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A brand new Pokemon is coming soon to X and Y

Oh, did you think you were finally done with Pokemon X and Y? At last ready to put it on your shelf and let it collect dust? Well, too bad, because a new Pokemon got announced for the game via a leak from an upcoming magazine in Japan. Once rumored and found by people that messed around with X and Y's data, Diancie, the Rock/Fairy-type 'mon has been confirmed and will make its debut in the next Pokemon feature film. What else is there to learn about the 719th pocket monster? Watch this week's episode of Pokemon Weekly to find out, and when you're done, check out our Pokemon X and Y reviewcomplete Pokedex, and guides to Mega Stone locations and Pokemon-amie, along with subscribing to our YouTube channel so you don't miss another episode.

Pokemon Weekly is GamesRadar's weekly Pokemon X and Y show. The title was a pretty obvious hint. Come back every Tuesday for the latest news, analysis, and speculation about the next generation of Pocket Monsters. You can also check out our Pokemon X and Y review.

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  • SpadesSlick - February 12, 2014 2:47 p.m.

    It's going to be a gamestop event sadly. That is how event mons seem to be distributed for the first time. Diancie will obviously be a viable pokemon. It's guaranteed a 600 base stat total, and rock/fairy is an incredibly potent offensive combo, which only has to worry about being doubly weak to steel. Steel is a move type only ever seen on steel pokemon however so it doesn't really need to worry about being surprise blindsided by a bullet punch.
  • Doctalen - February 12, 2014 2:27 p.m.

    I've heard rumors that either Hoopa or Dianca are getting this OP ability that makes every other move miss. Even without protect just invest in all sorts of bulk, spam set up moves and you are set. If it gets protect/recovery well GG metagame.
  • shawksta - February 12, 2014 11:43 a.m.

    Nice to know you guys will pop up when any major Pokemon news comes up.
  • universaltofu - February 12, 2014 7:42 a.m.

    I remember this along with a couple other revealed through people hacking the data, this one looks like an evolution of carbink, but for some reason may not be. I imagine this thing having decent stats, maybe acting as a foil to carbink and being more offensive in it's capabilities. As for it's release I'd prefer a simple download from home, having to go over to a gamestop is a bit out of my way. I like the idea of having a little mission to go with it.
  • codystovall - February 12, 2014 7:33 a.m.

    Like Meloetta, I dislike its design, therefore I hate it. So this is another mon thats not for me. Probably feel the same for the other one that was leaked thats similar, just too much and not cohesive enough.
  • shawksta - February 12, 2014 11:44 a.m.

    To be fair, there isnt really any other creative ways to make a Rock/Fairy, its essentially a Rock Fairy

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