Pokémon Inspired By Weird Real-Life Events In History

The most recent games in the venerable Pokémon franchise, — Scarlet & Violet — will debut in November of 2022, introducing a slew of new Pokémon and bringing the total close to a thousand. It’s no easy feat to create a thousand of these creatures, and it makes sense that Game Freak would look for inspiration everywhere.Some of the best Pokémon borrow elements from mythology and well-known cryptids, but a few also draw inspiration from bizarre real-world events. These incidents can be weird or even funny, but they seem taken out of a novel, proving that sometimes, reality truly is stranger than fiction.Not many fans might instantly recall Elgyem and its evolution, Beheyeem, but they are two Pokémon worthy of remembering. These two pure Psychic-types are among the weirdest yet unique Pokémon in the franchise. They might not be great in battle, but their lore is fascinating.RELATED: 10 Best Dual-Type Psychic PokémonElgyem and Beheyeem draw inspiration from supposed UFO sightings, particularly the incidents and urban legends surrounding Area 51. The two Pokémon seem particularly inspired by the Roswell incident, which has become one of the most recognizable events in pop culture and a favorite of conspiracy fans. Pokémon researchers believe Beheyeem can…

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Pokémon Inspired By Weird Real-Life Events In History

Updated: July 27, 2022 — 10:26 am