Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield Arriving November 15th!
The Pokémon Direct from this morning did not disappoint! Lots of new info was jam-packed into the
First, we saw a new mechanic for this game, Dynamaxing! Check it out in action in the video below!
We also saw some brand new Pokémon for the Galar region!
Wooloo is a Normal type Sheep Pokémon. Their wool is specialty product of the region.
Corviknight is a Flying/Steel type Raven Pokémon.
They are used as a taxi service, taking people from town to town.
Drednaw is a Water/Rock type Bite Pokémon.
Their jaws can bite through rock and iron, and only the most skilled trainers can tame them.
Glossifleur is a Grass type Flowering Pokémon.
Their pollen has healing properties and was used a popular remedy for sick children in the Galar region.
Eldegoss is a Grass type Cotton Bloom Pokémon, and is the evolution of Glossifleur.
The seeds on Eldegoss’s head are highly nutritious for both people and Pokémon.
As well as some important new people from the Galar region!
Main Character (Male) & Main Character (Female)
“Leon is the current Champion of the Galar region and has never been defeated in an official Pokémon battle. His personality, together with his peerless skill, has made him extremely popular. He truly deserves the title of “the greatest Trainer in all of Galar”.” pokemon.com
“Hop is Leon’s younger brother and will become one of
your rivals. He and you are neighbors, and you’ll begin your journeys
on the same day. He aims to become Champion, just like his older
“Sonia is the granddaughter of Professor Magnolia, and
she’s Leon’s childhood friend. She’s also a young researcher, who
serves as assistant to Professor Magnolia. She’s very knowledgeable and
will offer helpful advice to aid you on your adventure!”
“Professor Magnolia is the preeminent Pokémon Professor
of the Galar region. Her main focus of research has been the Dynamax
phenomenon. She shares her home with Sonia and has given her a certain
“Milo is one of the Gym Leaders of the Galar region.
He has a kind heart and is well liked by the Trainers of his Gym. His
credo is to always enjoy battles, and he specializes in endurance
matches using Grass-type Pokémon.”
The last thing they showed was a video with the new legendaries, Zacian and Zamazenta!
“Zacian attacks so gracefully that its movements can even captivate its opponents. It holds what appears to be a sword in its mouth.”
“Its shining blade can cut through anything.”
“Zamazenta’s regal and majestic movements overwhelm any opponents that dare face it. Its body is covered in what seems to be a shield.”
“Its gleaming shield can turn back any attack.”