7 Things We Learned From The Pokemon Scarlet And Violet Leaks

A futuristic fanged Pokémon gazes menacingly into the desert.

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I am convinced that there is no force in the universe that moves faster than Pokemon leakers. As we move into the launch week of Scarlet Pokemon Y Violetthose who managed to get an advance copy of the game are posting screenshots and gameplay information on social media.

The entire Pokédex is out

Although we don’t have all the sprites of the game, leakers claims to have posted the full Pokédex on Twitter. Be warned, though: there are plenty of fake Pokémon floating around, so take each image with a grain of salt.

pokemon paradox

Nintendo previously revealed Great Tusk and Iron Treads in a trailer. Last week, the publisher explained that these mysterious Pokémon are rare creatures from the unexplored areas of Paldea. Leakers have called them “pokemon paradox,” and has he pointed that some look prehistoric while others seem to be more futuristic. But this is not just an aesthetic difference. If the leaks are to be trusted, the Paradox Pokémon have different elementary typifications Y skills than their normal counterparts. There’s good news for shiny hunters: these special Pokémon can be found in the wild in their glowing forms just like the other monsters out there.

Paradox Pokémon include Donphan, Volcarona, Amoonguss, Jigglypuff, Misdreveus, Magneton, Salamence, Gardevoir, Hariyama, Delibird, Hydreigon, and Tyranitar.

Bisharp is going to be a heavy hitter in the competition

The competitive scene is shaking in its boots. The next generation will include new evolutions for old Pokémon, which has terrifying gameplay implications. Bisharp getting a new evolution means he can now effectively uses Eviolite, which is a sustained item that greatly increases the offensive abilities of Pokémon that are not fully evolved. amateurs are shook in his new place in the meta, as Bisharp was already quite competitive. RIP to anyone still thinking about running Gengar. Stay safe out there.

The legendary trio is a legendary foursome

This is not the first time that Pokémon has four sublegendaries. That honor goes to the Musketeers of the Unova region. But it’s still unusual enough to warrant recognition. The leakers also claim that the four of them he will have a signature attack that halves his opponents’ HP (such as Super Fang or Nature’s Madness).

None of the names appear to have leaked yet, but I’m in no rush to find out. These are some of the worst designs I’ve seen since Ultra Beasts, so I’ll probably end up nabbing them out of narrative obligation and then packing them up.

You can bring Pokémon Hisuian to Paldea

Looks like you can use Pokémon Home to transfer Pokemon Legends: Arceus exclusive for your new adventure. white zoroark going to look so good in this game without the ass textures.

Flying Pokémon are now grounded

According to to a prominent Scarlet Y Violet Leaker, Flying Pokémon no longer hover awkwardly in battle. Unless they are standing on ground like water, they will remain grounded.

You can’t reload for brilliant beginners

This is one of the leaks that doesn’t have video verification, but it’s too important to leave off the list. leaks to have tweeted that you can’t get a shiny Pokemon when you pick a starter. They were probably locked to prevent dedicated fans from reloading the game until they got one. Instead of turning your Switch on and off, you’ll have to get them the “legal” way, by breeding hundreds of eggs until RNG decides in your favor. Um, maybe this has some rather unfortunate ethical implications?

Scarlet Pokemon Y Violet will be released on November 18.

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