Draconid people

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Zinnia, one of the Draconid people

The Draconid people (Japanese: 流星 Meteor people) are an ancient tribe of people that live in the Hoenn region.

In the games

The Draconid people first appeared in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. The only known members are Zinnia and her grandmother.

Originally, they were a tribe of Dragon-type Pokémon Trainers that lived in Meteor Falls, in a time when meteors constantly showered the area and Primal Groudon and Primal Kyogre fought, until the super-ancient Pokémon were stopped by Rayquaza. A thousand years later, when a meteor struck what is now Sootopolis, Groudon and Kyogre were awakened. The Lorekeeper, standing with a rainbow stone, wished for Rayquaza to return. When it returned, that wish allowed Rayquaza to Mega Evolve. After a fierce battle, Groudon and Kyogre returned to the depths, and Rayquaza returned to the sky. Afterwards, the Draconids built the Sky Pillar, where they can summon their Lord Rayquaza. The Sky Pillar is decorated with a mural painted by the Draconids. After a thousand years of peace, they foretold that a meteor would strike once again, and planned to call Rayquaza to prevent it from striking the Pokémon world.

According to a Scientist at the Devon Corporation, the Draconids found that their Key Stones would react with Rayquaza's mikado organ, allowing it to Mega Evolve.

In the manga

Five Draconids in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

The Draconid people debut in the Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire chapter of Pokémon Adventures. They are a tribe of people that live with Dragon-type Pokémon and worship Rayquaza, who they refer to as the "Dragon Lord" (Japanese: 竜神様). Known members include Zinnia, Aster, Jinga, Renza, Tomatoma, and the village Elder. The Draconids live in a place located underneath Meteor Falls named Meteor Village, which is led by their Elder. A millennium ago, the Draconids foresaw that a giant meteoroid would crash into the planet and destroy it. The current generation spends their time attempting to avert this crisis.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese 流星の民 Ryūsei no Tami From 流星 ryūsei (meteor) and 竜 ryū (dragon)
English Draconid people From the Draconid meteor shower, which is derived from draco (Latin for dragon)
French Peuple du Météore From météore (meteor)
German Meteoraner From Meteor (meteor)
Italian Popolo delle meteore From meteore (meteor)
Spanish Clan Meteoro From meteoro (meteor)
Korean 유성의 민족 Yuseong-yi Minjok From 유성 yuseong (meteor)

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