Pokemon Sword and Shield Spirits are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is celebrating the release of Pokemon Sword and Shield by giving you a chance to collect four new Pokemon Spirits from the Galar Region. The event runs from Thursday, November 21 to Tuesday, November 26, giving you plenty of time to beat and collect each of the new Pokemon Spirits.

Here's each of the new Pokemon Spirits coming to Smash Bros. Ultimate Thursday, which actually make up seven different Pokemon (via @SmashBrosJP):

  • Zacian & Zamazenta
  • Grookey, Scorbunny, & Sobble
  • Corviknight
  • Morpeko

Just like past Spirit Board events, the Galar Region event will likely run from 11pm PT on November 21 (3am ET and 8am BST on November 22) through 11pm on Tuesday, the 26. Taking down the new spirits not only adds them to your Spirit collection, but also earns you more SP than usual.

For the uninitiated, Smash Bros. Ultimate's Spirits can be collected and used to buff your character's stats for use in World of Light mode. You can collect Spirits by playing through World of Light and defeating enemies or by facing off against challengers on the Spirit Board.

In other Sword and Shield-related news, "square Shinies" are lighting up the Pokesphere. And if the term square Shinies means nothing to you, you can read up on what they are and how to catch them here.

If you're looking to jump into Pokemon Sword, Pokemon Shield, or Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, it's the best time of year to do so. Keep up with our guide to the best Black Friday game deals for a round-up of the biggest price cuts. 

Jordan Gerblick

After scoring a degree in English from ASU, I worked as a copy editor while freelancing for places like SFX Magazine, Screen Rant, Game Revolution, and MMORPG on the side. Now, as GamesRadar's west coast Staff Writer, I'm responsible for managing the site's western regional executive branch, AKA my apartment, and writing about whatever horror game I'm too afraid to finish.