Nintendo Direct reveals new Pokémon, camping and more

Pokémon Sword & Shield — 04 September, 2019

A Nintendo Direct has just aired and revealed new Pokemon and features on the upcoming games for Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Sword and Shield. A trailer has been released recapping what was in the Direct:

New Pokémon:

  • Polteageist, a Ghost type Pokémon.
  • Cramorant, a Flying/Water type Pokémon.
  • Alcremie is confirmed to come in multiple flavours - a green flavour was shown in the trailer.

There was also a new feature Pokémon Camp where you can play with your Pokémon, similar to Pokémon Amie or Pokémon Refresh from previous games. You can visit other players' camps and cook curry with up to four players.

Customization returns - your character's look can be changed in a variety of ways including clothing, hairstyles and makeup.

League Cards are a new collectible that are obtained from other trainers when battling them. You can customize your own League Card.


Alcremie forms - there are 16 in total

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