1. You can name them to make a point

pokemon go names doduo funny
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2. or just to make a reference

zubat zubat zubat batman
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3. You can let auto-correct to the hard work for you

funny pokemon go names autocorrect
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4. Some are dedicated to beloved celebrities

pokemon fearow hello
via yololanda


5. Perhaps shout out your favorite band from 2003

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6. Or pay homage to a character they love

snorlax pokemon go hold the door hodor via RumZ512

7. Others are just happy to be very literal

bellsprout pokemon go funny name
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8. The trick is to keep your names mature and classy



9. It might be a good idea to base the name off their base CP value

69 cp pokemon 
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10. But when all else fails, ask others for help