Questions tagged [pokemon]

Pokémon (short for "pocket monsters") is a video game with many anime and manga adaptations. Pokémon trainers capture and force animals called pokémon to do battle against those of other trainers.

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How do Pokemon Mega Evolve by themselves?

According to Bulbapedia: In order to Mega Evolve, most Pokemon must be holding their appropriate Mega Stone and the Trainer must have a Key Stone. Only Rayquaza does not need a Mega Stone to ...
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What happens to male members of nurse Joy's and official Jenny's families?

In the Pokemon anime, nurse Joy and official Jenny have a bunch of relatives who all have the same name and all work in Pokemon medicine/law enforcement, but only the women are in the family ...
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How far did Ash travel across Kanto in total?

I've been trying to find out how far Ash traveled across the Kanto region in the anime. But I haven't been able to find a good way to do so. I wouldn't mind if reference to the game is required to ...
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How do Poké Ball capsule and seals work?

In the Pokémon anime and manga, the Poké Ball seal and ball capsule allows the Pokémon to get a fancy entrance, it is mainly used in contests but can be bought and used for fun. Is there any ...
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How many times have Pokémon actually died of old age?

I was wondering how many times Pokémon have died of old age. There’s Stoutland from the anime, but that’s the only time there. In Lavender Town, in one of the retro Pokémon games, there are graves for ...
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Does the Hale / Snowdon' surname mean anything?

From "Spell of the Unown: Entei", a.k.a "劇場版ポケットモンスター 結晶塔の帝王 ENTEI Pocket Monsters the Movie - Emperor of the Crystal Tower: Entei" Does the Hale / Snowdon' surname mean anything? ...
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Why must Pokémon trainers be at least 10 years old?

The first episode of the Pokémon series begins by saying that Ash can only now get his Pokémon License, and you have to be at least 10 years old to become a Pokémon Trainer and get a Pokemon from Prof....
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Why did they turn Charizard into Ash's "starter"?

People say they gave Ash a Pikachu because it would earn them more money if Ash had all three starters than just one starter. But then why did they make Charizard their starter representative later? ...
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Can pseudo-legendary Pokémon mega evolve?

Ash recently caught Dragonite which is a pseudo-legendary Pokémon. We have not seen any pseudo-legendary Pokémon mega evolution until now. so Can pseudo-legendary Pokémon mega evolve?