Several new Pokemon were revealed today alongside the leak of Mimikyuu and Kiteruguma in this month’s CoroCoro. As November draws closer, Pokemon is seriously kicking it up a notch with these reveals. Without further delay, let’s jump right into it!
First up we have Wimpod, a horseshoe crab-like Bug/Water type Pokemon. Wimpod are apparently very cowardly, and with their Wimp Out ability they’ll run, or switch out for another Pokemon if their HP drops below half.
Next is Mudsdale, a Ground-type Pokemon with large amounts of caked mud on its feet and tail that are so hard and so strong that it can kick a car into a pile of scrap. Mudsdale is never agitated by anything — it will never yell or cry out, regardless of what kind of perils it faces. It has the ability Stamina, which boosts its Defense if it is hit by an attack.
This is Comfey, a Fairy Pokemon that’s very cute! It spreads oils from its body to make the flowers it collects smell fragrant! It gives its flower veils to trainers that it likes, and its beautiful aroma helps Pokemon in Pokemon Centers with their treatments. Comfey can have the ability Flower Veil, but can also have the new ability Traige, which allows all of its restorative moves to gain priority!
Bounsweet is a Grass type Pokemon that also smells really good! So good, in fact, that often people let it live in their houses to make them smell good. But unfortunately, because of its irresistible smell, it is often gobbled up by Pokemon attracted to it. Bounsweet can have the abilities Leaf Guard and Oblivious.
And finally, the Pokemon we covered last week, named “Mimikyu” and “Bewear” respectively. So here’s all the new information that was revealed today!
Mimikyu is shaped like Pikachu for a very sad reason, actually: “The rising popularity of Pikachu-styled merchandise around 20 years ago is the reason that Mimikyu makes itself look like Pikachu. In fact, this Pokémon is dreadfully lonely, and it thought it would be able to make friends with humans if only it looked like Pikachu,” says the Pokemon website. It has the ability Disguise, which allows it to take one hit without being damaged, at the expense of its disguise.
Bewear is…way larger than expected — about seven feet tall! It is very strong, learning martial arts from Black Belts training in the woods. It can have the new ability Fluffy, which halves the damage it takes from attacks that make a direct hit, but doubles the damage it takes from Fire-type moves.
Friendly Competitons have also been announced, where trainers can host their own Competitons on the Pokemon Global link. These include Online Competitions, which are distributed…well, online, and Live Competitions, which is more of a local competition.
New Hyper Training was also explained — a new style of training designed to make Level 100 Pokemon even stronger by strengthening their individual traits. Mr. Hyper, a man that can be found somewhere in the Alola region, loves to collect Bottle Caps, and these can be used to Hyper Train your Pokemon. This is a feature never before seen in the Pokemon series; what could it mean for the game, and even the competitive battle scene? Nevertheless, Magearna, which is to be distributed later this year, will come holding one of these new Bottle Caps as an item.
And there you all have it! What is your favorite of the new Alola region Pokemon so far? Keep your sights trained on Bit Cultures for more Pokemon Sun and Moon news! Pizza, out.