History Trivia / Pokemon

17th Nov '17 12:18:54 AM manusiabumi
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** There is a material in ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'' called Dragonite Ore.
15th Nov '17 8:31:00 PM rjd1922
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* If a shiny Ditto copies a regularly-colored Pokemon, it will transform into the shiny version of that Pokemon. If a regular-colored Ditto copies a shiny Pokemon, it will transform into the regular-colored version of that Pokemon. And, somewhat-obviously, if a shiny Ditto copies a shiny Pokemon, it will be the shiny variant.
** Or at least this was true in Gen III, in the Gen IV games this doesn't work and a shiny Ditto changes into regular-colored Pokémon.

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* If Prior to Generation IV, if a shiny Ditto copies (or Mew) transforms a regularly-colored Pokemon, Pokémon, it will transform transforms into the shiny version of that Pokemon. Pokémon. If a regular-colored Ditto copies a shiny Pokemon, Pokémon, it will transform into the regular-colored version of that Pokemon. Pokémon. And, somewhat-obviously, if a shiny Ditto copies a shiny Pokemon, Pokémon, it will be the shiny variant.
** Or at least this was true in Gen III, in the
variant. From Gen IV games this doesn't work and a on, whether it appears shiny Ditto changes into regular-colored Pokémon.or not depends solely on the target's coloration.
5th Nov '17 10:10:16 AM SparkPlugTheTroper
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** Nintendo made a deal with Magic Box Int. to make a set of ''Pokemon'' Gogos for the latter company's ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' toy series, but the plans were scrapped and the series was never made.

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** Nintendo made a deal with Magic Box Int. to make a set of ''Pokemon'' Gogos for the latter company's ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' toy series, but the plans were scrapped and the series ''Pokemon'' set of Gogos was never made.
5th Nov '17 10:09:13 AM SparkPlugTheTroper
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** Nintendo made a deal with Magic Box Int. to make a set of ''Pokemon'' Gogos for the latter company's ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' toy series, but the plans were scrapped and the series was never made.
30th Oct '17 3:59:03 PM KagSwirby
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** Six of the ten games for Pokémon mini were Japan-only, and the Tetris game was Japan and Europe-only.
25th Oct '17 12:20:24 PM PDL
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** Celebi had a bad tendency to not get released in the US. Only three US events - one in Gen II, one in Gen III that only made it to ten cities, and another near the end of Gen IV - have given it out. The Celebi from the (Gen VI) Pokémon Bank trial finally gave it widespread release. Another Celebi was given over Nintendo Network for the 20th Anniversary from March 1 to 24, 2016.

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** Celebi had a bad tendency to not get released in the US. Only three US events - one in Gen II, one in Gen III that only made it to ten cities, and another near the end of Gen IV - have given it out. The Celebi from the (Gen VI) Pokémon Bank trial finally gave it widespread release. Another Celebi was given over Nintendo Network for the 20th Anniversary (alongside other Mythical Pokémon from the previous 5 generations) Celebi itself was given out from March 1 to 24, 24 2016.
25th Oct '17 12:08:23 PM UncontestedSequel517
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** Celebi has a bad tendency to not get released in the US. Only three US events - one in Gen II, one in Gen III that only made it to ten cities, and another near the end of Gen IV - have given it out. The Celebi from the (Gen VI) Pokémon Bank trial finally gave it widespread release.

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** Celebi has had a bad tendency to not get released in the US. Only three US events - one in Gen II, one in Gen III that only made it to ten cities, and another near the end of Gen IV - have given it out. The Celebi from the (Gen VI) Pokémon Bank trial finally gave it widespread release. Another Celebi was given over Nintendo Network for the 20th Anniversary from March 1 to 24, 2016.
20th Oct '17 6:08:11 PM RisefromYourGrave
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* CashCowFranchise: GottaCatchThemAll Indeed! Only ''[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]]'' has made more money, and Pokemon is over a decade younger then that series.

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* CashCowFranchise: GottaCatchThemAll Indeed! Only indeed! As a video game series, only ''[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]]'' [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_best-selling_video_game_franchises has made sold more money, and Pokemon games.]] However, as a media franchise, ''Pokémon'' is ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_highest-grossing_media_franchises the highest-grossing media franchise of all time]]'' at over USD$55 billion, which is over a decade younger then that series.$10 billion more than the almost two decades older (and much more frequently referenced in mainstream media) ''Franchise/StarWars''.



** Getting an [[http://www.amazon.com/pokemon-pokedex-Pokemon-Advanced-Pokedex/dp/B00020LZ84 actual Pokédex]] can save you a lot of trouble in the games, and there are many Wiki sites (and Google) that serve as an online Pokedex
** As of 2014, [[http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0110646 there is a real-life pterosaur called "Aerodactyl"]] and as of 2017, a dicynodont called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulbasaurus "Bulbasaur"]]. The latter was allegedly not named after its Pokemon counterpart, but one of its describers did admit that “similarities between this species and certain other squat, tusked quadrupeds may not be entirely coincidental.”

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** Getting an [[http://www.amazon.com/pokemon-pokedex-Pokemon-Advanced-Pokedex/dp/B00020LZ84 actual Pokédex]] can save you a lot of trouble in the games, and there are many Wiki sites (and Google) that serve as an online Pokedex
Pokédex
** As of 2014, [[http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0110646 there is a real-life pterosaur called "Aerodactyl"]] and as of 2017, a dicynodont called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulbasaurus "Bulbasaur"]]. The latter was allegedly not named after its Pokemon Pokémon counterpart, but one of its describers did admit that “similarities between this species and certain other squat, tusked quadrupeds may not be entirely coincidental.”
1st Oct '17 9:06:29 AM nombretomado
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** Saudi Arabia had denounced it as a way to promote [[MoralGuardians gambling]] and [[ConspiracyTheories Zionism]]. They let the later generations slide, however, and missed the anime entirely. Of course, this only applied to the card games.

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** Saudi Arabia had denounced it as a way to promote [[MoralGuardians gambling]] and [[ConspiracyTheories [[UsefulNotes/ConspiracyTheories Zionism]]. They let the later generations slide, however, and missed the anime entirely. Of course, this only applied to the card games.
28th Sep '17 10:31:53 AM RAlexa21th
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* {{Defictionalization}}: The games, themselves. In RealLife, it is extremely possible to encounter others playing a Pokémon game, and (if conditions are right) battle them, just like that damn Bug Catcher kid outside Vermilion City. In fact, many events and tournaments have been held ''in real life'' using the game and connection equipment (with real badges and rewards) Not to mention that getting an [[http://www.amazon.com/pokemon-pokedex-Pokemon-Advanced-Pokedex/dp/B00020LZ84 actual Pokédex]] can save you a lot of trouble in the games. And taking it a step further: As of 2014, [[http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0110646 there is a real-life pterosaur called "Aerodactyl"]] and as of 2017, a dicynodont called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulbasaurus "Bulbasaur"]]. The latter was allegedly not named after its Pokemon counterpart, but one of its describers did admit that “similarities between this species and certain other squat, tusked quadrupeds may not be entirely coincidental.”

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* {{Defictionalization}}: The games, themselves.
**
In RealLife, it is extremely possible to encounter others playing a Pokémon game, and (if conditions are right) battle them, just like that damn Bug Catcher kid outside Vermilion City. City.
**
In fact, many events and tournaments have been held ''in such as the [[https://www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/pokemon-events/pokemon-tournaments/pokemon-world-championships/ World Pokemon Championships]] allow players to compete and become the real life'' using the game and connection equipment (with real badges and rewards) Not to mention that getting life Pokemon Champions.
** Getting
an [[http://www.amazon.com/pokemon-pokedex-Pokemon-Advanced-Pokedex/dp/B00020LZ84 actual Pokédex]] can save you a lot of trouble in the games. And taking it a step further: games, and there are many Wiki sites (and Google) that serve as an online Pokedex
**
As of 2014, [[http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0110646 there is a real-life pterosaur called "Aerodactyl"]] and as of 2017, a dicynodont called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulbasaurus "Bulbasaur"]]. The latter was allegedly not named after its Pokemon counterpart, but one of its describers did admit that “similarities between this species and certain other squat, tusked quadrupeds may not be entirely coincidental.”
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