New information regarding the “glitch” Pokémon on the Pokémon website may be coming soon.
On Sept. 13, there was a “glitch” on the official Pokémon website. If visitors clicked on the “glitch,” they were taken to a webpage that contains information on a mysterious new Pokémon. However key information and the image of the Pokémon were redacted, so the Pokémon was surrounded in mystery.
We theorized that this new “glitch” Pokémon might be related to MissingNo., an infamous glitch from the original Red and Blue games. Since the initial report though, many fans on social media and YouTube have pointed out how the blurred image of the “glitch” Pokémon appears to look like an alternate form of Farfetch’d. A leak from earlier this year had claimed that Farfetch’d will be getting a Galarian form. While all leaks should be treated with some skepticism, this particular leak has proven to be right with almost every other information.
Today, on the official Pokémon Twitter account, the Pokémon Company finally commented on the “glitch.” The Twitter account claims that there was a “technical issue” with the website, and promise to resolve the issue shortly.
🚨 Galar Research Update 🚨
Trainers, thanks to your reports, we’ve uncovered a technical issue with the announcement of our latest Pokémon discovery.
We’ve got our hardest working Pokémon Trainers on the case and hope to have the issue resolved shortly. pic.twitter.com/2MaeD3Ox73
— Ghost-type Pokémon (@Pokemon) September 17, 2019
Not long afterward, Serebii will later report that new information on the “glitch” Pokémon will be revealed on Sept. 18. Serebii also reports that they do not know the format of the reveal; will the Pokémon Company have a whole video dedicated to this new Pokémon, or will they release an image of the Pokémon through news outlets and social media?
— Serebii.net (@SerebiiNet) September 17, 2019
Will Farfetch’d’s Galarian form be revealed, or is this mysterious Pokémon something completely new?
Pokémon Sword and Shield is currently slated to release on Nov. 15, 2019.