List of generation VIII Pokémon

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The eighth generation (Generation VIII) of the Pokémon franchise features the addition of a currently-unknown number of fictional species of creatures to the core video game series in the 2019 Nintendo Switch games Pokémon Sword and Shield. The traditional three new starter Pokémon of the generation are the only Pokémon that have been revealed so far: the grass-type starter Grookey; the fire-type starter Scorbunny; and the water-type starter Sobble.

List of Pokémon[edit]

List of Pokémon species introduced in Generation VIII (2019)
Name National Pokédex
number
Type(s) Evolves into Notes
English Japanese Primary Secondary
Grookey Sarunori[1] unknown Grass unknown The Grass-type starter in Pokémon Sword and Shield. In a poll held by The Pokémon Company International's official Twitter account, Grookey was the least popular of the three starters, receiving only 25 percent of the vote.[2]
Scorbunny Hibanny[1] unknown Fire unknown The Fire-type starter in Pokémon Sword and Shield. In a Twitter poll held by The Pokémon Company on the three starters, Scorbunny came in second receiving 37 percent of the vote, just shy of Sobble.[2]
Sobble Messon[1] unknown Water unknown The Water-type starter in Pokémon Sword and Shield. In a Twitter poll held by The Pokémon Company on the three starters, Sobble was the most popular, receiving 38 percent of the vote.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "ポケットモンスター ソード・シールド". pokemon.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c The Pokémon Company [@pokemon] (February 27, 2019). "Now that you've met our new starter Pokémon, which will you choose to accompany you on your journey across the Galar region?" (Tweet). Retrieved March 10, 2019 – via Twitter.