Salandit Revealed For Pokémon Sun And Moon

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Game Freak director Junichi Masuda has revealed Salandit at Japan Expo 2016, a new Pokémon that will appear in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon.

Salandit is known as the Toxic Lizard Pokemon, and produces toxic gas and flames from its tail which makes those that breathe such fumes dizzy. It has the new Corrosion Ability, which will allow it to inflict the Poisoned status condition on Steel and Poison-type

Salandit

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Category: Toxic Lizard Pokemon
Type: Poison/Fire
Height: 2’00”
Weight: 10.6 lbs.
Ability: Corrosion

Salandit emits toxic gas, together with flames, from the base of its tail. This poisonous gas has a sweet smell, and anyone who unknowingly breathes it in will become dizzy. Salandit is not a very powerful Pokémon, but its cunning nature allows it to battle fiercely by throwing its opponents off balance.

Salandit females not only release toxic gases, they can also emit pheromones that attract males of all species, including Pokémon and humans. Inhaling these pheromones may cause opponents to be controlled by Salandit’s will.

Salandit has the Corrosion Ability, a new Ability that no other Pokémon has possessed before. With the Corrosion Ability, it becomes possible to inflict the Poisoned status condition even on Steel- and Poison-type Pokémon.

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon will release exclusively for Nintendo 3DS in North America, Australia and New Zealand on November 18th, and in Europe on November 23rd.

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