Pokemon Sword & Defend Formally Reveal Galarian Ponyta


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Final week’s 24-hour Pokemon Sword and Defend livestream gave us our first take a look at what many assumed was a Galarian type of Ponyta. The Pokemon Firm has now made it official and shared some extra particulars in regards to the newly found Pokemon.

Whereas the just lately revealed Sirfetch’d is unique to Pokemon Sword, Galarian Ponyta can solely be present in Pokemon Defend. In contrast to a normal Ponyta, it has a glowing purple mane and a small horn on its head, very similar to a unicorn. It is also a Psychic-type, slightly than Fairy as beforehand assumed.

Based on the Pokemon Sword and Defend web site, “Galarian Ponyta have been present in a sure forest of the Galar area since historic occasions. It’s stated that they had been uncovered to the overflowing life power of the forest over many generations, and that is why their look turned distinctive on this area.”

Galarian Ponyta has two potential Talents. The primary is Run Away, which ensures you’ll flee wild battles. The second is a brand new Potential 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 can mechanically treatment that Pokemon of its standing ailment.

Pokemon Sword and Defend launch for Nintendo Change on November 15. You’ll be able to check out all the brand new Gen eight Pokemon revealed up to now in our gallery. For extra particulars on the place you may reserve a duplicate of the video games and what pre-order bonuses you may get, be sure you take a look at our Pokemon Sword and Defend pre-order information.