Charizard will Mega Evolve into either Mega Charizard X when holding the Charizardite X Mega Stone and Mega Charizard Y while holding the Charizardite Y Mega Stone during battle.
The evolution to Mega Charizard X turns not only changes its body black with blue flames but also transforms Charizard from a Fire and Flying-type to a Fire and Dragon-type. Its Attack increases significantly and its Ability also changes to Tough Claws, which raises the power of moves that make direct contact. It can also learn the Dragon-type move Dragon Tail which can force an opposing Pokémon to switch out during battle while also dealing damage.
Meanwhile, Mega Charizard Y’s Sp. Attack increases significantly, and its Ability changes to Drought, increasing the power of Fire-type moves. Mega Charizard Y can learn the Fire-type move Blast Burn which becomes even more powerful with the effect of the Drought Ability.
Pokemon X and Y is currently set for a worldwide release on Oct. 12 for the Nintendo 3DS and upcoming Nintendo 2DS which releases on the same day.
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