expert kicker who hates losing because it cares about its friends so much. An unexpected turn of events led to its fateful encounter with Go.
While at Shoot City in the Galar region, Go encountered Hibanny when it was stealing food from a local vendor. Its Nickit friends later convinced Hibanny to follow Go as it had taken a liking to Go. After an encounter with a Dynamax Snorlax where Hibanny was instrumental in helping save a train from hitting Snorlax, Go decided to get Hibanny.