The Pokemon Company and developer Game Freak have revealed Greavard, a new Ghost type Pokemon to be featured in the upcoming Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet games. A new trailer featuring the Pokemon was also released. Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet will launch for Nintendo Switch on November 18.
The new details via Nintendo can be seen below:
Category: Ghost Dog Pokemon
Height: 2′ (0.6 m)
Weight: 77.2 lbs. (35.0 kg)
Normally, Greavard barely moves, resting peacefully underground. It pokes the topmost part of its head above ground and lights an eerie glow at its tip, then waits for someone to approach. When a person draws near, Greavard jumps out of the ground while letting out a spooky cry that would startle most unsuspecting people—though it doesn’t appear to do this with ill intent.
Greavard has such a friendly and affectionate personality that paying it even the slightest bit of attention will make it so overjoyed that it will follow Trainers wherever they go. Of all the Pokemon residing in the Paldea region, it is known to be especially easy to befriend.
However, Greavard will slowly and inadvertently absorb the life-force of those around it, so it’s best not to play with it too much. What’s more, it also has powerful jaws that can shatter bones. A single bite from Greavard can be grievous—so Trainers are advised to approach it with caution.