PokéBase - Pokémon Q&A
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I just don't get it.

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I think it has to do with OT, but gamefreak will sell you their "memories of earlier trainer" bs

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Because it symbolizes the bond between the original trainer and his Pokemon changing it's name will be disrespectful to the original trainer and didn't you knew that Pokemon is all about friendship.

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That makes sense.
I agree leafyblade