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Why can't a Conkeldurr be traded without a nickname?

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"Due to the censor that prevents Pokémon with offensive nicknames being traded on the GTS, an English language Conkeldurr cannot be traded without a nickname in Pokémon Black and White." -Bulbapedia

I don't see anything wrong with Conkeldurr's name.

Also, what other Pokemon can't you trade without a nickname? (Cofagrigus)

asked Dec 13, 2011 by Mewderator
edited Dec 13, 2011 by Halcyonic Falcon
Halcyonnic, what did you edit?
My guess is nothing, him just wanting to try out his powers.
(Cofagrius) cant be traded because of the (***) part i know that for sure.
I still laugh at COfagRIGUS!

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Best answer

Due to the censor that prevents Pokémon with offensive nicknames being traded on the GTS, an English language Conkeldurr cannot be traded without a nickname in Pokémon Black and White. It's for the 'offensive' part of the name. Below is a list of pokemon I've found that also can't be traded without a nickname. I hope this helps!

  1. Co***rigus
  2. Conkeldurr
  3. Bulbasaur
  4. Ivysaur
  5. Venusaur
  6. Sharpedo
  7. Croconaw
  8. Nosepass
  9. Probopass
  10. Froslass
  11. Marshtomp
  12. Skuntank

( I edited the ones that I knew for sure, didn't do all of them. - J98 )
(I finished the ones you didn't do xD- Entei101)

answered Dec 13, 2011 by Entei101
edited Dec 14, 2011 by Pokemaster
I still don't understand how 'saur' is an offensive word or a swear word...
Apparently, sau is the german word for pig and it is said as an insult
Marshtomp?
"sht" is probably a shortened version of you know what. xD
sharPEDO! This is the funniest question ever!