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An '''origin marking''' (Japanese: '''{{tt|出身地|しゅっしんち}}マーク''' ''place of origin mark'') is an icon displayed on the summary screen of Pokémon in [[Pokémon Bank]] and from [[Generation VI]] onward that indicates the set of games it [[game of origin|originated in]]. A Pokémon can only have one origin marking.
 
An '''origin marking''' (Japanese: '''{{tt|出身地|しゅっしんち}}マーク''' ''place of origin mark'') is an icon displayed on the summary screen of Pokémon in [[Pokémon Bank]] and from [[Generation VI]] onward that indicates the set of games it [[game of origin|originated in]]. A Pokémon can only have one origin marking.
   
Pokémon that are [[Pokémon Egg|hatched]], caught, or received as a {{pkmn2|gift}} in a Generation I, II, VI, or VII game will have an origin marking. Even if the Pokémon's parents have different or no origin marking, a [[Pokémon breeding|bred]] Pokémon's origin marking always matches the game in which it was bred.
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Pokémon that are [[Pokémon Egg|hatched]], caught, or received as a {{pkmn2|gift}} in a Generation I, II, VI, VII, or VIII game will have an origin marking. Even if the Pokémon's parents have different or no origin marking, a [[Pokémon breeding|bred]] Pokémon's origin marking always matches the game in which it was bred.
   
 
On the summary screen, the origin marking is placed near the {{DL|Pokémon Storage System|markings}}.
 
On the summary screen, the origin marking is placed near the {{DL|Pokémon Storage System|markings}}.
   
 
==Types of origin marking==
 
==Types of origin marking==
===[[File:Blue pentagon.png]] Blue pentagon===
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===Blue pentagon===
 
The '''blue pentagon'''<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20150511175142/http://support.pokemon.com/FileManagement/Download/07294296edc545bca57c76266cef60fe 2015 Play! Pokémon VG Rules and Formats (archived)] (PDF)</ref><ref>[https://archive.is/LGjNj New Video Game Competition Format Announcement! | Pokemon.com (archived)]</ref> (Japanese: '''{{tt|青|あお}}い{{tt|五角形|ごかくけい}}のマーク''' ''blue pentagon mark''<ref>[http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/pokemonryuoh/pickup/131115_03.html 大会前に必ずチェック! | ポケモン竜王戦] (Japanese)</ref>) is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in the [[Generation VI]] games have. Pokémon that were [[Pokémon Egg|hatched]], caught, or received as a {{pkmn2|gift}} in a Generation VI game have the blue pentagon.
 
The '''blue pentagon'''<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20150511175142/http://support.pokemon.com/FileManagement/Download/07294296edc545bca57c76266cef60fe 2015 Play! Pokémon VG Rules and Formats (archived)] (PDF)</ref><ref>[https://archive.is/LGjNj New Video Game Competition Format Announcement! | Pokemon.com (archived)]</ref> (Japanese: '''{{tt|青|あお}}い{{tt|五角形|ごかくけい}}のマーク''' ''blue pentagon mark''<ref>[http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/pokemonryuoh/pickup/131115_03.html 大会前に必ずチェック! | ポケモン竜王戦] (Japanese)</ref>) is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in the [[Generation VI]] games have. Pokémon that were [[Pokémon Egg|hatched]], caught, or received as a {{pkmn2|gift}} in a Generation VI game have the blue pentagon.
   
Prior to the release of [[Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire]], having a blue pentagon was referred to as being Kalos native.<ref>[http://assets22.pokemon.com/assets/cms/pdf/op/tournaments/2014/Play_Pokemon_VG_Rules_and_Formats_2014.pdf 2014 Play! Pokémon VG Rules and Formats] (PDF)</ref> While the blue pentagon is blue in the Generation VI games and [[Pokémon Bank]], it is black in the Generation VII games.
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Prior to the release of [[Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire]], having a blue pentagon was referred to as being Kalos native.<ref>[http://assets22.pokemon.com/assets/cms/pdf/op/tournaments/2014/Play_Pokemon_VG_Rules_and_Formats_2014.pdf 2014 Play! Pokémon VG Rules and Formats] (PDF)</ref> While the blue pentagon is blue in the Generation VI games and [[Pokémon Bank]], it is black in the Generation VII and VIII games.
   
 
All of the first 721 Pokémon can have the blue pentagon, as each of them can be caught, bred, or were distributed as an event Pokémon to Generation VI games.
 
All of the first 721 Pokémon can have the blue pentagon, as each of them can be caught, bred, or were distributed as an event Pokémon to Generation VI games.
   
===[[File:Black clover.png]] Black clover===
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{| class="roundy whitelinks" style="margin: auto; text-align: center; font-size: 80%; white-space: nowrap; border: 2px solid #{{blue color dark}}; background: #{{blue color}}"
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{blue color dark}}; background: #{{blue color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:Blue pentagon.png]]
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{blue color dark}}; background: #{{blue color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:Blue pentagon VII.png]]
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{blue color dark}}; background: #{{blue color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:Blue pentagon VIII.png|32px]]
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|-
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| {{gen|VI}}
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| {{gen|VII}}
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| {{gen|VIII}}
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|}
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===Black clover===
 
The '''black clover'''<ref name="feb17">[https://archive.is/TEWZn Battle in the 2017 International Challenge February | Pokémon Global Link (archived)]</ref> (also known as the '''Alola symbol'''<ref>[https://archive.is/tIguO Battle Today Using the 2017 Pokémon VG Championships Format | Pokemon.com (archived)]</ref>) is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in the [[Generation VII]] games have. Pokémon that were [[Pokémon Egg|hatched]], caught, or received as a {{pkmn2|gift}} in a Generation VII game have the black clover.
 
The '''black clover'''<ref name="feb17">[https://archive.is/TEWZn Battle in the 2017 International Challenge February | Pokémon Global Link (archived)]</ref> (also known as the '''Alola symbol'''<ref>[https://archive.is/tIguO Battle Today Using the 2017 Pokémon VG Championships Format | Pokemon.com (archived)]</ref>) is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in the [[Generation VII]] games have. Pokémon that were [[Pokémon Egg|hatched]], caught, or received as a {{pkmn2|gift}} in a Generation VII game have the black clover.
   
801 of the first 807 Pokémon can have the black clover, as only that many Pokémon can be caught, bred, or have been distributed as event Pokémon to Generation VII games.<!--Unown, Deoxys, Keldeo, Genesect, Diancie, Volcanion-->
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801 of the first 807 Pokémon can have the black clover, as only that many Pokémon can be caught, bred, or have been distributed as event Pokémon to Generation VII games. {{p|Unown}}, {{p|Deoxys}}, {{p|Keldeo}}, {{p|Genesect}}, {{p|Diancie}}, and {{p|Volcanion}} cannot have the black clover.
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{| class="roundy whitelinks" style="margin: auto; text-align: center; font-size: 80%; white-space: nowrap; border: 2px solid #{{black color dark}}; background: #{{black color}}"
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{black color dark}}; background: #{{black color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:Black clover.png]]
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{black color dark}}; background: #{{black color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:Black clover VIII.png|32px]]
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| {{gen|VII}}
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| {{gen|VIII}}
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|}
   
===[[File:GB icon.png]] Game Boy icon===
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===Game Boy icon===
 
The Game Boy icon<!--'''official name unknown'''--> is an origin marking that Pokémon transferred from the [[Generation I]] and {{gen|II}} [[Virtual Console]] games to Pokémon Bank via [[Poké Transporter]] have.
 
The Game Boy icon<!--'''official name unknown'''--> is an origin marking that Pokémon transferred from the [[Generation I]] and {{gen|II}} [[Virtual Console]] games to Pokémon Bank via [[Poké Transporter]] have.
   
Only the first 251 Pokémon, as well as the 18 [[List of Pokémon with cross-generational evolutions|evolutions of these Pokémon]] introduced in a later generation, can have the [[File:GB icon.png|Game Boy]] origin marking.
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Only the first 251 Pokémon, as well as the 18 [[List of Pokémon with cross-generational evolutions|evolutions of these Pokémon]] introduced in a later generation, can have the [[File:GB icon VIII.png|16px|Game Boy]] origin marking.
   
===[[File:GO icon PE.png|16px]] GO icon===
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{| class="roundy blacklinks" style="margin: auto; text-align: center; font-size: 80%; white-space: nowrap; border: 2px solid #777; background: #CCC"
The GO icon<!--'''official name unknown'''--> is an origin marking that Pokémon transferred from [[Pokémon GO]] via [[GO Park]] have. While it is in the programming of the [[Nintendo 3DS]] [[Generation VII]] games ([[File:GO icon.png|3DS GO icon]]), it was not used until [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]].
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #777; background: #EEE; width: 32px" | [[File:GB icon.png]]
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #777; background: #EEE; width: 32px" | [[File:GB icon VIII.png|32px]]
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|-
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| {{gen|VII}}
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| {{gen|VIII}}
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|}
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===GO icon===
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The GO icon<!--'''official name unknown'''--> is an origin marking that Pokémon transferred from [[Pokémon GO]] via [[GO Park]] have. While it is in the programming of the [[Nintendo 3DS]] [[Generation VII]] games, it was not used until [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]].
   
 
{{p|Mew}} is the only Pokémon available in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! that cannot have the [[File:GO icon PE.png|16px|GO]] origin marking.
 
{{p|Mew}} is the only Pokémon available in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! that cannot have the [[File:GO icon PE.png|16px|GO]] origin marking.
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{| class="roundy whitelinks" style="margin: auto; text-align: center; font-size: 80%; white-space: nowrap; border: 2px solid #{{blue color dark}}; background: #{{night color}}; color: #FFF"
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{blue color dark}}; background: #{{night color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:GO icon.png]]
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{blue color dark}}; background: #{{night color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:GO icon PE.png|16px]]
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{blue color dark}}; background: #{{night color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:GO icon VIII.png|32px]]
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|-
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| 3DS
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| PE
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| {{gen|VIII}}
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|}
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===Let's Go icon===
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The Let's Go icon<!--'''official name unknown'''--> is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]] have. Although it is not displayed in Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it is displayed in [[Pokémon Sword and Shield]].
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Only the first 151 Pokémon<!--, as well as the 22 [[List of Pokémon with cross-generational evolutions|cross-generational evolutions]] of Generation I Pokémon,--> can have the [[File:Let's Go icon.png|16px|Let's Go]] origin marking. As {{p|Meltan}} and {{p|Melmetal}} must be transferred from [[Pokémon GO]], they cannot have the [[File:Let's Go icon.png|16px|Let's Go]] origin marking.
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{| class="roundy blacklinks" style="margin: auto; text-align: center; font-size: 80%; white-space: nowrap; border: 2px solid #{{kanto color dark}}; background: #{{kanto color}}"
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{kanto color dark}}; background: #{{kanto color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:Let's Go icon.png|32px]]
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|}
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===Galar symbol===
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The '''Galar symbol'''<ref name="vgc20">[https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/2020-pokemon-video-game-championships-vgc-format-rules/ 2020 Pokémon Video Game Championships (VGC) Format Rules | Pokemon.com]</ref> is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in the [[Generation VIII]] games have. Pokémon that were [[Pokémon Egg|hatched]], caught, or received as a {{pkmn2|gift}} in a Generation VIII game have the Galar symbol.
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All Pokémon available in Pokémon Sword and Shield can have the [[File:Galar symbol.png|16px|Galar symbol]] origin marking.
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{| class="roundy blacklinks" style="margin: auto; text-align: center; font-size: 80%; white-space: nowrap; border: 2px solid #{{galar color dark}}; background: #{{galar color}}"
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| style="{{roundy|20px}}; border: 2px solid #{{galar color dark}}; background: #{{galar color light}}; width: 32px" | [[File:Galar symbol.png|32px]]
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|-
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| {{gen|VIII}}
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|}
   
 
===No origin marking===
 
===No origin marking===
Pokémon obtained in the [[Generation III]], {{gen|IV}}, {{gen|V}} games, along with [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]], do not have any origin marking.
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Pokémon obtained in the [[Generation III]], {{gen|IV}}, {{gen|V}} games do not have any origin marking. Although Pokémon obtained in [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]] do not display an origin marking in-game, they display one if transferred to [[Pokémon Sword and Shield]].
   
 
Only the first 649 Pokémon and {{p|Sylveon}} can lack an origin marking.
 
Only the first 649 Pokémon and {{p|Sylveon}} can lack an origin marking.
   
 
==Function==
 
==Function==
In official live tournaments in Generation VI and VII, as well as at the [[Battle Spot]] in [[Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire]], only Pokémon with a particular origin marking can be used. For Generation VI official live tournaments and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Battle Spot, only Pokémon with the blue pentagon can be used; for Generation VII official live tournaments, only Pokémon with the black clover can be used.
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In official live tournaments in Generation VI, VII, and VIII, as well as at the [[Battle Spot]] in [[Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire]], only Pokémon with a particular origin marking can be used. For Generation VI official live tournaments and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Battle Spot, only Pokémon with the blue pentagon can be used; for Generation VII official live tournaments, only Pokémon with the black clover can be used; for Generation VIII official live tournaments, only Pokémon with the Galar symbol can be used.
   
 
In [[Pokémon Bank]]'s list mode, it is possible to filter Pokémon by their origin marking (although it is not possible to filter for Pokémon that have none).
 
In [[Pokémon Bank]]'s list mode, it is possible to filter Pokémon by their origin marking (although it is not possible to filter for Pokémon that have none).
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In {{g|X and Y}}, if the player has owned a species of Pokémon, but only a Pokémon that does not have a blue pentagon, it will be marked in the [[Pokédex]] differently. The player will receive a crown on the Pokédex screen for each of the [[List of Pokémon by Kalos Pokédex number|Kalos Pokédexes]] only if the Pokédex is completed using only Pokémon that have a blue pentagon. The player will receive a different [[diploma]] for a Pokédex completed using Pokémon without a blue pentagon. It is still possible to obtain a crown and get the normal diploma if the Pokédex is later completed using only Pokémon with a blue pentagon.
 
In {{g|X and Y}}, if the player has owned a species of Pokémon, but only a Pokémon that does not have a blue pentagon, it will be marked in the [[Pokédex]] differently. The player will receive a crown on the Pokédex screen for each of the [[List of Pokémon by Kalos Pokédex number|Kalos Pokédexes]] only if the Pokédex is completed using only Pokémon that have a blue pentagon. The player will receive a different [[diploma]] for a Pokédex completed using Pokémon without a blue pentagon. It is still possible to obtain a crown and get the normal diploma if the Pokédex is later completed using only Pokémon with a blue pentagon.
   
In {{g|Sun and Moon}}, if the player talks to [[Shigeki Morimoto]] while they have a Pokémon with the Game Boy icon in their party, he will comment that it takes him back, then give a trivium about the development of the Generation I [[core series]] games. In {{g|Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon}}, he will also detail the development of the Generation II core series games if shown a Pokémon from the [[Virtual Console]] releases of {{g|Gold and Silver Versions}}.
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In {{g|Sun and Moon}}, if the player talks to [[Shigeki Morimoto]] while they have a Pokémon with the Game Boy icon in their party, he will comment that it takes him back, then give a trivium about the development of the Generation I [[core series]] games. In {{g|Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon}}, he will also detail the development of the Generation II core series games if shown a Pokémon from the [[Virtual Console]] releases of the Generation II games.
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==
{|
 
|- style="vertical-align:top"
 
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''Origin marking''
 
 
{{langtable|bordercolor={{Pokémon color}}|color={{Pokémon color light}}
 
{{langtable|bordercolor={{Pokémon color}}|color={{Pokémon color light}}
 
|zh_yue=來源地標記 ''{{tt|Lòihyùhndeih Bīugei|Place of origin mark}}''
 
|zh_yue=來源地標記 ''{{tt|Lòihyùhndeih Bīugei|Place of origin mark}}''
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|es=Símbolo regional
 
|es=Símbolo regional
 
}}
 
}}
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<div style="display:inline-block">
 
''Blue pentagon''
 
''Blue pentagon''
 
{{langtable|bordercolor={{blue color}}|color={{blue color light}}
 
{{langtable|bordercolor={{blue color}}|color={{blue color light}}
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|it=Pentagono blu<ref>[http://www.pokemon.com/it/novita-pokemon/un-nuovo-formato-nelle-competizioni-di-videogiochi/ Un nuovo formato nelle competizioni di videogiochi! | www.pokemon.it] (Italian)</ref>
 
|it=Pentagono blu<ref>[http://www.pokemon.com/it/novita-pokemon/un-nuovo-formato-nelle-competizioni-di-videogiochi/ Un nuovo formato nelle competizioni di videogiochi! | www.pokemon.it] (Italian)</ref>
 
|es=Pentágono azul<ref>[https://archive.is/0yb0q ¡Anuncio sobre el nuevo formato de competición de videojuegos! | Pokemon.es (archived)] (Spanish)</ref>
 
|es=Pentágono azul<ref>[https://archive.is/0yb0q ¡Anuncio sobre el nuevo formato de competición de videojuegos! | Pokemon.es (archived)] (Spanish)</ref>
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''Black clover''
 
''Black clover''
 
{{langtable|bordercolor={{black color}}|color={{black color light}}
 
{{langtable|bordercolor={{black color}}|color={{black color light}}
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|it=Fiore nero<ref name="feb17"/><br>Simbolo di Alola<ref>[http://www.pokemon.com/it/novita-pokemon/lotta-seguendo-le-regole-della-stagione-2017-dei-campionati-di-videogiochi-pokemon/ Lotta seguendo le regole della stagione 2017 dei campionati di videogiochi Pokémon | www.pokemon.it] (Italian)</ref>
 
|it=Fiore nero<ref name="feb17"/><br>Simbolo di Alola<ref>[http://www.pokemon.com/it/novita-pokemon/lotta-seguendo-le-regole-della-stagione-2017-dei-campionati-di-videogiochi-pokemon/ Lotta seguendo le regole della stagione 2017 dei campionati di videogiochi Pokémon | www.pokemon.it] (Italian)</ref>
 
|es=Símbolo negro en forma de cruz<ref name="feb17"/><br>Símbolo de Alola<ref>[https://archive.is/uwpJh Combate hoy mismo con el formato de los Campeonatos de Videojuegos Pokémon 2017 | Pokemon.es (archived)] (Spanish)</ref>
 
|es=Símbolo negro en forma de cruz<ref name="feb17"/><br>Símbolo de Alola<ref>[https://archive.is/uwpJh Combate hoy mismo con el formato de los Campeonatos de Videojuegos Pokémon 2017 | Pokemon.es (archived)] (Spanish)</ref>
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==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 21:13, 4 December 2019

The blue pentagon, a type of origin marking, highlighted on a Garchomp's status screen in Generation VI

An origin marking (Japanese: 出身地マーク place of origin mark) is an icon displayed on the summary screen of Pokémon in Pokémon Bank and from Generation VI onward that indicates the set of games it originated in. A Pokémon can only have one origin marking.

Pokémon that are hatched, caught, or received as a gift in a Generation I, II, VI, VII, or VIII game will have an origin marking. Even if the Pokémon's parents have different or no origin marking, a bred Pokémon's origin marking always matches the game in which it was bred.

On the summary screen, the origin marking is placed near the markings.

Types of origin marking

Blue pentagon

The blue pentagon[1][2] (Japanese: 五角形のマーク blue pentagon mark[3]) is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in the Generation VI games have. Pokémon that were hatched, caught, or received as a gift in a Generation VI game have the blue pentagon.

Prior to the release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, having a blue pentagon was referred to as being Kalos native.[4] While the blue pentagon is blue in the Generation VI games and Pokémon Bank, it is black in the Generation VII and VIII games.

All of the first 721 Pokémon can have the blue pentagon, as each of them can be caught, bred, or were distributed as an event Pokémon to Generation VI games.

Black clover

The black clover[5] (also known as the Alola symbol[6]) is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in the Generation VII games have. Pokémon that were hatched, caught, or received as a gift in a Generation VII game have the black clover.

801 of the first 807 Pokémon can have the black clover, as only that many Pokémon can be caught, bred, or have been distributed as event Pokémon to Generation VII games. Unown, Deoxys, Keldeo, Genesect, Diancie, and Volcanion cannot have the black clover.

Game Boy icon

The Game Boy icon is an origin marking that Pokémon transferred from the Generation I and II Virtual Console games to Pokémon Bank via Poké Transporter have.

Only the first 251 Pokémon, as well as the 18 evolutions of these Pokémon introduced in a later generation, can have the Game Boy origin marking.

GO icon

The GO icon is an origin marking that Pokémon transferred from Pokémon GO via GO Park have. While it is in the programming of the Nintendo 3DS Generation VII games, it was not used until Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!.

Mew is the only Pokémon available in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! that cannot have the GO origin marking.

Let's Go icon

The Let's Go icon is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! have. Although it is not displayed in Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it is displayed in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Only the first 151 Pokémon can have the Let's Go origin marking. As Meltan and Melmetal must be transferred from Pokémon GO, they cannot have the Let's Go origin marking.

Galar symbol

The Galar symbol[7] is an origin marking that Pokémon obtained in the Generation VIII games have. Pokémon that were hatched, caught, or received as a gift in a Generation VIII game have the Galar symbol.

All Pokémon available in Pokémon Sword and Shield can have the Galar symbol origin marking.

No origin marking

Pokémon obtained in the Generation III, IV, V games do not have any origin marking. Although Pokémon obtained in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! do not display an origin marking in-game, they display one if transferred to Pokémon Sword and Shield.

Only the first 649 Pokémon and Sylveon can lack an origin marking.

Function

In official live tournaments in Generation VI, VII, and VIII, as well as at the Battle Spot in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, only Pokémon with a particular origin marking can be used. For Generation VI official live tournaments and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Battle Spot, only Pokémon with the blue pentagon can be used; for Generation VII official live tournaments, only Pokémon with the black clover can be used; for Generation VIII official live tournaments, only Pokémon with the Galar symbol can be used.

In Pokémon Bank's list mode, it is possible to filter Pokémon by their origin marking (although it is not possible to filter for Pokémon that have none).

In Pokémon X and Y, if the player has owned a species of Pokémon, but only a Pokémon that does not have a blue pentagon, it will be marked in the Pokédex differently. The player will receive a crown on the Pokédex screen for each of the Kalos Pokédexes only if the Pokédex is completed using only Pokémon that have a blue pentagon. The player will receive a different diploma for a Pokédex completed using Pokémon without a blue pentagon. It is still possible to obtain a crown and get the normal diploma if the Pokédex is later completed using only Pokémon with a blue pentagon.

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, if the player talks to Shigeki Morimoto while they have a Pokémon with the Game Boy icon in their party, he will comment that it takes him back, then give a trivium about the development of the Generation I core series games. In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, he will also detail the development of the Generation II core series games if shown a Pokémon from the Virtual Console releases of the Generation II games.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 來源地標記 Lòihyùhndeih Bīugei
Mandarin 來源地標記 Láiyuándì Biāojì *
来源标记 Láiyuán Biāojì *
France Flag.png French Marque régionale
Germany Flag.png German Symbol der Region
Italy Flag.png Italian Simbolo della regione
South Korea Flag.png Korean 출신지 마크 Chulsinji Mark
Spain Flag.png Spanish Símbolo regional

Blue pentagon

Language Title
France Flag.png French Pentagone bleu[8][9]
Germany Flag.png German Blaues Fünfeck[10]
Italy Flag.png Italian Pentagono blu[11]
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pentágono azul[12]

Black clover

Language Title
France Flag.png French Symbole en forme de croix[5]
Marque d'Alola[13]
Germany Flag.png German Schwarzes Plus[5]
Alola-Symbol[14]
Italy Flag.png Italian Fiore nero[5]
Simbolo di Alola[15]
Spain Flag.png Spanish Símbolo negro en forma de cruz[5]
Símbolo de Alola[16]

References


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