Pokémon Family Species: Gen I (Bulbasaur to Parasect / Venonat to Cloyster / Gastly to Miltank / Magikarp to Mew) | Gen II | Gen III (Treecko to Sharpedo / Wailmer to Deoxys) | Gen IV | Gen V (Victini to Zoroark / Minccino to Genesect) | Gen VI (Chespin to Hawlucha / Dedenne to Volcanion) | Gen VII (Rowlet to Comfey / Oranguru to Melmetal / Ultra Beasts) | Gen VIII (Grookey to Hatterene / Impidimp to Calyrex) | Glitches
Pokémon Human Characters: Protagonists And Rivals (Kanto / Johto / Hoenn / Sinnoh / Unova / Kalos / Alola / Galar) | Professors | Gym Leaders (Kanto / Johto / Hoenn / Sinnoh / Unova / Kalos / Galar) | Trial Captains and Kahunas | Elite Four | Champions
Pokémon Villain Teams: Team Rocket / Team Aqua/Magma / Team Galactic / Team Plasma / Team Flare / Team Skull / Team Yell
Frontier Brains And Other Facility Heads | Trainer Classes | Other NPCs (Aether Foundation / Ultra Recon Squad / Macro Cosmos)
A list of Pokémon from Pokémon Sword and Shield. These Pokémon are from the Galar region, which is based on the United Kingdom.
Sword and Shield is also the art directorial debut of James Turner, a long-time Game Freak employee originally from the UK who has worked on Pokémon designs since Black and White. Unlike previous generations where Ken Sugimori's franchise-defining style has been the dominant influence on Pokémon design, the generation has a notable shift in Pokémon design, with a distinctly more fantastical and colorful bent to designs.
At a total of 81 Pokémon added initially, Sword and Shield follow in the modern trend of smaller numbers of new Pokémon, falling in at the second smallest generation since X and Y, tying with Sun and Moon's initial total. Like Sun and Moon, the Galar region also includes a number of Galarian forms, several of which have new evolutions unique to their Galarian form, which marks the first time multiple new Pokémon evolutions have been added since Diamond and Pearl. Unlike previous generations, Sword and Shield will not receive an Updated Re-release, instead featuring a set of Expansion Passes which continue the trend started in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon of adding new species and Regional Forms mid-generation.note
As of the Crown Tundra, this generation has introduced 89 new Pokémon. As a result, this generation marks the first time an even number generation introduced more new Pokemon than the preceding odd-numbered generation. note
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