Victini is a dual type Psychic and Fire Mythical Pokemon introduced in Generation V. It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokemon. Take a look below for 26 fascinating and fun facts about Victini.
1. Victini is a small, rabbit like Pokemon with large, pointed ears which form the letter V.
2. It has large, blue eyes and a round, cream-colored head, which is comparatively large compared to its small, cream body, while the tops of its ears, crest, and extremities are all orange.
3. Its bulbous arms and legs are rounded to make a sort of “cuff” before ending with small, three-fingered hands and two-toed feet.
4. It has two pointed teeth that can be seen on its upper jaw.
5. It also has two cream winglike tails, which allows it to fly.
6. Though timid, it is a caring Pokémon; it will fight if its friends are in danger.
7. Victini is said to bring victory to the Trainer that befriends it.
8. It produces an infinite amount of energy within itself and can share it with others by touch.
9. It can also become invisible.
10. As shown in White—Victini and Zekrom and Black—Victini and Reshiram, it can send visions to people.
11. It has been shown to enjoy eating macarons, although it sometimes chokes on them.
12. In the same movie, it has also been seen near an Oran Berry bush.
13. Victini is the only known Pokémon that can learn Searing Shot.
14. Victini was first shown in a preview for the 14th Pokémon movie at the end of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
15. Victini’s Unova Pokédex number is 000, making it the only Pokémon to legitimately have the number 000 in any Pokédex listing.
16. Victini is the only Pokémon to be listed before the starter Pokémon of its home region.
17. According to an IGN interview, Victini is Junichi Masuda’s favorite Generation V Pokémon.
18. Victini was designed by Mana Ibe and it was meant to appeal more to girls than to boys.
19. In Black 2 and White 2, if Victini is taken to Liberty Garden, it will come out of its Poké Ball and dance around happily.
20. Victini is the only Mythical Pokémon from Generation V to not have a form change.
21. Victini appears in Pokémon Battle Chess. To use it, one must have their Egg damaged three times, then Victini hatches and behaves like a king piece in chess. When the player loses their Victini, they lose. Along with Emboar, it is the only Pokémon that has its power raised when damaged.
22. Victini’s appearance seems to be based on usagi-ringo, a method of cutting apple slices to make them look similar to rabbits. Conceptually, it might draw inspiration from Nike, the Greek, winged goddess of victory; or Victoria, the Roman equivalent of Nike. Its tail wings may be a reference to Nike’s wings.
23. Its theme of “V” could be linked to it being somewhat of the fifth Generation’s mascot, “V” being the Roman numeral for 5. “V” could also be a reference to the V sign.
24. Victini may be a combination of victory and destiny, teeny, or tiny.
25. Victini appeared in White—Victini and Zekrom and Black—Victini and Reshiram. It lived in Eindoak Town, where it was a friend of the King of the People of the Vale one thousand years prior to the movies. In the present day, it was targeted by Damon in his plan to fly the Sword of the Vale back to the Kingdom of the Vale and resurrect his peoples’ glory.
26. A Victini appeared in Pikachu, What’s This Key?. It was one of the Mythical Pokémon visited by Pikachu and his friends, courtesy of Klefki’s keys. It rescued Pikachu and brought him back to safety as he was falling into a chasm.