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Mega redirects here. For Crystal's Meganium in Pokémon Adventures, which is known as Mega in Chuang Yi translations, see Megaree.

Blaziken Mega Evolving into Mega Blaziken

Mega Evolution (Japanese: メガシンカ Mega Evolution) is a new transformation found only in the Kalos region. Mega Evolutions are identified by having "Mega" in front of their name.

In order to undergo a Mega Evolution, the Pokémon must be holding the applicable Mega Stone. An item containing a Key Stone must be used to resonate with the Mega Stone held by their Pokémon to trigger Mega Evolution; Calem and Serena get the Mega Ring, while Korrina uses the Mega Glove, Diantha uses the Mega Charm, and Lysandre uses an unidentified item resembling the Mega Ring. Mega Evolution can only occur in battle and disappears after the battle is over or the Mega-Evolved Pokémon faints. Each player may only Mega Evolve one Pokémon per battle, and cannot Mega Evolve a Pokémon again during that battle even if it is knocked out while Mega Evolved.

Korrina, the Gym Leader of Shalour City, is said to know secrets about Mega Evolution. The Tower of Mastery is also related to Mega Evolution. The first Pokémon said to have been Mega Evolved was a Lucario.


A Mega-Evolved Pokémon has different base stats and can have a different Ability and type from its non-Mega Evolved form. Except for Mega Alakazam, every Mega-Evolved Pokémon's base stat total is exactly 100 points higher than that of its base form.

Pokémon capable of Mega Evolution

Pokémon Before Mega Evolution After Mega Evolution Mega Stone
Image Type Image Type Ability
Venusaur 003Venusaur.png Grass/Poison 003Venusaur-Mega.png Grass/Poison Thick Fat Venusaurite
Charizard 006Charizard.png Fire/Flying 006Charizard-Mega X.png Fire/Dragon Tough Claws Charizardite X
006Charizard-Mega Y.png Fire/Flying Drought Charizardite Y
Blastoise 009Blastoise.png Water 009Blastoise-Mega.png Water Mega Launcher Blastoisinite
Alakazam 065Alakazam.png Psychic None.png Psychic Trace Alakazite
Gengar 094Gengar.png Ghost/Poison 094Gengar-Mega.png Ghost/Poison Shadow Tag Gengarite
Kangaskhan 115Kangaskhan.png Normal 115Kangaskhan-Mega.png Normal Parental Bond Kangaskhanite
Pinsir 127Pinsir.png Bug None.png Bug/Flying Aerilate Pinsirite
Gyarados 130Gyarados.png Water/Flying None.png Water/Dark Mold Breaker Gyaradosite
Aerodactyl 142Aerodactyl.png Rock/Flying None.png Rock/Flying Tough Claws Aerodactylite
Mewtwo 150Mewtwo.png Psychic 150Mewtwo-Mega X.png Psychic/Fighting Steadfast Mewtwonite X
150Mewtwo-Mega Y.png Psychic Insomnia Mewtwonite Y
Ampharos 181Ampharos.png Electric 181Ampharos-Mega.png Electric/Dragon Mold Breaker Ampharosite
Scizor 212Scizor.png Bug/Steel None.png Bug/Steel Technician Scizorite
Heracross 214Heracross.png Bug/Fighting None.png Bug/Fighting Skill Link Heracronite
Houndoom 229Houndoom.png Dark/Fire None.png Dark/Fire Solar Power Houndoominite
Tyranitar 248Tyranitar.png Rock/Dark 248Tyranitar-Mega.png Rock/Dark Sand Stream Tyranitarite
Blaziken 257Blaziken.png Fire/Fighting 257Blaziken-Mega.png Fire/Fighting Speed Boost Blazikenite
Gardevoir 282Gardevoir.png Psychic/Fairy None.png Psychic/Fairy Pixilate Gardevoirite
Mawile 303Mawile.png Steel/Fairy 303Mawile-Mega.png Steel/Fairy Huge Power Mawilite
Aggron 306Aggron.png Steel/Rock 306Aggron-Mega.png Steel Filter Aggronite
Medicham 308Medicham.png Fighting/Psychic None.png Fighting/Psychic Pure Power Medichamite
Manectric 310Manectric.png Electric None.png Electric Intimidate Manectite
Banette 354Banette.png Ghost None.png Ghost Prankster Banettite
Absol 359Absol.png Dark 359Absol-Mega.png Dark Magic Bounce Absolite
Garchomp 445Garchomp.png Dragon/Ground 445Garchomp-Mega.png Dragon/Ground Sand Force Garchompite
Lucario 448Lucario.png Fighting/Steel 448Lucario-Mega.png Fighting/Steel Adaptability Lucarionite
Abomasnow 460Abomasnow.png Grass/Ice 460Abomasnow-Mega.png Grass/Ice Snow Warning Abomasite

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Méga-Évolution
Germany Flag.png German Mega-Entwicklung
Italy Flag.png Italian Megaevoluzione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 메가진화 Mega Jinhwa
Spain Flag.png Spanish Megaevolución

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