Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is a brand new period for the pocket creatures: Now Pokémon can flip into shiny crystals. The Pokémon Firm showcased new data on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Wednesday throughout its newest Pokémon Presents stream, the place we realized slightly bit extra concerning the video games particular types, referred to as Terastallizing.
To place it merely, Terastal Pokémon are the franchise’s subsequent gimmick — like Pokémon Sword and Defend’s Gigantamax Pokémon. As an alternative of creating Pokémon tremendous large, Terastal Pokémon flip into gem stones, principally. They shine and shimmer like crystals, with jewels adorning the creatures like crowns. The brand new phenomenon, distinctive to the Paldea area, is a method for gamers to energy up their Pokémon throughout battles. All Pokémon in Paldea can do that, and it’s accessible as soon as per battle — and the ability up lasts till the battle ends. To Terastallize a Pokémon, gamers want a Tera Orb. Tera Orbs will should be recharged after battles by touching crystals or visiting a Pokémon middle, The Pokémon Firm stated in a information launch.
Within the new trailer, The Pokémon Firm confirmed how some Pokémon can change kind whereas Terastallizing — Pikachu can change into flying kind with crystalized balloons overhead, as an example, if it’s received the suitable Tera Sort.
The opposite a part of Terastal Pokémon is the Tera Raid Battles, that are occasions the place gamers can battle and catch wild Terastal Pokémon; it appears to be like similar to Sword and Defend’s Max Raid Battles.
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet will probably be launched Nov. 18 on Nintendo Swap. Gamers that preorder the sport will get a particular Pikachu that is aware of Fly, as a result of it’s Tera Sort is flying.