Mythical Pokémon Diancie Confirmed for X & Y
Posted by Thomas Whitehead
New trailer, screens and concept art revealed
Earlier this week CoroCoro Magazine revealed a new Rock/Fairy-type Pokémon called Diancie, confirming that it was #719 in the Pokédex and would appear in upcoming movie The Cocoon of Destruction and Diancie. Leaked screens from last year made it likely the character would therefore also be distributed in Pokémon X & Y; it's since been confirmed the 'mon will be available as a serial code in the April edition of CoroCoro Magazine in Japan.
But what of the West? The Pokémon Company has now issued a press release to confirm that Diancie will become available in the latest titles, with some assets and a flashy trailer to prove the point. Here's what the company had to say:
The Pokémon Company International revealed a newly discovered Pokémon from the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video games, Rock- and Fairy-type Pokémon, Diancie! Diancie is an extremely rare Mythical Pokémon, a special Pokémon that cannot be found during normal gameplay. Known to boast the greatest beauty in all the world, Diancie’s body glitters pink, captivating the hearts of many. During battle, Diancie can produce a great volume of diamonds instantaneously by compressing air between its hands. It uses these diamonds to attack enemies and protect itself.
Distribution details for this 'mon will be revealed at a later date; you can see the trailer and images above and below. Are you looking forward to adding Diancie to your collection?