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View Poll Results: Which do you prefer?
Pokemon X 153 34.85%
Pokemon Y 194 44.19%
Both 92 20.96%
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Old January 9th, 2013, 02:22 AM
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2 impressive looking Pokemon out of 100.. seriously?
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Old January 9th, 2013, 04:29 AM
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Apart from the majestic Design of the pokemons, what i really Like is that, for me, These legendaries don't look "Godly" . By looking at them , i don't get the feeeling that they are the masters of Space/Time or created whole regions or things like that.They are different from legendaries of past three Gens.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 05:01 AM
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I think these are the best ones in a while. As much as I love Reshiram and Zekrom, they look kind of messy to me. Personally the Y legend vulture thing is totally beast. "X" is really majestic and the rainbow antlers thing looks really pretty.

My thinking is, "Y" is either a Dark/Flying which would be awesome cause we need more Dark-type legendary Pokemon, or a Psychic Flying. "X" looks like it's a Grass/Steel to me cause of it's "sword feet" and it looks similar to Virizion ( I know that doesn't really imply
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:09 AM
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:18 AM
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They're both amazing, but I shall be getting which ever one has the deer in it. It's pupil is shaped like an X so I guess it could be the mascot for Pokemon X.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:24 AM
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Their names are revealed.


I have no idea how to pronounce these. ZER-NE_UA and Ye-Ven-Tal??? Yveltal sound oddly cool, though Xerneas sounds alot cooler.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:27 AM
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OMG What are those weird names? I can't even pronounce the second one. The most accurate way of pronounciation I can think of is Y-veltal.
Anyway, Yveltal looks weird and cool at the same time

I'm looking forward to seeing what their names mean (their name origin and that)
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:28 AM
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How the fk are u supposed to pronounce "Yveltal" ?!
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Like you read it.
Not much different from Iveltal.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:31 AM
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Either way Yveltal is still really beastly and you can always nickname them if you don't like the name. It's likely what I'll do though I usually never rename Legendary Pokemon.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:31 AM
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I'll pronounce it Eee-vuh-tul.

THERE HASS TO BE A SNAKE LEGENDARY

(TBH I was kind of banking on Xelk and Yeagle.)
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:31 AM
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I like the names, they're just difficult to pronounce even if you try!
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:32 AM
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Odd choices for names, I have no idea what they could be named for, other than the obvious X and Y reason. With Zekrom and Reshiram there was the obvious Romulus and Remus thing, with this I have no clue.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:34 AM
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As Pokemon:they look both kinda cool
As legendary: they look both a bit like they are part of a trio set legendary,
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:42 AM
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Anyone getting into the origin of these names ? Something from the Norse mythology perhaps.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:43 AM
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I honestly like Yveltal tbh. While it's strange it... fits. So does the X... w/e it was called I don't remember. They both fit! :3 I just need to learn to pronounce them lmao.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:46 AM
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I think they'd be pronounced

Zer-nee-uss
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Ee-vel-tahl

damn cool names I think
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:52 AM
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Xerneas: ZURR-nee-us
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:52 AM
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It kind of sounds to me like the legendary Pokémon are pronounced more like this:

Xernea "Zer-ne-a" (as in Eternal)

Yveltal "Why-vel-tall" (as in Wyvern and Vulture)


Edit: Never mind, someone's found the official pronunciation of them already.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:53 AM
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Interesting name choices. Updating the first post now with them and title!
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:54 AM
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Yeah I'm loving those names; they're quite unique~! I think it's ee-vell-tall, but regardless, Yveltal and Xerneas are still awesome!
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:56 AM
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I'm hoping the rest of the Pokemon aren't named like this... But I'm glad we finally (as if it's been a long time) know there names.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:58 AM
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Xerneas: ZURR-nee-us
Yveltal: ee-VELL-tall

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Old January 9th, 2013, 07:01 AM
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My friend on PO just told me this.
Xerne = ZURR-nee-us
Yveltal = ee-VELL-tall

That's how they are pronounced.


Nevermind, I'm slow. I hope they pick better names when the game gets translated in English.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 07:04 AM
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Xerne = ZURR-nee-us
Yveltal = ee-VELL-tall

That's how they are pronounced.


Nevermind, I'm slow. I hope they pick better names when the game gets translated in English.
These are legendaries, the names are the same between all versions, also, they're given these names on the English sites as well as the Japanese sites, so no they won't be changed.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 07:07 AM
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Perfect names go with perfect Pokemon. I'll eventually find out, despite the fact that it took me about a month to figure how to pronounce Diaruga and Parukia.
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