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September CoroCoro reveals new Mega Evolutions

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This month's issue of the Japanese CoroCoro magazine, the penultimate issue before the launch of {{bp|Pokémon X and Y}}. This new issue confirms the existence of a new mechanic for the series: '''Mega Pokémon'''.
 
[[File:CoroCoro_September_2013_mega_evolutionCoroCoro September 2013 mega evolution.jpg|right|250px|thumb|The new MegaPokémonMega Evolutions]]
 
Details on Mega Pokémon are still scarce, although we know that it is a new process of evolution called "Mega Evolution", with the previously revealed Awakened Form {{bp|Mewtwo}} forme finally being confirmed as MegaMewtwo. Pokémon revealed to be obtaining new "Mega forms" are {{bp|Mewtwo}}, {{bp|Ampharos}}, {{bp|Blaziken}}, {{bp|Mawile}} and {{bp|Absol}}. The method of obtaining them is also unknown at this point, although the first SpotPass event for the new games has been announced. From 12th October until 15th January, a {{bp|Torchic}} will be distributed holding an item known as "Blaziken Knight", with this Torchic having the ability to become a MegaBlaziken. A mysterious item known as a "Mega Stone" was mentioned, but what role it or the Blaziken Knight item hold in obtaining a MegaPokémon is currently unknown.
 
Mawile has been confirmed to be retconned to a Steel/Fairy-type, with MegaMawile also having the type combination. MegaMawile has the ability {{bp|Huge Power}}, MegaBlaziken has {{bp|Speed Boost}}, MegaLucario's ability is {{bp|Adaptability}} and MegaAbsol's ability is {{bp|Magic Bounce}}.
 
Aside from Mega Evolutions, we also have three new species of Pokémon revealed:
 
Me'ēkuru (メエークル) is the pre-evolution of {{bp|Gogoat}}. It is 0.9 m tall and weighs 31.0 kg.
 
Dedenne (デデンネ), the Antenna Pokémon, is an {{2t|Electric|Fairy}}-type Pokémon. It is 0.2 m tall and weighs 2.2 kg. It has the Ability {{bp|Pick Up}} and a new Ability called Cheek Pouches (ほおぶくろ).
 
Horubī (ホルビー), the Digging Pokémon, is a {{type|Normal}} Pokémon. It is 0.4 m tall and weighs 5.0 kg. It has the Ability {{bp|Pick Up}} and a new Ability called Cheek Pouches (ほおぶくろ). It is similar in appearance to Tappy from {{bp|Game Freak}}'s {{bp|HarmoKnight}}.
 
<gallery>
File:Dedenne.png|Dedenne
File:Horubī.png|Horubī
File:Me'ēkuru.png|MeekuruMe'ēkuru
</gallery>
 
'''Meekuru''' is the pre-evolution of the previously revealed {{bp|Gogoat}}. It is 0.9m tall and weighs 31.0kg.==Pages==
 
'''Dedenne''' is an Electric/Fairy-type Pokémon, standing at 0.2m tall and weighing 2.2kg. It is categorised as the Antenna Pokémon and has the abilities {{bp|Pick Up}} and a new ability called Cheek Pouches.
 
'''Horubii''', the Digging Pokémon, is a new Normal-type Pokémon similar in appearance to Tappy from GameFreak's {{bp|HarmoKnight}} with the abilities {{bp|Pick Up}} and Cheek Pouches. It is 0.4m tall and weighs 5.0kg.
 
<gallery>
File:CoroCoro September 2013 Koruninew Pokémon.jpg|Koruni (コルニ) is aThe new Gym Leader, who is key to uncovering the mystery of Mega Pokémon.
File:CoroCoro September 2013 Koruni.jpg|Koruni
File:CoroCoro September 2013 Torchic.jpg|Torchic
</gallery>
 
==Information==
*Trademark database:
**[https://twitter.com/trademark_bot/status/346256356917014528 Dedenne]
**[https://twitter.com/trademark_bot/status/346256860594204672 Horubī]
**[https://twitter.com/trademark_bot/status/319744153468669952 Mega evolution]
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