Sunday: Pokémon GO - Swinub Day + Pokémon of the Week

05-12-2021 10:26 GMT / 05:26 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 12:50: Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO - Swinub Day

The Pokémon GO Swinub Incense Day event is starting to roll out globally. This event features rotating spawns of various Ice and Ground-type Pokémon through Incense, rotating every hour, alongside some Field Research. This event runs from 11am to 5pm local time. We're currently compiling all details in our Swinub Incense Day section.

Pokémon of the Week - Hydreigon

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one-hundred & seventh entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with a Unova Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, Mestorn, Aminith & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the fifth generation. There are a slew of stories about villages that were destroyed by Hydreigon. It bites anything that moves. The three heads take turns sinking their teeth into the opponent. Their attacks won't slow until their target goes down. So, here it is, the one-hundred & seventh entry, Hydreigon

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Masters EX - Legendary Adventures+ Pokémon GO - Swinub Day

04-12-2021 06:00 GMT / 01:00 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO - Swinub Day

The Pokémon GO Swinub Incense Day event is starting to roll out in Asia Pacific regions. This event features rotating spawns of various Ice and Ground-type Pokémon through Incense, rotating every hour, alongside some Field Research. This event runs from 11am to 5pm local time. We're currently compiling all details in our Swinub Incense Day section.

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

The next Story element for Pokémon Masters EX has gone live. This is the second part of the Legendary Adventures, a new element which brings old Legendary Events back as part of the main story. Today the story Pure Hearts & Rainbow Wings is added, which allows all players to get the sync pair of Silver & Ho-Oh

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon UNITE - Holowear + Pokémon Masters EX - Egg Event + Pokémon Journeys - Episode Details & Character Biography

03-12-2021 00:00 GMT / 19:00 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 06:00: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 10:22: Character Biography | Edit @ 10:42: Episode Details | Edit @ 20;14: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

A new piece of Holowear is now available in Pokémon UNITE for purchase. The is the Adept Style for Machamp, which is a new Premium Holowear costing 2,499 Gems. The Disciplined Set outfit is also available in the in-game style shop

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

A small mini event has been announced for Pokémon GO players in Brazil. Each weekend this month, all players in Brazil will receive 2* Capture Experience, starting tomorrow, as part of their summer celebration

Pokémon Masters - Egg Event

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Pokémon Masters

The new Egg Event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. This event is the Electric & Psychic-type Egg Event and provides the opportunity to get a Sync Pair of Main Character & Voltorb, Exeggcute, Elekid, Pichu and Abra with Shiny varaints of Elekid, Pichu and Abra being available. It runs until December 17th

Dialga & Palkia! The Space-time Cataclysm!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon 2019

The latest episode has aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash, Goh & Chloe head to Sinnoh to help Dawn after her Piplup has been abducted by someone who looks just like her. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the section but be warned however as it contains spoilers.

Character Biography - Goh

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Pokémon 2019 - Character Biography

With the episode that has aired in Japan today, we have been able to update Cynthia's biography with new Pokémon she has in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Patch + Pokémon Masters EX + Pokémon UNITE - Tsareena Reveal + Pokémon Evolutions - Episode 5

02-12-2021 01:04 GMT / 20:04 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl has received a new patch. This patch is Version 1.1.2 and provides a variety of bug fixes. We're currently collating what has been added so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 02:01: The patch notes have been released and confirm that the patch fixes some softlocks where you can get yourself in a position that the game can't be continued, as well as a variety of bug fixes

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

It has been confirmed that the next character for Pokémon UNITE, Tsareena, is to be released in-game on December 9th. There will be a special campaign where everyone can get Tsareena's Unite License for free by logging in. At present there are no further details but we'll provide them as soon as they come so keep checking back

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Pokémon Evolutions

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Pokémon Evolutions

The third episode of the Pokémon Evolutions web anime series is now live on YouTube and Pokémon TV. This series is a web based show separate from the main anime which focuses on several key aspects across the world of Pokémon. This episode is "The Rival" and is based around Barry and his attempts to help stop Team Galactic. The episode can be found below. We're currently updating all our databases with the content of this episode.
Episode 6, "The Wish", will release on December 9th
Edit @ 14:24: We have updated the Episode Page with full details on this episode Edit @ 15:00: The English version has now been released

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Pokémon Masters - Hearts United

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Pokémon Masters EX - Extreme Battle Event

The Giovanni's Malice Extreme Battle Event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. This event allows for you to battle in two strong battles against Gladion for Gem rewards. It runs until December 16th.
We're currently compiling all details in our Light Up The Dark event section

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage + Pokémon GO - Season of Heritage + Pokémon Café ReMix + Advent Calendar

01-12-2021 06:00 GMT / 01:00 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 07:10: Advent Calendar | Edit @ 08:01: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 17:25: My Pokémon Place | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO Research Breakthrough

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

In The Games Department

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch week. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game

Pokémon Sword & Shield - VGC Ruleset

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Pokémon Sword & Shield - VGC Ruleset

Ranked Battle Series 11/Season 25 is now live. This ruleset returns to the set of using 1 Restricted Pokémon and brings back Dynamax. This season will run from December 1st at 04:00 UTC to December 31st at 23:59 UTC. Be sure to check out our section for full details and Pokémon restrictions.
With this, the twenty-fourth season of Pokémon Sword & Shield's Ranked Battle has come to an end and with it, the rewards for participation in battles is now live. To get them, you need to check your ranking in the Ranked Battle mode and then go to Mystery Gift > Receive via Battle Stadium. These rewards include BP and items range from Armorite Ore up to Bottle Caps depending upon your placement.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Season of Heritage season is now rolling out in Pokémon GO. This runs from 10:00 local time today to 10:00 local time on March 1st 2022 and features differing spawns based on the temperate seasons and a focus on Pokémon's past as well as new Raid Bosses which add Shiny Reshiram & Zekrom, Egg Pools and new Timed Research which is added every month. We're compiling all details in our section

Pokémon Masters - Egg Event

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Pokémon Masters

The next Egg Event has been officially announced for Pokémon Masters EX. This event runs from December 3rd 2021 and allows for players to get eggs of various Electric or Psychic-type Pokémon to make Sync Pairs. You can get the Sync Pairs of Main Character & Pichu, Abra, Voltorb, Elekid & Exeggcute with Shiny varaints of Abra, Elekid & Pichu being available

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Research Breakthrough Pokémon have shifted. From now until January 1st at 21:00 UTC, when you unlock a Research Breakthrough reward, the Pokémon will be Deino and, with this, Field Research is shifting

Pokémon Café ReMix

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Pokémon Café ReMix

The Pokémon Café ReMix Greninja Points Event has begun. This event has players collect points by playing various stages in order to recruit Greninja. This runs until December 17th 2021
Alongside this, a new Monthly Pass is available, running until the end of the month. It has both a free path which results in a Minccino outfit, and a paid path that ends with a Rowlet Dapper Attire. A special log in bonus is also now giving Holiday Piplup.

Pokémon Café ReMix

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Pokémon Café ReMix

New orders have been added to Pokémon Café ReMix, alongside the new Pokémon Chimchar. This adds stages 401-425 to the game. We're currently cataloguing all these new stages and details so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 07:38: We have updated the Main Orders and Menu Section with the contents of today's update. The next batch of Orders will be released on December 8th 2021

My Pokémon Place

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My Pokémon Place

The Pokémon Company International have revealed a new web portal for the younger audience, My Pokémon Place which allows for you to do special activities each day including Story Books and more. In it, you can also decorate the house with various items you find

Advent Calendar

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Serebii.net Advent Calendar

As we have done since 2003, this year I have created an Advent Calendar. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, an Advent Calendar is essentially a countdown until Christmas. Every day, a new puzzle and a variety of new downloads for you to enjoy. As time goes on, the puzzles get harder and the downloads get more plentiful, so be sure to check back every day. Continuing on from the last few years, we are doing a variety of puzzles which can be done in-browser rather than via printing. Click the picture you go to our Advent Calendar.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage + Pokémon Masters EX - Light Devourer Event + Pokémon HOME + Pokémon Café ReMix

30-11-2021 02:24 GMT / 21:24 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 05:39: Pokémon HOME | Edit @ 06:00: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 18:00: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 18:18: P25 Music Video

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

In The Games Department

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch week. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO season, the Season of Heritage, starting December 1st through March 1st
This season is focused around the the past and features a variety of new elements
The Pokémon GO Johto Tour event has been announced. This follow up to this year's Kanto event will focus around Johto Pokémon and will be held in February 26th - 27th
December gives you 2* Catch Stardust for the first catch of the day. There will also be a Timed Research to earn Stardust to unlock a Deino Hat Avatar Item
January gives a 2* Catch Experience bonus for the first catch of the day. There will be a Timed Research to earn experience as a pre-purchase exclusive for GO Tour Johto which gives a Goomy Hat
February gives a Increased Candy XL from hatching eggs and 2* hatch experience with a Timed research Catch Challenge that gives you access to a Noibat Avatar Item. It is also a GO Tour Pre-Purchase exclusive During this season, Pokémon will change. In cities, Porygon, Snubbull, Glameow, Bronzor, Lillipup, Trubbish, Solosis and more will appear more. In forest areas, Caterpie, Taillow, Croagunk, Joltik, Ferroseed, Karrablast, Shelmet & more will appear more. In the mountains, Clefairy, Aerodactyl, Teddiursa, Meditite, Numel, Hippopotas, Munna & More will appear more and near water, Psyduck, Lapras, Wingull, Barboach, Finneon, Feebas and Bidoof will appear more
In the northern hemisphere, Delibird, Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Cottonee, Vanillite, Winter Form Deerling and more will appear in the wild
In the southern hemisphere, Tangela, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Carvanha, Combee, Summer Form Deerling and more will appear in the wild
Different Pokémon will also be appearing in eggs
Poliwag, Bellsprout, Swinub, Meditite, Barboach, Swablu, Bunnelby and more will be hatching from 2km Eggs
Onix, Azurill, Happiny, Munchlax, Snover, Froakie, Hippopotas and more will be hatching from 5km Eggs
Audino, darumaka, Mienfoo, Rufflet, Espurr, Goomy, Noibat and more will be hatching from 10km Eggs
Shieldon, Cranidos, Female Frillish, Skrelp, Clauncher and Dedenne will be hatching from 5km Adventure Sync Eggs
Dratini, Bagon, Beldum, Riolu, Deino & Noibat will be hatching from 10km Adventure Sync Eggs
Community Days will be on January 16th and February 12th

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO events for December 2021.
First, the Research Breakthrough Reward has been announced. From December 1st 2021 at 20:00 UTC to January 1st 2022 at 20:00 UTC you'll get a Deino
Every Monday, a box containing 1 Remote Raid Pass and other items will be available
Reshiram & Zekrom will return to raid battles from December 1st 2021 through December 16th 2016. They will be available as Shiny Pokémon
Kyurem will be in Raid Battles from December 16th, with its Shiny also being available.
Mega Steelix will be available from December 1st through 23rd, with Abomasnow running December 23rd through January 7th
A Pokémon GO Incense Day focused around Swinub will run on December 5th from 11am to 5pm local time. We have added full details to our event section
The events through December have also been announced
An event themed around Dragonspiral Tower will be running from December 7th - 12th called Dragonspiral Descent
The annual Holiday event will run from December 16th through 31st and will run in two parts

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon HOME

The update for Pokémon HOME is now available to download on mobile. This update brings the app to Version 1.5.2 and adds some new features

First, it now lets you sort Catch Calendar in a way by day or by month. There are also a few bug fixes available

Pokémon Masters - The Light Devourer

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Pokémon Masters

The The Light Devourer Story Event is now live in Pokémon Masters EX. This event runs until December 16th 2021 and tells the story of Necrozma appearing within Pasio. In addition to that, a special Master Scout is now live that introduces the Sync Pair of Lusamine & Necrozma which runs until December 29th 2021. We're currently compiling full details of this event in our The Light Devourer event page

Pokémon Café ReMix

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Pokémon Café ReMix

Pokémon Café ReMix has revealed the December schedule. First Holiday Piplup is going to be available from the start of the month to December 27th while a Greninja Points event runs until December 17th. Then, on December 17th, Alolan Vulpix will be available in a Points Event, followed by Kantonian Vulpix on December 27th in a Team Event alongside the Warm Cape costume available through a special Friendship Vulpix event that runs across both events
The December Pass will include a special Minccino Outfit and a Top Hat Rowlet
They have also confirmed that you now have a small chance of finding Shiny Minccino and Shiny Eevee coming to your Café,though an event with increased chances is to come
Edit @ 08:08: I have created a page on Shiny Pokémon

Pokémon 25

In The Music Department

Pokémon 25: The Album

Following the release of Pokémon 25: The Album last month, the collection of songs as part of the P25 Music campaign, the latest music video has been released. This video is by Jax Jones with Sinead Harnett doing their song Phases. You can find it below and in our P25 Music section

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Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage Day 12 + Pokémon Café ReMix

29-11-2021 07:32 GMT / 02:32 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

In The Games Department

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage Day 6

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch week. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game
Edit @ 10:23: Edited a few parts of the game's section for further clarifications
Edit @ 19:32: With thanks to MercuryEnigma, we've added some preliminary data for Contest Sticker Effectiveness

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO season, the Season of Heritage, starting December 1st through March 1st. At present no further details have been revealed but we'll provide full details as they come

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO Battle League has now shifted to GO Battle League Season 10, which will run for the entirety of this game's season untl the end of March. It features new rewards featuring Lysandre and has shifted now to being Great League & Great League Remix rulesets

Pokémon Café ReMix

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Pokémon Café ReMix

A new Points Event has been announced for Pokémon Café ReMix. This event will allow for players to work on their own to get the new character of Greninja for their game. Currently details on the event such as time are not known but we'll provide all details as they come

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage Day 11 + Pokémon Masters EX - Sygna Suit Lusamine + Pokémon of the Week

28-11-2021 06:42 GMT / 01:42 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

In The Games Department

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage Day 6

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch week. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game
Edit @ 07:36: Updated our Sinnoh Location Database, Item Database & Item Listings with more items that are found hidden throughout Sinnoh. Be sure to let us know if you see any we missed
Edit @ 10:04: Updated the PokéBall Legality section with full details for Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl
Edit @ 12:00: Updated the Daily Events page
Edit @ 13:08: As per many requests, I have created a page on the Vs. Seeker
Edit @ 13:28: As per requests, I have create a page on Groups
Edit @ 14:54: Added more Sticker Locations

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

The next event has been announced. This event is focused around Lusamine and tells the story of the return of Ultra Beasts. It adds a new Sync pair into the game, Lusamine & Necrozma. It runs from Tuesday November 30th 2021

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Pokémon UNITE

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Pokémon UNITE

It has been confirmed that the next Holowear will be released for Machamp on Friday December 3rd. This Holowear is the Premium Adept Style. Full details on how to get it are currently unknown but be sure to check back on Friday for full details

Pokémon of the Week - Palkia

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one-hundred & fifth entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with a Sinnoh Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, Mestorn, Aminith & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the fourth generation. I It has the ability to distort space. It is described as a deity in Sinnoh-region mythology. It is said to live in a gap in the spatial dimension parallel to ours. Palkia appears in mythology. So, here it is, the one-hundred & sixth entry, Palkia

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage Day 10

27-11-2021 08:35 GMT / 03:35 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage Day 6

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch week. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game
Edit @ 08:35: Done a various amount of fixes and clarifications throughout the section
Edit @ 12:26: Created a page on Box Customisation
Edit @ 13:21: Updated our Sinnoh Location Database, Item Database & Item Listings with more items that are found hidden throughout Sinnoh. Be sure to let us know if you see any we missed
Edit @ 19:21: Updated the Trophy Garden with a new discovery

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage Day 9 + Pokémon UNITE - Holowear + Pokémon GO - Mischief Unbound

26-11-2021 00:00 GMT / 19:00 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 06:00: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 07:16: VMAX Climax | Edit @ 10:10: BDSP Statue Distribution

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

In The Games Department

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage Day 6

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch week. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game
Edit @ 11:50: As per requests, I've created a page on How to revert to the backup save data
Edit @ 17:35: Updated our Sinnoh Location Database, Item Database & Item Listings with more items that are found hidden throughout Sinnoh. Be sure to let us know if you see any we missed
Edit @ 19:24: Created a page on Boosts on Special Days

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

In The Games Department

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Statue Distribution

A new Mystery Gift distribution has begun. By answering questions on the official Japanese site, you could get the code: BDSPUNDERGR0UND. This will offer you a distribution of Color Statues of Turtwig, Chimchar and Piplup for your Secret Base. This distribution ends on May 31st 2022

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

A new piece of Holowear is now available in Pokémon UNITE for purchase. The first is the Masked Style for Gengar and runs alongside the special Black Friday sale which reduces the price of all customisation items by 30% until December 1st at 23:59 UTC

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Mischief Unbound event is now rolling out. This event runs from 10:00 local time until 10:00 local time on November 29th and features new Special Research that unlocks the ability to get Hoopa Unbound. This Special Research unlocks for players if they beat the Misunderstood Mischief Special Research that ran through the season, or players can purchase it as a ticket. Players can also purchase the ticket if they unlocked the research to get double the rewards. It also features daily Raid Hours from 12pm and Spotlight Hours from 6pm. We have added all details of the event in our Mischief Unbound section

Pokémon Masters - Poké War Games

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Pokémon Masters

The next part of the Main Story in Pokémon Maters EX is now available. This is the Paulo Interlude part of the Villain Arc and focuses on the character Paulo and the new character Tina
A Blissful Bonanza event has also begun. Alongside this, a new Spotlight Scout is live to get the new Sync Pair of Grimsley (Kimono) & Bisharp. It runs until December 10th

Pokémon TCG - VMAX Climax

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Pokémon TCG - VMAX Climax

The Pokémon Company have officially revealed all the standard cards the next set for the Pokémon Sword & Shield TCG.This is the eighth TCG set and comes in one set: VMAX Climax and is out next week December 3rd 2021. This set is primarily a reprint set with some new cards scattered within and a lot of Character Rare cards; Special Arts featuring both trainers and Pokémon.
As such, our card listing and the associated Cardex have been updated with the details of this set with thanks to ToineLay for help with translation.
VMAX Climax

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage Day 8 + Pokémon Masters EX

25-11-2021 06:00 GMT / 01:00 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 06:12: Online Competition | Edit @ 13:01: Pokémon UNITE | Edit @ 20:00: Pokémon GO

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage Day 6

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch week. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game

Edit @ 09:32: Updated our Sinnoh Location Database, Item Database & Item Listings with more items that are found hidden throughout Sinnoh. Be sure to let us know if you see any we missed
Edit @ 10:39: Updated the Statues page to indicate if you need the National Pokédex to get each individual statue
Edit @ 11:35: Updated the Grand Underground with more specific item rarities
Edit @ 14:05: Updated the Super Contests page with images of the Hall Rank decor
Edit @ 18:15: As per requests, I've created a page on the Friendship Mechanics
Edit @ 20:22: Updated the Ribbons page with a new ribbon

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The next online competition has been announced. This competition, the Tiny Tourney is a Doublese Battle competition that only allows for you to use unevolved Pokémon no taller than 3'03". All players who enter get 50 BP
Registration is open now to December 9th 23:59 UTC. Battles will run from December 10th 00:00 UTC to December 12th 23:59 UTC.
We have full details of this competition, including an eligible Pokémon list, in our Tiny Tourney section

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Mischief Unbound event is now rolling out in Asia Pacific regions. This event runs from 10:00 local time until 10:00 local time on November 29th and features new Special Research that unlocks the ability to get Hoopa Unbound. This Special Research unlocks for players if they beat the Misunderstood Mischief Special Research that ran through the season, or players can purchase it as a ticket. Players can also purchase the ticket if they unlocked the research to get double the rewards. It also features daily Raid Hours from 12pm and Spotlight Hours from 6pm. We are adding all details of the event in our Mischief Unbound section

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

A special "Black Friday" sale has been announced for Pokémon UNITE. From 00:00 UTC November 26th through 23:59 UTC December 1st, Trainer Fashion will be sold at a reduced price. In addition to this, the new Holowear, Masked Style, will be added for Gengar

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Masters EX

A special event has begun. For one day only each month on the 25th, the Pokémon Masters Day event will be held. This event will give you a variety of rewards for completion. Alongside this, a special 25 Gem for 11 Sync Pair scout is now live. We've updated our Pokémon Masters Day page with the details of this month's event

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage Day 7 + Pokémon Café ReMix

24-11-2021 06:00 GMT / 01:00 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 21:01 GMT
Edit @ 21:01: Pokémon GO Battle League

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage Day 6

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch week. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. . As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game
Edit @ 08:04: Updated the sections with various bug fixes
Edit @ 10:24: Updated the Item Database to include Berry data on individual Berry pages
Edit @ 11:32: As per request, I've made a page on unique evolution methods
Edit @ 13:22: Added female clothing images to the Trainer Customisation page
Edit @ 16:19: Updated our Sinnoh Location Database, Item Database & Item Listings with more items found in the Pokémon Hideaways in the Underground
Edit @ 16:47: Added some details for the Underground Man's tasks in the Grand Underground page
Edit @ 17:47: Updated the Pokémon Hideaways page with spawn counts
Edit @ 18:23: As per requests, I've made a page on Common locations of NPCs in the Grand Underground
Edit @ 19:36: I have started adding Sticker Locations to the page. if you get any we don't have listed be sure to let us know
Edit @ 20;53: Added a Following Pokémon page which lists the Berries that you will get when you speak your Pokémon

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have unveiled the lineup for Pokémon GO Battle League Season 10:
Great League & Great League Remix will run from November 29th - December 13th
Ultra League & Ultra League Remix will run from December 13th - 27th with the Holiday Cup beginning December 16th. Holiday Cup only allows Normal-, Grass-, Electric-, Ice-, Flying-, and Ghost-type Pokémon below 1500 CP
Master League, Master League Classic will run from December 27th - January 10th. You will receive 3* Stardust from winning.
Great League & Sinnoh Cup will run January 10th - 24th. Only Pokémon from Turtwig to Arceus will be allowed
Ultra League & Ultra League Premier Classic will run from January 24th - February 7th
Master League & Master League Premier Classic will run from Feb 7th - 21st with Love Cup being added. Love Cup only allows Red or Pink Pokémon
All three Leagues and the Johto Cup will run from Feb 21st through 28th. Johto Cup only allows Pokémon from Chikorita to Celeb under 1500 CP Rewards will be based around Lysandre with players reaching Rank Ace Rank, Veteran, Expert and Legend getting avatar items: Gloves, Shoes, Top, Shorts and a pose respectively inspired by his pose. The Pokémon rewards are also changed to match Pokémon he has
Rank 1 has a guaranteed encounter with Pyroar, and standard encounters with Bayleef, Quilava, Croconaw, Spinarak, Chinchou, Azumarill
Rank 6 adds encounters with Mienfoo
Rank 11 adds encounters with Noctowl, Forretress, Shieldon, Skuntank, Frillish
Rank 16 adds Larvitar, Scraggy, Rufflet
Rank 20 adds the current Legendary Pokémon Veteran Rank adds Noibat encouters
Expert Rank adds Deino encounters
Legend Rank provides a guaranteed encounter with Pikachu Libre
Rock Tomb will now lower opposing Pokémon's Attack in Trainer Battles
Pound's damage is reduced from 5 to 4
Bug Buzz's damage is increased to 100
Donphan will learn Body Slam
Noctowl will learn Shadow Ball
Magcargo will learn Incinerate & Rock Tomb
Octillery will learn Lock-On
Sudowoodo will learn Rock Tomb
Lairon will learn Rock Tomb
Aggron will learn Rock Tomb
Claydol will learn Rock Tomb

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

DeNa have unveiled some of the next elements of Pokémon Masters EX for the next month
Hall Skip is being added that lets you skip various halls in the Battle Villa
You'll be able to play Legendary Events at any time starting with Lurking Shadow
Champion Stadium is getting boosted with Master Mode with limits being raised to 1000 Points
A new Eggstreme Incubator will be available. Eggs in these will have half the incubation time but last for 2 weeks
Paulo Interlude will be released on November 26th as part of the Story Mode
Seasonal Outfits will appear on December 16th
A new Legendary Gauntlet event is announced for January next year, which allows for you to take on multiple Legendary Arenas in a row to get a new kind of Lucky Cookie to get new Lucky Skills Edit: We have begun updating the section for the new Sync Pairs of Sonia & Yamper, Lusamine & Necrozma, Leon & Calyrex, Nessa & Eiscue, Elesa & Emolga & Grimsley & Bisharp
Edit @ 11:24: We have added the Legendary Adventures to the Main Story section

Pokémon Café ReMix

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Pokémon Café ReMix

New orders have been added to Pokémon Café ReMix, alongside the new Pokémon Chimchar. This adds stages 401-425 to the game. We're currently cataloguing all these new stages and details so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 08:25: We have updated the Main Orders and Menu Section with the contents of today's update. The next batch of Orders will be released on December 1st 2021

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage Day 6

23-11-2021 08:04 GMT / 03:04 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 19:59 GMT
Edit @ 14:00: Pokémon Evolutions | Edit @ 17:17: Episode Titles

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage Day 6

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch week. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. . As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game
Edit @ 08:04: Updated the sections with various bug fixes
Edit @ 10;11: Created a page on Poffins & Berries
Edit @ 12:02: Updated the Amity Square page to include Berries found by the Pokémon
Edit @ 13:01: As requested, I've created a page on The method to get Feebas
Edit @ 14:53: As requested, I've created a page on Trainer Card
Edit @ 17;22: Created a page on Pokémon Trainers Dawn & Lucas
Edit @ 18:46: Updated the Grand Underground section with details on Multiplayer mechanics
Edit @ 19:59: Created a page on Growing Berries

Pokémon Masters - Poké War Games

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Pokémon Masters

DeNA have announced a new scout for Pokémon Masters EX of a Sync Pair that hasn't been properly datamined. This Sync Pair is Grimsley (Kimono) and Bisharp and will be available on November 26th 2021

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Evolutions

A new trailer has been released for ther second half of the Pokémon Evolutions episodes. These episodes focus on the Sinnoh, Hoenn, Johto and Kanto regions:
Thursday, Dec. 2: "The Rival" featuring the Sinnoh region
Thursday, Dec. 9: "The Wish" featuring the Hoenn region
Thursday, Dec. 16: "The Show" featuring the Johto region
Thursday, Dec. 23: "The Discovery" featuring the Kanto region

Footage

Pokémon 2019

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Pokémon Journeys - News

A new pair of Episode Titles have been released by a Japanese magazine. These episodes are due to air on December 17th & 24th respectively. No further details have been given.
Episode 1179: The Ghost Train Departs...
Episode 1180: Gengar Does Its Best! The Road to Gigantamax!!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage Day 5 + Pokémon GO x Ed Sheeran Event

22-11-2021 07:51 GMT / 02:51 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 00:00 GMT
Edit @ 08:02: Pokémon UNITE Tournament | Edit @ 19;00: Pokémon GO x Ed Sheeran Event | Edit @ 21:01: Pokémon GO Hoopa Unbound Event | Edit @ 00:00: Pokémon UNITE Holowear

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage Day 4

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch day. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. . As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game
Edit @ 07:50: Updated the sections with various bug fixes
Edit @ 09:33: Created a page on Ball Capsules & Stickers
Edit @ 11:07: Created a page on Available Ribbons
Edit @ 12:22: Created a page on Team Galactic
Edit @ 13:26: Updated the Super Contest page with details of the mechanics. More for moves and Stickers to come soon
Edit @ 14:25; Created a page for all the Contest Move Effects with a way to find moves by effect, then linking into the Attackdex
Edit @ 16:19: Updated our Sinnoh Location Database, Item Database & Item Listings with the hidden items and more items found inside
Edit @ 18:03: Updated the Great Marsh page with Flee Rates
Edit @ 19:57: Created a page for the Grand Underground Goods Trader
Edit @ 21:51: Updated the Statues page with details on Secret Base Expansion

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

A new piece of Holowear is now available in Pokémon UNITE for purchase. The first is the Checkered Style for Blissey

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO event. This event is the Mischief Unbound event and is due to run from November 26th from 10:00 to November 29th at 20:00 local time and introduces Hoopa Unbound into the game
If you completed the Misunderstood Mischief research by December 1st at 09:59 local time, you will get the new Special Research for free, otherwise you can purchase it in the shop
You can change HoopaConfined to Hoopa Unbound for 50 Hoopa Candy and 10,000 Stardust but change back for 10 Hoopa Candy and 2,000 Stardust. This can be done after Page 2 of the Mischief Unbound Special Research
You will have 2* Catch Experience and 2* Transfer Candy
There will be daily Raid Hours from 6pm to 7pm local time: November 26th - Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres
November 27th - Heatran
November 28th - Regirock, Regice, Registeel
November 29th, Cobalion, Terrakion, Virizion
There will be Spotlight Hours from 12pm to 1pm local time:
November 26th - Rattata
November 27th - Sableye
November 28th - Pikachu
November 29th - Beldum
Players will also get a Hoopa T-Shirt from the Mischief Unbound Special Research

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO x Ed Sheeran event is now live globally. This event features a special performance by Ed Sheeran in the in-game news as well as boosted spawns of the Water Starter Pokémon including the return of Sunglasses Squirtle. A special hoodie is available in-game with the code: 4SQS6N359Y7NPCUW. We have adding all details of the event in our Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Celebration Event Part 1: Brilliant Diamond section

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

A new online tournament has been announced by The Pokémon Company for Japan. This is the Winter Tournament and entry is open now through the official site. The first competitions will be held December 4th & 5th, then January 8th and 9th and up to 512 teams can participate. Players need to be able to read or write in Japanese

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - Coverage Day 4 + Pokémon GO Community Day

21-11-2021 07:07 GMT / 02:07 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 21:14 GMT
Edit @ 13:01: Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

In The Games Department

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Coverage Day 4

It's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl's launch day. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. . As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to, and we have a Version Exclusives page, Sinnoh Pokédex page and our Location Database and more available so be sure to check our section out. This update will be amended repeatedly with more pages and details as we get through the game
Edit @ 07:07: Updated the sections with various bug fixes
Edit @ 08:57: Created the page on Trainer Customisation & Outfits. Female images to come soon
Edit @ 10:16: Created the page on Pickup
Edit @ 11:33: Created the page on Trophy Garden
Edit @ 12:54: Created a page on Daily & Weekly Events
Edit @ 14:13: Created a page on Barry
Edit @ 15:58: Updated our Sinnoh Location Database, Item Database & Item Listings with the hidden items and more items found outside. Caves and buildings to come soon
Edit @ 17:43: Updated the Grand Underground section to have a key to accessing each of the 6 different areas of the underground while also listing the Caves & Caverns within
Edit @ 19:19: Added native imagery for all the Pokémon that were added in Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl that weren't in Sword & Shield. These will be seen across the game section, Pokédex, Pokéarth and more where contextually relevant
Edit @ 20:41: Created a requested page on Hidden Moves
Edit @ 21:14: Updated the page on Daily & Weekly Events

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO - Community Day

Today marks the Pokémon GO Community Day. On this day, for six hours in each region, Shinx will appear, enmass, in Pokémon GO with a chance of Shiny Shinx appearing. During this event, when you evolve Luxio into Luxray, it will know the move Psychic Fangs, which is exclusive to this event. This coincides with 25% egg distance, 3* Transfer Candy and 3 hour Incense. This runs at these times:
It runs from 11am to 5pm in your local time.

Pokémon of the Week - Dialga

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one-hundred & fifth entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with a Sinnoh Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, Mestorn, Aminith & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the fourth generation. It has the power to control time. It appears in Sinnoh-region myths as an ancient deity. This Pokémon is spoken of in legend. It is said that time began moving when Dialga was born So, here it is, the one-hundred & fifth entry, Dialga

Until Next Time, See Ya

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