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Pokémon Sword and Shield - Tiny Tourney online competition open for registration
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Registration for the new Tiny Tourney Online Competition in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield has started, and will remain open until December 9, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST. The competition itself will then run from December 9, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. PST until December 12, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST.

Eeveelutions to appear in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield

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To celebrate Eevee Day on November 21, 2021, all of the Eeveelutions will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield through November 29, 2019, at 8:59 a.m. Each Pokémon has a chance to appear in their Shiny variant.
Zacian and Zamazenta codes finally confirmed for Australia - codes available from EB Games from November 19
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The Shiny Zacian and Shiny Zamazenta serial code distribution, which has already been running in a multitude of countries worldwide, has finally been announced for distribution in Australia. Starting November 19, codes will be available at EB Games stores nationwide.
Receive Leonardo Bonanomi's Charizard in Pokémon Sword and Shield with code「GL0BALCHAMP2021」
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At the end of the Pokémon Global Exhibition Day 2 livestream, a limited-time distribution for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield was announced. By redeeming the code 「GL0BALCHAMP2021」 , players can receive a Charizard based on that used by Leonardo Bonanomi to win the Pokémon Global Exhibition.
Happiny Birthday gift coming to Pokémon Center Singapore
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The previously announced distribution at Pokémon Center stores in Japan, has also been confirmed for the Pokémon Center in Singapore. Players visiting Pokémon Center Singapore during the month of their birthday will receive a code card, which will then give Happiny when redeemed in-game in either Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokémon Shining Pearl, or Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
Receive Sweets items in-game in Pokémon Sword and Shield from Pokémon Centers in Japan
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From November 1, 2021, players of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield can receive a different Sweet item in-game every day at Pokémon Center stores in Japan.
Halloween comes to Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield
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Halloween-themed Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield through October 31, 2021, at 4:59 p.m. PDT. These Pokémon include Sableye, Dusknoir, Zoroark, Corviknight, and Thievul. Very rarely, a Shiny Zoroark may also be encountered.
Gym Challenge online competition announced for Pokémon Sword and Shield
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The Gym Challenge online competition will be running in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield between November 11, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. PST and November 14, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST. Registration for the competition is open right now, and will remain open until November 10, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST.
Play! Pokémon to return in 2022. Dates for Regional Championships, International Championships, and Special Events for the 2022 season announced.
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The Pokémon Company International have announced that Play! Pokémon Premier Events will be resuming in North America and Europe from March 2022. Dates for Regional and International Championships across North America and Europe were also announced. The Play! Pokémon 2022 Championship Series season, leading to the 2022 Pokémon World Championships planned to take place in London in August 2022, will include four different Pokémon products: the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon video games, Pokkén Tournament DX, and for the first time, Pokémon GO in partnership with Niantic.
Shiny Zacian and Shiny Zamazenta to be distributed at select 7-11 stores in Taiwan
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The Shiny Zacian and Zamazenta serial codes distribution, announced for Japan earlier this month and for Singapore, Malaysia, The Philippines, and Thailand earlier today, has now also been confirmed for distribution at 7-11 stores throughout Taiwan.

The flyer containing both serial codes to redeem Shiny Zamazenta in Pokémon Sword and Shiny Zacian in Pokémon Shield will be distributed from October 22, 2021 to November 18...
Shiny Zacian and Shiny Zamazenta distribution announced for some Southeast Asian countries
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The Shiny Zacian and Zamazenta serial codes distribution, announced for Japan earlier this month, has now also been confirmed for distribution across Singapore, Malaysia, The Philippines, and Thailand.
Ranked Battles Series 11 regulations announced; to begin on October 31st
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The Pokémon Company International has announced the regulations for Ranked Battles Series 11 in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, which will begin on October 31, 2021.
Best Buy stores to distribute codes to encounter Gigantamax Pikachu and Gigantamax Eevee in Pokémon Sword and Shield
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To commemorate the release of the Pokémon Trading Card Game: Celebrations special expansion, players can head to Best Buy stores in the United States to receive a code card which allows you to obtain two Dynamax Crystals that you can use in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield. They let you encounter Gigantamax Pikachu and Gigantamax Eevee in Max Raid Battles. No purchase is required to receive the code card. They are available from October 10 to October 24, 2021, and while...
More details for the 2022 Play! Pokémon Championship Series announced; introduction of the Pokémon GO Championship Series
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Play! Pokémon and The Pokémon Company International have announced more details for the 2022 Play! Pokémon Championship Series. In the 2022 Pokémon Championship Series, Trainers from around the world will compete in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Pokkén Tournament DX, and for the first time, Pokémon GO, for millions in prizes and travel awards.
Shiny Zacian and Shiny Zamazenta to be distributed to Japanese Pokémon Sword and Shield players from late October.
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The Japanese official Pokémon website has announced that Japanese players will be able to receive redemption codes for both Shiny Zacian in Pokémon Sword and Shiny Zamazenta in Pokémon Shield. Code cards will be distributed starting October 22, 2021, by most stores stocking video games throughout Japan (excluding convenience stores).
Alola starters appearing in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield
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The starter Pokémon of the Alola region, Rowlet, Litten, and Popplio, will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield through October 4, 2021, at 8:59 a.m. JST.
Pokémon Sword and Shield - Spooky Cup 2021 online competition is open for registration
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A new online competition has been announced for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield to celebrate the Halloween season. Registration for the Spooky Cup 2021 competition will begin on September 29, 2021, at 10:00 p.m. PDT, and will remain open until October 14, 2021, at 4:59 p.m. PDT. The competition itself will then take place from October 14, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. until October 17, 2021, at 4:59 p.m. PDT.
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.
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...
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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