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Questions tagged [pokemon-x-y]

a role-playing game developed by Game Freak. Pokemon X/Y are the first games released for the 6th generation of Pokémon. Players take on the role of trainers: travelling through the Kalos region they catch and train Pokémon to compete in the Pokemon League and thwart the schemes of the nefarious criminal organization Team Flare. Use this tag for questions about Pokémon X/Y specifically.

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How to breed with a female starter in Pokemon X?

I started with a female Froakie in Pokemon X, but I did not know you had to have a male to breed. I finished the game but I want to breed my Greninja. How can I do that?
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Where is Galladite in Pokemon X/Y?

I know that in Pokemon X you can get Mega Stones after beating the game and some through the main story and Dianthus gives you a tali’s with Gardevoir, but where can you find Galladite?
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What is a good team for competitive triples in Pokemon X and Y?

I am done with the Elite four and have spent some time battling in the Battle Maison. Now I would like to start battling online competitively. I'd like to build a team around the triples battle ...
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Is this spot significant in Reflecting Cave?

If you're not paying attention, there is a short hidden path in the Reflecting Cave that leads to a dead end. In this path you can find the HM for Gyro Ball, but it's at the dead end that has me ...
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Can evolution occur at level 100?

I have a level 74 Braixen which I have given the Everstone to prevent her from evolving. There are many reasons, including I kind of like the look of her current evolution better than her fully ...
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Which in-game tracks do the Multiplayer music selections correlate to in Pokemon X and Y?

While searching for or connecting with another player for a battle over wireless communications, the touchscreen allows you to select one of 11 tracks to play for the battle. Unfortunately, all of the ...
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What is the difference between Mega Charizard X and Mega Charizard Y?

I am playing Pokemon X and have two Charizard. One has the Pokemon X mega stone and one has the Pokemon Y mega stone (I got it by trading). Both mega evolutions are great, but one thing bothers me: ...
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Is there a Pokémon that can solo the Elite Four without any restoring items?

I was wondering if it is possible to beat the entire Elite Four in Pokemon X with a single Pokémon (with a specific moveset or strategy) without any health-restoring or PP-restoring items. Ideally ...
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What are the 'Download Tests' and how can I get one?

In the Battle Test, there are three options on the first menu. Try a Battle Test Try a Download Test Download Tests What does 2 and 3 mean? When ever I click on 2, it tells me that I should ...
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What is the longest route to hatch eggs?

I'm asking because to hatch eggs, it takes a certain amount of steps to hatch them. In Gen V, I would always use SkyArrow Bridge because it was simply too easy to hold up in one direction, then down ...
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How many steps is one run around Prism Tower?

How many steps is in one complete circle around Prism Tower? In case the amount of steps change depending on where you are on the circle, I am one spot away from the Diggersby, away from the tower.
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Can you catch Keldeo in Pokemon X/Y?

Can you tell me what event you can get a Keldeo in?
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How can I tell in battle if a Pokemon is shiny?

I haven't caught one yet, so I wouldn't know, but how do you identify a shiny Pokemon vs non-shiny? I remember that in previous gens, the Pokemon would sparkle before battling, is there any way I can ...
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Where are the NPC Pokemon traders that I can trade with, and what do they offer?

Every Pokemon game features NPCs that you can trade with in order to obtain different Pokemon, and Pokemon X and Y are no different. I usually try and find and trade with all the NPC traders ...
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What are the chances of a berry mutation in Pokemon X/Y?

I've been working to discover all the possible berry mutations on my own, assuming that Surprise Mulch would guarantee a mutation, if the berries had one, but I saw item definitions online that said ...
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Can you skip the credits in Pokémon X and Y?

On Pokémon X, I tend to Battle the Elite 4 a lot to get lots of money and exp points for my Pokemon. However, every time that I beat them all, although I leave with more money and exp points, I have ...
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Shiny Ditto From a regular pokemon?

In pokemon x and y, you can find ditto in a certain spot, after snowbell (I think thats what it's called) In this area, if you catch a pokemon, there is a chance that it will change into a ditto. My ...
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How do you know what gender your Fennekin is?

So, I am very new to the game, and I really want a female Fennekin, although how do I know the gender? I know for the pickachu it's the tail shape, but no idea about the fennekin. Help?
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How many pokemon are obtainable in XY

How many pokemon are legitimately obtainable in Pokemon X and Y? I'm talking about only these 6th gen games and by legitimately I mean by catching, breeding and trading only between those two games (...
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Where can the DNA splicers be obtained and how is it used?

In Pokemon X/Y, where/how can you obtain the DNA splicers and how exactly do you use them?
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Where do you find Red Gyarados in Pokemon X/Y?

Is Red Gyarados available in Pokemon Y? If so where do I find it? A friend told me he has it but I don't believe him but him telling me has made me curious where and how do you find it
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Lost in Pokémon Y!

I’m playing PokémonY, but it's been long time since I last played it, and I don’t know where I’m supposed to go! Could I get some help? Information: The latest Holo-Caster message is ”A declaration!...
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Can Pokemon change gender when they evolve?

My female Charmeleon evolved into a male Charizard. How is this possible? Charmeleon was from Diamond transferred to Pokemon X.
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Poké Ball only shakes once and the Pokémon is caught

Sometimes when I throw a Poké Ball at a Pokémon in Pokémon X/Y, instead of the ball shaking three times, it shakes once and then the Pokémon is caught. What is happening here? I haven't actually ...
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What is the difference between Affection and Friendship, if any?

I've risen Pokemon Amie Affection to 5 hearts on my Riolo in the hopes that it will evolve as soon as it levels up, but I'm not certain that this is the same thing as friendship, and I'd like to not ...
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How do I actually encounter the roaming Legendary Bird (Moltres)?

In Pokemon x I fly to where Moltres is, but he's always somewhere else! I chase him and chase him but I never catch up to him. My friends who have caught him say it takes 11 times to be able to ...
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Where can I get a Snivy in Pokemon X?

I have searched for how to get Snivy in Pokemon X but all I got was "by trading". Who would trade me a Snivy for a random Pokemon in Pokemon X?
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How can I save a Pokemon I want to keep so I can restart the game (without using the Pokebank)?

I found out that male customization sucks in X/Y, so I'd like to start over as a female character. However, I got Absol from Wondertrade and I'd like to keep it on the new save. I know that you can ...
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How can I transfer Pokémon from Pokémon Sun to Pokémon X? [duplicate]

I downloaded Pokébank and I was able to transfer Pokémon from X to Sun but I can't transfer Pokémon from Sun to X. How do I trade from Sun back to X?
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Are some Flame Body/Magma Armor Pokémon better at hatching eggs?

I have a level 50 female Talonflame to make my eggs hatch faster, but I'd like it to be even faster. I'm aware that Flame Body doesn't stack with Magma Armor. I'm wondering if any Pokémon with Flame ...
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Where can you find an Ice stone in Pokemon X&Y?

Where can you find an ice stone in Pokemon X&Y?
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Lost 2 Pokemon on Pokemon X, Where could they be?

I have recently started up my Nintendo 2DS after about a month of inactivity. I knew for a fact that I had the following 2 pokemon: Shiny Gengar (Event Pokemon), Vivillon (Event Pokemon, Pokeball ...
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How do Pokemon that require friendship evolve?

I know that they require high friendship to evolve, but what does it exactly mean by that? Is there a certain number that must be matched? And, what means are there to get it high enough?
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Recover Pokémon Held Items from Events

I was just about to move all my pokémon to my pokebank and start my game over to work on my living national dex when a harrowing thought came to me. What about the unique hold items that come from ...
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What is a good setup for a 'Catcher' Pokémon in X/Y?

I'm at a point in the game where I'd like to go back and catch a lot of the Pokémon I missed, and also some new ones in the Friend Safari etc. However, most of my current team are overleveled, and ...
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Where do you get the first generation legendaries in X and Y?

I am aware that there are three 6th generation pokemon, but apparently you are able to get the legendary bird trio (Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres) and Mewtwo (for mega evolutions). How do you get these ...
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When and where is the earliest possibility to receive a Mystery gift Pokemon in game?

On a fresh save (restarted game for example), when and where is the earliest possibility to receive a Pokemon sent to the game via Mystery gift? It says Pokemon Center, so I'd assume it's the first ...
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What is the Holo Caster message after you beat the Gym Leader in Lumiose City?

I got the Holo Caster message after defeating Clemont (the Electric-type Gym Leader) in Lumiose City, but I was wasn't reading it properly and I just skimmed through it. Now I forgot where I am ...
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What are the best spots for chain fishing in Pokémon x

I have read things like "in a corner" but I don't know what "corner" means, where I can find them, or what kind of corners they are. Can I have some help/pictures of the best corners? Because I don't ...
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What is Team Flare's true goal?

For some reason, I don't fully understand their intentions What was Team Flare's true goal in the end? Was it to sell Pokemon, or to purge everyone (themselves not included)?
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Wha's the best EVs for a Charmander?

I have a perfect IVs Charmander, Jolly nature. What's the best EVs to train him? HP, Attack, Defense, Special Atack, Special Defense and speed.
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Is this Easter egg/reference really in Pokémon X/Y?

I was looking at Easter eggs and references and I read this IGN Article which stated: The characters' father In the games over the years except Sapphire and Ruby the player never gets to see ...
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Why does my traded Pokemon have an encounter date in the future?

I had a look at my Gyarados's summary I just got him from trade and when I had a look at where he was from, it said a faraway place (I know what that means) and the date was 2018 (I was surprised ...
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What to do after the looker bureau

I finished the looker bureau and there is nothing to do is there anything else to do And I have completed the elite four and the looker bureau
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What do these symbols mean in the report?

I sometimes wonder what the marked symbols mean when I'm looking on a report of a Pokémon. Some of them imply a direct meaning, but I'd rather be sure. What do these symbols mean and are some of them ...
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Can't remember which quest I'm on

I'm currently in the Terminus Cave and I've just got the TM next to that cart thing. I haven't played in a couple of months and I can't remember what I am doing. Can anyone help?
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Why won't my Burmy change into trash cloak after battling inside a gym?

I'm playing Pokémon X and every time I use my burmy inside a gym it doesn't change into a trash cloak pero like I'm battling inside a building. Is it different for generations after gen 4?
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How do I get Deoxys in Pokemon Y?

When I searched Google, there were articles and forum posts on how to change Deoxys' form, but not how to actually obtain one! Is this possible?
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Where can I change my Pokemon's nickname?

In the previous generations, there was a Name Rater who could help you change your Pokemon's nickname, unless it was traded. Where is the Name Rater in this generation?