Today’s Pokémon Presents has just aired, and in usual fashion some new bits of news have been unveiled for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet! We’ve got a complete summary of everything announced during today’s presentation — but if you’d rather watch it for yourself without any spoilers, you can do so via this link right here.
Pokémon Scarlet & Violet are in the midst of a rather strange situation. It’s no surprise that a Pokémon game is having its content leaked before release, but for it to happen so many months in advance is unprecedented! Two specific leakers have been revealing new information and screenshot snippets for the past few days. Some of the material leaked includes Starter Pokémon evolutions, new gimmicks, and more! Spoilers ahead, so turn away now if you’d rather discover these for yourself.
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Venusaur is one of the strongest Grass-type Pokémon in VGC. Its famous Ability, Chlorophyll, doubles its Speed stat in harsh sunlight. This is great since Pokémon like Groudon and Torkoal can set up said sunlight to boost Venusaur’s Speed for free! With its Speed stat doubled, Venusaur can even outspeed Regieleki (who is one of the fastest Pokémon there is under normal circumstances)! In VGC, Venusaur is also capable of using G-Max Vine Lash. In addition to dealing damage, the move saps enemies of 1/6 their maximum HP at the end of each turn. Not only can Venusaur dish out damage, it can also immobilize opponents with Sleep Powder. This Pokémon is a great choice for your team, even if you don’t have a sun setter — it can take advantage of opposing sun teams either way.
The Pokémon Company finally announced the legendary Arceus event for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl! An update for the games goes live at 9:00 p.m. EST on March 15. From there, you’ll be able to battle Arceus, but there’s a catch. You need save data from Pokémon Legends: Arceus present on your Switch console… but that save data needs to have completed every story mission in the game. Get all the details here, including information on Shiny hunting!
Version 1.1.0 of Pokémon Legends: Arceus just dropped, and the updated data includes a brand-new way to hunt and encounter Shiny Pokémon: massive mass outbreaks! Think of mass outbreaks of old, except many, many more of them ongoing at the same time. The Shiny chance of Pokémon encountered in massive mass outbreaks is slightly lower than regular old outbreaks, but there is one advantage! Certain Pokémon (including Spiritomb and the three starters) can appear in massive mass outbreaks. These Pokémon weren’t able to appear in normal mass outbreaks.