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Kalos Dex Debut: Pancham & Pangoro

Today’s addition to the Kalos Dex Debut is the Fighting-type panda that is Pancham, brought to you by me! Hayden! Huzzah! First encountered on Route 5, near that skate park, this guy comes in as a Pokémon around level 10. I remember that Pancham was one of the first of the Gen VI Pokémon to be shown to me, and ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Espurr & Meowstic

Today’s Kalos Dex Debut spotlights the delightfully strange kitty-cat, Espurr. Before we explore the wonder that is Espurr, I must preface this article with an obligatory, “OMGIT’SAKITTY!<3” Espurr is found in the tall grass en route to Parfum Palace. In the first instance, you might mistake it for a boring, grey cat with neither the charm nor immediate cuteness of ...

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Pokémon X&Y: Breeding Flawless IVs

Please note: This article is a work in progress, and will be amended as more information is gathered. This article contains several sections. The following links quickly navigate to each of those sections: Introduction IV Annotation IV Breeding Method Pokémon Natures Spreading IV Breeding Introduction IVs are a value between 0-31 for each stat (HP, Attack, Defence, Special Attack, Special ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Tyrunt

Hey everyone!! This is Mitchell “Charathian (Charmander-Rathian)” here to tell you all about one of my favourite new Pokémon from the 6th generation. I’m sure most of you know about the cute little fossil Pokémon known as Tyrunt. This T-Rex look-a-like is seen as one of the better looking Pokémon from the new generation released in Pokémon X and Y. ...

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Kalos Dex Debut: Klefki

G’day all! Robert “Machop Fan” here! Over the next two weeks, we will be making articles for some of our favourite new Pokémon of the latest Pokémon games to hit the shelves. Today, we will be looking at the bizarre new keychain Pokémon, Klefki. Each generation, Game Freak is criticised for ‘running out of ideas’ for drawing inspiration from unusual ...

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Mega Evolution Speculation

So, after the feedback I got from my Twitter account as well as from my Facebook account from both the Sylveon Speculation article and the Legendary Speculation article, I find myself writing another (sort of) with under 48 hours to go until the official release of Pokémon X and Y! What else could I write about you ask? Mega evolutions! I ...

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Draw a Card: Garbodor

Garbodor (Dragons Exalted 54) is a 100 HP Stage 1 Pokémon which evolves from Trubbish. Its weakness is Psychic, which isn’t too bad considering the only common psychic Pokémon in the established metagame is Deoxys EX, which can’t even use that weakness to one shot Garbodor as long as the trash heap Pokémon doesn’t have any energy attached. Garbodor has ...

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Case File: Scrafty vs Hitmontop

Scrafty vs Hitmontop Case File is a new set of articles, putting Pokémon centre stage and looking at it from multiple angles, from the user’s perspective to the opponent’s perspective to the core of the Pokémon itself. We, FamousDeaf and myself, IncredibleChaos, will cover different Pokémon that are popular in the metagame. In this week’s article we analyse Scrafty and ...

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Pokémon Video Game Evolution

Hey all, Marcus here with a new article – this time on the Pokémon video games, how they have evolved mechanically, and how this has changed the game. With X and Y around the corner, we’re all wondering what’s going to change or what’s going to be new. Just over a month out of the new games, I at least ...

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PokéBros Issue #3: TerraCott

PokéBros is a brand-new set of articles spotlighting common, popular, and/or outdated combinations of Pokémon which lead Double Battles in VGC. We, FamousDeaf and myself, Chiron, will cover such things as: when to expect these Pokémon, how to play around and counter them, as well as how to play them yourself. Please note: many of these combinations aren’t as effective ...

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