I'm assuming at this point that Team Rocket's sitting out of the Sword & Shield arc so it's appropriate they get a good development episode. They've been party-less for way too long.
edit: scratch that, they apparently appear in Part 2. I still want a Morpeko capture.
Obligatory 'I had low expectations and they still let me down.'
I guess I expected the horses to look more... regal? These designs look so plain. The Calyrex gimmick is also comically dumb. That being said for me the ice horse is the easy pick even though I know it will be garbage competitively.
Oh the unexpected help is Team Rocket? Consider me interested. They seem to be using tactics too.
I feel like we would've seen Ash riding Zapdos instead of Dragonite in the Sword and Shield preview so I'm afraid Goh will catch it.
Somewhere in Japan an animation intern dusts off a file of reusable Eevee assets and sighs. I'm so bored of the female companions getting one. Serena's was ultimately used to market Sylveon. Risa's was a tool to market Let's Go. Lana's was added late and contributed nothing. Even the Pidove...