Diancie receives official reveal for Pokémon X & Y


Monthly Japanese manga magazine CoroCoro has revealed Diancie, officially confirming the new Pokémon X and Pokémon Y legendary as being the star of the first movie to be tied to the 3DS exclusives.

It is a Rock and Fairy-type Pokémon, and will take the main role in Pokémon X/Y The Movie: Cocoon of Destruction & Diancie although any news as to how it will be distributed to eager fans is currently unknown.

Diancie’s existence was previously leaked by hacker Smealem last November, who unearthed it in-game alongside Volcanion and Hoopa as being numbered 719-721 in the Kalos region Pokédex.

Pokémon XY: Cocoon of Destruction & Diancie, will be released in Japan on July 19th.


Alex Seedhouse
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