1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Guest, PO has ceased our separate tiering and adopted Smogon tiers for SM. More information and updates here.

    Dismiss Notice

Pokemon Nicknames

Discussion in 'Pokémon Chat' started by Kyrk, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. Kyrk

    Kyrk KACAW

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2011
    Messages:
    1,232
    Likes Received:
    142
    PO Trainer Name:
    RTG
    I tend to make a lot of bad teams, and using pokemon with just their plain, default names can make teambuilding boring for me. So what I like doing is either making silly, awesome, punny, and/or plain stupid nicknames for my pokemon, or just making a theme based off of something like songs from a music artist, characters from a video game, etc.

    Here's a few examples of stupid nicknames I've given to some of my pokemon in the past:

    V-Fit - Victini
    [​IMG]

    Cool Story - Slowbro
    [​IMG]

    Ghoul-Ade - Mismagius
    [​IMG]

    Ron Weezly - Weezing
    [​IMG]

    SubwayDiet - Snorlax
    [​IMG]

    If you like these, I have more I can share; if you hate them I'll probably stop right there (even though I find them funny...)

    Anyways, here's my question: Do you nickname your pokemon? If so, what are your favorite nicknames you've used or have seen on a pokemon?
     
  2. Meteor64

    Meteor64 TM1337 Falcon Punch

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2011
    Messages:
    305
    Likes Received:
    0
    I saw CRimZ use a Regice called BodyIsRegi, that was genuinely awesome
     
  3. Morning Sun

    Morning Sun Soul Song

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2012
    Messages:
    51
    Likes Received:
    1
    PO Trainer Name:
    Morning Sun
    When I played Wifi I used to. But it's not the same on a simulator.

    I had a female Salamence with Intimidate that I named Mnstration (character limit, but I'm sure you all get the idea).

    I'm awful. :3
     
  4. Kumiho

    Kumiho Silhouettes

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2011
    Messages:
    1,039
    Likes Received:
    25
    PO Trainer Name:
    Kumiho
    I named my Keldeo "MyLittlePwny" (:3=
     
  5. User Name

    User Name Life is a maze

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2010
    Messages:
    1,769
    Likes Received:
    3
    Generally speaking, I use the same naming habit I picked up in my first few days on Pokemon Online. At least, I do whenever I actually go onto Pokemon Online.
    But anyways, I just name my Pokes after people I've met.
    A few times I go for a bit of variation, like slightly altering the usernames into insults just for fun.
     
  6. Dr. Fuji

    Dr. Fuji Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2011
    Messages:
    1,471
    Likes Received:
    1
    PO Trainer Name:
    Dr. Fuji
    Usually I pick a theme for the team and name my Pokemon after it for example my metronome team is Randomness

    Chaos (Jirachi)
    Luck (Mew)
    Skill (Celebi)
    Entropy (Mewtwo)
    Discord (Snorlax)
    Chance (Dusknoir)

    Gen 1 team named after 7ds my ubers team after the 7 princes of hell ect.
     
  7. Xinc

    Xinc Time for Oras?

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,568
    Likes Received:
    13
    Bisharp > Batman
    Gengar > Fantome
    Victini > RogerRabbit
    Mew > Hideyoshi
    Lucario (male) > Lucci
     
  8. twofivefive

    twofivefive don't call it a comeback

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2010
    Messages:
    1,395
    Likes Received:
    2
    In Emerald I named my Ditto PROSTITUTE in all caps.
    In POL, unless I'm sticking to a theme I throw out random human names and slap them onto my Pokemon without a whole lot of thought.
     
  9. Tricks

    Tricks New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2012
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    I usually just use some random names that fit the Poke nicely. Namely, A Togekiss named "Hershey," and a Heracross named "Megahorny."
     
  10. Hobbes2

    Hobbes2 Aren't I dead or something

    Joined:
    May 21, 2011
    Messages:
    1,168
    Likes Received:
    2
    PO Trainer Name:
    Hobbes2
    Wheres Maldo the [​IMG]
     
  11. Luck>Skill

    Luck>Skill Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,544
    Likes Received:
    594
    PO Trainer Name:
    Luck>Skill
    Depends, sometimes I give them italian nickanems just 'cause.

    Usually I call fat pokes Chase, because user Chase is very fat.

    For the rest, I stick to themes, or just don't nickname them, but giving them strong italian name in full CAPS fuels the strong of the team, ask SteelEdges!
     
  12. Weavile

    Weavile Phoenix

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2010
    Messages:
    2,702
    Likes Received:
    890
    Anything that comes to mind.
    Theme naming
    Cool names (like cool actual names like Scarlet!)
    Jokes/Puns
    It does make team-building more interesting.
     
  13. PwnageBureau

    PwnageBureau New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2012
    Messages:
    13
    Likes Received:
    0
    cranidos= zidane

    lucario= sky walker

    pikachu= F T stone

    rattata= kamikazi

    delibird= uvgotmail

    espeon= take your shit

    blissey= miss B

    slowbro= snail pace

    genesect= genesex
     
  14. SteelEdges

    SteelEdges The Poll Dancer

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2011
    Messages:
    462
    Likes Received:
    59
    This is true. I got 200 points on the ladder by using a team with Italian nicknames. If I can do it, so can you!
     
  15. Emperor PPP

    Emperor PPP PKMNPurePower

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2012
    Messages:
    853
    Likes Received:
    1
    So what does Troppoforte mean?

    EDIT:
    -_-
    What does TROPPOFORTE translate to then?

    Lol, gtfo...[/HIDE]
     
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2012
  16. Gtfo

    Gtfo blinded

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2010
    Messages:
    792
    Likes Received:
    0
    It's TROPPOFORTE, thank you
     
  17. Weavile

    Weavile Phoenix

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2010
    Messages:
    2,702
    Likes Received:
    890
    PPP, TROPPOFORTE is the essence of power itself, that's all you need know. The strongest name a Pokémon can have.
     
  18. Croak

    Croak 20/20 hindsight

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2011
    Messages:
    273
    Likes Received:
    0
    [​IMG] = Weezy
    [​IMG] = Sawkward
    [​IMG] = Hood Rat
     
  19. Kyrk

    Kyrk KACAW

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2011
    Messages:
    1,232
    Likes Received:
    142
    PO Trainer Name:
    RTG
    More bad nicknames.

    Feminist - Machamp (F)
    [​IMG]

    Swimba - Kingdra
    [​IMG]

    Steely Dan - Registeel
    [​IMG]
     
  20. Croak

    Croak 20/20 hindsight

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2011
    Messages:
    273
    Likes Received:
    0
    I usually name my female Machamps; Buck Angel
     
  21. Gtfo

    Gtfo blinded

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2010
    Messages:
    792
    Likes Received:
    0
    Testicular Cancer would be good for Machamp. Meh would appreciate
     
  22. Big Cheese

    Big Cheese Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2011
    Messages:
    196
    Likes Received:
    0
    In my first Pokemon game (when I was in second or third grade), I nicknamed my Torterra "Tortellini" and my Mamoswine "Swiney". Thankfully I was able to change their names back when I learned about the name changer. :)
     
  23. Xinc

    Xinc Time for Oras?

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2011
    Messages:
    1,568
    Likes Received:
    13
    Blaziken: C.Falcon (Captain Falcon :P )
     
  24. Crystal Moogle

    Crystal Moogle Ayaya~

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2010
    Messages:
    3,204
    Likes Received:
    530
    PO Trainer Name:
    Hanako
    I named my pokémon quite silly when I was younger. I had a Typhlosion named Fire Blast! (No I didn't know it was a move at the time) And on a similar theme of names I thought sounded cool, I named my Meganium "Leaf Blade" (Wasn't a move at the time!). I also named my Pidgeot "Speedy" because of Mach 2 etc, I wasn't very good with names... still not now really :x

    Now I still nickname, but it's more things I think fit better. Like I have a Mismagius named "Yuria" (Demon's Souls reference :x ), Luxray named "Luxtra" (I liked the German name :< ) and I have an Oshawott named "Revolver"! (I've mentioned the Oshawott a lot before because I love that name)
    I still hold claim I invented that name for Oshawott, no matter how widespread it is now, fuck you internet.[/HIDE]
     
  25. chippymunk

    chippymunk Bran-ed

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2012
    Messages:
    240
    Likes Received:
    0
    Naming my pokemon things like 'Oh No. It' so when i use a move it says Oh No. It used Flamethrower!
     
  26. Big Cheese

    Big Cheese Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2011
    Messages:
    196
    Likes Received:
    0
    I almost forgot: Magmortar named Onix! :)
     
  27. twofivefive

    twofivefive don't call it a comeback

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2010
    Messages:
    1,395
    Likes Received:
    2
    I looked up troppoforte on google
    never again
     
  28. Big Cheese

    Big Cheese Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2011
    Messages:
    196
    Likes Received:
    0
    Lol. Sounds a bit like what happened to my friend who looked up "Lobster Jesus". It's a cool nickname regardless.

    I also nicknamed a Diglett "Doug" (which is quite clever in my opinion).
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2012
  29. viamage

    viamage That one guy

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2011
    Messages:
    788
    Likes Received:
    13
    One word; Epic

    agreed
     
  30. twofivefive

    twofivefive don't call it a comeback

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2010
    Messages:
    1,395
    Likes Received:
    2
    Hm, so when put into Google translate "troppoforte" means "Superpower" and "troppo forte" means "too strong"
    not the porn site that came up first in google x_x
     
  31. Big Cheese

    Big Cheese Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2011
    Messages:
    196
    Likes Received:
    0
    You know that "troppoforte" is becoming a new meme at Tohjo Falls. I saw people talking about it earlier today. XD

    By the way, what language is it from? How did you come up with it?
     
  32. Emperor PPP

    Emperor PPP PKMNPurePower

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2012
    Messages:
    853
    Likes Received:
    1
    Italian, one would assume
     
  33. Weavile

    Weavile Phoenix

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2010
    Messages:
    2,702
    Likes Received:
    890
    One would assume correct, Back on topic however.
    Naming Pokémon after obscure things from games. Like Ratchet and Clank planets and seeing how long it takes people to get it. Always fun.
     
  34. Shiny Rayquaza

    Shiny Rayquaza Your nightmare!

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2012
    Messages:
    398
    Likes Received:
    0
    I got a Machamp named Chuck_N!
     
  35. Crystal Moogle

    Crystal Moogle Ayaya~

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2010
    Messages:
    3,204
    Likes Received:
    530
    PO Trainer Name:
    Hanako
    My current Black 2 nicknames are:

    Dewott - Revolver (I can't let that one go :< )
    Magnemite - Bolt (Imaginative!)
    Liepard - Kitty (Again... :3)
    Azumarill - Polka (When I saw Azurill was the Polka Dot pokémon, I had to call it Polka)
    Leavanny - Pia (I couldn't think of a name that fit, so I just went for a name of a female character)
    Minccino - Fluffy (Again my originality shows itself)
     
  36. Clarion

    Clarion Snow on the Sahara

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2011
    Messages:
    1,654
    Likes Received:
    124
    Nicknames from my Black cartridge:

    Terrakion - Shale Lord
    Gastrodon** - Soban
    Scizor** - Kenji
    Gengar** - Taro

    **exported from Gen IV cartridges (Pearl and Platinum)
    (Haha, Battle Realms names are so fun~)
     
  37. Aurist

    Aurist I do not jump for joy. I frolic in doubt.

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2010
    Messages:
    2,496
    Likes Received:
    540
    ok i'm probably the only one who got this reference but i rofled.

    i don't usually nickname my pokemon :< in-game i sometimes nickname every pokemon "KITY"

    also,

    TROPPOFORTE
     
  38. Elements

    Elements BOOMER SOONER

    Joined:
    May 9, 2010
    Messages:
    1,195
    Likes Received:
    42
    PO Trainer Name:
    Elements
    I like to name my pokemon after chess pieces.

    King, Queen, Rook, Bishop, Knight, and Pawn.

    It's just a pretty cool idea imo. Though sometimes when I'm playing a game with other people on the server I tend to name my pokemon after some users.
     
  39. "Bad To The Bone" Balla

    "Bad To The Bone" Balla so B.A.D.

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2011
    Messages:
    1,054
    Likes Received:
    0
    i generally pick names from books/tv/movies etc and theme my team with nicknames from the same thing.

    I was bored earlier today so i started playing emerald (again :3) and themed my team around characters from asoiaf, my person is called Chataya

    Combusken - Khal Drogo
    Gloom - Meera
    Kirlia - Quaithe
    Swablu - Mia Stone
    Delcatty - Tommen

    :333
     
  40. Zeed Abby Yoga

    Zeed Abby Yoga Member

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2011
    Messages:
    59
    Likes Received:
    0
    ok, i usually use nicknames reffering to a song or something that is related to music lol like:
    Blastoise: Cannon Rock
    Meloetta: Melodia
    Victini: Symphonista

    and much more ._l.