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When I say that I mean when Iris has a level 50 something hydreigon when it doesnt evolve until level 64?

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If you use Unova Link, you could make the trainers' Pokemon stronger by switching to Challenge Mode.

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Well obviously GameFreak wants to make the Trainers/Elite4 somewhat challanging to an extent, but not to an overpowering level. This means they have to put in Pokemon with high base stats - but not at the levels in which they're supposed to evolve. It has happened in basically every Pokemon game =)

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They do this to increase the stats of an opposing NPC's Pokemon, to make the game a little more challenging. It's possible to get over-leveled Pokemon in the wild, never under-leveled evolved Pokemon though.

Hope I helped. :)

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Wait... you can catch wild Pokemon that shouldn't have evolved yet?!?
You can find Pidgey in their 40's in Sinnoh post-dex. :3
That is the most Pokemon-esque sentence ever. xD
Oh, can someone please upvote this again? I'm sorry, I just can't stand the horror of an... undeserved downvote. -gasp-
@trachy are you talking about say for example catching level 3 Pidgeotto?
I'm confused :/
I just want this answer upvoted. Even if I gave false information, the information doesn't apply to the question. It was just something I thought was relevant.
It doesn't deserve a damn downvote. ._.