Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

04-12-2016 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 13:00 GMT

Pokémon of the Week - Decidueye

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the first entry into the Generation VII competitive field with an Alola Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Archangel, Miror, Psynergy, EKZ1505, UR2L8 & KillerDraco. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the seventh generation. It fires arrow quills from its wings with such precision, they can pierce a pebble at distances over a hundred yards. Although basically cool and cautious, when it’s caught by surprise, it’s seized by panic. So, here it is, the first entry, Decidueye

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage

03-12-2016 07:36 GMT / 02:36 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 07:36 GMT

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 17

The games have been out almost 2 weeks now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
07:36: Updated the Dropped Items page with further details

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage

02-12-2016 08:54 GMT / 03:54 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 17:09 GMT
Edit @ 17:09: Pokémon Generations

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 16

The games have been out almost 2 weeks now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
08:50: Updated the page on Poké Ride page with further details
12:30: Updated the Dropped Items page with further details

Pokémon Generations

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Generations

Following on from the release of the first thirteen episodes the past 11 weeks, the Pokémon Company has once again put out a new episode of Pokémon Generations, with this episode focusing on N & Ghetsis. Our Animedex is being updated with the contents of this episode
Episode 15

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage + Pokémon XYORAS - Arceus Second Chance + Nintendo Badge Arcade + Pokkén Tournament - New Character + Pokémon Sun & Moon - Episode Pictures + Episode Titles

01-12-2016 02:26 GMT / 21:26 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 20:10 GMT
Edit @ 07:14: Advent Calendar | Edit @ 07:17: Pokémon Sun & Moon Titles | Edit @ 11:11: Episode Pictures | Edit @ 18:44: Arceus Event | Edit @ 19:09: Nintendo Badge Arcade

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 15

The games have been out almost 2 weeks now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
08:50: Updated the page on Festival Plaza page with further details
12:16: As per some requests, I've done a page on the quest from Eevee User Kategora
16:24: As per some requests, I have created a page on Pokédex Completion Rewards

Pokémon XYORAS - Arceus Event

In The Games Department

Pokémon XYORAS - Arceus Event

For those of you in Europe, Australia & North America, a second chance event for Arceus has gone live in both North America and Europe on XY & ORAS. In North America, this is through the code ARCEUS20 and in Europe it's through the code ARCEUS2016 and these codes can be redeemed until December 31st 2016. It won't work if you obtained Arceus during the events held around the world earlier this year.

Nintendo Badge Arcade

In The Games Department

Nintendo Badge Arcade

The free piece of Nintendo 3DS software, Nintendo Badge Arcade, had its weekly update in Japan. This week it has once again introduced multiple panels of badges of Pokémon to earn. These panels include various more new Pokémon to the ones previously obtainable. We're currently cataloguing all of these badges and will update our Nintendo Badge Arcade section shortly
Edit @ 20:10: All 9 panels and 58 badges catalogued

Pokkén Tournament

In The Games Department

Pokkén Tournament

Today a special newspost for Pokkén Tournament was release and within this, a brand new character was revealed which will be available to play in the arcade game. This Pokémon is Empoleon,. It goes live in Japanese arcades on December 15th 2016. We hope to provide a trailer shortly

Popplio, Do Your Balloonest!!

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 a small fishing competition at the school. The AniméDex will soon been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Pokémon XY

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Episode Titles

A TV guide in Japan has revealed the first episode titles from Pokémon Sun & Moon. These episodes are set to air on December 15th and December 22nd respectively.
Episode 950: The Marketplace Wanderer, Litten!
Episode 951: Who's in Charge of the Egg?

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

Wednesday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 14 + Soundtrack + Pokémon XYORAS - Meloetta Distribution

30-11-2016 07:00 GMT / 02:00 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 23:10 GMT
Edit @ 09:02: Sun & Moon Coverage | Edit @ 16:02: Meloetta Event | Edit @ 23:10: VGC 2017 rules

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 14

The games have been out almost a week now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
09:02: Updated the page on Available Mega Evolutions to include Primal Reversions
11:52: Created a Generation 7 hub page
14:56: Updated the Trainer Customisation page with listings of female clothing from Pokémon Moon. Pokémon Sun to come soon.
17:12: Updated the Trainer Customisation page with anchors for each type of accessory

Pokémon XYORAS - Meloetta Event

In The Games Department

Pokémon XYORAS - Meloetta Event

For those of you in Europe & Australia, the Meloetta event is now available on Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire games. This event is available through Mystery Gift > Receive Gift > Get Via Internet and gives you the Mythical Pokémon Meloetta, which can't be found in the wild. This event is only running through to December 24th so get while you can. It'll be added on North American games later today. Our Event Database has been updated with full details of this event
Edit: Live in North America

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon Soundtrack

For those of you in North America and the United Kingdom and Continental Europe, the Pokémon Sun & Moon Soundtrack has been released by The Pokémon Company. This particular soundtrack icontains 169 tracks from the games for $9.99/Ł7..99 on the iTunes platform. This follows on from the release of all of the Soundtracks over the last few years and coincides with its release in Japan today in stores.

Pokémon Direct

In The Games Department

Pokémon VGC 2017

The official rule list for VGC 2017 has been released on the official site. This confirms much of what has been suspected through Battle Spot but includes a few new tidbits. Below is the list of the rules
Usable Games Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Alola Pokédex only
Banned Pokémon: Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, Pokémon not captured or hatched in Sun & Moon
Banned Items: Mega Stones
Clauses: No same Pokémon, No same item
Players may only use Pokémon with items or moves obtained in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Any moves unable to be obtained without Pokémon only available in the generation through Pokémon Bank are banned until Pokémon Bank opens up
It also institutes a 50 minute timer for the overall match in best-of-three matches. This timer lasts for 50 minutes and all three games are to be completed in this time. If the time elapses and both players have won 1 game, then a Sudden Death game begins where players have turns to gain a significant advantage and, afterwards, the winner is decided. If no clear winner is visible, then the round will continue until an advantage is seen

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 13 + Global Mission + Pokémon Shuffle Events + Pokémon Comaster Update

29-11-2016 04:36 GMT / 23:36 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 22:37 GMT
Edit @ 06:05: Pokémon Shuffle Events | Edit @ 07:25: Pokémon Comaster | Edit @ 10:55: Sun & Moon Coverage | Edit @ 22:37: Sun & Moon Soundtrack

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 13

The games have been out almost a week now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
10:54: Done various bug fixes and improvements to the sections
12:35: As per many requests, I've made a page on the changes to Time
15:46: Added more Dropped Items
16:33: As per request, I have put in differentiation in the Sun & Moon Pokédex for moves that Pokémon learn upon Evolution
17:39: Updated the Festival Plaza page with details on how many Effort Points each Course in Bouncy Houses gives
22:24: As per request, I have created a page on Available Mega Evolutions

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 12

The first Pokémon Sun & Moon Global Mission is now live on Pokémonm Sun & Moon. This Global Mission runs until December 12th at 23:59 UTC and is to have all players catch 100 million Pokémon. If players succeed, then all participating players will receive up to 2,000 Festival Coins. If they fail, then all players receive no less than 100 Festival Coins. This can be accessed in the Festival Plaza by speaking to the woman at the desk in the castle and your progress updates every time you Game Sync. You need to have connected your game to the Global Link to participate

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Battle Spot Rules

An update has happened to the Pokémon Sun & Moon Battle Spot. As a temporary measure, the moves Memento & Parting Shot have been banned from all elements of Battle Spot including Free Battles, Rating Battles and any imminent Online Competitions. This is a temporary measure as they explore and fix a glitch that causes games to crash out when the Z-Powered versions of the moves are activated. We'll post when we get further information

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon Soundtrack

For those of you in Australia and Continental Europe, the Pokémon Sun & Moon Soundtrack has been released by The Pokémon Company. This particular soundtrack icontains 169 tracks from the games for $16.99AUD/€8.99 on the iTunes platform. This follows on from the release of all of the Soundtracks over the last few years and coincides with its release in Japan tomorrow in stores. European and UK release is expected soon.

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - Events

A few brand new challenges have begun on Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile.
First, a stage giving the Pokémon Archeops has begun. It's the first run of this stage and it runs until December 13th 2016
Next, a special stage for Moltres has also begun. It runs until December 6th 2016
Next, a special Escalation Battle for Kyurem has begun. This is a repeat run and runs until December 13th 2016
Next, the Zekrom stage has begun a repeat run until December 13th.
Finally, a Typhlosion stage has begun its repeat run until December 13th
All of these require the version 1.3.29 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - Events

If you were one of the lucky players worldwide who ranked in the Mega Camerupt competitive stage over the past week, then the Cameruptite is now available to be received. The Attack Power, Mega Speedup and Raise Max Level for the higher ranked players will also be obtained. If you didn't qualify, then you can redeem an Attack Power. To get these items, simply Check In between now and December 6th 2016 at 06:00 UTC and you will receive the item.

Pokémon Comaster

In The Games Department

Pokémon Comaster - Update

The smartphone game, Pokémon Comaster, has had a new update. This update takes it up to Version 2.0.1 and provides a variety of bug fixes in regards to communication errors and error messages. However, in addition to this, it added multiple new figures to the Trevo: Xerneas, Yveltal and Gardevoir in EX rarity, Goodra, Druddigon and Sylveon in the R rarity and Nuzleaf, Vigoroth, Gible & Riolu in the UC rarity. Our Figure Listing has been updated

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 12 + Pokkén Tournament - New Character

28-11-2016 05:46 GMT / 00:46 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 20:38 GMT
Edit @ 10:21: Sun & Moon Coverage

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 12

The games have been out almost a week now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
10:21: Begun updating the Battle Tree section with trainers and their Pokémon, starting with the Special trainers
14:22: Made a preliminary PickUp Item Listing. We are still trying to determine rarity
14:50: Updated the Item List & Item Database with the Pickup details as well as Dropped Items
19:52: Updated our Lowest Poké Ball Levels section with Sun & Moon native listings. These will be combined with previous generations when transfer capabilities go online in January
20:38: Updated the main Ribbons page

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokkén Tournament - New Arcade Character

It has been announced that a brand new character is to be announced for the arcade version of Pokkén Tournament on Decm 1st 2016 through the official site. No hints have been given to the identity of this specific Pokémon or if it'll come to the Wii U version but we'll provide full details as and when it comes so be sure to check back.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 11 + Pokémon of the Week

27-11-2016 08:11 GMT / 03:11 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 20:53 GMT
Edit @ 13:00: Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 11

The games have been out almost a week now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
08:10: Been updating various sections with bug fixes.
09:25: Updated the S.O.S. Battle page
12:19: Updated our Type Changing Moves game mechanic page
14:20: Updated the Poké Ride section
15:02: Created a page for the Items sometimes left behind after battle
18:53: Created a page about Poké Beans
20:53: As per popular request, I have made a page detailing all Available Hidden Abilities

Pokémon of the Week - Lunatone

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one-hundred & sixty-first & final entry into the Generation VI 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, EKZ1505, UR2L8 & KillerDraco. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the third generation. Lunatone becomes active around the time of the full moon. Instead of walking, it moves by floating in midair. The Pokémon's intimidating red eyes cause all those who see it to become transfixed with fear. Lunatone was discovered at a location where a meteoroid fell. As a result, some people theorize that this Pokémon came from space. However, no one has been able to prove this theory so far.It was discovered at the site of a meteor strike 40 years ago. Its stare can lull its foes to sleep. So, here it is, the one-hundred & sixty-first entry, Lunatone

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 10

26-11-2016 08:10 GMT / 03:10 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 17:57 GMT

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 10

The games have been out almost a week now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
08:10: Updated the Festival Plaza page with further details
10:38: As per numerous requests, I've made a page on New Egg Moves for old Pokémon
11:15: Updated Japanese names in various sections
12:48: Added native Shiny images to the Sun & Moon Pokédex for all Pokémon and Alola Forms that can be shiny
15:23: Updated the Sound-based Mechanics page
17:57: Updated our Type Chart with all the new combinations

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 9 + Nintendo Badge Arcade

25-11-2016 07:12 GMT / 02:12 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 22:11 GMT

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 9

The games have been out almost a week now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
07:11: Done various quickfixes and improvements to the Sun & Moon section
09:44: Updated the Updated items page with new discoveries
12:05: Updated our Status Afflictions game mechanics page
13:47: Updated our Critical Hits game mechanics page
15:54: Updated Pokéarth - Alola with descriptions of each of the areas
16:25: Added Poké Finder locations into Pokéarth - Alola
19:59: Updated the Weight Mechanics section
22:11: Updated the Updated Items page with new additions

Nintendo Badge Arcade

In The Games Department

Nintendo Badge Arcade

The free piece of Nintendo 3DS software, Nintendo Badge Arcade, had its weekly update in Europe and with this update, it has added several Pokémon badges based on Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon, all of which were previously released in Japan. Our section has a full list of badges so click the image to go to the section.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 8 + Episode Pictures & Character Biographies

24-11-2016 08:46 GMT / 03:46 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 22:04 GMT
Edit @ 10:58: Character Biographies | Edit @ 12:06: Episode Pictures

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 8

The games have been out almost a week now and our coverage is starting to wind to a close. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page. As the coverage is winding down, if there are any elements of the game that you wish me to cover, be sure to let me know
09:00: Created our Generation VII Moveset Calculator
11:12: Updated our Breeding Mechanics page
13:07: Updated our Stats Game Mechanics page with the new features affecting stats
13:40: Updated our Happiness game mechanic page with preliminary details. Exact values are still being determined
14:52: Created a page on the special Z-Trainers that are in some locations
16:35: Added Trainer Locations to the Sun & Moon Pokédex for trainers that own the Pokémon
18:56: Created a page on the Battle Buffet
20:17: Created a page about Malasada Restaurants
22:04: Updated the page for the Aether Foundation. Do note this contains major story spoilers

Nintendo Badge Arcade

In The Games Department

Nintendo Badge Arcade

The free piece of Nintendo 3DS software, Nintendo Badge Arcade, had its weekly update in North America and with this update, it has added several Pokémon badges based on Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon, all of which were previously released in Japan. Our section has a full list of badges so click the image to go to the section.

Good Rotomorning, I am the Rotomdex, Roto!

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 testing out the new Pokédex given to him. The AniméDex will soon been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Enter Rowlet! I got a Pokémon in Alola!!

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 exploring a nearby forest for wild Pokémon. The AniméDex will soon been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Pokémon X & YPokémon X & Y

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Character Biography

With the episode that just aired in Japan, I have been able to update two biographies. These biographies are for Ash and Jessie and feature new Pokémon that they captured during today's episodes. Click the image to go to the biography, but be warned as it contains spoilers

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 7 + Pokémon VGC 2017 International Championship Stream Schedule

23-11-2016 07:17 GMT / 02:17 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 22:19 GMT
Edit @ 08:38: 3DS Themes | Edit @ 17:06: Pokémon Generations | Edit @ 21:57: International Championship Stream Schedule

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 7

The latest games are now out. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
07:17: Today marks the release of the game in Europe. For all European players, we have our Pokédex, Pokéarth & Item Database all updated and our Sun & Moon section has most of the game catalogued, with more coming over the coming days
09:00: Created a page on changes to Mystery Gift
09:56: Updated the Event Database and associated pages with a new way to display event Pokémon when the distributions come with a Pokémon and an item separately
11:22: Created a page on Download Rules for Link Battles
11:34: Updated the Poké Finder page with further details and listings
12:42: As requested, I have updated the Battle Tree page with further details. Trainer listings forthcoming
14:10: Created a page for Berry Trees
14:53: Updated the Mission Listings with unlock requirements
15:29: Updated the Weather Mechanics game mechanics page with the new features
15:58: Created a page on the Pokédex Entry Quests
16:25: Updated the QR Scanner Page
17:31: Added a quality of life update to the Sun & Moon Pokédex. With the brief location listings on each page, it now indicates if it requires SOS Battles
18:16: Updated the Festival Plaza page with details on the colour dye each berry gives
20:35: Updated the Poké Pelago page with details on Berry growing speeds
22:19: Updated the Team Skull page. Do note, this page contains major spoilers for the plot

Pokémon Generations

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Generations

Following on from the release of the first thirteen episodes the past 10 weeks, the Pokémon Company has once again put out a new episode of Pokémon Generations, with this episode focusing on Colress. Our Animedex is being updated with the contents of this episode
Episode 14

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon- 3DS Themes

Following their reveal and release in Japan and North America on Friday, the two Pokémon Sun & Moon 3DS themes are now live in Europe for Ł1.79/€1.99. he first is the Pokemon: Solgaleo & Lunala which features special art of the two legendary Pokémon of Sun & Moon. It has the Adventure Begins music from Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Secondly is the Pokemon: Tropical which features artwork of the starter Pokémon and various Alola Pokémon. It has the Melemele Island 1 music from Sun & Moon.

Pokémon Direct

In The Games Department

Pokémon VGC 2016

The stream schedule for the first International Championships has been revealed. As with previous streams, there will be coverage of TCG and VGC matches across all three days on multiple livestreams. We'll host the livestream when it's airing so be sure to check back. The schedule is as follows, times in UTC
Friday, December 9
9 a.m.: Pokémon TCG preshow
9 a.m.: Pokémon video game preshow
9:30 a.m.: Pokémon TCG match coverage
9:30 a.m.: Pokémon video game match coverage
Saturday, December 10
9 a.m.: Pokémon TCG match coverage
9 a.m.: Pokémon video game preshow
9:30 a.m.: Pokémon video game match coverage
Sunday, December 11
9 a.m.: Pokémon TCG Top 8 match coverage
9 a.m.: Pokémon video game Top 8 match coverage

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 6 + Shuffle - Events + Pokémon LINE

22-11-2016 06:03 GMT / 01:03 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 00:18 GMT
Edit @ 06:05: Pokémon LINE Stickers | Edit @ 06:58: Sun & Moon Coverage

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 6

The latest games are now out. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
06:57: The Global Link has updated the regulations for Battle Spot Single, Double & Special battles. It seems that the rules until today had accidentally banned Kingdra and Mamoswine from going online
07:31: As there has been some confusion, I have made the toggle for SOS Battle partners in Pokéarth - Alola more prominent
09:46: Been cleaning up various pages and adding some further details to pages such as the Zygarde Cell page
11:50: Created a page on Musical Changes
13:11: Created a page on Minor Customisations
14:28: Due to some e-mails, I have created a page detailing all aspects of Communication Features
16:13: Updated the Trainer Customisation page to include all the male outfits from Pokémon Moon
17:38: As requested, I have made a page on Updated Items
17:45: Created a page detailing all New Items
18;21: Updated our Capture Mechanics section with details on the capture rate from the new Poké Ball
19:06: Updated the Capture Mechanics, Updated Items pages & Item Database with details of changed Capture Rates for a few Poké Ball
19:54: Updated the Speed Priority game mechanic page
21:12: Created a page for the Trainer Passport
22:09: Created a page for the trainer, Gladion
23:05: Live on the eShop in Europe

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO - Ditto

Until today, the Pokémon Ditto was not available in the Pokémon GO game. However, it has started to appear for people around the world. When you capture a Pokémon, it's possible that you will get a notification saying "Oh?" and informing you that the Pokémon you caught was in fact a Ditto. We'll bring more details as it comes

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - Events

A few brand new challenges have begun on Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile.
First, there is a Mega Camerupt competitive stage. First, the top 600 in North America, 400 in Europe & 2,000 in Japan will get a Cameruptite and 3 Mega Speedups & 3 Raise Max Level. The top 1800 in North America, 1,200 in Europe & 6,000 in Japan will get a Cameruptite and 2 Mega Speedups & 2 Raise Max Level. The top 4500 in North America, 3,000 in Europe & 15,000 in Japan will get a Cameruptite and 1 Mega Speedup & 1 Raise Max Level. The top 9000 in North America,6,000 in Europe & 30,000 in Japan will get a Cameruptite and 1 a Mega Speedup and a Skill Booster M. The top 14,000 in North America, 9,000 in Europe & 45,000 in Japan will get a Cameruptite and 1 Exp Booster L & 1 Disruption Delay. The top 18,000 in North America, 12,000 in Europe & 60,000 in Japan will get a Cameruptite and 1 Disruption Delay. The top 24,000 in North America, 16,000 in Europe & 80,000 in Japan will get an Attack Power and a Disruption Delay. All other players get a Disruption Delay.
Next, a special stage to get Greninja has opened up and will run until November 29th 2016. It is useful in the Mega Camerupt challenge.
The Breloom stage also makes an appearance from this week. It runs until December 6th 2016
The Keldeo Ordinary Form stage has begun a repeat run until December 6th 2016
Finally, the Daily Pokémon (#1) stages have begun again. These give the Rotom forms each day until December 6th 2016.
All of these require the version 1.3.28 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Pokémon - LINE Stickers

In The Pokémon Department

Pokémon - LINE Stickers

For those of you who have the social media app, LINE on your iOS, Android or Windows Mobile devices, The Pokémon Company has today put out a new set of stickers for the app. These stickers feature a variety of new Pokémon from the Alola Region. This pack costs 200¥ to download
LINE

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 5 + 3DS Themes

21-11-2016 08:10 GMT / 03:10 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 22:02 GMT
Edit @ 14:10: Pokémon GO Thanksgiving Event

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 5

The latest games are now out. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
08:10: Done some cleaning up of pages
09:41: Created a page on Wild Hold Items
10:50: Created a page on the Phenomenon that happens at the Altar of the Sunne/Moone. Do note that this page contains major spoilers
12:27: Created a preliminary update to the Battle Royal section. Do note, mechanics and trainer listings are still being worked on
13:43: Updated the Poké Pelago page with more wild Pokémon and items
15:12: Updated the Terrain Game Mechanics page
16:10: Updated the Pokémon Refresh page with further details
17:38: Updated the Miscellaneous Version Exclusives page with further exclusives
19:29: Created a preliminarypage on the Festival Plaza Missions
19:50: Updated the Useful Characters page with in-depth details on the IV Judge
20:45: Updated the Effort Value & Individual Value Game Mechanic sections with the game's new mechanics & features, including prime EV Training spots
22:02: Created a preliminary page for encounters with your rival, Hau

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO - Thanksgiving

As part of a promotion to give thanks to the players, from November 23rd 2016 at 00:00 UTC to November 30th 2016 at 00:00 UTC, all experience and stardust gained from all actions in-game will be doubled. This is just a brief event and doesn't appear to affect Pokémon spawns.
Edit @ 19:15: It has also been announced that the CP of various Pokémon will be improved such as Alakazam, Rhydon, and Gengar while others will have it lowered. We're working on updating our CP list accordingly

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon- 3DS Themes

Following their reveal and release in Japan and North America on Friday, it has been confirmed that Europe will get the special Sun & Moon 3DS themes on Wednesday for Ł1.79/€1.99. he first is the Pokemon: Solgaleo & Lunala which features special art of the two legendary Pokémon of Sun & Moon. It has the Adventure Begins music from Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Secondly is the Pokemon: Tropical which features artwork of the starter Pokémon and various Alola Pokémon. It has the Melemele Island 1 music from Sun & Moon.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 4 + Pokémon XYORAS - Genesect Reminder + Pokémon of the Week

20-11-2016 08:07 GMT / 03:07 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
With the new generation out, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, 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: 21:51 GMT
Edit @ 13:00: Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Coverage Day 3

The latest games are now out. As usual, I'll be posting the main focal points here, while more in-depth details go on the discovery thread on the forums (including some details I won't post here). If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sun/Moon section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
08:07: After some requests despite it being in Pokéarth, I have updated the detailed locations in our Pokédex to specify which patches of Grass a Pokémon could be in through use of image
09:27: Created a page on the Ribbons found in the game
09:55: Updated the Poké Pelago page with further details
10:20: Updated the Item Database and Item Listings with inclusions from Festival Plaza and Poké pelago
11:23: Created a page on Fishing Mechanics
13:04: Updated the New Pokémon Forms page with details on the form changes, as well as locations for older Pokémon form changes
15:14: Updated the Poké Finder page
16:32: Added a preliminary Trainer Customisation page. Currently, this only deals with the male trainer in Sun. We'll add Moon exclusive clothing over the next few days and Female clothing shortly afterwards
17:47: Created a page on In-Game Trades
18:32: Created a page on Changes to EV Training
20:17: Updated the Festival Plaza page with further details. Do note, some data is still tentative
21:51: Updated the Poké Ride page with full listings including everywhere each Poké Ride Pokémon is specifically required

Pokémon - Genesect Distribution

In The Games Department

Pokémon - Genesect Distribution

The Genesect Distribution is due to end on Thursday. This distribution offers a special Level 100 Genesect to all players of Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. Unlike the last two Mythical distributions, this one is distributed via code obtained in stores. The codes can be obtained until November 24th 2016 and redeemed until the end of February. They are found in the following places
United States - Gamestop - November 1st through November 24th
Canada - EBGames - November 1st through November 24th
United Kingdom - GAME - November 1st through November 24th - Note: Some stores are having issues printing the codes at time of writing
Australia & New Zealand - EBGames - November 1st through November 24th
Spain - GAME - November 1st through November 24th
Germany - Gamestop - November 1st through November 24th
France - Micromania - November 2nd through November 28th
Italy - Gamestop - November 1st through November 24th
Belgium - Nintendo Zone in Game Mania, FNAC CORA and Smartoys - November 1st through November 24th
Austria - Gamestop - November 2nd through November 24th
Netherlands - Nintendo Zone in Game Mania - November 1st through November 24th
Switzerland - Gamestop - November 1st through November 24th
Portugal - FNAC Stores - November 1st through November 24th
South Africa - BT Games - November 1st through November 24th

Pokémon of the Week - Solrock

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one-hundred & sixtieth entry into the Generation VI 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, EKZ1505 & KillerDraco. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the third generation. Solar energy is the source of its power, so it is strong during the daytime. When it spins, its body shines. It absorbs solar energy during the day. Always expressionless, it can sense what its foe is thinking. It is said to possess the ability to read the emotions of others. This Pokémon gives off intense heat while rotating its body. It floats in air and moves silently. In battle, this Pokémon releases intensely bright light.So, here it is, the one-hundred & sixtieth entry, Solrock

Until Next Time, See Ya

 
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