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Why do articuno, zapdos, and moltres have numbers in their name?

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The numbers are in Spanish.

Uno=1
Dos=2
Tres=3

asked Jul 19, 2010 by &Shining Yin
edited Jul 23, 2010 by Pokemaster
Hey my comment went into the answer.

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Best answer

There is no real reason, it is just something that Gamefreak decided to do. It also helps tell you their order in the Pokedex. Articuno, Zapdos, then Moltres.

answered Jul 19, 2010 by trachy
maybe cuz articuno is the first one and zapdos the second and moltres the third .