• Pokemon Sword and Shield Make Change to Terrain Damage

    1 month ago - By Game Rant

    Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have been available for almost a month now, but Pokemon fans are still discovering changes that have been made since the last generation of games. The most recent change was perhaps discovered earlier, but wasn't shared broadly. Or perhaps Pokemon fans just assumed the numbers were just the same until now. Either way, apparently Game Freak has adjusted the amount of damage associated with attacks matching the terrain's type in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Terrain is a mechanic that Game Freak introduced in Pokemon X and Y that introduces a field effect to a...
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  • Pokémon Sword & Shield: 10 Locations In The Game That Resemble Real Life UK Locations

    Pokémon Sword & Shield: 10 Locations In The Game That Resemble Real Life UK Locations

    1 month ago - By Game Rant

    The Pokémon world is a fantastical place, populated by 2'07” fiery snail-things that are almost twice as hot as the surface of the sun ( oh, Pokédex, what are you even talking about? ). At the same time, though, the various regions we explore in the games are inspired by the geography of the real world. RELATED: 10 Best New Pokémon Of The Galar Region Johto, for instance, is reminiscent of Japan's Kansai region, while Alola obviously nods to Hawaii. Galar of Pokémon Sword and Shield , meanwhile, is clearly based on the UK. We've seen the resemblance since the earliest trailers (there's a...
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  • Pokemon Sword and Shield's Best Pokemon for Competitive Battles

    Pokemon Sword and Shield's Best Pokemon for Competitive Battles

    1 month ago - By Game Rant

    One of the core staples for each generation of Pokemon is the competitive battle scene. With each iteration in the series, a new handful of Pokemon rise the ranks to be some of the most powerful when it comes to the competitive meta, With Pokemon Sword and Shield , there are a few Pokemon who are standouts in the competitive scene for one reason or another. While some are absolute powerhouse hitters, others offer a supportive or defensive roll that makes them useful in double battles. Here are some of the best Pokemon for competitive battling in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. First on...
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