RUMOR: Pokémon Direct Predicted, Along With Galarian Form Details
WARNING: Rumor posts are used as discussion starting points—do not take these as fact or believe them to be true. Do not pass them on as such. Watch for confirmation from official information.
A post was made on May 24 on an anonymous imageboard which stated that a new trailer would be shown a week before E3 (which begins June 11). On May 27 it was revealed that a Pokémon Direct would be aired on June 5, essentially a week before E3 began.
To make sure this was not just a coincidence and that dropping a trailer a week before E3 was a standard thing to do, I worked with Joe Merrick of Serebii to track down past trailer releases for Generations VI & VII. It turns out there is no exact precedent that would make it an easy guess. That being said, assume that the rumor is fake until any official proof surfaces. A good guess does not make it true.
Here is the post in question:
17 Galarian Forms.
There are only Johto and Hoenn-Pokemon. Sorry, Sinnoh-Fans.
Noctowl: Ice/Flying (Becomes black, with bits of dark blue.)
Sentret: Normal/Ground (Now has steel-claws)
Furret: Normal/Ground (Has a drill on its tail)
Spinarak: Bug/Ghost (is now black, but the smiley on it’s black is a bright pink)
Ariados: Bug/Ghost (Same as Spinerak. Now has a spooky angry-face on it’s back.)
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