Everytime I upload new Jynx art, there has to be one or two people commenting that they feel that Jynx is being abandoned by Game Freak.
This is simply not true.
As I said many many times before (on Twitter) , Jynx is not being abandoned by Game Freak at all.
Jynx had a Pokemon Go advert.
Jynx's Japanese name was trademarked in 2012
Lots of Jynx TCG in Gen 7.
Not lacking in merchandise.
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I don't exactly understand where people get the idea from.
I can think of a few possible reasons--
1. Jynx did not evolve during Diamond Pearl, and did not receive Megas or Alolan forms.
My rebuttal: A lot of other Gen 1 Pokemon are having the same situation-- more Gen 1 Pokemon families did not receive these than Pokemon families that received these.
2. Jynx stopped appearing in the anime--
My rebuttal: It is not the only one. Typhlosion, as a starter, has not appeared for more than 14 years by
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