With the official introduction of Wiglett in Pokemon Scarlet and Purple, many are wondering what differences there are between the regional forms and these new versions.
Pokemon Scarlet and Purple officially introduced Wiglett, a Pokemon based on Diglett, which is defined as a completely different species, so it is not a regional version of Paldea. Faced with this revelation, which had already been leaked before, many players are wondering what differences will there be between these two habitat evolutions of Pokemon already known and the answer has come from the hand of a user who allows us to check the logic behind this new version of certain creatures that Game Freak seems to have started in this generation.
As Twitter user TheGabiType points out, there is a clear difference between the regional versions that were released in the Alola region and these converging species that have been presented with the announcement of Wiglett. As he states, regional forms are “species that change or evolve in their characteristics over time due to changes in the environment or vital needs“, while convergent species are “species that evolve to resemble each other despite not being relatedusually to fit into a similar niche.”
DIVERGENT: one species changes/branches out over time bc of changes in surroundings/needs
CONVERGENT: multiple species evolve to resemble each other despite not being related, usually to fit a similar niche
— 🌽Gabi Surrounds🌽 (@TheGabiType) September 28, 2022
In this way, the differences between these two types of environmental evolutions in which convergent forms like Wiglett adapt to the environment and to the rest of the species that coexist in the same territory. In this way, it will be necessary to see if Game Freak continues to offer support to this new species of Pokemon in future generations.
The new quartet of legendary Pokemon offers new details of its design
Another aspect that has been important in the Pokemon environment in recent times is the new quartet of legendary Pokemon that will make its debut in the Paldea region. As recently reported, all would have a kind of vessel that would be part of their desEsports Extrasand all four would meet these characteristics:
- Fish / Gem
- Snail / Bamboo Stem
- Leopard / Sword
- Stag / Cauldron
seeing that all leaks have been confirmed so farit is quite likely that this new quartet is also true, so we will have to wait until the next November 18th to see them in action.