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SPOILERS Official Pokémon Sword and Shield speculation thread (Updated June 5th, 2019)

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With a new generation announcement comes a fresh new thread. Please discuss and speculate on the newly announced Gen 8 games here.
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I wonder if armor will be the new mechanic for this generation.
 
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Proceding with moderate excitement. Everything looks beautiful, aaaaaaah, I'm happy. A bit worried by the linearity of the map and the apparent lack of diversity in ecosystems, though. The logos are terrible... And why remove such a loved feature like the Pokémon following you? I'll be livid if they remove Amie too... But I'm glad they removed the overworld encounters, I hated it. It's sad to see how the ingame models take so much personality away from the Pokémon... At first I wasn't feeling the starters that much (but to be fair, I almost never pick them either way) but the official art is so adorable!!! Also a bit concerned with the legendaries situation. Making them based off of Romulus and Remulus would be really cool, like someone suggested!

My prediction for the starters' final typings:
Fire/electric for the rabit (the wording on the vídeo implied it, imo)
Grass/fighting or grass/ground for the monkey (or grass/fairy, the stick could be like a magic wand because it made the grass grow)
Water/psychic for the lizard (the whole camouflage/Messing with your perception thing)
 
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so what do we think of the building on the right:


Fully-scaled complex with multiple rooms, or a box with a glorified exterior just like SM's buildings?

Negativity aside for a moment, I do think the region map looks fun
 
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Proceding with moderate excitement. Everything looks beautiful, aaaaaaah, I'm happy. A bit worried by the linearity of the map and the apparent lack of diversity in ecosystems, though. The logos are terrible... And why remove such a loved feature like the Pokémon following you? I'll be livid if they remove Amie too... But I'm glad they removed the overworld encounters, I hated it. It's sad to see how the ingame models take so much personality away from the Pokémon... At first I wasn't feeling the starters that much (but to be fair, I almost never pick them either way) but the official art is so adorable!!! Also a bit concerned with the legendaries situation. Making them based off of Romulus and Remulus would be really cool, like someone suggested!

My prediction for the starters' final typings:
Fire/electric for the rabit (the wording on the vídeo implied it, imo)
Grass/fighting or grass/ground for the monkey (or grass/fairy, the stick could be like a magic wand because it made the grass grow)
Water/psychic for the lizard (the whole camouflage/Messing with your perception thing)
Delphox passed the baton...litterally XD
 
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Armored Butterfree and Armored Flygon i am %100 sure gamefreak will do that (!)
 
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Proceding with moderate excitement. Everything looks beautiful, aaaaaaah, I'm happy. A bit worried by the linearity of the map and the apparent lack of diversity in ecosystems, though. The logos are terrible... And why remove such a loved feature like the Pokémon following you? I'll be livid if they remove Amie too... But I'm glad they removed the overworld encounters, I hated it. It's sad to see how the ingame models take so much personality away from the Pokémon... At first I wasn't feeling the starters that much (but to be fair, I almost never pick them either way) but the official art is so adorable!!! Also a bit concerned with the legendaries situation. Making them based off of Romulus and Remulus would be really cool, like someone suggested!

My prediction for the starters' final typings:
Fire/electric for the rabit (the wording on the vídeo implied it, imo)
Grass/fighting or grass/ground for the monkey (or grass/fairy, the stick could be like a magic wand because it made the grass grow)
Water/psychic for the lizard (the whole camouflage/Messing with your perception thing)
I was slightly apprehensive about the starters too but the 2D artwork changed that. Now I love Scorbunny and Sobble. :3
 
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