Just like the other Cover Legend, Zacian, Zamazenta also has an Alternate Form. During the Main Story of Pokemon Shield, players will Encounter Zamazenta on a few occasions, each time it will be in its Hero of Many Battles Form. In this form, Zamazenta will be a pure Fighting Type Pokemon, and its Base Stats will come to a grand total of 670. The advantages to Zamazenta being in this form is that it can be equipped with any item, as well as being faster than when in its Alternate Form.
In order to change Zamazenta to its Crowned Shield Form, all you have to do is have it hold the Rusty Shield Item (which you will obtain during the Main Story by default). After changing forms, Zamazenta will become a dual Fighting / Steel Type Pokemon, and it will receive a 50 Point Boost to its Base Stats Total. If Zamazenta knows the move Iron Head, the Attack will actually become Behemoth Bash when in its Crowned Shield Form. Unfortunately, since it must hold the Rusty Shield in order to change into this form, Zamazenta can't hold another item in order to further boost its potential when in battle.
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