‘Found Footage’ Pokemon Legends Arceus Trailer Is Unexpectedly Eerie

The Pokemon Company has released a ‘found footage’ style trailer for Pokemon Legends: Arceus and its unexpectedly eerie.

Is this the Blair Witch Project, perhaps it’s even a trailer for the Resident Evil 7 “Banned Footage” DLC? Nope, it’s a Pokemon trailer and it’s oddly quite perfect for the Halloween season.

The trailer in question is clearly inspired by the found footage movies with its distorted, static VHS-style presentation. The “rare footage” trailer doesn’t give away much, it implies that a researcher has found a group of Snorunts when scouting the Hisui region.

Was a new Pokemon discovered?

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Credit: Nintendo/The Pokemon Company

Later in the trailer, the researcher then describes a new Pokemon with “white fur on top of its head and around its neck.” However, the researcher is then attacked, and the camera is dropped to the floor. It is also suggested in the trailer that the “rare footage” was found in the Canalave Library.

The “rare footage” trailer is quite a clever way to introduce a new Pokemon in Legends: Arceus. Well, that’s if this is a new Pokemon. After all, the potential new Pokemon could be a variant of an existing type. We’ll just have to wait and see.

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Has this trailer got you more excited for Pokemon Legends: Arceus? Let us know across our social media channels. Pokemon Legends: Arceus will release for the Nintendo Switch on January 28th, 2022.

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