PokéNews (August 12): Pokémon Masters / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: latest tidbits for Pokémon Masters, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)
  • Pikachu Outbreak 2019
  • Pokémon World Championships 2019
  • Pokémon merchandise
  • Game Freak
  • Pokémon Kids TV
  • Tool Assisted Speedrun

Pokémon Masters

Here’s the latest set of Sync Pairs introductions for Pokémon Masters:

  • Erika & Vileplume

Erika is an elegant Gym Leader who favors Grass-type Pokémon. Ever refined, she teaches a flower arrangement class in Kanto.

  • Skyla & Swanna

In her free time, Skyla enjoys piloting her own plane! Her bubbly personality has earned her a ton of fans.

And here’s the latest illustration for the game:

Pokémon Masters (Android, iOS) comes out this Summer worldwide.

Source: The Pokémon Company (Twitter) / The Pokémon Company (Twitter) / The Pokémon Company (Twitter)

Pokémon GO

Shadow Ralts

A new Shadow Pokémon is now available in Pokémon GO: Shadow Ralts. You can find it at Team GO Rocket Raid Poké Stops.

Source: Serebii

Global Challenge

Since players successfully completed the various tasks during the final part of the Global Challenge, the following bonuses have been unlocked:

  • 3× Catch Stardust
  • 3,000 Stardust per raid
  • 3× Hatch Stardust
  • 1-hour Star Pieces

Those will be active from August 13th to August 20th.

Also, Suicune Day has also been unlocked. Suicune will appear in Raids on August 17th at 4PM local time. Shiny Suicune will also appear, if you’re lucky!

Source: Niantic (Twitter) / Niantic (Twitter)

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Last week, it was announced that Pokémon Detective Pikachu is getting its home release on October 31st in Japan. It will be available in a Blu-Ray + DVD set, with two editions:

  • Limited Edition: 6 800 Yen
  • Regular Edition: 4 000 Yen

Source: Gamer

Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing this Sunday in Japan:

And here’s the latest video clip for the anime series:

Pikachu Outbreak 2019

Here’s two more videos for the Pikachu Outbreak 2019, showing two of the live performances that were held at the event:

Pokémon World Championships 2019

Here’s several videos introducing some of the participants of the Pokémon World Championships 2019:

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s some pictures of the latest Pokémon plushie/PC cushion, featuring Slowpoke this time:

And here’s pictures of the latest set of merchandise from Pokémon Center stores, releasing on August 24th:

Source: 4Gamer / The Pokémon Company

Game Freak

Here’s the latest video from the Game Freak YouTube Channel:

Pokémon Kids TV

Here’s the latest video from the Pokémon Kids TV YouTube Channel:


Tool Assisted Speedrun

Here’s the latest Tool Assisted Speedrun video for Pokémon games:

  • Pokémon: Crystal Version (GameBoy Color) by MrWint in 2:48:36.03



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