December 12, 2013
"In the anime, Max has a PokéNav he received as a traveling gift from his parents. The main function is the map which slightly reduced the number of times that Ash got lost."
December 11, 2013
"Veteran Timeo’s greeting consists of the phrase “my body is ready”, a nod to Nintendo executive Reggie Fils-Aime, who made the statement “My body…My body is ready” at the unveiling of the Wii Balance Board at E3 2007."
December 10, 2013
"A notable difference between biological viruses and the Pokérus is that biological viruses infect a host cell by mutating the cell’s DNA. Pokérus only affects the host Pokémon’s effort values, not the host’s individual values, which are regarded as the Pokémon analogue to DNA."
December 9, 2013
"To Brock’s dismay he continually comes across a Spinda with a broken heart shaped patch on its head, which serves as a constant reminder of his failure with women."
December 8, 2013
"The English name of this move may be an homage to former professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson, who is associated with the coining of the official word smackdown, and shares his ring name, The Rock, with the type of the move."
December 7, 2013
"Korrina (Japanese: コルニ Corni) is the Gym Leader of Shalour City’s Gym, known officially as the Shalour Gym."
December 6, 2013
"Milotic may [come from] Milo, as in the sculpture Venus de Milo, which is known for being an example of beauty (and, like Milotic, possesses no arms)."
December 5, 2013
"Absol is the only non-legendary Pokémon featured on the English box art."
December 4, 2013
"Out of the 27 different species of Pokémon mentioned in this song, 25 are Generation I Pokémon. Only the last two, Marill and Hoppip, are from Generation II."
December 3, 2013
"In Black and White 2, Shauntal mentions Flint in one of her pre-battle quotes from her novels. She writes that his hairstyle “would be great with Head Charge."