25 Facts About Pokemon You Probably Didn’t Know

Since the 1990s, Pokemon has become a worldwide phenomenon. From cartoons to video games, the idea of catching all the little monsters has been an obsession for many. As time went on, they added new Pokemon and additional layers to the mythology. With so much new stuff, it’s hard to keep up. Ready to sharpen your Pokemon knowledge? Here are 25 facts about Pokemon you probably didn’t know.

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Rock types could still beat a Pokemon with all 18 types.

OnixSource: https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/28o8u8/what_if_a_pokemon_was_all_18_types/

A Pokemon can only be two different types like a grass type and a plant type. However, one Redditor wondered what a Pokemon might be like if it had all 18 types and discovered it would still be weak against rock type Pokemon.


Xatu sees both past and future at the same time.

xatuSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Xatu_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

In its PokeDex description, Xatu stays still and quiet because it can see both past and future at the same time. Which means Xatu can see all the horrific things that are going to happen and can do nothing to stop it.


Slowbro is the only Pokemon that can devolve.

SlowbroSource: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Slowbro_(Pok%C3%A9mon)

Slowbro is the evolution of Slowpoke with Shellder on his tail but if Slowpro somehow loses Shellder, he’ll devolve back to Slowpoke. Of all the Pokemon, he’s the only one that devolves.


Slowpoke is considered a delicacy.

SlowpokeSource: http://pokemon.wikia.com/wiki/Slowpoke

Most people probably think Pokemon are just used to fight other Pokemon. But they might be a little disturbed to discover Pokemon are also considered food. In the early versions of the game, Slowpoke tails were worth a lot of money and considered a delicacy.


Many Pokemon names include numbers.

moltresSource: https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/3aou3u/did_you_know_this_many_pokemon_names_include/

Pokemon has some of the most creative and original names. However, many aren’t aware some Pokemon types have numbers attached to their names. For instance, Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres have the Spanish numbers “Uno, Dos, Tres” at the end of their names.

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