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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Does each Region only have 8 gyms in pokemon?

I remember that at the start of the pokemon the anime, Professor Oak said that there are a lot of Gyms across the region. You only need 8 to enter the Pokemon league, thus Gary have 10 gym badges. ...
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Does Ash walk away from the starting pokemon in the anime?

I've not seen the show, but I used to play the video games. In Pokemon Go there is a secret way to get Pikachu by walking away from the starting Pokemon. People on the internet say Ash did so in the ...
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Why did Ash need to go back to Pokemon School?

I was watching Pokemon Sun Moon. In the answer to this question "Why did Ash became a child back in Sun Moon Series?" it says that Ash never age so obviously he didn't became child. But why did he ...
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Why did Rayquaza get a mega evolution?

In the pokemon series, the trio of Groudon, Kyogre and Rayquaza both gained new powers after mega evolution was discovered, but why did Groudon and Kyogre get a primal form and Rayquaza got a mega, is ...
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Has it ever been established as to who the strongest trainer in the Pokemon Anime is?

I know the games, manga and the anime all follow different plot lines. Has it ever been stated in the show as to who the strongest Pokemon Master is? Is it Tobias since he had already captured 2 ...
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Is Ash's time in Kanto's Safari Zone ever detailed?

When Ash returns to Pallet Town in the first series, I think after he got all the badges and was preparing for the Pokemon League Championships. When they were in Professor Oak's lab, Oak showed off ...
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Is Ash technically the Pokemon Champion of Alola like Steven?

In Pokémon Sun Moon anime, now that Pokémon League Champion is Ash and there are no Elite Four, does this make Ash the Pokemon Champion of Alola?
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How many trainers in the anime have Legendary Pokemon?

Tobias has darkrai and Latias. I also remember another guy from the battle frontier having an articuno which fought Ash's Charizard. Are there more trainers with Legendary Pokemon in the anime?
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Which Pokémon cry out their name, and which don't?

In Pokémon, some Pokémon "cries" are their name and some are not. Is there a list of Pokémon whose cries are their name and Pokémon whose cries aren't? I did do research but I didn't find the answer ...
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What is the population ratio of humans and pokemon?

What is the population ratio of humans and pokemon in the pokemon world (pokemon series)? Considering that every human has more than one pokemon, it might be possible the pokemon ratio is higher.
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How did Latias transform in Pokémon Heroes?

In the movie Pokémon Heroes Latias is able to transform into Bianca (a human character in the movie). Serebii.net, however, does not list transform as a move Latias can use. Were any comments made in ...
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Is Tobias' Latios the same Latios as the one in the Pokémon Heroes movie?

How can Tobias in Sinnoh League Champions ep.658 own Latios? Latios, as a legendary Pokemon, appears only once in the whole Pokémon world and, for we all know, he is dead since the Pokemon Heroes ...
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Can Lugia be a legendary one that reproduces itself?

In the official Pokedex, it says that Lugia does not have gender. In many games, there is only one Lugia. But in EP221 a Lugia's pup is shown and captured by the Rocket team, and Lugia, hitherto ...
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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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Which Pokemon are animal based?

I have been thinking about this question for a while now. Since many Pokemon are based around animals, which animals are Pokemon based on? I ask for the family of the animals, such as dogs, cats, ...
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Where did Ash's Haunter go?

In the anime, Ash used a Haunter to battle Sabrina. I don't remember much after. Then Haunter is not seen afterward. What happened to him?
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Shiny Bulbasaur doesn't have a golden bulb but Ivysaur and Venusaur do

Shiny Bulbasaur doesn't have a golden/shiny bulb but Ivysaur and Venusaur do. Was that intentional, or did they realize that they should make the bulb shiny when they started drawing Ivysaur or ...
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Why are Ash and his friends fooled by team rocket again and again?

I have seen so many episodes of Pokemon. Many episodes have Team Rocket trying to steal Ash's Pokemon by disguising themselves, or with other predicable methods. Still, they are easily recognizable as ...
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Where can I find Pokémon Adventures Volumes 1-3 Chuang Yi Version not Viz Media

I can't seem to find them anywhere I really want the uncensored Singapore version of Pokémon Adventures.
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Discrepancy between episodes about pokemon which ingest pokeballs

In Advance Generations episode 075, an old man was trying to catch a wild whiscash and he threw a masterball in which the whiscash ate. However, later on in episode 117, a wild munchlax swallowed May'...
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Are items that are gained during evolution part of the Pokemon?

Pokemon such as Mankey and Abra gain items after evolution. Primeape has metal rings around its wrists and ankles, and Kadabra gets a spoon. What I'm confused about is that Braixen gains an item ...
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Is Pokemon Sun and Moon's story new or a continuation?

Okay, I just saw lately the new Pokemon Sun and Moon anime series. I guess you're already familiar with the characters. In the new series, Ash's design is different from what we all know spiky black ...
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What's the order of Pokémon manga?

I found a lot of Pokémon manga. I don't know were to start, so whats the order of it.
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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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Why is Greninja Ash's only bonded Pokémon?

If Ash bonded with his Greninja that he had for one generation, but he won't use it anymore, why haven't Pokémon like Pikachu or Tauros bond with Ash instead?
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How did professor Oak discovered Ash's pikachu?

In the 4th Pokemon movie, Sam goes forward in time along with Celebi and then battles alongside Ash and Pikachu. After the battle, Celebi returns him to his timeline. At the end of the movie, it ...
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Ash's encounters with legendary pokémon

Ash is currently in Alola and he is currently travelling This made me wonder, what legendary pokémon has Ash encountered over the years and where(location and episode/movie)?
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can pokeballs capture items such as rice balls [duplicate]

i was re watching episode 25 of the original Pokemon series and while ash threw a ball at manky, manky threw a rice ball back and the rice ball was captured just like a Pokemon but opened when it ...
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Why Ash does not grow up? [duplicate]

In all the series only the dress is changed. Ash doesn't grow up or does his maturity changes. What is the reason?
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Are these constellations real?

Are these poke-constellations real ? If so , then how do the constellations relate to the Pokémon , of vice versa ? And would you also please explain any other information you may have about the ...
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What would happen if a pokemon died instead of fainting?

I have searched for it and would like to know what would happen if a pokemon were to die. Would the trainer go on and get another pokemon? Or maybe they would stop being a trainer forever?
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Which of Ash's Pokemon faints the most?

In the Pokémon anime, which one of Ash's Pokémon (other than the Pokemon that has been in more than one region than Ash, unless you re-count the number of faints for each region and not including ...
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Where can I watch the latest Pokemon Season 18 episodes subbed? [closed]

Seaon 18 refers to the XY: Kalos Quest. Subtitles should be in English. It can also be English dubbed. I have tried Youtube but most of the episodes are missing.
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Pokemon: dialogue spoken by Ursula. Can you tell me the dialogue spoken by Ursula?

I saw an episode of Pokemon. In this episode, the two Pokemon girls Dawn and Ursula were talking to each other. They both are rival of each other, Ursula taunts Dawn in that episode; they both have ...
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In the Pokémon anime who is this?

I watched this video from an episode from the original series And I saw a girl with Sabrina: Who was is it? I looked on Bulbapedia but I didn't find the answer.
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Is mentioning the word Porygon illegal?

I watched this https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=T9pHWEmQVrw and he said "porygon" I thought porygon was banned so pokemon couldn't use it becouse of the seizure incident. Yes, I know porygon are in some ...
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Level 3 squirtle water gun attack

Can a level three Squirtle blast a hole through your chest with water gun attack. What are the actual capabilities of a level three water gun attack. Could they really kill people. Should people be ...
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How ash can become a Pokemon Master? [on hold]

It is mentioned in many anime theories that if ash wins the regional championship he will become a Pokemon master but it is not true.