Wednesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra Coverage Day 5 + Pokémon Masters EX

28-10-2020 07:24 GMT / 03:24 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 6

The Pokémon Sword & Shield The Crown Tundra patch is now live and our copy is downloading. As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. Our entire website is now filled with The Crown Tundra information including our Complete Pokédex, Pokéarth Location Database, Item Database as well as our Sword & Shield section

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

A new update has gone live in Pokémon Masters EX. This update adds many new features including the upcoming Halloween tie in events and multiple new Sync Pairs. We're currently updating the site sections with all details. In addition to this, DeNA have confirmed that as of now, you can now push Legendary Sync Pairs to Level 125 without the neww of their special items. This update also has the new Battle Villa features coded in and text revealing a new kind of event, Time Trial Events
You can also now select the maximum number of items to be exchanged in one goautomatticall, Learn a Lucky Skill again from the same cookie and also includes some bug fixed
Alongside this, there's a Special Rally to give you a variety of Gems and 5 Star Scout Tickets which runs for two weeks

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra Coverage Day 5 + Pokémon GO Community Day

27-10-2020 07:38 GMT / 03:38 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 20:52: Pokémon GO Community Day

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 3

The Pokémon Sword & Shield The Crown Tundra patch is now live and our copy is downloading. As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. Our entire website is now filled with The Crown Tundra information including our Complete Pokédex, Pokéarth Location Database, Item Database as well as our Sword & Shield section
Edit @ 07:38: Updated the page on Dynamax Adventures with details on penalties
Edit @ 12:06: Updated the page on Cram-o-Matic with new item details
Edit @ 14:04: Updated Pokéarth - Galar with descriptions of key areas
Edit @ 15:05: Updated the page on Cram-o-Matic with details for the Ability Patch
Edit @ 16:02: Updated the page on Cram-o-Matic with details for the Galarica Wreath
Edit @ 16:52: Updated the page on Dynamax Adventures with details on how to force Peonia to give you an option to get a specific Legendary

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO Community Day. This time, there will be two separate events. Electabuzz will run on November 15th from11am through 5pm local time while Magmar Day will run from November 21st at 11am through 5pm local time. At present we have no further details but we'll provide them as soon as they are available
Edit @ 21:30: Niantic have revealed more details:
Electabuzz Day: Electivire will learn Flamethrower if evolved during the event and Elekid will hatch from 2km eggs. There will be special Timed Research which contains Sinnoh Stones and the will be a special paid Special Research: Electric for Electabuzz. It will have 25% Egg Distance
Magmar Day: Magmortar will learn Thunderbolt if evolved during the event and Magby will hatch from 2km eggs. There will be special Timed Research which contains Sinnoh Stones and the will be a special paid Special Research: No Match for Magmar. It will have 25% Egg Distance

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

As part of the Halloween event, new stickers are now available in Pokémon GO when you open gifts and spin Poké Stops. These stickers feature the artwork used in Halloween merchandise in 2018 and 2019 that formed the basis of the last two year's costumed Pokémon in Pokémon GO. We've updated our Stickers Page accordingly

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra Coverage Day 4 + Pokémon GO Halloween Cup & Anime Event

26-10-2020 07:49 GMT / 03:49 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 08:17: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 20:00: Pokémon GO Halloween Cup & Anime Event

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 3

The Pokémon Sword & Shield The Crown Tundra patch is now live and our copy is downloading. As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. Our entire website is now filled with The Crown Tundra information including our Complete Pokédex, Pokéarth Location Database, Item Database as well as our Sword & Shield section
Edit @ 07:46: Updated the page on Dynamax Adventures
Edit @ 08:47: Altered the Max Raid Battle Dens page for easier navigation
Edit @ 09:39: Updated the Stats Game Mechanics Page
Edit @ 10:53: Updated the Marks Section to include full legality of what you can get with marks
Edit @ 11:34: As many have requested, I've added customisation options added to the Crown Tundra hub page so you can easily see the new clothing items that have been added
Edit @ 13:12: Started uploading native Shiny images for the newly available Pokémon into the Sword & Shield Pokédex
Edit @ 14:42: Updated the Pokédex with the rest of the Shiny images
Edit @ 15:47: Updated the Status Game Mechanics Page
Edit @ 16:18: Updated the Form Change page to detail the changes to how you change Zygarde's form
Edit @ 16:46: Updated the specific New Items Page with links to the main Item Database
Edit @ 20:26: Created a page on Surprise Dynamax Battles

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next event in Pokémon GO. This event is a tie in with the Pokémon Journeys anime and runs from November 6th at 08:00 local time to November 12th at 22:00 local time.
This event features the return of World Cap Pikachu with Shiny being possible. From November 5th to 16th, Lugia will be in raids, with Aeroblast
Ivysaur, Pinsir, Snorlax, Golurk and others will be in raids
Bulbasaur, Exeggcute, Cubone, Scyther, Dratini, Cyndaquil, and more will be in the wild while Pichu, Mantyke, Riolu, and Cubone will be hatching from 7 km Eggs
There will be Timed Research inspired by episodes of Pokémon Journeys
Goh might appear in a GO Snapshot
Goh inspired avatar items will also be available.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced that, following feedback from the tests they recently held in Germany, Australia and Taiwan, they'll revert the Poké Coin system back to the 50 Coins a day from gyms as opposed to 20 from Gyms and multipl from completing various other tasks such as winning Raids. This will revert back on November 5th at 23:59 UTC

Pokémon Masters - Fight or Fright

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Pokémon Masters

The next Story Event has been announced. This event, Dazzling Dizzying Battle Stage features the addition of the Sync Pair of Lisia and Altaria. It is expected on Friday October 30th 2020

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

GO Battle League Season 4 has now shifted to the Halloween Cup format. This format will run for one weeks until November 3rd 2020 at 21:00 UTC. This cup allows for use only of Dark, Ghost, Bug, Poison and Fairy-type Pokémon

Pokémon 2019

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Pokémon Journeys - News

A new set of Episode Titles have been released by a Japanese TV Guide. This episode is due to air on November 13th and is set to conclude the Sword & Shield Arc
Episode 1134: Sword & Shield IV: The Ultimate Sword and Shield

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra Coverage Day 3 + Pokémon GO - Catch Mastery

25-10-2020 07:19 GMT / 03:19 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 12:17: Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 3

The Pokémon Sword & Shield The Crown Tundra patch is now live and our copy is downloading. As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Edit : 07:44: Fixed a few things such as the Max Raid Battle Dens page to include easier navigation. Also did a few bug fixes
Edit @ 08:32: Updated the page for Hop
Edit @ 09:12: Updated the page for Marnie
Edit @ 10:11: Updated the Berry Tree page with locations and details for all Crown Tundra Berry Trees
Edit @ 10:36: Updated the Apricorns page with Crown Tundra details
Edit @ 10:59: Updated the Pokédex for better displays of the Locations
Edit @ 11:46: Updated the page for Bede
Edit @ 12:37: Updated the page for Rose & Oleana
Edit @ 13:30: Created a page for story element: They Came From The Ultra Beyond!
Edit @ 13:43: Created a page for story element: A Legendary Tree of a Legendary Three!
Edit @ 14:00: Created a page for story element: The Terrible Titans... Lurking Locked Away!
Edit @ 14:31: Created a page for story element: The Sacred Bonds of Soverign and Steed!
Edit @ 15:06: Updated the Available Hidden Ability page
Edit @ 15:34: Updated the Daily Event page
Edit @ 16:09: Updated the Max Raid Battle Partners page
Edit @ 16:19: Updated the Daily Event page with another battle increase
Edit @ 17:26: Updated the League Card Album page
Edit @ 17:42: Updated the Customisation page with more options
Edit @ 18:18: Updated the Customisation page with options for female characters
Edit @ 18:43: Updated the Galarian Star Tournament page with a list of possible partners for each character, starting with ones in Shield
Edit @ 19:49: Updated the Music Customisation section
Edit @ 21:03: Created a page on Footprints

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Catch Mastery: Ghost event is starting to roll out and runs from 08:00 local time to 22:00 local time. This event features an increase in Drifloon spawns throughout the day and comes with a 10 step Timed Research featuring a variety of rewards. We're currently compilig all details so be sure to keep checking

Pokémon of the Week - Cursola

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the forty-eighth 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, Aminith & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the eighth generation. Its shell is overflowing with its heightened otherworldly energy. The ectoplasm serves as protection for this Pokémon's core spirit.Be cautious of the ectoplasmic body surrounding its soul. You'll become stiff as stone if you touch it. So, here it is, the forty-eighth entry, Cursola

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra Coverage Day 2 + Pokémon GO - Halloween Event

24-10-2020 07:25 BST / 02:25 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 12:16: Online Competition | Edit @ 19:50: Pokémon GO

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 2

The Pokémon Sword & Shield The Crown Tundra patch is now live and our copy is downloading. As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Edit @ 07:26: Updated the Shiny Pokémon page with odds for Dynamax Adventures
Edit @ 08:10: Updated Pokéarth - Galar with all Wandering Pokémon locations
Edit @ 08:31: The Pokédex is now updated with full locations
Edit @ 08:51: Updated the Sound Game Mechanics page
Edit @ 09:32: Updated the Weather page to include details on blocked weather in The Crown Tundra as well as when in the month it has guaranteed weather
Edit @ 11:33: Updatedthe Attackdex with more in-depth data
Edit @ 13:35: Updated the Galarian Star Tournament page
Edit @ 14:56: Updated the Sordward & Shielbert page
Edit @ 15:45: Updated the Trainer Customisation page with some of the new clothing for male characters. Female characters and more clothing to come soon
Edit @ 16:37: Updated the League Card page with the new League Card additions
Edit @ 18:01: Updated the Pokédex and site section with native imagery starting with Pokémon in the Crown Tundra Dex
Edit @ 18:59: Updated the Pokédex and site section with native imagery starting with all Pokémon now in the game. Shiny images will come in the next few day
Edit @ 19:22: Updated the Wild Hold Items page
Edit @ 19:35: Updated the Itemdex and Pokéarth - Galar with shop details
Edit @ 20:59: Updated the main Sword & Shield Item List
Edit @ 21:09: Added Raid Item Locations to the Item Database
Edit @ 21:41: Updated the Dynamax Adventures page

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The next online competition has been announced. This competition, Tundra Tourney, is a Single Battle competition that allows only for you to use Pokémon from the Crown Tundra Pokédex. All players who enter get 50 BP
Registration is open from OCtober 29th to November 12th 23:59 UTC. Battles will run from November 13th 00:00 UTC to November 15th 23:59 UTC.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Halloween 2020 event has now begun. From now until 02:00 UTC on November 4th, Ghost-type Pokémon including Costumes Gengar & Sableye and the return of costumed Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squritle will be available. There is also Special Research that gives you a Galarian Yamask. We've provided all details including the Raid Battles into our section.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Catch Mastery: Ghost event is starting to roll out in Asia Pacific regions. This event features an increase in Drifloon spawns throughout the day and comes with a 10 step Timed Research featuring a variety of rewards. We're currently compilig all details so be sure to keep checking

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra Coverage + Pokémon HOME - Update

23-10-2020 01:09 BST / 20:09 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 06:06: Mythical Distributions | Edit @ 11:23: Pokémon Journeys - Character Biography | Edit @ 11:46: Episode Details

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 1

The Pokémon Sword & Shield The Crown Tundra patch is now live and our copy is downloading. As such, our usual discoveries shall begin. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Edit @ 02:52: We have updated our Pokédex with preliminary Sword & Shield Isle of Armor data
Edit @ 02:52: We have updated our The Crown Tundra page to include full details of all the Pokémon that have been added into the DLC
Edit @ 04:04: We have updated our Shiny Page with Shiny Locked Pokémon encountered outside of Dynamax Adventures
Edit @ 04:08: We have created a page detailing the The Crown Tundra Pokédex
Edit: There are footprints across The Crown Tundra. We will compile a full list over the next few days
Edit @ 05:06: We have started updating Pokéarth - Galar with Crown Tundra locations. At present we're only displaying Random wild encounters but will add Overworld, Wandering and Max Raid Locations as the day progresses
Edit @ 07:14: We have created a page on All Pokémon Encountered in Dynamax Adventures
Edit @ 08:43: We have started updating Pokéarth - Galar with overworld grass locations. Wandering Pokémon to come soon
Edit @ 09:58: We have updated the Legendary Pokémon page with all locations and methods for non-Dynamax Adventures Legendary Pokémon
Edit @ 10:07: We've updated full New Move Data added to both Attackdex and Pokédex
Edit @ 10:37: We've started adding locations to the Pokédex. Wandering Pokémon and Raids to come
Edit @ 10:47: We've updated our Version Exclusives page with all non-Dynamax Adventures exclusives
Edit @ 11:00: We've updated our Transfer Only page
Edit @ 12:43: We've added all the Max Raid Battle dens to the Max Raid Battle section. Full locations to come soon
Edit @ 12:59: We've updated our Unobtainable Pokémon page
Edit @ 13:36: Updated the Max Raid Battle Den Listing & Pokéarth - Galar to show the locations of each den and what Pokémon can be found there. With huge thanks to LeanYoshi for helping collate the locations. Do note, the water dens may have been mixed up. If you notice a discrepency, be sure to contact us
Edit @ 13:44: We've updated the Pokédex to list Raid Locations
Edit @ 14:29: We've updated the Dynamax Adventures page with details on how Shiny Pokémon are determined
Edit @ 15:12: Improved Pokéarth - Galar with native images as well as connections
Edit @ 16:19: Updated Pokéarth - Galar with Trainer Locations
Edit @ 17:00: Updated the Champion Cup Rematch page with new teams
Edit @ 17:30: Updated the Interactable Pokémon page with a Pokémon appearance
Edit @ 17:40: Updated the Klara & Avery page with a new set of appearances
Edit @ 18:11: We've updated our Version Exclusives page with all exclusives
Edit @ 18:16: We've improved the Crown Tundra page to list all that's new
Edit @ 19:01: We have updated the Legendary Pokémon page with another Legendary encounter
Edit @ 19:34: We have updated the Legendary Pokémon page with yet another Legendary encounter
Edit @ 21:33: Updated Pokéarth - Galar with Item Locations
Edit @ 21:39: Updated the Item Database with Item Locations
Edit @ 21:47: Updated the Gift Pokémon page
Edit @ 22:01: Fixed an issue in the Pokédex that prevented Egg Chains appearing
Edit @ 22:21: Added the Stat Listings to the Pokédex

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The seventh in the eight different Cap Pikachu events is now live. Having been shown during today's Pokémon anime episode in Japan, the Alola Cap Pikachu can be obtained with the code: ULTRAP1KA. This code can be redeemed until November 30th 2020

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage 1

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Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 1

A new set of event distributions have been announced for Japan starting November 20th. When you buy certain merchandise including cards in Japan you'll get a special code and each code puts you on a path to get various distributions. They are: Genesect, 20 Cyrite Ore, Fast Ball, Level Ball, Love Ball, Volcanion, Moon Ball, Heavy Ball, Friend Ball, Lure Ball, Marshadow, Safari Ball, Sport Ball and Master Ball

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon HOME

The Pokémon HOME software update is starting to roll out on iOS, Android and Switch. This update adds The Crown Tundra compatibility as well as adding a means to save what you've searched for and how you've sorted. It also is adding a Popular Pokémon category to the GTS.
The maintenance is set to end at 04:00 UTC today

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

A small event has started in Pokémon GO. Galarian Ponyta is appearing in Raid Battles while Galarian Farfetch'd is appearing in greater numbers and now has the capability of evolving into Sirfetch'd.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

From now until 20:00 UTC on November 5th, Darkrai is the 5 Star Raid Boss. This follows on from Giratina Origin Forme and ties in with the upcoming Halloween event

Operation: Dub Pikachu / Half Marshtomp

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Pokémon (2019)

The latest episode has aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash & Goh return to Galar when Ash's Dynamax Band starts to glow. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the section but be warned however as it contains spoilers.

Character Biography - Goh

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Pokémon (2019) - Character Biography

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

Pokémon Twilight Wings

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Pokémon Twilight Wings

It has been confirmed that the a special new episode episode of Twilight Wings, the web based anime series set in Galar, will be released on November 5th 2020 at 14:00 UTC.

Pokémon 2019

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Pokémon Journeys - News

A new set of Episode Titles have been released by a Japanese TV Guide. This episode is due to air on November 20th and November 27th respectively. No further details are known
Episode 1135: Battling & Getting! The Revival of Mewtwo
Episode 1136: Pokémon Champion! The Battle of Big Eaters!!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Masters EX - Egg Event

22-10-2020 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 18:01: Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next event in Pokémon GO. This event is a Day of the Dead event for Latin American players on November 1st to November 2nd. During it Cubone, Sunflora, Roselia, Cacnea, Duskull, and Litwick appear more and Gastly, Misdreavus, Absol, Shuppet, Duskull, Drifloon, and Litwick will appear in Incense. There will also be Field Research tasks for Marowak, Alolan Marowak, Murkrow and Duskull. Poffin will also be available as rewards in GO Battle League.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO events for November 2020.
First, the Research Breakthrough Reward has been announced. From November 1st 2020 at 20:00 UTC to December 1st 2020 at 21:00 UTC you'll get a Togetic
The 5 Star Raid Battles have been confirmed. Darkrai will be running from October 23rd at 20:00 UTC to November 5th at 21:00 UTC.
A familiar Pokémon will run from November 5th at 21:00 UTC to November 16th at 21:00 UTC
Cobalion, Terrakion and Virizion will run from November 16th to November 24th at 21:00 UTC
An unannounced Raid Boss will then run from November 24th 21:00 UTC to November 30th 21:00 UTC
There will be a new Limited Research Day event on November 28th
Soon, you'll also be able to see if the Pokémon you caught was from a specific raid, remote raid, Research Breakthrough, Battle League Reward and so forth. The Special Research will also soon be adjusted so players don't receive a lot of Special Research once they complete A Mythical Discovery, instead having it spaced out so as to not overwhelm

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the Spotlight Hours for the month of November. They happen at 6pm to 7pm local time are as follows:
November 3rd - Cubone - 2* Catch Stardust
November 10th - Jigglypuff - 2* Catch Experience
November 17th - Meowth - 2* Catch Candy
November 24th - Barboach - 2* Transfer Candy

Pokémon Masters - Jessie

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Pokémon Masters EX

The next event, the Ice & Fighting-type Egg Event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. This event allows for you to gain eggs to create a Sync Pair of the the Main Character and Seel, Mankey, Machop & Lapras, with Shiny Mankey & Lapras being available within the event. This event runs for two weeks until November 6th

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra Previews + Pokémon Café Mix - New Orders & Halloween Event

21-10-2020 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 14:04: Crown Tundra Previews

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Some previews have been released for Pokémon Sword & Shield: The Crown Tundra. With this, we've had a few new details for the Expansion, due to release tomorrow/Friday depending on your timezone. We're currently compiling all details so be sure to keep checking back
It's confirmed that, like the Isle of Armor, you can have Pokémon following you
Some previews such as VG247have stated that you can only participate in the Galarian Star Tournament if you have completed the story for the main Sword & Shield game, the Isle of Armor and the Crown Tundra
With Dynamax Adventures, you can leave with either the Legendary Pokémon or the current Pokémon you have. However, the Ability Patch, Armorite Ore, Bottle Caps etc. are a reward for Dynamax Adventures
The Legendary Bird's Galarian Forms will be scattered across the region and you have to find them

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

As one of their teases for up;coming content, Niantic have started to tease the release of Galarian Ponyta in a manner parallel to its official reveal for Sword & Shield last year in screenshots of it in a forest. At present we have no further details but will add more as they come.

Pokémon: Café Mix Coverage 1

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Pokémon Café Mix

Pokémon Café Mix has received an update. This update has added 50 new Regular Order stages, 25 new Master Order stages with the addition of Bewear and various new gimmicks and offerings. We're currently compiling details for all these updates so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 09:12: Updated the Pokémon, Offerings, Gimmicks & Regular Orders pages with all the new details. It's confirmed the next batch of orders will be released on November 4th.

Pokémon Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

The next event has begun in Pokémon Café Mix. This event is the Mimikyu Team Event and adds Mimikyu into the game. Players must join into teams of up to 30 people to complete orders and try to make Mimikyu happy so it can be befriended, with various rewards along the way. This runs alongside a special change for the Café for Halloween as well as special Invite Order stages including a new Offering. They run until November 4th 2020

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon HOME - Maintenance + Pokémon GO - Egg & Raid Changes + Pokémon Masters EX - Egg Event

20-10-2020 07:15 BST / 02:15 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:00 BST
Edit @ 07:44: Pokémon GO Eggs | Edit @ 09:00: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon AR Mapping

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon HOME

It has been confirmed that Pokémon HOME will undergo maintenance on Thursday from 23:00 UTC until Friday at 04:00 UTC. After this maintenance is complete, players will need to update to Version 1.2 on the Switch and 1.3 on mobile in order to use the software

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced a Special Weekend event for Pokémon GO the US. From today until October 28th, players who are Verizon subscribers will be able to get a ticket for a Special Weekend event on November 7th from 11am to 2pm local time. This event includes Timed Research that contains various Pokémon and Charizard Mega Energy, Bulbasaur, Charizard, Squirtle, Pikachu, Unown V, Unown Z, Sableye, Patrat, Minccino, and Ferroseed spawns including Shiny Ferroseed.
Alongside this, starting today Verizon customers can now get a code to redeem a Verizon Hoodie and a Verizon Mask with a special code obtained on Verizon's page
Soon, select Verizon stores will become Sponsored Gyms & PokéStops with scheduled Legendary Raidsbeing available in 2021. When spinning a special stop, all trainers will be able to receive a Sponsored Gift which will open to get items and a special message

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Overnight, Niantic changed up the Pokémon that will spawn from 2km, 5km and 10km Eggs in Pokémon GO. At present, we don't know the full extent of the changes but we're currently cataloguing all reports. Let us know if you have received a report of a Pokémon that isn't currently listed on our Egg page

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Overnight, Niantic changed up the Pokémon that appear in Raids following the end of the recent event. With this, we have started compiling all details of the new Raid Bosses

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have added a new form of apparel in the Pokémon GO shop: Masks. With this, a simple Face Mask has become available for free in the game.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced a new Field Research task: AR Mapping. Periodically, you'll get a Field Research task asking you to AR Scan a local Poké Stop for a special reward such as 1 Rare Candy, a Poffin, TMs and encounters. We're currently cataloguing all the rewards we can find in our Field Research section

Pokémon Masters - Rock-type Egg Event

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Pokémon Masters

The next event, the third Egg Event, has been announced for Pokémon Masters. This event adds multiple Ice or Fighting-type Pokémon to Eggs including Lapras & Primeape and allows for you to form Sync Pairs with them and the Main Character. It's expected to arrive in a few days

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition Reward + Pokémon Masters EX

19-10-2020 07:15 BST / 02:15 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 07:49: Battle Competition | Edit @ 16:01: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword & Shield - Gift

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Rankings are now live in Pokémon Sword & Shield for the recent Battle of Legends Online Competition. To check the results you need to go to VS and then into the Battle Stadium feature and check previous competitions. With this, once you have checked your results, you can now receive the 50 BP gift if you go to Mystery Gift and select Get Battle Stadium Rewards

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next event in Pokémon GO, the Halloween Event. This event starts on October 24th at 01:00 UTC and runs until November 4th at 00:59 UTC. During this event, Ghost-type Pokémon will appear in greater numbers in the wild and includes 2* Transfer Candy and 2* Catch Candy
Gengar and Sableye will be wearing costumes in this. The costumes are based on the official Halloween merchandise from 2018 with Gengar in a Mega Banette & Curse style outfit and Sableye in a Litwick hat. Gengar will be found in raids and Sableye in the wild.
There will be new Special Research: A Spooky Message Unmasked. This research contains the first appearance in the game of Galarian Yamask and finishes with Spiritomb, which will also be in Field Research and can now be Shiny
Timed Research will be available for players who completed the Mega Buddy Challenge Timed Research last month which offers Gengar Mega Energy
Darkrai will be in 5 Star Raids during the event
There will be new outfits: Pikachu Mask, Gengar Onesie, Sableye Goggles, Sableye Mask, and a Banette Mask, as well as a new pose
An Alolan Marowak Raid Day event will run in Pokémon GO on October 31st from 11am to 5pm local time

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced that Mega Venusaur is to leave Mega Raids on October 23rd 2020. After that, you'll be able to gain Venusaur Mega Energy from Field Research and an event in November will have Timed Research that rewards Mega Energy.
Niantic have also announced that from November, you'll be able to get Mega Energy from walking with your Buddy Pokémon if you have Mega Evolved a Pokémon in that species' Evolution Line. You'll also earn more candy when you have an active Mega Pokémon and catch a Pokémon of the same type as that Pokémon

Pokémon Masters - Jessie

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Pokémon Masters EX

A new Spotlight Scout has gone live in Pokémon Masters EX. This Spotlight Scout gives higher chances of getting Morty and Fantina and, if you pull them, gives you 3 5 Star Power-Up for each time you get them. Alongside this, their Sync Grids are now available

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Café Mix + Pokémon of the Week

18-10-2020 07:17 BST / 02:17 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for new Crown Tundra news. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 14:01 BST
Edit @ 12:30: Pokémon of the Week | Edit @ 14:01: Galarian Yamask

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

As one of their teases for this year's Halloween event in Pokémon GO, Niantic have put a tease indicating that the Galarian Form of Yamask is to be release in Pokémon GO this Halloween. Currently no details are known but we'll post them as and when they come.

Pokémon: Café Mix Coverage 1

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Pokémon Café Mix

It has been confirmed that there will be brand new Order stages added to Pokémon Café Mix this Wednesday featuring Bewear and a Scorbunny themed offering. It's currently unclear how many new stages will be added but we'll detail them in full as they are released so be sure to check back.

Pokémon of the Week - Marowak

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the forty-seventh 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. This Pokémon sets the bone it holds on fire and dances through the night as a way to mourn its fallen allies. The cursed flames that light up the bone carried by this Pokémon are said to cause both mental and physical pain that will never fade. So, here it is, the forty-seventh entry, Marowak

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Saturday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - The Crown Tundra News & Kalos Cap Pikachu + Pokémon GO Community Day + Pokémon Masters EX

17-10-2020 07:10 BST / 02:10 EDT by Serebii

This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 00:10 BST
Edit @ 18:55: Kalos Cap Pikachu | Edit @ 00:08: The Crown Tundra

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

During today's episode of Pokénchi, some new elements were revealed for The Crown Tundra ahead of its release next week. This showcase has a focus on Dynamax Adventures and showcased that to get to the Legendary Pokémon, you have to face off against 3 Dynamax Pokémon beforehand. From where you start, after defeating it, you then have a choice on which way to go before finally getting to the final Pokémon. Damage received from the previous stages carries over so PP and HP lost is continued onwards. However, you can find characters and berries on the paths that can heal. You get guaranteed capture of the Legendary Pokémon you face but you can only capture one.

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The sixth in the eight different Cap Pikachu events is now live. Intended to be shown with this week's Pokénchi episode but guessed early from the Internet, the Kalos Cap Pikachu can be obtained with the code: KAL0SP1KA. This code can be redeemed until November 30th 2020.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO - Community Day

Today marks the Pokémon GO Community Day. On this day, for six hours in each region, Charmander will appear, enmass, in Pokémon GO with a chance of Shiny Charmander appearing. During this event, when you evolve Charmeleon into Charizard, it will know the move Dragon Breath, which is exclusive to this event. This coincides with 3* Catch Stardust and 3 hour Incense. This runs at these times:
It runs from 11am to 5pm in your local time.

Pokémon Masters - Jessie

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Pokémon Masters EX

The Legendary Arena Cobalion event has now begun a renewed run. This run includes a change in the amount of items you receive and runs until October 17th at 06:00 UTC.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Unova Cap Pikachu, Online Competition & Milcery Distribution + Pokémon Café Mix + Pokémon Journeys - Episode Details + Pokémon TCG + Pokémon Shirts

16-10-2020 06:00 BST / 21:00 EDT by Serebii

This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 18:31 BST
Edit @ 06:12: Pokémon Shirts | Edit @ 07:03: TikTok | Edit @ 07:11: Pokémon Café Mix | Edit @ 07:17: Pokémon TCG | Edit @ 08:00: Tetris 99 | Edit @ 11:20: Unova Cap Pikachu | Edit @ 11:46: Episode Details | Edit @ 18:31: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The fifth in the eight different Cap Pikachu events is now live. Having been shown during today's Pokémon anime episode in Japan, the Unova Cap Pikachu can be obtained with the code: P1KABESTW1SH. This code can be redeemed until November 30th 2020

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The next online competition has begun battles. This competition, Battle of Legends, is a Double Battle competition that runs a ruleset that allows you to include 1 Legendary or Mythical Pokémon of: Mewtwo, Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, Marshadow, Zeraora, Meltan, Melmetal, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus or Zarude. All players who enter get 50 BP
Battles will run from October 16th 00:00 UTC to October 18 23:59 UTC.

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Pokémon Company have announced a new distribution for Japan. As they do every year, the birthday distribution has been refreshed and this coming year, as of next month, if you go to the Pokémon Center during your birthday month, you'll receive a Milcery that has either the Ribbon Sweet or Star Sweet attached. The Event Database has been updated with all known details of this event

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Café Mix

The Pokémon Company have announced a change to the game for Halloween. From October 21st through to November 4th, the decor of the Café will change to a spooky set up, there will be two new background music tracks and there will be special halloween offerings in the Invite Area.
Alongside this, the next Special Customer Team event has begun. Mimikyu will appear during this time and will require completion through the Team during this event to obtain it. We'll provide full details of this event as it hits.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Ahead of this weekend's Pokémon GO Community Day, the special Ticket to get the "Tale of Tails" Special Research is now available to purchase for Ł0.79/$0.99/€0.99. This Special Research will activate during the Community Day on October 17th from 11am to 5pm

Tetris 99

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Tetris 99

The new Tetris 99 event is now live. Running until Monday, this event provides another chance to get the Pokémon Sword & Shield theme that was released last year. Collect at least 50 points to get the theme

Operation: Dub Pikachu / Half Marshtomp

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Pokémon (2019)

The latest episode has aired in Japan today. This episode features two small stories. The first is Team Rocket trying to learn how to understand Pikachu and the second features Ash & Goh trying to help a Marshtomp that got stuck in the ground. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the section but be warned however as it contains spoilers.

Pokémon Sword & Shield TCG

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Pokémon Starter Set VMAX

The Pokémon Company have announced two new half decks for Japan featuring new cards. Coming out on December 4th, these cards contain the first Gigantamax Venusaur and Gigantamax Blastoise cards. As such, we've created a special section for both the Starter Set VMAX Venusaur and Starter Set VMAX Blastosie sets, with thanks to Toine Lay for help with translation

Pokémon Shirts

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Pokémon Shirts

A new set of Pokémon Shirts has been released by Original Stitch. These shirts come in five different designs, created by Inori Kito and feature Espeon & Umbreon, Larvitar & Tyranitar, Snorlax, Ditto or Gastly & Gengar. They can be custom made and mixed with other Pokémon fabrics. They are only available for purchase until November 13th 2020.
Original Stitch have also kindly given us the code "Serebii" to use for Free Delivery of the shirts.

Pokémon Shirts

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Pokémon - Tiktok

The Pokémon Company has revealed a special Tiktok challenge. This challenge contains various filters including Pikachu, Kubfu and Alcremie and have you match Kubfu's moves, change Alcremie's form and do a Pikachu dance. At present this is only available in Japan

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon GO Special Weekend + Pokémon Masters EX - Fight or Fright Event

15-10-2020 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 00:25 BST
Edit @ 18:02: Pokémon GO Special Weekend | Edit @ 21:01: Catch Mastery Event | Edit @ 00:25: Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced a new event style for Pokémon GO: Catch Mastery starting with a Catch Mastery: Ghost event. Running on October 25th 2020 from 08:00 to 22:00 local time, this event has Drifloon appearing more in the wild with Timed Research and exclusive Field Research to encounter Ghost-types and earn Gengar Energy. It will also give more Catch Experience for Nice, Great, Excellent and Curveball Throws.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced a Special Weekend event for Pokémon GO in North America. From today until October 28th, players who are Grubhub+ members will be able to get a ticket for a Special Weekend event on November 8th from 11am to 2pm local time. This event includes Timed Research that contains various Pokémon and Charizard Mega Energy, Bulbasaur, Charizard, Squirtle, Pikachu, Unown G, Unown H, Sableye, Patrat, Minccino, and Ferroseed spawns including Shiny Ferroseed .

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced a change to Mega Evolution in Pokémon GO. Now, you have the capability of Mega Evolving a Pokémon for 8 hours rather than the previous 4 and you can hold up to 2,000 Mega Energy at any one time

Pokémon Masters - Fight or Fright

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Pokémon Masters EX

The Fight or Fright Story Event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. This event has you follow the story of Acerola and Hilbert as they participate in some halloween festivities. This event runs until November 2nd. Full details of the event are being added to our event page
In addition to that, two special Seasonal Spotlight Scouts are now live which adds the Sync Pair of Acerola & Mimikyu and Hilbert & Mightyena to the game

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Café Mix - Hattrem Event + Pokémon Masters EX + Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

14-10-2020 07:02 BST / 02:02 EDT by Serebii

This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 14:00 BST
Edit @ 07:12: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 10:07: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate | Edit @ 14:00: Galar Youtube Series

Pokémon Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

A new Challenge Card has gone live for the release of Hattrem as Special Customer in Pokémon Café Mix. This Challenge Card will give a variety of items and will be available for one week until October 21st 2020

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

DeNA have announced some changes to the Battle Villa coming soon to Pokémon Masters EX. From the new update, starting October 27th, the Battle Villa will stop being a continuous feature and final milestone rewards will be discontinued. As such, completion awards will be adjusted. Therewill also be a new feature that lets you freely recover and reset your Sync Pair Roster once per day. The amount of rewards will be increased and the level requirement for Lucky Skills will be removed

Super Smash Bros Ultimate

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Today is the release of the next wave of DLC for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, adding the new character Steve / Alex from Minecraft as well as a new stage. With this, I have updated our secition to include all details on Steve / Alex as well as the new stage Minecraft World which also includes a list of all Poké Ball Pokémon and Assist Trophies that are incapable of spawning in the stage

Galar Bus

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Galar Expedition Guide

The Pokémon Company International have put out the first episode of a five part Youtube series, Pokémon Bus Tour: Explore Galar, aimed at showing the areas of the UK that inspired the Galar Region and helping new players get into Pokémon. Alongside this a digital Galar Expedition Guide is available from the official site

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