PokéNews (August 27): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon Masters

Today’s Pokémon news: latest set of facts for Pokémon Sword and Shield, but also…

  • Pokémon Masters
  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)
  • Pokémon TCG
  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!
  • Pokémon Kids TV

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Here’s the latest set of facts for Pokémon Sword and Shield:

Pokémon Sword and Shield (Switch) comes out on November 15th worldwide.

Pokémon Masters

Last week, it was announced that Pokémon Masters will be released on August 29th worldwide. If you’re planning to download the game, make sure you have enough space on your device: The Pokémon Company have revealed that you will need at least 1.3GB of free space… and that’s only at launch!

Next, here’s the latest video for the game, sharing the latest news about it (including the first set of Events):

Also, here’s various countdown illustrations for the game:

And here’s another illustration for the game:

Pokémon Masters (Android, iOS) comes out on August 29th worldwide.

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

Pokémon GO

Yesterday, the following went live in the Style Shop:

  • happi coats
  • sandals

Source: Niantic (Twitter) / Niantic (Twitter)

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:

Pokémon TCG

Details about the first sets of the Pokémon Trading Card Game for Pokémon Sword and Shield have surfaced thanks to retailer listings. Here’s what has been revealed so far:

  • Pokémon Starter Set V (November 29th): 5 sets of cards featuring various Pokémon V cards
  • Sword Set (December 6th): includes 60 cards each
  • Shield Set (December 6th): includes 60 cards each
  • V Rising Expansion (February 7th): includes at least 70 cards

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Duel

Today, the final set of figures was added to Pokémon Duel:

  • UX figures = Palkia, Dialga, Umbreon
  • R figures = Cofagrigus
  • UC figures = Yamask

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon

The Pokémon Company have revealed the rules of Season 17 of Battle Spot Special Battle, which are as follows:

  • When: September 3rd to November 15th
  • Games: Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon allowed: only Level 1 Pokémon
  • Pokémon banned: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, Marshadow, Zeraora, and Ash-Greninja
  • Banned moves: Sonic Boom, Dragon Rage
  • Battles: Single Battles (3 Pokémon out of 6 sent to battle)
  • Item restrictions: two Pokémon cannot have the same Hold Item

Source: Serebii

Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Here’s the preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!, airing this Sunday in Japan:

Pokémon Kids TV

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKiyvbV3FGI


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