Originally Posted by Fat Ice-eyes
I hate this. It invalidates a lot of core pokemon concepts; I can't hide my sweeper until the endgame, and I know exactly what to sacrifice, always. This removes a considerable layer of the skill in pokemon.
I'm not seeing the upside the OP and a few others seem to be viewing. To me the quote above seems like a much more reasonable view at the moment.
Edit: Thanks Andrea, you made me feel better.