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New trailer for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl showcases returning features
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The Pokémon Company International released a new trailer earlier today for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, revealing how the games will treat several returning features and characters from the original Generation IV titles.
New characters and events coming to Pokémon Masters EX from September 29 with the start of The Villain Arc
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The producers of Pokémon Masters EX have announced upcoming events coming to the game alongside the start of the Villain Arc, the newest arc of the mobile title's main story.
Mamoswine to arrive in Pokémon UNITE on September 29th
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The official Pokémon UNITE social media accounts have announced that Mamoswine will be joining Pokémon UNITE on September 29, 2021.
Pokémon Global Exhibition participants announced - Event to be streamed live on October 30-31, 2021
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The official Pokémon website has announced the participants for the Pokémon Global Exhibition, which will be livestreamed on Twitch.tv/Pokemon on October 30–31, 2021.
Details of Pokémon GO monthly update for October 2021 announced
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Niantic has announced details of the monthly update for October 2021 in Pokémon GO. These events will take place between Friday, October 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, November 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7). Research Breakthrough encounters Yamask can be encountered in Research Breakthrough encounters after completing seven days of Field Research tasks. Pokémon Spotlight Hours Taking place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, these Pokémon and special bonuses will be featured: October 5: Drifloon will be in the spotlight, and you'll earn twice the XP for evolving Pokémon. October 12: Gastly will be in the spotlight, and you'll earn twice the Stardust for catching Pokémon. October 19: Gothita will be in the spotlight, and you'll earn twice the XP for catching Pokémon. October 26: Murkrow will be in the spotlight, and you'll earn twice the XP for evolving Pokémon. Featured Pokémon in raids The following Pokémon will be appearing in five-star raids in...
Pokémon HOME updates to version 1.5.0
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A new update version of the mobile version of Pokémon HOME, version 1.5.0, is now available to download from the App Store and Google Play Store, making several minor quality of life changes for user convenience.
Pokémon GO X Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle event announced to celebrate the movie's premiere
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Niantic has announced an event will be coming to Pokémon GO to commemorate the premiere of the latest Pokémon animated film, Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, on Netflix on October 8, 2021. The Rogue Monkey Mythical Pokémon, Zarude will be making its Pokémon GO debut as part of this event, with players able to encounter it by completing limited-time Special Research. Trainers can also look forward to lots of other in-game content inspired by the movie, including the return of Jessie and James to Pokémon GO. The event will take place from October 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to October 10, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
Pokémon Trading Card Game Live announced - Coming soon to mobile devices, PC and Mac, no Switch version announced - PTCGO to be retired
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The Pokémon Company International has announced Pokémon Trading Card Game Live (TCGL), a new app that allows Trainers to enjoy the Pokémon Trading Card Game in an updated digital format. It will be a free-to-play game and marks the first time that the Pokémon TCG will be playable on smartphones, in addition to tablets, PCs, and Macs. Pokémon Trading Card Game Live is a replacement to the current Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.
Meteorite Pokémon sighted in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield
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The two Meteorite Pokémon, Lunatone and Solrock, will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield through September 19, 2021, at 4:59 p.m. PDT. Very rarely, Shiny variants of these two Pokémon can also be encountered. To encounter these Pokémon in a Max Raid Battle, you'll need to connect your Nintendo Switch system to the internet through the Y-Comm or by selecting Mystery Gift in the X menu, then selecting Get the Wild Area News. After that, whenever you see a pillar of light shining from a Pokémon Den in the Wild Area, you can walk up to the Pokémon Den and interact with it to start a Max Raid Battle. This event does not affect the Pokémon encountered within Dynamax Adventures.
Pokémon Café ReMix data transfer details announced
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The official Pokémon Café Mix Japanese website has put out details on what can be transferred to the update version, Pokémon Café ReMix, coming this Autumn.
Pokémon opens up new Line account for trainers in Taiwan - @pokemon_tw
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The launch of an official Pokémon LINE account for Taiwan has been announced via a post on the official Pokémon Taiwan Facebook account. Trainers who add the new @pokemon_tw account will be able to receive news and products update for Taiwan pushed to their device via LINE.
Kaohsiung Island-wide Battle of the Candy King Pokémon GO event announced for Taiwan
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The official Pokémon GO Chinese language website website has announced the "Kaohsiung Island-wide Battle of the Candy King" Pokémon GO event that will be held exclusively in Taiwan from 21 September 2021 at 8 a.m. to 28 September 2021 at 8 p.m. (UTC+8 Taiwan time).
Pokémon UNITE to distribute 2000 Aeos Tickets to all players from September 29 to celebrate 9 million download milestone
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The official Pokémon UNITE Twitter account has announced that the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon UNITE has exceeded 9 million downloads. To celebrate this milestone, all players will receive 2,000 Aeos Tickets starting September 29, 2021 when they log-in to the game.
Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest 2022 opens up to those in Japan and the US from October 12, 2021
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Those who have dreamed of illustrating their very own Pokémon Trading Card Game card can now compete for the opportunity to make it happen. The Pokémon Company International have announced the Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest 2022, where budding artists will have an opportunity to share their talent and passion for Pokémon by exploring the daily life of a Pokémon in art.
Prelude to the Villain Arc of Pokémon Masters EX begins September 15th
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Pokémon Masters EX has announced the new arc coming to the game will be the Villain Arc. The Kanto Chapter of this arc will commence on September 29, 2021. Before the main story begins, Villain Event Prelude: Looming Shadow of Kanto, the prelude to the arc will start on September 15, 2021, at 11:00 p.m. PDT. The Kanto Chapter will focus on Team Rocket arriving in the Pasio region. It also introduces the Dynamax mechanic to the game.
Pokémon GO Fashion Week begins September 21st
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Niantic has announced details of the Pokémon GO Fashion Week event, which will be taking place from September 21, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to September 28, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time. During the event, trainers can look forward to Pokémon like Butterfree, Sneasel, and Blitzle wearing fashionable costumes for the first time. Costumed Pokémon that starred during last year's Fashion Week event, including Smoochum, Kirlia, Shinx, and Croagunk, will be making a return as well. In celebration of the event, the shop will also be having a first-of-its-kind sale on select avatar items.
Duskull to be featured in Pokémon GO's October 2021 Community Day event
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Niantic has announced that the Requiem Pokémon, Duskull will be the featured Pokémon in Pokémon GO's October 2021 Community Day event. The event will take place on Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time. Duskull will be appearing more frequently in the wild. The Shiny variant of Duskull can also be encountered. Take a few snapshots for a surprise. When you evolve Dusclops into Dusknoir during, or within two hours after the event, it will learn the Charged Attack Shadow Ball. To help you evolve your Dusclops into Dusknoir, you'll be able to earn up to four Sinnoh Stones by completing free Timed Research during the event. 30 Ultra Balls will be available in the shop at no cost. The event will also feature a 3× Catch Stardust, and Incense and Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours. A Community Day-exclusive Special Research story, Nothin' Dull About Duskull, will be available for purchase at US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing...
The sixth Pokétoon episode has been released on the official Pokémon Kids TV Japan Youtube channel
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The sixth episode of Pokétoon was uploaded earlier today to the official Pokémon Kids TV Japan Youtube channel. The episode is titled "I've Become a Gengar!?"
Torterra to return as a Special Customer in Pokémon Café Mix until September 22nd
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The official Pokémon Café Mix Japanese Twitter account has announced that Torterra has returned as a Special Customer until September 22, 2021. This event allows you to befriend Torterra to recruit it as a Staff Pokémon for your Café.
Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle to premiere on Netflix on October 8, 2021; Dada Zarude and Shiny Celebi to be distributed
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The Pokémon Company International has announced that the twenty-third animated Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, will premiere on Netflix around the world (with the exception of Japan, China, and Korea) on October 8, 2021.
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