More Prototype Pokemon Revealed: Gyarados, Scyther, Omega!
This morning, a TV special aired on Japanese network NHK featuring prerelease Pokemon material. It revealed prototype designs of Scyther, Gyarados, and a mechanical Pokemon named “Omega” that was ultimately scrapped. It also revealed that Cloyster was originally named Shellder:
In May, prototype Red & Green Pokemon sprites were revealed in a manga featuring Pokemon creator Satoshi Tajiri. This included scrapped designs for Pokemon named “Deer,” “Crocky,” “Cactus,” and “Jag.”