A model new Pokemon simply appeared within the first episode of the model new Pokemon Horizons anime collection. The primary protagonist Liko had her personal run-in with a never-before-seen Pokemon on the finish of the two-part Pokemon Horizons episode that debuted at this time in Japan. The turtle-like Pokemon seems to be a pre-evolved type of Terapagos, the Legendary Pokemon that will likely be featured within the upcoming Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC “The Indigo Disk.” No different particulars had been revealed concerning the new Pokemon, and it is unclear whether or not it is a true pre-evolved model of Terapagos or if its merely Terapagos in some form of lesser type. You’ll be able to take a look at the Pokemon down beneath, as revealed by the official Japanese Pokemon anime Twitter account:

Liko’s discovery of the brand new Pokemon considerably mirrors Ash’s first encounter with Ho-Oh within the unique Pokemon anime. Ash encountered the Pokemon lengthy earlier than it was “formally” revealed to followers as a part of Pokemon Gold and Silver and helped to ascertain the concept new Pokemon had been all the time ready to be found. Nevertheless, Liko’s discovery of this new Pokemon is perhaps extra intently tied to the mysterious crystal she’s holding, because it bears a number of similarities to the model new Pokemon and solely appeared as a result of crystal someway activating over the course of the show.

Pokemon Horizons is the model new Pokemon anime collection and the primary ongoing collection to not function Ash and his beloved companion Pikachu. After sending Ash off with a particular mini-series (through which Ash lastly outlined what it meant for him to be a Pokemon Grasp), Pokemon Horizons introduces a model new cast of characters that is solely set within the Paldea area. No worldwide launch dates have been introduced for Pokemon Horizons, however new episodes air each Friday over in Japan.