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A trailer for Pokémon Sword and Pokemon Shield introduces us to a selection of new Pokémon and the Gigantamax phenomenon.

Gigantamaxing is similar to the previously unveiled Dynamaxing mechanic and allows Pokémon to grow in size. However, Gigantamaxing Pokémon also change their appearance and gain access to a unique G-Max move. Only certain species of Pokémon can Gigantamax, according to The Pokémon Company. The trailer below introduces us to two such Pokémon: Drednaw and Corviknight.

The trailer also unveils a number of new Pokémon who appear in the Galar region, including the Fairy-type Pokémon Alcremie, the Electric-type Yamper, the Rock-type Rolycoly, and the Steel/Dragon-type Duraludon.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15th for Nintendo Switch.

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Pokémon Sword and Shield trailer shows off new Pokémon, Gigantamaxing

The Pokémon Company has shared details about the Gigantamax phenomenon in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

By Matthew Bennett | 07/8/2019 08:51 AM PT

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A trailer for Pokémon Sword and Pokemon Shield introduces us to a selection of new Pokémon and the Gigantamax phenomenon.

Gigantamaxing is similar to the previously unveiled Dynamaxing mechanic and allows Pokémon to grow in size. However, Gigantamaxing Pokémon also change their appearance and gain access to a unique G-Max move. Only certain species of Pokémon can Gigantamax, according to The Pokémon Company. The trailer below introduces us to two such Pokémon: Drednaw and Corviknight.

The trailer also unveils a number of new Pokémon who appear in the Galar region, including the Fairy-type Pokémon Alcremie, the Electric-type Yamper, the Rock-type Rolycoly, and the Steel/Dragon-type Duraludon.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15th for Nintendo Switch.

Read More


About Matthew Bennett

view all posts

Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89