Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition + Pokémon TCG - Dark Phantasma + Pokémon (2019) - Episode details + Pokémon UNITE Championship Series

06-05-2022 01:00 BST / 20:00 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 06:49: Pokémon TCG | Edit @ 11:51: Episode Details | Edit @ 12:17: Piplup Distribution

Pokémon Masters - Alola Stadium

In The Games Department

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

A special distribution has been announced for South Korea. This distribution will give you a Piplup to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl or Legends: Arceus based on the Piplup used by Dawn in the Pokémon anime. This is available for people who spend over 35,000 Won at the Pokémon Store Online, or 60,000 won for two codes
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl will have the Everstone and the moves Hydro Pump, Bubblebeam, Whirlpool and Peck
Pokémon Legends: Arceus will have the moves Liquidation, Bubble, Water Pulse and Aerial Ace
We have updated our Event Database with the details of this event

Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield

The next online competition has begun. This competition, the Global Challenge 2022 is a Double Battle competition with standard VGC rules. All players who enter and participate in at least 3 battles will receive 50 BP. This competition is also being used to determine the entrants for the Japan Championships in Japan, and players can earn Championship Points if enrolled in the Play! Pokémon circuit
Battles will run from May 6th 00:00 UTC to May 8th 23:59 UTC.
We have full details of this competition, including an eligible Pokémon list, in our Global Challenge 2022 section


In The TCG Department

Pokémon TCG - Dark Phantasma

The Pokémon Company have officially revealed all the standard cards the next set for the Pokémon Sword & Shield TCG. This is the tenth TCG set's subset: Dark Phantasma and is out next week May 13th 2022. This set is a set primarily based around Pokémon from the Hisui Region including the first cards for more of the new Pokémon and forms introduced including Enamorus.
As such, our card listing and the associated Cardex have been updated with the details of this set with thanks to ToineLay for help with translation
Dark Phantasma

VS Raihan! A Fight with Masters Eight on the Line!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon 2019

The latest episode has aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash battling Raihan for a position in the Pokémon World Coronation Series Masters 8. 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

In The Pokémon Championship Series Department

Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon UNITE has added a new Regional Zone to the 2022 Pokémon UNITE Championship Series. This zone encompasses the region of India and provides the ability for teams from India to participate starting with the Regional Championships and Regional Championships Last Chance Qualifier. 1 team from the Regional Championships will be able to compete in the Pokémon World Championships in London this August.
We have full details in our Pokémon Championship Series 2022 section

Until Next Time, See Ya