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{{PokéBox
|backcolor = {{Ice}}
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|name=Jynx
|border = {{Psychic}}
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|jname=ルージュラ Ruujura
|name = '''Jynx'''
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|ndex=124
|jname = (ルージュラ ''Ruujura'')
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|ndexprev=Scyther
|image = 124Jynx.png
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|ndexnext=Electabuzz
|ndex = 124
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|dexkanto=124
|evofrom = [[Smoochum]]
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|dexjohto={{tt|153|Gold, Silver & Crystal}}/{{tt|155|HeartGold & SoulSilver}}
|evointo = None
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|dexmokalos=084
|gen = [[Generation I]]
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|evofrom=Smoochum
|pronun = <math>JINCKS</math>
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|gen=Generation I
|hp = 65
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|species=Human Shape Pokémon
|atk = 50
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|egg1=Human-Like
|def = 35
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|body=12
|satk = 115
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|type=Ice
|sdef = 95
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|type2=Psychic
|spd = 95
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|imheight=4'07"
|total = 455
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|metheight=1.4 m
|species = Human Shape Pokémon
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|imweight=89.5 lbs.
|type = {{Type|Ice}}/{{Type|Psychic}}
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|metweight=40.6 kg
|height = <span class="explain" title="1.4 m">4'07"</span>
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|ability=[[Oblivious]]<br />[[Forewarn]]
|weight = <span class="explain" title="40.6kg">89.5 lbs</span>
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|dw=Dry Skin
|ability = [[Oblivious]]<br>[[Forewarn]]<br>[[Dry Skin]] (Dream World)
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|color=Red
|color = <span style="color:red;">'''Red'''</span>
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|male=0
|gender = <span class="female">100% ♀</span>/ <span class="male">0% ♂</span>
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|evo=[[File:238.png|link=Smoochum]][[File:124.png]]}}
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'''Jynx''' (Japanese: '''ルージュラ''' ''Ruujura'') is an {{type|Ice}}/{{type|Psychic}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
'''Jynx''' (Japanese: '''ルージュラ''' ''Ruujura'') is an {{type|Ice}}/{{type|Psychic}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]] that is a female-only Pokémon. Its abilities are called Oblivious and Forewarn. Jynx is 4'07",and weighs is 89.5&nbsp;lbs. This strange-looking Pokémon's cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say. Instead, this Pokémon seems to communicate chiefly through dance.
 
   
== Appearance ==
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==Biology==
[[File:Jynx-blackface.gif|thumb|Jynx's original design]]Jynx are the most humanoid Pokémon in the franchise. It strongly resembles a blonde woman with a dark complexion in a flowing, deep-red dress, the bottom of which flows around it, while the top of which has a yellow chest plate with two red circular objects that most closely resemble female breasts, as well as luscious lips. The unbelievably rare, Shiny version is a Jynx with a much brighter shade of violet skin, vermilion dress color, and near white blonde hair. Jynx originally had black skin. This was dropped due to many people thinking it was racist.
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===Physiology===
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[[File:Jynx-blackface.gif|thumb|Jynx's original design]] Jynx are the most humanoid Pokémon in the franchise. It strongly resembles a blonde woman with a dark complexion in a flowing, deep-red dress, the bottom of which flows around it, while the top of which has a yellow chest plate with two red circular objects that most closely resemble female breasts, as well as luscious lips. The unbelievably rare, Shiny version is a Jynx with a much brighter shade of violet skin, vermilion dress color, and near white blonde hair. Jynx originally had black skin. This was dropped due to many people thinking it was a racist stereotype known as blackface, when someone would paint their face black and apply pink makeup around their lips to mock African-Americans.
   
==Special abilities==
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===Special abilities===
 
Jynx can have the ability [[Oblivious]] or the ability [[Forewarn]]. Oblivious grants Jynx immunity to infatuation. Forewarn allows Jynx to identify the opponent's move with the highest attack power.
 
Jynx can have the ability [[Oblivious]] or the ability [[Forewarn]]. Oblivious grants Jynx immunity to infatuation. Forewarn allows Jynx to identify the opponent's move with the highest attack power.
   
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===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
 
{{Game Locations
 
{{Game Locations
|pokemon=Jynx
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|border={{Psychic}}
 
|backcolor={{Ice}}
 
|backcolor={{Ice}}
 
|redblue=Trade [[Poliwhirl]] in [[Cerulean City]]
 
|redblue=Trade [[Poliwhirl]] in [[Cerulean City]]
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|blackwhite=[[Giant Chasm]]
 
|blackwhite=[[Giant Chasm]]
 
|bwrarity=Rare
 
|bwrarity=Rare
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|xy=[[Frost Cavern]]
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|xyrarity=Uncommon
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex
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{{Pokédexentries
 
|backcolor={{Ice}}
 
|backcolor={{Ice}}
|redblue=It seductively wiggles its hips as it walks. It can cause people to dance in unison with it.
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|border={{Psychic}}
|yellow=Appears to move to a rhythm of its own, as if it were dancing. It wiggles its hips as it walks.
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|gen=I
|gold=It rocks its body rhythmically. It appears to alter the rhythm depending on how it is feeling.
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|redblue=It seductively wiggles its hips as it walks. It can cause people to dance in unison with it.
|silver=It speaks a language similar to that of humans. However, it seems to use dancing to communicate.
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|yellow=Appears to move to a rhythm of its own, as if it were dancing. It wiggles its hips as it walks.
|crystal=It has several different cry patterns, each of which seems to have its own meaning.
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|gold=It rocks its body rhythmically. It appears to alter the rhythm depending on how it is feeling.
|ruby=Jynx walks rhythmically, swaying and shaking its hips as if it were dancing. Its motions are so bouncingly alluring, people seeing it are compelled to shake their hips without giving any thought to what they are doing
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|silver=It speaks a language similar to that of humans. However, it seems to use dancing to communicate.
|sapphire=Jynx walks rhythmically, swaying and shaking its hips as if it were dancing. Its motions are so bouncingly alluring, people seeing it are compelled to shake their hips without giving any thought to what they are doing
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|crystal=It has several different cry patterns, each of which seems to have its own meaning.
|emerald=A Jynx sashays rhythmically as if it were dancing. Its motions are so bouncingly alluring, people seeing it are compelled to shake their hips without noticing.
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|ruby=Jynx walks rhythmically, swaying and shaking its hips as if it were dancing. Its motions are so bouncingly alluring, people seeing it are compelled to shake their hips without giving any thought to what they are doing.
|firered=It speaks using a language that sounds human. Research is under way to determine what is being said.
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|sapphire=Jynx walks rhythmically, swaying and shaking its hips as if it were dancing. Its motions are so bouncingly alluring, people seeing it are compelled to shake their hips without giving any thought to what they are doing.
|leafgreen=It seductively wiggles its hips as it walks. It can cause people to dance in unison with it.
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|emerald=A Jynx sashays rhythmically as if it were dancing. Its motions are so bouncingly alluring, people seeing it are compelled to shake their hips without noticing.
|diamond=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
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|firered=It speaks using a language that sounds human. Research is under way to determine what is being said.
|pearl=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
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|leafgreen=It seductively wiggles its hips as it walks. It can cause people to dance in unison with it.
|platinum=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
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|diamond=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
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|pearl=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
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|platinum=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
 
|heartgold=It rocks its body rhythmically. It appears to alter the rhythm depending on how it is feeling.
 
|heartgold=It rocks its body rhythmically. It appears to alter the rhythm depending on how it is feeling.
 
|soulsilver=It speaks a language similar to that of humans. However, it seems to use dancing to communicate.
 
|soulsilver=It speaks a language similar to that of humans. However, it seems to use dancing to communicate.
 
|black=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
 
|black=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
 
|white=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
 
|white=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
}}
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|black 2=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
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|white 2=Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
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|x=It wiggles its hips as it walks. It can cause people to dance in unison with it.
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|y=It speaks using a language that sounds human. Research is under way to determine what is being said.}}
   
== Trivia ==
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==Trivia==
*Jynx is the first dual-type Pokémon that has a [[Baby Pokémon]] as a pre-evolution.
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*Jynx originally appeared as having black skin, but Pokémon was forced to change its skin color to purple, as many players complained that it appeared to be a "racist" Pokémon apparently looking like a black-face (black-face is an racist act involving painting the face black and making the lips appear large and pink). It has also received criticism for apparently looking like an overweight drag queen (a male that dresses as a female for the purpose of entertainment).
*Jynx originally appeared as having black skin, but Pokémon was forced to change its skin color to purple, as many players complained that it appeared to be a "racist" Pokémon. (Having black skin and large, pink lips.)
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*No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Jynx and its pre-evolution, [[Smoochum]].
*No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Jynx and its pre-evolution.
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*Jynx has the longest cry of any Pokémon.
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*Jynx is the only Pokémon that doesn't have any vocals in its name.
   
 
{{References|jynx|124}}
 
{{References|jynx|124}}
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Latest revision as of 18:56, July 24, 2014

Type
Ice  Psychic
Species Human Shape Pokémon
Abilities Oblivious
Forewarn
Dry Skin (DW)
Pokédex
Scyther ← 124 → Electabuzz
Kanto 124 Johto 153/155
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Mountain Kalos 084
Evolves From Smoochum
Evolves Into None
Jynx
124
ルージュラ Ruujura
124Jynx
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
238124
Gender
0% ♂ / 100 % ♀
Weight Height
89.5 lbs. 40.6 kg 4'07" 1.4 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Red Human-Like
Body Style Footprint
Body12
F124
Cry

Jynx (Japanese: ルージュラ Ruujura) is an Ice/Psychic-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Jynx-blackface

Jynx's original design

Jynx are the most humanoid Pokémon in the franchise. It strongly resembles a blonde woman with a dark complexion in a flowing, deep-red dress, the bottom of which flows around it, while the top of which has a yellow chest plate with two red circular objects that most closely resemble female breasts, as well as luscious lips. The unbelievably rare, Shiny version is a Jynx with a much brighter shade of violet skin, vermilion dress color, and near white blonde hair. Jynx originally had black skin. This was dropped due to many people thinking it was a racist stereotype known as blackface, when someone would paint their face black and apply pink makeup around their lips to mock African-Americans.

Special abilitiesEdit

Jynx can have the ability Oblivious or the ability Forewarn. Oblivious grants Jynx immunity to infatuation. Forewarn allows Jynx to identify the opponent's move with the highest attack power.

EvolutionEdit

Jynx is the evolved form of Smoochum as of level 30.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Jynx Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Trade Poliwhirl in Cerulean City One
Yellow Trade None
Gold/Silver Ice Path Rare
Crystal Ice Path Rare
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Trade Poliwhirl in Cerulean City One
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Smoochum None
Platinum Snowpoint Temple Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Seafoam Islands and Ice Path Rare
Black/White Giant Chasm Rare
X/Y Frost Cavern Uncommon


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
It seductively wiggles its hips as it walks. It can cause people to dance in unison with it.
Yellow
Appears to move to a rhythm of its own, as if it were dancing. It wiggles its hips as it walks.
Gold
It rocks its body rhythmically. It appears to alter the rhythm depending on how it is feeling.
Silver
It speaks a language similar to that of humans. However, it seems to use dancing to communicate.
Crystal
It has several different cry patterns, each of which seems to have its own meaning.
Ruby
Jynx walks rhythmically, swaying and shaking its hips as if it were dancing. Its motions are so bouncingly alluring, people seeing it are compelled to shake their hips without giving any thought to what they are doing.
Sapphire
Jynx walks rhythmically, swaying and shaking its hips as if it were dancing. Its motions are so bouncingly alluring, people seeing it are compelled to shake their hips without giving any thought to what they are doing.
Emerald
A Jynx sashays rhythmically as if it were dancing. Its motions are so bouncingly alluring, people seeing it are compelled to shake their hips without noticing.
FireRed
It speaks using a language that sounds human. Research is under way to determine what is being said.
LeafGreen
It seductively wiggles its hips as it walks. It can cause people to dance in unison with it.
Diamond
Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
Pearl
Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
Platinum
Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
HeartGold
It rocks its body rhythmically. It appears to alter the rhythm depending on how it is feeling.
SoulSilver
It speaks a language similar to that of humans. However, it seems to use dancing to communicate.
Black
Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
White
Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
Black 2
Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
White 2
Its cries sound like human speech. However, it is impossible to tell what it is trying to say.
X
It wiggles its hips as it walks. It can cause people to dance in unison with it.
Y
It speaks using a language that sounds human. Research is under way to determine what is being said.

TriviaEdit

  • Jynx originally appeared as having black skin, but Pokémon was forced to change its skin color to purple, as many players complained that it appeared to be a "racist" Pokémon apparently looking like a black-face (black-face is an racist act involving painting the face black and making the lips appear large and pink). It has also received criticism for apparently looking like an overweight drag queen (a male that dresses as a female for the purpose of entertainment).
  • No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Jynx and its pre-evolution, Smoochum.
  • Jynx has the longest cry of any Pokémon.
  • Jynx is the only Pokémon that doesn't have any vocals in its name.

SourcesEdit


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