Sorry, Sobble. Pokémon Sword and Shield are Wooloo’s games now. The first new Galar region Pokémon to be unveiled during today’s Pokémon Direct presentation, Wooloo is perfect in every way and has quickly and understandably established a fan base willing to die for the Sheep Pokémon.
Here are two reasons why people have fallen in love with Wooloo, a very good Pokémon:
One, Wooloo is described as having an “extremely fluffy body,” giving the Pokémon a round shape. People love round animals.
Two, Wooloo is also described as a “friendly Pokémon that craves stability,” which we can all relate to. “They dislike conflict, and if they need to escape from enemies, they will simply roll away,” the official Pokémon website explains.
What’s not to like?
The instantaneous acceptance of Wooloo is evident by the flood of fan art rolling in for the rolling Pokémon. (Technically, it’s the Sheep Pokémon, even though Mareep — the Wool Pokémon — exists.)
Now, a collection of Wooloo fan art:
Happy Wooloo! ✨— Kéké Annecy (@Kekeflipnote) June 5, 2019
In french we call it Moumouton, it's litterally saying Sheesheep! pic.twitter.com/y46vR333PO
WOOLOO HAS TWINTAILS— Tigera (@projectTiGER_) June 5, 2019
HATSUNE WOOLOO pic.twitter.com/yvr64W7v6I
Some artists have already addressed possible competition between Mareep and Wooloo — but it turns out they’re best friends! Possibly even ... gal pals!
I love Wooloo! Itd make great friends with Mareep over here!! pic.twitter.com/lITn1aUnnA— MKMaffo (Commissions are CLOSED!) (@MafsLumi) June 5, 2019
Fans are also buddying Wooloo up with Pokémon Sword and Shield’s other confirmed round boy, Eldegoss.
In what is surely not a coincidence, the reveal of Wooloo coincides with Pride Month.
Beyond being cute, what’s all that fluff good for?
hello if you're not dynamaxing your pokemon for this sole purpose idk what you're doing in life pic.twitter.com/73hS8Q5R76— Pokey @ SacAnime AA K06 (@PokeyPokums) June 5, 2019
Okay hear me out guys— Cheryl ✨ CWHK48 (@cysketch) June 5, 2019
Wooloo’s fur is where all the small Pokémon go to sleep pic.twitter.com/MCPlzUotLu
But even without that highly prized fur, Wooloo is still extremely good:
Most importantly, remember this: