Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield – New Rivals and Pokémon Revealed

The Pokémon Company recently released a new trailer for Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield. The latest trailer features a look at some new Pokémon species as well as some of the other human cast.

First, the trailer took a look at some new Galarian Forms.

The new Galarian forms include:

  • Weezing
    Type: Poison/ Fairy
    Ability: Levivate/???
  • Galarian Zigzagoon
    Type: Dark/Normal
    Ability: Pickup/Gluttony
  • Galarian Linoone
    Type: Dark/ Normal
    Ability: Pickup/Gluttony

Additionally, it has also been revealed that Linoone will be receiving a new evolution.

The new evolution details include:

  • Obstagoon
    Type: Dark/Normal
    Ability: Reckless/Guts

Continuing on, a new Pokémon species was revealed. What is special about this Pokémon is that it will be one of the Pokémon species that will be featured in the Galar region that has the ability to “Form Change.”

The new Pokémon is:

  • Horpeko (Full Belly Mode)
    Type: Electric/Dark
    Ability: Hunger Switch
  • Morpeko (Hangry Mode)
    Aura Wheel Move Changes From Electric to Dark Type

Lastly, the trailer featured a look at some new rivals. The first new human character is named Bede. Not much is known about this character, however it seems Bede will be another trainer that the player will face throughout their travels. The trailer also featured a look at the villain team in the Galar Region named Team Yell who are fans of another trainer named Marnie.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be released on November 15.

Source: The Pokémon Company 

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