Tuesday: Pokémon Legends Arceus & Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl - News Release + Pokémon Masters EX - New Update & Announcements

28-09-2021 04:58 BST / 23:58 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 14:00: Pokémon BDSP & Legends News | Edit @ 18;35: Episode Title

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

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Pokémon Legends: Arceus

The latest news for Pokémon Legends: Arceus has been released. We're currently compiling all details so keep checking back
A new Pokémon has been revealed, the evolved form of Scyther: Kleavor, a Bug/Rock-type
There are Noble Pokémon, which are strong and powerful boss fights. Sometimes they will get Frenzied and difficult to fight
You will receive the Celestica Flute which will allow you to summon special Ride Pokémon. Wyrdeer will let you run, Basculegion lets you swim on water and Braviary lets you fly over the areas.
In Jubilife Village, there's a customisation, a photography studio, a general store, and the pastures wherre you can leave Pokémon that have been caught.
There are special Wardens in the game. They look after various Noble Pokémon and other important Pokémon. Sometimes you can battle them. Lian looks after Kleavor, Mai looks after Wyrdeer and Iscan looks after Basculegion
Edit @ 14;12: We have update our Pre-Release Screenshot page with dozens of new screenshots
Edit @ 14:25: We have updated the New Pokémon page with Kleavor
Edit @ 14:32: We have updated the Hisui Pokédex page with more Pokémon
Edit @ 15:05: Created a page for Jubilife Village
Edit @ 15:14: Created a page for Noble Pokémon
Edit @ 15:59: Created a page for Alpha Pokémon
Edit @ 16:06: Created a page for New Attacks
Edit @ 17:30: Created a page for Wardens
Edit @ 18:00: Created a page for New Items

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

The latest news for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl has been released. We're currently compiling all details so keep checking back
The Pokétch returns with Dowsing Machine and move. It also allows for you to call wild Pokémon to use Hidden Moves like Cut or Rock Climb
Amity Square returns and allows you to walk with 6 of your Pokémon at a time and take photos and more. You can have your Pokémon follow you after you have first come to the area.
Poffins also return and can be made in both the Poffin House and Amity Square
Edit @ 14;18: We have update our Pre-Release Screenshot page with dozens of new screenshots
Edit @ 15:36: We have created a page for the Pokétch

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

It has been announced that, in Japan, you will be able to get serial codes for Shiny Zacian & Zamazenta if you show staff at video game stores across Japan your Nintendo Switch's Home menu with Pokémon Sword or Shield. This runs from October 22nd and you get Zamazenta in Pokémon Sword or Zacian in Pokémon Shield. Currently no further details have been given for international release.

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

DeNa have unveiled the first part of their next villain part of the story.
Alongside the Villain Story that starts on Thursday, two more Sygna Suit Sync Pairs wil be available. Sygna Suit Misty & Vaporeon will be available on the 30th and Sygna Suit Erika and Leafeon will be available from October 1st
Alongside this, a new event, Spreading Shadows, will begin which will allow Giovanni to be able to Mega Evolve his Mewtwo
Edit @ 07:00: Some changes have been announced with the updates. In the Daily Region Battles, alongside the Battle Points there will be Guaranteed Scout Tickets for each region
The Fall 2021 event begins on October 7th and following that, some new Seasonal Sync Pairs of Caitlin & Sableye and Morty & Banette, alongside new Sync Pairs of Darach & Staraptor and Allister & Gengar
Uxie will be in the Legendary Arena on October 22nd
A new style of Story Event featuring Sync Pairs in special outfits will arrive at the end of October

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Pokémon 2019

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Pokémon Journeys - News

A new Episode Title has been released by a Japanese magazine. This episode is due to air on October 8th.
Episode 1172: The Cleffa That Became A Star

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon UNITE Patch + Pokémon GO Battle League

27-09-2021 07:08 BST / 02:08 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO Battle League

Pokémon UNITE

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Pokémon UNITE

A small bug fix has been pushed to Pokémon UNITE. This fixes two major bugs that hit Crustle and Lucario where Crustle's attack kept getting boosted and where Lucario's Extreme Speed did more damage than intended in certain circumstances

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO Battle League has now shifted to the Master League, Master League Classic and new Little Jungle Cup, which only allows Normal, Grass, Electric, Poison, Ground, Flying, Bug and Dark-type of below 500CP. This will run until October 11th 2021 at 20:00 UTC.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon UNITE Holowear + Pokémon of the Week

26-09-2021 09:05 BST / 04:05 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 14:01: Pokémon UNITE Holowear

Pokémon UNITE

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Pokémon UNITE

It has been confirmed that the next Holowear will be released for Alolan Ninetales on Friday October 1st. This Holowear is the Premium Sacred Style. Full details on how to get it are currently unknown but be sure to check back on Friday for full details

Pokémon of the Week - Corviknight

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the ninety-seventh entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with a Galar Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, Mestorn, Aminith & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the eighth generation.  Imbued with Gigantamax energy, its wings can whip up winds more forceful than any a hurricane could muster. The gusts blow everything away. The eight feathers on its back are called blade birds, and they can launch off its body to attack foes independently. So, here it is, the ninety-seventh entry, Corviknight

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon UNITE - Mamoswine

25-09-2021 14:02 BST / 09:02 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

It has been confirmed that the next character for Pokémon UNITE, Mamoswine, is to be released in-game on September 29th. At present there are no further details but we'll provide them as soon as they come so keep checking back
We have added all the details we have to our new Pokémon UNITE Mamoswine page, which will be added with stats and damage data upon the release on Wednesday so be sure to keep checking back

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Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Masters EX - Training Rally + Pokémon Global Exhibition + Pokémon Shirts

24-09-2021 06:04 BST / 02:04 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 06:13: Pokémon Shirts | Edit @ 07:01: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 20;10: Pokémon UNITE | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 21:04: Spotlight Hours

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO events for October 2021.
First, the Research Breakthrough Reward has been announced. From October 1st 2021 at 20:00 UTC to November 1st 2021 at 20:00 UTC you'll get a Unovan Yamask
Every Monday, a box containing 1 Remote Raid Pass and other items will be available
Genesect Douse Drive will make its debut in Pokémon GO from October 1st to October 12th. It cannot be shiny
Altered Forme Giratina will appear in 5 star raids from October 12th through October 22nd
Darkrai will appear in raids from October 22nd through November 5th. It will know the move Sludge Bomb
Mega Gengar will be in raids from October 1st - 22nd. Mega Absol will make its debut from October 22nd through November 5th
The events through October have also been announced
In addition to the Secrets of the Jungle Event, Niantic will have a celebration event on October 6th for a free box from 11am to 5pm
From October 15th through October 31st, the annual Halloween event will run, with costumed Pokémon and a new Halloween Special Research Story

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the Spotlight Hours for the month of July. They happen at 6pm to 7pm local time are as follows:
October 5th - Drifloon - 2* Evolution Experience
October 12th - Gastly - 2* Catch Stardust
October 19th - Gothita - 2* Catch Experience
October 26th - Murkrow - 2* Evolution Experience

Pokémon Masters - Ghost-type Gear Event

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Pokémon UNITE

A new bug fix update has been announced for Pokémon UNITE. On Wednesday September 29th, a new patch will release which will fix a bug with Crustle's Unite move

Pokémon Masters - Ghost-type Gear Event

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Pokémon Masters

The new Training Rally has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. From now until October 1st, you will receive more item rewards for completing the Level Up and Cap Unlock Training Stages

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon

The players have been announced for the Pokémon Global Exhibition, a special invite only competition that was announced in June. This competition will be shown on October 30th and October 31st and will feature Leonardo Bonanomi (Players Cup 4 top European player), Enrique Grimaldo (Players Cup 4 top North American player), Renzo Navarro (Players Cup 4 Champion), Luke Iuele (Players Cup 4 top Oceania player), Wonseok Jung ((Korean Pokémon Trainers Cup 2021 Champion), Kohei Fujita (Pokémon Japan Championships 2021 Champion), Jirawiwat Thitasiri (Asia Players Cup Champion) and Chin Wei Ho (Asia Players Cup Runner-up)

Pokémon Shirts

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Pokémon Shirts

A new special set of Pokémon Shirts has been announced by Original Stitch for release on October 8th. These shirts come in five different styles as part of a collaboration with renowned Japanese fashion house UNBUILT Takeo Kikuchi. This collection includes Shirts as well as the inner lining of Jackets.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Evolutions - Episode 2 + Pokémon Masters EX - Ghost Gear Event

23-09-2021 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 15:00: Pokémon Evolutions | Edit @ 23:21: Pokémon Snap

Pokémon Evolutions

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Pokémon Evolutions

The first episode of the Pokémon Evolutions web anime series is now live on YouTube and Pokémon TV. This series is a web based show separate from the main anime which focuses on several key aspects across the world of Pokémon. The second episode is "The Eclipse" and is based around the Lillie's journey through the Alola Region. The episode can be found below. We're currently updating all our databases with the content of this episode.
Episode 3, "The Visionary", will release on October 7th
Edit @ 15:11: We have updated the Episode Page with full details on this episode

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon

During today's Nintendo Direct, the Nintendo Switch Online subscription had an update announced. For an extra fee, you will be able to play Nintendo 64 games. With this, it was confirmed that the original Pokémon Snap will be added to the service at a later point in the service, which drops late October

Pokémon Masters - Ghost-type Gear Event

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Pokémon Masters

The Ghost-type Gear Event has begun its repeat run in Pokémon Masters EX. This event is a Co-Op Stage focused event that has you play stages to earn rewards to get 3 Star Ghost Gear
We're currently compiling all details in our Ghost-type Gear Event event section
In addition to that, a new Sync Pair Scout has begun which features increased chances of getting Elesa & Rotom, Clemont & Heliolisk and Volkner & Luxray

Pokémon Masters - Shining Heart of Dragons

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Pokémon Masters

The Blissful Bonanza Event is now live in Pokémon Masters EX. This event runs until October 6th 2021 and lets you play once a day in order to get tickets to get a variety of items

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon HOME - Update + Pokémon UNITE - Mobile Launch

22-09-2021 05:19 BST / 00:19 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 07:00: Pokémon Café Mix

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon HOME

The update for Pokémon HOME is now available to download on mobile. This update brings the app to Version 1.5 and adds some new features

First, it now has a Trainer Info feature that allows you to mark yourself as the original trainer for Pokémon caught in any game
You can also now search for Pokémon others are asking for in the GTS
You can also add conditions to your GTS search for Forms and Language

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon UNITE is now available to download on iOS and Android, alongside an update to the Nintendo Switch. This mobile version is identical to the Nintendo Switch game. It won't be playable until the maintenance is over at 07:00 UTC today, where a balance patch and more will be released. This patch contains a number of updates and fixes, including the addition of Battle Guide, Spectate and an Offline Mode for Nintendo Switch. We have a full Pokémon Listing, Hold Items listing and more in our section
Edit @ 08:00: The maintenance is over and the patch is now live. We're currently compiling all details of the changes to the game, new Battle Pass and more so keep checking back
Edit @ 08:44: Updated the Patch Notes and Pokémon Listings with new Stat and Move data
Edit @ 09:12: Updated the Holowear section with all 18 new pieces of Holowear
Edit @ 09:31: Updated the Hold Items section with the three new hold items
Edit @ 09:42: Updated the Battle Pass section with details on this season's Battle Pass: Galactic Ghost 094
Edit @ 09:53: Updated the Items section with the new items
Edit @ 10:22: Updated the Events section with all the new missions
Premium Holowear section with the new Premium Holowear

Pokémon Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

The next event has begun in Pokémon Café Mix. This event is the Lucario Special Customer Team Event repeat and adds Holiday Lucario to the game as a Special Customer. It runs until October 4th 2021

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon GO - Fashion Week + Pokémon Masters EX - Legendary Arena Tornadus

21-09-2021 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 09;01: Pokémon Masters EX Gear Event | Edit @ 10:35: Pokémon HOME | Edit @ 14:52: Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon HOME

With the new Pokémon GO event which adds Furfrou and its forms, the forms of Furfrou can now finally be obtained in Pokémon HOME. Previously, when put into Pokémon Bank from Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon, the Furfrou would revert into its Natural Trim next time you load the game. With Pokémon GO, however, you can obtain these forms and store them in Pokémon HOME. At present there's no indication as to whether or not they will revert over time in Pokémon HOME but we'll keep investigating

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO event. This event is the Secrets of the Jungle event, to celebrate the international release of the movie Secrets of the Jungle and is due to run from October 1st from 10:00 to October 10th at 20:00 local time. It introduces Zarude to to the game
This event introduces some Special Research for all players that will give them access to the Mythical Pokémon, Zarude.
Pokémon from the movie such as Hoothoot, Larvitar, Combee, Drilbur, Cottonee, Dwebble and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Explorer Pikachu will also be returning
Explorer Pikachu, Larvitar, Roggenrola, Foongus and Rufflet will be in 1 Star Raids
Lickitung, Chansey, Pinsir, Ludicolo and Flygon will be in 3 star raids
Jessie & James will appear during the event until 10;00 local time on October 15th. They will appear in their Meowth Balloon as well as in Snapshot
Themed Field Research Tasks will be available with encounters of Audino, Rufflet and more
New avatar items will be available including the Adventure Hat and Wailmer Water Bottle

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

A balance update is coming to Pokémon UNITE tomorrow. This update focuses on bug fixes and some alterations
In addition to this, a new trailer was released showing new Holowear for Gengar and Garchomp and new ways to play the game when the mobile version drops tomorrow
Spectating will return
New in-game events will get Super Item Enhancers to upgrade hold items to Level 30, it'll also be easier to get Item Enhancers
New Hold Items will be added
Unite Squads will be added allowing players to team up
A new battle pass will be included
A special mission will be released to give players on mobile a chance to get Zeraora. If players already have Zeraora, they'll receive Aeos Coins instead.
Edit @ 14:52: We have updated the Patch & Updates section with patch notes

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Fashion Week event is now rolling out. This event runs from 10:00 local time until 20:00 local time on September 28th and features increased spawns of fashion themed Pokémon including the introduction of Furfrou into the game alongside Form Change. It also introduces new Special Research tasks to the season's long Special Research and an additional Special Research to get Meloetta. We have all details of the event in our Fashion Week section

Pokémon Masters - Lurking Shadow

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Pokémon Masters EX

The Legendary Arena Tornadus is now live in Pokémon Masters EX with a repeat run. This event runs until October 5th 2021 and features a battle against the Legendary Pokémon, Tornadus
A new Poké Fair Scout is now available to get the Sync Pair of Marnie & Morpeko. It runs until October 5th.

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

The next event has been announced. This event is a new style of event, a Gear Event which runs Co-Op only stages and will provide players with 3 Star Gear and Materials for the Ghost-type. It runs from Thursday September 23rd 2021

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon TCG Live + Pokémon UNITE - Cross Progression Details

20-09-2021 10:06 BST / 05:06 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 14:02: Pokémon TCG Live | Edit @ 18:58: Pokémon GO Promotion | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO Fashion Week

Pokémon UNITE

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Pokémon Trading Card Game

The Pokémon Company International have put out the first details for Pokémon Trading Card Game Live, a new app coming for mobile and PC that allows for you to play Pokémon TCG with players around the world.
It will come with a mobile soft launch in Canada and a global open beta for PC and Mac later this year. TCG live will be update with content frequently. Like with TCG Online, you can get more cards by using codes from products such as Booster Packs and more in real life
Your content from Pokémon Trading Card Game Online will carry over to Pokémon TCG Live on your first log in if you use the same Trainer Club account except for cards from the HeartGold & SoulSilver series. The game will allow for Lost Thunder onwards at launch with cards from earlier sets back to Black & White transferable but not playable until future updates. Players will be able to transfer up to four copies of a unique Pokémon TCG card
You can exchange up to 4 of any card for credits, these can then be used in exchange for single cards. The game will be free but you can unlock content and accessories by completing daily quests and more. There is a Battle Pass with daily quests, with new quests each day. Progress unlocks booster packs, cosmetics and more
There are three currencies in the game:
Coins - Earned through quests, leveling up and more. Can be used for avatar apparel & emotes and deckboxes & sleeves
Credits - Transfer up to 4 copies of a single card, 1 copy of an ACE SPEC or Prism Star, 1 copy of each part of a V-Union or 59 copies of Energy from your TCGO account. Additional copies converted into credits which are then redeemable for single cards. Credits are also achieved for hitting milestones
Crystals - Earned by competing quests, they can be used to buy booster packs, promo cards and special bundles for cards. Can also be used to upgrade the Battle Pass to the Premium Pass
Players will not be able to trade cards with other players in Trading Card Game Live
Unopened products will also be exchanged for Crystals when transferred from TCGO to TCG Live:
1 - 9 Items: 250 Crystals
10 - 24 Items: 550 Crystals
25 - 49 Items: 1125 Crystals
50 to 124 Items: 2350 Crystals
125+ Items: 6200 Crystals
Edit @ 14:16: We have added dozens of Pre-Release Screenshots to our new Pokémon TCG Live section

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Fashion Week event is now rolling out in Asia Pacific regions. This event runs from 10:00 local time until 20:00 local time on September 28th and features increased spawns of Fashionable Pokémon including the introduction of Furfrou into the game alongside Form Change. It also introduces new Special Research tasks to the season's long Special Research and an additional Special Research to get Meloetta. We have all details of the event in our Fashion Week section

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic are running a campaign on social media, specifically Twitter and Instagram for the best AR photo of a costumed Pokémon from September 21st 17:00 UTC through September 29th 03:00 UTC. From this, 100 winners will be selected who win Hoopa Bangles, 3 Premium Raid Passes, 3 Incubators and 30 Ultra Balls. Entrants must be 18 or older

Pokémon UNITE

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Pokémon UNITE

The Pokémon Company have put out some details on how to carry over data between the Nintendo Switch version and mobile version of Pokémon UNITE upon the mobile version's release on Wednedday.
When you start the mobile version, log in to the Nintendo Account or Pokémon Trainer Club that was linked when you started the Switch version. This will allow you to play between the two with no issues.
If you start playing one version before carrying over the save data, you will be unable to share save data and will need to uninstall and redownload to do so
If you start on mobile and then want to play on Switch, make sure the mobile version is linked to a Nintendo Account or Pokémon Trainer Club account. Then, log in using a Switch profile on that Nintendo account

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon GO - Community Day + Pokémon of the Week

19-09-2021 08:19 BST / 03:19 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 13:54: Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO - Community Day

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

Pokémon Draft the World

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Pokémon Draft the World

Today marks Day 2 of the Draft the World competition. This special competition is a special tournament featuring several top players playing top decks from past years Pokémon World Championships
This stream will start at 15:45 UTC / 16:45 BST / 17:45 CEST / 10:45 EDT / 07:45 PDT and we're hosting it in our section
Trading Card Game Draft the World Stream

Pokémon of the Week - Venusaur

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the ninety-sixth 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. In battle, this Pokémon swings around two thick vines. If these vines slammed into a 10-story building, they could easily topple it. Huge amounts of pollen burst from it with the force of a volcanic eruption. Breathing in too much of the pollen can cause fainting. So, here it is, the ninety-sixth entry, Venusaur

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Masters EX - Team Rocket Takedown + Pokémon UNITE - Holowear + Pokémon GO - Community Day

18-09-2021 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: 22:00 BST
Edit @ 14:42: Pokémon UNITE | Edit @ 15:10: Pokémon Draft the World | Edit @ 22:00: Pokémon GO Community Day

Pokémon Masters - Team Rocket Takedown

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Pokémon Masters EX - Extreme Event Event

The Team Rocket Takedown Extreme Battle Event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. This event features two strong battles against Giovanni built around the two new Sync Pairs
A new Poké Fair Scout is now available to get the Sync Pair of Blue & Aerodactyl. It runs until September 30th.
We're currently compiling all details in our Team Rocket Takedown event section

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO - Community Day

The Pokémon GO Oshawott Community Day is starting to roll out in Asia Pacific Regions. During this event, for six hours in each region, Oshawott will appear, enmass, in Pokémon GO with a chance of Shiny Oshawott appearing. During this event, when you evolve Dewott into Samurott, it will know the move Hydro Cannon, which is exclusive to this event. With this, we're adding full details on the event from the first areas
It runs from 11am to 5pm in your local time.

Pokémon UNITE

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Pokémon UNITE

Some new Holowear has been teased for Pokémon UNITE. This Holowear seems to be for the Pokémon Garchomp and is set to release on September 22nd alongside the new update for Switch and mobile version

Pokémon Draft the World

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Pokémon Draft the World

Today marks Day 1 of the Draft the World competition. This special competition is a special tournament featuring several top players playing top decks from past years Pokémon World Championships
This stream will start at 15:45 UTC / 16:45 BST / 17:45 CEST / 10:45 EDT / 07:45 PDT and we're hosting it in our section
Trading Card Game Draft the World Stream

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Shiny Zacian & Zamazenta Event + Max Raid Battle Event + Pokémon HOME + Pokémon TCG - Japanese Set Release + Pokémon (2019) - Episode Details & Character Biography

17-09-2021 01:02 BST / 20:02 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 18:00 BST
Edit @ 06:31: Fusion Arts | Edit @ 07:08: Pokémon HOME | Edit @ 07:55: Shiny Zacian & Shiny Zamazenta Event | Edit @ 11:20: Character Biography | Edit @ 11:36: Episode Details | Edit @ 18:00: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

It has been announced that, in South Korea, a distribution of Shiny Zacian or Shiny Zamazenta will be given to players in Pokémon Sword & Shield if you pre-order Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl or the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Double Pack. This will then be given through code from November 19th until December 31st 2021. Currently no further details have been given for international release.

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, Lunatone & Solrock will be available, with Shiny Lunatone & Solrock . 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 @ 01:12: We have updated our section with full details of this Max Raid Battle Event, as well as updated our ItemDex for TR locations.

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon HOME

Pokémon HOME is to undergo maintenance on Wednesday September 22nd 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. Not much is know about this version, 1.5, but we'll provide full details as they come

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Ahead of Sunday's Pokémon GO Community Day, the ticket for the Special Research is now available for purchase. This Special Research will give a variety of tasks and rewards based around Oshawott and costs Ł0.79/$0.99 to purchase

Pokémon UNITE

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Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon UNITE is to undergo maintenance on Tuesday September 21st at 21:00 UTC to Wednesday September 22nd at 07:00 UTC. This maintenance is to come and coincide with the release of the mobile version, which will include a game update for Nintendo Switch for connectivity. Energy Rewards and items purchasable with Holowear Tickets will change with this maintenance

A Clash! BluePoké Maniacs!

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Pokémon 2019

The latest episode has aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash, Goh and Chloe meet a trainer who is obsessed with the colour blue. 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.
We have also updated the Shiny Pokémon in the Anime section with the Shiny Pokémon shown in this episode

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 TCG - Fusion Arts

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Pokémon TCG - Fusion Arts

The Pokémon Company have officially revealed all the standard cards the next set for the Pokémon Sword & Shield TCG.This is the eighth TCG set and comes in one set: Fusion Arts and is out next week September 24th 2021 and feature the addition of a new battle style: Fusion Strike.
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.
Fusion Arts

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Thursday: Pokémon Masters EX - Villain Prelude Event + Pokémon UNITE - Celebratory Distribution

16-09-2021 07:00 BST / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 14:00: Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon UNITE has been confirmed to have been downloaded 9 million times on the Nintendo Switch since launch. As such, a special gift will be given to all players on September 29th of 2000 Aeos Tickets in celebration

Pokémon Masters - Hearts United

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Pokémon Masters EX - Villain Prelude Event

The Looming Shadow of Kanto Villain Prelude Event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX ahead of the new story later this month. This event is a long running Solo Event that features the story of the Giovanni's return to Pasio
A new Poké Fair Scout is now available to get the Sync Pair of Red & Snorlax. It runs until October 30th.
We're currently compiling all details in our Looming Shadow of Kanto event section

Pokémon Masters - Lurking Shadow

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Pokémon Masters EX

The Lurking Shadow Legenday Event is now live in Pokémon Masters EX with a repeat run. This event runs until October 23rd 2021 and tells the story of the appearance of Mewtwo, culminating in getting Giovanni & Mewtwo with various Item Exchanges and Prize Box.

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Wednesday: Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest

15-09-2021 04:46 BST / 23:46 EDT by Serebii

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Pokémon Trading Card Game

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Pokémon TCG - New Information Reveal

The Pokémon Company have announced this year's TCG Illustration contest and, for the first time, this is open to both Japan and the US. Entry is from October 13th through January 31st 2022 and the Grand Prize and first runner up in Japan and in US will all have their artwork on a Pokémon promo card, as well as a cash reward. This year's theme is on a Pokémon's daily life with the Pokémon in question being Bulbasaur, Charizard, Pikachu, Arcanine, Galarian Rapidash, Scizor, Greninja or Cramorant. Rules and entry form can be found here

Pokémon Quest

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Pokémon Quest

Following a set of teases, the first Johto update has been confirmed for Pokémon Quest's Chinese release. The first Johto Pokémon are to release in the game tomorrow, September 16th. 12 new Pokémon will be released in this with a new island. The land and Pokémon in this island are different and offer a variety of new ingredients including White Sand Stone to create the FangCola White Sand Baked Rice recipe to lure Johto Pokémon into the game.
At present, there's no sign of the additions coming to the western version of the game

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Tuesday: Pokémon Masters EX - Villain Event + Pokémon GO - Raid Battles + P25 Music

14-09-2021 06:07 BST / 01:07 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 09:43: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 22:00: Pokémon GO - Evolution Preview

Pokémon Masters - Family Ties

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Pokémon Masters EX - 2nd Anniversary Event

The Pokémon Masters EX 2nd Anniversary details have continued to come in with a new update live. The story prelude begins on Thursday but alongside that is the first Kanto Sync Pair capable of Dynamaxing, Red & Snorlax in a new Poké Fair Scout from September 16th, and the new Sync Pair of Blue and Mega Aerodactyl, which runs from September 18th. There will be an event starting on Thursday acting as a Prelude before the story drops on September 30th. We're currently compiling all details of the update
Edit @ 07:06: We have updated the sections with details for Red & Snorlax and Blue & Aerodactyl

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Raid Bosses have now shifted in Pokémon GO as of 10:00 local time today. These add Uxie, Mesprit and Azelf to their respective regions, with their Shiny varaints now being available. These run until October 1st 2021

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The recently announced feature for Pokémon GO where it will tell you the CP the Pokémon would have on evolution as well as what Battle Leagues it is no longer eligible for is now live. When you restart your game after now and go to evolve a Pokémon, it will now show full details

Pokémon 25

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Pokémon 25: The Album

It has been confirmed that the album Pokémon 25 The Album will be released on October 15th 2021. With this, the final artists have been confirmed including Jax Jones, Lil Yachty, Tierra Whack and Japanese artist/producer Yaffle. We'll provide full details as they come
Katy Perry—Electric
Jax Jones—Phases (with Sinead Harnett)
Mabel—Take It Home
Lil Yachty—Believing
J Balvin—Ten Cuidado
Cyn—Wonderful
Vince Staples—Got ’Em
Louane—Game Girl
Tierra Whack—Art Show
Post Malone—Only Wanna Be With You (Pokémon 25 Version)
Yaffle – Reconnect (feat. Daichi Yamamoto & AAAMYYY)*
Mabel—Take It Home (ZHU Remix)*
Cyn—Wonderful (ZHU Remix)*
Vince Staples—Got ’Em (ZHU Remix)*
* Digital album only

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