Sunday: Pokémon (2019) Episode Pictures & Character Biography + Pokémon of the Week

26-01-2020 09:31 GMT / 04:31 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 09:48 GMT
Edit @ 09:48: Episode Pictures & Pokémon of the Week

The Dragonite Paradise and the Dragonair Trial!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon (2019) - Episode Pictures

As usual, we have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash and Go visit the Dragonite Paradise. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode page. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Character Biography - Ash

In The Anime Department

Pokémon (2019) - Character Biography

With the episode that has aired in Japan today, we have been able to update Ash's biography with new Pokémon he caught in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Character Biography - Go

In The Anime Department

Pokémon (2019) - Character Biography

With the episode that has aired in Japan today, we have been able to update Go's biography with new Pokémon he caught in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Pokémon of the Week - Togedemaru

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the ninth entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with an Alola Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the seventh generation. With the long hairs on its back, this Pokémon takes in electricity from other electric Pokémon. It stores what it absorbs in an electric sac. When it's in trouble, it curls up into a ball, makes its fur spikes stand on end, and then discharges electricity indiscriminately. So, here it is, the ninth entry, Togedemaru

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition + Pokémon GO - Lunar New Year Event & Safari Zone

24-01-2020 04:57 GMT / 23:57 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:00 GMT
Edit @ 14:00: Pokémon GO Safari Zone | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Battles for the next online competition have begun in Pokémon Sword & Shield's VS Option. This competition, Galar Newcomers, is a Double Battle competition that only allows Pokémon that were discovered in the Galar Region as well as Galarian Forms. It will not allow Zacian or Zamazenta. You can use Gigantamax Pokémon..
Battles run to January 26th 23:59 UTC. All players get 50 BP

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Lunar New Year event has begun in Pokémon GO. From now until 21:00 UTC on February 3rd 2020, there will be increased spawns of Red Pokémon, as well as Gyarados with Gyarados' Shiny form being available in the wild. It also adds various Red Pokémon to 7km eggs including the introduction of Darumaka. The event adds Gifts having the chance of giving Rare Candies, increased Lucky Friend Chance and increased Lucky Trade change
Edit @ 21:46: Along with the Gyarados being able to be shiny in the wild during the event, there are multiple reports that Magmar can also be shiny. Previously you could only get Shiny Magmar by hatching Shiny Magby
Edit @ 21:54: The Raid Bosses have shifted with this event. At present the Eggs now have a 30 minute time

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Special Raid Weekend event has begun. Until Monday at 21:00 UTC, Latios and Latias will both appear in Raid Battles as Level 5 Raid Bosses

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Tickets for the recently announced Pokémon GO Safari Zone are now available to purchase from within the Pokémon GO app. These tickets cost $12 for one ticket, or $18 if you wish early access. Players can only purchase a ticket for one day of the event and they will sell on a first-come first-served basis.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon 2020 World Championships + Pokémon GO - Update

23-01-2020 06:19 GMT / 01:19 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:02 GMT
Edit @ 14:12: Pokémon World Championships | Edit @ 21:02: Pokémon GO Battle Changes

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon World Championships

The 2020 World Championships have been finally dated. The competition will be held at the ExCeL London in London, United Kingdom from August 14th to 17th 2020. Spectators will be required to purchase a ticket, with details on the spectator tickets coming at a later point

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have detailed some changes to the combat system. First Charge Attacks in Trainer Battles will now be queued and activated at the end of the current Fast Attack
Volt Switch & Megahorn will now deal more damage
Flying Press is to be added soon
Plusle & Minun can learn Grass Knot
Lanturn can learn Spark
Ampharos can learn Thunder Punch
Masquerain can learn Bubble Beam
Vespiquen can learn Fury Cutter & Air Slash
Finally, the following Pokémon can now learn more moves that they were previously able to learn
Raichu: Thunder Shock
Magneton: Thunder Shock, Discharge
Venomoth: Poison Fang
Haunter: Shadow Ball
Hypno: Shadow Ball

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Further details have come out for the upcoming patch that is starting to roll out on iOS and Android for Pokémon GO. This patch adds avatar shadows, fixes, a new tag for searching for Trade Evolutiuon and a feature that removes the EX Raid tag from gyms that have scheduled EX Raids. It also implements the battle changes of clearing stat changes on switching and a new feature where if Pokémon attack at the same time, the Pokémon with the higher Attack stat will go first. It also fixed a number of bugs with the new buddy system

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Max Raid Battle Event + Pokémon GO Live Events + Pokémon Masters + Pokémon Rumble Rush - New Event

22-01-2020 05:42 GMT / 00:42 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:27 GMT
Edit @ 06:00: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 06:18: Rumble Rush | Edit @ 16:00: Pokémon GO Live Events | Edit @ 18:01: Pokémon GO Community Day | Edit @ 21:27: Pokémon GO Update

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The end date for the currently running Wild Area event has been given. The event has two end dates. First, the inclusion of Gigantamax Alcremie is set to end on January 30th at 23:59 UTC. After that, the rest of the Gigantamax Pokémon will remain in the event until February 6th at 23:59 UTC Click the image for full details of the event

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the first wave of live events for Pokémon GO for the first half of the year. These events culminate the recent #NianticLive2020 campaign where people put in suggestions for locations for GO events. These events are as follows:
Taiwan Lantern Festival - Taichung, Taiwan - February 6th - February 9th 2020
Pokémon GO Safari Zone St. Louis - Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, US, - March 27th - March 29th 2020. Tickets available from January 24th at 14:00 UTC. General admission tickets will be $12, and early access tickets will be $18.
Pokémon GO Safari Zone Liverpool - Sefton Park, Liverpool, UK, - April 17th - 19th 2020. Tickets available from January 31st at 08:00 UTC. General admission tickets will be Ł12, and early access tickets will be Ł18
Pokémon GO Safari Zone Philadelphia - Philadelphia, US, - May 8th - May 10th 2020. Ticket details coming soon. General admission tickets will be $12, and early access tickets will be $18.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO Community Day on February 22nd but this comes with a twist. On February 1st, you'll be able to vote for the Pokémon you wish by completing unique Field Research that will appear on every PokéStop throughout February 1st. The winner will be the option that had the most research completed and will then be announced on February 3rd. The options are as follows:
Vulpix - Kantonian Vulpix will be in wild and Eggs while Alolan Vulpix will be in Raids and Research Rewards. Ninetales will get the attack Weather Ball upon evolution. Shiny Kantonian Vulpix will be available
Machop - Machop will appear in the wild, Eggs and Raids. Evolve Machoke into Machamp to get the move Payback
Rhyhorn - Rhyhorn will appear in the wild, Eggs and Raids. Evolve Rhydon into Rhyperior to get the move Rock Wrecker. Shiny Rhydon will then be available
Dratini - Dratini will appear in the wild, Eggs and Raids. Evolve Dragonair into Dragonite to get the move Superpower .
The Community Day runs at 11am to 2pm in each local time zone in the Northern Hemisphere and 3pm to 6pm in the Southern Hemisphere

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

A new version of Pokémon GO is starting to roll out on Android, with a full rollout across Android and iOS expected in the next week. This update brings the game to Version 0.165 and includes a variety of fixes. It also adds various features including adding a shadow to the player character

Pokémon Masters Event

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Pokémon Masters

A new Sync Pair Scout banner that increases the chance of getting the Sync Pair, Leaf & Eevee is now live, being available until February 5th.
With this, Pryce has also had the Sync Grid activated

Pokémon Rumble Rush

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Pokémon Rumble Rush

The new event has started in Pokémon Rumble Rush. This event, Sylveon & the Eco Guardian, is focused on an island based around Zygarde and contains various new Pokémon, new Gears and more. It runs for two weeks, until February 5th. As such, we're currently compiling everything about this new event and so this update and our Rumble Rush section will be updated with details over the coming days
Updated Location Listings with further details of Zygarde Sea

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

21-01-2020 19:00 GMT / 14:00 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:19 GMT
Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO event. This is the Year of the Rat event and runs from Friday at 21:00 UTC to February 3rd at 21:00 UTC. This event includes increased spawns of Red Pokémon, as well as Gyarados with Gyarados' Shiny form being available in the wild. It also adds various Red Pokémon to 7km eggs including the introduction of Darumaka. The event adds Gifts having the chance of giving Rare Candies, increased Lucky Friend Chance and increased Lucky Trade change
In addition to that, there's a Limited Research Day on February 2nd from 2pm to 5pm local time which adds Minccino to the game including its shiny variant. It adds increased spawns of Rattata, Raticate, Pikachu, Sandshrew, Nidoran?, Nidoran?, Sentret, Marill, Zigzagoon, Plusle, Minun, Bidoof, and Patrat and adds Minccino to 5km eggs
Edit @ 21:07: Created a page to keep track of the Lunar New Year Event
Edit @ 21:19: Created a page for the Minccino Limited Research Day

Pokémon Masters Event

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Mewtwo Strikes Back EVOLUTION

The Pokémon Company International have finally announced that the movie, Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, will hit Netflix on February 27th 2020 globally, except for Japan and South Korea. This movie is a 3D CG remake of the original movie, Mewtwo Strikes Back and features a retelling of the story with a new look.

Footage

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Monday: Pokémon Masters - Leaf & Eevee

20-01-2020 08:03 GMT / 03:03 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 08:03 GMT

Pokémon Masters - A Special Present Event

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Pokémon Masters

The next Spotlight Scout has been officially announced for Pokémon Masters. This gives the ability to get the Sync pair of Leaf & Eevee. It is expected to arrive in two days

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon GO Community Day + Pokémon Championship Series - Dallas Regional Championships Stream + Pokémon (2019) Episode Pictures & Character Biography + Pokémon of the Week

19-01-2020 07:31 GMT / 02:31 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 09:50 GMT
Edit @ 09:50: Pokémon Anime & 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 three hours in each region, Piplup will appear, enmass, in Pokémon GO with a chance of Shiny Piplup appearing. During this event, when you evolve Prinplup into Empoleon, it will know the move Hydro Cannon, which is exclusive to this event. This can be done for a further 2 hours after the event. This coincides with 25% Egg Distance and 3 hour Lure Modules. This runs at these times:
It runs from 11am to 2pm in your local time in the Northern Hemisphere and 3pm to 6pm in local time in the southern hemisphere

Pokémon Championships

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Pokémon Championships

Today is the final day Pokémon Regional Championships in Dallas Texas and the first North American Regional that runs on Pokémon Sword & Shield. This event has hard the largest amount of VGC entrants of any event for years and is to be streamed by The Pokémon Company International in one single stream which will start around 17:00 UTC / 18:00 CEST / 12:00 EST / 09:00 PST and will cover both TCG and VGC. You can find the stream in our VGC section

The Pledge We Made That Day! The Ho-Oh Legend of the Johto Region!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon (2019) - Episode Pictures

As usual, we have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash and Go visit Johto in search of the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode page. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Character Biography - Go

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Pokémon (2019) - Character Biography

With the episode that has aired in Japan today, we have been able to update Go's biography with new Pokémon he caught in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Pokémon of the Week - Togekiss

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the eighth entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with a Sinnoh Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the fourth generation. As everyone knows, it visits peaceful regions, bringing them gifts of kindness and sweet blessings. It shares many blessings with people who respect one another's rights and avoid needless strife. . So, here it is, the eighth entry, Togekiss

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Championship Series - Dallas Regional Championships Stream

18-01-2020 09:56 GMT / 04:56 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:16 GMT
Edit @ 21:16: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Championships

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Pokémon Championships

Today is the Pokémon Regional Championships in Dallas Texas and the first North American Regional that runs on Pokémon Sword & Shield. This event has hard the largest amount of VGC entrants of any event for years and is to be streamed by The Pokémon Company International in one single stream which will start around 15:30 UTC / 16:30 CEST / 10:30 EST / 07:30 PST and will cover both TCG and VGC. You can find the stream in our VGC section

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Ahead of tomorrow's Community Day, which runs at 11am to 2pm local time in the Northern Hemisphere and 3pm to 6pm in the Southern Hemisphere, a special Community Day Box is now live. For 480 Coins you get 30 Ultra Balls, 3 Super Incubators, 1 Incense and 1 Lure Module

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Galar Newcomers

16-01-2020 07:29 GMT / 02:29 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:56 GMT
Edit @ 20:39: Pokémon GO Boxes | Edit @ 21:00: Raid Weekend

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Registration for the next online competition is now open in Pokémon Sword & Shield's VS Option. This competition, Galar Newcomers, is a Double Battle competition that only allows Pokémon that were discovered in the Galar Region as well as Galarian Forms. It will not allow Zacian or Zamazenta. You can use Gigantamax Pokémon..
Registration is open now until January 23rd 23:59 UTC. Battles will run from January 24th 00:00 UTC to January 26th 23:59 UTC. All players get 50 BP

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO Special Raid Weekend. From Friday January 24th 2020 at 21:00 UTC to Monday January 27th 2020 at 21:00 UTC, Latios and Latias will both appear as Level 5 Raid Bosses in addition to Heatran.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

As the current Hatchathon event comes to an end, the available boxes in Pokémon GO have changed. These three new boxes are now live
Special Box - 480 Coins - 2 Premium Raid Pass, 2 Super Incubator, 2 Lucky Egg
Ultra Box - 1480 Coins - 17 Premium Raid Pass, 5 Super Incubator, 3 Incense, 3 Star Piece
Adventure Box - 1480 Coins - 15 Super Incubator, 3 Star Piece, 3 Incense, 3 Egg Incubator
Edit @ 21:56: As the event is now over, there are reports that Wurmple in general can now be shiny in the game

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Twilight Wings + Pokémon Masters - Fire-type Training Event, Sync Grid, New Content & Ethan Spotlight Scout

15-01-2020 06:07 GMT / 01:07 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check Thursday's update for big news. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 18:36 GMT
Edit @ 13:00: Twilight Wings | Edit @ 18;00: Community Day | Edit @ 18:36: Galar Newcomers

Pokémon Twilight Wings

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Pokémon Twilight Wings

The first episode of the Pokémon Twilight Wings web anime series is now live. This series is a web based show separate from the main anime which focuses on the characters of the Galar Region. It is produced by Studio Colorido and airs monthly on the official youtube channel. The episode can be found below. We're currently updating all our databases with the content of this episode
Edit @ 13:16: Our Anime Dex is now updated with the contents of Twilight Wings Episode 1

Footage

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Following the announcement last week and the subsequent confusion in dates, The Pokémon Company International have put out the corrected dates for the upcoming Galar Newcomers competition. Registration opens at 06:00 UTC on January 16th through January 23rd 23:59 UTC with battles January 24th through January 26th 23:59 UTC. Check the image for full details on this online competition

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

It has been confirmed that during the Community Day on Sunday, if you evolve Prinplup into Empoleon during the five hour window, your Pokémon will know the charge move, Hydro Cannon. The Community Day runs at 11am to 2pm in each local time zone in the northern hemisphere and 3pm to 6pm in the southern hemisphere, with an extra 2 hours afterwards for evolution

Pokémon Masters Event

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Pokémon Masters

A new Sync Pair Scout banner that increases the chance of getting the Sync Pair, Ethan & Cyndaquil is now live, being available until January 29th.
Alongside this, a new Fire-type Training Event has begun. These stages allow for you to train up your Fire-type Pokémon
A special EX stage for Janine has been made available
A new Sync Pair Support Log In Bonus is now running giving 150 Gems a day for 14 days
Edit @ 08:35: Sync Grids are now live and we have updated our Sync Pair listings accordingly with full details of each cell in the grids

Pokémon Masters Event

In The Pokémon Department

Pokémon Masters

Details about upcoming updates have been revealed for Pokémon Masters:
First, the Sync Grid is to debut in an update in Mid January. This feature allows for you to collect Sync Orbs and teach your Sync Pairs new skills which include stat boosts, passive skills, enhancements to moves and more. Almost all Sync Pairs will have limited Sync Grids but more will be enhanced as time passses starting with Main Chatacter, Flannery and Flint with Pryce getting added. The plan is for 4 Sync Pairs to get expanded a month
A new Legendary event will begin in late January. This event will feature an "immensely popular Legendary Pokémon"
Event Mission Bingo will start in late January offering special items for training and Sync Orbs for the Sync Grid
To celebrate 6 months of the game, some things have been further detailed
The Battle Villa will launch. This feature lets you train up to 9 Sync Pairs a day. Here, you'll face off against Sync Pairs of various difficulties depending on the level you're in to get further. It has unique rewards and special items. Progress is reset at fixed intervals and you'll receive gems based on how far you make it. Battle Villa items allow you to obtain Sync Pair Lucky Skills hat give special effects when conditions are met.
Story Events will be updated starting late February which give more rewards including Sync Orbs and Power-Up Items.
A special Sync Pair will come to Passio with some training Missions
Many unevolved Pokémon will become able to be evolved
Chapters 22 through 24 will be added to the game including new Sync Pairs to coincide with it

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Masters - Ethan Spotlight Scout

13-01-2020 08:05 GMT / 03:02 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check Thursday's update for big news. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 08:02 GMT

Pokémon Masters - A Special Present Event

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Pokémon Masters

The next Spotlight Scout has been officially announced for Pokémon Masters. This gives the ability to get the Sync pair of Ethan & Cyndaquil/Quilava/Typhlosion. It is expected to arrive in two days

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon (2019) - Episode Pictures & Character Biography + Pokémon of the Week

12-01-2020 09:47 GMT / 04:47 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check Thursday's update for big news. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 12:50 GMT
Edit @ 12:50: Pokémon of the Week

Don't Give In, Piplup! An Ice Floe Race in the Sinnoh Region!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon (2019) - Episode Pictures

As usual, we have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash and Go return a Piplup they found in Kanto to its trainer in Sinnoh. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode page. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Character Biography - Go

In The Anime Department

Pokémon (2019) - Character Biography

With the episode that has aired in Japan today, we have been able to update Go's biography with new Pokémon he caught in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Pokémon of the Week - Dracovish

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the 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, & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the eighth generation. Powerful legs and jaws made it the apex predator of its time. Its own overhunting of its prey was what drove it to extinction. Its mighty legs are capable of running at speeds exceeding 40 mph, but this Pokémon can't breathe unless it's underwater. So, here it is, the seventh entry, Dracovish

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Rescue Team DX + Pokémon International Championships

11-01-2020 09:51 GMT / 04:51 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 12:32 GMT

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

On Thursday, the next Nintendo Switch spin-off title, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Rescue Team DX was revealed and alongside this, a demo was released. We have been delving into the demo over the past day or so and are starting to compile pages based on the demo as we go towards its launch in March
Edit @ 09:49: Created pages on Starter Pokémon and Full Item listings
Edit @ 11:04: Created preliminary Dungeon listings
Edit @ 11:15: Created a page on Rare Qualities
Edit @ 11:44: Created a page on New & Updated Mechanics
Edit @ 12:32: Created a page on Pokémon Square

Pokémon 2016 World Championships

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Pokémon North American International Championships

The dates for the Pokémon North American International Championships have been revealed. The competition will run from June 26th to June 28th at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus Ohio

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Expansion Pass Reminder + Ball Distribution Reminder

10-01-2020 11:21 GMT / 06:21 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for big news. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 21:00 GMT
Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

In case you missed it, yesterday the Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass was revealed. This Expansion Pass has two packs, The Isle of Armor & The Crown Tundra which each contain new areas, characters, story, features, New Pokémon, New Galarian Forms and New Gigatnamax variants. Each pack also coincides with a free content update which adds over 100 previously unavailable Pokémon each. The pack can be purchased now and a small free content update giving Galarian Slowpoke is now live

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have started to released some new changes to Pokémon GO. First, Pokémon with Trade Evolutions are now capable of being evolved by trading rather than just by Candy. These Pokémon are Kadabra, Machoke, Graveler, Haunter, Boldore, Gurdurr, Karrablast, and Shelmet
In addition to that, more Unova Pokémon are starting to appear:
Pokémon appearing in the wild: Roggenrola, Tympole, Dwebble, Trubbish, Karrablast, Joltik, Shelmet, and more.
Pokémon hatching from Eggs:
2 km Eggs: Venipede and Dwebble
5 km Eggs: Roggenrola, Tympole, Trubbish, Karrablast, Joltik, and Shelmet
10 km Eggs: Timburr, Tirtouga, Archen, and Axew
Pokémon appearing in raids: Timburr will also be available in one-star raids.
Pokémon appearing in the wild in certain parts of the world:
North America, South America, and Africa: Throh (also available in 10 km Eggs)
Europe, Asia, and Australia: Sawk (also available in 10 km Eggs)
Southern United States, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America: Maractus
Egypt and Greece: Sigilyph
Eastern hemisphere: Red-Striped Form Basculin
Western hemisphere: Blue-Striped Form Basculin
We have full details on each of these Pokémon in our Pokémon GO Pokédex. Click the image to go to the database.
Edit @ 21:19: We have updated our Pokémon GO Eggs Listing and Pokémon GO Regional Exclusive pages.

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The currently running distribution for Pokémon Sword & Shield distribution various Poké Balls is due to end on Wednesday. This promotion tied in with a social media campaign featuring Ball Guy and provides 3 different balls per code. The codes are as follows:
K0UN1NMASC0T: Fast Ball, Moon Ball, Level Ball
1YAHAYA: Heavy Ball, Lure Ball, Beast Ball
0KUGAFUKA1B0RU: Love Ball, Friend Ball, Dream Ball

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Direct + Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition

09-01-2020 09:09 GMT / 04:09 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for big news. This update will be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
Last Update: 22:14 GMT
Edit @ 14:30: Pokémon Direct Contents | Edit @ 17:06: Wild Area Event | Edit @ 22:14: Pokémon Coco | Edit @ 01:01: Pokémon Coco Trailer

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Today is the Pokémon Direct. At 14:30 UTC / 09;30 EST / 06:30 PST / 23:30 JST a roughly 20 minute Direct detailing various Pokémon game news will air. We will be live posting every reveal from the Direct as it happens so be sure to keep checking back. Below you will find the live stream so you can watch.
Edit @ 14:31: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX has been announced. Remake of the original games but include Mega Evolution. The game releases March 6th with prepurchase and a demo available today
Edit @ 14:34: Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion pass revealed. Includes many returning Pokémon
Two DLC packs: Isle of Armor & The Crown Tundra
New Pokémon: Kubfu a Fighting-type Legendary that evolves into Urshifu with two forms. Available in Isle of Tundra. Calyrex a Psychic/Grass Legendary
New Galarian Forms: Slowpoke, Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres
New Gigantamax: Venusaur, Blastoise, Rillaboom, Cinderace, Inteleon
More than 200 Pokémon from the past appear in the DLC. These free updates allow for those previous Pokémon to appear through Trades etc.
Galarian Slowpoke will be available today in a free content update. Evolves into Slowbro in Isle of Armor and Slowking in The Crown Tundra
The Expansion Pass is available to preorder today. Contains special outfits as a bonus for prepurchasing
Edit @ 15:05: Created a page for the New Pokémon Exclusive to Expansion Pass
Edit @ 15:09: Created a page for the New Galarian Forms Exclusive to Expansion Pass
Edit @ 15:15: Created a page for the New Gigantamax Exclusive to Expansion Pass
Edit @ 15:41: Updated the Pre-Release Screenshots page with new screenshots
Edit @ 16:00: The Slowpoke obtained in the current content patch is Shiny Locked.
Edit @ 16:06: Created a page for the Expansion Pass
Edit: We have updated with a page for Slowpoke in the Pokédex
Edit: We have updated with a page for Kubfu, Urshifu & Calyrex in the Pokédex
Edit @ 18:14: Updated the Trainer Customisation Page
Edit @ 19;20: As per popular request, we've created a page detailing Returning Pokémon in Content Updates
Edit @ 19:57: Created dedicated pages for each individual Expansion Pass pack: The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra

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Pokémon Masters Event

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Movie

The trailer for the next movie has aired on Japanese variety show, Oha Suta. This trailer showcases a forest with a person dressed in rags going in it, swinging from tree to tree. Ash is stunnedas he hears around the forest. It cuts to a shrine and there's a baby there. The movie is called Pokémon the Movie Coco
Edit @ 01:02: The trailer has been uploaded

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield

The new Wild Area event has begun. During this event, Gigantamax Flapple, Alcremie and Coalossal will be found more often in Pokémon Sword and Gigantamax Appletun, Alcremie & Lapras will be found more often in Pokémon Shield. At present this event doesn't have an end date. Click the image for full details of the event

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

During the Pokémon Direct, a new Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game was confirmed for the Nintendo Switch. This game is a remake of the original Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game which was released on the GameBoy Advance and Nintendo DS. It is out March 6th 2020
Edit @ 15:49: Added multiple Pre-Release Screenshots

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield

The next online competition has been announced. This competition, Galar Newcomers, is a Double Battle competition that only allows Pokémon that were discovered in the Galar Region as well as Galarian Forms. It will not allow Zacian or Zamazenta. You can use Gigantamax Pokémon. Download Rules are also now available for this competition.
Registration is open now until January 30th 23:59 UTC. Battles will run from January 31st 00:00 UTC to February 2nd 23:59 UTC. All players get 50 BP
Edit @ 09:29: At present there's a discrepency between the English and Japanese notes. The Japanese event note states registration runs from January 16th through January 23rd 23:59 UTC with battles January 24th through January 26th 23:59 UTC. We don't know which is accurate but as registration is not yet open, we're going to try and get further information

Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield

A special distribution has begun on Pokémon Sword & Shield to promote the next online competition. These codes can be redeemed until February 28th 2020:
GALAR - 1 Bottle Cap
Edit @ 16:41: Another code has run for the new Wild Area event. This code gets you 10 Premier Balls and is AREAS1LVESTRE

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