Pokemon X and Y's legendaries are of the fairy, dark and flying persuasion


The Pokemon Company recently revealed a few more details about the two new legendary creatures for Pokemon X and Y, Xerneas and Yveltal. Xerneas, the legendary being in Pokemon X, is a fairy type that has an exclusive Geomancy move. Yveltal, Pokemon Y's legendary beast, is a dark and flying type that uses the move Oblivion Wing.

Xerneas comes with the Fairy Aura ability, which strengthens fairy-type moves for all Pokemon in battle, whereas Yveltal's ability is Dark Aura, which does the same for dark-type moves. Pokemon X and Y are due out on October 12 for 3DS. %Gallery-193698%
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LEGENDARY POKÉMON TYPES ANNOUNCED: FAIRY-TYPE XERNEAS AND DARK- AND FLYING-TYPE YVELTAL DEBUTING IN POKÉMON X AND POKÉMON Y

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LONDON, UK -July 12, 2013- The Pokémon Company International revealed new details about Legendary Pokémon Xerneas and Yveltal today, including their types. Fairy-type Pokémon Xerneas will know Geomancy, a new move exclusive to Xerneas. Yveltal, a Dark- and Flying-type Pokémon, is the only Pokémon that knows the new move Oblivion Wing. Players can encounter Xerneas in Pokémon X and Yveltal in Pokémon Y when the video games launch worldwide on October 12, 2013, for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.