Posts Tagged ‘Mawile’

Trainers of Kanto: The British Gent

Ahoy there! We’re finally here in Alola. What more is there to say? Time to track down those Alolan Exeggcutors! The British Gent Gent’s journey started when he was fifteen years old. He asked for a Game Boy Color for Christmas in anticipation of Pokémon Red and Blue which he had read about in Nintendo […]

Origins of Pokemon: Three Scary Stories in Japan

It has been a while since I’ve written a real article, and I simply must say, the introduction never gets any easier. Well, straight to the point, the purpose of this short article series will be to provide a background on the simple and not-so-simple origins, or speculated origins, of the Pokemon we all know […]

Today’s Topical Type is: Steel!

Hello, my dear PUCLonians! I hope you’ve had a pleasant week, and that you are ready to plunge into the last, most fascinating part of our journey through types. We are now going to be looking at what may be called “modern” Pokémon types: those types that have only been discovered in recent history, and […]

Double Trouble: The VGC is Intimidating

Prepare for trouble, and make it double, Puclonians! In this week’s installment of Double Trouble, PUCL’s weekly series about the VGC format and double battles, I fear things could get… a little scary, and not because any haunting Ghost types are the subject. Rather, today’s topic is the intimidating… Intimidate ability! Intimidate, just a single […]

Beorn’s Splash: Dangerous Allures and other Feminine Pokemon

Greetings Pucl! For this week’s topic I discuss an theme for many “human-like” Pokemon as creepy  and terrifying witches, or alluring creatures, mimicking feminine wiles to lure and trap their prey. It is not surprising that this is a common theme in Pokemon. Game Freak draws heavily from mythology across the globe for their Pokemon […]

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