Loaded with childhood memories, The Pokémon series has been around for quite some time now. With 1996 marking the release of its first edition, this passed weekend now plays host to the release of Pokémon X & Y. So forget those old strategies and techniques; keep reading below for 7 enlightening secrets of the game:

Super Training Surpases EV Training: The Pokémon’s Efforts & individual values (EVs and IVs) are now replaced with new mini-games. Instead of dueling with opponents with a specific targeted stat increase in your mind, this is the fastest way to increase stats. Shoot balls into a goal or tap the life out of your mouse on the punching bag

Super Secret Training allows you to yield rare items for prizes. Max out a Pokémon’s EVs during Super Training and you can obtain rare evolution stones!

Gain Experience Points by Catching Pokémon. One no longer needs to choose between new experience or a new creature. Just catch and power up.

Eevee evolves to Sylveon .This new fairy type evolution is attainable by raising Eevee’s 3 Pokemon-Amie stats (Affection, Fullness & Enjoyment) to max . Next teach her a fairy-type move or a use a Fairy TM on your critter. Head into the grass, gain a level and evolve.

Call the menu by pressing X, select bag, navigate to the Key Items Pocket & Get Items Registered onto the quick menu.

To catch Mewtwo, reach the western side of the Pokémon village Cross the stream, defeat the elite four and whip out a master ball to capture him.

Critical Captures increase with simply more and more Pokémon captures. Instead of bobbing thrice, in a critical capture, the Poké ball bobs once and clicks