Pokemon Shield getting the exclusive Galarian Ponyta

The Pokemon Company revealed today that one of the Pokemon that will be exclusive to Pokemon Shield is the Galarian Ponyta, an exclusive evolution of Ponyta.

While Galarian Ponyta is only available in Pokemon Shield, that doesn’t mean that the Pokemon cannot be traded to Pokemon Sword!

Here are the full details of Galarian Ponyta:

Galarian Ponyta
Category: Unique Horn Pokémon
Type: Psychic
Height: 2’7″
Weight: 52.9 lbs.
Ability: Run Away/ Pastel Veil
Galarian Ponyta have been found in a certain forest of the Galar region since ancient times. It is said that they were exposed to the overflowing life energy of the forest over many generations, and therefore their appearance became unique in this region.
Galarian Ponyta can absorb the life energy of the surrounding atmosphere and store it in its mane. Its mane will become more colorful, and even emit a sparkling glow, if there is an abundance of energy around.
Galarian Ponyta’s Ability, Pastel Veil, is a new Ability introduced in these titles. This Ability prevents the Pokémon and its allies from becoming poisoned. It can even cure the poisoned status condition of its allies when this Pokémon enters the battlefield.

Here’s an inside look of Pokemon Shield Galarian Ponyta:

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield will be available on November 15 exclusively for Nintendo Switch.