Pokémon Evolutions’ latest short borrowed some notes from Dragon Ball


Zinnia meets Rayquaza for the first time. (Gif: The Pokémon Company)

As the massive year of the Pokémon Company’s 25th anniversary celebrations draws to a close, the Pokémon evolutions The miniseries – looking back and reimagining key moments in the history of the game franchise – raised its stakes and focused on memorable events involving legendary monsters.

While Brilliant diamond and Shiny pearl brought Dialga and Palkia back to the forefront, Pokémon evolutions‘sixth episode, “The Wish,” tells a key part of the plot of Omega Ruby and Omega Sapphire, the Nintendo 3DS games that first featured the Zinnia trainer. “The Wish” follows as Zinnia attempts to fulfill her role as lore keeper and last of the Draconids, one of the first groups of humans to settle in the Hoenn region, where Omega Ruby and Omega Sapphire take place.

“The Wish” details Zinnia’s quest to summon the legendary Pokémon Rayquaza, securing a number of mega stones typically used by Pokémon trainers to induce temporary mega evolution in their monsters during battle. But rather than directly adapting the games’ story and spotlighting the trainers Zinnia stole the stones from, “The Wish” instead delves into the draconian lore about Rayquaza and explains why Zinnia and her people still have it. considered to be a kind of magical protector. .

Zinnia traveling the world and fighting people to collect a glowing MacGuffin hit to summon a dragon in the hope that it will grant her a wish that looks like a premise taken straight from the Dragon ball franchise, but unlike any adventure given with Goku, “The Wish” keeps its story pretty compact. A bittersweet ending like “The Wish”, it’s true how true Omega Ruby and Omega Sapphire play, with the main player encouraged to capture the Legendary Pokémon for themselves. In the case of Pokémon evolutions‘The last two episodes, however, might not be the case, especially if they’re supposed to send the series off with a bang.

Pokémon evolutions is now streaming on YouTube.

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