If you're in a situation where you need to identify a Pokemon, and you cannot do so because my god there are millions of them and you can't possibly remember any more than maybe three, just use the name of a popular prescription drug.
KATE: I need to find out which POKEMON THIS IS! I'm going to go ask Charlie.
JILL: No, Kate, Charlie's almost asleep, don't go wake him up.
KATE: But I NEED TO KNOW!
JILL: You need to get some sleep, Kate.
ME: (walking in) What's the problem?
KATE: I NEED TO KNOW WHAT POKEMON THIS IS AND MOM WON'T LET ME ASK CHA--
ME: I can help you. Which one are you wondering about?
KATE: this one.
ME: Oh, that's Lipitor.
KATE: Lipitor! Okay! Thanks Dad!
Future emergency Pokemon names include Zoloft, Levitra, and Xanax.