Your Pokemon’s Guilty Little Secrets… #PokemonShaming

What do your Pokemon feel guilty about? A lot more than you can imagine.
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Pokémon Shaming is the newest trend among social media, and it has captured the attention of hundreds of artists around the web. The idea comes from the popularity of Dogshaming, an adorable series of photos featuring dogs with signs that contain confessions, like: “My vet bill was $1400 because I eat pinecones.”

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Pokémon Shaming shows Pokémon admitting to the things they do at home to their friends and trainers. Scrolling through the #Pokéshaming or #PokémonShaming tags on Tumblr and Twitter guarantees laughs and awws. So many of them are things you can totally imagine these Pokémon doing.

It’s an adorable way to feel like your Pokémon are just like any other pets, making mistakes out of love or curiosity. Below, are a few highlights. There were so many, so make sure to check out the tags yourself as well!


A huge thanks to all those artists who have participated in this trend, and to all of those supporters out there. I hope to see more Pokéshamingadorableness in the future.

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Hello! I'm Val, a 23 year old college graduate. I've been interested in video games since I was very young, Pokemon being my first (and constant) love. Along the years I have become attached to RPGs and adventure games. I play League periodically (not well), but apart from that, I don't play anything online nor competitively (Though I was a frequent TPP player and I've logged onto GTA Online a few times...). I tend to prefer solo games, unless it's with people in the same room. In those cases, Mario Party, Little Big Planet, Quake, and more, all the way! I am really into anime and try to keep up with the new ones season by season (so many). And yeah I have no idea if I'm writing this right, but thank you for reading!