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* The way some Pokemon come after you in the Wild Area. Notable examples are Liepard which is so fast it will always catch you if you're not on your bike, Sneasel and Tyrogue, which are quick like Liepard but also small enough that it's effectively a jumpscare when they run into you, and the way Grapploct ''crawls towards you if it sees you'' is downright spine-chilling.


* The scene that takes place in the Slumbering Weald. The idea is that you and Hop go in there to save a Wooloo, only for both of you to get lost in the thick fog that rolls in not long after you enter. But that's not the scary part - the scary part is the encounter with Zacian/Zamazenta (depending on the version) at the tail end of the path after you follow cries that Hop thought were a hurt Pokémon. First off, the legendary Pokémon is presented as a "???" at level ???, [[NothingIsScarier so you don't even know how powerful this thing is]]. Also, when you try to attack it, ''it won't work''. [[NoSell All your attacks will fail to even faze it]]. You can't run away, either. And if that wasn't enough, there's also the background music which sets the tone perfectly; a hopeless encounter with a beast you know absolutely nothing about.

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* The scene that takes place in the Slumbering Weald. The idea is that you and Hop go in there to save a Wooloo, only for both of you to get lost in the thick fog that rolls in not long after you enter. But that's not the scary part - the scary part is the encounter with Zacian/Zamazenta (depending on the version) at the tail end of the path after you follow cries that Hop thought were a hurt Pokémon. First off, the legendary Pokémon is presented as a "???" at level ???, [[NothingIsScarier so you don't even know how powerful this thing is]]. Also, when you try to attack it, ''it won't work''. [[NoSell All your attacks will fail to even faze it]]. You can't run away, either. And if that wasn't enough, there's also the background music which sets the tone perfectly; a hopeless encounter with a beast you know absolutely nothing about.



* If you thought Ultra Necrozma was scary, meet Eternatus and its Eternamax form; yes, there's a level above Gigantamax. It's a giant serpent that almost looks like a spinal cord, with a five-pronged mouth at the end and what looks to be eyes at the end of each prong. You can't even attack it--as in, your Pokémon can't use any moves--until a plot event has you and Hop summon not one, but ''both'' box legendaries. Keep in mind that this had happened before, 20,000 years ago, wherein Eternatus' mere awakening from its meteoroid prison began a calamity known as the Darkest Day, which required both Zacian and Zamazenta to seal it away again, and the two beasts still have parts of their bodies nicked off from that battle. And unlike Necrozma and Kyurem, who played similar roles and fell to earth in a similar fashion, this thing seems to be inherently malevolent as opposed to acting out of pained rage.
** And on that note, the Darkest Day. Imagine house-sized Pokémon, far as the eye can see, wreaking havoc all across Galar. It took two heroes -- one with a sword and the other a shield -- and their armies of Pokémon alongside Zacian and Zamazenta to shove Eternatus back into its cage, and only Arceus knows how many lives were lost and how devastated the region was before the conflict finally ended. Still not enough? [[LeakingCanOfEvil The cage leaked all that time]], and the occasional Dynamax Pokémon would cause havoc; it got to the point where meteorites called Wishing Stars were actually weaponized to give the land's defenders a means to fight back, which eventually changed from national defense to regional competition. [[EvilIsNotAToy And then Chairman Rose had to prod at the cage]], and next thing you know, [[HistoryRepeats it's a new Darkest Day]]...

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* If you thought Ultra Necrozma was scary, meet Eternatus and its Eternamax form; yes, there's a level above Gigantamax. It's a giant serpent that almost looks like a spinal cord, with a five-pronged mouth at the end and what looks to be eyes at the end of each prong. You can't even attack it--as it — as in, your Pokémon can't use any moves--until moves — until a plot event has you and Hop summon not one, but ''both'' box legendaries. Keep in mind that this had happened before, 20,000 years ago, wherein Eternatus' mere awakening from its meteoroid prison began a calamity known as the Darkest Day, which required both Zacian and Zamazenta to seal it away again, and the two beasts still have parts of their bodies nicked off from that battle. And unlike Necrozma and Kyurem, who played similar roles and fell to earth in a similar fashion, this thing seems to be inherently malevolent as opposed to acting out of pained rage.
** And on that note, the Darkest Day. Imagine house-sized Pokémon, far as the eye can see, wreaking havoc all across Galar. It took two heroes -- one with a sword and the other a shield -- and their armies of Pokémon alongside Zacian and Zamazenta to shove Eternatus back into its cage, and only Arceus knows how many lives were lost and how devastated the region was before the conflict finally ended. Still not enough? [[LeakingCanOfEvil The cage leaked all that time]], and the occasional Dynamax Pokémon would cause havoc; it got to the point where meteorites called Wishing Stars were actually weaponized to give the land's defenders a means to fight back, which eventually changed from national defense to regional competition. [[EvilIsNotAToy And then Chairman Rose had to prod at the cage]], and next thing you know, [[HistoryRepeats it's a new Darkest Day]]...Day]]...
** There's an alternative view of Eternatus' calamitous powers — it's not malevolent, it's [[PowerIncontinence unable to restrain its power]]. YMMV on which is worse.



** They also don't appear to change their expressions, even when they lose they retain that big wide eye smile whilst laughing.

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** They also don't appear to change their expressions, expressions; even when they lose lose, they retain that big wide eye smile whilst laughing.



-->'''Oleana''': So, you got through all of the special staff that I had ordered to stop you. I would expect nothing less of the Trainers handpicked by Champion Leon himself. But I am afraid it is now time for you to go home. Because... ([[MoodSwinger suddenly switches her normally calm face to a freaky furious one]]) I will not allow anyone to disturb the great Chairman Rose! You shall be the first, (player name)! If I beat you to pieces, then the Champion will have no one to battle and will thus lose heart. In that state, he will listen to anything the chairman says!

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-->'''Oleana''': -->'''Oleana:''' So, you got through all of the special staff that I had ordered to stop you. I would expect nothing less of the Trainers handpicked by Champion Leon himself. But I am afraid it is now time for you to go home. Because... ([[MoodSwinger suddenly switches her normally calm face to a freaky furious one]]) I will not allow anyone to disturb the great Chairman Rose! You shall be the first, (player name)! If I beat you to pieces, then the Champion will have no one to battle and will thus lose heart. In that state, he will listen to anything the chairman says!



** [[DeathOfAChild Phantump]] can naturally be found here. Being encountered among the likes of Shiinotic, Morgrem, and Hattrem just to name the most malignant ones only implies the worst—take your pick whether that worst means being lured in and ''[[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice shish-kebabed]]'' by Morgrem, having one's [[LifeDrinker life-force drained by Shiinotic]], or being ''[[FelonyMisdemeanor viciously]]'' struck down by Hattrem.
* Venture out onto the ocean surrounding the Isle of Armor, and you'll eventually see a load of splashing heading in your direction. It's only once it gets close enough for the Pokémon to spawn that you realize you're ''actively being hunted by a Sharpedo''. Unless you time your boosts properly, it ''will'' catch you.

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** [[DeathOfAChild Phantump]] can naturally be found here. Being encountered among the likes of Shiinotic, Morgrem, and Hattrem Hattrem, just to name the most malignant ones ones, only implies the worst—take worst — take your pick whether that worst means being lured in and ''[[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice shish-kebabed]]'' by Morgrem, having one's [[LifeDrinker life-force drained by Shiinotic]], or being ''[[FelonyMisdemeanor viciously]]'' struck down by Hattrem.
* Venture out onto the ocean surrounding the Isle of Armor, and you'll eventually see a load of splashing heading in your direction. It's only once it gets close enough for the Pokémon to spawn that you realize you're ''actively being hunted by [[ThreateningShark a Sharpedo''.Sharpedo]]''. Unless you time your boosts properly, it ''will'' catch you.

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* Be careful with Zarude. If it sees you, it will lunge at you!

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** Necrozma in particular looks ''very'' intimidating due to its Dynamaxed appearance looking eerily similar to its appearance in the opening of ''Ultra Sun'' and ''Ultra Moon'', where it captured the already sizeable Nebby in its palms.


* Crown Tundra takes some of the most scariest Pokemon such as Necrozma and the Ultra Beasts up to eleven in Dynamax Adventures.

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* Crown Tundra takes some of the most scariest Pokemon Pokémon such as Necrozma and the Ultra Beasts up to eleven UpToEleven in Dynamax Adventures.


* The Policemen trainers look.... [[https://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/f/fe/Y-Comm_Profile_Police_Officer.png way too friendly]]. To elaborate, their faces are extremely unsettling in appearance, their big eyes and mouths especially.

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* The Policemen trainers look.... [[https://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/f/fe/Y-Comm_Profile_Police_Officer.png way too friendly]]. To elaborate, their faces are [[UncannyValley extremely unsettling unsettling]] in appearance, their big eyes and mouths especially.


* Crown Tundra takes some of the most scariest Pokemon such as Necrozma and the Ultra Beasts up to eleven.

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* Crown Tundra takes some of the most scariest Pokemon such as Necrozma and the Ultra Beasts up to eleven.eleven in Dynamax Adventures.

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* Crown Tundra takes some of the most scariest Pokemon such as Necrozma and the Ultra Beasts up to eleven.


* Venture out onto the ocean surrounding the Isle of Armor and you'll eventually see a load of splashing heading in your direction. It's only once it gets close enough for the Pokémon to spawn that you realize that you're ''actively being hunted by a Sharpedo'', and that unless you time your boosts properly, it ''will'' catch you.

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* Venture out onto the ocean surrounding the Isle of Armor Armor, and you'll eventually see a load of splashing heading in your direction. It's only once it gets close enough for the Pokémon to spawn that you realize that you're ''actively being hunted by a Sharpedo'', and that unless Sharpedo''. Unless you time your boosts properly, it ''will'' catch you.


** Phantump can naturally be found here. Being encountered among the likes of Shiinotic, Morgrem, and Hattrem just to name the most malignant ones only implies the worst—take your pick whether that worst means being lured in and ''[[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice shish-kebabed]]'' by Morgrem, having one's [[LifeDrinker life-force drained by Shiinotic]], or being ''[[FelonyMisdemeanor viciously]]'' struck down by Hattrem.

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** Phantump [[DeathOfAChild Phantump]] can naturally be found here. Being encountered among the likes of Shiinotic, Morgrem, and Hattrem just to name the most malignant ones only implies the worst—take your pick whether that worst means being lured in and ''[[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice shish-kebabed]]'' by Morgrem, having one's [[LifeDrinker life-force drained by Shiinotic]], or being ''[[FelonyMisdemeanor viciously]]'' struck down by Hattrem.


** Phantump can naturally be found here. Being encountered among the likes of Shiinotic, Morgrem, and Hattrem just to name the most malignant ones only implies the worst—take your pick whether that worst means being lured in and ''[[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice shish-kebabed]]'' by Morgrem, having one's [[LifeDrinker life-force drained by Shiinotic,]] or being ''[[FelonyMisdemeanor viciously]]'' struck down by Hattrem.

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** Phantump can naturally be found here. Being encountered among the likes of Shiinotic, Morgrem, and Hattrem just to name the most malignant ones only implies the worst—take your pick whether that worst means being lured in and ''[[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice shish-kebabed]]'' by Morgrem, having one's [[LifeDrinker life-force drained by Shiinotic,]] Shiinotic]], or being ''[[FelonyMisdemeanor viciously]]'' struck down by Hattrem.


** Phantump can naturally be found here. Being encountered among the likes of Shiinotic, Morgrem, and Hattrem just to name the most malignant ones only implies the worst—take your pick whether that worst means being lured in and ''shish-kebabed'' by Morgrem, having life-force drained by Shiinotic, or being ''viciously'' struck down by Hattrem.
* Venture out onto the ocean surrounding the Isle of Armor and you'll eventually see a load of splashing heading in your direction. It's only once it gets close enough for the Pokémon to spawn that you realize that you're ''actively being hunted by a Sharpedo'', and that unless you time your boosts properly, ''it will catch you''.

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** Phantump can naturally be found here. Being encountered among the likes of Shiinotic, Morgrem, and Hattrem just to name the most malignant ones only implies the worst—take your pick whether that worst means being lured in and ''shish-kebabed'' ''[[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice shish-kebabed]]'' by Morgrem, having one's [[LifeDrinker life-force drained by Shiinotic, Shiinotic,]] or being ''viciously'' ''[[FelonyMisdemeanor viciously]]'' struck down by Hattrem.
* Venture out onto the ocean surrounding the Isle of Armor and you'll eventually see a load of splashing heading in your direction. It's only once it gets close enough for the Pokémon to spawn that you realize that you're ''actively being hunted by a Sharpedo'', and that unless you time your boosts properly, ''it will it ''will'' catch you''.you.

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* Venture out onto the ocean surrounding the Isle of Armor and you'll eventually see a load of splashing heading in your direction. It's only once it gets close enough for the Pokémon to spawn that you realize that you're ''actively being hunted by a Sharpedo'', and that unless you time your boosts properly, ''it will catch you''.

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** Phantump can naturally be found here. Being encountered among the likes of Shiinotic, Morgrem, and Hattrem just to name the most malignant ones only implies the worst—take your pick whether that worst means being lured in and ''shish-kebabed'' by Morgrem, having life-force drained by Shiinotic, or being ''viciously'' struck down by Hattrem.


* Glimwood Tangle. It's a dark forest of mushrooms that give off an eerie light when touched, and the music is a haunting lullaby. As the name might hint, it's full of fairy-type pokemon. Unfriendly-looking fairy-type pokemon.

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* Glimwood Tangle. It's a dark forest of mushrooms that give off an eerie light when touched, and the music is a haunting lullaby. As the name might hint, it's full of fairy-type pokemon. Fairy-type Pokémon. [[TheFairFolk Unfriendly-looking fairy-type pokemon.Fairy-type Pokémon]].

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