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Old 03-18-2004, 11:58 PM
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Default Re: Deoxys ~ Name Origin

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Originally Posted by AggronTrainer
I can't believe I just realized this but Deoxy is the first part of DNA. Is that where Deoxys came from (most likely...) if so, why did the choose that name for this monkey-like Pokemon? Anyone know? By the way, for all u ppl who don't know, DNA stands for DeoxyriboNucleicAcid! go me!
Well, the ruby pokedex info states the following:

"The DNA of a space virus underwent a sudden mutation upon exposure to a laser beam and resulted in DEOXYS. The crystalline organ on this POKéMON's chest appears to be its brain."

That's most likely why. ^^
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