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Pokémon Sword and Shield

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The games were formally announced on [[Pokémon Day]], February 27, 2019 at 11 pm JST during a worldwide announcement through [[Nintendo Direct]] hosted by Tsunekazu Ishihara, [[Junichi Masuda]], and [[Shigeru Ohmori]]. An official trailer was shown, giving information on the region and the [[starter Pokémon]] players can choose from.
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==Plot==-->
==Blurb==-->
A wild new adventure with Pokémon!
You can battle to be the best!
Carve a path to the future!{{sup/8|Sw}}/Protect the world from disaster!{{sup/8|Sh}}
Band together in new co-op battles!
 
==Features==
The games ignoremixes some of the changes introduced in [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]], returning towith the more traditional gameplay last seen in {{g|Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon}}. [[Wild Pokémon]] are now encounteredappear ason randomthe encountersoverworld, (ratherknown thanas being"symbol visibleencounters", insimilar to the overworld like in Pokémon Let's Go) andgames, theas playerwell canas battlerandom themencounters (rathershaking thanin only[[tall catch them)grass]].
 
Known as the Gym Challenge, [[Gym]]s that the player must battle with the goal of becoming the {{pkmn|Champion}} will return to the games, after being replaced by [[island challenge|trials]] in {{g|Sun and Moon|Sun, Moon}}, {{pkmn|Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon}}. The challenge culminates in the annual Champion Cup tournament where the player may challenge the Champion.
===Wild Area===
{{main|Wild Area}}
The Wild Area is a vast, open area that connects several towns in the [[Galar]] region. It is home to a wide variety of {{pkmn2|wild}} {{OBP|Pokémon|species}}.
 
===Dynamax and Gigantamax===
{{main|Dynamax}} ''and [[Gigantamax]]''
{{main|Gigantamax}}
Dynamax is a new type of transformation that allows any Pokémon from the Galar region to power up and become larger using the [[Dynamax Band]]. After Dynamaxing, a Pokémon can use a [[Max Move]].
 
==Demo==-->
 
==GalleryTrailers==
===PokémonTeaser===
<gallery>{{youtubevid|BdA22Lh6Rwk|Pokemon|Sword|Shield}}
810Grookey.png|{{p|Grookey}}
813Scorbunny.png|{{p|Scorbunny}}
816Sobble.png|{{p|Sobble}}
Gossifleur.png|{{p|Gossifleur}}
Eldegoss.png|{{p|Eldegoss}}
Wooloo.png|{{p|Wooloo}}
Corviknight.png|{{p|Corviknight}}
Drednaw.png|{{p|Drednaw}}
Zacian.png|{{p|Zacian}}
Zamazenta.png|{{p|Zamazenta}}
Yamper.png|{{p|Yamper}}
Alcremie.png|{{p|Alcremie}}
Rolycoly.png|{{p|Rolycoly}}
Duraludon.png|{{p|Duraludon}}
Sword Shield Prerelease Impidimp.png|{{p|Impidimp}}
110Weezing-Galar.png|[[Regional variant|Galarian]] {{p|Weezing}}
263Zigzagoon-Galar.png|[[Regional variant|Galarian]] {{p|Zigzagoon}}
264Linoone-Galar.png|[[Regional variant|Galarian]] {{p|Linoone}}
Obstagoon.png|{{p|Obstagoon}}
Morpeko-Full.png|{{p|Morpeko}}
Cramorant.png|{{p|Cramorant}}
Polteageist.png|{{p|Polteageist}}
Sirfetch'd.png|{{p|Sirfetch'd}}
077Ponyta-Galar.png|[[Regional variant|Galarian]] {{p|Ponyta}}
</gallery>
 
===GigantamaxFirst Pokémontrailer===
<gallery>{{youtubevid|p_dgvgpC8Nw|Pokemon|Sword|Shield}}
Corviknight-Gigantamax.png|{{p|Corviknight}}
Drednaw-Gigantamax.png|{{p|Drednaw}}
Alcremie-Gigantamax.png|{{p|Alcremie}}
</gallery>
 
===Characters===
<gallery>
Sword Shield Male Trainer.png|{{ga|Victor}}, the male [[Player character|protagonist]]
Sword Shield Female Trainer.png|{{ga|Gloria}}, the female [[Player character|protagonist]]
Sword Shield Leon.png|[[Leon]]
Sword Shield Hop.png|[[Hop]]
Sword Shield Professor Magnolia.png|[[Professor Magnolia]]
Sword Shield Sonia.png|[[Sonia]]
Sword Shield Chairman Rose.png|[[Chairman Rose]]
Sword Shield Oleana.png|[[Oleana]]
Sword Shield Team Yell Grunt.png|[[Team Yell]]
Sword Shield Bede.png|[[Bede]]
Sword Shield Marnie.png|[[Marnie]]
</gallery>
 
====Gym Leaders====
<gallery>
Sword Shield Milo.png|[[Milo]]
Sword Shield Nessa.png|[[Nessa]]
Sword Shield Bea.png|[[Bea]]
Sword Shield Allister.png|[[Allister]]
</gallery>
 
==Gallery==
===Logos===
<gallery>
Pokémon Shield logo JP.png|Japanese Shield logo
</gallery>
 
===Miscellaneous===
<gallery>
Galar artwork.png|[[Galar]]
Sword Shield Dynamax Band.png|A [[Dynamax Band]]
Sword Shield Max Raid Battle artwork.png|A [[Max Raid Battle]]
479Rotom-Phone.png|[[Rotom Phone]]
479Rotom-Phone 2.png|Rotom Phone
Sword Shield Gym Challenge artwork.png|The [[Galar League|Gym Challenge]]
Sword Shield Leon and Charizard artwork.png|[[Leon]] and his {{p|Charizard}}
Pokémon Camp artwork.png|[[Pokémon Camp]]
</gallery>
 
==Trailers==
===Teaser===
{{youtubevid|BdA22Lh6Rwk|Pokemon|Sword|Shield}}
 
===First trailer===
{{youtubevid|p_dgvgpC8Nw|Pokemon|Sword|Shield}}
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