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Will We See a New Pokemon Type in Gen 10?

Will We See a New Pokemon Type in Gen 10?

    Last Updated on May 1, 2023

With each new generation of Pokemon games, we’re introduced to new regions, new Pokemon, and even New Pokemon Types. But as we eagerly anticipate the release of Generation 10 Pokemon. The question on many fans’ minds is whether we’ll finally see a new Pokemon type.

The Pokemon series currently features 18 different types, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. From the classic types like Fire, Water, and Grass to the more unique types like Fairy and Dark. 

Each type has a connection to multiple others and it brings its own flavor to battles. But with the last new type, Fairy, being introduced in Generation 6. It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new type added to the mix.

Is A New Pokemon Type Likely?

So, will we see a new Pokemon type in Generation 10? It’s certainly possible. Game Freak has never been shy about shaking things up and introducing new elements to the series. And with each new generation, the developers have added new types to the game.

Additionally, there is a pattern between the introduction of the Dark-type and the Fairy-type. The Dark-Type first appeared in the Generation 2 games, while the Fairy-Type appeared in Generation 6. Simple math sees that Generation 10 might introduce a new type if the pattern persists.

But what could this new type be? That’s the question that’s been on my mind since the idea was first proposed. Some fans have speculated that a Light-type could be added to balance out the Dark-type. 

Others have suggested a Sound-type, which could add a new dimension to battles with moves that affect the opponent’s hearing. And then there are those who think a Space-type could be introduced. This would play off the popular sci-fi theme that’s been present in the series since the beginning.

New Pokemon Type Space-type

We Want a Space-type Pokemon

Personally, I think a Space-type would be a fantastic addition to the Pokemon series. With so many legendary Pokemon having origins in space or other dimensions, it makes perfect sense to introduce a type that embodies that theme. 

Moves like Meteor Mash and Cosmic Power could be introduced, and the possibilities for new Pokemon designs are endless. Plus, it would be a perfect way to introduce new legendaries that could be themed around stars and constellations. 

Of course, there’s no guarantee that we’ll see a new Pokemon type in Generation 10. Game Freak could decide to stick with the 18 types we have and focus on other elements of the game. And even if a new type is introduced, it’s not guaranteed to be the Space-type I’m hoping for.

But regardless of whether we get a new type or not, I’m excited to see what Generation 10 Pokemon has in store for us. With each new generation, the games have gotten bigger and better. I have no doubt that the next installment will be just as fantastic as the ones that came before it.

In the end, whether or not we see a new Pokemon type in Generation 10 is up to the developers. But as a fan, I’ll be eagerly awaiting any news or hints about what’s to come. Who knows? Maybe we’ll finally get to battle with a team of Space-type Pokemon or whatever  New Pokemon Type they come up with.

Written By
Juan Cesar Torres

College student. Gamer since birth. Learned to read because of Pokémon. Dreams of buying a Nintendo Switch. Always looking for game recommendations (will play anything).

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