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Pokemon Sword and Shield‘s latest 24-hour livestream gave us our first take a look at what many assumed was a Galarian form of Ponyta, and positive sufficient, that’s certainly the case. The Pokemon Firm has now formally revealed Galarian Ponyta, sharing a trailer and a few new particulars in regards to the newly found regional variant.
Whereas the not too long ago revealed Sirfetch’d is unique to Pokemon Sword, Galarian Ponyta can solely be present in Pokemon Defend. In contrast to a typical Ponyta, it has a glowing purple mane and a small horn on its head, very like a unicorn. It is also a Psychic-type, fairly than Fairy as beforehand assumed.
Based on the Pokemon Sword and Shield website, “Galarian Ponyta have been found in a certain forest of the Galar region since ancient times. It is said that they were exposed to the overflowing life energy of the forest over many generations, and this is why their appearance became unique in this region.”
Galarian Ponyta has two doable Talents. The primary is Run Away, which ensures you’ll flee wild battles. The second is a brand new Means referred to as Pastel Veil; this prevents Galarian Ponyta and its ally in a double battle from changing into poisoned. If an ally is already poisoned when Galarian Ponyta enters the sector, it should robotically remedy that Pokemon of its standing ailment.
Pokemon Sword and Defend launch for Nintendo Change on November 15. You may check out all the new Gen 8 Pokemon revealed so far in our gallery. For extra particulars on the place you possibly can reserve a replica of the video games and what pre-order bonuses you will get, remember to take a look at our Pokemon Sword and Shield pre-order guide.