Pokemon XY trailer reveals Pokemon English names, gender differences and character customisation

Pokemon XY trailer reveals Pokemon English names, gender differences and character customisation


A few days back, scans of the latest Japanese CoroCoro magazine showed off the Kalos starter evolutions, a handful of new Pokemon and a whole lot of information on Pokemon types, moves and abilities. Today, the Pokemon company released an official trailer, revealing the localized names for the new announced Pokemon.

Chespin evolves into Quilladin, Fennekin evolves into Braixen, and Froakie evolves into Frogadier. Paladin, Vixen and Brigadier, really interesting theme for this generation of starters. People are speculating that the final evolution of Chespin will be a Grass/Dark type, with the continuation of the ‘Armor’ theme, people hope for Fennekin’s final evolution to be a Fire/Psychic type, especially with Braixen capable of learning the move Psyshock, and because Frogadier

The two fossil Pokemon are named Tyrunt, the brown T-Rex, and Amaura, the light blue Amargasaurus. The groom-able poodle-like Pokemon is named Furfrou, and from the trailer you can see the head, feet and tail being customisable.

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Some Pokemon also have different male and female forms, including Meowstic, the two cats shown in the scans, and Pyroar, the evolution of Litleo. The male Meowstic has a dark blue body with green eyes, whereas the female has a white body with yellow eyes. The male Pyroar has a large yellow and orange mane, and the female on the other hand has a yellow and orange streak of fur atop its head.

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Aside from Mega Mewtwo X and Mega Garchomp being announced, you can customise your character, from the colour of their hair and skin, headwear, tops, bottoms, shoes, bags and accessories.

Just under a month till its release on October 12th, Pokemon XY is looking to be very action packed, and hugely different to past games.

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