The new CoroCoro pages are currently leaking according to Pokebeach, revealing a couple of new characters and new Pokémon. Additionally, we’ve finally got the scoop on what Xerneas and Yveltal’s types are.
- Xerneas is a pure Fairy type Pokémon, and knows the new ability Fairy Aura which powers up Fairy type moves. It also has an exclusive move called Geo Control.
- Yveltal is a Dark/Flying type Pokémon, and knows the new ability Dark Aura which powers up Dark type moves, much like Xerneas’ Fairy Aura does for Fairy types. It has an exclusive move called Death Wing.
- Goronda, the Aggressive Pokémon. Goronda is the evolution of Pancham and is Fighting/Dark type. 2.1m tall, weighs 136kg, and has the ability Iron Fist. It knows Hammer Arm.
- Maika, the Revolution Pokémon. Dark/Psychic type. 0.4m tall, weighs 3.5kg, and has the abilities Contrary or Suction Cup. Maika also knows a new Dark type move called Turn Over which reverses stat changes.
- Karamanero, the Reversal Pokémon. Karamanero is the evolution of Maika and is Dark/Psychic type. 1.5m tall, weighs 47kg. It knows Hypnosis.
- Shushupu, the Perfume Pokémon. Fairy type. 0.2m tall, weighs 0.5kg, and has the ability Healer. Shushupu also knows Aromatherapy.
- Peropuff, the Cotton Candy Pokémon. Fairy type. 0.4m tall, weighs 3.5kg, and has the new ability Sweet Bell which prevents it from falling asleep. Peropuff also knows a new move called Drain Kiss.
- Honedge has the ability No Guard.
- Pokemon exclusive to X: Clauncher, Peropuff
- Pokemon exclusive to Y: Skrelp, Shushupu
- The professor is known as Professor Platane. This might be a reference to the platanus genus of trees, given its close resemblance to the Japanese word for plane tree. It’s said that he will battle you from time to time.
- Two new Gym Leaders have entered the fray: Shitoron and Zakuro. Their gym type focus is not yet known.
- The ‘evil’ team for the Kalos region is Team Flare (though with their snazzy outfits it might be Flair.) They simply want to get rich and solely are out to make money.