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Type(s)
File:Type Unknown.gif  
Species
Abilities
Pokédex
None ← ??? → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into None
Xerneas No icon
'(ゼルネアス, Xeruneasu)'
[[Generation VI]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
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Body Style Footprint
Cry

Xerneas (Japanese: ゼルネアス Zeruneasu) is a new Pokémon that is a Legendary Pokémon to be released in Pokémon X ,Y and Z It is unclear what type of Pokémon it is and may be based on a Chital. In the glint of its eyes is the shape of the letter "X", hence the title of the game and when it stands, its body seems to be in the shape of an "X".

Origin

Its name may be reference to the Celtic "Horned god", Cernunnos. Its form may be a reference to Norse mythology guardians of the Yggdrasil Tree: a bird-like creature that protects the top of the tree, this may be Yveltal, a deer-like creature that protects the soil and trunk of the tree, this may be Xerneas, and a snake-like creature that protects the underworld below the tree. there is a snake-like legendary Pokémon to go with Xerneas and Yveltal.                                     

Trivia

220px-The Ash Yggdrasil by Friedrich Wilhelm Heine

Yggdrasil Tree

  • Xerneas is the second Pokémon to have a name to start with X, the first one being Xatu.
  • Xerneas is the only legendary Pokémon which name starts with X.
  • Xerneas is the first legendary Pokémon to have more than 2 horns.
  • Xerneas bears a resemblance to the Legendary Pokemon Yveltal due that it legs are a similar form and Sawsbuck due to it looks like a Deer, has similar horn except Xerneas has multiple horns that are small, that are multicolored, and that branch off like a tree. 
  • Xerneas resembles the Forest Spirit from Hayao Miyazaki's film, Princess Mononoke.

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