By Leo Stevenson
GAME NAME: Pokémon X and Y
DEVELOPER(S): Game Freak
PLATFORM(S): Nintendo 3DS
RELEASE DATE(S): 12 October 2013
A brand new trailer released for Pokémon X and Y by The Pokémon Company has shed some light on the legendaries in the game and revealed some new Pokémon for eager trainers to capture.
Xerneas has been revealed to be a Fairy-type and will battle with new move "Geomancy". The new move unleashes a rainbow-coloured earth eruption. "Fairy Aura" is a special ability which gives additional power to other Fairy-types.
Yveltal is a Dark/Flying type and comes equipped with "Oblivion Wing" an aerial attack of red-light. It's counterpoint to Fairy Aura is the special ability "Dark Aura".
Three new Pokémon revealed to be in X and Y come October are;
- Pangaro, (an evolution of Pancham) a Fighting/Dark type with the ability to predict the opponent's moves;
- Swirlix, a Fairy type that can learn the new Fairy type move "Draining Kiss", when facing double or triple battles with opponents who have Hypnosis; and
- Spritzee, a Fairy type that causes Pokémon who smell its alluring auroma to fall under a spell.
Pokémon X and Y are coming exclusively to 3DS 12 October.