A brand new Pokémon means, properly, numerous new pokémon. And the lead-up to Pokémon Violet and Scarlet has been filled with monster reveals, the newest of which is an artist who stays up all evening and is a little bit of a loner.
Grafaiai, because it’s referred to as, was revealed at present in a intelligent documentary-style video clip that actually makes me desire a David Attenborough narrated sequence all about pocket monsters. The poisonous monkey pokémon is cute, after all, however as with lots of its lovely contemporaries, issues get fairly darkish once you have a look at the main points. Right here’s the official description:
Grafaiai is a moody pokémon with a fastidious disposition. It doesn’t kind packs, preferring to roam alone, and it’s continuously caught up in territorial struggles with different pokémon. Grafaiai makes a speciality of utilizing its toxic saliva — which modifications coloration relying on what the pokémon eats — to assault foes by spitting at them or by slashing at them after coating its claws with the saliva.
Grafaiai is nocturnal and as soon as the solar units it licks its palms and fingers to cowl them in poison and makes use of them to attract patterns on the timber in its territory. The toxic saliva it makes use of to color paralyzes bug pokémon, that are drawn to the saliva’s candy, aromatic scent.
It’s totally attainable that Grafaiai is supposed to be a not-so-subtle critique of the up to date artwork world, however the one factor I do know for positive is I would like him on my group alongside the bread canine. Simply have a look at that perspective:
Keep away from these fingers.
Picture: The Pokémon Firm
Pokémon Violet and Scarlet are launching on the Nintendo Swap on November 18th and can introduce new options like coach faculties and pokémon which are additionally bikes.