A Closer Look At Mega Charizard X And Mega Charizard Y In Pokemon X And Y

By Ishaan . October 2, 2013 . 12:01pm

This morning, The Pokémon Company announced that, just like Mewtwo, Charizard will have two Mega Evolutions in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. You can catch the trailer here in case you missed it, and we now also have official artwork and screenshots.


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Mega Charizard X (left) and Mega Charizard Y (right).



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  • VietKnight

    The last pic remind me of what I just saw and can’t say since it spoils something ;-)

    • ocaritna

      I just saw it too ! :D *hifives*

    • ElAbuelo69

      Post a spoiler-warning post but do share please? I do love Pokemon but I honestly never care about the story and it has failed to surprise me over the years. So I really do not mind spoilers when it comes down to Pokemon.

      • Miss_Madness

        But what about the people that don’t want spoilers there isn’t really way on Discus to hide it. Unless they use cuts.

        • ElAbuelo69

          True, that’s why I said the spoiler-warning post. I know it’s not perfect but better than nothing :(


          ***INCOMING SPOILERS***


          Mewtwo is Ash’s father.

          ***END SPOILERS***

          • Vesperion

            I KNEW IT!

          • No wonder Ash’s aging is unnatural.

          • Ferrick

            that explains on why ash was never able to beat mewtwo

          • Vash bane

            holy crap

    • Samsara09

      hum!I am interested!Could you give me a little hint?

  • Leon_Tekashi

    So…Are people going to expect starters X and Y versions now? lol

  • Guest

    Mega Charizard X is a badass *.*

    • Renaldi Saputra

      and OP

      • Krisi92

        How is it OP? Y has Drought, which IS OP.

    • awat

      Mega Charizard Y looks better to me looks more like the original charizard just evolved .

      • Kai2591


  • wasad

    Mega Charizard X looks too blue

  • Mnstrzero00

    The games coming out in a couple days and yet they have barely released any information. There isnt even a preorder bonus in America. Is that weird or its it how they usually do it when the release in japan.

    • J_Joestar

      there is a Poster at Gamestop isn’t there?
      and with the recent leaks, i don’t think we really need that much official info anymore.

      • Mnstrzero00

        But those leaks are being covered up. There’s no reason why gamefreak shouldn’t be putting as much energy behind selling the game as the Destiny team or GTA. I have a better idea of how ff15 is going to play and look than I do Pokemon which is coming out in a few days. Any skeptics have been given very little reason to buy a copy

        • J_Joestar

          we have a lot of official stuff already considering this is a worldwide release. this isn’t like the usual where it comes out in japan first and a lot of official + unofficial news gets meshed together on the internet due to language barriers.

        • kthanxyousuck


          I’m laughing that you think Game Freak has to SELL Pokemon. The thing sells itself.

  • Sardorim

    I wanted Y but now… I want X.

    Darn it!

    • Rayshawn Davis

      Same here, but I’ve decided to get both versions! I mainly want Y, so I’ll transfer my X charmander over to Y.once I have the Charizardite X stone :D and begin a new adventure.

    • Krisi92

      Sure, a single Pokémon that you may or may not use changes your decision on an entire game? Plus you surely can’t trade items, yeah…
      And what if you’ll like other Pokémon’s Y versions better?

      • J_Joestar

        it is probably an issue because we don’t really know the availability of Mega Stones yet unlike Pokemon which can be bred for trading (aside from Legendary ones).

    • Ric Vazquez

      It’s the opposite for me lol

  • AuraGuyChris

    So far the only Mega Evolution that just vaguely resembles its original form.

  • DanteMasamune

    Okay it seems Mega Charizard X is the perfect Pokemon to start a battle with to mainly prevent getting pwned by Stealth Rocks but to tear through your opponents team with its ability (Tough Claw is it???) since it gets a major Attack boost and combined with moves like Dragon Dance (or Sword’s Dance) or Belly Drum and then use physical moves with great accuracy such as Dragon Claw, Outrage, and Flare Blitz he can tear apart almost any Pokemon except Fairy types. Perfect when you want to eliminate like 2-3 of your opponent’s Pokemon with the cost of just 1 Mega Charizard X so you can throw off your opponent and eliminate any future potential threats (it can even deal with extremely bulky Pokemon in the physical defense aspect quite easily now).

    Combined with its typing it loses Dragon’s ice type weakness and rock isn’t 4X effective to it anymore but replaces its electric type weakness as being a part flying type to being weak to Dragon now but can tear apart Dragon’s too with the right moves.

    +6 Physical Fire moves to deal with any type weak to fire or not resistance and immune to it.
    +6 Physical Dragon moves to deal with Dragon types really and practically every other type not Fairy.

    A perfect powerhouse if it wasn’t for Fairy types. If this was any gen prior to this gen Mega Charizard X might’ve been the most dangerous Pokemon.

    Now all it needs is speed and this thing would be an absolute GOD.

    • Renaldi Saputra

      it’s not perfect, but overpowered..

    • Kai2591
    • Niko Sandwich

      Fairy is weak to Fire, buy the way, so he’s still good against them.

      • DanteMasamune

        Really I though Fairy had resistance to fire and that Fairy’s only weaknesses are Poison and Steel.

        • Niko Sandwich

          I may be misinformed, as I haven’t kept up with it.

          That actually sounds pretty cool, with poison corrupting Fairy’s ‘nature/life’ theme and steel being industry a la Mother 3.

          I said what I said since I was previously told in a video Fire was super-effective, but I don’t really know what’s been confirmed it seems.

          • DanteMasamune

            Okay I checked it.


            Fire is resistant to Fairy but not super effective against it so being a Fire Dragon types takes normal damage from Fairy Types most likely so………………oh dear Reshiram and Mega Charizard X are gonna rape.

          • Niko Sandwich

            Cool, Cool! I hadn’t seen that. I was already getting X and Charizard, but now I have reason to use him. And Fairy beating Dark is interesting as the other legedary is Dark, and I’m surprised Dragon is completely nullified- I though it was only weak against Fairy.

          • DanteMasamune

            So Charizard went from trash (online) to a monster that needs to be feared.

            Now all they need to do is nerf Stealth Rocks a bit.

  • konsama

    Wait, if mega charizard X is black and Y the orange, does that mean the shinies will be inverted? O_O

    inb4rainbowcharizard :P

    • Ferrick

      ho oh would be pissed lol

  • Shadowman

    Mega-Charizard X looks pretty awesome but I’m going with Mega-Charizard Y

    • Kai2591

      Ditto. I like my Charizard orange please.

  • Hooray for Y!

  • http://25.media.tumblr.com/2e5aa1b66485263e7591562bce3629e5/tumblr_mu1nqr48vG1r2en1ko2_500.jpg

    This Mega is a badass. Look at what it did to Mewtwo in The Origin.

    • Renaldi Saputra

      wow, very OP..

      well forget about that

      • DanteMasamune

        That bit….I mean loser Ash isn’t in the Pokemon Origins. That is Red’s Charizard.


        Because Ash’s Charizard is too stupid and lame to beat Mewtwo and Ash could only ever beat a Mewtwo clone/phantom. Red beat the real Mewtwo and caught it…….WITH AN ULTRA BALL (not even manga Red could do).

        Red literally caught them all too (or all the Kanto Pokemon except for the starters and Mew), defeated Giovanni and crushed Team Rocket, defeated the Elite Four, and became the Pokemon League champion.

        In 4 episodes (or a 2 hour special) he accomplished more Ash ever did in what 9 seasons.

        He even had the balls to catch his falling Charizard and use himself as a cushion…..for his CHARIZARD.

        Plus Red is voiced by Naruto (or the voice actress who does Naruto). Is Ash voiced by Naruto…….I don’t think so.

        Case point Ash can suck my Pokeballs.

        • Symbol de Au

          You just said Ash>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Red. Just putting that out there.

          • DanteMasamune

            Yeah I just fixed it. I suck at the less than and greater than aspect of mathematics and sometimes have trouble differentiating my left from my right. I don’t know why and great now my post is having technical issues.

        • Renaldi Saputra


          Ash is just a stupid bystander..

        • Lynx

          Ash/Satoshi is voiced by Rica Matsumoto.

          AKA Jin from Raijinoh and Seiji from Da Garn. That’s one thing he has above (Origin) Red.

          • DanteMasamune

            …………….Yeah sorry I have never heard of those series.

          • J_Joestar

            she was also one of the original memebers of JAM Project. that alone is several magnitudes of >>>>>> greater than Naruto.

          • DanteMasamune

            Yeah sorry never heard of JAM Project…..is that a J-pop female group like Idoling!!! or pssttt Cutie*?

          • J_Joestar

            no, more like the opposite, it is a group known mostly for their badass SRW themes like
            as well as having members who are well known for a lot of popular anime/game themes.

    • s07195

      The Origin is out?!

      • Yep. Since this early morning/yesterday night if you reside on Asia.

    • Steven Higgins

      I mean sure, that was before we knew about the two different Megas. And I never thought of Mega Mewtwo. And it was kind of a joke, BUT I STILL TOTALLY FRICKIN’ CALLED IT!

    • Göran Isacson

      Oh my God I was listening to the Fist of the North Star theme while casually surfing this and just happened to see this just as the refrain started.

      It was GLORIOUS.

  • Dexward

    But does Mega Charizard X remain black if it was a Shiny Charizard?

    • Steven Higgins

      I’m guessing it will be orange in that case.

    • Renaldi Saputra

      now I wonder what the shiny Mega will be

  • I dunno which mega I like the most :s

  • Lynx

    So basically, Y is an aerial predator adapted for high speed, fire based takedowns while X is more about completely overpowering the opponent physically?

    I’m okay with this.

  • Captain Levi

  • Ty Arnold

    As cool as Mega Charizard X might be, the Y version has Drought.

    That basically makes my decision for me.

  • Helepythia

    With my understanding of thermodynamics, the Mega Charizard X is indeed more ‘badass’ for he has acquired a blue flame.

    …that and those colors just scream, ‘don’t screw with me’.

    • Kai2591

      Blue flame is generally hotter than red/orange flame right?
      But the weird thing is Mega Charizard Y has better Special Attack + Drought…which, if I’m not mistaken, means more powerful fire attacks? Sry if I got my Pokemon 101 wrong…

      • Armane

        Attacks now use either the attack stat or the special attack stat. So there are physical fire attacks.

        Anyway, blue flame generally means dragon fire in the Pokémon universe, which is not necessarily hotter, and Mega Charizard X is indeed Fire/Dragon type.

        • Kai2591

          ah I see. Thanks for the clarification :)

  • Croix Zapp

    is that a beard or breath on charizard x?

  • rurin

    So now I can get a black Charizard without catching a shiny :D

  • RazeXI

    these games have put me through a series of phases. First I was gonna ignore it, then I caved in and decided to get Y at later date, then I decided Imma get it day one, and now I’m getting both games while wearing my recently ordered pokemon shirt….help me…

  • Vash bane

    both look awesome -_-

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