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Is Garchomp A WWII Fighter Jet!? - The Dex! Episode 102!
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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

Evidence:

  • 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.

Theory:

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

Other:

May be influenced by the Dungeons and Dragons monster Bulette.

Mega Edit

Theory:

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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