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====Tower duo====
[[File:Lugia and ho-oh.jpg|200px|thumb|left|{{p|Lugia}} and {{p|Ho-Oh}}]]
The first [[version mascot]]s that were also Legendary Pokémon, {{p|Lugia}} and {{p|Ho-Oh}} are a pair of Legendary birds which formerly resided in [[Ecruteak City]] atop tall towers, leading to their designation. However, when the [[Burned Tower|Brass Tower]], the home of Lugia, was struck by lightning and burned to the ground, they both flew away, Lugia resolving to make its new home in the [[Whirl Islands]] and Ho-Oh to search the world for a pure-hearted Trainer. The two are thought to be as closely related as they are polar opposites, being based on the eastern legends of the {{wp|Fènghuáng}} and {{wp|Ryūjin}}. Lugia is confirmed to not be a one of a kind Pokémon, as multiples are seen in the anime. Ho-Oh is probably not unique as well.
 
In the games, Lugia does not play a central role in the Generation II storyline, instead being mentioned only as having lived in Ecruteak City before the Brass Tower burned. It is found in the Whirl Islands in the Generation II games and their {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s|remakes}} if the player holds a {{key|IV|Silver Wing}}. It reaches prominence in the storyline of {{g|XD: Gale of Darkness}}, in which [[Shadow Lugia|one]] is corrupted by [[Cipher]] to become the ultimate [[Shadow Pokémon]], unable to be purified. It is also available on [[Navel Rock]] in Generation III, as an event-exclusive Legendary Pokémon.
====Celebi====
[[File:Celebi Shrine.png|thumb|right|100px|{{p|Celebi}} on its [[Ilex Forest shrine|shrine]] in [[Ilex Forest]]]]
Although it has no relation to Mew that has been revealed, {{p|Celebi}} was dubbed the "New Mew" when it was introduced in Generation II because of their similar size and stats, as well as the status of being the last in the [[National Pokédex]] as of its generation and being unobtainable through normal gameplay. Unlike Mew, however, it was not believed to be the ancestor of all Pokémon, but merely the guardian of forests, traveling through time to make sure of their purity. Celebi was the second Mythical Pokémon to be released. Celebi is not a unique Pokémon, as many different Celebi are seen in the anime.
 
In the games, Celebi is available only by event, either directly (via [[Trade|trading]] or [[Mystery Gift]]), or, in {{game|Crystal}}, through an event involving the [[GS Ball]]. This made it the first Mythical Pokémon that was able to be captured from the wild in the games after using an event-only item, something which would continue forward up until Generation V. Celebi also makes an appearance in {{g|Colosseum}} and {{g|XD: Gale of Darkness}}, but it is unobtainable.