Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.
"in order to level up or complete some events, you must plant a certain number of flowers, defeat mushrooms, send pikmin out on expeditions, and feed pikmin nectar to collect petals. you also frequently have to check if there are new expeditions in the area and select specific pikmin to send, which can be tedious"
"The training puzzles are tedious and repetitive but necessary to level up your pokémon to get new ones/grind for the newest legendary."
"At a certain level you unlock stars for recipes and you have to make multiple to get the time down"
"there is some grinding to get some characters. there is also grining to level up some of the links for a character but it not mandatory to play the game"