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A limited-time distribution of Life Orb for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield was announced during the Spring Single Tournament Finals livestream on the official Pokémon Korea Youtube channel. Players can redeem a Life Orb using the code「SPR1NGPA0R1」. This code can only be redeemed until May 16, 2021 at 14:59 UTC.
The official Japanese Pokémon Card Game website have announced that Creatures, Inc. will be strengthening its production system due to increased demands for Pokémon cards, working harder to meet the desired expectations for customers, and pushing to promote the reproduction and shipment of missing products.
Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Version 1.3.2 is now available to download for the Nintendo Switch. According to Nintendo Support, this update fixes a bug where some Pokémon icons were not properly displaying when players are in online or local wireless battles. It also fixes several minor bugs to enhance the gameplay experience. This update is required to access Internet features. Ver. 1.3.2 (Released May 11, 2021) Fixed the issue where some Pokémon icons were not properly displaying during online or local wireless battles. Several issues have been fixed to improve gameplay experience. Complete these steps Connect the Nintendo Switch console to the Internet. Return to the HOME Menu and launch the game. The update will be downloaded and installed automatically. Once the update is installed, the newest version number will be displayed on the title screen.
"Electric", one of the track singles for Pokémon 25: The Album, has been revealed by the official Pokémon 25 website and Katy Perry's official social media accounts. While the album is set to be released digitally in fall 2021, the single itself will drop this Friday on all digital music platforms. You can pre-save the single here to listen it immediately when it drops on Spotify.
Niantic has announced details for the Luminous Legends Y event. Following the debut of Xerneas, the other Legendary Pokémon from Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, the Destruction Pokémon Yveltal will be appearing in Pokémon GO.
We reported over the weekend that a Pokémon GO Special Weekend event would be held in Mexico in collaboration with 7-11. We now know the same event will also be held in the United States and Japan, with different commercial partners, specifically Verizon (US) and Yoshinoya (Japan).
Niantic has announced another Pokémon GO and 7-Eleven collaboration event in Mexico. During the event, Trainers with an Event Ticket will be able to encounter featured Pokémon using Incense and through Field Research, receive items from Timed Research, and several other bonuses. Trainers without an Event Ticket may still enjoy some bonuses. Ways to obtain the Event Ticket will be announced on the 7-Eleven Mexico website at a later date.
Pokémon GO's official social media accounts have announced June 2021's Community Day will focus on the Land Shark Pokémon, Gible. The event will take place on Sunday, June 6, 2021, running from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time.
The Pokémon Company International has announced Pokémon Master Journeys: The Series will be the title of the 24th season of the Pokémon the Series animated series. The latest season of the long-running anime continues the adventures of Ash and Goh as they travel all over the world to research Pokémon for Cerise Laboratory. It will premiere in select markets over the northern hemisphere summer, with more premieres coming to additional markets through the end of 2021.
Niantic has announced a Marill Limited Research event for this coming Sunday, May 9, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time. Complete event-exclusive Timed and Field Researches to encounter the Water- and Fairy-type Aquamouse Pokémon. If you're lucky, you may even run into a Shiny one.
Meowth, Alolan Meowth, Galarian Meowth, and Gigantamax Meowth, will all be appearing more frequently in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield through May 2, 2021, at 4:59 p.m. PDT. Shiny Galarian Meowth will also be able to be encountered.
Niantic has revealed that Swablu will be the featured Pokémon for May 2021's Community Day. The Shiny variant of Swablu will also be able to encountered. When you evolve Swablu into Altaria during, or within two hours after the event, it will learn Moonblast. The event will also include several bonuses, with eggs having 1/4 hatch distance when placed in an Incubator, and Incense lasting for three hours. A Community Day-exclusive Special Research story, Cotton-Winged Bird, will also be available for purchase, rewarding the players with items.
Niantic has announced Pokémon GO Fest 2021. It will be another two-day global event. This event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pokémon and the 5th anniversary of Pokémon GO. It will be held on July 17 to July 18, 2021.
Niantic has announced a new event for Pokémon GO: Luminous Legends X. The Life Pokémon, Xerneas, a Legendary Pokémon from Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, will make its Pokémon GO debut. Dragon- and Fairy-type Pokémon originally discovered in the Kalos region, such as Spritzee, Swirlix, and Goomy will also debut in this event.
A new trailer uploaded to the official Pocket Monsters anime Twitter account has revealed several new and returning characters and Pokémon who will be appearing in upcoming episodes of Pocket Monsters. The trailer introduces the members of Project Mew, as well as showcasing the return of Professor Oak, Gary Oak, and Iris.
To celebrate World Penguin Day on April 25th, the Penguin Pokémon Eiscue will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield through April 25, 2021 at 4:59 p.m. PDT. Shiny Eiscue, which has a pastel pink ice cube on its head, can also be encountered.
Players of Sword and Shield can redeem a Weakness Policy if they use the code「WPF1NALSPC3」before April 26, 2021, while players of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online can receive a Full Art print of Boss's Orders[/URL] if they use the code 「PC3GIOVANNI」before May 8, 2021 (Boss's Orders limited to the first 25,000 players).