Wednesday: Pokémon Duel - New Update

13-12-2017 10:01 GMT / 05:01 EST 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 release 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: 10:01 BST

Pokémon Duel

In The Games Department

Pokémon Duel - Update

The smartphone game, Pokémon Duel, has had a new update. This patch takes it to version 5.0.3 and requires 247MB of space on your mobile device to download. It is required to update in order to play the game
This patch contains various brand new figures. The UX Figures are Mega Scizor,
The EX Figures are Scizor & Magearna
The R Figures are Mr. Mime, & Metang
The UC Figures are Mime Jr., Beldum, & Togedemaru
Several new Plates have also been added to the store

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - CoroCoro + Global Missions + Pokémon Shuffle

12-12-2017 04:05 GMT / 23:05 EST 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 release 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: 17:19 BST
Edit @ 06:06: Pokémon Shuffle | Edit @ 11:04: 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 has announced that at some point soon, a Shiny Groudon and a Shiny Kyogre gift will be distributed to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon players in Japan. At present it doesn't list the method of distribution but states to check the official site for details. We'll provide more on this soon.
Next, it has also announced that, within next month's issue of CoroCoro, due out on January 15th, there will be a special serial code that will allow players to receive an Arceus . We'll bring more as it comes
Pokémon Pokémon

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Global Missions

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Global Missions

The second Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Global Mission has begun. This Global Mission's theme is to earn Beach Points by participating in Mantine Surf. The goal is to reach 1,000,000 BP by December 25th at 23:59 UTC. If the mission is a success, then participating players get 2,000 FC or 4,000 FC if they have a Global Link account tied to their game while if it's a failure players will get 1,000 FC or 2,000 FC if they have a Global Link account tied to their game.

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 is a new stage featuring Chespin (Winking). This stage runs until December 19th 2017
In addition to this, the Shiny Mega Diancie Escalation Battle stage has begun
Finally, the Nihilego, Tornadus Therian Forme, Deoxys Attack Forme and Delibird (Holiday) stages have begun repeat runs
All of these require the version 1.4.34 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Movies Department

Pokémon's Detective Pikachu

It has been announced that the movie based on the game Dective Pikachu starring Justice Smith as Tim Goodman, Kathryn Newton and Ryan Reynolds voicing Detective Pikachu, is to get released in North America tentatively on May 10th 2019. Currently no further details are known the movie, but production will begin next month

Pokémon the Movie 2018

In The Anime Department

Pokémon I Choose You

The latest movie, Pokémon! I Choose You is now available to purchase or rent on iTunes and Google Play in North America and parts of Europe including the United Kingdom, as well as on the Amazon play store in the United States. This movie can be purchased in SD or HD with differing prices between regions. At present, physical release is set for early next year in Europe/US and Japan later this month

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Monday: Pokémon Detective Pikachu - European Rating

11-12-2017 10:27 GMT / 05:27 EST 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 release 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: 10:27 BST

Detective Pikachu

In The Games Department

Detective Pikachu

The European video game rating board, PEGI, has put out a rating for the Nintendo 3DS title, Detective Pikachu. This game was released in Japan last year and features you playing as Tim Goodman, teaming with his father's Pikachu, in order to solve various mysteries in the nearby city, as well as uncover the mystery of the disappearance of Tim's father. Currently no release date is known but we'll provide full details as they come. Click the image to go to our section on the first part of the game which contains all details

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Sunday: Pokémon the Movie 2018 + Pokémon of the Week

10-12-2017 13:00 GMT / 08:00 EST 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 release 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: 01:01 BST
Edit @ 22:25: Pokémon Movie Reveal

Pokémon the Movie 2018

In The Anime Department

Pokémon the Movie 2018 - World Premiere

As an annual tradition each December, it has been announced that the world premiere of the upcoming movie due for release in Japan in July 2018 has aired on the Japanese variety show Oha Suta. This movie is tentatively called Pokémon The Movie 2018, with the title expected to change soon. THe movie is a collaboration between the usual OLM as well as WIT Studio. This trailer showcases a lot of water,and pans over to Ash on a cliff showing that it continues on from the I Choose You Saga and as Ash has the hat from the previous movie. Then, the hat blows away to a female character. The art syle is different to the previous movies and the trailer featured Lugia's theme from The Power of One. It will release on July 13th 2018. We hope to have an official upload of the trailer soon so keep checking back
Edit @ 01:01: Trailer is now live
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Pokémon 2018

Pokémon of the Week - Aegislash

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the fifty-fifth entry into the Generation VII competitive field with a Kalos 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 sixth generation. enerations of kings were attended by these Pokémon, which used their spectral power to manipulate and control people and Pokémon. Apparently, it can detect the innate qualities of leadership. According to legend, whoever it recognizes is destined to become king. So, here it is, the fifth-fifth entry, Aegislash

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Friday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Upcoming Patch

08-12-2017 05:03 GMT / 00:03 EST 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 release 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: 21:46 BST
Edit @ 19:52: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Upcoming Patch

Game Freak have announced that a patch is to be released later this month to fix several issues in Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. This patch will rectify the issues where the game sometimes freezes after you pick Litten, Wide Guard protects against all Z-Moves, the move Ion Deluge doesn't work at all and an issue where Pokémon who know less than 4 moves will forget the first move when being taught a move at the Move Tutors.

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO Travel

The Hoenn Pokémon are now live in Pokémon GO. Currently around 50 Pokémon are now available in the games. We're currently collating all information on the new Pokémon in the game but be sure to check our section as we update further information. With this update, you can also set Battle Parties to allow for you to prepare for Raid Battles and have specific teams set for certain circumstances
Edit @ 20:24: We also have full details for Cloudy and Partly Cloudy weather in the game
Cloudy: Fairy, Fighting & Poison-types get stronger and appear more frequently
Partly-Cloudy: Normal & Rock-types get stronger and appear more frequently
Edit @ 21:01: Updated our Pokémon Listings with all the Gen 3 Pokémon's moves, as well as altered moves for Seaking, Gyarados, Rhydon, Lapras, Feraligatr, Kingdra, Politoed & Kingdra. The Move Listing and Buddy Distance pages have been updated, with New Raid Battles being added
Edit @ 21:46: There are currently unconfirmed reports of shiny Mawile and Absol appearing in Pokémon GO. We are investigating

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Battle Competition + Episode Pictures + Pokkén Tournament DX Codes

07-12-2017 06:54 GMT / 01:54 EST 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 release 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: 23:42 BST
Edit @ 10:59: Episode Pictures | Edit @ 14:12: 3DS Theme | Edit @ 17:12: Pokkén Tournament DX Codes | Edit @ 23:42: Movie News

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Battle Competition

Registration for the next Battle Competition has begun. This is the Johto X Alola competition. This is a Double Battle competition using rules where you can only use Pokémon from the Johto and Alola Regional Pokédexes barring the standard Legendary and Mythical bans. Transferred Pokémon are allowed.. All Pokémon will be raised to Level 50 for the duration of the competition. Registration runs from December 7th to December 14th. Battles will run from December 15th through December 17th. All entrants will get the 50 Battle Points. Download Rules for this competition are now available from Festival Plaza.

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - 3DS Theme

Following its release in Japan yesterday, the new 3DS theme is to be released in North America at 12:00 EST/09:00PST. This theme features a panoramic view of Pokémon in a winter landscape on the top screen as well as the music for Jubilife City from Pokémon Diamond & Pokémon Pearl and costs $1.99

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO - Hoenn Pokémon

The latest update to Pokémon GO has now gone live. This update contains the data for the upcoming Hoenn Pokémon, as well as the mechanisms for weather and various other new features. It requires 280MB to download on iOS and Android

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokkén Tournament DX

To coincide with special emotes being released for Twitch Prime based on Pokkén Tournament DX, several new codes have been released for various items in the game. They are as follows
QRRZ7LBS4TDV - Bell & Wreath
5W6LEN4TNVF5 - Holiday Title
LT48EFNGRBRZ - Male Cat Whiskers
L9VPUW8QN9TB - Female Cat Whiskers

Hurry Up! Operation: Rescue Lusamine!!

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 & Co. entering Ultra Space in the hunt to rescue Lusamine. 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.

In The Anime Department

Pokémon The Movie

It has been confirmed that the Japanese variety show, Oha Suta, is to show a world premiere of the first trailer for the 21st Pokémon movie, due out in Summer 2018. Currently we have no details about this movie so be sure to check back for more details.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - 3DS Theme

06-12-2017 07:40 GMT / 02:40 EST 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 release 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: 14:04 BST
Edit @ 14:04: Hoenn in GO

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - 3DS Theme

A brand new theme has been released in Japan for 200¥. It is called Pokémon Winter Hide & Seek. This features a panoramic view of Pokémon in a winter landscape on the top screen as well as the music for Jubilife City from Pokémon Diamond & Pokémon Pearl
There is currently no sign of international release
Pokémon Winter Hide & Seek

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO - Hoenn Pokémon

It has now been confirmed that Hoenn Pokémon are to come to Pokémon GO later this week. With this, dynamic weather patterns are to come to the game. At first, only 50 of the 135 Hoenn Pokémon will be available at launch. Weather patterns will cause Pokémon to appear differently for example, Mudkip will appear more often when it is raining. In addition to this, moves will also have increased or decreased effects during the weather just like the main games. It can also result in increase CP as well as more stardust gained
Clear: Grass, Ground & Fire-types get stronger and appear more frequently
Rain: Water, Electric and Bug-types get stronger and appear more frequently
Snow: Ice & Steel-types get stronger and appear more frequently
Windy: Dragon, Flying & Psychic-types get stronger and appear more frequently
Foggy: Dark & Ghost-types get stronger and appear more frequently
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Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

Several bits of information have come out for Pokémon GO. First, the Ho-Oh Raid battles are to be extended 48 hours until December 14th 2017 at 9pm UTC. In addition to this, various adverts on app stores have begun advertising Generation 3 Pokémon which implies that the rest of Generation 3 Pokémon are to be available imminently. We'll provide full details as they come

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Shuffle Events

05-12-2017 06:05 GMT / 01:05 EST 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 release 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: 06:07 BST

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 Toxapex. This stage runs until December 19th 2017
In addition to this, a new stage has begun for Fennekin (Winking) which runs until December 12th 2017
Next is a new Pokémon Safari. This Safari includes Morelull, Cutiefly, Shiinotic, Flabébé (Winking) & Floette (Winking). It runs until December 19th 2017
Next is a Shiny Mega Gardevoir competitive stage. This is a competitive stage that runs until December 12th 2017. Finally, the Salazzle and Incineroar stages have begun repeat runs.
All of these require the version 1.4.33 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

03-12-2017 11:07 GMT / 06:07 EST 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 release 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: 11:07 BST

Pokémon of the Week - Walrein

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the fifty-fourth 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. Walrein's two massively developed tusks can totally shatter blocks of ice weighing 10 tons with one blow. This Pokémon's thick coat of blubber insulates it from subzero temperatures. Walrein swims all over in frigid seawater while crushing icebergs with its grand, imposing tusks. Its thick layer of blubber makes enemy attacks bounce off harmlessly. So, here it is, the fifth-fourth entry, Walrein

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Friday: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon + Advent Calendar

01-12-2017 07:52 GMT / 02:52 EST 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 release 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: 07:52 BST

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Coverage Day 14

The games have been out a while and we have covered the vast majority of the game at this point, so our coverage is starting to slow down. If there is anything you wish to see covered, be sure to contact us.
We have our full Pokédex, Attackdex and Pokéarth updated, with a lot of pages in our main section being live.
Edit @ 08:10: Updated the Elite Four page with screenshos of the encounter that only happens on the 1st of the month

Advent Calendar

In The Site Department

Serebii.net Advent Calendar

As we have done since 2003, this year I have created an Advent Calendar. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, an Advent Calendar is essentially a countdown until Christmas. Every day, a new puzzle and a variety of new downloads for you to enjoy. As time goes on, the puzzles get harder and the downloads get more plentiful, so be sure to check back every day. Continuing on from the last few year, we are doing a variety of puzzles which can be done in-browser rather than via printing. Click the picture you go to our Advent Calendar.

Until Next Time, See Ya

 
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