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'''Counter-part Pokémon''' are Pokémon that have some kind of link to each other but are usually unrelated in terms of [[evolution]]. Many of these counter-parts are [[Legendary Pokémon|legendaries]] or version exclusives.
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'''Counter-part Pokémon''' are Pokémon that have some kind of link to each other but are usually unrelated in terms of [[evolution]]. Many of these counterparts are [[Legendary Pokémon|legendaries]] or version exclusives.
==Known Counter-part Pokémon==
 
   
 
==Generation I==
 
==Generation I==
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They both have a 2 stage evolution and version exclusives.
 
They both have a 2 stage evolution and version exclusives.
 
===[[Nidoran♂]] and [[Nidoran♀]]===
 
===[[Nidoran♂]] and [[Nidoran♀]]===
While they are almost the same, they are classified as two seperate Pokémon and their evolutions are counter-parts being Male or female only.
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While they are almost the same, they are classified as two separate Pokémon and their evolutions are counterparts being Male or female only.
 
===[[Clefairy]] and [[Jigglypuff]]===
 
===[[Clefairy]] and [[Jigglypuff]]===
 
Both have a gender ratio of 1 male to 3 females, are purely normal types, can both learn [[Sing]], and evolve with the [[Moon Stone]].
 
Both have a gender ratio of 1 male to 3 females, are purely normal types, can both learn [[Sing]], and evolve with the [[Moon Stone]].
 
 
===[[Vulpix]] and [[Growlithe]]===
 
===[[Vulpix]] and [[Growlithe]]===
 
They evolve with the [[Fire Stone]] and are version exclusives.
 
They evolve with the [[Fire Stone]] and are version exclusives.
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They have a 2 stage evolution line and evolve with the [[Water Stone]].
 
They have a 2 stage evolution line and evolve with the [[Water Stone]].
 
===[[Hitmonlee]] and [[Hitmonchan]]===
 
===[[Hitmonlee]] and [[Hitmonchan]]===
Until it was revealed that they had a common pre-evolved form and another alternative evolution, they were considered counter-parts.
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Until it was revealed that they had a common pre-evolved form and another alternative evolution, they were considered counterparts.
 
===[[Electabuzz]] and [[Magmar]]===
 
===[[Electabuzz]] and [[Magmar]]===
Version exclusives. When pre-evolved forms for [[Jynx]], Magmar and Electabuzz were released, the three could have been considered a trio of counter-parts until [[Electivire]] and [[Magmortar]] were released, removing Jynx and [[Smoochum]] from the picture.
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Version exclusives. When pre-evolved forms for [[Jynx]], Magmar and Electabuzz were released, the three could have been considered a trio of counterparts until [[Electivire]] and [[Magmortar]] were released, removing Jynx and [[Smoochum]] from the picture.
 
===[[Omanyte]] and [[Kabuto]]===
 
===[[Omanyte]] and [[Kabuto]]===
 
They are the first fossil Pokémon ever introduced.
 
They are the first fossil Pokémon ever introduced.
 
===[[Mewtwo]] and [[Mew]]===
 
===[[Mewtwo]] and [[Mew]]===
 
The two legendary Pokémon have similar attacks, abilities and appearances as well as the back-story of Mewtwo being a clone of Mew.
 
The two legendary Pokémon have similar attacks, abilities and appearances as well as the back-story of Mewtwo being a clone of Mew.
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==Generation II==
 
==Generation II==
 
===[[Murkrow]] and [[Misdreavus]]===
 
===[[Murkrow]] and [[Misdreavus]]===
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Both are verision exclusive (with Ledyba in Silver and SoulSilver and Spinarak in Gold and HeartGold), have a two-part evolution stage, and are dual types when evolved.
 
Both are verision exclusive (with Ledyba in Silver and SoulSilver and Spinarak in Gold and HeartGold), have a two-part evolution stage, and are dual types when evolved.
 
===[[Tauros]] and [[Miltank]]===
 
===[[Tauros]] and [[Miltank]]===
Both resemble cows and can only be one gender. They are one of the less commonly acknowledged counter-parts but often appear next to each other in Region [[Pokédex]]es.
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Both resemble cows and can only be one gender. They are one of the less commonly acknowledged counterparts but often appear next to each other in Region [[Pokédex]]es.
 
===[[Espeon]] and [[Umbreon]]===
 
===[[Espeon]] and [[Umbreon]]===
 
Generation II's eeveelutions that evolve depending on the time of the day.
 
Generation II's eeveelutions that evolve depending on the time of the day.
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===[[Teddiursa]] and [[Phanpy]]===
 
===[[Teddiursa]] and [[Phanpy]]===
 
Version exclusives found in [[Johto]].
 
Version exclusives found in [[Johto]].
 
 
===[[Skarmory]] and [[Mantine]]===
 
===[[Skarmory]] and [[Mantine]]===
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Defensive flying Pokémon, Same base stats total, same HP, same Speed and Atk/Special atk Def/Special Def corretaled defense stats. Skarmory being the physical one while Mantine is the special oriented one.
Defensive flying pokemon, Same base stats total, same HP, same Speed and Atk/Special atk Def/Special Def corretaled defense stats. Skarmory being the physical one while Mantine is the special oriented one.
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===[[Lugia]] and [[Ho-Oh]]===
===[[Lugia]] and [[Ho-oh]]===
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These legendary version mascots are counterparts, each appear in only one out of HeartGold and SoulSilver (until you complete the main story) and both are leaders of Legendary Trios (Lugia=Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres and Ho-Oh=Raikou, Entei and Suicune).
These legendary version mascots are counter-parts, each appear in only one out of HeartGold and SoulSilver (until you complete the main story) and both are leaders of Legendary Trios (Lugia=Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres and Ho-oh=Raikou, Entei and Suicune)
 
   
 
==Generation III==
 
==Generation III==
 
===[[Silcoon]] and [[Cascoon]]===
 
===[[Silcoon]] and [[Cascoon]]===
Although evolved from [[Wurmple]] they are counter parts because one evolves into a [[Dustox]] (Bug/Poison) and the other into a [[Beautifly]] (Bug/Flying).
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Although evolved from [[Wurmple]] they are counterparts because one evolves into a [[Dustox]] (Bug/Poison) and the other into a [[Beautifly]] (Bug/Flying).
 
===[[Lotad]] and [[Seedot]]===
 
===[[Lotad]] and [[Seedot]]===
 
Both are {{type|Grass}}-types, version exclusives and evolve under the same conditions (to get to their first stage, they need to level up to level 14 and to their final stage, they need to have a type of stone used on them).
 
Both are {{type|Grass}}-types, version exclusives and evolve under the same conditions (to get to their first stage, they need to level up to level 14 and to their final stage, they need to have a type of stone used on them).
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Both are Firefly Pokémon and can only be one gender.
 
Both are Firefly Pokémon and can only be one gender.
 
===[[Zangoose]] and [[Seviper]]===
 
===[[Zangoose]] and [[Seviper]]===
The first example of counter-parts that don't very many asthetic similarities or have some kind of friendship. In fact they hate each other and fight all the time as seen by their claw marks on each other. Both have similar markings and are version exclusive.
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The first example of counterparts that don't very many aesthetic similarities or have some kind of friendship. In fact they hate each other and fight all the time as seen by their claw marks on each other. Both have similar markings and are version exclusive.
 
===[[Solrock]] and [[Lunatone]]===
 
===[[Solrock]] and [[Lunatone]]===
 
They are both genderless, both the same type, both version exclusive and represent the sun and moon, which are opposites.
 
They are both genderless, both the same type, both version exclusive and represent the sun and moon, which are opposites.
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===[[Sewaddle]] and [[Venipede]]===
 
===[[Sewaddle]] and [[Venipede]]===
 
Both Pokémon of a 3-stage evolution.
 
Both Pokémon of a 3-stage evolution.
 
 
===[[Cottonee]] and [[Petilil]]===
 
===[[Cottonee]] and [[Petilil]]===
 
Both are version exclusive {{Type|Grass}}-types that evolve with the [[Sun Stone]].
 
Both are version exclusive {{Type|Grass}}-types that evolve with the [[Sun Stone]].
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These Pokémon can only evolve when traded with each other.
 
These Pokémon can only evolve when traded with each other.
 
===[[Braviary]] and [[Mandibuzz]]===
 
===[[Braviary]] and [[Mandibuzz]]===
A male and female counter-part pair who are based on American settlers and native Americans. Version exclusives.
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A male and female counterpart pair who are based on American settlers and native Americans. Version exclusives.
 
===[[Heatmor]] and [[Durant]]===
 
===[[Heatmor]] and [[Durant]]===
 
These are rivals like Seviper and Zangoose but are NOT version exclusive.
 
These are rivals like Seviper and Zangoose but are NOT version exclusive.
 
===[[Reshiram]] and [[Zekrom]]===
 
===[[Reshiram]] and [[Zekrom]]===
The ultimate counter-parts represent Yin and Yang. Version exclusives.
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The ultimate counterparts represent Yin and Yang. Version exclusives.
 
 
[[Category:Lists]]
 
[[Category:Lists]]
 
[[Category:Miscellaneous]]
 
[[Category:Miscellaneous]]

Latest revision as of 00:30, July 25, 2014

Counter-part Pokémon are Pokémon that have some kind of link to each other but are usually unrelated in terms of evolution. Many of these counterparts are legendaries or version exclusives.

Generation IEdit

Caterpie and WeedleEdit

Both are bug types with a 3 stage evolution. They are very similar in looks and appear in the same games. Version exclusives in Black and White.

Ekans and SandshrewEdit

They both have a 2 stage evolution and version exclusives.

Nidoran♂ and Nidoran♀Edit

While they are almost the same, they are classified as two separate Pokémon and their evolutions are counterparts being Male or female only.

Clefairy and JigglypuffEdit

Both have a gender ratio of 1 male to 3 females, are purely normal types, can both learn Sing, and evolve with the Moon Stone.

Vulpix and GrowlitheEdit

They evolve with the Fire Stone and are version exclusives.

Meowth and MankeyEdit

They have a 2 stage evolution line and evolve at Level 23. Version exclusives.

Grimer and KoffingEdit

They are Poison-types that represent pollution.

Shellder and StaryuEdit

They have a 2 stage evolution line and evolve with the Water Stone.

Hitmonlee and HitmonchanEdit

Until it was revealed that they had a common pre-evolved form and another alternative evolution, they were considered counterparts.

Electabuzz and MagmarEdit

Version exclusives. When pre-evolved forms for Jynx, Magmar and Electabuzz were released, the three could have been considered a trio of counterparts until Electivire and Magmortar were released, removing Jynx and Smoochum from the picture.

Omanyte and KabutoEdit

They are the first fossil Pokémon ever introduced.

Mewtwo and MewEdit

The two legendary Pokémon have similar attacks, abilities and appearances as well as the back-story of Mewtwo being a clone of Mew.

Generation IIEdit

Murkrow and MisdreavusEdit

Both were version exclusive in Diamond and Pearl and Black and White. Both evolve with a Dusk Stone.

Ledyba and SpinarakEdit

Both are verision exclusive (with Ledyba in Silver and SoulSilver and Spinarak in Gold and HeartGold), have a two-part evolution stage, and are dual types when evolved.

Tauros and MiltankEdit

Both resemble cows and can only be one gender. They are one of the less commonly acknowledged counterparts but often appear next to each other in Region Pokédexes.

Espeon and UmbreonEdit

Generation II's eeveelutions that evolve depending on the time of the day.

Steelix and ScizorEdit

Both evolve with a Metal Coat.

Teddiursa and PhanpyEdit

Version exclusives found in Johto.

Skarmory and MantineEdit

Defensive flying Pokémon, Same base stats total, same HP, same Speed and Atk/Special atk Def/Special Def corretaled defense stats. Skarmory being the physical one while Mantine is the special oriented one.

Lugia and Ho-OhEdit

These legendary version mascots are counterparts, each appear in only one out of HeartGold and SoulSilver (until you complete the main story) and both are leaders of Legendary Trios (Lugia=Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres and Ho-Oh=Raikou, Entei and Suicune).

Generation IIIEdit

Silcoon and CascoonEdit

Although evolved from Wurmple they are counterparts because one evolves into a Dustox (Bug/Poison) and the other into a Beautifly (Bug/Flying).

Lotad and SeedotEdit

Both are Grass-types, version exclusives and evolve under the same conditions (to get to their first stage, they need to level up to level 14 and to their final stage, they need to have a type of stone used on them).

Sableye and MawileEdit

Version exclusives that have no evolutions.

Ninjask and ShedinjaEdit

They both evolve from Nincada and represent life & death.

Plusle and MinunEdit

Despite having no relation in terms of evolution, they look almost identical and their abilities only work when used together. Version exclusives in Black and White.

Volbeat and IllumiseEdit

Both are Firefly Pokémon and can only be one gender.

Zangoose and SeviperEdit

The first example of counterparts that don't very many aesthetic similarities or have some kind of friendship. In fact they hate each other and fight all the time as seen by their claw marks on each other. Both have similar markings and are version exclusive.

Solrock and LunatoneEdit

They are both genderless, both the same type, both version exclusive and represent the sun and moon, which are opposites.

Huntail and GorebyssEdit

Both evolve from Clamperl and are traded with a Deep Sea held item.

Latias and LatiosEdit

Another example of version and gender exclusives.

Groudon and KyogreEdit

Version exclusive version mascots which represent the land and the sea. Another example of a red and blue Counter-part.

Generation IVEdit

Gardevoir and GalladeEdit

Although both evolve from Kirlia, they are both very gender orientated, Gardevoir being feminine and Gallade being masculine.

Cranidos and ShieldonEdit

Fossil Pokémon that are version exclusive and have a two-part evolutionary stage.

Stunky and GlameowEdit

Both version exclusive (Stunky in Diamond and Glameow in Pearl) and both are used by Team Galactic's Jupiter and Mars respectively. They are also both a two stage evolution. Both Pokémon and their evolutions are unavailable in Platinum.

Bonsly and Mime Jr.Edit

Both are version exclusive and evolve in the same way.

Dialga and PalkiaEdit

Version mascots for Diamond and Pearl control Time and Space which are often used together.

Cresselia and DarkraiEdit

Both are related to the moon, Darkrai causes bad dreams and Cresselia cures them.

Phione and ManaphyEdit

They both represent the sea and they are parent and child that cannot evolve.

Generation VEdit

Throh and SawkEdit

Both are Fighting-type and look similar as if wearing a judo uniform with a black belt.

Sewaddle and VenipedeEdit

Both Pokémon of a 3-stage evolution.

Cottonee and PetililEdit

Both are version exclusive Grass-types that evolve with the Sun Stone.

Gothita and SolosisEdit

Both are Psychic-types in a 3 stage evolution. Version exclusives.

Karrablast and ShelmetEdit

These Pokémon can only evolve when traded with each other.

Braviary and MandibuzzEdit

A male and female counterpart pair who are based on American settlers and native Americans. Version exclusives.

Heatmor and DurantEdit

These are rivals like Seviper and Zangoose but are NOT version exclusive.

Reshiram and ZekromEdit

The ultimate counterparts represent Yin and Yang. Version exclusives.

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