Generation VIII (
Dynamax, Gigantamax, & Eternamax
Similarly to the Alolan forms in Sun and Moon, Galar has it's own Regional variants known as the Galarian forms. Unlike Alolan forms, which are exclusive to Generation I's normal counterparts, Galarian forms also have their normal counterparts from beyond Generation I. Galarian forms even have the evolutions that are exclusive to the previous Generations' Regional variant counterparts.
|Bea (Sword)||Fighting||Fighting Badge|
|Allister (Shield)||Ghost||Ghost Badge|
|Gordie (Sword)||Rock||Rock Badge|
|Melony (Shield)||Ice||Ice Badge|
Main series and expansions
- This is the first Generation to have paid additional content for the core Pokémon series, replacing the usual enhanced versions.
- The wolf heads on top of the sword and shield represent Zacian, Pokémon Sword, and Zamazenta, Pokémon Shield, respectively. Both Legendary Pokémon are also wielding their represented objects.
- The Gym Badges are named after the types in this region.
- It is the first even-numbered generation that didn't introduce a new evolution for Eevee.
- Through the upcoming Crown Tundra expansion, it will also be the first generation to add new Legendary Pokémon to an already existing trio.