I had never had any real feelings in either direction for Cradily until I got to experience a battle against one in the Battle Tower in Diamond. The battle was the most painful thing I have ever been through, and I was one turn away from losing it. This also makes it one of the best battles I have ever taken part of, as weird as it sounds. But since then, I have had a hate-love relationship towards Cradily. I always get terrified when I see my opponents send out one, but I can usually defeat them pretty easily anyways. Still, I'm always thinking back at that battle every time I see one. I have never used a Cradily myself but I plan to use it in one of my future teams, perhaps that will change my view of it in a complete different direction.