Tuesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Galar Beginnings Results & Reward + Pokémon Masters - Holiday Event

10-12-2019 09:08 GMT / 04:08 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 18:50: Sword & Shield | Edit @ 20:05: Pokkén Tournament DX | Edit @ 21:03: Pokémon GO

Pokémon Masters Event

In The Pokémon Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Rankings are now live in Pokémon Sword & Shield for this weekend's Galar Beginnings 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 the Pokémon GO details for the next month. First, from December 16th, different Pokémon will start appearing in eggs.
Next, Virizion enters Raid Battles on December 17th until January 7th
A special Lugia & Ho-Oh Raid Weekend will run from December 20th through December 23rd
A Holidays 2019 event will run from December 24th 00:00 local time zone to January 1st 23:59 local time zone. This features Pichu, Pikachu & Raichu wearing Beanies and Stantler wearing bells. Cubchoo and various Ice-type Pokémon will spawn more, Cryogonal will appear only in Glacial Lures. Shiny Stantler and Shiny Snover will also appear. New Shadow Pokémon will also appear during the event including Delibird. There's also special winter themed avatar items, event field research. 7km Eggs will feature Alolan Sandshrew, Alolan Vulpix, Pikachu in a beanie and Stantler with Bells. Raid Battles will include Raichu wearing a beanie and Stantler wearing Bells in 2 star eggs
Special bonuses will also run during this event. You can open 40 gifts a day and carry 20 gifts at a time and you'll get one guaranteed single use Incubator a day from a Poké Stop. There are also special bonuses
December 24th/25th - 2* Capture Candy & 2* Transfer Candy
December 26th/27th - 2* Catch Stardust
December 28th/29th - 2* Catch Experience
December 30th/31st & January 1st - 50% Egg Distance
Finally, on Saturday December 28th from 11am to 7pm local time, a special winter weekend event will run:
This event features 2 hour Glacial Lure Modules, Glaceon with Last Resort from evolution, Regice being in Raid Battles and 2 further free raid passes
Edit @ 21:28: We have created our usual special event page for both the Holiday 2019 Event and the special Winter Weekend Event

Pokémon Masters Event

In The Pokémon Department

Pokémon Masters

The next story event has been announced for Pokémon Masters. This event is a Holiday themed Rosa's Party event and features Rosa wanting to host a party with Siebold's help. This will run on Thursday in conjunction with special Seasonal Scouts for both Holiday Rosa and Holiday Siebold

Pokémon Masters Event

In The Pokémon Department

Pokkén Tournament DX

The Pokkén Tournament DX Championship Series for 2020 has been announced. There are four different events that players can compete in in the hopes of getting a place at the Pokémon World Championships in London next year. The Competition Format is the same as last year running on Pokkén Tournament DX with Team Battles:
Oceania International Championships - Melbourne, Australia - February 21-23 - Two Masters & One Senior get an invite
Europe International Championships - Berlin, Germany - April 17-19 - Four Masters & Two Seniors get an invite
North America International Championships - June 26-28 - Four Masters & Two Seniors get an invite
Last Chance Qualifier Pokémon World Championships - London, England - Date TBD
The Prize Structure is as follows:
International Championship Events
Masters Division
1st place: $1,250 and Worlds invitation
2nd place: $1,000 and Worlds invitation
3rd place: $750 and Worlds invitation*
4th place: $600 and Worlds invitation*
5th place tie: $450 each
7th place tie: $250 each
*Note: Only two players from the Oceania International Championships receive invitations.
Senior Division
1st place: Nintendo Switch console, 72 Pokémon Trading Card Game booster packs, and Worlds invitation
2nd place: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, 36 Pokémon Trading Card Game booster packs, and Worlds invitation*
3rd place: 36 Pokémon Trading Card Game booster packs
*Note: Only one player from the Oceania International Championships receives an invitation.

Pokémon World Championships
1st place: $6,000
2nd place: $4,000
3rd place: $3,000
4th place: $2,000
5th place tie: $1,500 each
7th place tie: $1,000 each

Senior Division
1st place: $3,000 Pokémon Visa® Prepaid Card
2nd place: $1,500 Pokémon Visa Prepaid Card
3rd place: $500 Pokémon Visa Prepaid Card

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon GO - Style Item + Pokémon TCG - Japanese Set

09-12-2019 11:13 GMT / 06:13 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 18:25: Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

A new customisation item is now available to all players of Pokémon GO. In the hats section, both male and female avatars are able to get Pearl Earrings for free. It's currently unclear what the promotion to get these items is for but we'll provide full details as they come.

Pokémon Card Game - GG End

In The Trading Card Game Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield - TCG Set Announced

A new upcoming set has been announced for Japan via retailers. This set is called Rebellion Crash and is due for release in Japan on March 6th 2020. It contains over 96 cards and contains cards focusing on Pokémon such as Toxtricity. Further details are not currently known

Until Next Time, See Ya

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

08-12-2019 09:48 GMT / 04:48 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 13:23: Pokémon of the Week

Let's Go to the Galar Region! An Encounter with Scorbunny!!

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 travelling to the Galar Region. 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.

Pokémon of the Week - Cinderace

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the second 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. It juggles a pebble with its feet, turning it into a burning soccer ball. Its shots strike opponents hard and leave them scorched. It's skilled at both offense and defense, and it gets pumped up when cheered on. But if it starts showboating, it could put itself in a tough spot. So, here it is, the second entry, Cinderace

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon GO - Raid Day

07-12-2019 07:32 GMT / 02:32 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Today is the special Evolution Event Raid Day. From 11am to 2pm local time, Raid Battles will be held at all gyms. These Raid Battles feature Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur, Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard, Squirtle, Wartortle and Blastoise and will all be available shiny. All players will get 5 free raid passes today as well

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Online Competition

06-12-2019 07:18 GMT / 02:18 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Battles for the first Pokémon Sword & Shield Online Competition have begun. This competition is the Galar Beginnings and is a Single Battle competition allowing Gigantamax and not allowing Mew, Zacian, Zamazenta and Eternatus. These battles run until 23:59 on December 8th 2019. This competition provides 50BP to all players who entered and participated in at least 1 battle

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

A new distribution has been announced for Japan. From December 8th, when you make a purchase at Pokémon Centers and Pokémon Stores across Japan, you'll receive a special book about the new anime series. In this book there is a serial code to obtain 100 Poké Balls. This code can be redeemed until March 30th 2020

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

Ahead of tomorrow's Raid Day event, where Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur, Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard, Squirtle, Wartortle and Blastoise will be available in Raids in all Gyms from 11am to 2pm local time in each region, a special Event Box has been released. This box costs 480 Coins and provies 6 Premium Raid Pass, 1 Star Piece, 1 Super Incubator and 1 Lucky Egg

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Masters - Legendary Event + Pokémon GO Evolution Event

05-12-2019 06:00 GMT / 01:00 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon Masters Event

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Pokémon Masters

The first Legendary Event has begun in Pokémon Masters. This event, the Lurking Shadow event, features a storyline that lets you get the Sync Pair of Giovanni & Mewtwo by playing through stages and collecting Custom Vouchers which can be used to unlock Giovanni as well as increase Mewtwo's potential. We're currently collating all elements of this event in our event section so click the image to go to the page

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

The latest Pokémon GO event has begun This is the Evolution Event and features increased spawns of Pokémon that evolve in various ways. It runs from December 5th at 21:00 UTC to December 12th at 21:00 UTC. It also introduces Shiny Burmy and has unique Raids, Field Research and increased Egg Spawns. It also increases Lure duration to 1 hour, gives 2* Experience when evolving Pokémon and provides Evolution Items from Raid Battles. We're currently compiling all details for this event
Edit @ 22:03: The Raid Bosses have been changed with this event. We're currently cataloguing them in our Raid Bosses Section

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced that as of right now, they had adjusted rewards in Raid Battles. Following recent feedback, they have alered the amount of Rare Candy received fro completing raids and have now guaranteed the obtaining of Charge TMs in 4 Star Raid Battles

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Gigantamax Snorlax Event

04-12-2019 01:01 GMT / 20:01 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 15:58: VGC Rules | Edit @ 21:04: Pokémon GO Event

Pokémon Sword & Shield

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Pokémon Sword & Shield

Gigantamax Snorlax is now available in Raid Battles. If you connect online as standard or go to Mystery Gift -> Wild Area News you will download data for Gigantamax Snorlax raids which will allow for you to get the previously unobtainable form as well as various rewards for the battles. It will appear as random Max Raid Battles in any den throughout the Wild Area until January 5th 2020 so be sure to get it while you still can
Edit @ 02:24: We now have updated full details of all the Event Max Raid Battle Spawns
Edit @ 02:26: Updated the Itemdex with all locations for Technical Records from this event

Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield

The VGC 2020 ruleset has been announced. The rules are as follows: Double Battles
Pokémon must be in Galar Pokédex and from Galar. Select Legendary Pokémon and Mythical Pokémon are not allowed
Battles have 90 second Team Preview
Your Time: 7 minutes | Move Time: 45 Seconds | 15 Minutes Game Time
Gigantamax Pokémon are allowed but will cycle through with more Pokémon being added every few months as they become more common through Wild Area Events. As of January 4th 2020, the following will be usable
Butterfree, Corviknight, Drednaw, Centiskorch, Meowth, Pikachu, Eevee, Snorlax, Sandaconda, Charizard (but only with Blaze)

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the next Pokémon GO event. This is the Evolution Event and features increased spawns of Pokémon that evolve in various ways. It runs from December 5th at 21:00 UTC to December 12th at 21:00 UTC. It also introduces Shiny Burmy and has unique Raids, Field Research and increased Egg Spawns. It also increases Lure duration to 1 hour, gives 2* Experience when evolving Pokémon and provides Evolution Items from Raid Battles
In addition to that, a special Raid Day will be held on Saturday December 7th from 11am to 2pm local times which features Kanto Starters in 1 Star, 2 Star and 4 Star raids. Players get 5 free Raid Passes during the event
Edit @ 21:19: We have created our usual page for the Evolution Event as well as the Evolution Event Raid Day

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 20

03-12-2019 09:22 GMT / 04:22 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 19

Pokémon Sword & Shield have been out for a few weeks now. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Sword & Shield page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to
Edit @ 09:22: Updated the Ribbon mechanics page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 18;09: Updated the Team Yell page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 19 + Pokémon Sword & Shield TCG

02-12-2019 10:44 GMT / 05:44 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 19

Pokémon Sword & Shield have been out for a few days now. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Sword & Shield page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to
Edit @ 12:47: Updated the Pokémon Gender Mechanics page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 13:34: Updated the Escape Mechanics page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 14:11: Updated the Weight Mechanics page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 15:16: Updated the Max Raid Battles page

Pokémon Card Game - SwordPokémon Card Game - Shield

In The Trading Card Game Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - TCG Set Release

The Pokémon Company have officially revealed all of the standard cards for the next Pokémon TCG Set. This set is called Sword and another called Shield and will release in Japan later this week on December 6th. As such, our card listing and the associated Cardex have been updated with the details of this set with translation help from Riyu, David Hochmann & ToineLay. Click here for the Sword set & here for the Shield set

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

Four new boxes have gone live in Pokémon GO for purchase. There's currently no special reason for the boxes and no indication for how long they'll last
Special Box - 480 Coins - 2 Premium Raid Pass, 2 Super Incubators, 1 Lure Module, 2 Lucky Egg
Ultra Box - 1480 Coins - 17 Premium Raid Pass, 4 Super Incubators, 4 Star Pieces & 4 Lucky Egg
Adventure Box - 1480 Coins - 8 Super Incubators, 4 Star Piece, 10 Egg Incubators & 4 Lucky Egg

Pokémon Funko

In The Pokémon Department

Funko Pokémon

Following their reveal earlier this year, the latest in the Funko A Day With Pikachu line has been revealed. This figure is "Ringing in the Fun" and features a Pikachu with a Hoothoot Clock to ring in the new year and will be released later this month exclusively on the official Pokémon Center Website

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 18 + Pokémon (2019) - Episode Pictures 7 Character Biography + Advent Calendar

01-12-2019 07:27 GMT / 02:27 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 17

Pokémon Sword & Shield have been out for a few days now. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Sword & Shield page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to
Edit @ 07:32: As it's the start of the month, the weather is locked into snow for all players in all areas of the Wild Area today. We have updated the Weather page with a full list
Edit @ 12:51: Updated the Type Changing Mechanics page with some missed elements in the last update
Edit @ 14:03: Updated the Critical HitsMechanics page with some missed elements in the last update

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

For those of you who completed the "Looming in the Shadows" Special Research, the next Special Research has appeared. This research is called A Challenging Development and appears to be similar to the Looming int he Shadows research but with a different name. We're currently compiling all details

Ivysaur is Quite Mysterious, Don't You Think So?

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 investigating an influx of Ivysaur in the city. 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 - Jessie

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Character Biography

With the episode that has aired in Japan today, we have been able to update Jessie's biography with a change in her Pokémon in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Character Biography - James

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Character Biography

With the episode that has aired in Japan today, we have been able to update James' biography with a change in his Pokémon in this week's episode. Be warned as it contains spoilers.

Pokémon of the Week - Rillaboom

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the first 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. By drumming, it taps into the power of its special tree stump. The roots of the stump follow its direction in battle. The one with the best drumming techniques becomes the boss of the troop. It has a gentle disposition and values harmony among its group. So, here it is, the first entry, Rillaboom

Advent Calendar

In The Site Department

Serebii.net Advent Calendar

As we have done since 2003, this year I have created an Advent Calendar. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, an Advent Calendar is essentially a countdown until Christmas. Every day, a new puzzle and a variety of new downloads for you to enjoy. As time goes on, the puzzles get harder and the downloads get more plentiful, so be sure to check back every day. Continuing on from the last few year, we are doing a variety of puzzles which can be done in-browser rather than via printing. Click the picture you go to our Advent Calendar.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 17 + Pokémon (2019) Episode Title

30-11-2019 07:45 GMT / 02:45 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 20:01; Giovanni

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 17

Pokémon Sword & Shield have been out for a few days now. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Sword & Shield page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to
Edit @ 08:37: Updated the Updated Attacks page with a new effect of a classic move: Defog Edit @ 11:36: Updated the Terrains Game Mechanics page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 15:13: With huge thanks to everyone who sent their images in, we now have images for all the available returning Pokémon's shiny variants added to the Pokédex

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

As it is now December 1st in some parts of the world, reports are coming in of the Giovanni reward in December. Should you complete the Looming in the Shadows Special Research in December, which resets every month, you'll face Giovanni and this month he has Shadow Zapdos.

Pokémon Masters

In The Anime Department

Pokémon 2019 - News

Some new episode titles for the upcoming anime series have been released through the Pokémon Fan magazine. This episode is due to air on December 29th and features Ash and Go entering a battle tournament in the Hoenn Region
Episode 1096: The Hoenn Region, Site of Fierce Fights! The Battle Frontier Challenge!!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 16

29-11-2019 10:09 GMT / 05:09 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 15

Pokémon Sword & Shield have been out for a few days now. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Sword & Shield page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to
Edit @ 10:09: Updated our Max Raid Battles Page with details on the levels Pokémon caught in Max Raid Battles
Edit @ 10:31: Updated the Updated Items page with a new function found for Rare Candy
Edit @ 15:25: Updated the Critical Hits game mechanic page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 19:45: Updated our Max Raid Battles Page with details on what Cheers do
Edit @ 21:09: Updated our Updated Abilities page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 15 + Pokémon Masters

28-11-2019 06:03 GMT / 01:03 EST by Serebii

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

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Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 15

Pokémon Sword & Shield have been out for a few days now. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Sword & Shield page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to
Edit @ 07:05: Created a page on how to Customise your Battle Backgrounds for Multiplayer
Edit @ 08:29: Updated the Multiplayer Battle Backgrounds page with another background
Edit @ 11:48: Updated the Curry Dex page to include images of each curry.
Edit @ 15:37: Updated the Poké Ball Plus page with more items found
Edit @ 18:19: Updated our Dynamax Page with more moves that cannot be used against Dynamax Pokémon
Edit @ 20;59: Created a page on Special features that happen on your birthday

Pokémon Masters Event

In The Pokémon Department

Pokémon Masters

A new Sync Pair Scout banner that increases the chance of getting the Sync Pair, Grimsley & Liepard is now live, being available until December 19th. In addition to this, the level caps have been unlocked and Sync Pairs can now get to Level 120, 115 and 110 and there are now Ultra Hard Training Courses. Finally the LEgendary Login Rally has begun which features 300 Gems given a day for 14 days and allows you to complete Supercourses 6 times a day rather than 3. We're currently collating all elements of this event in our event section so click the image to go to the page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 13

27-11-2019 07:08 GMT / 02:08 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 12:46: Rumble Rush | Edit @ 14:05: Gigantamax Snorlax | Edit @ 14:48: Sword & Shield TCG | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon Go

Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield

The latest news for Pokémon Sword & Shield has been released. This reveals Gigantamax Snorlax which will be available from December 4th 2019 until January 2020 through special Max Raid Battles in the Wild Area. It has a new G-Max Move called G-Max Replenish which restores a used berry for both it and its partner
Edit @ 14:49: We have updated our Wild Area Events page with this event
Edit @ 16:07: Nintendo of America have confirmed that the event ends on January 5th 2020

Footage

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 12

Pokémon Sword & Shield have been out for a few days now. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Sword & Shield page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to
Edit @ 07:08: Updated our Dynamax Page with more moves that cannot be used against Dynamax Pokémon
Edit @ 09:04: Updated our Max Raid Battles Page with more moves that cannot be used in them
Edit @ 11:22: Updated the Terrains Game Mechanics page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 12:06: Updated the Powder Game Mechanics page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 14:00: Updated the Type Changing Mechanics page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 21:16: Updated our Max Raid Battles Page with more moves that cannot be used in them

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

The latest event has begun in Pokémon GO. This event is Friend Fest, an event running until December 2nd and 21:00 UTC. Here, Pokémon like Nidoran increase in spawns. It has 50% Trade cost, 2 Special Trades a day and an Attack boost when raiding with friend

Pokémon Rumble Rush

In The TCG Department

Pokémon VMax Cards

The Pokémon Company have today announced VMax cards. These cards are powerful Pokémon that feature their Gigantamax variants and have powerful attacks. They require a Pokémon V Card in order to play and give 3 Prize Cards when defeated. They'll be released in the Pokémon Sword & Shield set out in February 2020 in the US & Europe and next week in Japan
Edit @ 14:43: We have updated our Sword & Shield TCG section as well as our Card Dex with details of the new cards revealed today

Pokémon Rumble Rush

In The Games Department

Pokémon Rumble Rush

The new event has started in Pokémon Rumble Rush in Android with iOS coming soon. This event is focused on an island based around Mewtwo and contains various new Pokémon, new Gears and more. It runs for two weeks, until December 11th. 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 Mewtwo Sea
Edit @ 12:47: This also introduces a new Welcome pack where every day you will get a Welcome Ore that contains various Ore as well as 30,000 Coins. Day 1 is Ho-Oh, Day 2 is Lugia, Day 3 is Frogadier, Day 5 is Greninja and Day 7 is Mewtwo
They are also adding Pokémon Power Gears that can be used to enhance your Pokémon and Style Power Gears which cause damage to change.
The update also adds DPS and max damage to battles with Superbosses to see the amount of damage you inflict in it
They have also altered the game to make ore drop more
Finally they have added bundles for 4,000 and 7,000 Poké Diamonds

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 13 + Fennel's Munna Distribution + Pokémon Masters

26-11-2019 07:26 GMT / 02:26 EST by Serebii

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Edit @ 07:38: Fennel's Munna Distribution | Edit @ 21:00: Pokémon GO

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sword & Shield Coverage Day 12

Pokémon Sword & Shield have been out for a few days now. As such, our usual discoveries are in progress. If you want to remain unspoiled, do not click the spoiler tag, nor visit the Sword & Shield section until you have your game. Don't worry as blatant spoilers will NOT be on the home page.
Our Sword & Shield page and our Pokédex are all continually being added to
Edit @ 10:50: Updated our Max Raid Battles Page with more moves that cannot be used in them
Edit @ 11:39: As per popular request, I have created a page of Egg Moves added to each Pokémon's Egg Pool
Edit @ 15:34: Updated our Lowest Poké Ball Level listings with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 16:20: Updated the Weather Game Mechanics page with Gen 8 data
Edit @ 18:19: Created a page on Ranked Battle, which will keep track of every ruleset for each Ranked Battle Season
Edit @ 18:09: Updated the Capture Game Mechanics page with Gen 8 data

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

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Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

To thank you for use of the Pokémon Global Link over the last 9 years, players who log in to the Pokémon Global Link can receive a special Munna based on Fennel's Munna from Pokémon Black & White. It can be found by logging in to your Global Link account. This code can be obtained from now until February 24th 2020 when the Global Link closers. The Munna is in a Dream Ball with its Hidden Ability and the moves Hypnosis, Dream Eater, Rest and Sleep Talk. Our Event Database has been updated with the details of this event

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

The Pokémon Global Link will go down on February 24th 2020 at 23:59 UTC. From then on, all gameplay elements which required access to it in the generation 7 games will be non-functioning. All other online components of those games will work

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

The Raid Battles have started to shift in Pokémon GO. From now until December 17th 2019 at 21:00 UTC, Terrakion will be a Level 5 Raid. As such, Raid Bosses will have changed in conjunction with it
Edit @ 22:08: The Raid Bosses have shifted and we're currently compiling them in our Raid Battles section

Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

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Pokémon Masters

Some news has been released for Pokémon Masters. With this they have announced multiple events.
First a Legendary Event featuring Giovanni and Mewtwo will run from December 5th through 19th and feature having to collect coupons in event stages in order to get Giovanni and Mewtwo
Starting on November 28th, a Sync Pair Scout for Grimsley will start to run as well as a new Legendary Event Rally that will earn players up to 4200 gems just for logging in
From December 11th through to December 31st, a Seasonal Exclusive Scout will release new Sync Pairs for Rosa and Siebold wearing Christmas attire and teamed with Delibird and Octillery respectively
They also confirmed that Lance and Cynthia will be added to the game soon
They have also announced a new feature coming called the Sync Grid which allows for you to customise enhancements to each of your Sync Pairs.

The Battle Villa has also been announced which is a single player area

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Pokémon: Sword & Shield Coverage

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Pokémon Center - Pokémon GO

The Pokémon Company International have announced a line of Pokémon GO Team related merchandise. This is new merchandise and the first to be released outside of GO Fest events. At present, the following merchandise is available
Pokémon GO Fleece Varsity Hoodie
Pokémon GO Fitted Long-sleeve T-shirt
Pokémon GO Relaxed Fit Crew Neck T-shirt
Pokémon GO Fitted Scoop Neck Long-sleeve T-shirt
Pokémon GO Fitted V-neck T-shirt
In addition to that, the following merchandise will be added soon
Pokémon GO 27 oz. Water Bottle
Pokémon GO 9FORTY Baseball Cap by New Era

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