→Trivia: I feel like that should be included in sub-listing below the first point, but it doesn't quite fit the format.
** Where Pokémon can no longer lose access to moves by evolving.
** To put old Pokémon in new [[Egg Group]]s.
* At the time of its debut, Generation VIII has introduced the fewest amount of [[Legendary Pokémon]], only introducing three.
* At the time of its debut, Generation VIII introduced no new [[Mythical Pokémon]].