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[[File:Pokémon Sword Shield logo.png|thumb|Pokémon Sword and Shield logo]]
On July 8th, moreMore {{bp|Pokémon Sword and Shield}} news washas been announced in a new trailer. releasedIt bydetails more information about the {{bp|NintendoDynamax}} feature, new {{bp|PokémonGym Leader}}s, new characters, and three new Pokémon.
==New Pokémon==
{{p|Rolycoly}} is a new {{type|Rock}} Pokémon. It has the Abilities {{a|Steam Engine}} and {{a|Heatproof}}.
*The {{typep|RockAlcremie}} Pokémon,is a new {{ptype|RolycolyFairy}} was revealedPokémon. It has the abilitiesAbility {{a|SteamSweet Engine}} and {{a|HeatproofVeil}}.
*{{p|AlcremieDuraludon}} was revealed asis a new {{t|Steel}}/{{type|FairyDragon}} Pokémon. whichIt has the abilityAbilities {{a|SweetLight Metal}} and {{bp|Heavy VeilMetal}}.
*{{p|DuraludonYamper}} was revealed asis a {{type|Steel}} andnew {{type|DragonElectric}} Pokémon. withIt has the abilitiesAbility {{a|LightBall MetalFetch}}. andWhile {{bp|Heavyit Metal}}was seen in the demo, which has been playable at several events, it has not been officially promoted until now.
*The trailer also showed more gameplay of {{p|Yamper}}.
{{bp|Chairman Rose}} is the chairman of the {{bp|Galar Pokémon League}} and the president of a large business conglomerate. He made the Galar Pokémon League famous by implementing Gym Battles featuring the {{bp|Dynamax}} phenomenon.
*{{bp|Oleana}} is Chairman Rose}}'s secretary. She is also the headvice president of theRose's {{bp|Pokémoncompany League}}and is largely in thecharge {{bp|Galar}}of its day-to-day regionrunning.
*In Pokémon Sword and Shield, the Gym Leaders the player fights differ between games. {{bp|OleanaBea}} wasis revealeda {{type|Fighting}} expert who appears as Chairmana Rose'sGym secretaryLeader in Pokémon Sword. {{bp|Allister}} is a {{type|Ghost}} expert who appears as a Gym Leader in Pokémon Shield.
*{{bp|Bea}} and {{bp|Allister}} are two new {{bp|Gym Leaders}} who will appear. Bea is a {{type|Fighting}} trainer and will only appear in Pokémon Sword. Allister is a {{type|Ghost}} trainer who will only appear in Pokémon Shield.
Alcremie, {{p|Corviknight}}, and {{p|Drednaw}} were all shown to have {{bp|Dynamax}} forms.
File:Sword Shield Chairman Rose.png|Chairman Rose
File:Sword Shield Bea.png|Bea
File:Sword Shield Allister.png|Allister
Certain species of Pokémon can perform a special kind of Dynamaxing known as Gigantamaxing. Gigantamax change in size and appearance. However, even among species which can Gigantamax, only certain individuals are able to do so. Pokémon capable of Gigantamaxing can be caught in Max Raid Battles, but are said to be very rare.
Gigantamax Pokémon have increased stats and access to a G-Max Move unique to their species. Regular Dynamax Pokémon cannot use G-Max Moves.
Special {{p|Drednaw}} can Gigantamax. As Gigantamax Drednaw, all of Drednaw's {{type|Water}} moves become the G-Max Move {{m|G-Max Stonesurge}}. G-Max Stonesurge deals damage, and also scatters sharp rocks around the opponent that damage Pokémon entering the battlefield.
Special {{p|Corviknight}} can Gigantamax. As Gigantamax Corviknight, all of Corviknight's {{type|Flying}} moves become the G-Max Move {{m|G-Max Wind Rage}}. G-Max Wind Rage deals damage, and also removes the effects of {{m|Reflect}}, {{m|Light Screen}}, {{m|Spikes}}, and {{m|Electric Terrain}} from the opponent.
Special {{p|Alcremie}} can Gigantamax. As Gigantamax Alcremie, all of Alcremie's {{type|Fairy}} moves become the G-Max Move {{m|G-Max Finale}}. G-Max Finale deals damage, and also heals all of the user's allies.
File:Alcremie-Gigantamax.png|Alcremie (Dynamax)
File:Drednaw-Gigantamax.png|Drednaw (Dynamax)
File:Corviknight-Gigantamax.png|Corviknight (Dynamax)