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Alternate Form Discovered For Pokémon Black/White’s Third Legendary Monster

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Pokémon fan site, Pokébeach, have invested a month of research into Pokémon Black/White’s code,  and discovered a placeholder for an alternate form of the legendary Pokémon, Kyurem, who is the third member of the trio formed along with Black/White’s other two legendaries, Reshiram and Zekrom.

 

We don’t know what this second form looks like or what its abilities are; just that it exists, and that it will likely be used in the future. You can view a detailed explanation of how this second form was discovered at the link above.

 

The actual point of interest is that Pokébeach point out that Rotom, Shaymin, and Giratina, too, had placeholders for new forms in Pokémon Diamond/Pearl’s code, long before Pokémon Platinum was released.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.