Originally Posted by Fat Onicon
1. Nothing indicates an intent or a purpose, probably just laziness or carelessness. Some morons probably have taken Igglybuff or Cleffa as a template and have forgotten to change the type, which explains why it happens to be a Normal type; it also explains the strange gender distribution.
2. Because it is like that. In the 4th and the 5th generation it actually has 15 PP.
1) Ok and do you know why it looks so sad ? It's not cute at all due to its sadface :(. A baby pokemon is an excuse for adding a cute creature for kids amiright ?
2) Didn't noticed it has been increased to 15 PP even though I had Snivy when I played Pokemon white. It's still low compared to other moves with similar strength (tackle, water gun, gust etc).