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Tao trio
{{p|Zekrom}} and {{p|Reshiram}} represent balance through the aspects of {{wp|Tao|Yin and Yang}}, respectively. Originally, they were a single dragon that helped found the Unova region's nation, but fighting between the [[Heroes of Truth and Ideals|two brothers]] who founded the nation split them into two halves. Despite this, the two Pokémon do not willingly fight each other.
In the games, [[Team Plasma]] hunt either Reshiram or Zekrom in {{game|Black and White|s}} in order to use them to liberate all Pokémon from their owners. [[N]] captures one of them and defeats [[Alder]]. The other dragon emerges from the [[Dragon Stones|Dragon Stone]] the player possesses, and the player must capture it and use it to defeat N. After his defeat, N rides off on his dragon to a far-off region. In [[Pokémon Black and White Versions 2|Pokémon Black 2 and White 2]], which take place two years later, [[Ghetsis]] revives Team Plasma and captures Kyurem in order to freeze and take control of the Unova region. N confronts him with Zekrom{{sup/5|B2}}/Reshiram{{sup/5|W2}}, but Ghetsis seizes the opportunity to fuse the Tao dragon with Kyurem using the [[DNA Splicers]] to create Black Kyurem{{sup/5|B2}}/White Kyurem{{sup/5|W2}}. The player defeats Kyurem and Ghetsis, restoring balance to the region.
Reshiram and Zekrom are the stars of [[M14|''Pokémon The Movie: White—Victini and Zekrom'' and ''Pokémon The Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram'']] along with Victini. Zekrom debuted in ''[[BW001|In The Shadow of Zekrom!]]'' causing [[Ash's Pikachu]]'s electric crisis, and appeared in numerous flashbacks and fantasies afterwards. Reshiram also debuted in a cameo at the beginning of ''[[BW001|In The Shadow of Zekrom!]]'' and had a large role in the "Episode N" arc, as [[Team Plasma]]'s target, appearing in ''[[BW122|What Lies Beyond Truth and Ideals!]]''. Reshiram and Zekrom make a cameo appearance in ''[[M18|Hoopa and the Clash of Ages]]''.
Kyurem is the star of ''[[M15|Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice]]'' along with Keldeo, where it seems as a ferocious Pokémon, and can change forms without the DNA Splicers. It is also capable of this when it appears in ''[[M18|Hoopa and the Clash of Ages]]''.
===Generation VI===
Three additional Legendary Pokémon were introduced in [[Generation VI]], totaling 38 Legendary Pokémon. This is the first generation to introduce fewer Legendary Pokémon than the generation before it.