Is Garchomp A WWII Fighter Jet!? - The Dex! Episode 102!
Season -, Episode 102
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Air date Mar 3, 2015
Written by Alex Faciane, Kellie Whisler
Directed by The National Dex
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Is Garchomp A WWII Fighter Jet!? - The Dex! is the one hundred second episode of The Dex Trivia and Battle Strategy series. It's hosted by Plumber/Telegram Alex and Pokekellz and it covers the Mach Pokemon, Garchomp! Aired on March 3, 2015.

"Every week on The Dex, Alex and PokeKellz present battle strategy and trivia for a different Pokemon! This week, is Garchomp related to Sharpedo?" - Youtube Description.

Intro Trivia Edit

  • Used by Cynthia.
  • Base value of 70.
  • Most of his Pokedex entries mention jet planes.
  • It's fins allow him to fly quickly.
  • It's design resembles the paintings on the noses on military planes.
  • The most notable military planes with shark faces were the Flying Tigers.

Animal Influences Edit

Animal Influence


  • Garchomp has many design influences taken from sharks.
  • Name is based off of the word Carcharodon, genus of sharks.
  • Garchomp shares many similarities with Sharpedo.


Garchomp and Sharpedo may have been the same Pokemon long ago in the past, but diverged.


May be influenced by the Dungeons and Dragons monster Bulette.

Mega Edit


Mega Garchomp may be based off the Kaiju Gigan, with Tyranitar being Godzilla.

Battle Strategy Edit

Mega Mixed Edit

  • Item: Garchompite
  • Ability: Rough Skin
  • Nature: Naughty
  • EVs: Sp. Attack and Speed
  • Moves:
    • Stone Edge
    • Earthquake
    • Draco Meteor
    • Fire Blast
  • Use it on a Sandstorm Team

Standard Scarfed Edit

  • Item: Choice Scarf
  • Ability: Rough Skin
  • Nature: Naive
  • EVs: Attack, and Speed
  • Moves:
    • Rock Slide
    • Earthquake
    • Outrage
    • Fire Blast

Jokes and References Edit

  • Alex says he's Pokekellz, a plumber, and a telegram.
  • A clip of a dancing Garchomp.
  • Jawsome

Gallery Edit

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