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

29-03-2020 10:50 BST / 05:50 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 13:20 BST
Edit @ 13:20: Pokémon of the Week

I Am Ditto!

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 & Go trying to help find a missing Ditto that ran away from a movie set after its transformations failed. 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 obtained in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Pokémon of the Week - Rapidash

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the eighteenth 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. Five of them are troopers, and one is the brass. The brass's orders are absolute. The six of them work together as one Pokémon. Teamwork is also their battle strategy, and they constantly change their formation as they fight. So, here it is, the eighteenth entry, Falinks

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Masters - Team Skull Crash Course

27-03-2020 06:00 GMT / 02:00 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for Sword & Shield Expansion Pass 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: 20:00 GMT
Edit @ 18:49: Pokémon Shirts | Edit @ 20:00: GO Battle League

Pokémon Masters - Team Skull Crash Course

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Pokémon Masters

The next Story Event is live in Pokémon Masters. This is the Team Skull Crash Course event and focuses on the Sync Pairs of Guzma & Golisopod and Plumeria & Salazzle. This Story Event continues the new feature of an Event Map which has you decide a path to get to the main stages using Travel Tokens.
A standard Sync Pair Scout featuring Guzma & Golisopod & Plumeria & Salazzle is also running until April 14th
150 Gems are also being given to each player to tie in with this event
There's also a new Bingo Panel for the Battle Villa which runs until April 14th giving various rewards based on your completion in the villa

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Psychic Spectacular event in Pokémon GO is rolling out. This event runs from March 27th at 08:00 local time until March 30th at 22:00 local time and features an increase in Psychic-type Pokémon spawns, the introduction of Shiny Baltoy and the addition of Solosis & Gothita

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

To tie in with the release of the first Johto variants of Pokémon Shirts, four new shirts have been added to Pokémon GO based on these shirts. These shirts feature Ledyba, Unown, Smoochum and Skiploom and cost 200 Coins a piece

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

GO Battle League Season 1 has fnow shifted to the Ultra League format. This format will run for two weeks until April 10th 2020 at 20:00 UTC

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Expansion Pass News + Max Raid Battle Event + Pokémon GO Psychic Spectacular

26-03-2020 00:05 GMT / 20:05 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 23:27 GMT
Edit @ 07:53: Online Competition | Edit @ 14:00: Expansion Pass News | Edit @ 18:40: Team GO Rocket | Edit @ 19:00: Pokémon GO Psychic Spectacular | Edit @ 23:27: Pokémon GO Safari Zone

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The latest news for Pokémon Sword & Shield has been released. We're currently compiling all details so keep checking back
Kubfu will evolve based on the Tower you take during the story of the Isle of Armor. They are the Tower of Two Fists and there's Water and Darkness. Darkness has Kubfu evolve into Single Strike Style and Water into Rapid Strike Style
Your starters can Gigantamax based on your completion. G-Max Drum Solo is Rillaboom' G-Max Move. G-Max Fireball is Cinderace's G-Max Move. G-Max Hydrosnipe is Inteleon's G-Max Move. They each ignore Abilities
The Expansion Pass comes with new Card backgrounds and frames.
Players who purchase before August 31st receive Leon's Cap and Tights. This will be distributed through Mystery Gift -> Receive Via Internet when the DLC launches and will run until August 31st
Edit @ 14:19: We have added over a dozen new screenshots to our Pre-Release Screenshot Page
Edit @ 14:27: Updated our DLC Gigantamax Forms Page
Edit @ 14:38: Updated our DLC New Pokémon Page
Edit @ 15:41: Updated the Isle of Armor Expansion Pass Page

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Wild Area Event has now shifted in Pokémon Sword & Shield. With this, Snorlax, Machamp and Gengar have left the boosted raids and with this, the following Pokémon are added: Gigantamax Copperajah, Charizard, Garbodor & Duraludon. We're currently cataloguing all elements. They will run until April 27th at 23:59 UTC
Edit @ 00:20: 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 Sword & Shield

Registration for the 2020 International Challenge April online competition is now live. This competition, 2020 International Challenge April, is a Double Battle competition runs VGC Rules. Download Rules are also now available for this competition.
Registration is open from until April 9th 23:59 UTC. Battles will run from April 10th00:00 UTC to April 12th 23:59 UTC. All players get a special Casual Tee (Great Ball Guy).

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Psychic Spectacular event in Pokémon GO is starting to roll out. This event runs from March 27th at 08:00 local time until March 30th at 22:00 local time and features an increase in Psychic-type Pokémon spawns, the introduction of Shiny Baltoy and the addition of Gothita, Gothorita and Gothitelle with Gothita spawning during the evenings.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

It has been confirmed that the curren Team GO Rocket research and the ability to get Shadow Entei has been extended in Pokémon GO until the end of April

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Pokémon GO Safari Zone event is now starting to run for people who kept their ticket for Safari Zone St. Louis and will run at the local time that matches the event ticket. This event features various spawns of Pokémon including a Safari Hat Pikachu and Shiny Teddiursa. At present it's unclear when Teddiursa will be shiny around the world. We'll be compiling all the event over the coming day

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Masters Team Skull Event + Pokémon Rumble Rush - New Event

25-03-2020 06:05 GMT / 02:05 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 08:05 GMT
Edit @ 08:05: Pokémon Masters Team Skull Event

Pokémon Masters - Lurking Shadow

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Pokémon Masters

It has been confirmed that the next story event, Team Skull Crash Course, will run in Pokémon Masters very soon. Alongside this, a special Guzma & Plumeria Spotlight Scout has also been announced to run which will add the Sync Pairs of Guzma & Golisopod and Plumeria & Salazzle into the game

Pokémon Rumble Rush

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Pokémon Rumble Rush

The new event has started in Pokémon Rumble Rush. This event, Sky-High Rayquaza, Descend!, is focused on an island based around Rayquaza and contains various Pokémon, all Hoenn Pokémon, new Gears and more. It runs for three weeks, until April 15th. 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 Rayquaza Sea

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition Reward + Pokémon GO - Today View

24-03-2020 00:42 GMT / 20:42 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 12:10 GMT
Edit @ 07:32: Ranking Reward | Edit @ 12:10: Pokémon GO Safari Zone

Pokémon Masters Event

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Rankings are now live in Pokémon Sword & Shield for this weekend's Extreme Speed! Single Battles!! Online Competition. To check the results you need to go to VS and then into the Battle Stadium feature and check previous competitions. With this, once you have checked your results, you can now receive the 50 BP gift if you go to Mystery Gift and select Get Battle Stadium Rewards

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced a new quality of life feature that will be coming soon to Pokémon GO. This feature is the Today View and will allow for you to see any current event effects, any Pokémon you have in gyms, any streaks you are on for capture and PokéStop spinning and any upcoming events. It's currently unclear when this will be released

Pokémon

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

It has been announced that the special Lugia Raid Weekend event, due to start on March 24th, has been cancelled due to the current health concerns. There's no further details on if this event will be rescheduled. With this, it is also confirmed that Cobalion will continue to be in Raids and GO Battle League until March 31st

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have detailed the play at home elements for people with Safari Zone tickets, starting with the one at St. Louis due this weekend. Players with a ticket will get boosted spawns of all the Pokémon set to be in the Safari Zone. Incense will have even more strength and a single incense will last for 8 hours. The Special Research has been altered to be completed wherever you can play and will offer Poké Ball rewards

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Masters - New Update

23-03-2020 06:45 GMT / 02:45 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:39 GMT
Edit @ 20:03: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 21:39: Poké Ball Box

Pokémon Masters - The Strongest There Is

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Pokémon Masters

DeNA have put out a new update for Pokémon Masters. This update adds the next few Sync Pairs that will be available but also some new features
The most notable feature is you now have the ability to create a team of 9 Sync Pairs and tackle the Co-Op Battle stages on your own. Only the center Sync Pair can be controlled and will gain experience during this. EX Challenges cannot be done in this way

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have detailed for how long the current measures to GO Battle League will last. These measures have been put in place due to the current global health concerns.
First, the ability to play GO Battle League without paying coins or walking is to run until April 13th 2020
Secondly, the ability to battle people on your Friend List who are Good Friends or higher will run until May 1st 2020

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

In light of the current global conditions, Niantic have put up another box. Following the one giving 30 Incense for 1 Coin, we now have another one-time use box that gives you 100 Poké Balls also for 1 Coin.
Edit @ 21:52: It has been announced that these bundles will rotate weekly at 20:00 UTC each Monday.. Players can now open 30 gifts a day, and carry up to 20, and gifts will contain more Poké Balls. You'll also get 3* Stardust and experience for the first Pokémon catch of the day

Until Next Time, See Ya

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

22-03-2020 09:51 GMT / 05:51 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 14:21 GMT
Edit @ 13:00: Pokémon of the Week | Edit @ 14:21: Serebii Crossword

Ash Joins In! The Pokémon World Championships!!

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Pokémon (2019) - Episode Pictures

As usual, we have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash challenge his first trainer in the Pokémon World Championships, one of Lt. Surge's deputy trainers at Vermilion City Gym. 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 obtained in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Pokémon of the Week - Rapidash

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the seventeenth 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, & Mcdanger. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the first generation. Little can stand up to its psycho cut. Unleashed from this Pokémon's horn, the move will punch a hole right through a thick metal sheet. Brave and prideful, this Pokémon dashes airily through the forest, its steps aided by the psychic power stored in the fur on its fetlocks. So, here it is, the seventeenth entry, Rapidash

Serebii Crossword

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Serebii Crossword

As we are in some uncertain times, we have brought back the Serebii Crossword. Over the next couple of months, on some Sundays, a new Serebii Crossword will go live. This will be a 100 Word Crossword featuring various clues for things across all aspects of Pokémon: Games, Anime, TCG, Movies, Spin-offs and so forth, in a similar manner to the Advent Calendar

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Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition

20-03-2020 07:42 GMT / 03:42 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 08:10 GMT
Edit @ 08:10: Max Raid Battle Event

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The next online competition has begun. This competition, Extreme Speed! Single Battles!, is a Single Battle competition runs unique rules with shorter times. It also bans Dynamax and Pokémon Preview. It allows for any Pokémon currently in Sword & Shield to be used, even if transferred from Pokémon HOME. Download Rules are also now available for this competition.
Match Time: 10 Minutes
Player Time: 5 Minutes
Turn Time: 10 Seconds
Pokémon Select Time: 30 Seconds
Battles per day: 15
Pokémon Used: Bring from 1 Pokémon for the battle.
Battles run from March 20th 00:00 UTC to March 22nd 23:59 UTC. All players will get 50BP when rankings go live

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Yesterday, a new Max Raid Battle event started. Since it started, we have learned of a new element of the event where every non-Gigantamax Pokémon in 3 Star raids and above are 100% guaranteed their Hidden Ability. As such, we have updated our Event page to list the abilities you can get from each Pokémon you find

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Thursday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Max Raid Battle Event & Dynamax Crystal Event + Pokémon Master + Pokémon TCG

19-03-2020 05:03 GMT / 01:03 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 21:26 GMT
Edit @ 05:30: Dynamax Crystal Event | Edit @ 06:02: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 06:15: Pokémon TCG | Edit @ 09;27: LINE | Edit @ 20:00: Pokémon GO Genesect Event

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Wild Area Event has now shifted in Pokémon Sword & Shield. With this, various Version Rare Pokémon will start to appear in Max Raid Battles with a myriad of rare rewards including fossils. We're currently cataloguing all elements. it runs until March 25th at 23:59 UTC.
Edit @ 05:20: 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 Sword & Shield

A new event has been announced for Japan. This event comes as part of a Pokémon Collection Guide which will be given in various stores such as Tsutaya, Geo and more in Japan on March 27th 2020. With this guide you will get serial codes to unlock Dynamax Crystals to obtain a Max Raid Battle for Stonjourner and Eiscue. The code can be redeemed until April 30th 2020

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Genesect Weekend event in Pokémon GO is starting to roll out. This event runs from March 20th at 08:00 local time until March 23rd at 22:00 local time and features an increase in Normal, Fire, Electric, Water & Ice-type Pokémon spawns, the introduction of Shiny Nincada and double catch and hatch Stardust.
This event runs alongside the A Drive To Investigate Ticketed Event which adds unique Special Research which results in getting Genesect. This needs to be accessed by March 26th but can be completed at any time after it has been started. We're currently cataloguing all elements of this research
Edit @ 21:15: The Raid Bosses have changed with this event. We're currently in the process of cataloguing them all now
Edit @ 21:26: We now have full detials of the A Drive To Investigate Special Research

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO - Limited Research Day

It has been announced that Landorus will be coming to Raid Battles and to GO Battle League Rewards (for Rank 4 and above) from March 31st 2020 at 20:00 UTC to April 21st 2020 at 20:00 UTC.

Pokémon Masters - Ghost-type Training Event

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Pokémon Masters

The next Pokémon Masters Spotlight Scout has begun. This introduces the Sync Pair of Fantina 7 Mismagius through a new Sync Pair Scout which will run until April 2nd 2020.

Pokémon Card Game - VMAX Charizard Pokémon Card Game - VMAX Charizard

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Pokémon Sword & Shield - TCG Set Reveal

The Pokémon Company have full unveiled the cards in the special VMAX Decks announced last week. These decks are to be released next week and focus on Gigantamax Charizard and Gigantamax Grimmsnarl and introduce both of them into the game. With this, we've updated our section accordingly. Click the respective image to go to the respective page. As such, our card listing and the associated Cardex have been updated with the details of this set.

Pokémon - LINE Stickers

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Pokémon - LINE Stickers

For those of you who have the social media app, LINE on your iOS, Android or Windows Mobile devices, The Pokémon Company have put out some new stickers for Japan. These stickers are somewhat customisable and feature various Pokémon and trainers throughout Pokémon history. They cost 240¥/Ł1.49/$1.99

LINE LINE

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Wednesday: Pokémon - Switch Game Updates

18-03-2020 02:55 GMT / 22:55 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 18:31 GMT
Edit @ 08:04: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 12:03: Pokémon GO Safari Zone

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Some new updates have gone live for Nintendo Switch Pokémon software. First Pokémon Sword & Shield has received a new update bringing the game to Version 1.1.1. This update provides various undisclosed bug fixes including one which causes the game to crash if someone sends you a hacked Pokémon. We're currently working out what it fixes
Next, Pokémon HOME has updated to Version 1.0.1, also fixing various undisclosed issues
Finally Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX has been updated to Version 1.0.2, fixing an error that causes the game to have problems when you dismiss Pokémon after your first two Pokémon have fainted

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

It has been confirmed that, due to the current global public health concerns, the Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Liverpool next month and Philadelphia in May are to be postponed indefinitely. Players will be able to request a refund before April 15th for Liverpool and May 6th for Philadelphia. If you don't get a refund, you will get Safari Zone encounter and Special Research globally during the event hours. They are currently looking at later dates for the event.
Edit @ 18:31: It is confirmed that players who purchased a Safari Zone City Explorer Pass will have increased Lure and Incense duration and reduced Egg Hatch Distance will be active during both original and rescheduled event weekends

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 Fantina & Mismagius. It is expected to arrive in a few days

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon GO - Raid Weekend + Pokémon Twilight Wings + Play! Pokémon Event Cancellation

17-03-2020 13:00 GMT / 09:00 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 20:16 GMT
Edit @ 20:00: Pokémon GO | Edit @ 20:16: Event Ticket

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The special extended Raid Weekend has begun. From now until 20:00 UTC on Monday March 23rd, Cobalion will now be appearing as both a Level 5 Raid Boss and as a GO Battle League Reward. With this, it will have the special event only move of Sacred Sword and its Shiny variant will now be available

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The ticket for the upcoming event, A Drive To Investigate is now available to purchase in Pokémon GO. This ticket will give you access to various rewards and Special Research to get the Mythical Pokémon, Genesect

Pokémon Twilight Wings

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Pokémon Twilight Wings

The third 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 @ 13:11: Our Anime Dex is now updated with the contents of Twilight Wings Episode 3

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Play! Pokémon

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Play! Pokémon

It has been confirmed that all Play! Pokémon sanctioned events have been cancelled until May 14th 2020 across the globe. This includes all Pokémon Regional Championships, Special Events, League Challenges, League Cups, Premier Challenges, Midseason Showdowns, and Prerelease tournaments

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Masters - Events

16-03-2020 06:05 GMT / 02:05 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 06:05 GMT

Pokémon Masters - Ghost-type Training Event

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Pokémon Masters

The next Pokémon Masters event has begun. This event introduces the Sync Pair of Sabrina & Alakazam through a new Sync Pair Scout which will run until March 30th 2020.
Alongside this, a special Ghost-type Training Event is to run. This event allows for you to quickly train up your Ghost-type Pokémon.
Finally, the Battle Villa has rotated a new run in

Until Next Time, See Ya

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

15-03-2020 09:25 GMT / 05:25 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: 13:00 GMT
Edit @ 09:47: Episode Pictures | Edit @ 13:00: Pokémon of the Week

Scorbunny Use Your Flaming Kick! Face Tomorrow!!

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 Scorbunny trying to learn the move Ember. 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 obtained in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Pokémon of the Week - Gastrodon

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the sixteenth 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. It secretes a purple fluid to deter enemies. This fluid isn't poisonous—instead, it's super sticky, and once it sticks, it's very hard to unstick. Its body is covered in a sticky slime. It's very susceptible to dehydration, so it can't spend too much time on land. Its search for food sometimes leads it onto land, where it leaves behind a sticky trail of slime as it passes through. The softness of its body helps disperse the force of impacts, so although its body is uncommonly squishy, it's also surprisingly resilient. So, here it is, the sixteenth entry, Gastrodon

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - New Screenshots

14-03-2020 07:40 GMT / 03:40 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 08:06 GMT
Edit @ 08:06: Pokémon Masters

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Today, The Pokémon Company in Japan released the full details of the upcoming Shiny Celebi and Zarude distributions for Pokémon Sword & Shield. With this, we got out first additional look at Zarude in the games using various attacks. As such, we've added these screenshots to our pre-release screenshot page.

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 Sabrina & Alakazam. It is expected to arrive in a few days

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon HOME - Fixes + Pokémon GO Battle League & Community Day + Pokémon Masters

13-03-2020 04:58 GMT / 00:58 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 23:34 GMT
Edit @ 07:29: Pokémon Masters | Edit @ 08:32: Pokémon HOME | Edit @ 15:00: Corviknight Event | Edit @ 20:00: GO Battle League | Edit @ 21:28: Regional Championships | Edit @ 23:34: Pokémon GO

Pokémon HOME

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Pokémon HOME

Following the issues that have plagued Pokémon HOME of late, Game Freak have pushed out a server side fix that has seemingly fixed the missing challenges when you've already redeemed then and the Magearna gift. The Magearna gift no longer requires a Living Pokédex but just a full National Pokédex. We're still investigating reports on the fix so be sure to keep checking back

Pokémon Sword & Shield - Corviknight Event

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Pokémon Sword & Shield - Corviknight Event

The special Japanese Dynamax Crystal event to get a Gigantamax Corviknight has begun. If you purchase the issue of CoroCoro out on March 14th, you'll get the code for the item ☆And337 which will activate a Gigantamax Corviknight raid at the Watchtower Ruins. This Corviknight has 4 guaranteed max IVs, its Hidden Ability and the move Steel Beam.

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

GO Battle League Season 1 has finally begun. From now until May 1st 2020, you'll be able to battle to get yourself up to Rank 10 and with this come various rewards. First Rufflet and Braviary are now available as rewards once you reach Rank 7 and Pikachu Libre will start to appear at Rank 10 as a guarantee and players who get to Rank 10 will unlock an outfit and pose based on Hoenn Champion Steven Stone. We're currently compiling all rewards on our special Season 1 page. Great League (March 13th - March 27th)
Ultra League (March 27th - April 10th)
Master League (April 10th - April 24th)
All Leagues (April 24th - May 1st)

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have confirmed that, for the next 30 days, you'll be able to partake in GO Battle League battles without the walking requirement and you will be able to send out Trainer Battle invites to Good Friends or higher. This is in order to help players considering the current global health crisis

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

It has been confirmed that during the Community Day previously set for Sunday will be postponed due to the current global health crisis. Along with this, from now until further notice, you can buy 30 Incense for 1 Coin, have half incubator distance, get more gifts and Pokémon will spawn more frequently

Pokémon Masters - The Strongest There Is

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Pokémon Masters

Pokémon Masters has put out some further details on future updates to the game.
First, they'll be updating Legendary Events again to reduce the number of replays required to get important items and adjusting rewards
Next, they're going to alter the Sync Grid system and are planning for future updates
They are going to start adding more difficult battles. The first are Legendary Arena where you have to battle against Legendary Pkémon. This lets you use many sync pairs and have the attack pattern change when the HP is lowered. This is to debut in the summer and they recommend powering up Water-type Sync Pairs
They're going to make content basd on the Elite Four and Champions
There will be more medals and achievements given in the future.
As seen in the trailer on Pokémon Day, they'll be adding Pokémon Eggs. This will let you be able to choose more Pokémon to team with your Player Character
They're working on a feature that will give you some boosts based on your team composition such as only trainers from Kanto or only Water-types

Pokémon Masters - The Strongest There Is

In The Games Department

Pokémon Regional Championships

With the current global health crisis, some more Pokémon Regional Championships have unfortunately been cancelled in order to keep players and staff safe.
Toronto (March 13-15)
Charlotte (March 20-22)
Joinville, Santa Catarina (March 28-29)
Salt Lake City (April 4-5)

Pokémon Card Game - VMAX Charizard Pokémon Card Game - VMAX Charizard

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Pokémon Sword & Shield - TCG Set Reveal

The Pokémon Company have announced a small pair of Theme Decks in Japan that focus on specific Pokémon. These decks focus on Gigantamax Charizard and Gigantamax Grimmsnarl and introduce both of them into the game. With this, we've updated our section accordingly. Click the respective image to go to the respective page. As such, our card listing and the associated Cardex have been updated with the details of this set.

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