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I feel like I'm just reiterating this, but the whole point of Monotype is that every Pokemon on a team will be the same type. If some aspect of the game of Pokemon goes against the concept behind our entire metagame, then that aspect should be dealt with accordingly. This has already been stated, but Pokemon like Aggron and Mega Aggron, Charizard and Mega Charizard X, Gyarados and Mega Gyarados are entirely different Pokemon from each other. They each receive a different or lose a Secondary typing. Because of this, the Mega Evolution itself does not have the same Secondary typing as the previous form and therefore is no longer the same type as the Pokemon of that Secondary typing. This instantly goes against the "Same Type Clause" and the whole concept of Monotype. However, let's look at this issue with different Pokemon. Take Rotom for example. There is an original Rotom form with the Typing Electric/Ghost as well as separate forms that each hold a differing Secondary Typing. All of these forms are completely different Pokemon that are only allowed on teams with the same two types that they have. This means the alternate forms of Rotom cannot be used on teams of each other's nor the original's Secondary Typing. Now with Pokemon such as Gyarados and Mega Gyarados, the situation is nearly identical, with the exception of an item. If you take the item out and consider only the forms, these two Pokemon would belong to their own two types and not to each other's Secondary Typing. The only issue then is the item itself, which can go against Monotype when used on one of the two possible types. Thus the item is restricted to one type, or the Primary Typing. This appears as though it is a complex ban, "Gyaradosite is usable (notice how I don't use the word ban) on Water and not Flying," when in reality it is abiding by the main concept of Monotype through the "Same Type Clause." In actuality, there is no 'ban' happening as Gyaradosite technically has been infringing upon one of the clauses of Monotype for the entirety of its existence. It is an aspect of the game that has been available for illegal usage, so in reality, it is transitioning to legal usage. If anything, Monotype is simply trying to more accurately follow its own rule set.
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