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Pokémon Let’s Go Trailer And Screens Highlight Secret Techniques, Exclusive Moves, And More

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In addition to the new Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! Switch bundles we saw this morning, The Pokémon Company provided more details with additional trailers, screenshots, and info.

 

First, check out a new trailer that highlights how you’ll personalize your adventure with Secret Techniques, exclusive moves, sprawling cities, and more hairstyles:

 

 

 

Secret Techniques

On any journey, you’re sure to run into obstacles. Maybe your path will be blocked, or maybe you’ll have to cross the sea to get where you need to go.

 

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Thankfully, your partner can learn handy Secret Techniques to help you!

 

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Secret Techniques are special skills your partner learns that can be used outside of battle. Clear away troublesome trees with Chop Down, or glide across the water with Sea Skim. Sky Dash allows you to quickly revisit towns and cities you’ve been to before. Your partner will make exploring the Kanto region easy as you continue on your adventure!

 

Exclusive Moves

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Your partner can learn some exclusive moves that no other Pokémon can learn. Because it’s going to be by your side throughout your journey, your partner needs some reliable moves to make sure you’re ready to face any challenge!

 

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As you shower your partner with love, it’ll sometimes send you a sign during battle. Wave your detached Joy-Con when the partner sign appears to have your partner use its special partner power.

Your partner may even send you a sign when it’s not the one battling. If you respond, it’ll cheer on the Pokémon in battle by boosting its stats!

 

Pikachu

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When you see the partner sign in battle, your partner Pikachu will be able to use Pika Papow. The power of this move will increase based on how good of friends you and your Pikachu are.

 

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Pikachu can also learn the Water-type move Splishy Splash. This move has a chance to paralyze opponents!

 

Eevee

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When you see the partner sign in battle, your partner Eevee will be able to use Veevee Volley. The power of this move will increase based on how good of friends you and your Eevee are.

 

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Your Eevee also has a Water-type move it can learn—Bouncy Bubble. This move will heal Eevee for half the damage it deals to the opponent.

 

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The Electric-type move Buzzy Buzz will leave the opponent paralyzed after the move hits.

 

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Make good use of the Fire-type move Sizzly Slide. This move will always leave the opponent with the burned status condition!

 

Play with Your Partner

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You can play with your partner Pikachu or Eevee when you’re not in battle by selecting the Pikachu or Eevee icon on your main menu. The more time you spend with your partner, the more it’ll grow to love you! As you become closer, it’ll give you high fives or even find gifts for you as you travel. Lots of good things can happen if you’re friends with your partner!

 

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You can play with your partner Pikachu or Eevee when you’re not in battle by selecting the Pikachu or Eevee icon on your main menu. The more time you spend with your partner, the more it’ll grow to love you! As you become closer, it’ll give you high fives or even find gifts for you as you travel. Lots of good things can happen if you’re friends with your partner!

 

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Interact with your partner Pokémon by controlling the cursor with a detached Joy-Con. You can pet and play with your partner, and it may even grow closer to you as you become friendlier with it. In handheld mode, you’ll be able to play with your partner directly by using the touch screen.

 

Dress Up Your Partner Pokémon

You can feel closer to your partner Pokémon by dressing alike! Yes, you can dress up your partner Pokémon in various outfits, give it accessories, and change its hairstyle. Coordinate your wardrobes by matching their outfit to yours, or mix and match different items to give your partner its own style.

 

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Hairstyles

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While playing with your partner, you can give it a quick makeover by ruffling its hair using the touch screen. Its hairstyle will change depending on your actions. Try out different things until you get a hairstyle you like. Find a good outfit to go with your favorite hairstyle to make your partner truly your own!

 

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Celadon City

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There’s a lot to see and do in Celadon City! This large city, known as the “City of Rainbow Dreams,” has loads of places to explore, including an arcade and a department store. Just watch out—Team Rocket seems to have a presence here. What could they be up to?

 

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You can also check out more from the new Japanese trailer below:

 

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! release on November 16, 2018 for Nintendo Switch.

Sato
Gamer, avid hockey fan, and firm believer in the heart of the cards.