Category Archives: All Pokemon Graded

All Pokémon Graded, Part 13: Nos. 121 to 130 (Starmie to Gyarados)

Welcome back to All Pokémon Graded, the highly unscientific serial listicle for the discerning time-waster with impeccable taste. In this installment, an inordinate amount of non-evolvers, many of them problematic. 121. Starmie Type: Water / Psychic Best Name: Akusta (Korean) … Continue reading

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All Pokémon Graded, Part 12: Nos. 111 to 120 (Rhyhorn to Staryu)

After a seven-month hiatus, welcome back to All Pokémon Graded, the feature that seeks to empirically quantify the goodness (or badness) of your favorite Pokémon. Inspired by the massive success of Pokémon GO, I’ve decided to strike while the iron is … Continue reading

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All 720 Pokémon, Graded. Part 11 — Nos. 100 to 110 (Electrode to Weezing)

Welcome back to All Pokémon Graded, the feature that continues to give you what you never asked for: letter grades for all Pokémon currently in existence. We made it to the triple digits! Time to roll that beautiful bone footage. … Continue reading

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All 720 Pokémon, Graded. Part 10 — Nos. 91 to 100 (Cloyster to Voltorb)

Welcome back to All Pokémon Graded, the feature where everything’s made up and the grades don’t matter. In today’s installment, we visit some old haunts. 091. Cloyster Type: Water / Ice Best Name: English The English translation team’s wordplay game … Continue reading

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All 720 Pokémon, Graded. Part 9 — Nos. 81 to 90 (Magnemite to Shellder)

It’s time once again for All 720 Pokémon Graded, where we judge Nintendo’s famous creations on an academic scale and see which ones rise to the top and which are found wanting. In this installment, I reject Pokémon’s reality and substitute … Continue reading

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All 720 Pokémon, Graded. Part 8 — Nos. 71 to 80 (Victreebel to Slowbro)

Welcome back to this blog’s ongoing mission to assign a letter grade to every existing Pocket Monster. To anyone who thought I had gotten bored with this feature and abandoned it, I regret to inform you that you just lost … Continue reading

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All 720 Pokémon, Graded. Part 7 — Nos. 61 to 70 (Poliwhirl to Weepinbell)

Welcome back to the best darn Pokémon grading feature in the multiverse. Today, we check out both brains and brawn. 061. Poliwhirl Best Name: Quaputzi (German) Type: Water Have you ever sat through a performance review where your boss couldn’t … Continue reading

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