Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are three months away from release, and so far, there have only been three trailers. There are still a lot of information fans want to know, but it seems Game Freak and the companies involved are keeping their cards close to their chest for now. Because of this, many have turned to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet rumors and leaks for details, some of which have proven legit and others not so much. The latest rumor is interesting though and details the pseudo-legendary for the new generation.
For the uninitiated, pseudolegendaries are powerful Pokemon who are almost, or are extremely basically, as powerful as a Legendary. These often end up being the standalone, three-stage evolution Dragon-type of the region, with Tyranitar and Metagross being the only exceptions. Dragon-type pseudolegendaries include Dragonite, Salamence, Garchomp, Hydreigon, Goodra, Kommo-o, and Dragapult. The rumors about the latest Pseudolegendary come from Kaka and have been shared by others in the community, with Kaka’s spot record being decent but not the best.
Nonetheless, according to Kaka, the latest Dragon type in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will somehow be based on Sushi. This would seemingly imply it would be a Water/Dragon-type, but there’s no way of knowing and no other details were provided. It sounds like a workable idea, depending on the approach, as it could be like a segment Dragon similar to certain sushi rolls. It’s an out-there design, but then again, Game Freak has proven time and again it’s not against getting weird with designs. Drampa, Goodra, and other dragon-types certainly provide this.
Fans will have to wait and see if this leak proves legit or not, and given how piecemeal every Pokemon Scarlet and Violet trailer has been, it doesn’t seem too likely it’ll be confirmed too soon. Indeed, many wish Game Freak was more giving with the generation, as it seems to be in an overall odd spot. For example, it’s really hard to make a decision right now on which title to pick up. There are a few Pokemon Scarlet and Violet exclusives known, but given the new Pokemon pool is small and other details are even smaller, it’s a tough call right now.
Still, the pseudolegendary is likely available in both versions, and even if it is not Sushi-based, a Dragon-type pseudo legendary is a safe bet. Why a sushi-based Pokemon in the Spanish-inspired Paldea region is a big question mark, but again, there are odd things in the Pokemon World.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet release November 18 for Nintendo Switch.
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