Originally Posted by DJBird
Well, ever since the beginning I had my team planned up, plus I like to lower the health to red before trying to catch it, making Ultra Balls kind of pointless in my opinion, since a Pokeball or great Ball could do just fine without being as expensive.
Plus, when I got 5 badges, I didn't need to catch anymore Pokemon, if I did, it was one or two.
To be honest, there comes a point in the game where you could buy literally all of Japan. Price matters none.