Japanese manga magazine CoroCoro Comic has announced a contest in which Japanese residents have the opportunity to name a brand-new move in upcoming Nintendo Switch games Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

Fan site Serebii.net describes the as-of-yet-untitled move as being Steel-type and Special, with a Damage attribute of 140.

The move will do major damage to opposing Pokémon, but will also reduce users’ hit points by 50 percent.

Submitted entries are required to be no more than eight characters long using Katakana, Hiragana, or English.

Japanese readers will have until May 10th, 2019 to enter, with the contest’s overall winner receiving copies of both Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

20 runner-ups will receive just one copy of either Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield.

Serebii.net notes that no further information is known regarding how to enter, but adds this will likely be unveiled in the coming days.

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