Sunday: Pokémon GO Community Day + Pokémon Championship Series - Dallas Regional Championships Stream

19-01-2020 07:31 GMT / 02:31 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO - Community Day

Today marks the Pokémon GO Community Day. On this day, for three hours in each region, Piplup will appear, enmass, in Pokémon GO with a chance of Shiny Piplup appearing. During this event, when you evolve Prinplup into Empoleon, it will know the move Hydro Cannon, which is exclusive to this event. This can be done for a further 2 hours after the event. This coincides with 25% Egg Distance and 3 hour Lure Modules. This runs at these times:
It runs from 11am to 2pm in your local time in the Northern Hemisphere and 3pm to 6pm in local time in the southern hemisphere

Pokémon Championships

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Pokémon Championships

Today is the final day Pokémon Regional Championships in Dallas Texas and the first North American Regional that runs on Pokémon Sword & Shield. This event has hard the largest amount of VGC entrants of any event for years and is to be streamed by The Pokémon Company International in one single stream which will start around 17:00 UTC / 18:00 CEST / 12:00 EST / 09:00 PST and will cover both TCG and VGC. You can find the stream in our VGC section

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Championship Series - Dallas Regional Championships Stream

18-01-2020 09:56 GMT / 04:56 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 21:16: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Championships

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Pokémon Championships

Today is the Pokémon Regional Championships in Dallas Texas and the first North American Regional that runs on Pokémon Sword & Shield. This event has hard the largest amount of VGC entrants of any event for years and is to be streamed by The Pokémon Company International in one single stream which will start around 15:30 UTC / 16:30 CEST / 10:30 EST / 07:30 PST and will cover both TCG and VGC. You can find the stream in our VGC section

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Ahead of tomorrow's Community Day, which runs at 11am to 2pm local time in the Northern Hemisphere and 3pm to 6pm in the Southern Hemisphere, a special Community Day Box is now live. For 480 Coins you get 30 Ultra Balls, 3 Super Incubators, 1 Incense and 1 Lure Module

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Galar Newcomers

16-01-2020 07:29 GMT / 02:29 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 20:39: Pokémon GO Boxes | Edit @ 21:00: Raid Weekend

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Registration for the next online competition is now open in Pokémon Sword & Shield's VS Option. This competition, Galar Newcomers, is a Double Battle competition that only allows Pokémon that were discovered in the Galar Region as well as Galarian Forms. It will not allow Zacian or Zamazenta. You can use Gigantamax Pokémon..
Registration is open now until January 23rd 23:59 UTC. Battles will run from January 24th 00:00 UTC to January 26th 23:59 UTC. All players get 50 BP

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO Special Raid Weekend. From Friday January 24th 2020 at 21:00 UTC to Monday January 27th 2020 at 21:00 UTC, Latios and Latias will both appear as Level 5 Raid Bosses in addition to Heatran.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

As the current Hatchathon event comes to an end, the available boxes in Pokémon GO have changed. These three new boxes are now live
Special Box - 480 Coins - 2 Premium Raid Pass, 2 Super Incubator, 2 Lucky Egg
Ultra Box - 1480 Coins - 17 Premium Raid Pass, 5 Super Incubator, 3 Incense, 3 Star Piece
Adventure Box - 1480 Coins - 15 Super Incubator, 3 Star Piece, 3 Incense, 3 Egg Incubator
Edit @ 21:56: As the event is now over, there are reports that Wurmple in general can now be shiny in the game

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Twilight Wings + Pokémon Masters - Fire-type Training Event, Sync Grid, New Content & Ethan Spotlight Scout

15-01-2020 06:07 GMT / 01:07 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 13:00: Twilight Wings | Edit @ 18;00: Community Day | Edit @ 18:36: Galar Newcomers

Pokémon Twilight Wings

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Pokémon Twilight Wings

The first episode of the Pokémon Twilight Wings web anime series is now live. This series is a web based show separate from the main anime which focuses on the characters of the Galar Region. It is produced by Studio Colorido and airs monthly on the official youtube channel. The episode can be found below. We're currently updating all our databases with the content of this episode
Edit @ 13:16: Our Anime Dex is now updated with the contents of Twilight Wings Episode 1

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Following the announcement last week and the subsequent confusion in dates, The Pokémon Company International have put out the corrected dates for the upcoming Galar Newcomers competition. Registration opens at 06:00 UTC on January 16th through January 23rd 23:59 UTC with battles January 24th through January 26th 23:59 UTC. Check the image for full details on this online competition

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

It has been confirmed that during the Community Day on Sunday, if you evolve Prinplup into Empoleon during the five hour window, your Pokémon will know the charge move, Hydro Cannon. The Community Day runs at 11am to 2pm in each local time zone in the northern hemisphere and 3pm to 6pm in the southern hemisphere, with an extra 2 hours afterwards for evolution

Pokémon Masters Event

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Pokémon Masters

A new Sync Pair Scout banner that increases the chance of getting the Sync Pair, Ethan & Cyndaquil is now live, being available until January 29th.
Alongside this, a new Fire-type Training Event has begun. These stages allow for you to train up your Fire-type Pokémon
A special EX stage for Janine has been made available
A new Sync Pair Support Log In Bonus is now running giving 150 Gems a day for 14 days
Edit @ 08:35: Sync Grids are now live and we have updated our Sync Pair listings accordingly with full details of each cell in the grids

Pokémon Masters Event

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Pokémon Masters

Details about upcoming updates have been revealed for Pokémon Masters:
First, the Sync Grid is to debut in an update in Mid January. This feature allows for you to collect Sync Orbs and teach your Sync Pairs new skills which include stat boosts, passive skills, enhancements to moves and more. Almost all Sync Pairs will have limited Sync Grids but more will be enhanced as time passses starting with Main Chatacter, Flannery and Flint with Pryce getting added. The plan is for 4 Sync Pairs to get expanded a month
A new Legendary event will begin in late January. This event will feature an "immensely popular Legendary Pokémon"
Event Mission Bingo will start in late January offering special items for training and Sync Orbs for the Sync Grid
To celebrate 6 months of the game, some things have been further detailed
The Battle Villa will launch. This feature lets you train up to 9 Sync Pairs a day. Here, you'll face off against Sync Pairs of various difficulties depending on the level you're in to get further. It has unique rewards and special items. Progress is reset at fixed intervals and you'll receive gems based on how far you make it. Battle Villa items allow you to obtain Sync Pair Lucky Skills hat give special effects when conditions are met.
Story Events will be updated starting late February which give more rewards including Sync Orbs and Power-Up Items.
A special Sync Pair will come to Passio with some training Missions
Many unevolved Pokémon will become able to be evolved
Chapters 22 through 24 will be added to the game including new Sync Pairs to coincide with it

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Masters - Ethan Spotlight Scout

13-01-2020 08:05 GMT / 03:02 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon Masters - A Special Present Event

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Pokémon Masters

The next Spotlight Scout has been officially announced for Pokémon Masters. This gives the ability to get the Sync pair of Ethan & Cyndaquil/Quilava/Typhlosion. It is expected to arrive in two days

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon (2019) - Episode Pictures & Character Biography + Pokémon of the Week

12-01-2020 09:47 GMT / 04:47 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 12:50: Pokémon of the Week

Don't Give In, Piplup! An Ice Floe Race in the Sinnoh Region!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon (2019) - Episode Pictures

As usual, we have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash and Go return a Piplup they found in Kanto to its trainer in Sinnoh. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode page. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Character Biography - Go

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Pokémon (2019) - Character Biography

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

Pokémon of the Week - Dracovish

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the seventh entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with a Galar Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the eighth generation. Powerful legs and jaws made it the apex predator of its time. Its own overhunting of its prey was what drove it to extinction. Its mighty legs are capable of running at speeds exceeding 40 mph, but this Pokémon can't breathe unless it's underwater. So, here it is, the seventh entry, Dracovish

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Rescue Team DX + Pokémon International Championships

11-01-2020 09:51 GMT / 04:51 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

On Thursday, the next Nintendo Switch spin-off title, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Rescue Team DX was revealed and alongside this, a demo was released. We have been delving into the demo over the past day or so and are starting to compile pages based on the demo as we go towards its launch in March
Edit @ 09:49: Created pages on Starter Pokémon and Full Item listings
Edit @ 11:04: Created preliminary Dungeon listings
Edit @ 11:15: Created a page on Rare Qualities
Edit @ 11:44: Created a page on New & Updated Mechanics
Edit @ 12:32: Created a page on Pokémon Square

Pokémon 2016 World Championships

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Pokémon North American International Championships

The dates for the Pokémon North American International Championships have been revealed. The competition will run from June 26th to June 28th at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus Ohio

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Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Expansion Pass Reminder + Ball Distribution Reminder

10-01-2020 11:21 GMT / 06:21 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

In case you missed it, yesterday the Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass was revealed. This Expansion Pass has two packs, The Isle of Armor & The Crown Tundra which each contain new areas, characters, story, features, New Pokémon, New Galarian Forms and New Gigatnamax variants. Each pack also coincides with a free content update which adds over 100 previously unavailable Pokémon each. The pack can be purchased now and a small free content update giving Galarian Slowpoke is now live

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have started to released some new changes to Pokémon GO. First, Pokémon with Trade Evolutions are now capable of being evolved by trading rather than just by Candy. These Pokémon are Kadabra, Machoke, Graveler, Haunter, Boldore, Gurdurr, Karrablast, and Shelmet
In addition to that, more Unova Pokémon are starting to appear:
Pokémon appearing in the wild: Roggenrola, Tympole, Dwebble, Trubbish, Karrablast, Joltik, Shelmet, and more.
Pokémon hatching from Eggs:
2 km Eggs: Venipede and Dwebble
5 km Eggs: Roggenrola, Tympole, Trubbish, Karrablast, Joltik, and Shelmet
10 km Eggs: Timburr, Tirtouga, Archen, and Axew
Pokémon appearing in raids: Timburr will also be available in one-star raids.
Pokémon appearing in the wild in certain parts of the world:
North America, South America, and Africa: Throh (also available in 10 km Eggs)
Europe, Asia, and Australia: Sawk (also available in 10 km Eggs)
Southern United States, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America: Maractus
Egypt and Greece: Sigilyph
Eastern hemisphere: Red-Striped Form Basculin
Western hemisphere: Blue-Striped Form Basculin
We have full details on each of these Pokémon in our Pokémon GO Pokédex. Click the image to go to the database.
Edit @ 21:19: We have updated our Pokémon GO Eggs Listing and Pokémon GO Regional Exclusive pages.

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The currently running distribution for Pokémon Sword & Shield distribution various Poké Balls is due to end on Wednesday. This promotion tied in with a social media campaign featuring Ball Guy and provides 3 different balls per code. The codes are as follows:
K0UN1NMASC0T: Fast Ball, Moon Ball, Level Ball
1YAHAYA: Heavy Ball, Lure Ball, Beast Ball
0KUGAFUKA1B0RU: Love Ball, Friend Ball, Dream Ball

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Direct + Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition

09-01-2020 09:09 GMT / 04:09 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 14:30: Pokémon Direct Contents | Edit @ 17:06: Wild Area Event | Edit @ 22:14: Pokémon Coco | Edit @ 01:01: Pokémon Coco Trailer

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Today is the Pokémon Direct. At 14:30 UTC / 09;30 EST / 06:30 PST / 23:30 JST a roughly 20 minute Direct detailing various Pokémon game news will air. We will be live posting every reveal from the Direct as it happens so be sure to keep checking back. Below you will find the live stream so you can watch.
Edit @ 14:31: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX has been announced. Remake of the original games but include Mega Evolution. The game releases March 6th with prepurchase and a demo available today
Edit @ 14:34: Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion pass revealed. Includes many returning Pokémon
Two DLC packs: Isle of Armor & The Crown Tundra
New Pokémon: Kubfu a Fighting-type Legendary that evolves into Urshifu with two forms. Available in Isle of Tundra. Calyrex a Psychic/Grass Legendary
New Galarian Forms: Slowpoke, Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres
New Gigantamax: Venusaur, Blastoise, Rillaboom, Cinderace, Inteleon
More than 200 Pokémon from the past appear in the DLC. These free updates allow for those previous Pokémon to appear through Trades etc.
Galarian Slowpoke will be available today in a free content update. Evolves into Slowbro in Isle of Armor and Slowking in The Crown Tundra
The Expansion Pass is available to preorder today. Contains special outfits as a bonus for prepurchasing
Edit @ 15:05: Created a page for the New Pokémon Exclusive to Expansion Pass
Edit @ 15:09: Created a page for the New Galarian Forms Exclusive to Expansion Pass
Edit @ 15:15: Created a page for the New Gigantamax Exclusive to Expansion Pass
Edit @ 15:41: Updated the Pre-Release Screenshots page with new screenshots
Edit @ 16:00: The Slowpoke obtained in the current content patch is Shiny Locked.
Edit @ 16:06: Created a page for the Expansion Pass
Edit: We have updated with a page for Slowpoke in the Pokédex
Edit: We have updated with a page for Kubfu, Urshifu & Calyrex in the Pokédex
Edit @ 18:14: Updated the Trainer Customisation Page
Edit @ 19;20: As per popular request, we've created a page detailing Returning Pokémon in Content Updates
Edit @ 19:57: Created dedicated pages for each individual Expansion Pass pack: The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra

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Pokémon Pokémon

Pokémon Masters Event

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Pokémon Movie

The trailer for the next movie has aired on Japanese variety show, Oha Suta. This trailer showcases a forest with a person dressed in rags going in it, swinging from tree to tree. Ash is stunnedas he hears around the forest. It cuts to a shrine and there's a baby there. The movie is called Pokémon the Movie Coco
Edit @ 01:02: The trailer has been uploaded

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The new Wild Area event has begun. During this event, Gigantamax Flapple, Alcremie and Coalossal will be found more often in Pokémon Sword and Gigantamax Appletun, Alcremie & Lapras will be found more often in Pokémon Shield. At present this event doesn't have an end date. Click the image for full details of the event

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

During the Pokémon Direct, a new Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game was confirmed for the Nintendo Switch. This game is a remake of the original Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game which was released on the GameBoy Advance and Nintendo DS. It is out March 6th 2020
Edit @ 15:49: Added multiple Pre-Release Screenshots

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The next online competition has been announced. This competition, Galar Newcomers, is a Double Battle competition that only allows Pokémon that were discovered in the Galar Region as well as Galarian Forms. It will not allow Zacian or Zamazenta. You can use Gigantamax Pokémon. Download Rules are also now available for this competition.
Registration is open now until January 30th 23:59 UTC. Battles will run from January 31st 00:00 UTC to February 2nd 23:59 UTC. All players get 50 BP
Edit @ 09:29: At present there's a discrepency between the English and Japanese notes. The Japanese event note states registration runs from January 16th through January 23rd 23:59 UTC with battles January 24th through January 26th 23:59 UTC. We don't know which is accurate but as registration is not yet open, we're going to try and get further information

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

A special distribution has begun on Pokémon Sword & Shield to promote the next online competition. These codes can be redeemed until February 28th 2020:
GALAR - 1 Bottle Cap
Edit @ 16:41: Another code has run for the new Wild Area event. This code gets you 10 Premier Balls and is AREAS1LVESTRE

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Rumble Rush - New Event

08-01-2020 06:15 GMT / 01:15 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 18;00: Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO Community Day on January 19th will focus on Piplup. This event will give 25% Egg Distance and has 3 Hour Lure Modules. However, it will also give out an as of yet unannounced special move to Empoleon. We'll bring more details as they come.
The Community Day runs at 11am to 2pm in each local time zone in the Northern Hemisphere and 3pm to 6pm in each local time zone in the Southern Hemisphere

Pokémon Rumble Rush

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Pokémon Rumble Rush

The new event has started in Pokémon Rumble Rush. This event, Silvally vs. Buzzwole, is focused on an island based around Buzzwole and contains various new Pokémon, new Gears and more. It runs for two weeks, until January 21st. As such, we're currently compiling everything about this new event and so this update and our Rumble Rush section will be updated with details over the coming days
Updated Location Listings with further details of Buzzwole Sea

Pokémon Masters - A Special Present Event

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Pokémon Masters

A new EX Challenge stage is now live in Pokémon Masters. This stage is based on Hau and gives you various Ground type boosting items
Edit: With this Super Hard difficulty courses are now available in Co-Op for the Main Story. These courses can only be challenged once per week, resetting once a week
Finally, the New Year's Rally has had more missions added to unlock Limited Time 3☆, 4 ☆ and 5☆ Power-Up items

Pokémon Masters Event

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Movie

It has been announced that the first trailer for this year's Pokémon anime movie is due to air on the episode of Oha Suta that airs at 07:05 JST on Friday January 10th 2020. At present we have no details for the movie but we'll provide full information as it comes

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Direct + Pokémon GO - Heatran + Pokémon (2019) - Episode Titles

07-01-2020 12:13 GMT / 07:13 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 22:05 GMT
Edit @ 13:45: Pokémon Direct announcement | Edit @ 21:00: Heatran

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

A Pokémon Direct is to be aired on January 9th at 14:30 UTC / 09;30 EST / 06:30 PST / 23:30 JST. This Direct will house 20 minutes of Pokémon content. At present we don't know what it'll contain but we'll provide more details as it comes.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Raid Battles have started to shift in Pokémon GO. From now until February 4th 2020 at 21:00 UTC, Heatran will be a Level 5 Raid with Shiny Heatran now available. As such, Raid Bosses will have changed in conjunction with it
Edit @ 22:05: The Raid Bosses have shifted and we're currently compiling them in our Raid Battles section

Pokémon Masters

In The Anime Department

Pokémon 2019 - News

Some new episode titles for the upcoming anime series have been released through Japanese TV Guides. These episodes are set to air on January 26th, February 2nd and February 9th respecitvely. The first episode features Ash & Go going to a Dragonite paradise. The second episode focuses on Koharu. The third episode features Ash & Go travel to Galar to watch the Pokémon World Championships final between Lance and the undefeated trainer in Galar, Leon
Episode 1099: The Dragonite Paradise and the Dragonair Trial!
Episode 1100: Koharu, Yamper, and Sometimes Gengar Too
Episode 1101: Dynamax Battle! Leon, The Greatest of Them All!!

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Monday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Gigantamax Meowth Reminder

06-01-2020 12:28 GMT / 07:28 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 15:09: Funko Figure

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The currently running event on Pokémon Sword & Shield distribution a Gigantamax Meowth to players is due to end next week on Wednesday January 15th. This Meowth is the only way to get a Meowth capable of Gigantamaxing in the game. Click the image for full details of the event

Pokémon Funko

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Funko Pokémon

Following their reveal last year, the latest in the Funko A Day With Pikachu line has been revealed. This figure is "Surprising Weather Ahead" and features a Pikachu shocked at the Diglett that appears in the weather, and will be released later this month exclusively on the official Pokémon Center Website

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

05-01-2020 13:00 GMT / 08:00 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon of the Week - Snorlax

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the sixth entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with a Kanto Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the first generation. It is not satisfied unless it eats over 880 pounds of food every day. When it is done eating, it goes promptly to sleep. This Pokémon's stomach is so strong, even eating moldy or rotten food will not affect it. Gigantamax energy has affected stray seeds and even pebbles that got stuck to Snorlax, making them grow to a huge size. So, here it is, the sixth entry, Snorlax

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Saturday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Wild Area Event & VGC 2020 Ruleset

04-01-2020 07:36 GMT / 02:36 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 07:36 GMT

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The previous Wild Area event featuring Magikarp has finished and so the Wild Area event, obtained simply by going online or by going to Mystery Gift > Get Wild Area News, has reverted back to the December 2019 event which contains increased spawns of certain Gigantamax Pokémon and the only way to get Gigantamax Snorlax. This event runs until January 9th 2020. Click the image for full details of the event

Pokémon VGC 2020

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Pokémon VGC 2020 - Ruleset

The ruleset for all Video Game Championships events has changed as of today. From today, all VGC events, the VGC 2020 ruleset will be used. This brings Pokémon Sword & Shield officially into competitive play
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Galar Pokédex.
Banned Pokémon: Mew, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, Pokémon not captured or hatched in Sword or Shield
Allowed Gigantamax Pokémon: Butterfree, Corviknight, Drednaw, Centiskorch, Meowth, Pikachu, Eevee, Snorlax, Sandaconda, Charizard (but only with Blaze)
Clauses: No same Pokémon, No same item
Players may only use Pokémon with items or moves obtained in Pokémon Sword & Shield
Match Time: 15 Minutes
Your Time: 7 minutes

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Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Ranked Battle

03-01-2020 05:03 GMT / 00:03 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 08:08: Pokémon Masters

Pokémon Masters - A Special Present Event

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Pokémon Sword & Shield - Ranked Battle

Ranked Battle Series 2 is now live in Pokémon Sword & Shield. This mode has a new ruleset that allows specific Gigantamax Pokémon and runs until January 31st 2020
Edit @ 08:12: Updated with the rewards. The rewards will be available in February

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

A special distribution has begun on Pokémon Sword & Shield to promote the commencement of Ranked Battle Series 2. These codes can be redeemed until February 28th 2020:
KAMPFTEAM: 20 BP

Pokémon Masters - A Special Present Event

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Pokémon Masters

The 5-Star-Select Special Scout is live in Pokémon Masters. For 3000 Paid Gems, this scout lets you scout the usual 10 different Sync Pairs but also allows for you to select a specific 5 Star Sync Pair in order to recruit in addition to the 10. It runs until January 22nd at 05:59 UTC

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon Championships

The Pokémon Company have announced the streaming schedule for upcoming Regional Championships. The following Regional Championships will be officially streamed by The Pokémon Company International. These will showcase VGC with Sword & Shield gameplay and TCG battles with the stream schedule varying depending on the Regional. We'll provide hosts of the streams each Regional
January 18–19, 2020: Dallas, TX, Regional Championships
February 29–March 1, 2020: Collinsville, IL, Regional Championships
March 21–22, 2020: Charlotte, NC, Regional Championships
April 4–5, 2020: Salt Lake City, UT, Regional Championships
May 9–10, 2020: Albany, NY, Regional Championships
May 23–24, 2020: Fort Wayne, IN, Regional Championships
June 6–7, 2020: Milwaukee, WI, Regional Championships .

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