New Pokemon Revealed for X and Y

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Fairy Life and Dark/Flying Destruction

CoroCoro has revealed new information regarding the upcoming Pokemon X and Y titles for the Nintendo 3DS.

The types of the two new legendaries have been officially announced: Xerneas is Fairy-type whilst Yveltal is Dark/Flying. Xerneas possesses an ability called Fairy Aura while Yveltal has one called Dark Aura, which power up Fairy-type moves and Dark-type moves respectively. Xerneas also has a special move called Geo Control and Yveltal has one called Death Wing.

Now for the big news…more new Pokemon!


Type: Fighting/Dark
Classification: Aggressive Pokemon
Height: 2.1m
Weight: 136kg
Ability: Iron Fist
Known Moves: Hammer Arm
Details: The evolution of Pancham, said to evolve via a new method.






Type: Dark/Psychic
Classification: Rotation Pokemon
Height: 0.4m
Weight: 3.5kg
Ability: Contrary or Suction Cups
Known Moves: Turn Over







Type: Dark/Psychic
Classification: Reversal Pokemon
Height: 1.5m
Weight: 47kg
Ability: Contrary or Suction Cups
Known Moves: Turn Over, Hypnosis
Details: The evolution of Maika.







Type: Fairy
Classification: Cotton Candy Pokemon
Height: 0.4m
Weight: 3.5kg
Ability: Sweet Veil
Known Moves: Drain Kiss
Details: It is exclusive to Pokémon X







Type: Fairy
Classification: Perfume Pokemon
Height: 0.2m
Weight: 0.5kg
Ability: Healer
Known Moves: Aromatherapy
Details: It is exclusive to Pokémon Y




It was also revealed that Honedge has the ability of No Guard and that Clauncher will be exclusive to Pokemon X, whilst Skrelp will be exclusive to Pokemon Y.

Two new gym leaders were also revealed: Shitoron, wielder of robot arms, and Zakuro, said to be good at sports. The professor shown is called Purataanu and will occasionally battle you. The evil team of the Kalros region is called Team Flair/Flare and, unlike some of the previous Pokemon enemies, their sole purpose is to make money.


Shitoron and Zakuro

The PSS has various new features. First is the HoloCaster, which gives the latest news on the Pokémon Global Link, without needing access. It has a Happy Sign which lets you see feelings/actions of friends. There are special O Powers which work akin to Pass Powers which you can use and receive from other players. Miracle Trade allows for an “exciting trade” with someone from around the world and also features connectivity with the Global Trade Station.

As always keep an eye on the site for new Pokemon info as it’s revealed and feel free to comment on the newest additions to the Pokemon family.

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