Wednesday: Pokémon Conference Reveals + Pokémon Quest Coverage Day 1

30-05-2018 01:32 BST / 20:32 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 02:37: Alolan Exeggutor | Edit @ 14:04: Pokémon GO Safari Zone

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Pokémon - Generation 8

Nintendo have also revealed that more core series games are coming. These games are due for release in 2019 on the Nintendo Switch are currently without names but the promise of their existence is the only thing known. The press release has also confirmed that these are the games that were revealed at E3 last year

Pokémon Let's GO Pikachu & Pokémon Let's GO Eevee

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Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Pokémon Let's Go Eevee

The Nintendo Switch games have finally been announced. These games a Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Pokémon Let's Go Eevee and are set in the original Kanto Region as a remake of Pokémon Yellow in the first new release in the region since 2009's HeartGold & SoulSilver. These games feature co-op locally as well as a new device like a Poké Ball called the Poké Ball Plus that lets you take your Pokémon around with you in Pokémon GO and be used as a GO Plus. You can also send your Pokémon from GO to Pokémon GO Park to get them in Pokémon Let's GO Pikachu & Eevee. They can be played with just one Joy-Con and capture is done by flicking the Joy-Con like Pokémon GO. Your partner Pikachu & Eevee can be customised. It is out November 16th
Edit @ 03:10: It's confirmed that the game only features the first 151 Pokémon + some Alolan Pokémon. It's also confirmed that there are no wild Pokémon battles, just the capture
Edit @ 03:13: It will also contain a Pokémon that has never been seen before. This is the Pokémon referenced in the trailer and sent to Pokémon GO
Edit @ 03:19: We've added Pre-Release Screenshots
Edit @ 03:38: Updated our Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee section with preliminary pages on Capture Mechanics & 2 Player Co-Operative Play
Edit @ 04:36: It was previously reported from the Q&A at the conference that the game would lack online play. This turned out to be a mistranslation from the journalist in question
Edit @ 04:44: The controls for catching Pokémon in handheld mode will have you moving the console using the gyro with no touch control
Edit @ 10:51: When asking about EV training Pokémon, IGN reveals that the team wanted to simplify things with how you level up, raise & train your Pokémon, stating more details will come at a later date
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Pokémon Quest

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Pokémon Quest

A new spin-off game has been announced. This game is Pokémon Quest and is coming to the Nintendo Switch and mobile. It's a free to start download title which starts with the Kanto Pokémon and is controlled with the Switch's touchscreen. You decide what characteristics your Pokémon have using items called Power Stones to strengthen your team. It takes place on Tumblecube Island and explore with teams of 3 Pokémon to gather treasure and recruit more Pokémon. It is due out later today on the Nintendo Switch and in late June on mobile devices
Edit @ 03:05: It is now live on the Japanese & North American & European eShop
It contains several Exploration Packs as In App Purchases:
Expedition Pack - 1. Number of dishes you can cook at the same time +1
2. PM Tickets you receive as a service for members +20
3. Maximum battery charges +1
Bonus A: Lv.1 Nidoran? with a special move
Bonus B: Lv.1 Nidoran? with a special move
Bonus C: PM Tickets +100
Great Expedition Pack - 1. Number of dishes you can cook at the same time +1
2. PM Tickets you receive as a service for members +30
3. Maximum battery charges +1
4. Chances of attracting multiple Pokémon with your cooking ×2
Bonus A: Lv.1 Lapras with a special move
Bonus B: PM Tickets +100
Ultra Expedition Pack - 1. Number of dishes you can cook at the same time +1
2. PM Tickets you receive as a service for members +40
3. Maximum battery charges +1
4. Drop size of all ingredients ×2 5. Exp. from expeditions ×2
Bonus A: Lv.1 Snorlax with a special move
Bonus B: PM Tickets +100
Edit @ 03:39: Quest coverage
Choose between Eevee Pikachu Charmander Bulbasaur Squirtle to befriend at start Pokémon move toward enemies on their own and attack them . Tap move you want the Pokémon to use on the bottom screen. Moves have a cooldown Finishing an expedition gives you experience. Power Stones are important items that you can give your Pokémon to make them stronger. Power charms when you put a power stone into a socket on a power charm it can rais Pokémons hp or atk. the goal of the game is to find precious loot that lies hidden on the island as you progress on your expeditions First expedition Pokémon – Pidgey, Ratata, strong Pokémon Meowth waves 3
Cooking attracts Pokémon: Red – tiny mushroom
Blue – bulk berry
Yellow – apricorn
PM tickets speed things up. Selecting Pokémon that come for food to add them to Pokédex. Yellow bar with number in it is the total of your teams members hp and attack is teams overall strength.
Each spot where you can head out on an expedition the strenght of enemies will be displayed. This should give you an idea of what your teams strength should be. Pokémon with the same type as the bonus type for the area youre going to will have higher hp and atk than normal making them stronger
Edit @ 05:33: Shiny Pokémon can be found in this game
Edit @ 05:36: Created a page on the PokéMart
Edit @ 06:26: Created a preliminary section on Locations
Edit @ 06:53: Created a page on Decorations
Edit @ 07:45: Created a page on Cooking, which will be added to as time progresses
Edit @ 12:45: Created a page on Power Stones
Edit @ 13:41: Updated the section on Locations with some more locations
Edit @ 14:30: Updated the section on Locations with Boss/Strong Pokémon
Edit @ 16:11: Created a preliminary page on Attacks
Edit @ 21:34: Created a page on Training & Move Changing
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Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Alolan Exeggutor has now gone live in Pokémon GO. This is the first of the Alolan Form Pokémon to be available in the game. At present we don't know if this is a limited run or when more Alola Forms will come out

Pokémon GO

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Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced the details for the Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Dortmund on June 30th through July 1st. During the event, Corsola and Unown will have increased spawns, marking the first regional migration for Corsola for an event. Lure Modules will be live all day and there will be special 2km eggs

In The Games Department

Pokémon Press Conference

A special press conference is being held by The Pokémon Company at 10:00 JST (02:00 BST / 01:00 UTC / May 29th 21:00 EDT / 18:00 PDT) It's not currently clear what the press conference will reveal but we'll provide full details as they come so keep checking back

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