Polteageist Pokemon

Matcha Pokémon Found in the Land of Kitakami

When are DLC announcements ever… calming?

The answer appears to be when they are for the matcha-holding-cup Pokémon Poltchageist.

The new take on Generation 8’s Sinistea appears to be inspired by the Japanese sense of calmness and culture that will be a part of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet‘s The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero Part 1: The Teal Mask DLC and its land of Kitakami.

About the supposed relationship between the two Pokémon, The Pokémon Company has this to say, “Poltchageist has a swirl pattern not unlike Sinistea’s—but unlike Sinistea, its swirl is not a weakness. After a target is sprinkled with some of Poltchageist’s powdery body or eats food dusted with it, Poltchageist drains its life force and absorbs it as energy.​”

As part of this, Poltchageist has the unique “Hospitality” ability that allows the Matcha Pokémon to restore a small amount of its ally’s HP when it enters a battle.

Poltchageist will be a great support addition to your team.