Pokemon Sword and Shield

Meet the Fabulous Galarian Ponyta, a Pokemon Shield Exclusive

Following its first appearance during the 24-hour Pokemon Sword and Shield live stream, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company has officially introduced Galarian Ponyta.

If the Pokemon Sword has Sirfetch’d as an exclusive Pokemon, Pokemon Shield has Galarian Ponyta as its exclusive Pokemon. Galarian Ponyta is a Psychic-type Pokemon known for its colorful fur. This Pokemon is found in a certain forest of the Galar region since ancient times.

Pokemon Shield Galarian Ponyta
Pokemon Shield Galarian Ponyta

According to the revealed details, Galarian Ponyta weighs 52.9 lbs. and a height of 2’7″ with the ability move of Run Away and Pastel Veil. Galarian Ponyta’s new ability, Pastel Veil, will protect the Pokemon and its allies from poison. In addition, this move can cure poisoned allied Pokemon once this Pokemon joins the battle. You can check out Galarian Ponyta trailer below.

By Samantha Hubble

An ambitious Electronics engineer in the making. You can usually find her at the library or at the bedroom playing her favorite game Pokemon Sun and Moon. She's currently based in Japan for her internship.