Pokémon of the Month

Month Pokémon Reasoning
December 2008 Delibird
Delibird
Christmas
January 2009 Zigzagoon
Zigzagoon
I don't know; I just picked a random favorite.
February 2009 Luvdisc
Luvdisc
Valentine's Day
March 2009 Luxray
Luxray
March comes in like a lion, out like a lamb.
April 2009 Giratina (Origin Forme)
Giratina (Origin Forme)
Pokémon Platinum was just released a few days prior to April.
May 2009 Ho-Oh
Ho-Oh
Pokémon Gold & Silver remakes were confirmed.
June 2009 Shaymin (Sky Forme)
Shaymin (Sky Forme)
Shaymin is in recent TCG sets, Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky, and the 2009 Burger King promotion.
July 2009 Solrock
Solrock
Solrock represents the sun, and the summer has a lot of that.
August 2009 Arceus
Arceus
Arceus was revealed outside of Japan on August 3.
September 2009 Lugia
Lugia
Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver (whose mascot is Lugia) were released on September 12, 2009.
October 2009 Gliscor
Gliscor
Gliscor doubles as a handy Halloween decoration.
November 2009 Blaziken
Blaziken
There isn't a turkey, but Blaziken is close enough. And it's on fire.
December 2009 Abomasnow
Abomasnow
It's the Abominable Snowman. What else can you say about it?
January 2010 Glalie
Glalie
My, it is cold in January! Wouldn't you agree that only the evolution of an ice type found at the bottom of a cave fits well?
February 2010 Gorebyss
Gorebyss
Gorebyss looks quite lovely, doesn't it? I think it fits well with the theme of February.
March 2010 Cyndaquil
Cyndaquil
Cyndaquil is one of the starters in HeartGold and SoulSilver, released this month.
April 2010 Bellossom
Bellossom
Springtime flowers smell lovely, and Bellossom is the perfect image for flowers.
May 2010 Typhlosion
Typhlosion
I had no idea what to choose, but the recent release of HgSs made me decide on this one.
June 2010 Snivy
Tsutaaja
A wild Snivy appeared! Snivy used B&W!
July 2010 Zoroark
Zoroark
Zoroark and its child, Zorua, star in the thirteenth Pokémon movie, which has a release this month.
August 2010 Victini
Victini
Victini, the Victory Pokémon, is one of the new Pokémon coming out in Black and White next month.
September 2010 Oshawott
Mijumaru
Oshawott is the cute water starter Pokémon of the Pokémon Black and White video games, released this month in Japan.
October 2010 Zekrom
Zekrom
Zekrom is the Pokémon on the cover of Pokémon White, catchable late in the game.
November 2010 Purrloin
Purrloin
Purrloin is an early cat Pokémon in the fifth generation.
December 2010 Vanillite
Vanillite
Vanillite is one of the odder Pokémon from Pokémon Black and White. Its evolutions are ice cream cones.
January 2011 Shiny Entei
Shiny Entei
The shiny beast event was recently announced and occurs later in the month. Entei is the first to be given away.
February 2011 Celebi
Celebi
Celebi, who played a key role in Zoroark: Master of Illusions, was given away at the end of February.
March 2011 Reshiram
Reshiram
Pokémon Black and White were released in March.
April 2011 Kyurem
Kyurem
The ice type legend, Kyurem, can cause massive blizzards. At the end of these blizzards is a fresh new season of spring, April.
July 2011 Ghost
Ghost
Due to the lack of a PotM for the last couple months, I decided to make this month's be the ghost from Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, FireRed and LeafGreen. Hehe, it's still technically a Pokémon. :P