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What Are The New Pokemon?

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With the release of Pokemon Sword & Shield, the 8th Generation of Pokemon is officially underway. In it, there are exactly 81 New Pokemon Species: 72 Regular Pokemon, 3 Legendary Pokemon, and 6 Galarian Form Exclusive Evolutions. (It is believed that 2 Mythical Pokemon are apart of the 8th Generatrion and will later be distributed by Wi-Fi Events). To date, this is one of the smaller Pokemon Generations ever released.

8th Generation Regular Pokemon

Grookey -> Thwackey -> Rillaboom

Scorbunny -> Raboot -> Cinderace

Sobble -> Drizzile -> Inteleon

Skwovet -> Greedent

Rookiedee -> Corvisquire -> Corviknight

Blipbug -> Dottler -> Orbeetle

Nicket -> Thievul

Gossifleur -> Eldegoss

Wooloo -> Dubwool

Chewtle -> Drednaw

Yamper -> Bolthund

Rolycoly -> Carkoal -> Coalossal

Applin -> Flapple/Appletun

Silicobra -> Sandaconda


Arrokuda -> Barraskewda

Toxel -> Toxtricity

Sizzlipede -> Centiskorch

Clobbopus -> Grapploct

Sinistea -> Polteageist

Hattena -> Hattrem -> Hatterene

Impidimp -> Morgrem -> Grimmsnarl

Milcery -> Alcremie



Snom -> Forsmoth





Cufant -> Copperajah






Dreepy -> Drakloak -> Dragapult

8th Generation Galarian Form Exclusive Pokemon

Obstagoon (Galarian Linoone Evolution)

Perrserker (Galarian Meowth Evolution)

Cursola (Galarian Corsola Evolution)

Sirfetch'd (Galarian Farfetch'd Evolution)

Mr. Rime (Galarian Mr. Mime Evolution)

Runerigus (Galarian Yamask Evolution)

8th Generation Legendary Pokemon

Zacian (Pokemon Sword Cover Legend)

Zamazenta (Pokemon Shield Cover Legend)


Now that you know about all the new 8th Generation Pokemon, Click Here to learn about the new Galarian Form Pokemon!

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  • Main Story Pokemon
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