Pokémon Taught Players A New Alphabet (But It Didn’t Really Work)

The Pokémon franchise has sought to be remarkably educational at times, producing spin-off titles and other media dedicated to informing on various subjects. Perhaps one of the most notable examples, however, comes from the core games themselves teaching many players a new alphabet. But with the practical applications of this being undeniably slim for most players after the fact, it is hard to say if this design choice was genuinely effective.

The Legendary Titans are an unusual group of Pokémon. As with most sets of minor Legendary Pokémon, they began with three members in Generation 3 – Regirock, Regice, and Registeel. …