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What Are The New Pokemon?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Walkthrough and Guide by warrior13
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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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  • Pre-Release Spoilers & Rumors
  • The Isle Of Armor Pre-Release Spoilers
  • The Crown Tundra Pre-Release Spoilers
  • Main Story & Post Game Walkthrough
  • The Isle Of Armor Walkthrough
  • The Crown Tundra Walkthrough
  • Main Story Pokemon
  • The Isle Of Armor Pokemon
  • The Crown Tundra Pokemon
  • Main Story Legendary Pokemon
  • The Isle Of Armor Legendary Pokemon
  • The Crown Tundra Legendary Pokemon
  • Pokemon Gyms
  • Champion Cup
  • Champion Cup Rematches
  • Galarian Star Tournament
  • Max Raid Battles
  • Dynamax Adventures
  • Main Story Characters
  • The Isle Of Armor Characters
  • The Crown Tundra Characters
  • Battle Tower
  • Main Story Features
  • The Isle Of Armor Features
  • The Crown Tundra Features
  • Online Features
  • Wild Pokemon Mechanics
  • Main Story Items
  • The Isle Of Armor Items
  • The Crown Tundra Items
  • Main Story Hints & Tips
  • The Isle Of Armor Hints & Tips
  • The Crown Tundra Hints & Tips
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