Pokemon Scarlet and Violet has revealed its model new battle mechanic. The new Pokemon video games, due out later this 12 months, will characteristic the Terastal Phenomenon, a brand new mechanic that causes Pokemon to actually crystallize and acquire a big crown-like jewel to look on prime of their head. Terastallization not solely blings out a Pokemon, it additionally causes assaults of a sure kind to obtain a lift. Which kind of assault receives that increase is decided by a Pokemon’s “Tera Type.” While most Pokemon have a Tera Type that matches their regular typing (i.e., most Pikachu could have an Electric Tera Type), some Pokemon could have deviating Tera Types that supply extra methods in battle.
Players can Terastallize any Pokemon utilizing a Tera Orb, which they assumably obtain over the course of the game. Terastallization lasts for the course of a battle and gamers might want to recharge their Tera Orb at a Pokemon Center or by discovering crystals within the wild between battles.
Notably, gamers also can take part in Tera Raids, a brand new model of the Max Raid characteristic seen in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Up to 4 gamers can take part in a Tera Raid, which frequently characteristic Wild Pokemon which have a deviating Tera Type. Players can both use a Link Code to take part in a Tera Raid with pals or they’ll take part in Tera Raids by themselves or with random different gamers through on-line play.
The new Pokemon Scarlet and Violet trailer additionally formally revealed the identify of the brand new area – Paldea – and revealed three new Pokemon, the Paldean model of Wooper and the brand new Pokemon Fidough and Cetitan. Fidough seems to be a canine made from candy bread, whereas Cetitan is a strolling whale. Miraidon and Koraidon’s new varieties had been additionally showcased, confirming that each Legendary Pokemon can rework into varied car sorts to assist gamers traverse the area.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will likely be launched on November 18th.