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Pokemon Sword & Shield GENERAL DISCUSSION Thread [Spoiler-Prone Area]

Discussion in 'Pokémon Sword & Shield Discussion' started by Kage-Pikachu, Jun 9, 2018.


Does this idea seem at all plausible to you?

  1. Nah

  2. Yep

  3. I'm a kangaroo

  1. DannyDark

    DannyDark The Earthquake Maker

    Regarding its design.. I really like the play on the 'Onion Knight' trope, as in a Knight from a lowly or less fortunate background and so it reflects Farfetch'd's time as a pretty terrible Pokemon stats-wise.
  2. Lion Demon

    Lion Demon Fairy Type Champion

    I think a Ghost or Ghost/Flying type Chatot evolution would make more sense. Sword has the fighting type gym leader.
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  3. shadowF

    shadowF Well-Known Member

    If the Sword exclusive is Sirfetch 'd then the Shield exclusive must be a single stage Pokemon that also gets a Galarian evolution. Maybe a Pokemon that becomes Ghost typing?
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  4. DSDark

    DSDark Breeder

    I hope bae uses sirfetch'd
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2019
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  5. WishIhadaManafi5

    WishIhadaManafi5 Happy Holidays! Staff Member Moderator

    Oh I know. It's just trying to find someone to trade with on the GTS that isn't asking for ubers or impossible trades is a bit of a pain.
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  6. SpiritSkye

    SpiritSkye #ShieldGang

    Could someone link me to the original JP Sirfetch’d reveal? I can only find LQ screen recordings of it
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  7. British Soul

    British Soul Top Hat Regulator

    I could see them go completely left field and give something like Stantler a Galarian evo, as Stantler was hunted close to extinction and Farfetch'd nearly went extinct as well.
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  8. Kingudora

    Kingudora My favourite

    Some more reckless Stats speculation:

    HP: 72
    Attack: 120
    Defense: 105
    Sp. Attack: 68
    Sp. Defense: 82
    Speed: 50
    Total: 497

    Basically, a sturdier version of Farfetch'd. I also believe that Sirfetch'd would be a bit slower than Farfetch'd, considering its weight and playstyle.
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  9. Dicklaycia

    Dicklaycia Objectively Better Than You

    And the fact that it wields a stalk of green onion as a weapon. I didn’t notice the onion knight reference at first, but now, I can appreciate the design a lot more.
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  10. Orphalesion

    Orphalesion Well-Known Member

    Maybe something related to Caribbean folklore? There's a sizable population of people of Caribbean heritage living in the UK.
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  11. DatsRight

    DatsRight Well-Known Member

    I love Farfetch'd is now promoted from an iconically unremarkable single evolution to an impressive pre-evolution, just like Sneasel and Murkrow.

    You see many fans wanting to give it some love and now they can, even more so if we get pre-evo buffs like the Eviolite.
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  12. I usually find that the easiest solution is to BE the person who isn't asking for an uber or impossible trade. If you're looking for a version exclusive from the other game, put a version exclusive from your game in GTS and ask for the thing you're looking for. Let them come to you.
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  13. 2dtyplosion

    2dtyplosion Well-Known Member

    Sirfetchd is pretty cool. I'm surprised it's only in Sword (though I'm getting sword). I wonder what shield will be getting.
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  14. JohnLynch

    JohnLynch Well-Known Member

    I flat out refuse to trade on GTS because of all the hacks/clones. There are reddit communities for legitimate trades. Despite being Australian (so having wonky times compared to Americans) I’m able to trade Pokémon without much issue
  15. Ultra Beast Lover

    Ultra Beast Lover Well-Known Member

    I'll just breed my starter, a starter is worth any Pokemon from what I can tell.
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  16. Grey Wind

    Grey Wind Only rescues maidens

    I actually really like Sirfetch'd, it's insane seeing a Farfetch'd evo after all these years and I love the comically oversized weapons. Glad it's a regular evo too and there's seemingly no new Farfetch'd form.

    Disappointed that's all they revealed though, you'd think they'd at least show the Shield exclusive. They're being weirdly tight lipped about these games.
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  17. Pikasaur

    Pikasaur Putting up a Fight

    I was expecting Farfetch'd to get a Galar form too.

    So far Zigzagoon is the only full "Galar form" Line
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  18. TheWanderingMist

    TheWanderingMist Kanae, Keeper of the Gates Emblazoned

    Still can't believe they went with Sirfetch’d over the much more obvious choice: Galarfetch'd.
  19. Still no starters evos
  20. Autobot N

    Autobot N Autobot

    We usually don’t get those until October anyway.
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