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    Hitotsuki's English name revealed!: Localised name "Honedge" confirmed!

    After appearing in a special video recorded by Junichi Masuda at Japan Expo yesterday, The Pokémon Company International has announced the English name of Hitotsuki, a new Steel/Ghost-type Pokémon that appeared during the presentation.

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    Default Re: Hitotsuki's English name revealed!: Localised name "Honedge" confirmed!

    hone edge... pretty clever

    expect a fair share of these to be nicknamed pwnage
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    Default Re: Hitotsuki's English name revealed!: Localised name "Honedge" confirmed!

    Actually, I expect a good portion of the Honedge population to be nicknamed stuff like "Excalibur", "Soul Edge", "MastrSword", "Keyblade", "Andúril", and possibly even "Lightsaber". Hell, let's throw "Damocles" in there.
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    Default Re: Hitotsuki's English name revealed!: Localised name "Honedge" confirmed!

    Gotta say, I love the story behind it. A regular sword that became possessed by a spirit. Anyone who unwittingly grabs it, thinking it's a sword, will have their energy drained. Spooky and cool at the same time. This Mon HAS to be on my team now! It's just too cool to pass up.
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    Default Re: Hitotsuki's English name revealed!: Localised name "Honedge" confirmed!

    Not really a fan of the name, but I'll get used to it. I'm nicknaming it "Excaliboo". :P
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    I don't like this name at all. The French name, Monorpale, sounds better than this! xD

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    Default Re: Hitotsuki's English name revealed!: Localised name "Honedge" confirmed!

    I don't care if it doesn't technically have a "claw", this thing must learn Hone Claws.

    Because of the flavor text implying about the other abilities the ghost has besides wielding the sword it is stuck in, I'm honestly more interested on that sort of moves it could learn.
    I'm not sure about many ghost-related draining moves beyond Dream Eater (which is Psychic, but still), but I guess that's one thing it could have. I can see it with things like Mean Look and even Curse too.

    Makes me wonder if it might have moderately high special attack, too.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mokoniki View Post
    Not really a fan of the name, but I'll get used to it. I'm nicknaming it "Excaliboo". :P
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    Although I think Hexcalibur sounded the coolest. It'd be cool if this thing learned Hex too.

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    Honedge. I like it. Simple and it works.
    Quote Originally Posted by Glitchipedia View Post
    Actually, I expect a good portion of the Honedge population to be nicknamed stuff like "Excalibur", "Soul Edge", "MastrSword", "Keyblade", "Andúril", and possibly even "Lightsaber". Hell, let's throw "Damocles" in there.
    I'll go with Rhisling myself. 'Twas the name of Vector Prime's sword...aw, crap! I'll need an extra for my Palkia VectorPrym! (Going for a theme here.)

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    Default Re: Hitotsuki's English name revealed!: Localised name "Honedge" confirmed!

    but... pwnage rhymes with Honedge

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    Honedge... interesting. I'm naming mine Scathe.

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    Default Re: Hitotsuki's English name revealed!: Localised name "Honedge" confirmed!

    Quote Originally Posted by Gordon View Post
    but... pwnage rhymes with Honedge
    You mean Honedge rhymes with Stone Edge. Hehe. It'd be funny if this Pokemon could actually learn that move too. lol

    Anyway, not a bad name. Though I don't really get the meaning behind the "hone" part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kelleo View Post
    You mean Honedge rhymes with Stone Edge. Hehe. It'd be funny if this Pokemon could actually learn that move too. lol

    Anyway, not a bad name. Though I don't really get the meaning behind the "hone" part.
    "Hone" means to sharpen. So sharpen [the] edge. :P

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    Default Re: Hitotsuki's English name revealed!: Localised name "Honedge" confirmed!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mokoniki View Post
    "Hone" means to sharpen. So sharpen [the] edge. :P
    OH. I see now! That's pretty neat. :D

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