The pastel unicorn-esque creature galloping across the 24-hour Pokémon Sword and Shield stream is, certainly, Galarian Ponyta.

The Pokémon Company launched new particulars on the “Unicorn Horn Pokémon” this morning after followers noticed its glistening mane a number of occasions throughout the 24-hour stream. The developer additionally confirmed that Galarian Ponyta is a Shield unique — it’s actually not going to be straightforward to decide on between Sirfetch’d, a Sword unique, and this pastel masterpiece.

Two skills listed for Galarian Ponyta are “Pastel Veil” and “Run Away,” which explains why she was so secretive on display. The Pokémon Company described Pastel Veil as a capability that “prevents the Pokémon and its allies from becoming poisoned.” Pastel Veil also can remedy poisoned Pokémon from its ailment when it joins a battle.

These skills are proven in a brand new clip posted to Twitter this morning.

New Pokémon Discovered!

Meet Galarian Ponyta, the Unique Horn Pokémon! Galarian Ponyta have been present in a sure forest of the Galar area since historical occasions. #PokemonSwordShield

— Ghost-type Pokémon (@Pokemon) October 9, 2019

We’ve additionally discovered how Ponyta’s fiery mane was cotton sweet fluff. Apparently, Galarian Pokémon have been within the area’s Glimwood Tangle forest “since ancient times,” the place they had been uncovered to “overflowing life energy” from the forest. The Pokémon can take in life vitality from the environment — and naturally, it’s saved in its mane. The mane will sparkle — like we noticed on stream — when there’s plenty of vitality within the environment.

Like Sirfetch’d, Galarian Ponyta has been added to the rising record of recent Pokémon which have a particular search for the brand new video games.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, set within the new Galar area, will likely be launched on Nov. 15 for Nintendo Switch. On Nov. 8, Nintendo will launch a Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield-themed model of the Nintendo Switch Lite.