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New Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl trailer shows the baddies up close

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The Pokémon Company released a new trailer for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl on Tuesday that gives a deeper look at Team Galactic, two more gym leaders, and the region’s legendary Pokémon. It also announced a limited-time outfit and Manaphy egg fans can redeem if they purchase the game early.

Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl are remakes of the 2006 Nintendo DS games, and are developed by The Pokémon Company and ILCA. While the developers have already revealed a lot about the game, including more information on niche features like beauty contests and the Underground — this trailer is focused mainly on characters.

The new trailer shows the leaders of Team Galactic — the baddies of the original Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. The trainers Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn return, as will Cyrus, the boss of Team Galactic. We also got a look at the new incarnations of Candice, the ice-type Snowpoint City gym leader, as well as Volkner, an electric-type gym leader from Sunyshore.

an image of two possible outfits you can dress your characters up in. they’re cute and ice-blue with pink. Image: The Pokémon Company/ILCA Inc.

At the end of the trailer, developers announced a bonus for early adopters of the game as well: Players will be able to get a “Platinum Style Outfit” that dresses your characters a tasteful color pallet of pinks and ice-blues as well as an egg for the seafaring Pokémon, Manaphy, so long as players redeem them by Feb. 21.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are scheduled to launch Nov. 19 on Nintendo Switch.

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