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    These 13 Pokémon Absolutely, 100% Need To Be In The New Games

    Not all Pokémon will be making an appearance in Sword and Shield, here are 13 that I can't live without.

    I don’t know if you’ve heard, but the Pokémon community is in a state of complete chaos.

    Video game producer Junichi Masuda restated in a message to fans on Friday that not all Pokémon will make an appearance in the next games, Sword and Shield. This was in response to the exploding hashtag #bringbacknationaldex, a reference to the fact that every previous game has included all announced Pokémon at the time of their release.

    A message for Pokémon video game fans:

    Masuda noted that “After so many years of developing the Pokémon video games, this was a very difficult decision..."

    As a huge Pokémon fan, I’m disappointed by this news. Here are the monsters I will riot over if they’re not included in the new games:

    1. Dratini

    2. Totodile

    3. Bagon

    4. Ducklett

    5. Skiddo

    6. Teddiursa

    7. Shinx

    8. Phanpy

    9. Houndour

    10. Mareep

    11. Pineco

    12. Delibird

    13. Bonsly

    Which Pokémon do you want most to make it into Sword and Shield? Let us know in the comments below.