The Pokémon Company tease a mysterious new Pokémon that will appear in the upcoming Pokémon Scarlet and Violet “Hidden Treasure of Area Zero” DLC. In the new Pokémon Scarlet and Violet DLC, players will leave the Paldea region to explore mysteries of the current Pokémon world.
The new Pokémon appears to be similar to Legendary Pokémon Terapagos. However, this Pokémon does not have a name, so it’s a smaller Pokémon when compared to Terapagos. Pokémon Horizons: The Series viewers also saw the new Pokémon in the first episode of the anime.
The latest details are available below via The Pokémon Company.
Who’s That Pokémon?!
This unknown Pokémon is reminiscent of the Legendary Pokémon Terapagos, but its name and true nature are shrouded in mystery. It is small in stature and not particularly strong, but when push comes to shove, it can crystallize the energy in its body to form a protective shield. Apparently, it can also assume a dormant state when it feels that its life is in danger by pulling its head, limbs, and tail into its shell and making itself look like a jewel.
In The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero, players will leave the Paldea region and be able to delve deeper into the world of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet.
New Animated Series Offers Tease of Mysterious Pokémon
The recent premiere of “Pokémon Horizons: The Series” in Japan offered a sneak peek at the newly discovered Pokémon. In the animated series, Liko, one of the protagonists, carries a mysterious pendant that is seen transforming into this Pokémon. The Pokémon then reverts immediately after it protects Liko from danger.
Debuting outside Japan starting in 2023, “Pokémon Horizons: The Series” is a new Pokémon animated series that will follow a never-before-seen storyline and characters, including dual protagonists Liko and Roy, as they uncover various mysteries of the Pokémon world, such as the fascinating secrets surrounding this newly discovered Pokémon.
Lastly, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is available now for Nintendo Switch worldwide.