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Is a pseudo legendary basically a minor legendary that normally isn't considered a legendary?

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I'm wondering

asked Jan 15, 2011 by Ike,Lloyd Irving
edited Dec 14, 2011 by Pokemaster

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No, Pseudo-legendary Pokemon are normal Pokemon with a long evolutionary line, have a total base stat of 600 and are located right next to the legendaries in the Pokedex. The Pseudo-legendaries are:

Dragonite
Tyranitar
Salamence
Metagross
Garchomp
Hydreigon

answered Jan 15, 2011 by Psusnis◇
edited Feb 8, 2011 by Pokemaster
1 vote

Not really pseudo legendaries are normal pokemon with 600 total stats

answered Jan 15, 2011 by Starke
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Though not considered a "legendary" Pokemon, Pseudos still have measurable strength when compared to one.

Pseudos, even today, can be a controversial thing in the pokemon fanbase (Banning all Pseudos from OU, making movesets illegal, straight-up whining form fanboys, etc.), but really, it's in black and white (No pun intended): Pseudos are regular Pokemon that have a 600 Base stat total.

It's best not to ask questions about Pseudos, because it just complicates the term. That's simply all a Pseudo-legendary is.

answered Jan 15, 2011 by ~-~WILL~-~
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Pseudo-legendary is a fan term commonly used to refer to any Pokémon that has a three-stage evolution line, two types, has 1,250,000 Exp. at Level 100, as well as a base stat total of 600. The term originates from the Greek prefix pseudo-, which means "false". Pseudo-legendary Pokémon are often more powerful than other non-legendary Pokémon, possibly due to their high base stats. All pseudo-legendary Pokémon have Attack or Special Attack as their highest stat.

Source Bulbapedia

So a pseudo legendary is basically a Pokemon with the base stat of 600 who is has a 3 stage evolution. They are usually rarer that most other Pokemon and take longer to evolve they are very strong although Slaking has the base stat of 670 he is not a pseudo legendary because of his ability truant. The current known pseudo legenaries are in order of generation; Dragonite, Tyranitar, Metagross, Salamence, Garchomp, and Hydreigon(Sazando is japanese).

answered Feb 8, 2011 by Speed freak
edited Sep 11, 2011 by Speed freak
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I would wager that the "pseudo" legendaries probably show up more often then the regular legendaries.

answered Jan 15, 2011 by sumowrestler