Wednesday: Pokémon Duel - New Update

18-10-2017 10:13 BST / 05:13 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 10:13 BST

Pokémon Comaster

In The Games Department

Pokémon Duel - Update

The smartphone game, Pokémon Duel, has had a new update. This patch takes it to version 4.0.5 and contains a variety of bug fixes and requires 163MB of space on your mobile device to download. It is required to update in order to play the game
This patch contains various bug fixes
It also added various brand new figures. The EX Figures are Lunala, Chandelure & Decidueye
The R Figures are Mimikyu, & Dartrix
The UC Figures are Litwick, Lampent, Rowlet, & Oricorio Sensu Style
It also added a new Pumpkin Time Booster which are guaranteed to hold Ghost-type Pokémon. A special 10 pack booster has also been released with a guaranteed EX or UX drop.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Kalos Cap Pikachu Event

17-10-2017 01:00 BST / 20:00 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 16:03 BST
Edit @ 07:05: Pokémon Shuffle Event | Edit @ 15:16: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

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Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Some new information has come out about Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon via an interview in the Famitsu magazine which has leaked on a Japanese blog. At present, the magazine is not out so details may require further translation. It confirms that the game is further detailed than people believe with there being further post-game story content than before, adding that it is far more in-depth than Pokémon Emerald & Platinum in terms of change and that the story is twice that of Pokémon Sun & Moon's. It also states that catching and training Pokémon will have elements to make it easier to obtain compared to Sun & Moon. It also confirms that you will encounter various Legendary Pokémon through the Ultra Wormholes when you travel through portals on Solgaleo & Lunala, including Legendary Pokémon, noting the possibility of Mewtwo. We'll bring more as it comes
Edit @ 16:03: In addition to this, The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have put out an English version of the story trailer that aired on Oha Suta a few weeks ago
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Pokémon Sun & Moon

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Pokémon Sun & Moon - Kalos Cap Pikachu

To tie in with the 20th movie, Pokémon! I Choose You, the fifth of the Ash's Pikachu is available with the code PIKACHU20. This distribution provides Kalos Cap Pikachu, which has Ash's hat from the X & Y series of the anime. This Pikachu also comes with the special Pikashunium Z Z-Crystal which turns the move Thunderbolt into the Z-Move 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt. This distribution is available until Monday October 23rd and you can only use the code to redeem one of the 6 Ash's Pikachu so choose wisely. The event will change each week until all 6 of the Ash Pikachu are obtained:
· October 17–23: Ash's Pikachu (Kalos Cap)
· October 24–30: Ash's Pikachu (Alola Cap)
For full details on each of the Ash's Cap Pikachu, be sure to check our Event Database

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The App Store has updated with a new image to promote Pokémon GO. This image further confirms the inclusion of some Generation 3 Pokémon but also includes the first image of Pikachu wearing a spooky hat for the duration of the event. We still don't have full details of this upcoming event but we'll post as soon as they come.

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - Events

A few brand new challenges have begun on Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile.
First is a new stage featuring Alolan Marowak which runs until October 31st 2017
Next is a repeat of the spooky Safari which includes Zubat, Golbat, Crobat, Drifloon, Pumpkaboo (Costume), Gourgeist (Costume) and Pikachu (Costume)
Next, the Sableye (Costume) event has begun a repeat run until October 31st 2017
Finally, the Bellossom, Kingdra, Ho-Oh and Shiny Gyarados Costume Pikachu have begun repeat runs until October 24th 2017
All of these require the version 1.4.18 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Silvally Event + PokéLand Alpha Test

16-10-2017 06:41 BST / 01:41 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 17:10 BST
Edit @ 17:10: Shiny Silvally Event

Pokkén Tournament

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Silvally Event

The Shiny Silvally event has had multiple new distributions announced. In North America, you'll be able to get it at Gamestop (US) or EB Games (Canada) from October 23rd to November 13th 2017 while in the UK you'll be able to get it at GAME from November 3rd through to November 16th 2017. The code can then be redeemed until February 13th 2018. This distribution matches ones that hit Japan, Korea and Taiwan last month. Our Event Database has been updated with the details of this event.
Edit @ 18:54: Also confirmed to be in the GAME stores in Spain from November 3rd, Micromania in France, and Gamestop in Germany

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

PokéLand

A new Alpha Test is to begin for the smartphone title, PokéLand. This game is a continuation of the Pokémon Rumble series and had a previous beta test in June. This test runs on Android devices in Japan from October 17th through to October 27th with an iOS test coming later this year. This new alpha test includes more stages and Pokémon available to the players, as well as giving access to more items and abilities for each of the Pokémon. There is currently no final release date for this game
Edit @ 06:51: Added a dozen new screenshots to our Pre-Release Screenshot Page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon GO Patch + Pokémon of the Week

15-10-2017 06:23 BST / 01:23 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 21:58 BST
Edit @ 12:28: Pokémon of the Week | Edit @ 21:58: Detective Pikachu

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

The next event for Pokémon GO has been announced. This update provides various bugfixes however data mining of the patch has revealed that the first Generation 3 Pokémon are to hit the game around the Halloween update. The new load screen has been found within it and it showcases Sableye, Duskull, Dusclops, Shuppet and Banette while the trainer has a Mimikyu based hat. We'll provide full details on the inclusion of Generation 3 Pokémon as and when they come

Pokémon's Detective Pikachu

In The Movies Department

Pokémon's Detective Pikachu

Some news has come about the upcoming live-action Pokémon movie. The movie, Pokémon's Detective Pikachu, based on the 3DS title, Detective Pikachu ~Birth of a New Duo~, released in Japan in February 2016 has finally been given a production date. According to Screen Rant, this movie is going to begin production in London in January 2018. This movie is being produced by Legendary Pictures and directed by Rob Letterman. Currently a release date has yet to be determined but we'll bring all news of this movie as and when they come so keep checking back

Pokémon of the Week - Flygon

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the forty-sixth entry into the Generation VII competitive field with a Hoenn Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Archangel, Miror, Psynergy, Mcdanger, EKZ1505, UR2L8 & KillerDraco. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the third generation. The flapping of its wings sounds something like singing. Those lured by the sound are enveloped in a sandstorm, becoming Flygon’s prey. This Pokémon hides in the heart of sandstorms it creates and seldom appears where people can see it. So, here it is, the forty-sixth entry, Flygon

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Mimikyu Z-Crystal + Pokémon Sun & Moon - Unova Cap Pikachu Reminder

14-10-2017 07:45 BST / 02:45 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 17:16 BST
Edit @ 17:16: Unova Cap Pikachu Reminder

Pokémon Switch

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Following a mysterious Z-Crystal in a trailer, a bit of merchandise has come out and confirmed that Mimikyu is getting a Z-Move. The Z-Power Ring merchandise comes with the Mimikum Z Z-Crystal toy. Currently the move is unknown, but the imagery on the box matches the move Mimikyu was using in the initial Pokémon Direct reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon back in June. We'll provide further details as they come
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Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Unova Cap Pikachu

The event distributing the Unova Cap version of Ash's Pikachu to Sun & Moon is due to end on Monday. This gift gives Pikachu wearing Ash's Cap from the Black & White series of the anime and comes with the Pikashunium Z Z-Crystal and is obtained with the code PIKACHU20. You can only use the code to redeem one of the 6 Ash's Pikachu so choose wisely. The event will change each week until all 6 of the Ash Pikachu are obtained:
· October 10–16: Ash's Pikachu (Unova Cap)
· October 17–23: Ash's Pikachu (Kalos Cap)
· October 24–30: Ash's Pikachu (Alola Cap)
For full details on each of the Ash's Cap Pikachu, be sure to check our Event Database

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Charizard Reminder + Pokkén Tournament DX Update

13-10-2017 08:05 BST / 03:05 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 08:05 BST

Pokkén Tournament DX

In The Games Department

Pokkén Tournament DX - Patch

A new update has been announced for Pokkén Tournament DX. This update adds a variety of new features. They are:
The ability to play Team Battle matches online
New rewards when you reach higher ranks in Ranked Match online including special titles in Official Groups
Adding the Recording feature to Free Training that allows you to manipulate and record/playback your opponent's moves for betting training capabilities
Various fixes
The patch is not currently live but will be rolled out soon. We'll provide full details as they come

Pokkén Tournament

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Charizard Event

For those of you in North America, the special Charizard distribution running in Target ends tomorrow. This distribution of Charizard is Level 50 with the moves Dragon Dance, Flare Blitz, Fly & Earthquake and holds a Red Card. Be sure to get the event while you still can

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Reveals + Pokémon Sun & Moon - Episode Pictures

12-10-2017 12:45 BST / 07:45 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 21:08 BST
Edit @ 14:00: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

The next bit of data for Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon has been revealed with a new trailer showcasing Solgaleo & Lunala's Z-Moves, the Rotom Pokédex and more. We will be updating this post with all the elements of the reveal so keep checking back It confirms Solgaleo's Z-Move is Searing Sunraze Smash and Lunala's is Menacing Moonraze Maelstrom
It also confirms the Rotom Pokédex feature is called Roto Loto in English and provides various items with powers that boost things like Experience Points.
Edit @ 14:07: We have updated our Pre-ReleaseScreenshot page with new screenshots
Edit @ 14:12: Necrozma's Photon Geyser attacks compares its Attack & Special Attack and uses the larger for damage
Edit @ 14:16: Updated our New Attacks & New Z-Moves pages with details on these new moves
Edit @ 14:28: Created a preliminary Rotom Dex upgrade page Edit @ 21:08: Pre-loading of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon will open up on the Nintendo 3DS eShop on November 2nd 2017 in Japan. It's probable that preloads in Europe and North America will go live at similar times
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Nebby's Panic! The Teleport Happened Suddenly!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Episode Pictures

As usual, we have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Nebby learning how to use Teleport. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - CoroCoro + Pokémon Sun/Moon - Unova Cap Pikachu Event + Pokémon Shuffle

10-10-2017 01:00 BST / 20:00 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 17:44 BST
Edit @ 06:13: Pokémon Global Link | Edit @ 07:05: Pokémon Shuffle | Edit @ 12:11: CoroCoro

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - CoroCoro

The first images from CoroCoro have leaked and have revealed the latest news on Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. As always, do note that translations are preliminary while we work on them. First, it reveals special Z Moves for Dusk Mane Necrozma & Solgaleo using the Solgaleo Z which turns Sunsteel Strike into the move Sunshine Smasher, and Dawn Wings Necrozma & Lunala using the Lunala Z which turns Moongeist Beam into Moonlight Blaster. It also introduces a new move known by Dusk Mane Necrozma called Photon Geyser
It also confirms both of the new forms of Necrozma have got the ability Prism Armor.
In addition to this, it mentions Z Rotom Power, where if you have good compatibility with Rotom, it can power up Z-Moves by letting you use Z-Moves more than once in one battle. Rotom Dex also has various new features introduced in the game. The magazine lists it as becoming more like you the more you use it. Rotom will also help you to get items & powers using a feature called Rotopon which access items in a feature listed as "Rotom Power" which do things such as boost experience. You can also interact with the Rotom Pokédex more, answering questions from it and getting reactions We'll bring more as it comes
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Pokémon Switch

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

The Pokémon Global Link is to go down for maintenance on November 10th 2017 at 00:00 UTC until some point on November 17th 2017 where it opens up for Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon connectivity. During this period, all functions that require the Pokémon Global Link will not work in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Afterwards, the Global Link will open up and, according to the English Global Link, you will receive a special gift when you register Pokémon Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon to your account

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Unova Cap Pikachu

To tie in with the 20th movie, Pokémon! I Choose You, the third of the Ash's Pikachu is available with the code PIKACHU20. This distribution provides Unova Cap Pikachu, which has Ash's hat from the Black & White series of the anime. This Pikachu also comes with the special Pikashunium Z Z-Crystal which turns the move Thunderbolt into the Z-Move 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt. This distribution is available until Monday October 16th and you can only use the code to redeem one of the 6 Ash's Pikachu so choose wisely. The event will change each week until all 6 of the Ash Pikachu are obtained:
· October 10–16: Ash's Pikachu (Unova Cap)
· October 17–23: Ash's Pikachu (Kalos Cap)
· October 24–30: Ash's Pikachu (Alola Cap)
For full details on each of the Ash's Cap Pikachu, be sure to check our Event Database
Edit @ 09:58: Due to a glitch in the system, players with the European Spanish Pokémon Moon are currently receiving the Alola Cap Pikachu. It's unclear why or when this shall be fixed. Edit @ 13:22: It has now been fixed

Pokémon 2016 World Championships

In The Games Department

Pokémon VGC 2018

Registration for the 2017 European International Championships is now live on the official site. For Junior/Senior players, it costs €30 to enter while for Masters it's €45. There's also Spectator Registration of €10. The event is also to be live streamed with the usual set of commentators. We will host the livestream here on the weekend of November 17th to November 19th. The tournament schedule is as follows
Thursday, November 16
7–9 p.m.: Masters Division player and spectator check-in / on-site registration (subject to availability)
Friday, November 17
7:30–8 a.m.: Masters Division player and spectator late check-in
8:30 a.m.: Hall doors open
9 a.m.: Masters Division player meeting (TCG and VG)
Masters Division play begins immediately after player meeting.
7–9 p.m.: Junior and Senior division player and spectator check-in / on-site registration (subject to availability)
Saturday, November 18
7:30–8 a.m.: Junior and Senior Division player and spectator late check-in
8:30 a.m.: Hall doors open
9 a.m.: Junior and Senior Division player meeting (TCG and VG)
Junior and Senior Division play begins immediately after player meeting.
9 a.m.: Masters Division Day Two start (TCG and VG)
Sunday, November 19
8:30 a.m.: Hall doors open
8:30 a.m.: Top 4 check-in for all divisions (TCG and VG)
9 a.m.: Top 4 round begins for all divisions (TCG and VG)

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - New Stages

The latest update to Pokémon Shuffle has come and includes many brand new stages for the 3DS version. We're currently working through them and will be adding them to our Location page and our Pokémon Listings so keep checking back. In addition to that, Pokémon Shuffle Mobile has added more stages, once again bringing it in line with the 3DS version

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - Events

A few brand new challenges have begun on Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile.
First a special stage featuring Poliwrath has begun. It runs until October 17th 2017
Next, a unique stage for Camerupt has also begun. It also runs until October 17th 2017
Next is a Mega Camerupt competitive stage. This is a competitive stage that runs until October 17th 2017.
The top 100 players in Europe, 100 in North America and 500 in Japan will get 1 Level Up, 5 Mega Speedup and 10 Raise Max Level.
The top 300 players in Europe, 400 in North America and 1500 in Japan will get 1 Level Up, 4 Mega Speedup and 8 Raise Max Level.
The top 500 players in Europe, 800 in North America and 3000 in Japan will get 1 Level Up, 3 Mega Speedup and 6 Raise Max Level.
The top 900 players in Europe, 1300 in North America and 5000 in Japan will get 1 Level Up, 2 Mega Speedup and 4 Raise Max Level.
The top 1800 players in Europe, 2500 in North America and 10000 in Japan will get 1 Level Up, 2 Mega Speedup and 2 Raise Max Level.
The top 3600 players in Europe, 5100 in North America and 20000 in Japan will get 1 Level Up, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Raise Max Level.
The top 5400 players in Europe, 8000 in North America and 30000 in Japan will get 1 Level Up, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Skill Booster M.
The top 7200 players in Europe, 10000 in North America and 40000 in Japan will get 1 Level Up, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Disruption Delay.
The top 9000 players in Europe, 13000 in North America and 50000 in Japan will get 1 Level Up and 1 Attack Power.
The top 13000 players in Europe, 18000 in North America and 70000 in Japan will get 1 Disruption Delay and 1 Attack Power. If you don't already have the Cameruptite, you will get that rather than the Level Up.
Finally, the Politoed and Volcanion stages have begun repeat runs
All of these require the version 1.4.27 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Sun/Moon - Marshadow Event

09-10-2017 09:25 BST / 04:25 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check last Thursday's update for a brand new Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon trailer. This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 09:25 BST

Pokkén Tournament

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Marshadow Event

The Marshadow event has begun in the US and various other countries. At present, we're still getting more details for European countries and more information so be sure to keep checking back periodically for updates. Currently, the event is available in the following countries:
United States - At Gamestop until October 23rd 2017
Canada - At EBGames until October 23rd 2017
Mexico - At GamePlanet until October 23rd 2017
Australia - At EBGames from the next few days until October 23rd 2017
United Kingdom - At GAME until November 16th 2017
France - At Micromania until November 16th 2017
Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden - At Gamestop until November 16th 2017
Belgium, The Netherlands - At Intertoys (Code), GameMania, Cora, Smartoys & FNAC (Nintendo Zone) until November 16th 2017
Spain - At GAME (Nintendo Zone) and Amazon (pre-order Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon) until November 16th 2017
Portugal - At FNAC (Nintendo Zone) stores until November 16th 2017
Poland - At Swiat Gier stores until November 16th 2017
Chile - At Microplay until October 23rd 2017
Colombia - At Alkosto until October 23rd 2017
Perú - At Next Level until October 23rd 2017
Panamá - At EstiGames until October 23rd 2017
Costa Rica - At Vértigo until October 23rd 2017
Guatemala - At El Duende until October 23rd 2017

For full details on this Pokémon, be sure to check our Pokédex page for Marshadow

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

08-10-2017 12:00 BST / 07:00 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check last Thursday's update for a brand new Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon trailer. This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 12:00 BST

Pokémon of the Week - Nidoking

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the forty-fifth entry into the Generation VII competitive field with a Kanto Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Archangel, Miror, Psynergy, Mcdanger, EKZ1505, UR2L8 & KillerDraco. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the first generation. Nidoking's thick tail packs enormously destructive power. With one swing, it can topple a metal transmission tower. Once this Pokémon goes on a rampage, there is no stopping it. It is recognized by its rock-hard hide and its extended horn. Be careful with the horn, as it contains venom. One swing of its mighty tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick. So, here it is, the forty-fifth entry, Nidoking

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Sinnoh Pikachu Reminder + Episode Titles + Pokémon GO Patch

07-10-2017 11:14 BST / 06:14 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check last Thursday's update for a brand new Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon trailer. This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 20:34 BST
Edit @ 12:33: Episode Titles | Edit @ 20:34: Pokémon GO Patch

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Sinnoh Cap Pikachu

The event distributing the Sinnoh Cap version of Ash's Pikachu to Sun & Moon is due to end on Monday. This gift gives Pikachu wearing Ash's Cap from the Diamond & Pearl series of the anime and comes with the Pikashunium Z Z-Crystal and is obtained with the code PIKACHU20. You can only use the code to redeem one of the 6 Ash's Pikachu so choose wisely. The event will change each week until all 6 of the Ash Pikachu are obtained:
· October 3–9: Ash's Pikachu (Sinnoh Cap)
· October 10–16: Ash's Pikachu (Unova Cap)
· October 17–23: Ash's Pikachu (Kalos Cap)
· October 24–30: Ash's Pikachu (Alola Cap)
For full details on each of the Ash's Cap Pikachu, be sure to check our Event Database

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

The next patch for Pokémon GO has been announced. This patch alters transferring of Pokémon that are costumed such as the hat Pikachu/Raichu so they ask for confirmation. It also prevents mass transfer. In addition to this, it fixes various bugs such as network errors in Gyms, Raid Battles displaying the wrong number of trainers in the lobby and a glitch making the Pokémon selected reset when you go to items in a Raid lobby.

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Episode Title

Various Japanese TV guides have revealed the next three episode titles for upcoming episodes of the Pokémon Sun & Moon anime. These episodes are set to air on October 26th, November 2nd and November 9th respectively. The episodes feature Ash meeting with Gladion to discover a mysterious Pokémon that he hadn't seen before, but Gladion doesn't want people to see it and discovering some history between Lillie & Gladion's past with the Pokémon. The second episode features Burnet discovering Lillie sneaking out at night.
Episode 990: Gladion & Silvally! The Confinement Mask!!
Episode 991: Strike a Fully Powered Pose for a Sleepover!
Episode 992: Lillie & Silvally: Memories Reborn!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon TCG - Shining Legends

06-10-2017 15:25 BST / 10:25 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for a brand new Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon trailer. This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 17:05 BST
Edit @ 16:20: Pokkén Tournament Code | Edit @ 17:05: VGC 2018 Ruleset

Pokémon 2016 World Championships

In The Games Department

Pokémon VGC 2018

The VGC 2018 ruleset has finally been confirmed. Transitioning at January 1st 2018, the new rules are as follows
Battles will be Double Battles played using Pokémon Ultra Sun & Pokémon Ultra Moon
Almost all Pokémon within the National Pokédex are allowed provided they have the Alola Black Clover symbol. The standard Legendary Pokémon bans such as Mewtwo, Groudon etc. continue. No Mythical Pokémon or Ash-Greninja are allowed
Duplicate Pokémon are not allowed.
All items are allowed, but duplicate items are not allowed
All Pokémon are set to Lv. 50, including Pokémon below Lv. 50
Player time is 5 minutes
This matches previous rulesets following on from the Regional Pokédex and will run through until World Championships in August and then likely continue on until the early part of the 2018/2019 Circuit

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokkén Tournament DX

Two new special codes have been announced for Pokkén Tournament DX. These codes unlock a special Training outfit. For female trainers the code is ABZMNSU8D7QN and for male players the code is 8RMGLXANVZ3R and will work in all regions

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The TCG Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - TCG Set Release

Today marks the release of the special Pokémon TCG Set, Shining Legends. This set contains 78 cards of various Pokémonwith a focus on Legendary Pokémon and Mythical Pokémon, with many of them having Shiny variants. Our card listing and the associated Cardex have been updated with the details of this set

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Thursday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - New Pokémon Reveals + Pokémon Duel - Gym Cup + Pokémon Sun & Moon - Episode Pictures + Pokémon - LINE App

05-10-2017 08:03 BST / 03:03 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for a brand new Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon trailer. This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 14:52 BST
Edit @ 09:27: Pokémon Duel | Edit @ 12:06: Episode Pictures

Pokémon Switch

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

New Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon news has come including a new Ultra Beast, UB Adhesive which is a Poison-type. There's also a new team called Ultra Recon Squad who dwell in an area in Ultra Space called Ultra Megalopolis. There are also various other areas to explore in Ultra Space
UB Burst is Fire/Ghost with a new move, Mind Blown, and UB Assembly is Rock/Steel
Ultra Recon Squad's team members are Dulse, Zossie, Soliera, and Phyco with their appearances varying depending on the game: Dulse & Zossie in Ultra Sun and Soliera and Phyco in Ultra Moon.
Edit @ 14:12: Added screenshots to our pre-release screenshot page
Edit @ 14:23: Updated our Pre-Release Pokémon page
Edit @ 14:26: Created a page on New Pokémon Attacks
Edit @ 14:42: Created a page on Ultra Space
Edit @ 14:52: Created a preliminary page on Ultra Recon Squad
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Pokémon Comaster

In The Games Department

Pokémon Duel - Update

The smartphone game, Pokémon Duel, has had a new update. This update brings the Poison Gym Cup. Trophies will also be given at the end of the event with you being able to display on your ranking screen. This event has all Poison-type Movement 0, 1 & 2 figures get an increase of 1 for movement and Psychic-types getting an Attack increase of 20 for each attack. The rewards include a brand new figure, Alolan Raichu. It lasts until October 9th at 07:59 UTC with Booster Redemptions until October 13th.

Ash and Nebby! A Mysterious Encounter!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Episode Pictures

As usual, we have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash encountering the Legendary Pokémon, Cosmog. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Pokémon - LINE Stickers

In The Pokémon Department

Pokémon - LINE Stickers

For those of you who have the social media app, LINE on your iOS, Android or Windows Mobile devices, The Pokémon Company has today put out a special Character Filter featuring Rowlet, Litten & Popplio as well as Pikachu elements to photo messages. This is a temporary campaign with the filters set to leave on November 4th.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - News + Pokémon Shuffle + Pokémon I Choose You

04-10-2017 07:41 BST / 02:41 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 23:32 BST
Edit @ 09:41: Pokémon Shuffle | Edit @ 16:11: I Choose You Trailer | Edit @ 23:18: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon News

Pokémon Switch

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Japanese variety show, Oha Suta, is to air a special episode tomorrow morning JST where their cast visits The Pokémon Company. Within this, they are stating that they will be showing a Global Premiere of footage from Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. It's currently unclear if this footage, while a global premiere, will reveal any new content but we'll post as soon as anything is known so be sure to check back later today
Edit @ 23:16: They showed a battle showcasing I Choose You Cap Pikachu & Dusk Mane Necrozma against Primarina, Lycanroc Dusk Form & Dawn Wings Necrozma
Edit @ 23:20: The trailer showcased various new elements including Ultra Beasts appearing in front of Kahunas including Guzzlord and Xurkitree as well as the mysterious team, return of Guzma, the heroes riding on Solgaleo & Lunala and more. We hope for an official upload soon so keep checking back
Edit @ 23:22: One of the characters from the mysterious team is called Zionira who talks about Necrozma's effect on Alola with Necrozma going to steal light
Edit @ 23:32: Trailer has been released
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Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - Events

A few brand new challenges have begun on Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile.
First is a Pokémon Safari. This Safari repeats a previous one that includes Roggenrola, Boldore, Gigalith, Fletchling, Fletchinder & Numel while adding Female Hippopotas and Female Hippowdon. It runs until October 10th 2017 In addition to this, the September login bonus including a new Pikachu is being distributed to all qualifying players
All of these require the version 1.4.25 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Anime Department

Pokémon I Choose You

Ahead of the release of the movie in the cinemas across the globe on November 5th/6th, The Pokémon Company International has sent out the theatrical trailer for the movie, showcasing all the new elements for it. Tickets for the movie are still on sale globally through Fathom Events
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Tuesday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Sinnoh Cap Pikachu Event + UK Marshadow Event + Pokémon Shuffle Events

03-10-2017 01:03 BST / 20:03 EDT by Serebii

This update may 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
Since the reveal of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the Chatroom & Discord Chat has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles & trades, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 17:07 BST
Edit @ 05:00: Mega Melee Gift | Edit @ 07:03: Pokémon Shuffle Events | Edit @ 17:07: UK Marshadow

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Sinnoh Cap Pikachu

To tie in with the 20th movie, Pokémon! I Choose You, the third of the Ash's Pikachu is available with the code PIKACHU20. This distribution provides Sinnoh Cap Pikachu, which has Ash's hat from the Diamond & Pearl series of the anime. This Pikachu also comes with the special Pikashunium Z Z-Crystal which turns the move Thunderbolt into the Z-Move 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt. This distribution is available until Monday October 9th and you can only use the code to redeem one of the 6 Ash's Pikachu so choose wisely. The event will change each week until all 6 of the Ash Pikachu are obtained:
· October 3–9: Ash's Pikachu (Sinnoh Cap)
· October 10–16: Ash's Pikachu (Unova Cap)
· October 17–23: Ash's Pikachu (Kalos Cap)
· October 24–30: Ash's Pikachu (Alola Cap)
For full details on each of the Ash's Cap Pikachu, be sure to check our Event Database

Pokkén Tournament

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Marshadow Event

For those of you in the UK, the Marshadow event has had a subtle beginning. In GAME stores, you'll be able to get the serial code for Marshadow until November 16th. However, stores are gradually getting codes so different stores may not have codes for the next few days so be sure to check your local store. We'll bring more international details as they come

Pokémon Gold & Silver

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - 50 BP Gift

For those of you who participated in the recent Mega Melee Battle Competition, the entry gift is now available to all qualifying players through this link after logging into the Global Link. This gift is 50 Battle Points, and needs to be redeemed by October 30th 2017 at 23:59 UTC.

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - Events

A few brand new challenges have begun on Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile.
First is the Tapu Fini stage. This stage costs 600 coins to play and runs until October 17th 2017
Finally, the Totodile (Winking), Feraligatr, Zygarde 10% and Zygarde Complete Forme stages have begun repeat runs until October 17th 2017
All of these require the version 1.4.25 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Pokémon Comaster

In The Games Department

Pokémon Duel - Update

Pokémon Duel is now available on Amazon's App Store. With this, the game is available on Amazon Fire devices including their tablets making it the third platform the game is on. Currently the game is only released on Amazon in the same regions it was released on iOS and Android. When further international releases are announced, we shall post here
Edit @ 11:47: It has also been confirmed that the next Gym Cup will be the Poison Gym Cup and will give the reward of a figure for Alolan Raichu. The date for the Gym Cup has yet to be announced but this gym cup does include the effect of powering up Psychic-type Pokémon figures. We'll provide full details as and when they come

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