Pokémon Sword and Shield is celebrating Pokémon Day with seven new additions of old school pokémon, including Bulbasaur and Blastoise.
Today is Pokémon Day, the anniversary of Pokémon Red and Green’s release in Japan, back in 1996. 24 isn’t a very significant birthday (next year should be fun though) but there’s still a bunch of additions being made to Pokémon Sword and Shield today, including lots of freebies.
The biggest news is that Mewtwo and Gen I starter pokémon Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle have started appearing in Max Raid Battles in Sword and Shield.
Although Charmander was already in the game the others weren’t, so that means seven new pokémon if you count Bulbasaur and Squirtle’s extra evolutions.
There is a snag though, in that you won’t be able to catch Mewtwo, as he’s too powerful. That presumably means he won’t be properly logged in your pokédex,…