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Pokemon Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire Have A Shiny Beldum, More Mega Evolutions


Japan’s CoroCoro magazine has revealed more Mega Evolved Pokémon that will be present in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. (Thanks, and @chisa_suiran)


One of these Pokémon is Mega Altaria, who is a Dragon/Fairy-type with the Pixilate ability. Another is Mega Lopunny (Normal/Fighting-type) with Scrappy. Finally, you have Mega Salamence with the Aerilate ability.


Also available in the game is a Shiny Beldum, which comes holding its Mega Evolution stone. It looks like Steven won’t be the only one with a Mega Metagross.


Contests have been elaborated upon a little as well. A character in the game named Lucia gives you special clothes for participating in Pokémon Contests.


CoroCoro also reveals that the cosplaying Pikachu in the game get special moves depending on which outfit you dress them up in for Contests. Pikachu Rock Star gets Meteor Smash, Pikachu Ph.D. gets Electric Terrain, Pikachu Pop Star gets Draining Kiss, Pikachu Belle gets Icicle Crash, and finally, Pikachu Libre gets Flying Press.

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.