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Forces of Nature (Adventures)

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Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus in their Therian Forme in Pokémon Adventures

The Forces of Nature are a trio of Legendary Pokémon in the Pokémon Adventures manga.

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Tornadus

Team Plasma's Tornadus
プラズマ団のトルネロス Plasma-dan's Tornelos
Poké Ball
Team Plasma Tornadus Adventures.png
Team Plasma's Tornadus
Team Plasma Tornadus Therian Forme Adventures.png
Tornadus in Therian Forme
Debuts in A Stormy Time in the Battle Subway
Caught at Unova
Gender Male
Ability Prankster*
Current location With Team Plasma
Tornadus
This Pokémon is fully evolved.

Team Plasma's Tornadus (Japanese: プラズマ団のトルネロス Plasma-dan's Tornelos) was the second of the Forces of Nature to appear.

History

Black & White chapter

Tornadus first appeared in A Stormy Time in the Battle Subway. He fought against Thundurus in a field the Battle Subway train happened to be passing by. The intense weather created from the battle activated the train's emergency stop system, forcing it to wait until the weather cleared up. White, not wanting the train and field to be damaged during the battle, decided to step in and stop the two Pokémon, but her lack of skill as a Trainer prevented her from doing damage to either. Shauntal stepped in and attack the two with her Jellicent, but only succeed in enraging Tornadus and Thundurus further. Shauntal reveals that her intention was to provoke the two so that Landorus would be forced to appear and stop Tornadus and Thundurus from fighting. As Landorus takes Tornadus and Thundurus away, the three Pokémon are captured by Giallo.

Giallo later gave the Forces of Nature to the Shadow Triad to aid in their mission to steal the Dark Stone from the Nacrene Museum. During the mission, the Shadow Triad face the Unova Gym Leaders in battle, but are eventually defeated. Not willing to give up, the Shadow Triad summon Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus and have them trap the Gym Leaders in a vortex of their respective elements. Though they won the battle, the vortex accidentally destroyed the door to the safe house where the Dark Stone was held. After their attempt to forcefully open the safe house's door fails, the Shadow Triad have the Forces of Nature take the captured Gym Leaders to N's Castle.

The Forces of Nature were later given to Colress in order to figure out how to change them into their Therian Formes. In Cold Hard Truth, Colress, disguised as Hood Man, sends out Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus to battle against the Unova Elite Four. During the battle, Shauntal battles against Tornadus with her Golurk. Though he fails in transforming the Forces of Nature into their Therian Formes, Colress discovers the secret to their Forme Change is mirrors and sets out to find the correct mirror.

Black 2 & White 2 chapter

Two years later, Blake, hearing that strange winds were reported on Route 20, went there to investigate. Shortly after arriving, Tornadus appeared before him and transformed into its Therian Forme. Recognizing Tornadus's strength, Blake sends out Kelden to battle alongside Dewott. Kelden and Dewott's combination attacks overwhelm Tornadus, but it begins ignoring them to go after Giallo, who had rejected the decision to make Colress the new leader of Team Plasma. Tornadus grabs Giallo and attempts to take him away, but is soon frozen by Kelden's attacks. With Tornadus defeated, the Team Plasma Grunts controlling him recall Tornadus and retreat.

In Therian Forme III, Colress sent out Tornadus to battle against Blake at Driftveil City. Tornadus blocked Blake's Dewott's attacks, allowing Colress to run away with a captured Zinzolin. Not wanting to let his targets get away, Blake had Dewott battle against Tornadus while he chased after Colress. Soon after, Tornadus defeated the Discipline Pokémon.

In PS545, Tornadus is sent out by the Shadow Triad alongside Thundurus and Landorus to fight the Swords of Justice.

Personality and characteristics

Tornadus is a powerful Pokémon, holding his own against other Legendary and Mythical Pokémon like Thundurus and Kelden. In its Therian Forme, Tornadus is incredibly fast, and was stated by Blake that Genesect's High-Speed Flight Form was inferior to the Cyclone Pokémon's speed. Rough weather typically accompanies Tornadus and he is said to never stay in the same place for more than five minutes. He has a strong rivalry with Thundurus, as the two battle so often it is common knowledge that Landorus is constantly restraining them from fighting.

Moves used

Therian Forme

Team Plasma Tornadus Air Slash Therian Forme Adventures.png
Using Air Slash
Move First Used In
Air Slash Legendary Tornadus
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Thundurus

Team Plasma's Thundurus
プラズマ団のボルトロス Plasma-dan's Voltolos
Poké Ball
Team Plasma Thundurus Adventures.png
Team Plasma's Thundurus
Team Plasma Thundurus Therian Forme Adventures.png
Thundurus in Therian Forme
Debuts in Battle on a Roller Coaster
Caught in A Stormy Time in the Battle Subway
Caught at Unova
Gender Male
Ability Prankster*
Current location With Team Plasma
Thundurus
This Pokémon is fully evolved.

Team Plasma's Thundurus (Japanese: プラズマ団のボルトロス Plasma-dan's Voltolos) was the first of the Forces of Nature to appear.

History

Black & White chapter

Prior to the start of the Black & White chapter, as a child, Elesa encountered Thundurus on her way to her grandmother's house on Route 7. The incident inspired Elesa to try and capture Thundurus, as she wished to become an Electric-type expert.

Thundurus first appeared in Battle on a Roller Coaster, where Black encountered him outside the Nimbasa Gym. Due to a malfunction at the Gym's roller coaster, Black was trapped inside a roller coaster car and was taken outside, where he encountered the Bolt Strike Pokémon, who proceeded to shock Black with electricity and disappear. Though injured from the experience, Black was freed from the car.

In A Stormy Time in the Battle Subway, Thundurus fought against Tornadus in a field the Battle Subway train happened to be passing by. The intense weather created from the battle activated the train's emergency stop system, forcing it to wait until the weather cleared up. White, not wanting the train and field to be damaged during the battle, decided to step in and stop the two Pokémon, but her lack of skill as a Trainer prevented her from doing damage to either. Shauntal stepped in and attack the two with her Jellicent, but only succeed in enraging Thundurus and Tornadus further. Shauntal reveals that her intention was to provoke the two so that Landorus would be forced to appear and stop Thundurus and Tornadus from fighting. As Landorus takes Thundurus and Tornadus away, the three Pokémon are captured by Giallo.

Giallo later gave the Forces of Nature to the Shadow Triad to aid in their mission to steal the Dark Stone from the Nacrene Museum. During the mission, the Shadow Triad face the Unova Gym Leaders in battle, but are eventually defeated. Not willing to give up, the Shadow Triad summon Thundurus, Tornadus, and Landorus and have them trap the Gym Leaders in a vortex of their respective elements. Though they won the battle, the vortex accidentally destroyed the door to the safe house where the Dark Stone was held. After their attempt to forcefully open the safe house's door fails, the Shadow Triad have the Forces of Nature take the captured Gym Leaders to N's Castle.

The Forces of Nature were later given to Colress in order to figure out how to change them into their Therian Formes. In Cold Hard Truth, Colress, disguised as Hood Man, sends out Thundurus, Tornadus, and Landorus to battle against the Unova Elite Four. During the battle, Caitlin battles against Thundurus with her Gothitelle. Though he fails in transforming the Forces of Nature into their Therian Formes, Colress discovers the secret to their Forme Change is mirrors and sets out to find the correct mirror.

Black 2 & White 2 chapter

Two years later, Thundurus was used alongside Landorus to attack Zinzolin at the Cold Storage. When Blake arrived in the area, he found Zinzolin, unconscious and defeated, along with Thundurus and Landorus. When Thundurus and Landorus spotted Blake, they changed into their Therian Formes. Blake had his Kabutott battle against Thundurus while he chased after Colress. Soon after, Thundurus defeated the Shellfish Pokémon.

In PS545, Thundurus is sent out by the Shadow Triad alongside Tornadus and Landorus to fight the Swords of Justice.

Personality and characteristics

Thundurus is a powerful Pokémon, holding his own against other Legendary Pokémon like Tornadus. Thundurus is incredibly fast, said to be able to fly from corner to corner of Unova in just one day. Rough weather typically accompanies Thundurus and he is said to never stay in the same place for more than five minutes.

Landorus

Team Plasma's Landorus
プラズマ団のランドロス Plasma-dan's Landlos
Poké Ball
Team Plasma Landorus Adventures.png
Team Plasma's Landorus
Team Plasma Landorus Therian Forme Adventures.png
Landorus in Therian Forme
Debuts in A Stormy Time in the Battle Subway
Caught at Unova
Gender Male
Ability Sand Force*
Current location With Team Plasma
Landorus
This Pokémon is fully evolved.

Team Plasma's Landorus (Japanese: プラズマ団のランドロス Plasma-dan's Landlos) was the third of the Forces of Nature to appear.

History

Black & White chapter

Landorus first appeared in A Stormy Time in the Battle Subway, where it appeared to stop the battle between Tornadus and Thundurus near the Battle Subway train. Landorus quickly restrains the two and begins to take them away in to the sky. As they depart, Landorus, Tornadus, and Thundurus were captured by Giallo.

Giallo later gave the Forces of Nature to the Shadow Triad to aid in their mission to steal the Dark Stone from the Nacrene Museum. During the mission, the Shadow Triad face the Unova Gym Leaders in battle, but are eventually defeated. Not willing to give up, the Shadow Triad summon Landorus, Tornadus, and Thundurus and have them trap the Gym Leaders in a vortex of their respective elements. Black attempts to stop the Shadow Triad's attack, but Landorus easily defeats Black's Bo and sends it flying. Though they won the battle, the vortex accidentally destroyed the door to the safe house where the Dark Stone was held. After their attempt to forcefully open the safe house's door fails, the Shadow Triad have the Forces of Nature take the captured Gym Leaders to N's Castle.

The Forces of Nature were later given to Colress in order to figure out how to change them into their Therian Formes. In Cold Hard Truth, Colress, disguised as Hood Man, sends out Landorus, Tornadus, and Thundurus to battle against the Unova Elite Four. During the battle, Marshal battles against Landorus with his Sawk. Though he fails in transforming the Forces of Nature into their Therian Formes, Colress discovers the secret to their Forme Change is mirrors and sets out to find the correct mirror.

Black 2 & White 2 chapter

Two years later, Landorus was used alongside Thundurus to attack Zinzolin at the Cold Storage. When Blake arrived in the area, he found Zinzolin, unconscious and defeated, along with Landorus and Thundurus. When Landorus and Thundurus spotted Blake, they changed into their Therian Formes. Blake had his Glisott battle against Landorus while he chased after Colress. Soon after, Landorus defeated the Fang Scorpion Pokémon.

In PS545, Landorus is sent out by the Shadow Triad alongside Tornadus and Thundurus to fight the Swords of Justice.

Personality and characteristics

Landorus is a very powerful and serious Pokémon, easily winning against other Legendary Pokémon like Tornadus and Thundurus.

In the TCG

Landorus is featured in the TCG as one of Team Plasma's Pokémon. The following is a list of cards featuring Landorus.

Landorus
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Landorus Fighting BW Black Star Promos   BW79 BW-P Promotional cards   192/BW-P
 

Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus.


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