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A number will be randomly generated each day, and the Pokemon with that number in the national dex will be the one you give your opinion on that day! The averages will be later stored for all to see! I hope you enjoy rating/reading other people's ratings about your favorite (or least favorite) Pokemon.
Simply rate the Pokemon on a scale of 1-10 and give us the reason for your rating!
And today's Pokemon is...
My rating: 7.5
Sceptile's a member of what I think is all-around the best batch of starters, so that explains a large part of my favorable view on it. It's got a pretty solid design itself, and evolves from what is almost unarguably the best middle-stage starter. It's also really quite fast which is cool, the only starter that out speeds it being Greninja. Of all the Hoenn starters, I think it got the best signature move (Leaf Blade, as opposed to Blaze Kick or Muddy Water) though I guess that could be debated. It's got the stats so that it can run a mixed set as well, which I always like. All around a Pokemon I'm rather fond of but just don't have a lot of personal experience with.
#254 Mega Sceptile!
My rating: 9
Mega Sceptile is definitely on the list of better megas in my opinion. The pose looks interesting (especially for a 3D sprite,) there's some nice subtle design changes, and of course the tail. High quality tail. Just ask @Master Snivy. It gets a sky-high 145 speed stat, only beaten by a handful of other Pokemon (most legends or megas.) Giving it an immunity to a type it would have a 4x resistance to in LightningRod might feel a bit lame at first, but considering you get a much appreciated x1.5 Special Attack boost and the ability to stop things from getting momentum with Volt Switch (or hitting an ally with Electric moves in double battles) it's actually quite a nice get. No Draco Meteor is a bit of a shame but still great overall.
Highest rating: Venusaur from day 8, with 8.5 on average
Lowest rating: Skitty from day 16, with 3.1 on average
Highest mega: Venusaur from day 8, with 9.1 on average
Lowest mega: Aerodactyl from day 22, with 7.6 on average
Day 1 (4/20/17) Bergmite (6.8)
Day 2 (4/21/17) Torchic (7.8)
Day 3 (4/23/17) Toxicroak (7.6)
Day 4 (4/24/17) Pansear (6.6)
Day 5 (4/25/17) Pelipper (6.6)
Day 6 (4/26/17) Yanma (7.8)
Day 7 (4/27/17) Comfey (5.1)
Day 8 (4/28/17) Venusaur (8.5) Mega Venusaur (9.1)
Day 9 (4/29/17) Magearna (6.3)
Day 10 (4/30/17) Chespin (6)
Day 11 (4/31/17) Zangoose (4.9)
Day 12 (5/1/17) Darumaka (7.5)
Day 13 (5/2/17) Noctowl (8.3)
Day 14 (5/3/17) Kakuna (6.7)
Day 15 (5/5/17) Tapu Koko (8)
Day 16 (5/6/17) Skitty (3.1)
Day 17 (5/7/17) Altaria (8) Mega Altaria (9)
Day 18 (5/8/17) Mienshao (7.1)
Day 19 (5/9/17) Carbink (3.6)
Day 20 (5/10/17) Golbat (5.9)
Day 21 (5/11/17) Claydol (6.1)
Day 22 (5/12/17) Aerodactyl (7.3) Mega Aerodactyl (7.6)
Day 23 (5/13/17) Luvdisc (4.9)
Day 24 (5/15/17) Rhyperior (7.3)
Day 25 (5/16/17) Elgyem (6)
Day 26 (5/17/17) Emolga (5.2)
Day 27 (5/18/17) Mankey (5.1)
Day 28 (5/19/17) Guzzlord (7.8)