PKMN of the Week: Heracross

My friend Andrew found a dead beetle under his bed recently.

If you know him, you can look up the picture on Twitter.  The poor thing is lying on its side, just . . . dead.

There are so many different types of beetles in the world.  In Asia, beetles are sometimes used for insect fighting - much like other types of animal fighting it is kind of gross.  One of the most popular battlers, though, is the Rhinoceros Beetle.  They can get pretty big - up to six inches - among the largest beetles in the world.  They use the horn on top of their head to chase off potential rivals.  Having recently learned this fact, I am going to start bringing a Rhinoceros Beetle with me when I go out on Saturday nights!

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Rare Article: Subtle Team Synergy

In my experience, most Pokémon battles are lost because of one of these three things:

1. Your team, while made up of good Pokémon, only works as isolated powerhouses, not as a functioning unit.
2. Your team works so well with each other that your strategy was apparent, and someone exploited its weaknesses.
3. You just lost. Bulbasaur happens. Try again.

What if I told you I have a solution for problems one and two? I know you are curious. The answer to all your questions are just a click away. As long as all of your questions pertain to this specific subject.
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AOTW: Moxie

It’s here, trainers! Pokemon Black and White Versions have officially dropped in the States, and kudos if you’ve been able to tear yourself away from it long enough to come to Ability class! I promise not to keep you for long this week, so you can get back to being much further along in the game than I am. To celebrate the release of generation five, this week we’re talking about one of the Abilities new to the game, and boy howdy could this sucker be a useful one, especially in the post-game. Give your DS’s a break and settle in, folks. This is Ability of the Week: Moxie!
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