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Suicune (Pokémon)

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==In the anime==
===In the main series===
====Major[[File:Suicune appearances====M20.png|thumb|left|250px|Suicune in the {{pkmn|anime}}]]
[[File:Suicune M20.png|250px|thumb|left|Suicune in the {{pkmn|anime}}]]
[[File:Suicune M13.png|thumb|250px|{{Shiny}} Suicune in the anime]]
====Major appearances====
====={{DL|Recurring wild Pokémon in the anime|Suicune|Suicune (anime)}}=====
In ''[[EP117|Don't Touch That 'dile]]'', {{Ash}}, {{an|Misty}}, and {{an|Brock}} spotted a Suicune in the middle of a lake near [[New Bark Town]]. When it noticed the group, it ran away. In ''[[EP227|For Ho-Oh the Bells Toll!]]'', Suicune showed up in [[Ecruteak City]] after one of the [[Clear Bell|Crystal Bells]] from the [[Bell Tower]] was destroyed.
===In Pokémon Generations===
[[File:Suicune PG.png|thumb|250px|Suicune in [[Pokémon Generations]]]]
===In Pokémon Generations===
A {{pkmn2|wild}} Suicune appeared in [[Ecruteak City]] in ''[[PG06|The Reawakening]]''. It first appeared during a flashback about the creation of the [[legendary beasts]], then it briefly appeared before [[Eusine]] in the present day.
Suicune is thoughtseems to be based on numerous creatures and mythological deities, mainly the {{wp|Qilin}} or "Kirin", an Eastern legend that has traits of {{wp|Chinese dragon}}s, {{wp|unicorn}}s, {{wp|deer}}, {{wp|big cat}}s, and other beasts. The Qilin was said to be able to walk on water and is known to be a powerful and peaceful creature. The crest on Suicune's head roughly matches the description of the beast's antlers. The spots of Suicune are also significant, seeming to combine the spots of a {{wp|leopard}}, taking homage from {{wp|Fūjin}}, the Shinto god of The North Wind, who wears leopard skin. Leopards themselves are found in Asia and are featured in myths that show it is a widely respected sacred animal like the Qilin. The way it runs and roars in the anime may also relate to the leopard. Being a Pokémon that represents the wind and rain, Suicune may also be based on some of the world's numerous myths of wind deities. Suicune's mane is meant to resemble a northern {{wp|aurora}}.
====Name origin====