#227 Skarmory - Its sturdy wings look heavy, but they are actually light and hollow, allowing them to travel up to 190 mph (300 km/h). Skarmory’s steel wings become tattered and bashed in from repeated battles, but once a year the battered wings grow back completely and are restored to a pristine state. Skarmory choose to build their nests out of sharp brambles and thorns; this ensures their offspring’s safety, as not many other Pokémon can get near and their offspring’s skin will be scratched until it is hard like its parents’.
Tohoku Kids and Adults enjoy their dream ride on Pokemon Train.
As Tohoku was devastatingly affected by a 2011 tsunami, this train offers people who are still dealing with the aftermath an escape from their troubles, even if it’s just for awhile. The locomotive is called the ‘Pokemon with YOU train’ and travels between Narutō and Chōshi.