Mew's Design Analysis

An illustration of Mew created for the 20th anniversary of Pokemon
An illustration of Mew created for the 20th anniversary of Pokémon

Mew was designed to be the most ancient ancestor Pokémon, with untold psychic powers and the ability to learn any move; it is an almost impossible to find creature, believed by many to no longer even exist. Let us explore what elements went into the conception of this important and intriguing Pokémon, and how its design has changed over the years of the Pokémon franchise.