The Pokemon Company has added a sneak peek at the contents of the Pokemon Sword And Shield Expansion Pass to the base game.
This sneak peek comes in the form of Galarian Slowpoke, a new Galar form that will appear in the Expansion Pass. By going to Wedgehurst Station in Pokemon Sword And Shield, players can meet with one of the new human characters from the pass (Klara in Sword, Avery in Shield), and given a chance to catch a Galarian Slowpoke.
Category: Dopey Pokémon
Weight: 79.4 lbs.
Ability: Gluttony / Own Tempo
The Slowpoke of the Galar region used to eat the seeds of a certain plant that grew in their habitat. These seeds were in fact Galarica seeds, used to this day as an essential spice for cooking in the Galar region. The Slowpoke in Galar built up particles of this spice in their bodies over several generations, eventually gaining the unique appearance and behavior they are known for today. Galarian Slowpoke spend their days wallowing on seashores and riverbanks without thinking about anything in particular. Occasionally, they might get a very sharp look in their eyes, but they will soon revert to their zoned-out expression. It’s thought that this behavior is caused by the accumulated Galarica particles stimulating Galarian Slowpoke’s brain, resulting in it thinking of something tremendous—only for the Galarian Slowpoke to immediately forget what it had just thought of.
In addition to Galarian Slowpoke, it has also been confirmed that this Slowpoke will be able to evolve into either Galarian Slowbro or Galarian Slowking, using an item exclusive to the Isle of Armor expansion and Crown Tundra expansion respectively. We will be sure to bring all the details as they come.
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