Pokémon series Top Facts
To coincide with the launch of Pokémon The Movie: Black – Victini and Reshiram and Pokémon The Movie: White – Victini and Zekrom across the United Kingdom today, The Pokémon Company and Universal Pictures UK have compiled a series of top facts to ensure that you’re up to speed.
Also, be sure to test your Pokémon prowess within our quiz!
The top facts regarding the Pokémon series are as follows:
* The Pokémon universe includes more than 640 creatures that players can collect, trade, train and use in battle against their rivals in the quest to become excellent Pokémon Trainers.
* Each Pokémon is classified by a specific type – such as Fire, Water, Grass, Psychic or fighting – and each type has its own strengths and weaknesses in a rock-paper-scissors balance.
* Pokémon are never seriously harmed in these battles – they merely faint, returning to their Poké Balls to rest until they can be healed.
* The Pokémon animated series follows a boy named Ash on his journey to become a Pokémon Master. Ash travels with his best friend and first Pokémon, Pikachu. Along the way, he makes friends who join him on the journey, embarks on adventures, and constantly works to better himself and his Pokémon.
* Game play options means that players can trade Pokémon with other players, transfer Pokémon from one game to another, and can play either solo or with others.
* Pokémon The Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram and Pokémon The Movie: White—Victini and Zekrom is the 14th full-length movie in the Pokémon storyline.