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The 25 Least Huggable Pokémon

Original 151 only. See Most Huggable here.

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25. Seadra

I respect and admire Seadra, but realistically speaking, it would be horrible to hug something with no arms that is also extremely spiky.
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I respect and admire Seadra, but realistically speaking, it would be horrible to hug something with no arms that is also extremely spiky.

24. Venomoth

I'm not big on hugging any moths, but it's the overall dustiness of Venomoth's body that really keeps my arms at bay.
This policy applies to land birds as well.

I'm not big on hugging any moths, but it's the overall dustiness of Venomoth's body that really keeps my arms at bay.

23. Magmar

Hugging Magmar would be like hugging a weird uncle who's made of lava.
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Hugging Magmar would be like hugging a weird uncle who's made of lava.

22. Sandslash

I don't want to hug Sandslash for obvious, getting-stabbed reasons.
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I don't want to hug Sandslash for obvious, getting-stabbed reasons.

21. Ekans

Ekans is just a snake, and not even a cool-looking one like Arbok, who actually seems fairly huggable.
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Ekans is just a snake, and not even a cool-looking one like Arbok, who actually seems fairly huggable.

20. Magikarp

I wouldn't want to hug a real carp, and there's almost no difference between a real carp and Magikarp, soooooo...
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I wouldn't want to hug a real carp, and there's almost no difference between a real carp and Magikarp, soooooo...

19. Victreebel

Have you heard the sound this thing makes? No thanks, man. No thanks.
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Have you heard the sound this thing makes? No thanks, man. No thanks.

18. Beedrill

Like hugging a bee who is also the size of a small bear.
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Like hugging a bee who is also the size of a small bear.

17. Tentacruel

Best case scenario, you're hugging one of the jewels. Worst case scenario, you're hugging anything else on its terrifying body.
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Best case scenario, you're hugging one of the jewels. Worst case scenario, you're hugging anything else on its terrifying body.

16. Koffing

There's something strangely huggable about Weezing, who has a sort of "down-on-his-luck" quality about him, but Koffing just seems like a jerk who smells.
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There's something strangely huggable about Weezing, who has a sort of "down-on-his-luck" quality about him, but Koffing just seems like a jerk who smells.

15. Zubat

A bat who won't stop screaming is bad enough without the two, vaguely antenna-like legs being in the picture.
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A bat who won't stop screaming is bad enough without the two, vaguely antenna-like legs being in the picture.

14. Exeggcute

Like hugging an armful of pompous eggs.
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Like hugging an armful of pompous eggs.

13. Weepinbell

There's a special place in my nightmares for Weepinbell's mouth.
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There's a special place in my nightmares for Weepinbell's mouth.

12. Weedle

Cute nose, horrifying everything else.
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Cute nose, horrifying everything else.

11. Spearow

Spearow's just a mean bird, and I have a strict anti-mean-bird-hugging policy.
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Spearow's just a mean bird, and I have a strict anti-mean-bird-hugging policy.

10. Dodrio

This policy applies to land birds as well.
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This policy applies to land birds as well.

9. Fearow

And Fearow is like the queen of mean birds. If Fearow was a person, she'd have nothing nice to say, EVER.
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And Fearow is like the queen of mean birds. If Fearow was a person, she'd have nothing nice to say, EVER.

8. Venusaur

I find Venusaur extremely gross. I am sorry.
This policy applies to land birds as well.

I find Venusaur extremely gross. I am sorry.

7. Kabuto

OK just please look at Kabuto.
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OK just please look at Kabuto.

6. Scyther

Scyther has two horrible blades for arms, and an almost limitless desire to swing them.
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Scyther has two horrible blades for arms, and an almost limitless desire to swing them.

5. Kabutops

The same threatening blade arms as Scyther, but without the personality and charm.
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The same threatening blade arms as Scyther, but without the personality and charm.

4. Grimer

Do I have to explain this?
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Do I have to explain this?

3. Omastar

Like the scariest octopus beak thing you can imagine, but also with spikes on its shell, just in case you were on the fence about hugging it.
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Like the scariest octopus beak thing you can imagine, but also with spikes on its shell, just in case you were on the fence about hugging it.

2. Pinsir

Hello darkness my old friend.
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Hello darkness my old friend.

1. Muk

I guarantee this is the first time Muk has gotten #1 for anything.
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I guarantee this is the first time Muk has gotten #1 for anything.

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