So you wanna buy one of the new Pokemon games but you don’t know which is better?

On the fence on whether you want X or Y?

Well you are in luck dear reader as we have all the information you need to make an informed decision on your purchase.


Like every Pokemon game released before Pokemon X and Y are two separate games i.e Pokemon X and Pokemon Y. Both X and Y have their exclusive Pokemon which aren’t catchable in the other version.

Each game will also feature different Mega Evolution’s ( A new feature to the series) for Certain Pokemon.

Check out our Pokemon X and Y Version Exclusive Pokemon list below:

Pokemon X Version Exclusive Pokemon

- Staryu
- Starmie
- Pinsir
- Houndour
- Houndoom
- Poochyena
- Mightyena
- Aron
- Lairon
- Swirlix
- Slurpuff
- Clauncher
- Clawitzer
- Xerneas (Legendary)

- Mega Charizard X (with Charizardnite X)
- Mega Mewtwo X (with Mewtwonite X)

Pokemon Y Version Exclusive Pokemon

- Shellder
- Cloyster
- Heracross
- Larvitar
- Pupitar
- Tyranitar
- Eletrike
- Manetric
- Purrloin
- Liepard
- Throh
- Spritzee
- Aromatisse
- Skrelp
- Dragalge
- Yveltal (Legendary)

Mega Evolutions:
- Mega Charizard Y (with Charizardnite Y)
- Mega Mewtwo Y (with Mewtwonite Y)

Pokemon X and Y exclusive Legendaries

Pokemon X and Y exclusive Legendaries


In case you’re wondering, Pokemon Y has more exclusive pokemon than Pokemon X (17 to 14).

Do note that the Mega Stones can be traded so you can get X exclusive Mega Evolutions in Y. Also the recently revealed Legendary Z Pokemon, Zygarde, will be catchable in both Pokemon X and Y.

Zygarde: The Legendary Z Pokemon

Zygarde: The Legendary Z Pokemon


So Which Version are you planning to get?


Written by Lydon da Rocha

Lydon da Rocha

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