Glastrier, Spectrier and Calyrex – Origin of Species

In this recurring series, I’ll analyze the origins of Pokémon designs, their culture, and their historical allusions to British culture. Glastrier Found in the Crown Tundra, Glastrier is based on a wild horse who has an affinity for the cold. Its body is a snowy white, with iceberg horseshoes. Its furry mane is sharp and … Read more

Fans have a gruesome new theory about Glastrier and Spectrier

The second DLC area for Pokémon Sword and Shield brought us to its namesake area, the Crown Tundra, and also introduced us to the Legendary Pokémon Calyrex and his two steeds: Glastrier and Spectrier. While there’s some great UK lore that seems to influence the horses’ designs, some fans say there may be a horrific … Read more