Early and unused Pokémon designs reveal mecha Pokémon, balloon Pokémon, platypus Pokémon, Cubone-like creature, mini Blastoise and more

A plethora of early Pokémon designs recently surfaced online, courtesy of the Pokémon historians at Helix Chamber. The latest batch offers another look at early and unused Pokémon that include the following (with Helix Chamber’s made-up names): “Ohmega,” which was a Kaiju-meets-mech a la Mechagodzilla: “Bloonder,” a sentient, fighting balloon Pokémon: And “Weirduck,” which Psyduck … Continue reading Early and unused Pokémon designs reveal mecha Pokémon, balloon Pokémon, platypus Pokémon, Cubone-like creature, mini Blastoise and more

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Drifloon, #425 – Balloon Pokémon

A Pokémon formed by the spirits of people and Pokémon. It loves damp, humid seasons. These Pokémon are called the “Signpost for Wandering Spirits.” Children holding them sometimes vanish. Type: Ghost/Flying Category: Balloon Ability: Aftermath, which damages the attacker landing the finishing hit. Unburden, which boosts the Speed stat if its held item is used or lost. … Continue reading Drifloon, #425 – Balloon Pokémon

Qwilfish, #211 – Balloon Pokémon

Qwilfish sucks in water, inflating itself. This Pokémon uses the pressure of the water it swallowed to shoot toxic quills all at once from all over its body. It finds swimming somewhat challenging. Type: Water/Poison Category: Balloon Ability: Poison Point, where contact with the Pokemon may poison the attacker. Or Swift Swim, which boosts the Pokemon's Speed … Continue reading Qwilfish, #211 – Balloon Pokémon

Igglybuff, #174 – Balloon Pokémon

Igglybuff's vocal cords are not sufficiently developed. It would hurt its throat if it were to sing too much. This Pokémon gargles with freshwater from a clean stream. Igglybuff has a soft and plushy body that feels very much like a marshmallow. From this body wafts a gently sweet fragrance that soothes and calms the … Continue reading Igglybuff, #174 – Balloon Pokémon

Wigglytuff – #040

Wigglytuff has large, saucerlike eyes. The surfaces of its eyes are always covered with a thin layer of tears. If any dust gets in this Pokémon's eyes, it is quickly washed away. Type: Normal/Fairy Category: Balloon Ability: Cute Charm, which may cause infatuation to the Pokemon that makes contact with it. Or Competitive, which boosts the Sp. Atk … Continue reading Wigglytuff – #040

Jigglypuff – #039

Jigglypuff's vocal cords can freely adjust the wavelength of its voice. This Pokémon uses this ability to sing at precisely the right wavelength to make its foes most drowsy. Type: Normal/Fairy Category: Balloon Ability: Cute Charm, which may cause infatuation to the Pokemon that makes contact with it. Or Competitive, which boosts the Sp. Atk stat when a … Continue reading Jigglypuff – #039