Originally Posted by A$AP
Definitely agree. The legendaries were already good. It didn't feel like an accomplishment to have them in your team. Much more satisfying to have a pokemon that you fully brought up yourself.
The most I've ever leveled a Pokemon was a Lv 95 Dragonite that I trained from a Lv 12 Dratini from the Safari Zone. I was much more proud of that then catching a Zapdos or Mew Two.
You should try BW2 if you haven't, after finally beating the Trainer Challenge, my entire team was 90+, and that was just from beating every trainer on each floor once.