10 Pokemon Facts That Gamers Should Know Part II

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More Pokemon Facts!
Part 1: http://endlessfacts.com/p/lA6e1


1
The Pokedex entries for Drifloon state that the Pokemon tricks children into thinking it’s a balloon and carries them away.

2
The Pokemon Drowzee is based on the tapir. According to Japanese folklore, tapirs eat dreams and nightmares.

3
The move “Splash” is a mistranslation of the Japanese word “hop,” which is why it’s a normal-type move and not a water-type.

4
The Pokemon Koffing and Weezing were originally going to be named “Ny” and “La” because of the smog that New York and Los Angeles are known for.

5
Magneton is made up of three Magnemites and should logically weigh three times as much, but Magnemite weighs in at 13.2 pounds and Magneton weighs 132 pounds.

6
It doesn’t make sense that Pokemon would shout their own names in human language. Instead, it’s thought that human language in the Pokémon universe evolved from Pokémon battle cries.

7
Clefairy was Ash's original Pokemon!

8
Ekans spells "Snake" backwards, and Arbok "Kobra."

9
In 2008, Japanese scientists discovered a protein and named it “Pikachurin” because it worked very well with electricity.

10
Pikachu has a Pokedex number of 25, while Meowth has one of 52. Reverse those, and you can see that they are the opposite of one another, just like cats and mice.