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The differences between Pokemon X and Y

So, which are you getting? Pokemon X? Pokemon Y? Undecided? Well, we're here to help. We have a list of the differences between the two versions to help you make up your mind. And honestly, it really comes down to which Legendary you want. While there are some old Pokemon that are exclusive to each version, the main thing you need to take into account are which new pocket monsters are exclusive to each.

Pokemon X

New Pokemon

  • Swirlix
  • Slurpuff
  • Clauncher
  • Clawitzer
  • Xerneas

Other differences

  • Charizardite X
  • Mewtwoite X
  • Pinsirite

Pokemon Y

New Pokemon

  • Spritzee
  • Aromatisse
  • Skrelp
  • Dragalge
  • Yveltal

Other differences

  • Charizardite Y
  • Mewtwoite Y
  • Heracrossite

There are others still being uncovered. This guide will be updated as more differences are revealed.