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‘Pokémon Scarlet and Violet’ trailer reveals Paldea region, Terastal forms and rideable legendaries

  • The Pokémon Company dropped a new trailer this morning to introduce the Paldea region for their new main series games, “Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.”
  • The trailer expands on the mystery behind two legendary Pokémon — Koraidon and Miraidon — who are shown as rideable creatures on land, sea and air since they can be used as a bike and glider, respectively. 
  • A new Terastal form mechanic can boost a Pokémon's power in battle and may even change its type.
  • New Pokémon are showcased in the trailer, including a doughy dog called Fidough and an ice-type whale-inspired Pokémon called Cetitan.
  • “Pokémon Scarlet and Violet” will be released on Nov. 18 for the Nintendo Switch.

A new “Pokémon Scarlet and Violet” trailer released this morning introduces players to the Paldea region, rideable legendaries and the new Terastal form mechanic. 

The trailer expands on the mystery behind two legendary Pokémon: Koraidon and Miraidon. They are shown as both partners for the player and rideable creatures on land, sea and air as they can be used as a bike and glider, respectively. 

l e c h o n k : Your new favorite Pokémon has just been unveiled

  • Forget about unusually attractive professors and questionably shaped legendaries, the new Pokémon Lechonk has stolen hearts of fans everywhere.
  • Netizens have taken to social media to express their love and devotion to the new Pokémon.
  • Lechonk’s name is a portmanteau of the words “lechón” and “chonk.”
  • “Lechón” refers to either the Spanish term for piglet or a traditional Filipino pork dish. “Chonk” is a reference to internet slang used to describe a large creature.
  • You can catch, train and battle Lechonk to your heart’s content when “Pokémon Scarlet” and “Pokémon Violet” release on Nov. 18, 2022.

Forget about unusually attractive professors and questionably shaped legendaries, the new Pokémon Lechonk has stolen hearts of fans everywhere.

In the days following the release of the second trailer for “Pokémon Scarlet” and “Pokémon Violet,” Lechonk has become an instant fan favorite, with netizens taking to social media to express their love and devotion to the new Pokémon.