The Pokédex - Extended Fanon Edition:

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7176 rmctagg095th Oct 2012 05:02:24 PM from Brooklyn, NY , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer
Yes and yes.
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7178 rmctagg095th Oct 2012 09:51:11 PM from Brooklyn, NY , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
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Thinking about the Project lately, I've come to the decision that we should make a collaborative article detailing our exact dogma for the PEFE for means of greater cohesion between articles. Now how are we going to do it exactly, that is the question.
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@Regitnui If you're still taking suggestions about the Trapinch line article, I have a suggestion for the skin thing. It could be that the skin stretching applies to Vibrava but that skin toughens up by the time it evolves to Flygon.

edited 5th Oct '12 10:49:56 PM by Grenedle

7180 Regitnui12th Oct 2012 08:10:23 AM from Blind Eternities
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Okay, Revised revised Trapinch line article in 3... 2... 1...

Trapinch Line

Morphs [Oak Catalog #]

  • Trapinch [#328]
  • Vibrava [#329]
  • Flygon [#330]

Notable Biology

The Trapinch line are known for being one of the oddest pokemon native to the Hoenn region. Firstly, despite the first and second morphs resembling insects, the line is primarily ground typed, and secondarily, the three forms bear very little resemblance to each other. The later morphs are known for being two of the most common Dragon-types in it's native land, due to the ready availability of Trapinch.

This line, despite their typing, actually has more in common with bug-types physiologically. The first two morphs have an exoskeleton, and their 'goggled'-eyes are similar to the compound eyes of pokemon like Beautifly, Venomoth or Mothim. The solid, goggle-like covering is unique to this line, shielding their eyes from sandstorms. All three morphs use copper-based hemolymph in place of blood, so trainers should not panic when their pokemon begins to bleed green or grey instead of red.

Trapinch, the first morph, are easily identified by their round, red bodies with a white underside and stump-like legs. Wing cases can be seen on their backs, but these are immobile. Their head is at least as large as their body, and their nutcracker-like jaws make up three-quarters of their heads. Their eyes are small and covered in a clear part of their exoskeleton. This gives them a noticeable sheen.

Something for prospective trainers to note is Trapinch's digging reflex. If a Trapinch feels something on it's head or near its jaws, it will flick it's head back in such a way as to dislodge the disturbance, either bringing it into range of the nutcracker-like jaws or flung away. Due to this reflex, allowing your Trapinch to move at its own pace is recommended.

Vibrava have an elongated, pale yellow body, similar to that of a Yanma. The wing cases they had as Trapinch have now matured into two pairs of green, rhomboid wings. These are still weak, and do not allow extended flight, though they can be vibrated at supersonic rates. Two projections on the end of it's tail assist with steering. The lenses that cover the eyes are now green, and much more apparent. The pokemon's legs have also become longer and thinner, as has its exoskeleton. In fact, Vibrava has the same amount of exoskeleton as Trapinch, stretched over a larger frame.

Vibrava's wings are, in fact, its primary means of subduing prey. Using various techniques referred to in the trainer community as "Supersonic", "Screech" and "Sonic Boom(sic)", Vibrava will use its wings to generate vibrations near the resonance frequency of prey's tissues, inflicting minor but numerous wounds that can result in internal bleeding. Thankfully, these vibrations usually only result in a headache in humans.

Flygon hardly resembles the previous two morphs. Now much larger, Flygon now appears more reptilian. Flygon's body is even more elongated, with a clearly defined head, neck and tail. The muscular hind legs of this morph are used to provide an initial burst of lift, as well as allowing the Flygon to stand upright. Its forelimbs are still small, but have sharp claws. The lenses over its eyes are now red, the single pair of wings are now fully developed, and its tail now has three rudder-appendages.

It is common knowledge that the sound of a Flygon on the wing is very similar to that of a woman singing, but what is less well-known is that each Flygon has a song as exclusive to them as a human's fingerprint. The thin exoskeleton of Vibrava has been replaced with a tough skin similar to that of many other Dragon-types.


As mentioned earlier, this line is a native of Hoenn's route 111. This desert is almost constantly assailed by a vicious sandstorm, and many of the creatures there have adapted to the weather. Trapinch and it's line have adapted by thickening their exoskeletons. Trapinch is most easily found, due to their large, conspicuous traps. Vibrava are small, and Flygon are often only heard.

This line has been successfully introduced into Route 228 in Sinnoh's Battle Zone, as well as Unova's Desert Resort and Rebirth Mountain, both areas where sandstorms are known. Trapinch have also been imported to Johto's Safari Zone as well as mountains in the previously-devastated Orre region, providing evidence that this line can survive in mountainous areas.

TRAINERS' NOTE: If you plan on travelling through any of these areas, have on hand both a grass- or water-type pokemon and a flight-capable pokemon to escape pit traps. See Hazards for more details.


All three members of this line are carnivorous, each having a distinct method of catching prey. Trapinch are well known for their pit traps, dug into the sand of the desert. These pits can be dug very quickly, some specimens able to create them on the battlefield.

These pit traps are constructed by the Trapinch walking backwards and flinging sand off the back of its head up out of the pit. The Hoennian nickame of 'doodlebug' comes from the pattern these pokemon make while digging a hole. Once the pit can support its own weight, the Trapinch will lie in wait at the bottom point. When something stumbles into the pit, be it a Sandshrew, Cacnea or unaware trainer, the sides give way, the prey then sliding uncontrollably to the Trapinch's waiting jaws.

Vibrava abandons the stationary traps for a more active lifestyle, following prey and disabling them with precisely targeted soundwaves. It also retains the ability to dig, and can be found lurking under a thin layer of sand to ambush prey animals. It can also use venom, but this is often unnecessary for mature Vibrava.

The final morph, Flygon, adopts a predatory niche similar to that of Swellow and Altaria in other regions, swooping down to disable prey with a combination of claws and impact. These attacks have been refined by into the "Dragon Tail" and "Dragon Claw" techniques. If injured, a Flygon will revert to the ambush tactics favoured by its preevolutions, hiding under a thin layer of sand and bursting out when prey is near.


The obvious one is Trapinch's jaws. Capable of crushing granite boulders, they are more than capable of cutting through flesh and pulverizing bone. It is also a very dense pokemon, though not as heavy as a rock or steel type, it is still more than capable of fracturing bone if it falls onto someone.

The second one is the pit itself. These pits are very unstable, and are often large enough to swallow a young trainer. The Trapinch at the bottom will usually attack, in an effort to clear its carefully-maintained burrow, and trainers must be prepared for this. An Ice-type is recommended, as it may also defend you from the evolved forms. A grass or water type may also suffice. A flight-capable pokemon is the only way to escape from the pit without potentially burying yourself alive.

Despite losing it's prevolution's jaws, Vibrava is more than capable of injecting a toxic cocktail of venoms that can cause severe sickness, or even death in those allergic to it. Trained Vibrava may also be capable of causing bruising or migraines in adults, due to their supersonic waves reaching the resonance frequency of human tissues.

The same attributes that make Flygon such an effective battler also make it extremely dangerous if not properly trained. A collision with a Flygon flying at full speed can have an effect on the human body equivalent to that of a minor vehicle accident. This is ignoring the sharpness of its claws and the power Flygon can put behind its tail or kicks; easily enough to shatter stone.

Also, a Flygon will always kick up a sandstorm when flying in a sandy area. Slateport City and Dewford Town have therefore both banned Flygon on their renowned beaches, and a trainer may face a severe fine. Other regions don't have such laws, but the polite trainer will put their walking Flygon into a pokeball while in the area.

Courting and Childrearing

While capable of breeding even in the Trapinch stage, breeding in the wild takes place between Flygon. The female will stir up a sandstorm, producing a mating song with her wings. This song can carry for miles on the wind, and every male within earshot will fly towards her. The female will fly erratically through this sandstorm. The first male to catch her will be her mate.

The female will later lay 3-4 eggs in the sand and abandon them. Interestingly, the gender of the Trapinch will be determined by the temperature of the sand they're in, much like the Sandile line. These Trapinch, once hatched, will burrow off in seperate directions.

Social Structure

Mostly solitary, except during mating season, there have been instances of Trapinch working together to create massive tunnel complexes. Swarms of Vibrava have been reported, but these are hard to verify. Flygon are hardly ever seen interacting outside of mating behaviour, but they seem to circle each other once, possibly registering each other's wing-songs.

In Human Culture

This line has one of the longest relationships with humans of any pokemon, though comparatively little of it has been spent domesticated. Ancient pictograms discovered in the Desert Ruins have shown villages surrounded by what appear to be Trapinch pits. Archaeologists theorise the Trapinch were fed by the villagers, causing them to inadvertently provide an extra layer of defense with their pit traps.

A more recent use of this line in warfare was during the Hoennian Civil War, where captured Flygon were used by both sides to obscure their numbers by making use of the Mystic Pokemon's powerful downdrafts to throw up dust during troop movements. Trapinch's sturdy exoskeleton was also harvested for use as shields and armour.

Nowadays, the line's ready availability (as Trapinch) compared to other dragon-type pokemon has led to Flygon becoming an iconic pokemon for Route 110, Lavaridge Town and Hoenn in general. Flygon also makes an appearance in the popular card game Aura: the Collection as a creature type, associated with evasion and card-drawing effects.
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7181 Blissey112th Oct 2012 09:26:03 AM from a random Pokčcenter , Relationship Status: I know
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Much better! I especially like your take on some of the stuff I had.

Still need to mention Flygons wing songs being unique to each one like fingerprints and their nickname of "Spirit of the Desert"
7182 rmctagg0912th Oct 2012 09:36:52 AM from Brooklyn, NY , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer
He did the former, but not the latter.

@Habitat: The Orre Trapinch are a native species, they simply came back to the Orre region.
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7183 Regitnui12th Oct 2012 10:55:17 AM from Blind Eternities
Worldweaver Spider
@rmctagg09: Could I have a source for that? I assumed all species on Orre were extinct in the first game, and so had to be re-introduced in the second.

As for the "Spirit of the Desert" nickname: Doh!

edited 13th Oct '12 1:32:59 AM by Regitnui

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7184 rmctagg0912th Oct 2012 04:55:28 PM from Brooklyn, NY , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer
It says in the game that wild Pokemon are returning to Orre.

Anyway, here's what Silent had to say.

(Oh, and it's typed rmctagg09 like it says in my sig.)

edited 12th Oct '12 5:26:10 PM by rmctagg09

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7185 Regitnui13th Oct 2012 02:14:52 AM from Blind Eternities
Worldweaver Spider
Sorry, rmctagg09. I will edit the Orre section of habitat. Returning to Silent's suggestions:

Swallow/Spit Up: RL antlions fling sand at prey animals in their pits in order to bring them down faster. Trapinch could have a similar reflex.

Bind: Trapinch/Vibrava may grab on to larger prey items to subdue them? I'm not sure what bright spark came up with that card.

Discharge: Vibrava could let off a soundwave with similar effects to an electric attack. This attack causing Electric types' glands to discharge gave people the impression that Vibrava could use the electric attack.

Clutch is covered by Arena Trap and Sand Defense by Flygon's natual ability to throw up obscuring dust. The aggressive buzzing is also exhaustively mentioned.

Now the Bagon-Shelgon-Flygon mistake is good for a little humour:

"It was for many years thought that Flygon evolved from Shelgon, another dragon-type native to the Hoenn region. This belief persisted for many years, resulting in the similar names. However, once Pokemon training became widespread, it was quickly discovered that this was not the case. Many rookie trainers still believe that Vibrava does not evolve, leading to very suprised Flygon owners, and many underprepared and injured Salamence owners."
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Roselia Line

Morphs [Oak Catalog #]

  • Budew [406]
  • Roselia [315]
  • Roserade [407]

Notable Biology

Budew is a small Grass/Poison Pokémon. It looks like a bud of sorts. Said "Bud" is closed up by two vines, which are in place of petals. Budew has a face on the bud, and appears to be wearing a bib right below it. Budew also has two stubby, yellow feet.

Roselia looks a lot more humanoid and is mostly green in color. It is only slightly taller, and has only grown four inches-Which means it's 1'00" in height. It also should be noted that it got a huge increase in Special Attack. Roselia's head is lighter on the face than around it, and has three dark green thorns on it. It seems to have a "skirt" in place of Budew's bib, which is longer on females. Its hands are roses, with one red and one blue.

Roserade's spikes have been replaced with white hair, and its face now seems to have a mask on it. Its skirt is gone, and it now has a cape. The roses have turned into bouquets, and a yellow collar-like bangle on its neck keeps it and its cape together.

On very rare occasions, Budew have been spotted with lighter than usual colors and a purple bib. These budew evolve into Yellow-greenish Roselia with a Purple and a Black rose. Its skirt is a deeper green than its face. These color changes to Roselia have been preserved upon evolution to Roserade.


They prefer to live in Grasslands.


They like to drink lots of water. When it's sunny, they can supply themselves with food that is produced from exposure. Roserade are also believed to attract insects with their scents and eat them. They are also said to sap out energy from other Pokémon.


Touching all of them has a chance of poisoning you. In terms of Special Offense, Roserade is tied with Exeggutor with the highest of any and every Grass-type: At 125, meaning that a Roserade's Hyper Beam is as effective as a Gyarados's Giga Impact on any Pokémon with equal defensive stats. Roserade is also said to set up nasty calthrops-They hurt upon contact, and sometimes they are poisonous. While Budew's reliable in Speed and Special Defense-But not Special Attack-Roselia's reliable in Special Attack moreso than Speed or Special Defense. Roserade's got even better stats than Roselia, and can use Special Attacks really well.

Courting and Childrearing

Only Roselia and Roserade can breed. Roselia tend to produce seeds in their roses, which are mass produced in Roserade Bouquets. They tend to plant seeds in good soil. If exposed to Floroxium, a substance primarily found in Rose Incenses, and is quite common in the wild, the seeds will grow into Budew. Otherwise, the seeds grow directly into Roselia. Mating Seasons tend to be around the late spring.

Social Structure

They tend to hibernate in the winter. In the spring, they come out and eventually mate. In the Summer, they stay outside to absorb the sun's rays. In Autumn, they get ready to hibernate.

Packs are lead by Female Roserade. They attack prey that are predominantly of the Water, Rock, or Ground type, Especially both. Known prey are Palpitoad, Geodude, and Corsola.

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edited 20th Oct '12 6:39:59 AM by KirbyRider

I have removed my dibs for the article on Twinleaf Town. As much as I'd like to contribute, I just can't see myself being able to write anything of quality myself. I will still be hanging around in the chatroom and helping with what I can.
I recently read something i thought was interesting. It was an explanation for why Scyther can't learn Fly. The explanation was that their wings could only generate enough lift to support its own weight. I thought that could also explain why Scizor can' t fly, its wings are not any stronger than when it was a Scyther and cant support the extra weight.

On the Roselia line post above it looks ok but I question the use of stat like that. EDIT: I also thought that we decided that the incenses were just something to explain why the pre evos did not exist last gen and that we were going to drop them.

edited 24th Oct '12 5:16:25 PM by grandphoenix

7189 rmctagg0924th Oct 2012 06:30:14 PM from Brooklyn, NY , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer
We decided that the Incenses were why you couldn't get those Pokemon in earlier Gens, but we didn't drop them.
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7190 ILoveDogs25th Oct 2012 01:58:50 PM from Lunn Guyland , Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Um, hello. I'm new to this, and I'd like to make an edit to the Vulpix page. Is that OK?
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7191 Blissey125th Oct 2012 02:03:39 PM from a random Pokčcenter , Relationship Status: I know
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Um, hello. I'm new to this, and I'd like to make an edit to the Vulpix page. Is that OK?

Vulpix is my article, so just PM me what you've got and I'll give you any feedback and a go ahead

edited 25th Oct '12 2:03:48 PM by Blissey1

7192 ILoveDogs25th Oct 2012 06:05:36 PM from Lunn Guyland , Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Also, can I call dibs on the Gothita and Audino ones? I'll need help with the biological bits, though...
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7193 ILoveDogs27th Oct 2012 05:39:03 AM from Lunn Guyland , Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Another green world.
That'll be fine.
[up][up] I'm pretty sure you don't need to bump on the TV Tropes forum. Anybody interested enough or invested enough in the project will have it on their watched threads list.
7196 ILoveDogs28th Oct 2012 01:54:03 PM from Lunn Guyland , Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Okay, then. I will need someone to co-write it, 'coz I don't know all that much about biology. Anyone willing?
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7197 ROTHY29th Oct 2012 05:57:32 AM from America , Relationship Status: Brony
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This probably doesn't belong here, buuuut...

edited 29th Oct '12 5:57:43 AM by ROTHY

Super High School Level Tropers get bored too, you know.
7198 strawberryflavored29th Oct 2012 07:03:02 AM from Virginia , Relationship Status: If it's you, it's okay
Espeon GX
Yeah, that'd probably be better in the Pokemon in General thread.
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7199 AlTheKiller29th Oct 2012 07:06:13 AM from The Swamp. , Relationship Status: I'm Clockwork and she's Quartz
I'd like dibs on the Piplup line. Not sure when I'll be done, though.
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7200 ILoveDogs29th Oct 2012 08:39:23 AM from Lunn Guyland , Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
...I thought someone already did Piplup...
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