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Cyllage City Gym

The second Pokemon Gym is found in Cyllage City. The Gym Leader is Grant, a Rock-Type Pokemon User.
Grant's Pokemon:
Level 25 Tyrunt
Level 25 Amaura
After you defeat Grant, you will receive the Cliff Badge and TM39 (Rock Tomb).

Battle Chateau (Marquis/Marchioness Rank): Viola

Viola's Team (Without Any Writs):
Level 40 Masquerain
Level 40 Vivillion

Battle Chateau (Marquis/Marchioness Rank): Grant

Grant's Team (Without Any Writs):
Level 40 Tyrantrum
Level 40 Aurorus

Battle Chateau (Duke/Duchess Rank): Drasna

Drasna's Team (Without Any Writs):
Level 55 Noivern
Level 55 Dragalge
Level 55 Altaria

HM01 (Cut)

HM01 (Cut) can be found within the Maze in Parfum Palace.

Courmaline City Gym

The fourth Pokemon Gym is found in Courmaline City. The Gym Leader is Ramos, a Grass-Type Pokemon User.
Ramos' Pokemon:
Level 30 Jumpluff
Level 31 Weepinbell
Level 34 Gogoat
After you defeat Ramos, you will receive the Grass Badge and TM86 (Grass Knot).

The Legendary Pokemon Articuno

If you chose Chespin as your Starter Pokemon, Articuno will begin roaming the Kalos Region after defeating the Elite Four. You can track it using your Pokedex. Unlike other games with roaming Pokemon, you will not be able to attack Articuno when in battle; it will flee before you can select a move. After finding it and it fleeing a couple times, Articuno will settle in Sea Spirit's Den where it can finally be battled.

Pokemon With Updated Stats: Gigalith

Many Pokemon in Pokemon X and Y have had their Stats updated. Gigalith is one of these Pokemon. Gigalith's Base Special Defense Stat has increased 10 Points, from 70 to 80. Gigalith is pretty terrible. A stat increase in any area won't change that.

Battle Chateau (Duke/Duchess Rank): Wilksttrom

Wilksttrom's Team (Without Any Writs):
Level 55 Scizor
Level 55 Aegislash
Level 55 Probopass

Medals

The following medals can be earned by performing a Game Sync and then completing the corresponding task on the Global Link.
Ace Pilot:
Use Fly in the field plenty of times.
Archeology Lover:
Revive a Pokemon from a fossil.
Battle Learner:
Fight 100 battles.
Battle Maison 20-Win Streak (Double):
Compelte 20 Double Battles in a row at the Battle Maison.
Battle Maison 20-Win Streak (Multi):
Compelte 20 Multi Battles in a row at the Battle Maison.
Battle Maison 20-Win Streak (Rotation):
Compelte 20 Rotration Battles in a row at the Battle Maison.
Battle Maison 20-Win Streak (Single):
Complete 20 Single Battles in a row a..

Pokemon With Updated Stats: Butterfree

Many Pokemon in Pokemon X and Y have had their Stats updated. Butterfree is one of these Pokemon. Butterfree's Base Special Attack Stat has increased 10 Points, from 80 to 90. This makes Butterfree an even better special attacker.

Battle Chateau (Duke/Duchess Rank): Viola

Viola's Team (Without Any Writs):
Level 50 Masquerain
Level 50 Vivillon

Shalour City Gym

The third Pokemon Gym is found in Shalour City. The Gym Leader is Korrina, a Fighting-Type Pokemon User.
Korrina's Pokemon:
Level 28 Machoke
Level 29 Mienfoo
Level 32 Hawlucha
After you defeat Korrina, you will receive the Rumble Badge and TM98 (Power-Up Punch).

Key Item: Reveal Glass

The Reveal Glass can be obtained in Reflection Cave. This items allows you to change Tornadus', Landorus', and Thundurus' Form.

Battle Maison - Nita - Streak of 50

After you have won fifty straight battles in Single Battle Mode in the Battle Maison, you will be challenged by Battle Chatelaine Nita. Her team is much harder this time around, consisting of all Legendary Pokemon.
Nita's Pokemon Team: Level 50 Tornadus, Level 50 Thundurus, Level 50 Landorus
Should you defeat her, you will earn a large amount of Battle Points (BP).

Massage Giver

The Massage Giver can be found within the house next to the Pokemon Center in Cyllage City. He is able to only give one massage per day. Like other Pokemon Games, this will increase your Pokemon's Happiness.

Pokemon With Updated Stats: Alakazam

Many Pokemon in Pokemon X and Y have had their Stats updated. Alakazam is one of these Pokemon. Alakazam's Base Special Defense Stat has increased 10 Points, from 85 to 95. Everyone knows Alakazam is a pure special attacker. It would have been better if they increase it's base speed or special attack (something that would have made Alakazam even better). But, this is okay, I guess. Alakazam might be able to take an extra Shadowball now.

Battle Chateau (Duke/Duchess Rank): Malva

Malva's Team (Without Any Writs):
Level 55 Talonflame
Level 55 Pyroar
Level 55 Chandelure

Unlock Power Ring Upgrade

When you have defeated the Elite 4 travel to Kiloude City and defeat your rival. Then travel to Anister City and talk to Professor Sycamore at the sundial to receive an upgrade to your Power Ring. This upgrade will allow you to find more evolutionary Mega Stones between 8pm and 9pm.

The Looker Detective Agency

Defeat the Elite 4 and unlock Kiloude City, then return to Lumiose City to receive a Holo Caster message from a detective named Looker. He will hire you as an assistant and have you go on sidequests.

Move Tutor: Pledge Moves

In a building in Laverre City is the Pledge Moves Move Tutor. This man can teach your Pokemon Grass Pledge, Fire Pledge, or Water Pledge if your Pokemon is able to learn it.

New Trainer Card Colours

Completing any of the following tasks will advance your Trainer Card colour from green to blue, then silver, then gold.
* Capture ALL Pokemon in the Kalos Pokedex.
* Get a 50-win streak in the Battle Maison.
* Defeat the Elite Four and Champion to enter the Hall of Fame.

Battle Maison - Dana - Streak of 20

After you have won twenty straight battles in Triple Battle Mode in the Battle Maison, you will be challenged by Battle Chatelaine Dana.
Dana's Pokemon Team: Level 50 Dragalge, Level 50 Whimsicott, Level 50 Magcargo, Level 50 Girafarig, Level 50 Piloswine, Level 50 Magneton
Should you defeat her, you will earn a large amount of Battle Points (BP).

Battle Chateau (Duke/Duchess Rank): Siebold

Siebold's Team (Without Any Writs):
Level 55 Starmie
Level 55 Clawitzer
Level 55 Barbaracle

Elite Four: Wikstrom

One of the Elite Four Members is Wikstrom. Wikstrom is a Steel-Type Pokemon User.
Wikstrom's Pokemon:
Level 63 Scizor
Level 63 Probopass
Level 63 Klefki
Level 65 Aegislash

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