The Pokémon Company International and Game Freak have revealed three new Pokémon – Pawmi, Lechonk and Smoliv – that you will be able to catch on your adventure in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet on Nintendo Switch.
In addition to the electric sacs in its cheeks, Pawmi has electricity-discharging organs on its forepaws. It generates electricity by rubbing its cheeks, then it shocks its opponents by touching them with the pads on its forepaws.
The fur that covers its body is good insulation against the cold and serves the purpose of storing electricity. When it feels uneasy, this cautious Pokémon will begin rubbing its cheeks, preparing itself to discharge an electric shock.
- Category: Mouse Pokémon
- Type: Electric
- Height: 1′
- Weight: 5.5 lbs.
- Ability: Static / Natural Cure
Lechonk uses its sense of smell to find and eat only the most fragrant wild grasses and the richest Berries. As a result of its dining habits, it has come to radiate an aroma resembling herbs that Bug-type Pokémon dislike. If attacked by an opponent and startled, it will charge forward in a panic.
It may appear fat at first glance, but in reality, the Pokémon’s body is mostly muscle built by constantly walking around in search of food.
- Category: Hog Pokémon
- Type: Normal
- Height: 1’8″
- Weight: 22.5 lbs.
- Ability: Aroma Veil / Gluttony
The oil that comes out of its head has a very strong bitter taste, and it is not suitable for consumption. When startled or attacked, Smoliv will shoot this oil out, slowing its opponent down. It will then seize that moment to run away.
In the fruit on its head, Smoliv stores oil made from nutrients it gathers through photosynthesis. As a result, it can go for a week without eating or drinking. It prefers dry and sunny climates, and it seems to spend its days sunbathing.
- Category: Olive Pokémon
- Type: Grass/Normal
- Height: 1′
- Weight: 14.3 lbs.
- Ability: Early Bird
Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will release at retail and on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide on 18th November 2022.