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What makes Metang so hard to catch?

1 vote

I wanted a Metang, and so did my brother. BUT! When I tried, I saw the Metang totally bust my collection of balls. But why? It is not legendary---DESPITE THAT CATCH RATE.

asked Jan 9, 2013 by Awesomeman33

1 Answer

3 votes

It has a very low catch rate at three. This is lower than many legendaries and all non legendaries with a chance of .4% of a chance to catch it at full health with a pokeball. Its just how gamefreak wanted it but the probable reason is that it evolves into a psuedo legendary so gamefreak wanted to make it a challenge to get metagross who is very good because of its psuedo legendary status(although the other psuedo legendaries dont have this catch rate).

answered Jan 9, 2013 by CWegz
edited Jan 9, 2013 by CWegz
Oh. Good point, although I don't know about psuedo legendaries. Thanks.
psudeo legendaries are like half legendaries
the ones that i cn think of right now are: dragonite, salamance, garchomp, metagross, hydreigon
dont know if i missed any
(1)psuedo legendaries have a base stat of at least 600. (2) they have a dual typing. (3) they have attack or special attack as highest stat.