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'Pokemon X and Y' Diancie detailed for 'Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire'

'Pokemon X' and 'Pokemon Y'
'Pokemon X' and 'Pokemon Y'
Photo courtesy of Nintendo, used with permission

More details have been revealed for Diancie, an upcoming distribution event pocket monster for "Pokemon X" and "Pokemon Y." According to a report from Video Games Blogger on June 9, players will be able to use the mega evolution element on the creature in the upcoming "Pokemon Omega Ruby" and "Pokemon Alpha Sapphire." To do so, they must acquire an item called the Mega Bangle.

Along with Diancie, players will also be able to use mega evolution on Sceptile and Swampert. The two pocket monsters are the final evolution forms of Treecko and Mudkip, two of the three starters from the original releases of "Pokemon Ruby" and "Pokemon Sapphire." The other starting creature, Torchic, could already transform as Blaziken in "Pokemon X" and "Pokemon Y" due to a special distribution event that was active during the launch period of both games.

Diancie was previously confirmed as a pocket monster that can only be acquired, without trading, during a special distribution event. However, Nintendo of America has not yet revealed the delivery plans. In Japan, the creature can be downloaded as a gift by purchasing an advanced ticket towards an upcoming animated movie based on the franchise.

Mega Sceptile will temporarily become a dragon and grass combination type. On the other hand, Mega Diancie and Mega Swampert are going to remain the same type while undergoing the equivalent transformation. Some of the previous creatures that could mega evolve are either categorized as either a legendary or starter.

"Pokemon Omega Ruby" and "Pokemon Alpha Sapphire" are due for a Nov. release, which is 13 months after the launch of last year's installments. Along with mega evolution, the new titles will also be reusing the same 3D graphics engine as the previous games. An image of Diancie from "Pokemon X" and "Pokemon Y" can be seen near the top of this article (courtesy of the official Twitter page of the gaming series).