11 badass game characters who should be wimps

Being a surprising badass in: Pokémon

Let’s just take a second here so we can all comprehend the full extent of Pikachu’s ruthless badass status. He (it’s totally a dude, right?) is nothing but a glorified yellow rodent, yet somehow, it can take down this big bastard…

Above: That’ll be Gyarados to you Mr. ‘I’m so superior
‘cause I don’t speak Pokémon’

Horrendously upbeat attitude and worryingly tender relationship with trainer Ash Ketchum aside, we’ve got to give old rosy-cheeked rat face some serious badass kudos.

The wimpy version

The wimpy version

The wimpy version

David Meikleham
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