We've seen plenty of high-quality realistic takes on Pokémon, but science-fiction artist renditions are rare.

The piece was drawn by ChasingArtwork on DeviantArt. Most of their work involves the roboticizing of known franchises. You can see more of ChasingArtwork's work on their Facebook page here.

We recently spoke with Pokémon's producer Junichi Masuda about the series and the recently released Pokémon X & Y. You can check out that Afterwords interview here.

[Source: ChasingArtwork on DeviantArt, via Reddit]