A new mythical Pokémon previously teased by The Pokémon Company has been officially revealed!
Zarude in Pokémon Sword & Shield
The new Pokémon is called Zarude (ザルード/Zarudo) and is Dark/Grass type. It has the ability Leaf Guard This new Pokémon will feature in Pokémon the Movie Coco and Pokémon Sword & Shield later this year.
Zarude is the Rogue Monkey Pokémon and when fighting, it swings around using trees and their branches, attacking relentlessly with its sharp claws or any other means it has. Its quick wit helps it excel in battles.
How to get Zarude in Pokémon Sword & Shield
Like other Mythical Pokémon, Zarude will most likely be distributed in a future event. For players in Japan, this usually takes place with the theatrical release of a Pokémon movie and requires buying a ticket to the film. Luckily, those living in other countries usually get free downloads or in-store events later down the line.
Zarude in the anime
The first look at Zarude in the upcoming film Pokémon the Movie: Coco has been revealed. Watch below.