The Pokemon community lost it when a player discovered a Sword & Shield bug that proves regardless of where you are at on your journey, your mother is your number one fan.
Pokemon saw the release of its Generation VIII title Sword & Shield in November, gathering incredible sales during its opening weekend, and rave reviews from both critics and fans.
The beloved RPG takes place in the Galar region, as trainers make their way through the League in hopes of unseating the undefeated champion Leon. However, one fan discovered a wholesome bug that makes you a winner regardless in your mother’s eyes.
Wholesome Sword & Shield bug
Every Pokemon game begins similarly at home, as trainers living with their mom take off on an adventure to catch every Pokemon, and become the ultimate champion.
However, Twitter user ‘TAHK0‘ posted a bug they ran into when returning home right before starting the final battle with Leon where the protagonist’s mother thought they’d already won.
In the video attached to the tweet, the player goes home just before the match, and upon returning, the mother calls them the Champion, triggering dialogue typically reserved for the post-game.
— TAHK0 ☕️ (@TAHK0) December 11, 2019
TAHK0 followed up their original post, finding the glitch incredibly wholesome too. “She just believes in me that’s all,” they tweeted. As of the time of this article, the video has over 1.6k views.
While many found humor in the video, it led some players to ponder what “triggers” the mother to think that protagonist is the champion, as it was always assumed that you had to beat Leon. Of course it could just be a one off bug.