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Pokémon X And Pokémon Y Introduce “Mega Evolutions” Like MegaBlaziken


Japan’s CoroCoro magazine has revealed further information on Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, some of which has been reported by CoroCoro reveals that, new to the series are “Mega” forms of various Pokémon.


MegaBlaziken, MegaAbsol, MegaMawile, MegaMewtwo, MegaLucario and MegaAmpharos are the Mega forms reported in CoroCoro, and each one has its own ability. For example, MegaBlaziken has SpeedBoost while MegaMewtwo has Insomnia. The respective Pokémon reach these forms through “Mega Evolution”.


Key to understanding Mega Evolutions in the game is a character named Koruni (Japanese name). She’s one of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y’s Gym Leaders.


Additionally, CoroCoro also reveals a few new Pokémon, and reports that the first distribution event for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will be a Torchic, one of the starters from Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire. The Torchic will be capable of eventually evolving into MegaBlaziken.


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.