Catch, battle, and trade Pokémon on an all-new adventure in the Galar region
Choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon
Unravel the mystery behind the Legendary Pokémon Zacian and Zamazenta!
Team up with other Trainers to participate in Max Raid Battles***!
Battle wild Dynamax Pokémon in Max Raid Battles and try catching them***
Model Compatibility: Nintendo Switch
ESRB Content Description: No descriptors
Electronics Condition: New
Video Game Genre: Action/adventure
Software Format: ROM cartridge
ESRB Age Rating: E - Everyone
Street Date: November 15, 2019
Item Number (DPCI): 207-30-0176
A new generation of Pokémon is coming to the Nintendo Switch system. Become a Pokémon Trainer, embark on a new journey in the new Galar region, and unravel the mystery behind the Legendary Pokémon Zacian and Zamazenta! Explore the Wild Area, a vast expanse of land where the player can freely control the camera. And participate in Max Raid Battles*** in which players will face off against gigantic and super-strong Pokémon known as Dynamax Pokémon.
Begin your adventure by choosing one of three new partner Pokémon: Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble and encounter new and familiar Pokémon as you catch, battle, and trade. Players can control the camera and explore the vast areas around them in the Wild Area. Team up with other players locally or online in the new multiplayer co-op Max Raid Battles. Trainers who possess the special item Dynamax Band can Dynamax their own Pokémon. Get ready for the next Pokémon adventure in the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games.
Early Purchase incentive: Get a special Gigantamax Meowth as an early purchase bonus! If you purchase Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield before January 15th, 2020, you can receive a special Gigantamax Meowth! *** Unlike others found in the Galar region, this Meowth can Gigantamax to take on an imposing, elongated appearance capable of using a mighty G-Max Move! This special Meowth cannot evolve. You can receive this special Meowth by selecting the Get via Internet option in Mystery Gift. Don’t forget to claim this Cat Scratch Pokémon before January 15th, 2020!
*Additional games and systems may be required; sold separately. **Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo website/switch-online *** An internet connection is required to receive the special Meowth.