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|name=Porygon
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|jname=ポリゴン Porigon
|name = '''Porygon'''
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|ndex=137
|jname = (ポリゴン ''Porigon'')
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|ndexprev=Flareon
|image = Porygon.png
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|ndexnext=Omanyte
|ndex = 137
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|dexkanto=137
|ndexprev=[[Flareon]]
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|dexjohto={{tt|215|Gold, Silver & Crystal}}/{{tt|220|HeartGold & SoulSilver}}
|ndexnext=[[Omanyte]]
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|dexsinnoh={{tt|192|Only in Platinum}}
|evofrom = None
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|evointo=Porygon2
|evointo = [[Porygon2]]
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|gen=Generation I
|gen = [[Generation I]]
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|species=Virtual Pokémon
|pronun = <math>POUR-ee-gon</math>
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|type=Normal
|hp = 65
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|metheight=0.8 m
|atk = 60
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|imheight=2'07"
|def = 70
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|metweight=36.5 kg
|satk = 85
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|imweight=80.5 lbs.
|sdef = 75
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|ability=[[Trace]]<br />[[Download]]
|spd = 40
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|dw=Analytic
|total = 395
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|color=Pink
|species = Virtual Pokémon
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|egg1=Mineral
|type = {{Type|Normal}}
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|body=07
|height = <span class="explain" title="0.8 m">2'07"</span>
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|evo=[[File:137.png]][[File:233.png|link=Porygon2]][[File:474.png|link=Porygon-Z]]}}
|weight = <span class="explain" title="36.5kg">80.5 lbs</span>
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'''Porygon''' (Japanese: '''ポリゴン''' ''Porigon'') is a {{Type|Normal}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
|ability = [[Trace]]<br>[[Download]]<br>[[Analytic]] ([[Dream World]])
 
|color = <span style="color:pink;">'''Pink'''</span>
 
|gender = Genderless
 
}}
 
'''Porygon''' (Japanese: '''ポリゴン''' ''Porigon'') is a {{Type|Normal}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]]. It has the National [[Pokédex]] number of 137. In Pokémon Platinum, you can get one in Veilstone City by talking to a man in one of the houses.
 
   
==Appearance==
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==Biology==
Porygon is a Virtual Pokémon. Its body shape looks like a polygon. In various parts of its body, it is colored red, white, or blue. It has a hexagon for an eye.
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===Physiology===
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Porygon is a Virtual Pokémon. It is based on early 3D animation models, and is thus created completely out of polygons. The various parts of Porygon's body are colored red, white, and blue. Its eyes are in the shape of hexagons.
   
==Special abilities==
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===Special abilities===
 
Porygon can have the ability [[Trace]] or the ability [[Download]]. Trace copies the opponent's ability. Download increases Porygon's Attack or Special Attack depending on the opponent's defenses. It is the first artificial Pokémon, created by scientists at the [[Silph Co.]] company.
 
Porygon can have the ability [[Trace]] or the ability [[Download]]. Trace copies the opponent's ability. Download increases Porygon's Attack or Special Attack depending on the opponent's defenses. It is the first artificial Pokémon, created by scientists at the [[Silph Co.]] company.
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
'''Porygon''' is able to evolve into [[Porygon2]], though only through [[Trade]] while holding the [[Up-Grade]] item, and then into [[Porygon-Z]] while holding the [[Dubious Disc]] while being traded.
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Porygon is able to evolve into [[Porygon2]], though only through [[Trade]] while holding the [[Up-Grade]] item, and then into [[Porygon-Z]] while holding the [[Dubious Disc]] while being traded.
{{Family|[[File:137.gif|Is not evolved.]] &rarr; [[File:233.gif|Trade it.]] &rarr; [[File:474.gif|Trade it while it is holding dubious Disc.]]}}
 
 
==In the anime==
 
Porygon appeared in one of the most well known banned [[Pokémon]] episodes, [[Electric Soldier Porygon]], which has hospitalized over 700 Japanese children due to flashing red and blue strobes causing them to have seizures. Due to the happened hiatus, the show skipped 4 months after the episode and it was never aired outside of Japan. However, it is available at [http://www.youtube.com YouTube] (Warning Watch at your own risk). It is based on an Electronic system operator, and teleports with [[Ash]], [[Misty]], and [[Brock]].
 
   
 
==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
 
{{Game Locations
 
{{Game Locations
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|backcolor={{Normal}}
 
|backcolor={{Normal}}
 
|redblue=[[Rocket Game Corner]]
 
|redblue=[[Rocket Game Corner]]
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|blackwhite=[[White Forest]] (White only)
 
|blackwhite=[[White Forest]] (White only)
 
|bwrarity=Rare
 
|bwrarity=Rare
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|xy=Transfer
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|xyrarity=None
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
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redblue=A Pokémon that consists entirely of programming code. Capable of moving freely in cyberspace.|
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|gen=I
yellow=The only Pokémon people anticipate can fly into space. None has managed the feat yet, however.|
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|redblue=A Pokémon that consists entirely of programming code. Capable of moving freely in cyberspace.
gold=It is a manmade Pokémon. Since it doesn't breathe, people are eager to try it in any environment. |
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|yellow=The only Pokémon people anticipate can fly into space. None has managed the feat yet, however.
silver=A manmade Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions. |
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|gold=It is a manmade Pokémon. Since it doesn't breathe, people are eager to try it in any environment.
crystal=An artificial Pokémon created due to extensive research, it can perform only what is in its program.|
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|silver=A manmade Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions.
ruby=Porygon is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data and entering cyberspace. This Pokémon is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated by copying. |
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|crystal=An artificial Pokémon created due to extensive research, it can perform only what is in its program.
sapphire=Porygon is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data and entering cyberspace. This Pokémon is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated by copying. |
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|ruby=Porygon is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data and entering cyberspace. This Pokémon is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated by copying.
emerald=It is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data in order to enter cyberspace. A Porygon is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated. |
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|sapphire=Porygon is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data and entering cyberspace. This Pokémon is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated by copying.
firered=Using the most advanced technologies, scientists finally succeeded in making the first artificial Pokémon. |
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|emerald=It is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data in order to enter cyberspace. A Porygon is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated.
leafgreen=A Pokémon that consists entirely of programming code. Capable of moving freely in cyberspace. |
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|firered=Using the most advanced technologies, scientists finally succeeded in making the first artificial Pokémon.
diamond=The world's first artificially created Pokémon. It can travel through electronic space. |
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|leafgreen=A Pokémon that consists entirely of programming code. Capable of moving freely in cyberspace.
pearl=The world's first artificially created Pokémon. It can travel through electronic space. |
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|diamond=The world's first artificially created Pokémon. It can travel through electronic space.
platinum=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace. |
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|pearl=The world's first artificially created Pokémon. It can travel through electronic space.
heartgold=It is a manmade Pokémon. Since it doesn't breathe, people are eager to try it in any environment. |
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|platinum=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
soulsilver=A manmade Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions. |
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|heartgold=It is a manmade Pokémon. Since it doesn't breathe, people are eager to try it in any environment.
black=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace. |
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|soulsilver=A manmade Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions.
white=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace. |
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|black=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
black 2=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace. |
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|white=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
white 2=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace. |
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|black 2=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
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|white 2=A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
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|x=A man-made Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions.
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|y=A Pokémon that consists entirely of programming code. It is capable of moving freely in cyberspace.}}
   
==Gallery==
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===Sprites===
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{{GenIPokéSprites
137.gif
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137.png
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|border={{Normal}}
Porygon.png
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Porygonf.png
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==Appearances==
Porygon_2nd_pic.png
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===Anime===
Porygon 3.png
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[[File:Porygon_3.png|thumb|150px]]
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Porygon appeared in one of the most well known banned Pokémon episodes, [[IL038: Electric Soldier Porygon|Electric Soldier Porygon]], which has hospitalized nearly 700 Japanese children due to flashing red and blue strobes causing them to have seizures. Due to the happened hiatus, the show skipped 4 months after the episode and it was never aired outside of Japan. However, it is available at [http://www.youtube.com YouTube] (Watch at your own risk). It is based on an electronic system operator, and teleports with [[Ash Ketchum|Ash]], [[Misty (anime)|Misty]], and [[Brock (anime)|Brock]].
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Due to the episode, '''Electric Soldier Porygon''', which caused 685 Japanese children to have epileptic seizures, Porygon has never had another appearance in the anime or in any film adaptation of the series, except for one brief cameo appearance at the beginning of the 2005 movie, [[Pokémon Heroes]], and neither have its evolutions, Porygon 2 and Porygon Z, in an effort to block the traumatizing event from the minds of viewers even though it was Pikachu who caused the seizures when it's eyes where blinking red. Porygon made a cameo in an episode in the "Orange Islands" series as a "Who's That Pokémon?" clip.
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*Due to the episode, "Electric Soldier Porygon", which caused 685 Japanese children to have epileptic seizures, Porygon has never had another appearance in the anime or in any film adaptation of the series, except for one brief cameo appearance at the beginning of the 2002 movie, [[MS005: Pokémon - Heroes: Latios and Latias|Pokémon Heroes]], and neither have its evolutions, Porygon2 and Porygon-Z, in an effort to block the traumatizing event from the minds of viewers even though it was [[Ash's Pikachu|Pikachu]] that one that caused the seizures with his [[Thunderbolt]].
*Porygon is a pun of "polygon"
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**Porygon made a cameo in the episode [[OI017: A Way Off Day Off|A Way Off Day Off]] in the [[Orange Islands]] series as a "Who's That Pokémon?" clip.
*Porygon can possibly have the ability to go into computers.
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*Porygon is the only Pokémon that can be evolved through trading twice.
*According to the Pokédex, Porygon can travel freely in cyberspace thus able to go into the internet.
 
*Despite being a manmade Pokémon made of computer data, Porygon can be hatched from an egg.
 
*Surprisingly, Porygon is not a polygon in the games, but a sprite rather.
 
*Strangely, in the episode Electric Soldier Porygon, it looked to be at least 10 feet, but it is only 2 feet tall.
 
*Porygon is the only Pokémon that needs to be traded to evolve both times.
 
 
*Porygon's evolution line is the only evolution line to have the Basic Pokémon's name throughout the whole line.
 
*Porygon's evolution line is the only evolution line to have the Basic Pokémon's name throughout the whole line.
*Porygon has the same cry as Victreebel, except Porygon's cry is higher pitched.
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===Etymology===
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Porygon is a pun on the mathematical term, "polygon".
   
 
{{References|porygon|137}}
 
{{References|porygon|137}}
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Latest revision as of 02:29, September 2, 2014

Type(s)
Normal  
Species Virtual Pokémon
Abilities Trace
Download
Analytic (DW)
Pokédex
Flareon ← 137 → Omanyte
Kanto 137 Johto 215/220
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh 192
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Porygon2
Porygon
137
ポリゴン Porigon
137Porygon
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
137233474
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
80.5 lbs. 36.5 kg 2'07" 0.8 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Pink Mineral
Body Style Footprint
Body07
F137
Cry

Porygon (Japanese: ポリゴン Porigon) is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Porygon is a Virtual Pokémon. It is based on early 3D animation models, and is thus created completely out of polygons. The various parts of Porygon's body are colored red, white, and blue. Its eyes are in the shape of hexagons.

Special abilitiesEdit

Porygon can have the ability Trace or the ability Download. Trace copies the opponent's ability. Download increases Porygon's Attack or Special Attack depending on the opponent's defenses. It is the first artificial Pokémon, created by scientists at the Silph Co. company.

EvolutionEdit

Porygon is able to evolve into Porygon2, though only through Trade while holding the Up-Grade item, and then into Porygon-Z while holding the Dubious Disc while being traded.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Porygon Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Rocket Game Corner Unlimited
Yellow Rocket Game Corner Unlimited
Gold/Silver Rocket Game Corner Unlimited
Crystal Rocket Game Corner Unlimited
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Rocket Game Corner Unlimited
Diamond/ Pearl Trophy Garden (After National Pokédex is obtained) Rare
Platinum Veilstone City One
HeartGold/SoulSilver Rocket Game Corner Unlimited
Black/White White Forest (White only) Rare
X/Y Transfer None


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
A Pokémon that consists entirely of programming code. Capable of moving freely in cyberspace.
Yellow
The only Pokémon people anticipate can fly into space. None has managed the feat yet, however.
Gold
It is a manmade Pokémon. Since it doesn't breathe, people are eager to try it in any environment.
Silver
A manmade Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions.
Crystal
An artificial Pokémon created due to extensive research, it can perform only what is in its program.
Ruby
Porygon is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data and entering cyberspace. This Pokémon is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated by copying.
Sapphire
Porygon is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data and entering cyberspace. This Pokémon is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated by copying.
Emerald
It is capable of reverting itself entirely back to program data in order to enter cyberspace. A Porygon is copy-protected so it cannot be duplicated.
FireRed
Using the most advanced technologies, scientists finally succeeded in making the first artificial Pokémon.
LeafGreen
A Pokémon that consists entirely of programming code. Capable of moving freely in cyberspace.
Diamond
The world's first artificially created Pokémon. It can travel through electronic space.
Pearl
The world's first artificially created Pokémon. It can travel through electronic space.
Platinum
A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
HeartGold
It is a manmade Pokémon. Since it doesn't breathe, people are eager to try it in any environment.
SoulSilver
A manmade Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions.
Black
A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
White
A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
Black 2
A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
White 2
A man-made Pokémon created using advanced scientific means. It can move freely in cyberspace.
X
A man-made Pokémon that came about as a result of research. It is programmed with only basic motions.
Y
A Pokémon that consists entirely of programming code. It is capable of moving freely in cyberspace.

SpritesEdit

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
Gold Silver Crystal Back
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Back

AppearancesEdit

AnimeEdit

Porygon 3

Porygon appeared in one of the most well known banned Pokémon episodes, Electric Soldier Porygon, which has hospitalized nearly 700 Japanese children due to flashing red and blue strobes causing them to have seizures. Due to the happened hiatus, the show skipped 4 months after the episode and it was never aired outside of Japan. However, it is available at YouTube (Watch at your own risk). It is based on an electronic system operator, and teleports with Ash, Misty, and Brock.

TriviaEdit

  • Due to the episode, "Electric Soldier Porygon", which caused 685 Japanese children to have epileptic seizures, Porygon has never had another appearance in the anime or in any film adaptation of the series, except for one brief cameo appearance at the beginning of the 2002 movie, Pokémon Heroes, and neither have its evolutions, Porygon2 and Porygon-Z, in an effort to block the traumatizing event from the minds of viewers even though it was Pikachu that one that caused the seizures with his Thunderbolt.
  • Porygon is the only Pokémon that can be evolved through trading twice.
  • Porygon's evolution line is the only evolution line to have the Basic Pokémon's name throughout the whole line.

EtymologyEdit

Porygon is a pun on the mathematical term, "polygon".

SourcesEdit


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