Thursday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition Reward + Pokémon Masters - The Star of the Contest Event

28-05-2020 07:02 BST / 02:02 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon Sword & Shield - Great Ball Guy Shirt

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

As the 2020 International Challenge April Online Competition results are now live, the entry prize is now available for players who play in one match. Once you have battled in a match and joined the competition, you can now receive the Casual Tee (Ball Guy) gift if you go to Mystery Gift and select Get Battle Stadium Rewards.

Pokémon Masters - Flying-types Incoming

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Pokémon Masters

The next event is live in Pokémon Masters. This is the The Star of the Contest Story Event and runs until June 11th. This event also comes with a Sync Pair Scout to get Dawn & Turtwig, which have been newly added into the game

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Wednesday: Pokémon GO Fest

27-05-2020 13:59 BST / 08:59 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced this year's Pokémon GO Fest. This year's GO Fest is a play at home event and will be ticketed running July 25th and July 26th. Players who buy the ticket can play on both days and the event will provide Special Research, bonuses, encounters and more which will all run no matter where you are.

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Tuesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Gigantamax Meowth Raid Event + Pokémon GO Reality Blending + Pokémon Masters - Dawn Reveal

26-05-2020 01:02 BST / 20:02 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Wild Area Event has now shifted in Pokémon Sword & Shield. With this, Gigantamax Eevee has left the boosted raids and with this, Gigantamax Meowth has been added as the focus of the event. With this, players can get multiple Gigantamax Meowth and can now even find Shiny Gigantamax Meowth and the first time you can get it with its Hidden Ability. This is presently the only way to get Gigantamax Meowth as it was event distribution only and the event ended in early January. This event runs until 12:59 UTC on June 2nd 2020
Edit @ 01:15: We have updated our section with full details of this Max Raid Battle Event, as well as updated our ItemDex for TR locations.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced a new feature coming to Pokémon GO: Reality Blending. This new feature will allow for some changes to AR mode on some phones to allow for some objects to block in AR mode on devices like Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S10, Google Pixel 3, and Google Pixel 4.
In addition to this, they are working to develop a new feature called PokéStop Scan, which will be available to Level 40 players in Early June. This feature allows for you to record a PokéStop or Gym's real life location in order to help build a 3D Map

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Raid Bosses have changed in Pokémon GO. With this, from now until June 16th 2020 at 20:00 UTC, Reshiram will be the Level 5 Raid Boss.

Pokémon Masters - Clemont

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Pokémon Masters

The next Story Event has been announced for Pokémon Masters. This event is the Star of the Contest event. It also runs alongside a Spotlight Scout for Dawn. This gives the ability to get the Sync pair of Dawn & Turtwig/Grotle/Torterra. It is expected to arrive in a few days

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Monday: Pokémon GO - Community Day

25-05-2020 06:54 BST / 01:54 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO - Community Day

The votes have been tallied and Niantic have confirmed that the June Pokémon GO Community Day will focus on Weedle while the July Pokémon GO Community Day will focus on Gastly. The Weedle Community Day will run on June 20th. At present we have no further details about these Community Day events but we'll post as soon as they're revealed. Alongside this you can now also use a code of K8G9DFV4X7L3W to redeem 50 Poké Balls. This runs until the 28th of May

Pokémon Masters - Flying-types Incoming

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Pokémon Masters

The next update for Pokémon Masters has been released. This update contains data for new Sync Pairs including Dawn & Turtwig, Burgh & Leavanny and Grimsley & Sharpedo but also a variety of features:
You can now go directly to events/Sync Pair Scout from the news page
You can now jump to news pages by speaking to the relevant character in the Pokémon Center
It has fixed issues where players can't go beyond the title screen
It has fixed an issue that would trigger passive skills when an attack fails.

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Sunday: Pokémon GO - Community Day

24-05-2020 07:26 BST / 02:26 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO - Community Day

Today marks the Pokémon GO Community Day. On this day, for six hours in each region, Seedot will appear, enmass, in Pokémon GO with a chance of Shiny Seedot appearing. During this event, when you evolve Nuzleaf into Shiftry, it will know the move Bullet Seed, which is exclusive to this event. This coincides with 3* Capture Experience and 3 hour Incense. This runs at these times:
It runs from 11am to 5pm in your local time.
This also coincides with the Investigating Illusions Ticketed Event which unlocks Special Research that ties in with Community Day.
In addition to that, Niantic are running a 24 hour nature stream featuring Seedot, which periodically releases codes to redeem for items. These codes expire within minutes of being shown on the stream but the code 6W2QRHMM9W2R9 can be redeemed until 01:00 UTC on May 25th

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Pokémon of the Week - Polteageist

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the twenty-sixth 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. This species lives in antique teapots. Most pots are forgeries, but on rare occasions, an authentic work is found. Leaving leftover black tea unattended is asking for this Pokémon to come along and pour itself into it, turning the tea into a new Polteageist. Trainers Polteageist trusts will be allowed to experience its distinctive flavor and aroma firsthand by sampling just a tiny bit of its tea. When angered, it launches tea from its body at the offender's mouth. The tea causes strong chills if swallowed. So, here it is, the twenty-sixth entry, Polteageist

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Saturday: Pokémon GO - Community Day Box

23-05-2020 21:00 BST / 16:00 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

Ahead of tomorrow's Pokémon GO Seedot Community Day Day event, which runs from 11am to 5pm local time, a special Cmmunity Day Box is also now live. For 1280 Coins you'll get 1 Elite Fast TM, 30 Ultra Balls, 3 Super Incubators and 3 Incense

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Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Pokémon & Item Distributions & Online Competition + Pokémon HOME Update + Pokémon GO - Throwback Challenge Sinnoh

22-05-2020 01:52 BST / 20:52 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

A new Mystery Gift has started to run on Mystery Gift > Receive Via Internet. Two gifts are available: One is a Level 15 Hidden Ability Galarian Mr. Mime and the other is a collection of balls: Lure Ball, Heavy Ball, Moon Ball and Dream Ball. At present it's unclear why these are being distributed or for how long they'll be given but we'll provide details as we can. We have updated the Event Database with the details of this event
Edit @ 06:01: Further details of the distribution have been given. This distribution will run until 23:59 UTC on May 28th 2020. Following that, more distributions will run:
Galarian Ponyta will run from May 29th 2020 00:00 UTC to June 4th 23:59 UTC alongside another Ball set of Level Ball, Fast Ball, Love Ball, Friend Ball and Beast Ball
Galarian Corsola will run from June 5th 2020 00:00 UTC to June 11th 23:59 UTC alongside an Evolution Item set of Sweet Apple, Tart Apple, Chipped Pot, Cracked Pot, Whipped Dream and Sachet
Galarian Meowth will run from June 12th 2020 00:00 UTC alongisde a set of 50 Big Nugget and 100 EXP. Candy L. This is said to prepare players for the Isle of Armor
We have updated our Event Database with each of these events

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Battles for the next online competition have begun. This competition, 2020 International Challenge May, is a Double Battle competition runs VGC Rules. This competition allows players to compete towards the Pokémon Players Cup where the Top 256 players from each region who are eligible will move on to the special competition.
Battles will run from May 22nd 00:00 UTC to May 24th 23:59 UTC. All players get a special Casual Tee (Ultra Ball Guy).

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon HOME

A new update is live for Pokémon HOME on mobile. With this update, there are multiple fixes including the addition of Battle Data and various bug fixes. To celebrate, for a limited time, with an end date to be announced later, you can now trade with friends far away in the app. The time that the Wonder Box requires to complete has been reduced to 1 hour and you can now join 10 Free Room Trades a day, with the times utilised shortened
Battle Data will show you your data for previous competitions and Ranked Battle options. You can also then check previous Ranked Battle Series or Online Competitions to see rankings including what Pokémon use and the moves, items and abilities it used, much like the Global Link did with Gen 6 and 7 Pokémon games

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Throwback Challenge 2020 Sinnoh event is starting to roll out for Pokémon GO players. From 13:00 local time today, May 22nd to 13:00 local time on May 29th, Sinnoh Pokémon will spawn in increased numbers, have increased raids and so forth. There's also a Pikachu in a Lucario hat spawning in the game and unique Throwback Timed Special Research which results in a Cresselia encounter. This research needs to be completed to get the Special Research featuring Galarian Form Pokémon in June. We're currently compiling all details of this event so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 02:24: We now have full details of all the Timed Research tasks for this event. They have been added to the page

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Thursday: Pokémon Master - Flying-type Event

21-05-2020 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced that Pokémon GO will be unavailable for all players on June 1st from 18:00 UTC until June 2nd 01:00 UTC. It's currently unclear why it will be down or if anything will be added afterwards but we'll provide full details as they come so be sure to keep checking back

Pokémon Masters - Flying-types Incoming

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Pokémon Masters

The next event is live in Pokémon Masters. This is the Fighting-type Training Event and runs until June 4th. This event also comes with a Sync Pair Scout to get Jasmine & Steelix, which have been newly added into the game

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Wednesday: Pokémon GO -

20-05-2020 21:02 BST / 16:02 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced further details for the Throwback Challenge 2020 Champion Research. In addition to the research unlocked for completing the Timed Research, you'll also get the chance to purchase a ticket for the Special Research, the Celebration research, allowing players who couldn't complete the Timed Research to get the rewards that exist in the Special Research unlocked by completing the Timed Research
It gives Galarian Meowth & Stunfisk
It has encounters with Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Blitzle, Audino, Darumaka, Gothita, and Genesect
It gives Professor Willow's glasses.
If you have the Champion Research for doing all the Timed Research and purchase the ticket, you'll get 10 Candies for Pokémon encounters and Stardust instead of Professor Willow's Glasses.
The Ticketed Special Research will cost £7.99/$7.99/€8.99/980¥

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Tuesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Max Raid Battle Event

19-05-2020 01:02 BST / 20:02 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Wild Area Event has now shifted in Pokémon Sword & Shield. With this, Gigantamax Pikachu has left the boosted raids and with this, Gigantamax Eevee has been added as the focus of the event. With this, players can get multiple Gigantamax Eevee and can now even find Shiny Gigantamax Eevee and the first time you can get it with its Hidden Ability. This event runs until 23:59 UTC on May 25th 2020
Edit @ 01:13: We have updated our section with full details of this Max Raid Battle Event, as well as updated our ItemDex for TR locations.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

It has been confirmed that Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem are to come to Pokémon GO in Raid Battles soon. This will begin with Reshiram which will run from May 26th 2020 at 20:00 UTC until June 16th 2020 at 20:00 UTC, with Raid Hour events every Wednesday at 6pm local time. Zekrom and Kyurem are currently not dated.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Raid Bosses have changed in Pokémon GO. With this, from now until May 26th 2020 at 20:00 UTC, Terrakion will be the Level 5 Raid Boss with its Shiny variant now being available.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Ahead of this week's Pokémon GO Community Day, the special Ticket to get the Seeing Double Special Research is now available to purchase for Ł0.79/$0.99/€0.99. This Special Research will activate during the Community Day on May 24th from 11am to 5pm

Pokémon Masters - Clemont

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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 Jasmine & Steelix. It is expected to arrive in a few days

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Monday Play Pokémon Players Cup + Pokémon GO Community Day

18-05-2020 16:56 BST / 11:56 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 18:00: Pokémon GO Community Day | Edit @ 20:01: Uniqlo T-Shirts

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Further details have been released about the Player's Cup. They have announced the amount of players from each region who will enter the Finals: TCG and VGC will have 4 from North America, 4 from Europe, 4 from Latin America, 3 from Oceania and 1 from an Invitational tournament while Pokkén will have 4 from North America, 2 from Europe, 1 from Oceana and 1 from the Invitational
Pokkén Tournament DX's cup will run on a 1 VS 1 format, different to the Team Battle Format it has run the last two years.
The events will be streamed in various broadcasts between June and August with the TCG Invitational is on May 30th to 31st and will be streamed on June 6th through 7th. VGC Invitationals will run on June 6th through 7th and be streamed June 20th through 21st. Pokkén Invitational will run on June 13th to 14th and be streamed on June 27th through 28th. The Invitationals all feature 8 of the current top players or past champions.
The qualifiers are as follows:
July 11th: VGC, TCG and Pokkén get down to 64 players in each region
July 18th: VGC, TCG and Pokkén get down to 16 players in each region
July 25th: VGC, TCG and Pokkén get down to the amount of players assigned for each region

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO Community Days in June and July will be decided by a vote. You'll be able to vote from May 24th at 01:00 UTC until May 25th at 01:00 UTC on the official Twitter. The winner will be in June and the runner up in July. The options are:
Squirtle - Evolve to Blastoise for Aura Sphere
Weedle - Evolve to Beedrill for Drill Run
Sandshrew - Includes Kanto Sandshrew in the wild and Alolan Sandshrew in Raids. Both Sandslash will have Shadow Claw
Gastly - Evolve to Gengar for Shadow Punch

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

In conjunction with a recent collaboration between The Pokémon Company and Uniqlo, three special T-Shirts in their latest range, based on Pikachu, Eevee and Ditto will be available to all players for free from 00:00 UTC on May 19th 2020
Edit @ 00:47: They are now live within a special Uniqlo category inside the style option

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

17-05-2020 08:03 BST / 05:03 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Incense Day Day event featuring Carvanha is now starting to run in much of the world. This event runs from 11:00 local time until 17:00 local time and features increased spawns of Water-type and Dark-type Pokémon through Incense with the focus alternating every hour. We've got this entire event covered so check our page for details

Pokémon of the Week - Clefable

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the twenty-fifth 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. A timid fairy Pokémon that is rarely seen, it will run and hide the moment it senses people. Their ears are sensitive enough to hear a pin drop from over a mile away, so they're usually found in quiet places. So, here it is, the twenty-fifth entry, Clefable

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Saturday: Pokémon GO - Box Purchase

16-05-2020 21:02 BST / 16:02 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Ahead of tomorrow's Incense Day event, which runs from 11am to 5pm local time, a special Event Box is also now live. For 1 Coin you'll get 3 Incense

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Friday: Pokémon GO - Throwback Challenge Hoenn

15-05-2020 02:00 BST / 21:00 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Throwback Challenge 2020 Hoenn event is starting to roll out for Pokémon GO players. From 13:00 local time today, May 15th to 13:00 local time on May 22nd, Hoenn Pokémon will spawn in increased numbers, have increased raids and so forth. There's also a Pikachu in a Rayquaza hat spawning in the game and unique Throwback Timed Special Research which results in a Groudon encounter. This research needs to be completed to get the Special Research featuring Galarian Form Pokémon in June. We're currently compiling all details of this event so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 02:46: We now have full details of all the Timed Research tasks for this event. They have been added to the page

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced that there will soon be a special section in Pokémon GO that will help players to understand what they can do while Playing At Home. It will detail all the various features that exist in the game in six categories: Catch, Gift, Battle, Research, Buddy and Style.

Pokémon Twilight Wings

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Pokémon Twilight Wings

It has been confirmed that the fifth episode of Twilight Wings, the web based anime series set in Galar, will be released on June 5th 2020 at 05:00 UTC. We'll provide more details as they come

Pokémon Masters - Battle Villa

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Pokémon Masters

The Battle Villa has had a new reset. With this reset, the stages have shifted around to provide a different experience from before. This will run until May 29th 2020 where it will reset again

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Thursday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition + Pokémon Masters - Fighting-type Training Event & Wally

14-05-2020 06:05 BST / 06:05 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The next online competition has been announced. This competition, 2020 International Challenge May, is a Double Battle competition runs VGC Rules. Download Rules are also now available for this competition.
Registration is open from now to May 21st 23:59 UTC. Battles will run from May 22nd 00:00 UTC to May 24th 23:59 UTC. All players get a special Casual Tee (Ultra Ball Guy).

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

A special Players Cup competition has been announced for Pokémon Sword & Shield, Pokkén and the TCG. This will have two stages. In July players can compete in a double elimination bracket when in August the top finishers will compete in the final stage to be crowned champion and earn a Travel Award to an International Championship in the future
Sword & Shield players compete through the newly announced International Challenge May Competition with the Top 256 from North America, 256 from Europe, 128 from Oceania and 256 from Latin America moving through to the July competition. Players need to make sure that their Trainer Club Account and Nintendo Account are connected.
TCG players compete through the ranking on the June Leaderboard on Teading Card Game online with the top players moving through to the July competition
Pokkén players will compete in the competition with a sign up later down the line.
Each competition kicks off with an invitational event with the winners qualifying for the final stage. Only Masters Divisions players can enter

Pokémon Masters - Flying-types Incoming

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Pokémon Masters

The next event is live in Pokémon Masters. This is the Fighting-type Training Event and runs until May 25th. This event also comes with a Sync Pair Scout to get Wally & Gallade, which have been newly added into the game

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