A Wild Magcargo Appeared!

Yannic Chen


There are many Pokémon with unique characteristics that are not just impossible for a living organism but would have serious physical consequences. Magcargo is one such Pokémon that is being investigated in this paper. Its internal temperature of 18,000 °F would not only be extremely harmful to surrounding organisms, but a sudden appearance would most likely kill any person before they knew what had happened.


Computer game; Physics; Thermodynamics; Pokemon

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