Saturday: Pokémon GO - Community Day

16-01-2021 07:52 GMT / 02:52 EST by Serebii

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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, Machop will appear, enmass, in Pokémon GO with a chance of Shiny Machop appearing. During this event, when you evolve Machoke into Machamp, it will know the move Payback, which is exclusive to this event. This coincides with 3* Catch Stardust and 3 hour Incense. This runs at these times:
It runs from 11am to 5pm in your local time.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition + Pokémon Masters EX Updates + Pokémon Journeys - Episode Details & Character Biography + Pokémon TCG - Single Strike & Rapid Strike

15-01-2021 05:00 GMT / 00:00 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 07:03: Pokémon TCG | Edit @ 07:13: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 10:20: Character Biography | Edit @ 10:37: Episode Details | Edit @ 18:14: Pokémon GO Community Day

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Battles for the Online Competition have begun. This competition, Players Cup III Qualifier, is a Double Battle competition following current VGC rules. All players who enter get 50 BP and the top players in each region will be able to qualify for the Players Cup III
Battles will run from January 15th 00:00 UTC to January 17th 23:59 UTC.

Pokémon Masters - Jessie

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Pokémon Masters EX

DeNA have outlined some upcoming changes to Pokémon Masters EX
First there will be a Blissful Bonanza event running on January 21st alongside the addition of Mallow & Tsareena
The Valentine's Day Story Event begins on January 29th and features Serena & Whimsicott as a Sync Pair and 1 other Seasonal Scout
Egg Events will be altered. They will no longer require Stamina for completion but will then no longer offer any rewards other than the Eggs. This begins with the Fighting, Grass and Rock-type Egg Event that begins February 4th
The Legendary Event: Lurking Shadow will appear on February 8th giving another chance to get Giovanni & Mewtwo
A new Legendary Event will run on February 11th which gets you the ability to get Sync Pairs of Xerneas and Yveltal, with one being in the event and the other in a scout
6 Star EX Skyla and Korrina will be added soon
A new Poké Fair Scout style will debut soon with one with "unprecedented capabilities" with different offering rtes from normal Poké Fair Scouts
Sync Grids will be updated allowing you select multiple options, have a preset feature and you'll be able to use Co-Op Sync Orbs without converting them
As the game reaches its second year anniversary, there will be more Sync Pairs available by playing the game. The current story will conclude and a new story will start
Dynamax is coming to Pokémon Masters EX around the two year anniversary of the game

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Ahead of tomorrow'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 Machop. If you purchased the Pokémon GO Tour Kanto ticket before Wednesday 13th January, the Research will also appear for you on the same day for free

The Great Farfetch'd Trial!

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Pokémon (2019)

The latest episode has aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash and Goh head to the Rock Tunnel for some training. 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.

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 Card Game - Shiny Star V

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Pokémon Sword & Shield - TCG Set Release

The Pokémon Company have officially revealed all the standard cards the next set for the Pokémon Sword & Shield TCG. This set comes in two sets the Single Strike Master, and the Rapid Strike Master and introduce the Battle Styles of Single Strike and Rapid Strike into the game. 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.
Single Strike Master
Rapid Strike Master

Pokémon Shirts

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Pokémon Shirts

A new set of Pokémon Shirts has been released by Original Stitch. These shirts come in three different designs focused on the Galar Starters: Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble.
Original Stitch have also kindly given us the code "Serebii" to use for Free Delivery of the shirts.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: New Pokémon Snap - New Info & Release Date + Pokémon Masters EX - Team Hoenn Unite Event

14-01-2021 06:00 GMT / 01:00 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 13:00: Pokémon Snap | Edit @ 18:09: Pokémon GO Trade Distance

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The latest news for New Pokémon Snap has been released. We're currently compiling all details so keep checking back. It is due for release on April 30th, further details forthcoming
This game has you explore the Lental Region and take photographs of over 200 Pokémon. Your task is to investigate the Illumina phenomenon for Professor Mirror on NEO One. There is a Pokédex to complete and Professor Mirror will evaluate your photgraphs based on the similar features as the original game: Pose, Size, Direction, Placement, Background, Other Pokémon and so forth. You can then register your photos into your Pokédex for that Pokémon.
Edit @ 13:10: We have added new images to our Pre-Release Screenshot Page
You can call Pokémon's attention using fluff fruit, they will eat it, or interact with it.
Edit @ 13:41: The game will require 6.8GB of space to download and is confirmed to be 1 Player. It supports Cloud Save backups and Touch Screen
Edit @ 13:55: We have created a page on the Lental Region. It'll be added with more as we explore through the game on launch
Edit @ 14:05: Created a page for the Lental Photodex which will list all available Pokémon and their locations

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

A new bonus has been announced for this weekend's Pokémon GO Community Day. From 19:00 UTC tomorrow, January 15th until 19:00 UTC on January 18th, you'll be able to make trades over a 40km distance as opposed to the usual 100 metres

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

The Team Hoenn Unite Solo Event is now live in Pokémon Masters EX. This event has you battle against a variety of trainers to earn Event Vouchers to exchange for a variety of items. It runs until January 28th 2021
In addition to this, a Spotlight Scout has begun which introduces the Sync Pair of May & Mudkip to the game. May will be permanently added to the Scouting pool following this scout. There is also another Spotlight Scout boosting the chances of getting Wally, Lisia and Phoebe

Pokémon Masters - Jessie

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Pokémon Masters EX

The Legendary Arena Entei event has now begun a renewed run. This run runs until January 28th at 06:00 UTC. If you already received the items for completion a previous time, you will not receive them again

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon 25th Anniversary + Pokémon GO Community Day + Pokémon Café Mix

13-01-2021 06:00 GMT / 01:00 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 12:36: Pokémon 25 | Edit @ 18:01: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 21:01: Pokémon GO Hoenn Event | Edit @ 21:57: Episode Title

Pokémon 25

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Pokémon

The Pokémon Company International have put out the first details of the Pokémon 25th anniversary celebrations. This starts with a video about the 25th anniversary as a rundown of what happened ending in a reveal of a collaboration with pop artist Katy Perry. They have also announced that they are teaming up with other big names but we'll provide full details as they come
It has also been announced that various Pokémon 25th anniversary merchandise will be released throughout the year
Edit @ 14:10: There will be Pokémon 25th Anniversary collaborations with the following brands and more: Build-a-Bear, Levi's, McDonalds, General Mills, Jawards, Scholastic, Mattel, Funko, PowerA and The Wand Company. In addition to that, there is to be Pokémon 25th anniversary related features in the Pokémon anime, video games, Pokémon GO and Pokémon Masters EX and more big announcements throughout the year

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO event. This event is the Hoenn Celebration Event and featured an increased focus of Hoenn Pokémon. It runs from January 19th 10:00 local time to January 24th 20:00 local time.
This event features increased spawns of Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Taillow, Loudred, Nosepass, Aron, Meditite, Roselia, Carvanha, Numel, Baltoy, and more
Skitty, Aron, Corphish, Lileep, Anorith, Bagon, & Beldum will be in 5km Eggs
There will be Field Research tasks that give Stardust or encounters with Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Aron, Plusle, Minun, Wailmer
Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Ralts, Aron & Bagon are in 1 Star raids while Breloom, Mawile, Grumpig, Spinda and Absol will appear in 3 star raids.
There will be a Collection Challenge that gives XP, Silver Pinap Berries and Incense
During this event, evolving Metang into Metagross will get you the move Meter Mash, previously a Community Day move in 2017
There will be Timed Research involving catching both Groudon and Kyogre in order to get an encounter with Rayquaza with the exclusive Charge Move of Hurricane. There is also a Free Remote Raid Pass box giving 3 Remote Raid Passes during this event

Following this event will be the Johto Celebration Event which runs from January 26th through 31st

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO Community Day on February 7th will focus on Roselia. This event will 25% Egg Distance and has 3 Hour Incense. However, it will also give out the moves Bullet Seed and Weather Ball to Roserade. Budew will also be available in 2km Eggs during the event. It will come with Timed Research to receive Sinnoh Stones and you will be able to purchase a ticket to receive Special Research "Smells like Roselia", which you'll also get for free if you have purchased the Pokémon GO Tour Kanto ticket.
The Community Day runs at 11am to 5pm in each local time zone

Pokémon: Café Mix Coverage

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Pokémon Café Mix

Pokémon Café Mix has received an update. This update has added 50 new Regular Order stages, with the addition of Whimsicott & various new gimmicks and offerings. We're currently compiling details for all these updates so be sure to keep checking back
Edit @ 08:08: Updated the Pokémon, Offerings, Gimmicks & Regular Orders pages with all the new details. It's confirmed the next batch of orders will be released on January 27th.

Pokémon Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

The next event has begun in Pokémon Café Mix. This event is the Chansey Team Event Event and adds a Chansey to the game as a Special Customer. Complete the tasks as a Team to earn stars to befriend it and level it up. It runs until January 27th 2020

Pokémon Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

The First Partner Pack has been revealed. For the Pokémon 25th anniversary, each month a special First Partner Pack will be released which will contain oversized cards featuring the starters of that region as well as 2 regular booster packs Feb. 26, 2021 - Pokémon TCG: First Partner Collector's Binder
March 5, 2021 - Pokémon TCG: First Partner Pack (Galar)
April 2, 2021 - Pokémon TCG: First Partner Pack (Alola)
May 7, 2021 - Pokémon TCG: First Partner Pack (Kalos)
June 4, 2021 - Pokémon TCG: First Partner Pack (Unova)
July 9, 2021 - Pokémon TCG: First Partner Pack (Sinnoh)
Aug. 6, 2021 - Pokémon TCG: First Partner Pack (Hoenn)
Sept. 3, 2021 - Pokémon TCG: First Partner Pack (Johto)
Oct. 8, 2021 - Pokémon TCG: First Partner Pack (Kanto)

Pokémon 2019

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Pokémon Journeys - News

A new set of Episode Titles have been released by Corocoro. This episode is due to air on February 12th and has Chloe & Eevee get lost in Glimwood Tangle
Episode 1144: The Tale of You and Me in Glimwood Tangle!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon GO - Sinnoh Event + Pokémon Masters EX - Hoenn Event

12-01-2021 08:01 GMT / 03:01 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Sinnoh Celebration Event is rolling out. This event runs from 10:00 local time to January 17th at 20:00 local time. It adds spawns of SInnoh Pokémon at high amounts, with Shiny Buizel now available . In addition to this, Heatran has returned to Raid Battles with this event until January 19th at 10:00 local time.

Pokémon Masters EX

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Pokémon Masters EX

The next event has been announced. This event is focused around the Hoenn characters. It adds the Sync Pair of May & Mudkip and runs from Thursday January 14th 2021

Pokémon: Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

It has been confirmed that there will be brand new Order stages added to Pokémon Café Mix this Wednesday including the addition of Whimsicott. It's currently unclear how many new stages will be added but we'll detail them in full as they are released so be sure to check back

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Max Raid Battles & Zarude Code + Pokémon GO - Sinnoh Event & GO Battle League

11-01-2021 07:04 GMT / 02:04 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 16:28: Zarude Code | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO - Sinnoh Event & GO Battle League

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Following this weekend's special Christmas event, the Max Raid Battle Event has reverted back to the Normal and Dragon-type event. From now until January 31st at 23:59 UTC, certain Normal and Dragon-type Pokémon including Gigantamax Snorlax and Duraludon are in Max Raid Battles..

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The newsletter that contains unique serial codes for Zarude are now starting to appear in email inboxes for players in Europe. This code gives players Zarude and needs to be redeemed by March 31st 2021

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Sinnoh Celebration Event is starting to run in Asia Pacific Regions and with that, Shiny Buizel is now available when the event starts. This event runs from 10:00 local time to January 17th at 20:00 local time. In addition to this, Heatran has returned to Raid Battles with this event until January 19th at 10:00 local time. We're currently compiling all details of this event so be sure to keep checking back

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO Battle League has now shifted to the allow for Great League with the addition of Frillish as a Reward Encounter. This will run until January 25th 2020 at 21:00 UTC

Pokémon Masters - Jessie

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Pokémon Masters

A new Special bonus has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. This is the Skyla 6 Star EX Rally and provides a variety of items through Missions for you to get Skyla to 6 Star EX including 3 Star Power-Ups, 4 Star Power-Ups and 5 Star Power-Ups. This is available from today until January 20th 2020

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Masters EX - Special Login Bonus + Pokémon of the Week

10-01-2021 08:06 GMT / 03:06 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 13:04: Pokémon of the Week | Edit @ 13:12: Pokémon Timeline

Pokémon Masters - Jessie

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Pokémon Masters

A new Special Login Bonus has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. If you log in for 10 days during its run, you'll get a total of 40 Skip Tickets and 500 Gems. This is available from today until January 20th 2020

Pokémon Timeline

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Pokémon Timeline

Ahead of Pokémon's 25th anniversary next month, we have created a new page to celebrate the 25 years of Pokémon and beyond: A Pokémon Timeline. This page details everything from games, to movies, to TCG, Pokémon Centers and more, this page details every major event that has happened in Pokémon. It'll be continually updated in the future for all future releases and connects to the various elements of the Serebii website where possible.

Pokémon of the Week - Slowking

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the sixtieth 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, Aminith & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the eighth generation. It drifted in on the flow of ocean waters from a frigid place. It keeps its head iced constantly to make sure it stays nice and cold. This Pokémon keeps its heat-sensitive head cool with ice. It fishes for its food, dangling its single hair into the sea to lure in prey. The hair on its head connects to the surface of its brain. When this Pokémon has something on its mind, its hair chills the air around it. So, here it is, the sixtieth entry, Eiscue

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon GO - Gucci Outfit Code + Pokémon Café Mix

09-01-2021 08:06 GMT / 03:06 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Following the start of the promotion on Monday, Niantic have released a code to let players get the The North Face x Gucci outfits in Pokémon GO rather than need you to spin the sponsored Poké Stops. This can be done through the code GXSD5CJ556NHG

Pokémon Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

The next event has begun in Pokémon Café Mix. This event is a repeat of the Grookey Special Customer Event, allowing you to level up Grookey or recruit it if you have previously not done so. It runs until January 13th 2021

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Skwovet Raid Event

08-01-2021 05:00 GMT / 00:00 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 10:05: Upcoming Anime Elements | Edit @ 10:22: Character Biography | Edit @ 10:42: Episode Details

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, the Normal & Dragon-type Pokémon have left raids and Pokémon such as Skwovet have returned with Shiny Skwovet and Greedent being available . 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 @ 05:11: We have updated our section with full details of this Max Raid Battle Event, as well as updated our ItemDex for TR locations.

Character Biography - Goh

In The Anime Department

Pokémon (2019) - Upcoming Details

In the new opening for the anime in Japan, it has been confirmed that alongside Bea, Korrina and the addition of Wikstrom, both Iris and Gary will be making return appearances in the anime. At present it's unclear how soon they'll return but we'll provide more details as they come.

Iris

Galar Fossils! Stick 'em Together!!

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Pokémon (2019)

The latest episode has aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash, Goh & Chloe go to Galar to help excavate some fossils. 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.

Character Biography - Ash

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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 obtained in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

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.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon GO - Sinnoh Event + Pokémon Masters EX - Electric & Steel Egg Event

07-01-2021 06:00 GMT / 01:00 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 21:07: Pokémon GO Spotlight Makeup Event

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO event. This event is the Sinnoh Celebration Event and featured an increased focus of Sinnoh Pokémon. It runs from January 12th 10:00 local time to January 17th 20:00 local time.
This event features increased spawns of Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Bidoof, Cranidos, Shieldon, Combee, Buizel, Drifloon, Glameow, Purugly, Hippopotas, Skorupi & Snover with Shiny Buizel appearing starting with this event
Kricketot, Budew, Cranidos, Shieldon, Bronzor, Bonsly, Hippopotas, Croagunk will be in 5km Eggs
There will be Field Research tasks that give Stardust or encounters with Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Cranidos, Shieldon or Buizel
Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Shinx, Buizel and Gible are in 1 Star raids while Lopunny, Hippowdon, Toxicroak, and Lumineon will appear in 3 star raids. There will be a Collection Challenge that gives Stardust, Magnetic Lure and 15 Ultra Balls
Following this event will be the Hoenn Celebration Event which runs from January 19th through 24th

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Following the issues with Snover Spotlight Hour in UTC+11, UTC+12 and UTC+13 regions last week, a new makeup event has been announced for them running at 18:00-19:00 local time on January 11th 2021. This event brings back all bonuses live at that time including 2* Catch Experience, 2* Transfer Experience and 2* Lucky Egg Duration
In addition to that, a Genesect Burn Drive Raid Hour Makeup event will run in Pokémon GO from 18:00 to 19:00 local time tomorrow, January 8th 2021, for UTC-3, UTC-4 and UTC-5 regions

Pokémon Masters - Egg Event

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Pokémon Masters

The Electric and Steel-type Egg Event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX. This event allows for players to get eggs of various Electric and Steel-type Pokémon to make Sync Pairs. You can get the Sync Pairs of Main Character & Pichu, Elekid, Magnemite & Voltorb with Shiny varaints of Pichu & Elekid being available
Alongside this, the Battle Villa has made a return, running from today until January 21st

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Journeys - Episode Title

06-01-2021 16:18 GMT / 11:18 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon 2019

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Pokémon Journeys - News

A new set of Episode Titles have been released by a Japanese TV Guide. These episodes are due to air on February 5th
Episode 1143: Sobble In Possible

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon GO - Unova Celebration Event

05-01-2021 07:32 GMT / 02:32 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:24 GMT
Edit @ 21:01: Pokémon GO Battle League

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Unova Celebration Event is starting to roll out in Pokémon GO. This event runs from 10:00 local time to 20:00 local time on January 10th & provides various boosts of Unova Pokémon alongside the addition of Shiny Snivy. In addition to it, new Raid Battles have begun including battles with Genesect Burn Drive.
Edit @ 21:24: In conjunction with this event, 3 new boxes have gone live
Special Box - 480 Coins - 2 Premium Battle Pass, 2 Incense, 2 Super Incubator, 30 Poke Ball
Ultra Box - 1480 Coins - 30 Ultra Balls, 16 Premium Battle Pass, 4 Super Incubator, 5 Incense
Adventure Box - 1480 Coins - 30 Ultra Balls, 13 Super Incubator, 5 Incense, 4 Egg Incubator

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced details for Pokémon GO Battle League Season 6 Part 2, starting on January 11th 2021 at 21:00 UTC. The league will again cycle through the previous leagues as well as some new ones:
From January 11th through January 25th, Great League will be the ruleset once more
From January 25th through February 8th, Ultra League and its Premier Cup will be the ruleset
From February 8th through February 15th, Master League and its Premier Cup, Master League Classic and a Special Cup that will be announced later will run
From February 15th through February 22nd, all three Leagues and Ultra League's Premier Cup will be available
From February 22nd to March 1st, the Kanto Cup will return with a CP limit of 1500 and only allowing Pokémon #001-#151. This league will not affect your rating
From the start of this half, Frillish will be available in Pokémon GO, only as a GO Battle League reward from Rank 20 with a guaranteed encounter at Rank 20
There will also be some changes to moves:
Ember: This Fire-type Fast Attack will now deal more damage.
Karate Chop: This Fighting-type Fast Attack will now generate more energy.
Bubble: This Water-Type Fast Attack will now deal less damage.
Razor Leaf: This Grass-Type Fast Attack will now deal less damage.
Crabhammer: This Water-type Charged Attack will now deal more damage.
Sky Attack: This Flying-type Charged Attack will now deal less damage.
Rock Slide: This Rock-type Charged Attack will now deal less damage.
Shadow Bone: This Ghost-type Charged Attack will now deal less damage.
Finally, the following Pokémon will get new moves:
Vulpix & Ninetales - Weather Ball Fire
Alolan Vulpix & Alolan Ninetales - Weather Ball Ice
Politoed - Weather Ball Water
Primeape - Ice Punch
Claydol - Shadow Ball, Ice Beam
Porygon2 - Tri Attack
Excadrill - Mud Shot

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon GO - Unova Challenge + Pokémon Masters EX - Silver & Ho-Oh Event + Pokémon Café Mix - Sobble Event

04-01-2021 06:00 GMT / 01:00 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 22:11 GMT
Edit @ 06:43: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 08:27: Pokémon Masters EX Egg Event | Edit @ 12:07: Pokémon GO x Gucci | Edit @ 18:04: Pokémon GO Kanto Tour | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO Battle League | Edit @ 22:11: More Gucci Poké Stop Locations

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Ahead of the Unova Celebration Event that runs from tomorrow at 10:00 local time to 22:00 local time on January 10th, a special Unova Collection Challenge has gone live. Previously announced but not detailed, this challenge requires you to catch certain Pokémon and if you manage to collect each of them, you'll get a myriad of rewards. We've updated our event section to include details on the challenge
Edit @ 07:51: It seems this feature went live early for some players and Niantic have stopped it appearing until the event unless players already activated it. We'll provide full details as they come

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have revealed a competition to get your player character to appear as a battleable CPU controlled character in the Pokémon GO Tour Kanto event next month, with players being able to complete Timed Research for battling. All players regardless of if they bought a ticket can battle these trainers.
From now until January 12th at 07:59 UTC, you can send in a Twitter screenshot of your Trainer profile alongside 3 Kanto Pokémon that make up the team (excluding Ditto, Legendary and Mythical Pokémon) and the hashtag #PokemonGOTourContest inorder to get yourself a chance of appearing on the map for players to battle. Players will be judged based on theme, team composition and avatar creativity.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

A new sponsored promotion is now live in Pokémon GO. If you spin certain Sponsored PokéStops in Japan from The North Face x Gucci, you'll get a special hat, backpack and T-Shirt. This is rolling out in the following areas:
Europe, Africa & Middle East:
Milan, Florence, Rome, Paris, Cannes, Madrid, London, Moscow, Vienna, Brussels, Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Kuwait City, Monaco, Amsterdam, Doha, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Barcelona, Geneva, Istanbul, Dubai, Abu Dhabi
Americas
Toronto, Vancouver, New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, King of Prussia, Palm Desert, Scottsdale, Houston, Honolulu, Orlando, Paramus, Manhasset, Las Vegas, Beverly Hills, Miami, Tysons, Boston, Troy, Costa Mesa, San Diego, Seattle, Dallas, Washington DC, Nashville
Latin America
Sao Paulo, Santiago, Monterrey, Mexico City
Asia
Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore, Osaka, Tokyo, Macau, Kanazawa, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Sendai, Yokohama, Kobe, Sapporo, Nagoya, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Singapore, Taipei, Taichung
Australia
Sydney, Melbourne
At present it's not known for how long you'll receive these items or if they'll make the clothing available elsewhere

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO Battle League has now shifted to the allow for all the leagues: Great League, Ultra League, Master League and Ultra League Premier. This will run until January 11th 2020 at 21:00 UTC

Pokémon Masters - Egg Event

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Pokémon Masters

The next Egg Event has been officially announced for Pokémon Masters EX. This event runs from January 7th 2021 and allows for players to get eggs of various Electric and Steel-type Pokémon to make Sync Pairs. You can get the Sync Pairs of Main Character & Pichu, Elekid, Magnemite & Voltorb with Shiny varaints of Pichu & Elekid being available

Pokémon Masters - Pure Hearts & Rainbow Wings

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Pokémon Masters

The Pure Hearts & Rainbow Wings Legenday Event is now live in Pokémon Masters EX with a repeat run. This event runs until January 15th 2021 and tells the story of the appearance of Ho-Oh, culminating in getting Silver & Ho-Oh with various Item Exchanges

Pokémon Café Mix

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Pokémon Café Mix

The next event has begun in Pokémon Café Mix. This event is a repeat of the Sobble Special Customer Event, allowing you to level up Sobble or recruit it if you have previously not done so. It runs until January 9th 2021

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Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

03-01-2021 13:00 GMT / 08:00 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 13:00 GMT

Pokémon of the Week - Slowking

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the fifty-ninth entry into the Generation VIII competitive field with a Johto Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Psynergy, Jellal, Aminith & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the second generation. A combination of toxins and the shock of evolving has increased Shellder's intelligence to the point that Shellder now controls Slowking. While chanting strange spells, this Pokémon combines its internal toxins with what it's eaten, creating strange potions. So, here it is, the fifty-ninth entry, Slowking

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Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Max Raid Battle Event & Ranked Battle + Pokémon Masters EX - New Years Event

01-01-2021 00:00 GMT / 19:00 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:00 GMT
Edit @ 06:00: Pokémon Masters EX | Edit @ 06:45: Ranked Battle | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Wild Area Event has now shifted in Pokémon Sword & Shield. With this, the Fire and Ice-type Pokémon have left the boosted raids and with this, various Normal & Dragon Pokémon have been added including Gigantamax Snorlax and Gigantamax Duraludon. We're currently compiling all details of the event so be sure to keep checking back. This event runs until 23:59 UTC on January 31st
Edit @ 00:11: We have updated our section with full details of this Max Raid Battle Event, as well as updated our ItemDex for TR locations.

Pokémon Masters - Jessie

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Pokémon Masters

The Season's Greetings Story Event is now live in Pokémon Masters EX. This event runs until January 14th 2021 and tells the story of Lance and Lillie sending out New Years Cards
In addition to that, 2 Seasonal Scouts are now live that introduce the Sync Pairs of Lance & Gyarados & Lillie & Ribombee
There is also a special Happy New Year Rally with a Mission Bingo card to complete

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Research Breakthrough Pokémon have shifted. From now until February 1st at 21:00 UTC, when you unlock a Research Breakthrough reward, the Pokémon will be Chansey and, with this, Field Research is shifting

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

From now until 10:00 local time on January 5th, Ho-Oh will appear as the 5 Star Raid Boss. This follows on from Kyurem being in raids all through December

Pokémon Sword & Shield - VGC Ruleset

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Pokémon Sword & Shield - VGC Ruleset

Ranked Battle Series 7/Season 14 is now live. This ruleset adds all Pokémon that were added with The Crown Tundra and brings back the 16 banned Pokémon from the previous season. This will run from January 1st at 04:00 UTC to January 31st at 23:59 UTC. With this, the rewards that you'll get after this month's Season have also been announced including the addition of Dynite Ore as a reward

Pokémon Sword & Shield - Gift

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Pokémon Sword & Shield - Ranked Battle Rewards

The thirteenth season of Pokémon Sword & Shield's Ranked Battle has come to an end and with it, the rewards for participation in battles is now live. To get them, you need to check your ranking in the Ranked Battle mode and then go to Mystery Gift > Receive via Battle Stadium. These rewards include BP and items range from Armorite Ore up to Bottle Caps depending upon your placement. We have full details of the rewards in our Ranked Battle section

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