Pokemon Sword & Shield game was launched on November 15, 2019, and the game is only available on the Nintendo Switch Platform. Pokemon Sword & Shield features the Galar region which has added many new Pokemon to the game. You can check the complete Galar Pokedex by heading here.

Pokemon Sword & Shield also added Galarian forms to the game. Speaking of Galarian forms they are similar to Alolan forms. These forms came into existence as some Pokemon type & form modifies when they adopt a new environment & surroundings. Pokemon Sword & Shield game features the following Galarian forms :

Galarian Ponyta

Galarian Zigzagoon, Galarian Linoone, Galarian Meowth, Galarian Farfetch’d, Galarian Stunfisk, Galarian Corsola, Galarian Weezing, Galarian Yamask, Galarian Ponyta, Galarian Rapidash, Galarian Mr. Mime, Galarian Darumaka, Galarian Darmanitan.

Pokemon Sword and Shield

Apart from this, the game also introduced Gigantamax forms to the game. However, Gigantamax forms only occur when the Dynamax form of Pokemon is activated. Also, Pokemon should be engaged in a Max Raid Battle. Mentioned below are all the Gigantamax forms in the game.


Charizard,Butterfree, Pikachu, Meowth,Machamp, Gengar, Kingler, Lapras, Eevee, Snorlax, Garbodor, Corviknight, Orbeetle, Drednaw, Coalossal, Flapple, Appletun, Sandaconda, Centiskorch, Hatterene, Grimmsnarl, Alcremie, Copperajah, and Duraludon.

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As the game features many new Pokemon, some of them are tricky to evolve. One of them is Applin, if you don’t know how to evolve Applin, you can head here. Apart from this, players can also teach ‘Flamethrower’ move to Ninetales at just Level 10.


But before that, players are required to catch Vulpix and keep that in mind that it is Sword exclusive Pokemon. If you are playing Shield version of the game, you need to make a trade. Players can catch Vulpix on Route 3 in Sword & then they need firestone to evolve the Vulpix into Ninetales.


Players can actually teach ‘Flamethrower’ move to Ninetales by visiting any Pokemon Center, and by finding any Move Tutor. Since Vulpix did not had the chance to learn the move during its evolution so the tutor can help Ninetails remember the move Flamethrower.


By teaching ‘Flamethrower’ move, players can make their Ninetales really powerful. Players can also use this trick for some other Pokemon who missed to learn a move during their evolution through stones. If you don’t know how to catch Vulpix, you can check the video down below.

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