Pokemon Ribbons have been around since the 3rd Generation of Pokemon, and they make a return in Pokemon Sword & Shield. Ribbons have never had any previous effects, only being able to be collected and viewed in a Pokemon's Summary Page. Now, however, Ribbons do have one very same effect. Much like Pokemon Marks, Ribbons can actually be attached to a Pokemon for a special tagline to appear when they are sent into battle.
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