News

Pokemon X And Y Pokedex Rumors: Theories On The Legendary Trio, And Comparing Xerneas and Yveltal To Previous Generations

By Staff Writer | July 02, 2013 01:05 PM EDT

What will the Pokemon X and Y legendary trio look like?
(Photo : Facebook)

With Pokemon X and Pokemon Y ready to release on the 3DS October 12, fans are eagerly anticipating news on the latest legendary Pokemon being added to the Pokedex, and given the previous generations' patterns, for several more to join the roster.

Like Us on Facebook

By now, most fans know the existence of the three legendary Pokemon introduced so far: Xerneas, Yveltal, and Mewtwo's new form.

Xerneas and Yveltal are the two legendary Pokemon selected to appear on the X and Y covers. Outside of the letters that begin their names, Yveltal can easily be recognized as the flagship Pokemon representative of Pokemon Y due to its body shape. Meanwhile, Xerneas' glint is that of an X-shape.

As depicted by this nifty compilation image here, fans can see how Xerneas and Yveltal stack up against its predecessors in the Pokdex, including Ho-Oh and Lugia from Gold and Silver, Latios and Latias from Ruby and Sapphire, and Manaphy and Phione from Diamond and Pearl.

But despite all the attention being put on Mewtwo, given his appearance in the upcoming Pokemon movie "ExtremeSpeed Genesect: Mewtwo Awaken," the next lingering question about X and Y is the traditional legendary trio.

Long time Pokemon fans will notice that a trio of legendary Pokemon always exist within each generation's Pokedex. This include the classic legendary birds (Moltres, Articuno, Zapdos), the "Regi" trio (Regice, Registeel, Regirock), and the "Kami" trio (Tornadus, Landorus, Thundurus).

Which begs the question, what will the sixth generation legendary trio look like?

An interesting rumor within the Marriland forums is that Pokemon X and Y takes from Norse mythology, particularly that of Yggdrasil.

A forum contributor posts that in Yggdrasil, with "the top of the tree kept by a bird (Yveltal) there's a lake" with three maidens that look over the tree.

They are "the maidens 'incised the slip of wood,' 'laid down laws,' 'and chose lives.'"

If this theory is true, can you guess what their types will be?

Of course, the other theory is that with Mewtwo making a comeback, more original legendary Pokemon will join him with new forms.

Only time will tell what Nintendo will choose to do with the legendary Pokemon.


Tagged :  world news

Featured

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 11.25.14 | 11:33AM EST

G-Dragon Confirms Big Bang Comeback Album Will Be Delayed Until 2015

After months of waiting, speculation that Big Bang would not be making a comeback until 2015 was confirmed by the group's leader.

Editorial 11.25.14 | 08:31AM EST

7 K-Pop Videos That Should Have Gone Viral But Didn't

Tell your friends to stop watching C-Pop hit ‘Chick Chick’ and check out these weird and catchy K-Pop music videos instead.

Scandals 11.24.14 | 01:07PM EST

Why Some Korean Fans Are Upset By WINNER Member Nam Tae Hyun's Informal Language

WINNER’s Nam Tae Hyun issued an apology for his outburst during a recent concert following public outcry from fans around South Korea.

OP-ED 11.23.14 | 04:16PM EST

Zico & Pritz Scandals Demonstrate Korean Entertainment Agencies Have Little Understanding Of Foreign Cultures [OPINION]

Two recent incidents point to a lack of cultural understanding on the part of Korean entertainment companies, who seem quick to make excuses despite repeatedly offending international fans.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics