Artist Michael Casteel has reimagined the Pokédex as something you would have found in the tattered diary of a 19th-century British man with a Pith helmet and a magnificent beard.

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He calls it his "Pokémon Field Guide", and alongside the hand-drawn illustrations are rough notes detailing the first encounters between the bumbling Professor Baobab and the elusive creatures.

These are just a handful of the images from the gallery; to see the whole thing, head to Casteel's gallery below.

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Pokémon Field Guide [DeviantArt, via Go Nintendo]


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