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Most of the Mega-Evolved Pocket Monsters look totally rad. That's the point! They're supposed to be badass. I guess this one missed the memo.

This is the Mega-Evolution for Dragon Pokemon Salamence for the new Pokémon remakes Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby.

"This design truly sucks," wrote one commenter on 2ch, Japan's largest bulletin board, in a thread comparing this Mega to a tadpole. "The wings are going the wrong way," wrote another commenter.

Others complained about the recent Pokémon designs. "This is much better," quipped a commenter, posting this:

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メガボーマンダが完全にオタマジャクシwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww [2ch]

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