New Mega Evolutions star in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire trailer

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Japan’s CoroCoro comic last week brought news that Mega Altaria, Mega Lopunny and Mega Salamence as new Mega Evolutions in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, and now The Pokémon Company International have shared a new gameplay trailer showing them in action.

After undergoing Mega Evolution, Mega Altaria becomes a Dragon and Fairy-type and receives the Pixilate Ability, changing Normal-type moves into Fairy-type. It also gains a significant boost to Attack and Special Attack stats, and a Defense increase.

Meanwhile, Mega Salamence is also treated to a large Defense stat bonus, and it gains the Aerilate Ability turning Normal-type moves into Flying-type. Whereas Mega Lopunny receives the Scrappy Ability, making Ghost-type Pokémon vulnerable to its Normal-type and Fighting-type moves. It also gets a huge boost to its Attack stat and a Speed increase.

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire will release in North America on November 21st, and Europe on November 28th.

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