Friday: Pokémon UNITE - Network Test + Pokémon Sword & Shield - Max Raid Battle Event + Pokémon TCG - 25th Anniversary + Pokémon GO - Bidoof Event

25-06-2021 01:03 BST / 20:03 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 05:36: Pokémon Shirts | Edit @ 06:00: Pokémon TCG | Edit @ 07:00: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 07:06: Pokémon Café Mix

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

The Pokémon UNITE Network Test is continuing and has today added a couple more features and bug fixes. Alongside this, more fashion items have been added. Our coverage is continuing for the game so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 06:39: Updated the Stage Listing with another Quick Battle stage
Edit @ 08:38: Updated the Pokémon Section to more clearly define when moves upgrade to over moves and when the Unite Move activates

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Wild Area Event has now shifted in Pokémon Sword & Shield for a new Extra Event. With this, for the next few days, Pokémon themed around tentacles will be available, with Shiny Grapploct available. We're currently compiling all details of the event so be sure to keep checking back. This event runs until Sunday at 23:59 UTC
Edit @ 00:11: We have updated our section with full details of this Max Raid Battle Event, as well as updated our ItemDex for TR locations.

Pokémon: Café Mix Coverage

In The TCG Department

Pokémon Celebrations

Following the reveal of Pokémon Celebrations yesterday, the Japanese version of the 25th Anniversary set has been revealed. This set is coming out in Japan in October 22nd and like the English set features a return of prior mechanics including Dark Pokémon, Delta Species, Pokémon Star and more. We're currently compiling all details on the cards so be sure to keep checking back

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Bdioof Breakout is now rolling out globally. From 10:00 local time until 20:00 local time on July 1st, Bidoof will be spawning in the wild, with its Shiny variant now being available. It will also learn various moves using Charge TMs for the duration of the event. We're currently compiling all details of this event so be sure to check our event section

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Following the announcement yesterday, the new changes to Raid Battles are now live in Pokémon GO. Now, the Raid Battles have got a different look when you play them and, when completing Raid Battles, trainers will get shown off for completing certain tasks such as longest a Pokémon was active, furthest distance to raid etc.

Pokémon Masters - Champion Time

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Pokémon Masters

The fourth of the Battle Point Challenge Daily Region Rotation selections is now live. These stages provide a chance to get an increased amount of Battle Points with a 1-per day stage with boosts to your Sync Pair's strength if they have are of a specific region. It runs until June 30th 2021. We're currently compiling all details in our Daily Region Rotation - Sinnoh event section
The Legendary Arena Regirock event also is now live in Pokémon Masters EX. This event runs until July 9th and provides a challenge battling against Regirock in order to get a variety of rewards

Pokémon Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

The next event has been announced for Pokémon Café Mix. Snorlax will return in a repeat team event from June 30th through July 14th giving players another chance to get it.

Pokémon Shirts

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Pokémon Shirts

A new product in the Pokémon Shirts has been released by Original Stitch. These are a new kind of polo shirt, Polo Shirt Sports, a streamlined kind of shirt that can have embroidery on, or one of two designs featuring Pikachu or Piplup

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon UNITE - Network Test Coverage + Pokémon Masters EX + Pokémon TCG - Celebrations

24-06-2021 04:00 BST / 23:00 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 07:00: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 14:05: Pokémon Celebrations | Edit @ 16:02: Pokémon GO Raid Battles | Edit @ 17:01: Pokémon GO Fest | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO - Bidoof Event

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

The Pokémon UNITE Network Test is now live on the Nintendo Switch in Japan. This will run until 23:59 JST / 14:59 UTC on Sautrday, June 26th and is designed to test the servers ahead of the global launch next month. Progress will not carry over to the full game. As such, we're going to be compiling all the details from this and adding them to the section, though specific data may change by launch. We'll keep updating so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 04:58: Updated the Pokémon Section with moves and move data. More data is to be added including damage and more, so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 05:31: Created a Stage Listing
Edit @ 06:34: Created a Hold Items section, which will be added to as time progresses
Edit @ 07:11: Created a Battle Items section, which will be added to as time progresses
Edit @ 07:33: Altered the Pokémon listings with more up to date data for moves
Edit @ 10:37: Updated the Hold Items section with more data
Edit @ 11:32: Updated the Holowear section with details on effects of Holowear
Edit @ 12:22: Created a page on Premium Holowear
Edit @ 12:46: Updated the Stage Listing with the Quick Battle stage
Edit @ 13:23: Created a page on Trainer Level
Edit @ 19:15: Created a page on Shopping & Microtransactions

Pokémon: Café Mix Coverage

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Pokémon Celebrations

The Pokémon Company International have announced a new set to celebrate Pokémon's 25th Anniversary; Celebrations. This small set features over 45 cards, a subset of 25 remakes of classic cards, 4 Pokémon V and 2 Pokémon VMAX including returning mechanics such as Dark Pokémon, Delta Species, Pokémon C,Pokémon Star, Light Pokémon, Lv. X Pokémon Pokémon Prime and Pokémon V-UNION and remade cards including Base Set Charizard, Umbreon ☆ and Tapu Lele GX. It will start on October 8th across 9 products
Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collection—Dragapult Prime (available on Oct. 8, 2021)
Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collections—Lance’s Charizard V and Dark Sylveon V (available on Oct. 8, 2021)
Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Deluxe Pin Collection (available on Oct. 8, 2021) - Contains a promo Zacian Lv. X
Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Elite Trainer Box (available on Oct. 8, 2021) - Contains a promo Greninja ☆
Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Mini Tins (available on Oct. 8, 2021)
Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Special Collection—Pikachu V-UNION (available on Oct. 8, 2021) - Contains 4 promo cards to make Pikachu V-UNION
Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Premium Figure Collection—Pikachu VMAX (available on Oct. 22, 2021)
Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Ultra-Premium Collection (available on Oct. 22, 2021) - Contains Gold Version Pikachu V, Gold Version Poké Ball, Base set Pikachu &Charizard metal cards
Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collector Chest (available in October 2021) - Contains Mimikyu Delta Species, Light Toxtricity, Hydreigon C

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced details for Pokémon GO Fest Day 2. During this, there will be special Raid Battles of all Legendary Pokémon appearing thus far in the game. These will rotate in 1 hour slots
During Wind Hour, occurring from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. local time, Mewtwo, Ho-Oh, Latias, Latios, Regigigas, Altered Forme Giratina, Cresselia, and Therian Forme Tornadus will be in raids.
During Lava Hour, occurring from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time, Moltres, Entei, Regirock, Groudon, Heatran, Reshiram, Therian Forme Landorus, and Yveltal will be in raids.
During Frost Hour, occurring from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time, Articuno, Suicune, Lugia, Regice, Kyogre, Palkia, and Kyurem will be in raidss. Plus, Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf will be in raids in the regions that they normally appear in!
During Thunder Hour, occurring from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. local time, Zapdos, Raikou, Registeel, Rayquaza, Dialga, Therian Forme Thundurus, Zekrom, and Xerneas will be in raids.
As mentioned before, if you have a ticket you will get many Raid Passes through the event including 10 free Raid Passes from Gyms, 8 Remote Raid Passes from Timed Research and a Free Box containing 3 Remote Raid Passes

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Bdioof Breakout is now rolling out in Asia Pacific Regions. From 10:00 local time until 20:00 local time on July 1st, Bidoof will be spawning in the wild, with its Shiny variant now being available. It will also learn various moves using Charge TMs for the duration of the event. We're currently compiling all details of this event so be sure to check our event section

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced some upcoming changes to Raid Battles rolling out this summer. First there will be art and user experience updates and special Trainer Achievements. These will be things to celebrate at the end of each raid showcasing the data of things such as:
Delivering the final attack
Dealing the most damage overall
Keeping a single Pokémon in battle for the longest time of all participants
Using the tallest Pokémon among all participants in battle
Joining the raid from furthest distance
Using a Mega-Evolved Pokémon during the battle
Changing your avatar's clothing or pose
Using the most Charged Attacks of all participants

Pokémon Masters - Champion Time

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Pokémon Masters

The Star of the Contest Fair event has begun its repeat run in Pokémon Masters EX. This event is a Story event focused around the Sync Pair of Dawn & Turtwig
We're currently compiling all details in our The Star of the Contest event section

Pokémon: Café Mix Coverage

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Pokémon Café Mix

To celebrate the 1 year anniversary of Pokémon Café Mix, all players are now being given 2,500 Golden Acorns and 25 Helping Paws. In addition to that, it's confirmed that more costumes will come for Pokémon in the future such as Rowlet in a monocle and more Pokémon are being added with the new update including Cyndaquil

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon UNITE - Network Test

23-06-2021 05:55 BST / 00:55 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon

Ahead of tomorrow's Japan exclusive Network Test, the Pokémon Unite Network Test is now available for download on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop. This software will only be usable from tomorrow, June 24th at 12:00 JST until June 26th at 23:59 UTC as a means to test network fortitutde for the game in Japan. It requires 999MB to download

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Masters EX - The Star of the Contest + Special Scout

22-06-2021 07:05 BST / 02:05 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 09:00: The Star of the Contest | Edit @ 16:44: Play! Pokémon | Edit @ 21:17: Episode Titles

Pokémon Masters EX

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2022 Championship Series

The Pokémon Company International have announced some details for the 2022 Championship Series on the assumption that play will be able to resume over the next 12 months. As mentioned before, Pokémon's World Championships in 2022, hosted in London in August 2022,  will be a 4 day event.
Players who reached the CP Bar in 2020 for VGC or TCG will qualify for the Thursday
Players who reach a new CP qualification threshold set in 2021 or 2022 will be eligible for Friday play, being able to skip Thursday play
Best Finish Limits and CP Bars will be announced at a later date
If a player has aged up from an age category after earning a qualification before the league was suspended, then their invite will be maintained regardless of if they meet the bar for the next season

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

The next event has been announced. This event is a repeat of the The Star of the Contest event featuring the Sync Pair of Dawn & Turtwig. It runs from Thursday June 24th 2021

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

A Special 5 Star Select Scout is now live in Pokémon Masters EX. This Scout allows for you to get 11 Sync Pairs, but then select any 5 Star Sync Pair that you desire.

Pokémon 2019

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Journeys - News

A new pair of Episode Titles have been released by a Japanese magazine. These episodes are due to air on July 23rd and July 30th
Episode 1164: Darkrai's Midsummer Night's Dream
Episode 1165: Cresselia's Midsummer Night's Light

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon GO - Air Adventures Tie-In + Pokémon Air Adventures + Pokémon Masters EX - Grass & Poison Egg Event

21-06-2021 05:58 BST / 00:58 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 07:00: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 15:00: Sword & Shield | Edit @ 18:00: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 23:06: 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 Fair and Square 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 some upcoming changes to Pokémon GO.
Starting the end of July testing first in the US and New Zealand, players will receive 2 free Raid Passes a day from spinning Poké Stops, get more Incense effectiveness while moving and be guaranteed Gifts from PokéStops. This will end when the Season of Discovery ends and will be available when it's safe to do so in other countries
Starting at the end of July, again for US and New Zealand as a test, Niantic are to remove Incense effectiveness back to how it was before March last year, requiring you to move around for increased effectiveness. Buddy Pokémon will bring back less gifts and the distance to reach Poké Stops and Gyms will be returned to normal
However, Niantic will continue to keep the Incense to last at 60 minutes, no walking requirement for GO Battle League, increased Gift amounts and the increased Stardust and Experience at the start of each day

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO Community Day on July 3rd will focus on Tepig. This event will 3* Catch Stardust and has 3 Hour Incense & 3 Hour Lure Modules. However, it will also give out the move Blast Burn to Emboar and introduce Shiny Tepig into the game. You will be able to purchase a ticket to receive Special Research "Roasted Berries".
The Community Day runs at 11am to 5pm in each local time zone

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced a celebration for Pokémon Air Adventures, a new initiative in Japan featuring Pokémon Jets as a new jet was revealed by SKYMARK. From July 22nd, a special Pikachu wearing a kariyushi will appear in the wild in the area of Okinawa in Japan. Alongside this, shiny Corsola will also start appearing in the game whenever it spawns. Corsola currently only spawns around the tropics

Pokémon Masters - Egg Event

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Pokémon Masters

The new Egg Event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. This event is the Grass & Poison-type Egg Event and provides the opportunity to get a Sync Pair of Main Character & Nidoran♀, Zubat, Bulbasaur and Tangela with Shiny Nidoran♀, Bulbasaur and Tangela being available. It runs until July 8th.
In addition to that, a new Spotlight Scout is live that gives higher chance of the Sync Pairs Lyra & Chikorita, Plumeria & Salazzle & Dawn & Turtwig, adding the 6 Star EX outfits for Plumeria

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon Air Adventures

The Pokémon Company has announced a new aviation program, Pokémon Air Adventures (known in Japan as Flying Pikachu Project). This starts with a new Pikachu jet and partners with the Japanese aviation company Skymark. These will fly domestically and there will Pokémon designed buses, trains and airport gates. Special in-flight mechandise will also be offered and more collaborations are planned worldwide including with Singapore's Scoot airlines

Pokémon Air Adventure Merchandise

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Masters EX - Daily Region Battle Point Challenge + Pokémon of the Week

20-06-2021 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for big 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
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Edit @ 12:52: Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon Masters - Champion Time

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Pokémon Masters

The third of the Battle Point Challenge Daily Region Rotation selections is now live. These stages provide a chance to get an increased amount of Battle Points with a 1-per day stage with boosts to your Sync Pair's strength if they have are of a specific region. It runs until June 25th 2021. We're currently compiling all details in our Daily Region Rotation - Hoenn event section

Pokémon of the Week - Exeggutor

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the eighty-third 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, Mestorn, Aminith & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the first generation. Blazing sunlight has brought out the true form and powers of this Pokémon. This Pokémon's psychic powers aren't as strong as they once were. The head on this Exeggutor's tail scans surrounding areas with weak telepathy. So, here it is, the eighty-third entry, Exeggutor

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Masters EX - Egg Event

19-06-2021 09:00 BST / 04:00 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon Masters - Egg Event

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Pokémon Masters

The next Egg Event has been officially announced for Pokémon Masters EX. This event runs from June 21st 2021 and allows for players to get eggs of various Grass or Poison-type Pokémon to make Sync Pairs. You can get the Sync Pairs of Main Character & Zubat, Bulbasaur, Nidoran♀ and Tangela with Shiny varaints of Bulbasaur, Tangela and Nidoran♀ being available

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Café Mix - Overhaul + Pokémon Sword & Shield - Sandaconda Distribution & Online Competition + Pokémon TCG - Chilling Reign + Pokémon Anime - Episode Details & Character Biography

18-06-2021 06:02 BST / 01:02 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for big 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: 17:06 BST
Edit @ 06:26: Global Exhibition | Edit @ 07:03: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 08:09: Gigantamax Sandaconda Event | Edit @ 11:21: Character Biography | Edit @ 11:40: Episode Details

Pokémon: Café Mix Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Café Mix

Pokémon Café Mix has detailed the new update coming to the game later this year. A closed Beta is going to run for the new features at a later point for Japan with sign ups starting today and the beta running in July. All entrants get 6,000 Acorns in their standard account. There are only 10,000 slots for the beta and it runs on iOS and Android only. Sign up can be done via the official site from today until June 30th and the beta will run next month
With this, yoiu will be able to destroy some gimmicks by crushing them and power up megaphones by combining them
There will be new changes to the game to collect Staff Pokémon
The Pokémon can be customised in their outfit and their level up consists of more changes including the ability to destroy my gimmicks
We have added new images to the Pre-Release Screenshot Page

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

A special tournament has been announced for October. This is the Global Exhibition and will feature a variety of players from around the world who have achieved excellent results in tournaments across the world. In Japan, players who rank highly in the Pokémon Japan Championships 2021 will be invited and in South Korea, the winner of the Pokémon Trainer Club 2021 competition next month will be eligible. It's currently unclear who will be invited or the invitation requirements from the rest of the world but we'll provide full details as they come.
Edit @ 17:06: It has been confirmed that the top players from each region (Europe, North America, Latin America, Oceania) in Players Cup IV will be invited to the Pokémon Global Exhibition this October

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Gigantamax Sandaconda Dynamax Crystal event has begun. Starting today, you'll be able to get the Serial Code to get a Dynamax Crystal ☆Sgr7348 which gets you a Max Raid Battle against Gigantamax Sandaconda. This is to tie in with the release of the Chilling Reign TCG set. This event runs until July 18th. It is given in the following locations:
GAME - UK
Micomania - France
GameMania - Belgium/The Netherlands
Gamestop (Online) - Gemany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland
We'll add more locations as they come so be sure to keep checking back
We have full details of the event in our Dynamax Crystals event page
Edit @ 10:19: Another Dynamax Crystal event has also been announced for Australia. This event gives the Dynamax Crystal ☆Sgr6913, which offers a Max Raid Battle against Flapple in Shield or Appletun in Sword. This matches the distribution Europe had earlier this year. To get it, go to an EB Games store in Australia while stock lasts

Let's Go! Project Mew!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon (2019)

The latest episode has aired in Japan today. This episode features Goh get recruited for his first mission for the mysterious Project Mew Group. 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

In The Anime Department

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 Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield

The next online competition has been begun. This competition, the Fair and Square is a Single Battle competition that allows for you to run standard rules only allowing Pokémon in the Galar Pokédex, Crown Tundra Pokédex and Isle of Armor Pokédex as well as the other Pokémon available such as Incineroar, but goes further with the blocks, it blocks all Legendary Pokémon including SubLegendary Pokémon such as Articuno, Landorus, Tapu Koko, Naganadel etc.. All players who enter get 50 BP
Battles run from June 18 00:00 UTC to June 20th 23:59 UTC.

Pokémon: Café Mix Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Masters EX

Details of the next update for Pokémon Masters EX have been released. It is confirmed that you will no longer have to use Stamina in order to play Main Story stages and when you get Gear, you'll get additional upgrades alongside coins

Pokémon TCG - Sword & Shield Chilling Reign

In The TCG Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield- TCG Set Release

Today marks the release of the new Pokémon Sword & Shield TCG Set, Chilling Reign. This set contains over 200 cards of various Pokémon including various Pokémon-V & Pokémon VMAX and is focused around Pokémon from the Crown Tundra. It is made up of the Matchless Fighter, Silver Lance and Jetblack Poltergeist sets from Japan. Our card listing and the associated Cardex have been updated with the details of this set

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon UNITE - Release Date + Pokémon HOME - New Update + Pokémon Sword & Shield Distributions + Pokémon GO - Solstice Event

17-06-2021 06:40 BST / 02:40 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 18:05 BST
Edit @ 07:00: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 14:00: Pokémon Unite | Edit @ 17:40: Pokémon Anime Titles | Edit @ 18:05: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon

The Pokémon UNITE news drop has been released. We're currently compiling all the details so be sure to keep checking back. The game shall be released in July on Nintendo Switch
Edit @ 13:58: There will be a Network Test for the Nintendo Switch version in Japan on June 24th through June 26th 2021
Edit @ 13:59: The mobile version will be released in September
Edit @ 14:10: We have added multiuple direct feed images to our Pre-Release Screenshot Page
Edit @ 14:14: Battles change depending on the stage. Such as one goal in Jevre City and a one way movement in Zefio Park
You can obtain items in shops using paid Aeos Gems or items found by playing the game: Aeos Coins and Aeos Tickets. These can be used to obtain Unite Licenses to get Pokémon for Unite Battles
There's a Seasonal Battle Pass that has rewards for levelling up by completing missions. You can even upgrade the Battle Pass with paid Gems
Pokémon have various costumes you can get known as Holowear, which dresses your Pokémon in a variety of outfits. You can also customise your trainer's appearance
Pokémon UNITE is crossplay and you do not require a Nintendo Switch Online subscription to play. It also includes a native voice chat option on both platforms, a friends list and a native text/stamp chat
If you log in to Pokémon UNITE using a Nintendo Account or Pokémon Trainer Club account, you can play with the same account on either device and content purchased with gems will carry over between them but purchased Gems will not carry over between device
Edit @ 14:40: Blastoise and Gardevoir will be added at a later point while the rest are at launch
Edit @ 14:50: Added a new Available Pokémon Section which will have full details added at launch
Edit @ 15:03: Created a page on all known Holowear
Edit @ 17:32: Created a page on the Gameplay Mechanics

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

To celebrate the new Pokémon HOME update, two new Mystery Gifts are now available through Mystery Gift -> Get Via Internet, giving a Gigantamax Factor Bulbasaur and Squirtle to all players. Our Event Database has been updated with all the details

Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon HOME

Pokémon HOME's update is now avaialable to download on mobile. This update brings the game up to Version 1.4 and adds a Model Viewer as well as a Catch Calendar which lets you see when you caught various Pokémon. It has also added the remaining protagonists as Profile Icons including Kris from Pokémon Crystal
Edit @ 09:04: The Pokémon HOME update is now available for all players and can be accessed. Alongside this, two new Mystery Gifts are now available, giving a Gigantamax Factor Bulbasaur and Squirtle to all players through Pokémon HOME's Mystery Gift. These are separate to the Pokémon Sword & Shield distribution. Our Event Database has been updated with all the details
Edit @ 09:10: Gigantamax Form Pokémon are unable to be viewed in the Pokédex's Model Viewer but all other forms can
Edit @ 09:17: The Catch Calendar comes with Pokémon Day prebuilt in but you can add any anniversary date you want

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced a few upcoming changes to Pokémon GO. The first is regarding the skybox in game. Starting soon, players will see a mimic of the sky based on their geographic location. Second, the Pokédex will soon get updated in-game in order to keep track of more Pokémon attributes and variants

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Solstice Event 2021 is now rolling out globally. From 10:00 local time until 20:00 local time on June 20th, various Pokémon to do with the seasons will be spawning with different Pokémon across the hemisphere. Regigigas is also now in Raid Battles with its Shiny variant now being available. There are also new Raid Bosses to go with this event.

Pokémon Masters - Champion Time

In The Games Department

Pokémon Masters

The Town Square Street Fair event in Pokémon Masters EX has received another batch of stages to get items. These stages are based around Dark-type Pokémon. Alongside this, a Sync Pair Scout for The Masked Royal & Incineroar has begun.
We're currently compiling all details in our Town Square Street Fair event section

Pokémon 2019

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Journeys - News

A new pair of Episode Titles have been released by a Japanese magazine. This episode is due to air on July 16th following a 1 week break on July 9th
Episode 1163: Commander Pikachu! Head Forth, Falinks!!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon UNITE - News + Pokémon Sword & Shield - Sandaconda Event + Pokémon GO - Team GO Rocket Research + Pokémon Café Mix - New Orders & Sobble Event

16-06-2021 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: 12:06 BST
Edit @ 11:24: Pokémon GO Special Research | Edit @ 12:06: Pokémon Sword & Shield

Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon

A Pokémon UNITE news drop has been announced for tomorrow, June 17th at 13:00 UTC / 14:00 CET / 09:00 EDT / 06:00 PDT. At present we don't have any further details on what will be revealed but we'll share the details as they come so be sure to keep checking back.

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

A new distribution has been announced. Starting Friday, you'll be able to get the Serial Code to get a Dynamax Crystal ☆Sgr7348 which gets you a Max Raid Battle against Gigantamax Sandaconda. This is to tie in with the release of the Chilling Reign TCG set. This event runs from Friday until July 18th. It is given in the following locations:
GAME - UK
Gamestop (Online) - Gemany
We'll add more locations as they come so be sure to keep checking back
We have full details of the event in our Dynamax Crystals event page

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

As it is now June 17th in some areas, the Special Research that includes Shadow Ho-Oh is starting to roll out to players when it hits midnight. As such, we have started adding details

Pokémon: Café Mix Coverage

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Pokémon Café Mix

Pokémon Café Mix has received an update. This update has has added 15 new stages and various new stages. We're currently collating all the details for the new stages so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 07:40: Updated the Regular Orders pages with all the new details. It's confirmed the next batch of orders will be released on June 30th

Pokémon Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

The next event has begun in Pokémon Café Mix. This event is the Sobble Special Customer Event repeat and adds Sobble to the game as a Special Customer. It runs until June 30th 2021

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Tuesday: Pokémon GO - Professor Willow Card & Bidoof Event + Pokémon Masters EX - Hala Addition & Johto Battle Point Event

15-06-2021 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 00:01: Pokémon GO Professor Willow Card

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon Company and Niantic have announced the first Pokémon GO tie-in Pokémon Trading Card, this card is focused on Professor Willow. It is to be released globally through a variety of places and when you get it, you will also get a special code that gives you access to Special Research that features Meltan.
In Japan, you'll be able to get the card when purchasing Pokémon TCG products from July 9th, or in Sushiro stores
In the US & Canada, players who purchase Pokémon GO Products, complete research in Pokémon GO or or participate in Pokémon League events will receive Professor Willow's card
In Europe, players who complete research in Pokémon GO or participate in Pokémon League events will receive Professor Willow's card

Pokémon

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO event. This event is the Bidoof Breakout and is due to run from June 25th from 10:00 to July 1st at 20:00 local time. It introduces Shiny Bidoof to the game
Bidoof will appear more in the wild, raids and Field Research encounters with its Shiny being available. Bidoof's spawn rate will increase over the course of the event
Bidoof will learn several moves through Charged TM, and be available via Elite Charged TM at the end of the event
-Shadow Ball - June 25th - June 26th
-Thunderbolt - June 27th - June 28th
-Ice Beam - June 29th - June 30th
Bibarel will know Hyper Beam if evolved during this event
Shadow Bidoof will be more common in GO Rocket encounters
There will be a Special Research which gives various rewards including a Bidoof hat
There will be Bidoof stickers from PokéStops and Gifts
There will also be a special bonus on specific days as well -2* Capture Experience - June 25th - June 26th
-3* Capture Experience - June 27th - June 28th
-4* Capture Experience- June 29th - June 30th
Some more Bidoof details for Pokémon GO will come June 28th

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO event. This event is the Solstice Event and is due to run from June 17th from 10:00 to June 20th at 20:00 local time. It introduces Shiny Regigigas to to the game
Lunatone, Solrock, Spheal and more will appear in the wild for all players
Yanma, Chimchar, Summer Form Deerling and more will appear in Northern Hemisphere
Snorunt, Snover, Winter Form Deerling and more will appear in Southern Hemisphere
Regigigas will be in Raid Battles with its Shiny variant being available
Lunatone, Solrock, Klink and more will be in raids for all players
Alolan Marowak, Yanma, Petilil and more will be in raids in the Northern Hemisphere
Lapras, Piloswine, Snorunt and more will be in raids in the Southern Hemisphere
Field Research will be available giving encounters with Yanma in Northern Hemisphere, Snover in Southern HEmisphere and Silver Pinap Berries
After the event, Lunatone will be in the Eastern Hemisphere and Solrock in the western hemisphere.
Your buddy will provide gift items and Poké Balls
Walking distance to earn hearts with buddies is halved

Pokémon Masters - Champion Time

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Pokémon Masters

The Town Square Street Fair event in Pokémon Masters EX has received another batch of stages to get items. These stages are based around Fire-type Pokémon. Alongside this, a Sync Pair Scout for Hala & Crabominable has begun.
We're currently compiling all details in our Town Square Street Fair event section

Pokémon Masters - Champion Time

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Pokémon Masters

The second of the Battle Point Challenge Daily Region Rotation selections is now live. These stages provide a chance to get an increased amount of Battle Points with a 1-per day stage with boosts to your Sync Pair's strength if they have are of a specific region. It runs until June 20th 2021. We're currently compiling all details in our Daily Region Rotation - Johto event section

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Monday: Pokémon HOME - Maintenance

14-06-2021 06:43 BST / 01:43 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: 21:02 BST
Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO Battle League | Edit @ 21:02: Pokémon GO Fest

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon HOME

Pokémon HOME is to undergo maintenance on Thursday from 01:00 UTC to 06:00 UTC for both mobile and Switch versions. This maintenance is to prepare everything for the new mobile version which will drop at the same time. This version was previously announced and will contain a Catch Calendar and a model viewer

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Following much teasing, it has now been confirmed that all players who purchase a ticket for Pokémon GO Fest, which runs from July 17th through 18th, will be able to get Meloetta through the event's Special Research. At present no further details are known but we will post them as they come

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO Battle League has now shifted to the Ultra League format, alongside its Premier Cup. This will run until June 28th 2020 at 20:00 UTC

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Sunday: Pokémon Masters EX - Kiawe Addition + Pokémon of the Week

13-06-2021 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 13:00: Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon Masters - Champion Time

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Pokémon Masters

The Town Square Street Fair event in Pokémon Masters EX has received another batch of stages to get items. These stages are based around Fire-type Pokémon. Alongside this, a Sync Pair Scout for Kiawe & Alolan Marowak has begun.
We're currently compiling all details in our Town Square Street Fair event section

Pokémon of the Week - Salamence

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the eighty-second entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with a Hoenn Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, Mestorn, Aminith & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the third generation. Salamence is an unusual Pokémon in that it was able to evolve a body with wings just by constantly wishing to be able to fly. While basking in the joy of flight generally keeps this Pokémon in high spirits, Salamence turns into an uncontrollable menace if something angers it. So, here it is, the eighty-second entry, Salamence

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Saturday: Pokémon GO - Raid Weekend

12-06-2021 07:43 BST / 02:43 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Raid Weekend is now rolling out to players. From 10:00 local time today until 20:00 local time tomorrow, the amount of raids that spawn are increased. Players will also get 2* Catch Candy on any captures during this time and will have 3* the chance of getting a Candy XL with a capture

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Friday: Pokémon TCG - V Union + Pokémon Masters EX - Town Square Street Fair + Pokémon (2019) - Episode Details & Character Biography

11-06-2021 06:05 BST / 01:05 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 11:41 BST
Edit @ 07:00: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 11:23: Character Biography | Edit @ 11:41: Episode Details

Pokémon Trading Card Game - Evolving Skies

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Pokémon Trading Card Game - 2021 Reveal

A new style of cards has been announced: V-Union Cards. V-Union Cards allow for you to create bit powerful Pokémon cards with up to 8 different moves/abilities by pooling together 4 different cards from your discard pile and give 3 Prize Cards when defeated. You need all 4 cards in your discard pile in order to play them and you can only play one of each species in your deck and once per game.
The first of these cards will release as a special promo set on August 20th. We currently have full details and translations in our V-UNION Special Set section and the Card Dex has been updated

Greninja V-Union Zacian V-Union Mewtwo V-Union

Pokémon Masters - Champion Time

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Pokémon Masters

The Town Square Street Fair event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. This event is a long running Solo Event based on the trainers of Alola and will be adding new stages every 2 days until Thursday. It introduces 4 Alola Sync Pairs through Spotlight Scouts running adjacently, starting today with Lana & Araquanid and has stages based around here now available.
We're currently compiling all details in our Town Square Street Fair event section

Please Get Morpeko!

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Pokémon (2019)

The latest episode has aired in Japan today. This episode features Team Rocket try to get rid of the Morpeko that has been ganging around their hideout. 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 - James

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Pokémon (2019) - Character Biography

With the episode that has aired in Japan today, we have been able to update James' biography with new Pokémon he obtained in this week's episode. Be warned 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 Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

The next event has been announced for Pokémon Café Mix. Sobble will return in a repeat team event from June 16th through June 30th giving players another chance to get it.

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