Pokemon Sword and Shield release date confirmed, new Pokemon, characters, galar region and more

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Pokemon Sword and Shield Release Date
Pokemon Sword and Shield Release

Today, at Nintendo direct announced Pokemon Sword and Shield release date along with a bunch of new pokemon and exciting information.

Pokemon Sword and Shield new Pokemon

During the 15 minutes long presentation, the game’s development revealed 4 new Pokemon from the new Galar region. These are:

1).Gossifleur

Pokemon Sword and Shield
New Pokemon from Galar region
type Complexity
Characteristic Word of affairs

 

2).Wooloo

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokemon
New Pokemon from Galar region
type Complexity
Characteristic Word of affairs

3).Corviknight

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokemon
New Pokemon from Galar region
type Hiko, Hagane
Characteristic Pressure and pressure

 

4).Drednaw

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokemon
New Pokemon from Galar region
type Water ・ Iwa
Characteristic Cancer & Shell Armor

 

Legendary Pokemon in Sword and Shield

The duo of Legendary Pokemon in which one can become the shield and one can become swords is also revealed during the presentation. According to the devs, the Pokemon are going to play a crucial role in the story.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokemon

Both the Pokemon are wolves. One is called Zacian and other is Zamazenta.

Zacian

Zacian in Pokemon Sword and Shield
Zacian in Pokemon Sword and Shield

“Zacian attacks so gracefully that its movements can even captivate its opponents. It holds what appears to be a sword in its mouth.”

Zamazenta

Zacian in Pokemon Sword and Shield
Zamazenta in Pokemon Sword and Shield

“Zamazenta’s regal and majestic movements overwhelm any opponents that dare face it. Its body is covered in what seems to be a shield.”

Pokemon Sword and Shield Dynamax Pokemon

Pokemon Sword and Shield are going to have a new system called Dynamax. It allows a Pokemon to become gigantic with more powerful moves. All Pokemon can be Dynamaxed, but they will revert to normal after only 3 moves in a battle. So, you will need plan wisely to use the unique feature during the battle. Only one Pokemon can by dynamaxed during the battle.

Dynamax Pokemon
Dynamaxed Pokemon

For Dynamaxing a Pokemon, Dynamax band a unique item is needed which can be only created in the Galar region.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Max Raid Battle

A new genre of multiplayer is also announced during the Nintendo Direct called max raid battles. In this mode, 4 players can compete in the battle against a might powerful Dynamaxed Pokemon. This mode will also test the coordination between the players as only one player can Dynamax their own Pokemon, so they need to choose the Pokemon wisely.

Pokemon Max Raid Battles
Max raid battles in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Raid Battle can be found in Galar wild region, and according to the weather and temperature, the Raid bosses appear. Once you defeat the Raid boss, you will have a chance to catch the boss. Some Pokemon will be max raid battle exclusive.

Max Raid battles will be available via local multiplayer or internet connection. It is not necessary to join with other 3 players to compete in Max Raid Boss Battle as if you join solo, support Trainers will be added to the match automatically.

Pokemon Sword and Shield new characters and gyms

The feature that makes this game different from other is its Dynamaxed Pokemon. In Galar region, the gym battle will feature Dynamaxed Pokemon so you can now think about the complexity of the fight you going to have.

gym leader Milo,
gym leader Milo
Pokemon Sword and Shield Lion
Lion
Pokemon Hop
Hop
Sonia
Sonia
Professor Magnolia
Professor Magnolia

Leon is the Galar region’s most popular trainer and multiple time champion. You will be battle him for the title. His brother Hop is also your sworn rival will follow you throughout the Galar region.

Support characters in Sword and Shield include Professor Magnolia who researches Dynamax Pokemon. Her assistant name is Sonia. Gym leaders use Dynamaxed Pokemon during gym battles so are expected also to use a Dynamaxed one.

Pokemon Max Raid Battles
Galar region gym battles feature dynamaxed Pokemon

In the trailer, gym leader Milo was showcased. He is a grass type expert trainer who uses a Dynamaxed Eldegross to fight.

Galar wild region

Pokemon Sword and Shield wild
Pokemon Sword and Shield wild

The wild region in Pokemon Sword and Shield is filled with different terrains, nature, and a lot of Pokemon. The spawn of Pokemon depends on nature and whether of terrain you are currently exploring. While in the wild area, you will have full control of the camera to explore the vast area and find Pokemon. Perhaps in the wild area, you may be able to meet rare Pokemon.

Pokemon Sword and Shield release date

Pokemon Sword and Shield is releasing worldwide on November 15, 2019, for Nintendo Switch.

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