PokéNews (December 20): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: latest Pokémon Sword and Shield news, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon merchandise
  • Game Freak
  • Pokémon Kids TV

Pokémon Sword and Shield

The Pokémon Company have announced a new Wild Area event for Pokémon Sword and Shield. Until December 26th, Delibird will appear in Max Raid Battles, and beating them will allow you to earn more Candy as rewards as usual.

Also, some Serial Codes have been revealed, allowing you to get a variety of Poké Balls: check out this page for the list!

Source: The Pokémon Company (Twitter)

Pokémon GO

Community Day

Niantic have announced that, starting with the next one, they are going to test new Community Day hours based on the hemisphere you live in.

For example, here’s when the Community Day in January will take place (no change for those of you living in the Northen Hemisphere):

  • Northern Hemisphere—Sunday, January 19, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in your local time zone
  • Southern Hemisphere—Sunday, January 19, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in your local time zone

Click here for more details!


Heads up for players interested in catching Virizion: it’s now available in 5 stars Raid!

Buddy Adventure

The latest Dev Insight post for Pokémon GO is now live. This one is about the Buddy Adventure mode, which was officially revealed on Tuesday. Click here to check it out and learn how this new mode came to be!

And here’s the latest video for the feature, which is now live for all players:


New boxes are available for pre-purchase in the Store:

  • Winter Box (480 Coins): Premium Raid Pass x2, Super Incubator x2, Star Piece x2, Lucky Egg x2
  • Ultra Box (1480 Coins): Premium Raid Pass x20, Super Incubator x5, Star Piece x3, Lucky Egg x3
  • Adventure Box (1480 Coins): Super Incubator x10, Incense x3, Star Piece x3, Egg Incubator x10

Source: Serebii

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s pictures of some Pikachu Langue de Chat biscuits, coming to Pokémon Center stores on January 11th:

Source: 4Gamer

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:



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