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C/D: Mega Evolution is a new battle mechanic, not new Pokemon

#11all-in-againPosted 10/7/2013 10:13:18 PM
C - A regular evolved pokemon does not revert to its previous state after a battle. It's just a new battle mechanic and thing to scheme around.
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#12Callista08Posted 10/7/2013 10:13:41 PM
If they were actual new pokemon, they would be normal evolutions.

it's a mechanic because it's a method not a pokemon.
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#13MetaunPosted 10/7/2013 10:13:50 PM
D. New Pokemon. They're evolutions that take a item slot and need you to press a button every battle. The end.
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#14TruePowerSeekerPosted 10/7/2013 10:14:51 PM
DC.

They are a mixture of the two. They are new designs and change the way a pokemon is played to the point of basically being an evolution. It is just temporary and has a layer of strategy of when to use it.
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#15SuperRup91Posted 10/7/2013 10:15:29 PM
They are not new pokemon, just a new form. I wouldn't consider Giratina-O to be a new pokemon even though it has a different ability and different stats. I kinda see mega evolutions in the same way.