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Pokémon X And Pokémon Y Trailer Shows Off Riding Pokémon, Lumiose City




The Pokémon Company have revealed another round of details about Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. These are mainly the same details reported in CoroCoro magazine last week, but we now know the English names of the newly-revealed Pokémon and areas in the game.

Pokémon X and Pokémon Y take place in the Kalos region. The central city of Kalos is Lumiose City, a metropolis featuring a large tower that is “set to become an iconic structure” in the game. Additionally, here are the four new Pokémon revealed last week, with additional details:




A Normal- and Electric-type Pokémon, can generate enough electricity through sunbathing to power machinery. But wise Trainers won’t be deterred by Helioptile’s lack of bravery. It knows Parabolic Charge, a brand-new move where Helioptile attacks everything around it. Helioptile’s HP is restored by half the damage taken by those hit.




A Normal- and Flying-type Pokémon, sings with a beautiful chirp that is sure to delight any Trainer. Although it is known to be very friendly, Fletchling will suddenly unleash relentless attacks once it’s in battle. For example, when it uses its Fire-type move Flame Charge in battle, in addition to doing damage, Fletchling’s Speed increases every time.



With a leaf always in its mouth and an intimidating glare that is rarely effective, Fighting-type Pokémon Pancham shows its playful side when it lets out a little smile when its head is pat. Pancham can learn a brand-new move, Parting Shot, which not only lowers an opponent’s Attack and Special Attack, but also allows Pancham to switch out for another Pokémon in a Trainer’s party during battle.




Pokémon X and Pokémon Y introduce a new method of transportation—riding the brand-new Pokémon, Gogoat. This large Grass-type Pokémon is a reliable way to travel certain parts of Lumiose City. In battle, it can use Horn Leech to recover HP equal to half the damage dealt by this move.


You can view a new trailer for the game that shows the new Pokémon off above. Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are slated for worldwide release this October. Below is the box art for both versions of the game.


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.