Nintendo provided more details for two pocket monsters in the upcoming 3DS video games, "Pokemon Alpha Sapphire" and "Pokemon Omega Ruby." According to a report by Lazy Gamer on June 23, the publisher revealed that the mega evolution feature from "Pokemon X" and "Pokemon Y" will be returning. Along with the traditional transformations, the new games will also be offer an interesting twist.
The two cover stars of "Pokemon Alpha Sapphire" and "Pokemon Omega Ruby," Groudon and Kyogre, will be able to temporary transform during battle. However, the transformations won't be referred to as mega evolutions. Instead, the two legendary pocket monsters will undergo what is called primal reversions.
Nintendo explained that the new forms originated during the early years of the "Pokemon" world. Groudon and Kyogre were able to gained extraordinary powers due to the overflowing energy provided by the planet. Primal Groudon is going to end up being the same fire and ground combination type. Primal Kyogre will end up being categorized as the same water type as its original form as well. Finally, both new creatures should be able to retain its weather-chaining abilities.
In addition to Groudon and Kyogre, Nintendo previously announced that other pocket monsters will be able to mega evolve in the two upcoming games. One of the creatures is Diancie as it will be given away to "Pokemon X" and "Pokemon Y" players in the future during a special distribution event. The other creatures confirmed for mega evolution include Sableye, Sceptile and Swampert.
Nintendo is planning a release month of later this Nov. for "Pokemon Alpha Sapphire" and "Pokemon Omega Ruby." The two upcoming titles are built using the same engine as "Pokemon X" and "Pokemon Y," which were released on Oct. 12 of 2013. As a result, it will feature full 3D graphics. You can find a screen featuring the aforementioned mega evolution form of Sableye from the official "Pokemon" Twitter page near the top side of this article.