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Why is Lance a Dragon Trainer if all his Pokemon are Flying??

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Lance has 3 Dragonites (Dragon, Flying), 1 Charizard (Fire, Flying), 1 Aerodactyl (Rock, Flying) and 1 Gyrados (Water, Flying)! Shouldn't he be a Flying Trainer??

asked Oct 1, 2010 by Pokemon Master 9999

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Best answer

A majority of the dragon type pokemon are dual types. So lots of them have a flying type weakness (giving them a 4X weakness to ice, partially to keep the game balanced, they have o give them at least one major weakness to be able to take them down.) It was very important in generation 1 seeing as there were no useful dragon moves, meaning you had to depend on ice to win against Lance. It's his team from the original gold and silver. However, when you rematch him, his new team is:

Dragonite
Salamance
Garchomp
Altaria
Gyrados
Charizard

Also, his dragon types wouldn't be weak to electric, because dragon types are resistant to it.

answered Oct 1, 2010 by DarkTyphlosion
edited Oct 1, 2010 by DarkTyphlosion
where do you get this info?
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Well he was from gen I and II so the only dragon type was a flying type except kingdra who was not as powerful and gyrados, charizard, and aerodactyle look like dragons and on the second fight he has a garchomp.

answered Oct 1, 2010 by Speed freak
edited Jan 19, 2012 by Speed freak
Did any of you guys who read this comment know that the original name for Gyrados was going to be Skullcrakin but they didn`t have enough room to put that so they just called it Gyrados.
Skullkraken.