A new "PokÃ©mon Sword and Shield" trailer reveals that each version has specific gym leaders and PokÃ©mon players can catch.
As spotted by GameSpot, the recent "PokÃ©mon Sword and Shield" trailer didn't only give glimpses of the series' new PokÃ©mon as well as the new game mechanic called "Gigantamaxing," but also revealed gym leaders certain PokÃ©mon specific to each version.
Here's a quick rundown on the specific gym leaders and PokÃ©mon players will encounter in "PokÃ©mon Sword" and "PokÃ©mon Shield."
Gym leader: Bea
Those who play "PokÃ©mon Sword" will be able to face Bea, a gym master who's an expert at fighting-type PokÃ©mon. Not much is known about her and her PokÃ©mon as of now, but based on the trailer it seems possible that she will have the likes of Throh, Lucario, Hitmonlee or some new fighting-type PokÃ©mon in her arsenal.
PokÃ©mon: Deino and Jangmo-o
Dragon-type PokÃ©mon Deino and Jangmo-o will only be available in "PokÃ©mon Sword." Deino is a Dark/Dragon-type PokÃ©mon that evolves into Zweilous and Hydreigon. Jangmo-o, on the other hand, is a dragon-type PokÃ©mon that evolves into the dragon/fighting-type PokÃ©mon Hakamo-o and then Kommo-o.
Gym leader: Allister
"PokÃ©mon Shield" players will get to face Allister, an expert in ghost-type PokÃ©mon. Not much is known about him/her except that s/he wears a mask reminiscent of Jason Voorhees. The trailer shows that one of the PokÃ©mon included in her roster is the popular creepy PokÃ©mon Mimikyu. It is likely for him/her to include powerful ghost-type PokÃ©mon like Gengar, Necrozma and Aegislash in his/her arsenal.
PokÃ©mon: Larvitar and Goomy
Larvitar and Goomy will only be available in "PokÃ©mon Shield." Larvitar is a rock/ground-type PokÃ©mon that evolves into Pupitar and the rock/dark PokÃ©mon Tyranitar. Goomy, on the other hand, is a slimy dragon-type PokÃ©mon that evolves into Sliggoo and Goodra.
The trailer also revealed one of "PokÃ©mon Sword and Shield's" biggest features called "Gigantamxing" which enlarges PokÃ©mon, changes their appearance and enhances their attacks. Unlike Dynamaxing, only a few PokÃ©mon can Gigantamax, and these PokÃ©mon can be obtained via Max Raid Battles. So far, only Corviknight, Drednaw and Alcremie are known to be capable of Gigantamax.
As mentioned, Gigantamaxing changes a PokÃ©mon's appearance. Alcremie, for example, looks like a serving of whipped cream in its natural and Dynamax forms, but changes its look to resemble the icing on top of a huge cake.
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