such an interesting pokemon

feministbowser  asked:

Hey tamashii! I was wondering how do you plan out your teams whenever you play main series pokémon games? I restarted my pokémon sun playthrough but don't know a good way to plan out everything

It kinda depends on what mood I’m in! As a kid I used to randomly generate everything using a random number generator. I’d reroll until I found 6 with no overlapping types. It was an interesting way to do things, but could be annoying if Pokemon were hard to get in that game. 

Another thing I’ve done is play alongside a friend and pick teams for each other based on Pokemon you think they’d like. Or do a Mystery Egg run and get a team from a stranger! 

I mostly just avoided having to pick my own Pokemon because for some reason I thought the teams would be less interesting if I decided on the Pokemon myself. Either I didn’t trust my own judgement or I wanted to use Pokemon I knew I wouldn’t pick for myself if I was setting things up. I liked the idea of getting to know some new friends and creating a character in my head that would be the sort of person who would raise that combination of Pokemon.

But lately I’ve gotten bored with not picking my own Pokemon and decided to base teams around a e s t h e t i c. So I’ll start up a new folder and put images of Pokemon I think will look good next to each other in it.

Or sometimes I’ll even breed Pokemon specifically for that team to go with the theme. Like that Jigglypuff there knew Nightmare and Perish Song. 

Basically whatever makes it the most fun for you to roleplay! Have fun!

Team Rocket reminders:

James comes from a super rich family and grew up severely sheltered and ridiculously “conditioned” to be ready for formal society, recieving little to no attention from his parents that didn’t directly have to do with prepping him to become an influential adult.
He ran away from home as a teen and joined a gang because it was as good a way as he could think of to get away from his family because anything “legit” he could’ve tried to do his parents would get involved with or try to talk him out of to instead just do whatever THEY wanted him to do to make even MORE money, marry some girl, have kids etc etc.
Not helped by the fact that the girl chosen by his family for him to marry is an extremely overbearing, controlling cruel girl who cared nothing for his feelings or well being. Only wanting him for his money and as a “trophy husband”.

In the original series, after a really cruel scheme by his family to get him to come home, get married, get a real job, make money, James left for good and forfeited his inheritance, effectively severing all ties with his family and their money.

His submissive personality comes from a childhood of strict upbringing and harassment from his supposed fiance as well as his neglectful parents. James struggles with being assertive or standing his ground as he’s been raised to believe his own emotions are not important and pleasing other people is all that matters.


Jessie was the only child of a single mother who was a high-ranking member of Team Rocket. Unfortunately, during an expedition to the Andes where there had been several sightings of Mew, Jessie’s mom went missing. Because Team Rocket is awful, Jessie was completely ignored by the organization despite her mother’s influence and she was booted to a foster home which had no money to look after her properly. She went a lot of times without food.

She tried to become a nurse but couldn’t get into the training school. She decided to go to another nursing school meant for Chanseys but eventually flunked that too since, you know, she’s not a chansey. She then went to a regular trainer school (where she met James) and eventually flunked out of that too. Which is where she and James joined the biker gang. She did some model work but it never went anywhere. She’s had a bunch of weird odd-jobs before joining Team Rocket.

She’s had a string of boyfriends but unfortunately seems drawn to scumbags as all her past boyfriends have treated her badly in some way or another. More than likely her childhood neglect makes her crave affection and she looks for it in bad places.


Meowth was a stray, moving to a big city believing it would be easier to find food and be taken care of there. At some point, he met a female meowth and became enamoured with her, but she rejected him, saying that she vastly preferred the company of humans to other pokemon, especially dirty strays with no trainers. So, in order to win her affections, Meowth went about learning to speak, and walking on hind legs (something I wish the friggen games would remember! The species don’t walk on hind legs!) But when he approached her again after he felt he had a good grasp on how to act more human, she called him a ‘freak’.

He joined Team Rocket as it was one of the first words he had learned to say and while there got himself to almost being in the position of Giovanni’s person “pet” pokemon. However, for unknown reasons, Meowth was kicked to the curb and assigned to Jessie and James, effectively “thrown away” by the organization who saw no further use for him and when the novelty of a talking pokemon wore off.

He has also effectively screwed up his own levelling as a result of the humans speech and mannerisms, and is unable to learn payday or evolve as a result.

Meowth is bad at trusting people and has a tendency to be sneaky and underhanded. Behaviour learned from trying to survive as a stray against stronger city pokemon and stealing food from humans to survive. He is still trying to win Giovanni’s attention and approval, possibly because he equates it to validation for existing.

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I love him and his dorky fighting stance so so much.

I imagine this is how he was looking at you when you went over to his house for tea and snacks. Flowers and all.

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I KNOW what you’re trying to DO there gamefreak

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