Legendary Pokemon have played one of the most important roles in the history of the pokemon games. From being the centerpiece of an evil team operation, to being hidden from humanity in the cerulean cave there’s no doubt that legendary pokemon play a huge role in the pokemon universe. In most cases, they are the deciding factor in which version a fan will choose. And with pokemon sun and moon to be released later this year we still don’t have a clue as to what the new legendary pokemon are. So today I’m going to give you guys the Top 5 Possible Legendaries for Pokemon Sun and Moon.
For this list i’m not necessarily going to give you guys a design for the potential pokemon, more so a basis of origin because most legendaries come from mythology and have a really rich background. Also for each number on the list I will be giving you guys two legendary pokemon ideas. 1 for pokemon sun and 1 for pokemon moon. If you guys enjoy the video be sure to leave a like subscribe and share this video with a friend and with that being said let’s get started. 5 Japanese Mythology There’s no doubt that Japanese Mythology has been used throughout the pokemon franchise.
But there’s still so much more to explore. For example the three legged crow and moon rabbit would be great sun and moon legendaries. How do these creatures relate to sun and moon you ask? Well the three legged crow in chinese mythology is a sun bird totem or spirit and in japanese mythology a deity by the name of myoken holds a sun disk in one hand which has the crow inside of it. On the other hand it holds the moon disk which coincidentally has the moon rabbit inside of it. Now if you want a more indepth theory about these two possible legendaries be sure to check out sword dance’s video where he’ll explain it in further detail. Currently it’s not finished yet but it should be out in the coming days. Although most people may think a rabbit would be a dumb choice for a legendary, I think there’s potential for a great design and storyline just waiting there. 4 Werewolf/griffin You guys probably saw this coming but a cool legendary pokemon Idea would be a werewolf pokemon.
(BUT ERYIZO YOU JUST INCLUDED A WEREWOLF POKEMON IN YOUR LAST VIDEO) Shhhhh silence my child its ok lets just ignore that. Erhem where was I? Oh yeah a Werewolf legendary! Considering one of the new titles is Pokemon Moon, A wolf like pokemon would be an obvious choice for a legendary. Now trying to find a pair for this beast was a rather tedious one. Considering werewolves are normally associated with vampires and humans none of those options would make any sense. Vampires because they hate the sun and humans because it would be a really dumb decision like really really dumb… Unless it’s a hot girl. So instead of that I opted to choose a griffin because griffins are awesome and you’re probably wondering how does this relate to the sun well it doesn’t (Transition) Just kidding. A greek philosopher named Philostratus said that griffins were held sacred to the Sun so there you go… 3 Greek Mythology Greek mythology has always been an interesting topic to talk about.
With all the rich stories and fascinating gods it’s really surprising gamefreak hasn’t made a legendary based on greek mythology. So why not start now? The Sun god apollo and the moon goddess artemis have so much potential for a great legendary pair. Apollo has a rich history and happens to be the god of various different things like music, truth, healing and of course the sun. Artemis on the other hand is the god of hunting, archery, and the moon. These gods have various symbols that could be a potential base for a design. For example Apollo has a messenger raven and artemis has hunting dogs and golden stags.
Although I don’t think we would be seeing a golden stag pokemon considering we just got xerneas which is stag like but I still think a legendary based on greek mythology would be cool to see. 2 Amaterasu/Tsukuyomi What kind of a list would this be without a Pokemon being based off of the sun and moon gods Amaterasu and Tsukuyomi. Being from the japanese shinto canon these two heavenly deities are some of the most important kami to the religion. Both deities are children of the creators izanami and izanagi, and with a lot of source material from ancient records like the Kojiki and Nihongi, they could be a perfect base for a legendary duo. For a design I believe amaterasu should have a wolf like appearance like the game okami. The reason a wolf would make sense is because the Japanese word for “great deity” and “wolf” are pronounced identically, being Okami and Okami.
Sounds the same but has different kanji. For Tsukuyomi I couldn’t really find a good basis for a design, but there are many occasions throughout the pokemon franchise were certain pokemon get multiple basis of origin. Therefore it could really be anything, so just make it cool… please. I would love to see Amaterasu and Tsukuyomi’s influences in a legendary duo, so why not make it happen in pokemon sun and moon… it just makes sense. 1 Eryiizio Mythology Chinese Mythology has some of the most rich stories and characters to ever be created. And since pokemon sun and moon will now be officially released in chinese I feel like it is the perfect time to make some more legendary pokemon from this mythology.
Now while looking through various stories I think I have definitively found the best idea for a legendary in pokemon sun and moon, that being the sun eating dragon. The ancient Chinese believed that solar eclipses occur when a legendary celestial dragon devours the Sun. The perfect counterpart for this potential legendary could be the bakunawa from philippine mythology. The bakunawa is believed to be a serpent that rises from the sea to devour moons. My friend Axellian is actually doing a theory video about this so if you want to check that out the annotation here.
With a backstory like that it would make for an amazing plot for pokemon sun and moon. I know gamefreak normally doesn’t use multiple sources of mythology for the main legendaries, but I feel these two monsters would make an amazing pair for the upcoming games. Thank you guys so much for watching if you enjoyed video be sure to leave a like and let me know in the comment section below. Did I leave any ideas out? If you think there is an amazing idea I forgot to mention, let me know in the comment section below If you haven’t already, subscribe to the channel and become an Eryibro today. If you want to see a more in depth theory about the sun eating dragon and Sea serpent click here to check out my buddy axellians video.
If you want to check out this other theory about more potential legendaries click here to check out my buddy sword dance’s video and with that being said I will see you guys next time..
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