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The page lists all the Galarian Forms available in the Galar Region in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on for information on Galarian Forms' new types and their unique evolutions.

List of Galarian Forms

No. Pokemon Type
31 Galarian ZigzagoonGalarian Zigzagoon Dark Image
Normal Image
32 Galarian LinooneGalarian Linoone Dark Image
Normal Image
182 Galarian MeowthGalarian Meowth Steel Image
218 Galarian FarfetchGalarian Farfetch'd Flying Image
Normal Image
226 Galarian StunfiskGalarian Stunfisk Ground Image
Steel Image
236 Galarian CorsolaGalarian Corsola Ghost Image
251 Galarian WeezingGalarian Weezing Poison Image
Fairy Image
327 Galarian YamaskGalarian Yamask Ground Image
Ghost Image
333 Galarian PonytaGalarian Ponyta Psychic Image
334 Galarian RapidashGalarian Rapidash Psychic Image
Fairy Image
365 Galarian Mr. MimeGalarian Mr. Mime Ice Image
Psychic Image
367 Galarian DarumakaGalarian Darumaka Ice Image
368 Galarian DarmanitanGalarian Darmanitan Ice Image
NatDex 79 Galarian SlowpokeGalarian Slowpoke Psychic Image
NatDex 080 Galarian SlowbroGalarian Slowbro Poison Image
Psychic Image


Differences of the Original and Galarian Forms

The original forms of a Pokemon go through a change in appearance, type, abilities and even the moves they can learn in regional forms.

Some Pokemon get an additional type; some are changed completely. As the type changes, the abilities also change.

In some special cases, regional forms have a third evolution that the original does not. Take Linoone as an example, that has Obstagoon as its evolution. The tables below show comparison between the Orginal and Galarian Forms.

Zigzagoon and Galarian Zigzagoon

Pokemon Type Ability
Zigzagoon Image Zigzagoon Normal Type Pickup
Gluttony
Quick Feet
(Hidden Ability)
Galarian Zigzagoon Image Galarian Zigzagoon Dark Type Normal Type Pickup
Gluttony
Quick Feet
(Hidden Ability)

Linoone and Galarian Linoone

Pokemon Type Ability
Linoone Image Linoone Normal Type Pickup
Gluttony
Quick Feet
(Hidden Ability)
Galarian Linoone Image Galarian Linoone Dark Type Normal Type Pickup
Gluttony
Quick Feet
(Hidden Ability)

Meowth and Galarian Meowth

Pokemon Type Ability
Meowth Image Meowth Normal Type Pickup
Technician
Unnerve
(Hidden Ability)
Galarian Meowth Image Galarian Meowth Steel Type Pickup
Tough Claws
Unnerve
(Hidden Ability)

Steel-type could actually be better than the Normal-type Meowth as Steel-type can withstand more Pokemon types.

Stunfisk and Galarian Stunfisk

Pokemon Type Ability
Stunfisk Image Stunfisk Ground Type Electric Type Static
Limber
Sand Veil
(Hidden Ability)
Galarian Stunfisk Image Galarian Stunfisk Ground Type Steel Type Mimicry

Galarian Stunfisk, unlike the original, has only one ability, Mimicry, which has the unique effect of changing its type depending on the terrain.

Corsola and Galarian Corsola

Pokemon Type Ability
Corsola Image Corsola Water Type Rock Type Hustle
Natural Cure
Regenerator(Hidden Ability)
Galarian Corsola Image Galarian Corsola Ghost Type Weak Armor
Cursed Body
(Hidden Ability)

Climate change has affected Pokemon, too, that is why Galarian Corsola is said to have turned into a Ghost-type because it could not survive the effects climate change.

You can find a warning on Galarian Corsola's Pokedex entry in Pokemon Shield.


“Sudden climate change wiped out this ancient kind of Corsola. This Pokémon absorbs others' life-force through its branches.”
Source: Pokemon Shield Pokedex entry

Ponyta and Galarian Ponyta

Pokemon Type Ability
Ponyta Image Ponyta Fire Type Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
(Hidden Ability)
Galarian Ponyta Image Galarian Ponyta Psychic Type Run Away
Pastel Veil
Anticipation
(Hidden Ability)

For from its original Fire typing, Galarian Ponyta becomes a Psychic-type Pokemon in the Galar region, gaining a new moveset, abilities and appearance.

Rapidash and Galarian Rapidash

Pokemon Type Ability
Rapidash Image Rapidash Fire Type Run Away
Flash Fire
Flame Body
Galarian Rapidash Image Galarian Rapidash Psychic Type Fairy Type Run Away
Pastel Veil
Anticipation
(Hidden Ability)

Expanding on its pre-evolution Galarian Ponyta, Galarian Rapidash becomes increasingly useful through its acquisition of a Fairy secondary typing, allowing it to resist Bug and Dark-type moves.

Weezing and Galarian Weezing

Pokemon Type Ability
Weezing Image Weezing Poison Type Levitate
Galarian Weezing Image Galarian Weezing Poison Type Fairy Type Levitate
Neutralizing Gas
Misty Surge
(Hidden Ability)

Weezing is now a dual-type Pokemon in the Galar Region, gaining a Fairy typing in its Galarian form in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

Yamask and Galarian Yamask

Pokemon Type Ability
Yamask Image Yamask Ghost Type Mummy
Galarian Yamask Image Galarian Yamask Ground Type Ghost Type Wandering Spirit

Galarian Yamask is a dual-type Pokemon in the Galar Region, gaining a Ground typing in addition to its original Ghost type. Galarian Yamask also has a different evolution in the form of Runerigus.

Mr. Mime and Galarian Mr. Mime

Pokemon Type Ability
Mr. Mime Image Mr. Mime Psychic Type Fairy Type Soundproof
Filter
Technician
(Hidden Ability)
Galarian Mr. Mime Image Galarian Mr. Mime Psychic Type Ice Type Vital Spirit
Screen Cleaner
Ice Body
(Hidden Ability)

Galarian Mr. Mime drops its Fairy typing and replaces it with a slick new Ice typing. Galarian Mr. Mime also boasts a new evolution, Mr. Rime.

Darumaka and Galarian Darumaka

Pokemon Type Ability
Darumaka Image Darumaka Fire Type Hustle
Inner Focus
(Hidden Ability)
Galarian Darumaka Image Galarian Darumaka Ice Type Hustle
Inner Focus
(Hidden Ability)

Galarian Darumaka has had a makeover from its fiery look now, with a cooler image for the Galar Region. Galarian Darumaka is now a purely Ice-type Pokemon.

Darmanitan and Galarian Darmanitan

Pokemon Type Ability
Darmanitan Image Darmanitan Fire Type Sheer Force
Zen Mode
(Hidden Ability)
Galarian Darmanitan Image Galarian Darmanitan Ice Type Gorilla Tactics
Zen Mode
(Hidden Ability)

Galarian Darmanitan has changed its appearance and typing in the Galar Region. Darmanitan is now a purely Ice type. Galarian Darmanitan boasts a new snowy look in the Galar Region.

Darmanitan Zen Mode and Galarian Darmanitan Zen Mode

Pokemon Type Ability
Darmanitan Zen Mode.pngDarmanitan (Zen Mode) Fire Type Psychic Type Zen Mode
Darmanitan Zen Mode.jpgGalarian Darmanitan
(Zen Mode)
Ice Type Fire Type -

When Galarian Darmanitan transforms into its Zen Mode, it regains its Fire typing to become the first Ice/Fire dual-type Pokemon in the series. Unlike the original Zen Mode Darmanitan, instead of increasing its Defense and Special Defense and losing Attacking potential, Galarian Darmanitan becomes a full-on attacking bombshell in its Zen Mode.

Slowpoke and Galarian Slowpoke

Pokemon Type Ability
Slowpoke.pngSlowpoke Water Type Psychic Type Oblivious
Own Tempo
Galarian Slowpoke Image Galarian Slowpoke Psychic Type Gluttony
Own Tempo

The Galarian version of Slowpoke retains its Own Tempo ability but has its Oblivious ability replaced by Gluttony, which makes it consume the berry it is holding early. Galarian Slowpoke also changes its type coverage from losing its Water attribute.

Slowbro and Galarian Slowbro

Pokemon Type Ability
Slowbro.pngSlowbro Water Type Psychic Type Oblivious
Own Tempo
Galarian Slowbro Image Galarian Slowbro Poison Type Psychic Type Quick Draw

Galarian Slowbro becomes a Poison/Psychic type while also changing its ability completely to Quick Draw, which might probably be tied to Galarian Slowbro using its shell as a hand-cannon.

Evolutions Unique to Galarian Forms

Galarian Linoone → Obstagoon

Pokemon Type Ability
Obstagoon Image Obstagoon Dark Type Normal Type Reckless
Guts
Defiant
(Hidden Ability)

Galarian Meowth → Perrserker

Pokemon Type Ability
Perrserker Image Perrserker Steel Type Battle Armor
Tough Claws
Steely Spirit
(Hidden Ability)

Galarian Mr.Mime → Mr. Rime

Pokemon Type Ability
Mr. Rime Image Mr. Rime Psychic Type Ice Type Tangled Feet
Screen Cleaner
Ice Body
(Hidden Ability)

Galarian Yamask → Runerigus

Pokemon Type Ability
Runerigus Image Runerigus Ground Type Ghost Type Wandering Spirit

Galarian Corsola → Cursola

Pokemon Type Ability
Cursola Image Cursola Ghost Type Weak Armor
Perish Body
(Hidden Ability)

Galarian Farfetch'd → Sirfetch'd

Pokemon Type Ability
SirfetchSirfetch'd Fighting Type Steadfast
Scrappy
(Hidden Ability)

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