Posts Tagged ‘Abomasnow’

Origins of Pokemon: Cryptids

  What is a cryptid? A cryptid is a creature whose existence cannot be proven, but whose existence is widely considered to be possible. Pokemon draws several references from these real-world creatures, often transforming them into rare or specially-stylized Pokemon. In this post, I hope to reveal four Pokemon’s ties to the world of cryptids. […]

Double Trouble: Nice Ice Types

Prepare for double, PUCL, and, as always, make it Double! It’s time yet again for another installment of Double Trouble. Last year, precisely one year ago on Christmas Eve, I talked about Hail in the VGC. And pondering on what to write about for this year’s holiday season having already covered Hail, I thought, “Why […]

Today’s Topical Type is: Ice!

Hello, my dear PUCLonians! Are you feeling the Winter chill yet? Have you played in the snow lately? My Pink Scarf is becoming my constant companion, and that’s usually enough… but this week I was really tempted to acquire a full set of cold-weather gear! Not because the temperatures were that low… but because this […]

In the Meta: Abomasnow

Happy Holidays to all my dear Puclonians! It must have been pure serendipity that my article posting day landed on December 25th! So, as I pound into the night on my forge known as a keyboard in order to spread competitive cheer, I wish you all a merry Christmas / Kwanzaa / Hanukkah / Festivus […]

Today’s Topical Type is: Christmas! … wait, what?

Hello, my dearest PUCLonians! As you can see, I’ve decided to take a little break from my usual research in order to celebrate this wonderful human holiday, and Professor Juniper is off visiting her family, so she had no problem with my impromptu semi-vacation. Let’s find out together what Pokémon think about Christmas! Section 1 […]

Double Trouble: Oh HAIL No!

Prepare for trouble and make it double, Puclonians! A very special holiday edition of Double Trouble, in fact! It’s Christmas Eve. The Winter Solstice was Sunday, and tomorrow is Christmas. And I personally have had very few Christmases with snow, growing up in the desert and now residing in super-sunny Southern California so I really […]

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