A new official trailer for Pokémon Sword & Shield has been revealed today and it showcases a lot of new quality-of-life upgrades for gameplay, especially the process of raising competitive Pokémon for battle.
Additionally, there’s an increased chance of finding Gigantamax Butterfree in Max Raid Battles from November 15, 2019 through early January 2020, and an Online Competition — Galar Beginnings — which takes place from December 6–8, 2019.
Pokémon Sword & Shield are less than a month away, but that hasn’t stopped new information on the games from being released. Today, five new special Gigantamax Forms were unveiled: Gigantamax Charizard, Gigantamax Pikachu, Gigantamax Eevee, Gigantamax Meowth, and Gigantamax Charizard. You can see all of them in the trailer above and can find out more information about them down below.
A new Pokémon has been revealed on the official Pokémon website today and it is Sirfetch’d, the new evolution of Farfetch’d. Unlike its previous form, Sirfetch’d is a pure Fighting-type Pokémon. It is available only in Pokémon Sword and must be traded for in Pokémon Shield.
More information about Pokémon Sword & Shield was announced today at the Pokémon World Championships. While no new Pokémon were unveiled, several new Abilities and items were, along with more details about Dynamax Pokémon‘s Max Moves causing very beneficial effects. There’s also a special Battle Stadium for player-vs-player battles along with a ranked mode.