Many Sword and Shield announcements happened this morning. The first of which was a type of Dynamaxing called Gigantamaxing. Gigantamaxing is a type of Dynamaxing were the Pokémon not only grows in size, it changes appearance, and can use a unique G-Max Move! Only certain can Gigantamax, a majority of will keep their usual appearance when Dynamaxing.

 

Four Pokémon where also announced this morning. Alcremie the Cream Pokémon, a fairy type. Yamper the Puppy Pokémon, an electric type, we recently saw this at E3 but this is the official announcement. Rolycoly the Coal Pokémon, a rock type. And lastly Duraludon the Alloy Pokémon, a steel/dragon type. They also confirmed some game exclusive Pokémon, Deino and Jangmo-o will be in Sword, while Larvitar and Goomy will be in Shield.

 

The last announcements were about the gyms of Galar. To participate in the gym challenge you need to an endorsement from specific people. You and your rival get one early on from the champion himself. We also saw that the gym challenge is run my Chairman Rose and his secretary Oleana. Me then met two new gym leaders. Bea the fighting type gym leader, and Allister the ghost type gym leader. The last announcement this morning said that Sword and Shield are going to have different gym leaders for some towns. In Pokémon Sword, you’ll face Bea. In Pokémon Shield, you can challenge Allister.

Pokémon Sword and Shield come out November 15th, which version are you getting?

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