1. It's fluffy
2. It's a mongoosey weasel thing.
3. It's partly red. (I LIKE RED)
4. It has claws (TO TEAR YOUR EYES OUT WITH! MUAHAHHAhah um, ahem)
5. It looks fearsome
It's the first pokemon I sent to the dream world :D.
If you have any other reasons, post 'em here!
It may or may not have a chance at ultimately destroying Seviper.
With the right abillity, becoming poisoned actually helps him.