40 Mind Blowing Pokemon Secrets and Facts

We’ve compiled a list of some of the coolest Pokemon secrets we could find.

Pokemon Secrets & Facts

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The ever-popular Pokemon series has done an amazing job of garnering one of the largest followings of any franchise to date. The games have provided something that the trading card game and popular anime series can not: true interactivity. The Pokemon video games are probably the closest gamers will ever get to actually training, breeding and battling their very own "Pocket Monsters."

All of that said, this doesn't mean we can't delve a bit deeper into the Pokemon canon. We've compiled a list of some of the coolest and most intriguing Pokemon facts, secrets and rumors we could find.

Without further ado, and in no particular order, let's begin!

40. Hitmonchan and Hitmonlee are based on Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee, respectively.

39. If a Pokemon existed that had every type, it would be weak only to Rock types.

38. Ekans spells "Snake" backwards, and Arbok "Kobra."

37. Poliwag’s swirls actually resemble a real-life tadpole’s intestines.

36. Arcanine was originally intended to be a legendary Pokemon, but was replaced by Moltres.