Another playable character reveal is slated for Pokkén Tournament, the Pokémon arcade fighting game headed to Wii U later this year.

In the announcement tweet from the official Pokkén Tournament Twitter account, the new fighter is said to have the Japanese character “ra” in its name.

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User Akxareth on Smashboards took the time to compile a list of all known Pokémon whose Japanese name includes the character “ra,” providing some possibilities for the new fighter’s identity:

    Aerodactyl
    Aggron
    Carracosta
    Chandelure
    Chansey
    Cinccino
    Darkrai
    Dragalge
    Drapion
    Drifblim
    Florges
    Flygon
    Galvantula
    Giratina
    Gliscor
    Granbull
    Groudon
    Gyarados
    Heatmor
    Heatran
    Heracross
    Hitmonchan
    Hitmonlee
    Hitmontop
    Honchkrow
    Hydreigon
    Jynx
    Kadabra
    Kangaskhan
    Kingdra
    Kingler
    Landorus
    Lanturn
    Latias
    Latios
    Lumineon
    Luxray
    Malamar
    Manectric
    Maractus
    Marowak
    Mightyena
    Parasect
    Raichu
    Raikou
    Rampardos
    Raticate
    Reshiram
    Reuniclus
    Sableye
    Scolipede
    Scyther
    Seadra
    Sigilyph
    Slowbro
    Sneasel
    Spewpa
    Stoutland
    Swampert
    Tentacruel
    Terrakion
    Tyranitar
    Tyrantrum
    Umbreon
    Vanilluxe
    Vileplume
    Zebstrika

The new character is scheduled to be revealed on January 15th.

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