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We’re only 10 days away from the worldwide launch of Pokémon X and Y, the first 3DS installments in Nintendo’s popular series of monster-collecting and fighting. So if you need a little Pokéfix to get through the day, take a look at Charizard’s newest Mega Evolution, Mega Charizard X [above].

Mega Evolution is one of Pokémon X and Y’s most touted new features. It’ll enable certain pocket monsters to temporarily transform into powerful fighters with extra abilities and stat bonuses. For example, Mega Charizard X ditches the original’s Flying-type for a Dragon affinity. It’s also blue, so it has that going for it.

Mega Charizard Y

Above: Mega Charizard Y from Pokémon X and Y.

Image Credit: Nintendo

This is actually the second Mega Evolution for Charizard unveiled by Nintendo. The first, which we now know is Mega Charizard Y [right], gets a bonus to all its Fire-based moves. Which Mega Charizard you get depends on which version of the game you’re playing, X or Y (I’ll let you figure out which one gets you which).

Charizard joins Mewtwo as the second Pokémon to get two Mega Evolutions. Pokémon X and Y come out on Oct. 12 for the 3DS.


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