Pokémon Go Has Made Rhyperior Too Darn Small

Rhyperior, Rhyhorn’s final form, clocks in at 623.5 pounds and 7 feet ten inches tall. This is a big Pocket Monster. That is, except in Pokémon Go, where this Rock Pokémon is small.

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Here are the character’s official stats:

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Which are reflected in Pokémon Go:

This is something fans have noticed and have been pointing out for nearly a month. And yet, the Pocket Monster is still pint-sized.

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The folks on r/pokemongo have been chiming in, too:

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Screenshot: r/pokemongo

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

I have an irrational dislike for Rhyperior’s design. I know that for many years now people have lambasted Gen4's designs, but Rhyperior is in my opinion, one of the worst Pokemon ever conceived.