Can I choose rude names for my Pokémon?

In the older Pokémon games my brother and I always tried to come up with the most weird Pokémon-names. For example we chose something like “poo-toilet”. Will others be able to see them and can you get in trouble if you pick a name that offends others? Can other people see the name if your Pokémon is in a gym?


Other trainers cannot see nicknames you give Pokemon, so nobody else will be able to tell if you give your Pokemon offensive names.

Source: “…create a personal nickname that can only be seen by you” (emphasis mine)

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