10 Pokemon Facts That Gamers Should Know Part II


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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Clefairy was Ash's original Pokemon!

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

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

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.