

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45 Unown Unown Unown is a Psychic type Pokémon from the Johto region, taking on the form of letters and punctuation. It is often considered the weakest Pokémon, with low stats and access to only one move, Hidden Power (which can be learnt by nearly every Pokémon anyway)

What the hell are unown anyway?

"Ugly" like you


I think they meant the unknown like from that one movie I think was the 3rd? Yeah 3rd

46 Skyla Skyla

So dumb. Really, she should of told her grandpa to get someone else for the gym or never done her sky battles in the first place and just have given out the badges like Volkner did. She can figure out a strategy for electric types, but other trainers couldn't figure out strategies for flying types? I'm really surprised her grandpa didn't take her out of being a gym leader actually. Her sky battles Makes her seem like a know it all bimbo.

Disgrace to all gym leaders out there. "Air battles" really talk about a childish concept right there. The saying the apple doesn't fall far from the tree definitely doesn't apply to her because in her case the apple flew so far from the tree that you'd need a gps system to track it

"Hey Challengers! Since I'm sick and tired of being a gym leader, Imma' battle you kids in my head! Then I'll have sometime to fly planes! "

If you wanted to fly, then be pilot cause it is obvious that you suck at your position.

Only rule 34 material and nothing else. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

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47 Professor Birch

Replace the r with t, and you have got what I think of him. - DapperPickle

Ouch dapper pickle. Just ouch.

He is simply horrible

Pokemon GO! sucks. They don't give Nintendo ANY credit! And people who play Pokèmon can't even pronounce it. My enemy says, "come on! Let's play Pokomon go! "
Yes, with an O.

Why couldn't they use Professor Oak?

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48 Munchlax Munchlax
49 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Jigglypuff, known in Japan as Purin, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Jigglypuff how about jigglynuff as in enough of your singing I mean you know that it puts everyone around you to sleep stop getting mad and leaving your mark on everyone's face cause you have no one to blame but yourself

Jigglypuff sucks

Total lightweight Jigglypuff. - IHateEverything

Why the heck is Jigglypuff on here? Jigglypuff's cute!

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50 Team Rocket's Meowth

Who's idea was it to put Meowth on this list? I swear, a show with Meowth as the main character would be a thousand times more watchable than another predictable Ash Ketchum "adventure".

Why is he here twice? - Userguy44


"Meowth, that's right! "

besides the dumb ash n pokochoo

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