Así era el sprite y el nombre de Celebi en la beta de Pokémon Oro y Plata

This was the sprite and the name of Celebi in the beta of Pokémon Gold and SilverMonths before the development of Pokémon Gold and Silver was finished, the beta sprites of the new creatures that would be introduced was very different from the current one, as is the case with Celebi.

This legendary, plant-like Pokémon was originally to be called “Kokopelli,” referring to the Native American “god of music and fertility. Dr. Lava has posted on his Twitter account what both the initial and final versions look like, and an illustration of what Celebi (or Kokopelli) would have looked like if his first design had been kept. You can take a look at it below: