Hello trainers, as you may know, they datamined Gen 3 code in the latest update of Pokémon GO. We thought this information about Pseudo-Legendaries would be useful for you, so let’s get right into it.
What is a Pseudo-Legendary?
For those of you that dont know: A Pseudo-Legendary Pokémon refers to a Pokémon that has a three-stage evolution line, and has a base stat of total 600 (In the main series games)
Pseudo-Legendary Pokémon are often way more powerfull than any other non-Legendary Pokémon. And it’s basically due to their high base stats.
How many Pseudo-Legendaries exist?
There’s currently 7 Generations, but 8 Pseudo-Legendary Pokémon. That’s because Generation 3, is the only Generation to introduce 2 Pseudo-Legendary Pokémon. Which is going to be interesting to see when Gen 3 arrives in PoGo.
Overlook over the Pseudo-Legendary
- Gen 1: Dragonite’s evolution line and types
DratiniDragon -> DragonairDragon -> DragoniteDragon/Flying
- Gen 2: Tyranitar’s evolution line and types
LarvitarRock/Ground -> PupitarRock/Ground -> TyranitarRock/Dark
- Gen 3: Metagross’ evolution line and types
BeldumSteel/Psychic -> MetangSteel/Psychic -> Metagross Steel/Psychic
- Gen 3: Salamence’s evolution line and types
BagonDragon -> ShelgonDragon -> SalamenceDragon/Flying
- Gen 4: Garchomp’s evolution line and types
GibleDragon/Ground -> GabiteDragon/Ground -> GarchompDragon/Ground
- Gen 5: Hydreigon’s evolution line and types
DeinoDragon/Dark -> ZweilousDragon/Dark -> HydreigonDragon/Dark
- Gen 6: Goodra’s evolution line and types
GoomyDragon -> SliggooDragon -> GoodraDragon
- Gen 7: Kommo-o’s evolution line and types
Jangmo-oDragon -> Hakamo-oDragon/Fighting -> Kommo-oDragon/Fighting
A little bit of trivia
Generation 3 is the only generation to have 2 Pseudo-Legendary Pokémon introduced.
Theres quiet a few Pokémon that are commonly mistaken for being Pseudo-Legendary Pokémon.
- Slaking (Gen 3)
- Flygon (Gen 3)
- Aggron (Gen 3)
- Volcarona (Gen 5)
- Haxorus (Gen 5)