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Pokémon Gen8

Posted on December 3rd, 2018 by Jay
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Pokemón generation 8

New region: Galar

There will be a whole new adventure in the new region Galar, with brand new Pokémon and companions.
Galar is a very big region with different environments, from the laid back countryside to big cities and snow covered mountains. The map certainly looks impressive.
Humans and Pokémon in this region has cooperated to industrialize the region, so perhaps we can expect manufactured metal Pokemón?

Galar Region
Map of the new region in generation 8: Galar.

New gen 8 starter Pokemón

There will be 3 new starter Pokémon, Grookey, a grass type Pokemón. Grookey looks like some kind of monkey, probably a chimpanzee, which kind of reminds us of Chimchar from gen 4.
Next up is Scorbunny, which like the name suggests is a some kind of bunny, and is Galar's fire type start Pokemón. The question remains what the heck happened to Scorbunnys nasal bone!?
Last but not least is the GHOST type starter Pokemón!!
Nah, we are kidding, it's a water type, and it's called Sobble. Sobble looks kinda dragon/lizard:ish so the last evolve could be some kind of water/dragon type? Let's hope so.

Pokemón gen8 starter Pokemón
Gen8 starter Pokemón.

We have all the final evolves here, but we dont want to spoil them for you... Click on the links to see them. Please note these are NOT confirmed!
Grookey evolve.
Scorbunny evolve.
Sobble evolve.

Pokemón gen 8 confirmed non-starters

Last updated 2019-09-29

First off, Corviknight a Flying/Steel Raven lookalike Pokémon. Looks awsome!

Ability: Pressure/Unnerve

A Fairy type Pokémon, Alcremie will be joining us for a good ol' creamy time.

Ability: Lactos-overdose?

Then we have Drednaw a Water/Rock type that looks like just another Rock type, tbh.

Drednaw gen 8
Drednaw can probably use Bite.

Another rock type; Rolycoly has this evil look in it's one eye. We bet the evolutions are gonna be great.

Rolycoly gen 8
Rolycoly: we like this one.

Goddamnit a Jumpluff lookalike, of all things :< Here is Eldegoss a Grass Pokémon, that supposedly has something to do with cotton.

Eldegoss gen 8
Ability: Cotton Down/Regenerator

Gossifleur looks like a flying flower. A Grass Pokémon, obviously.

Pokemón gen8 Gossifleur
Gossifleur with Cotton Down/Regenerator abilites.

Duraludon is a Steel/Dragon type, which hopefully will turn into something cool.

Pokemón gen8 Duraludon
Pokémon gen 8 will feature at least one dragon it seems. :)

Here's a localized version of a classic Pokémon, much like the Aloan version we saw in the previous generation. This guy is Obstagoon and evolves from Galarian Linoone.

Pokemón gen8 Obstagoon
Dark/Normal type, and looks awesome.

Galarian Weezing, another example of localized versions of classic Pokémon. Unclear if there is a Koffing version aswell.

Weezaing gen 8
Galarian Weezing has the interesting combo Poison/Fairy.

A straightforward Water/Flying type Pokémon, Cramorant

Pokemón gen8 Cramorant
That is one ugly bird.

Impidimp sounds promising, supposedly a Dark/Psychic Pokémon who looks like he is up to no good. Plus, the evolve might very well be some kind of hell-spawn. (or not)

Pokemón gen8 Impidimp
Im getting Impidimp asap and cross my fingers it will evolve to something terrible.

Morpeko looks interesting, introducing a new kind of concept; A Pokémon that switches type whether if it's hungry or not. Cool!

Morpeko gen 8
If it's satiesfied, Electric type, and it turns into a Dark type monster when it's hungry. Also switches moves etc.

Awesome! It looks like good ol' Farfetch'd is getting an evolve, Sirfetch'd which supposedly, is a Fighting type of Pokémon. It's wielding the leek like a spear, and using the garnish as shield. Hilarious :D

Farfetch'd evolve, Sirfetch'd
Farfetch'd evolve, Sirfetch'd. That leek is looking mighty menacing.

Is Wooloo giving Mareep a run for its money in wool production? -Yes, and that's about it, we reckon. Normal type Pokémon.

Pokemón gen8 Wooloo
Wooloo has Fluffy/Run Away.

A tea type Pokémon? Really? Polteageist sure looks like it. But, it's a ghost. In a teapot.

Pokemón gen8 Polteageist
Polteageist resides in a teapot. Hopefully it won't evolve to a set of china.

Right, so Yamper is joining Pokémon like Jolteon and Electrike in the "electric doggie" team. Hopefully it will evolve to a giant electric/dark Werewolf or something.

Pokemón gen8 Yamper
Yamper is cute, i'll give him that.

Gen 8 Legendary Pokémon

The game will be called Shord and Shield. Well here is the sword, and the shield. Meh. But yes, these are generation 8 legendary Pokémon.


This pooch wielding a sword from its mouth is one of the legendaries. Oh boy. Apparently, it "attacks so gracefully that its movements can even captivate its opponents."
Oh boy.

Pokemón gen8 zacian
Zacian has a shiny sword. The question is how the **** does it wield it?

If we can have a wild guess, this doggie is the formers arch enemy. So where Zacian has its "awsome" swordmanship, this one has a shield like armor that "can turn back any attack." (That Zacian is throwing?). Oh boy.

Pokemón gen8 zacian
Zamazenta is basicly a shield. A doggie shield.

Pokemón gen 8 release date

Clearly, we cannot give you an exact release date yet, but gen8 will definitely premier in the new Pokémon game Pokémon Sword & Shield.
This game will be released Q4 2019, probably before cristmas. :)

New gen 8 Pokemón Scorbunny
Scorbunny is feeling OK it seems.

Pokemón gen 8 unconfirmed Pokémon.

These have been floating around the web for quite some time. NOT confirmed, chances are that they are fake. But nonetheless, pretty cool. I mean, way cooler than Zacian and Zamazenta anyway.

Pokemon gen 8

Confirmed generation 8 facts:
  • There will be localized versions of classic Pokémon, much like what we saw in Aloa. Obstagoon is a example of this, evolves from the Galarian version of Linoone.
  • There will also be a Galarian Weezing which has an interesting Poison/Fairy combo.
  • A new type of mechanic, Pokémon that can switch type for an example Morpeko which switches from Electric to Dark type when it's hungry.
  • Cramorant a no-fuss Water/Flying Pokémon.
  • Farfetch’d from generation 1 is getting a gen 8 evolve, Sirfetch’d, a fighting type.
  • New generation 8 grass type Pokemón: Grookey.
  • New gen8 fire type Pokemón: Scorbunny.
  • New gen 8 water type Pokemón: Sobble.
  • New Flying/Steel type Pokemón: Corviknight.
  • New Rock/Water type Pokemón: Drednaw.
  • Two new Grass type Pokemón: Eldegoss and Gossifleur.
  • A limp imp, Impidimp. Psychic/Dark.
  • A ghost type, Polteageist.
  • New Normal type Pokemón: Wooloo.
  • Yet another Electric doggie-dog, Yamper
  • A Fairy type Pokémon, this time a desert called Alcremie
  • Rolycoly, a Rock type Pokémon that looks promising.
  • A new Steel/Dragon type, Duraludon.
  • Two new legendary dogs. The Sword, Zacian and the shield, Zamazenta.
  • The new region is called Galar.

Obviously, Meltan and Melmetal will also be a part of generation 8.

Unconfirmed generation 8 "facts":

NOT confirmed. There, we have said it like 5 times. Don't whine.

  • Noctowl branches out to normal/flying type and a dark/flying type Pokémon.
  • Ledian evolves to a stronger bug/flying type Pokémon.
  • Wobbuffet evolves to a Psychic/Fighting type.
  • Girafarig, gets branched evolutions normal/ghost type and normal/psychic.
  • Ariados get a stronger bug type evolution.
  • Lanturn evolves to a stronger water/eletric type.
  • Flaafy gets a branched evolution, perhaps to electric/dark type.
  • Sunflora evolves to a grass/fairy type Pokémon.
  • Sudowoodo seems to get a branched evolutions, rock and rock/fighting types.
  • Dunsparce evolves in two steps, first normal/flying type then dragon/flying type.
  • Granbull evolves to a Fairy/Fighting type.
  • A baby Delibird will appear.
  • Shuckle evolves to a bug/steel Pokemon.
  • Mantine evolves to a water/electric Pokemon.
  • Heracross get a stronger version in generation 8. Bug/fighting type.
  • A Dark type baby version of Sneasel.

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What do you expect from the next generation of Pokémon?