All the news about Pokémon Shining Diamond and Shining Pearl
The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo today revealed more news on Pokémon Shining Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl and unveiled new ones Forms of Hisui for Zorua and Zoroark in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Pokémon Shining Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl will be released on November 19, 2021, while Pokémon Legends: Arceus will be released on January 28, 2022, all exclusively on Nintendo Switch consoles.
What’s new in Pokémon Shining Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl
Trainers and Trainers can see a summary of the latest Pokémon Shining Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl news on the official Pokémon YouTube channel. Both games will be released on Friday November 19 and can already be pre-ordered, with special bonuses for purchases made by a certain date.
There will also be an event on Pokémon GO to celebrate the release of the two games, from Tuesday 16 November to Sunday 21 November 2021. Further details will be released on the official Twitter account and on the official Pokémon GO blog.
The Chief and Commanders of the mysterious Team Galaxy
As players explore the world of Pokémon Shining Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, players will encounter both allied and opposing characters.
- Cyrus and Weavile: Cyrus is a charismatic character at the head of Team Galaxy. He always speaks and acts with a calm and rational attitude. He can’t stand human minds and emotions, deeming them imperfect.
- Martes and Purugly: Martes is a very determined Commander who hates to lose and has sworn allegiance to Cyrus. Sometimes, her passion for her Pokémon provokes powerful anger attacks. The Pokémon flanking her is Purugly.
- Giovia and Skuntank: Giovia has a rather mysterious air. She has an undeniable talent for Pokémon battles, but she is willing to do anything (even steal Pokémon from other people) to achieve her goals. The Pokémon standing next to it is Skuntank.
- Saturn and Toxicroak: Saturn is a calm and controlled Commander. Although he is one of the few who have doubts about Cyrus’ plans from time to time, he is so cold and aloof that he blindly follows his orders. The Pokémon flanking her is Toxicroak.
The toughest Pokémon Trainers in the neighborhood: Gym Leaders
- Bianca and Abomasnow: Bianca, the Snowpoint Gym Leader, is an Ice-type Pokémon expert and has Abomasnow at the head of her team. Known as the “diamond dust fairy,” she is a passionate Trainer who strongly believes in the power of concentration.
- Corrado and Luxray: The Gym Leader of Arenipoli, Corrado, specializes in Electric-type Pokémon and Luxray is at the head of his team. He is considered to be the strongest Gym Leader in the Sinnoh region, but is so bored by the lack of worthy rivals that he spends most of his time renovating the Gym.
The legendary Pokémon Uxie, Mesprit and Azelf
These three legendary Pokémon appear in many myths of the Sinnoh region. According to the Sinnoh people, Uxie is the deity of knowledge, Mesprit is the deity of emotions, and Azelf is the deity of will. It will be up to the players to discover the secrets of these three legendary Pokémon.
Sinnoh boasts the presence of three lakes with very rich waters: Lake Verità, Lake Valore and Lake Arguzia. According to the myths of the region, legendary Pokémon dwell at the bottom of these lakes.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus
In addition to the bonus of Hisui’s Growlithe Outfit, those who purchase Pokémon Legends: Arceus by a certain date will get a Cursed Fox Mask. Players can don this gorgeous Hisui Zoroark-inspired mask as they explore the region.
Here are the Forms of Hisui of Zorua and Zoroark
Category: Rancorvolpe Pokémon
Type: Normal / Ghost
Height: 0.7 m
Weight: 12.5 kg
These Zorua migrated to the Hisui region from other places later having been exiled by humans, who feared these Pokémon for their ability to create mysterious illusions. However, the Zorua perished, unable to survive Hisui’s hostile environment and conflicts with other Pokémon. Their restless souls are reincarnated in this Ghost-type form using the strength of his indignation towards humans and Pokémon.
If a Hisui’s Zorua sees a lone human or Pokémon, it may appear in front of him imitating his likeness. Unlike the illusions Typical of the already known form of the Zorua, these ghostly apparitions are created by the acrimonious energy emanating from the long fur that Hisui’s Zorua have on their head, neck and tail.
Category: Cursed Fox Pokémon
Type: Normal / Ghost
Height: 1.6 m
Weight: 73.0 kg
The malevolent power that springs from the long and disheveled fleece of Hisui’s Zoroark casts terrifying illusions and can even inflict physical damage on opponents, causing both external and internal injuries. Furthermore, her illusions are imbued with such an absolute hatred towards everything in the world that it seems to torment those who see them to the point of madness.
Hisui’s Zoroark is fiercely hostile and aggressive towards people and Pokémon. However, he appears to be compassionate towards those he considers friends or part of his family.