Difference between revisions of "Scyther (Pokémon)"

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As indicated by its category, Scyther seems to be based on a {{wp|mantis}} - most closely resembling the {{wp|European mantis}} and the {{wp|Chinese mantis}} - with arms shaped like {{wp|scythe}}s. It also possesses some {{wp|reptile|reptilian}} characteristics (e.g. teeth, claws, bipedal stance) that give it similarities to {{wp|Dromaeosauridae|dromaeosaurid}} dinosaurs. As indicated in its Pokédex entries, it may also be based on a ninja. There are similarities to the kamikiri, a haircutting yokai with sharp claws and teeth that may look like an insect.
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