Pokemon Go teases hated Sword and Shield feature for 8th year
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Pokemon Go teases hated Sword and Shield feature for 8th year

Jul 07, 2024 2:31 PM

Dynamax, a feature not widely embraced by the Pokémon fanbase in Pokémon Sword and Shield, is set to make its debut in Pokémon Go as part of the game's upcoming 8th anniversary celebrations. The feature, which enlarges Pokémon and enhances their stats, marks a significant addition to the mobile game. Players can also look forward to the inclusion of Generation 8 starters like Scorbunny and Grookey, making this update a mixed bag for fans eagerly awaiting new content. In addition, this update will entertain fans while they anticipate the release of Pokémon Legends: Z-A in 2025.

What is the Dynamax feature in Pokémon Go?n

The Dynamax feature in Pokémon Go enlarges your Pokémon, improves their stats, and provides alternate versions of moves based on move types. Originally introduced in Pokémon Sword and Shield, it wasn't well-received due to its impact on the competitive scene, but it's now becoming a part of Pokémon Go ahead of its 8th anniversary.

Pokémon Sword and Shield introduced Dynamax as the gimmick for Generation 8, following Mega Evolutions and Z-Moves from previous generations. While Mega Evolution allowed Pokémon to temporarily evolve into a powerful form and Z-Moves enabled extremely powerful moves, Dynamax simply made Pokémon bigger and stronger for three turns in battles. Although its reception was lukewarm, bring its dynamic power-ups and visual spectacle might add a fresh experience to the Pokémon Go environment.

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Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-07 15:00:05
Bringing Dynamax to Pokémon Go is a bold move; seeing it in the mobile environment might shift fan perceptions despite its mixed reception in Sword and Shield. Plus, Gen 8 starters like Scorbunny and Grookey joining the game will bring some fresh excitement to the anniversary celebration.
Miss Peachy Miss Peachy commented on: 2024-07-07 14:48:03
I think adding Dynamax to Pokémon Go is a bold move, blending past mechanics with new experiences. While it wasn't everyone's cup of tea in Sword and Shield, it might just add that extra flair to keep the game fresh for its 8th anniversary celebrations.
Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-07-07 14:42:03
It’s pretty interesting to see Dynamax getting a second chance in Pokémon Go, even if it wasn’t a hit in Sword and Shield. This could really shake up the game and give players some new strategies to play with, especially with the Generation 8 starters joining the fray.
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