Nate Taylor, a member of Pokémon GO research group The Silph Road, recently posted a video where he takes a level 40 Rattata against every “tier one” Raid Boss in the game, which consists of Magikarp, Swablu, Snorunt and Wailmer. Appropriately, his Rattata is called “Top Percent.”
“I caught Top percent over a year ago, when I was level 34 or so and still not even close to the gold Youngster badge,” Taylor told Kotaku. The Youngster badge, for those who don’t play, is a reward that can be earned after capturing enough Rattata. Taylor’s Rattata, as it turned out, had perfect stats. So Taylor powered the Rattata up. To read more of this story, click here.