Galarian Zigzagoon, Linoone and Obstagoon

Galarian Zigzagoon

…okay, I guess we have to talk about the Gene Simmons badger.

Along with Weezing, the Galarian forms of Zigzagoon and Linoone, with their regional evolution Obstagooon, were some of the first Pokémon of Sword and Shield we ever met.  This was when Nintendo confirmed that Galar would have regional forms, just like Alola did – something that we’d all been anticipating for a while, but couldn’t be sure about.  Obstagoon was a big deal for another reason: it was the first regional evolution we’d seen.  Linoone come in two forms, Hoennese and Galarian, but only the Galarian one can evolve.  According to those initial teasers, Zigzagoon are native to Galar, and this “regional variant” is actually the Pokémon’s original form – a loud, belligerent and undeniably fabulous origin for one of Hoenn’s, frankly, duller Pokémon.

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