Flavourmons: what if you took the flavor text literally? (no OHKO or Auto-Win effects)

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Purugly gen 5 dex: It binds its body with its tails to make itself look bigger. If it locks eyes, it will glare ceaselessly.

Purugly now has Glare.
That actually doesn't make sense, since the Japanese name of the move translates to "snake glare" (it's based on the myth that you'll be paralyzed if you lock eyes with a snake); only reptilian Pokemon are able to learn it now.
Leer would make sense, though (the Japanese name of that move just means glare).


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"It has a pliable body without any bones. If any part of its body is torn off, it grows right back."

Regenerator as possible ability.


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Emerald Pokedex: Once it starts running, it doesn't stop. Its tiny brain makes it so stupid that it can't remember why it started running in the first place.

Any attack that involves affecting the mind in some way (such as Hypnosis) will either have a reduced effect or no effect at all on Rhyhorn, as there is little to no mind there for the move to affect.


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Pearl: It can summon rain clouds. People long ago revered it as the bringer of plentiful harvests.

Black/White: It brought rains by opening portals to another world. It was revered as a bringer of plentiful harvests.

bronzong gets drizzle ... gg politoed

The world's laziest Pokémon. It moves to another spot when there's no food left within its reach.

If it's berry or leftovers is gone, Truant stops
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][/B]If it's berry or leftovers is gone, Truant stops
It dons its Choice Band, its weapon of choice in the hunt for food. Or is it required to start with one of those? Even so, it gets Fling. Fling away your food, go apeshit. I like it.

They are kind but can be relentless when defending territory. They challenge foes with tusks that can cut steel.
Their sturdy tusks will stay sharp even if used to cut steel beams. These Pokémon are covered in hard armor.
Black 2
White 2
Its tusks are incredibly destructive. They can easily slice through a thick, sturdy steel column every time.

So Dual Chop should be SE against steel?
Pokemon Ruby said:
DUSCLOPS’s body is completely hollow - there is nothing at all inside. It is said that its body is like a black hole. This POKéMON will absorb anything into its body, but nothing will ever come back out.
Any contact move on Dusclopes will instantly KO the opponent to stimulate the absorption effect.


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Black Pokedex: It warms its body by absorbing sunlight with its wings. When its body temperature falls, it can no longer move.

Druddigon's Speed is increased by two stages when under Drought or Sunny Day, likewise, Druddigon's speed is reduced to an absolute minimum under Hail or Snow Warning.


Emerald Pokedex: It is distinguished by a pattern of spots that is always different. Its unsteady, tottering walk has the effect of fouling its foe's aim.

Spinda's evasion is set at +1 when it enters battle, it can raise its evasion further by using Teeter Dance.

It is usually undetectable because it blends in with the ground. Touching it can cause terrible poisoning.

Only able to be hit by Ground type attacks

It loves sweet honey. To keep all the honey to itself, it hurls rivals away with its prized horn.

Megahorn phazes now if Heracross holds honey
White: Bisharp pursues prey in the company of a large group of Pawniard. Then Bisharp finishes off the prey.
Whenever Bisharp is involved in Beat Up, the opponent is insta KOed.

Black: When its body dries out, it weakens. So, to prevent dehydration, it wraps itself in many layers of thin membrane.
Accelgor activates Aqua Ring immediately upon switch-in.

BW2: They use psychic power to control their arms, which are made of a special liquid. They can crush boulders psychically.
Any Psychic-type moves Reuniclus uses become Super Effective against Rock-types.

Black: It can help in tunnel construction. Its drill has evolved into steel strong enough to bore through iron plates.
BW2: Forming a drill with its steel claws and head, it can bore through a steel plate, no matter how thick it is.
Steel-type moves used by Excadrill will be Super Effective against Steel-types.

Gold: In an attempt to hide itself, it will run around at top speed to kick up a blinding dust storm.
Whenever Sandslash switches out, a Sandstorm kicks up.
White: Bisharp pursues prey in the company of a large group of Pawniard. Then Bisharp finishes off the prey.
Whenever Bisharp is involved in Beat Up, the opponent is insta KOed.
I think it would make a little more sense to have the opponent be KO'd instantly if Bisharp is the last attacker called via Beat Up.


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Exploud triggers earthquakes with the tremors it creates by bellowing. If this Pokémon violently inhales from the ports on its body, it's a sign that it is preparing to let loose a huge bellow.
Exploud automatically uses Earthquake as well when it uses Hyper Voice?


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We probably shouldn't confuse movement speed with reaction time when considering base speeds. After all, if Pidgeot accelerated from zero to Mach 2 inside a battle arena, the acceleration alone would turn it into feathery mush, not to mention the impact with a wall.
All eeveemon flavours


BW2:Inhaled air is carried to its flame sac, heated, and exhaled as fire that reaches over 3,000 degrees F.
Whenever Flareon is hit by a flying type move, it takes no damage and gets its fire type moves increased in power. (Kinda like a flash fire but with a flying type immunity)

Silver: Every hair on its body starts to stand sharply on end if it becomes charged with electricity.
Whenever Jolteon uses Charge, any physical hits to Jolteon deal 12.5% damage to the attacker (like Iron Barbs)

BW2: Its cell composition is similar to water molecules. As a result, it can’t be seen when it melts away into water.
In rain, Vaporeon increases evasiveness (like Sand Veil in a Sandstorm)

BW2: When exposed to the moon’s aura, the rings on its body glow faintly and it’s filled with a mysterious power.
When using Moonlight, a random stat of Umbreon's increases by +1

BW2: Its fur is so sensitive, it can feel minute shifts in the air and predict the weather...and its foes’ thoughts.
Has both Forewarn and Frisk.

BW2: With cells similar to those of plants, it performs photosynthesis inside its body and creates pure air.
In sun, Leafeon is immune to any poison moves, as well as Toxic.

BW2: It lowers its body heat to freeze its fur. The hairs then become like needles it can fire.
Glaceon's attacks gradually get stronger the longer it stays in. This resets once it switches out.
"It can even topple buildings by gnawing on them."

Assuming a building is made from concrete, that would require 10,000 psi of pressure. That's twice as strong as the crocodile, which can produce 5000 psi. So either Raticate's attack stat needs to be twice as high as Krookodiles (Base 234), or attacks like Bite / Crunch / Fangs need to have twice the base power when used by Raticate.

"It's body temperature is approximately 18,000 Fahrenheit."

That's about twice as hot as the surface of the sun (around 9900 Fahrenheit). Attacking Magcargo with a contact move should cause the attacker to take damage equal to 2 Fire Blasts from Volcarona, the Sun Pokemon (and don't give me shit about Sunflora!).

"They use all three heads to consume and destroy everything."

All biting / fang attacks should hit three times. Period. It uses all three heads to devour things, for goodness sake! (Base 105 Attack + Base 240 power Crunch = happy times).


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Silver Pokedex: The small spikes covering its body developed from scales. They inject a toxin that causes fainting.

Any Pokemon Poisoned by Qwilfish will automatically be eliminated from the match


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^It doesn't say anywhere that it causes fainting instantly. It simply means that when poisoned by Qwilfish, a Pokémon will eventually faint. I think that Pokédex entry accurately describes Poison Point.

Black: It emits sound waves of various frequencies from its nose, including some powerful enough to destroy rocks.

White: Anyone who comes into contact with the ultrasonic waves emitted by a courting male experiences a positive mood shift.

Black/White 2: It shakes its tail vigorously when it emits ultrasonic waves strong enough to reduce concrete to rubble.

Supersonic OHKO's rock types.


Black: Swallowing large amounts of water, they make snow clouds inside their bodies and attack their foes with violent blizzards.

White: If both heads get angry simultaneously, this Pokémon expels a blizzard, burying everything in snow.

Black/White 2: Swallowing large amounts of water, they make snow clouds inside their bodies and, when angry, cause violent blizzards.

Vanilluxe now has Water Absorb or Storm Drain.


Black: The lower half of its body is wrapped in a cloud of energy. It zooms through the sky at 200 mph.

White: Tornadus expels massive energy from its tail, causing severe storms. Its power is great enough to blow houses away.

Black/White 2: In every direction it flies, creating winds so powerful, they blow everything away.

Needs more speed than Skarmory, and now Fly uses Hurricance, and Whirlwind at once.
Why? Where does it say that it completely annihilates all steel upon contact? It just says that steel can be cut. I can see it being neutral or possibly even super effective on steel types, but I don't think every single Pokemon has to have something that it OHKOs.

That said, here's a blurb about Walrein.
Sapphire said:
Walrein swims all over in frigid seawater while crushing icebergs with its grand, imposing tusks. Its thick layer of blubber makes enemy attacks bounce off harmlessly.
Thick Fat should apply to all enemy attacks. (~°v°)~ But not allied attacks, in the case of Flavourmons Doubles! That would be bonkers.
Black: "It faces strong opponents with great courage. But, when at a disadvantage in a fight, this intelligent Pokémon flees." Always swaps out to a different pokemon if lower in level, or up against a ghost or fight type.
White:"The long hair around its face provides an amazing radar that lets it sense subtle changes in its surroundings." Never misses. Ever. Even if the foe is using protect/detect.

Black:"It rescues people stranded by blizzards in the mountains. Its shaggy fur shields it from the cold." Immune to ice type moves and takes no hail damage.

Black:"Their white fur is coated in a special oil that makes it easy for them to deflect attacks."White:"Their white fur feels amazing to touch. Their fur repels dust and prevents static electricity from building up." BW2:"Cinccino's body is coated in a special oil that helps it deflect attacks, such as punches." 50% chance of dodging any attack. Immune to the ability static.

White:"They charge wildly and headbutt everything. Their headbutts have enough destructive force to derail a train." Learns headbutt and upon level up to level 1, learns flame charge via TM, headbutts and head charges force opponents to switch out, must always use headbutt, wild charge, head charge, or flame charge against new opponents.
Heres a few I thought of:
REGIROCK’s body is composed entirely of rocks. Recently, a study made the startling discovery that the rocks were all unearthed from different locations.
The same rocks that form its body have been found in ground layers around the world.
Its entire body is made of rock. If any part chips off in battle, it attaches rocks to repair itself.
Receives Recover and also apparently receives a Ground typing
With four linked brains, it’s more intelligent than a supercomputer, and it uses calculations to analyze foes. It folds its four legs when flying. METAGROSS is the result of two METANG achieving fusion. When hunting, this POKéMON pins the prey to the ground under its massive body. It then eats the helpless victim using the large mouth on its stomach.
Presumably can learn Fly, Lock On and Mind Reader, and also learns Imprison and Crunch.

MEW is said to possess the genetic composition of all POKéMON. It is capable of making itself invisible at will, so it entirely avoids notice even if it approaches people.
Learns all moves and cannot be damaged by normal moves

I'm doing the Fire starters.

Red/Blue: Spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. Known to cause forest fires unintentionally.
- Its Fire-type attacks hit Rock-types for double damage. If a Grass-type is in against a Charizard, the Grass-type immediately gets Burned.

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum/Black/White/Black 2/White 2: It is said that CHARIZARD’s fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
- Its Fire-type attacks gain 10 base Power for every 20% of Charizard's HP it loses.


Gold/LeafGreen/HeartGold: If its rage peaks, it becomes so hot that anything that touches it will instantly go up in flames.
- When it uses Rage, its subsequent Fire-type attacks have their strength doubled. Also, when it uses Rage, any move that physically contacts it will result in the user being Burned.

Emerald: It can hide behind a shimmering heat haze that it creates using its intense flames. TYPHLOSION create blazing explosive blasts that burn everything to cinders.

- When it uses Haze, its Evasion goes up by two stages. Typhlosion's Fire Blasts have a 100% chance of Burning the opponent.

Ruby: In battle, BLAZIKEN blows out intense flames from its wrists and attacks foes courageously. The stronger the foe, the more intensely this POKéMON’s wrists burn.

- If the foe has a higher BST than Blaziken by 20 or more, Blaziken's Fire Punch does double damage.

Sapphire: It can clear a 30-story building in a leap. Its fiery punches scorch its foes.

- Blaziken gets STAB on Bounce and double STAB on Fire Punch.

Pearl: Its crown of fire is indicative of its fiery nature. It is beaten by none in terms of quickness.
- Every move that Infernape uses has +1 priority.

Platinum/Black/White/Black 2/White 2: It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
- Infernape's Blaze Kick and Fire Punch have double STAB.

Black 2/White 2: A flaring beard of fire is proof that it is fired up. It is adept at using many different moves.
- Emboar gets Adaptability. If Emboar is in Blaze range, all of its attacks do triple damage.

White: It has mastered fast and powerful fighting moves. It grows a beard of fire.
- All of Emboar's Fighting-type moves have +1 priority.

HG/SS: It lives in groups by the water. It chews up boulders and trees around its nest with its incisors.

Able to OHKO Rocks and Grass with biting moves?
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