PokéNews (February 27): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX

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

  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX
  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Masters
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • My Nintendo (Japan)
  • Pokémon Championships

Pokémon Sword and Shield

A new Wild Area is now live in Pokémon Sword and Shield, as part of the Pokémon Day 2020 celebrations. Starting today, and until March 2nd, the following Pokémon show up in Max Raid Battles: Mewtwo, Charmander, Squirtle and Bulbasaur. The following Gigantamax Pokémon also show up alongside them: Grimmsnarl, Kingler, Hatterene, Orbeetle, and Toxtricity. Unfortunately, you cannot catch Mewtwo.

Here’s a promo video for this event:

As usual, you can find more details about the Wild Areas event for Pokémon Sword and Shield on this page!

Source: The Pokémon Company
Via: Serebii

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX

Here’s the latest trailer for Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX:

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (Switch) comes out on March 6th worldwide.

Pokémon GO

Pokémon The Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

To celebrate the release of Pokémon The Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution on Netflix, the following are now live in Pokémon GO:

  • Pokémon that appear in the movie (along with their pre-evolution) are spawning more frequently in the wild
  • Clone Pikachu will photobomb your GO Snapshots
  • Clone Venusaur, Clone Charizard, and Clone Blastoise show up in 4 star Raids
  • Armoured Mewtwo is back as Level 5 Raid Boss, with a new mode: Psytrike

Here’s a promo video:

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Masters

Here’s a teaser video for Red & Charizard, coming to Pokémon Masters as a Sync Pair on February 28th:

Pokémon Trading Card Game

In Japan, retailers listings have revealed some upcoming sets for the Pokémon Trading Card Game:

  • World Down (out on June 5th). Features 100 cards including Eternatus’ Eternamax form, Eternatus VMAX, and more.
  • Legend’s Hearbeats (out on July 10th). Features +70 cards including Celebi, and a new type of rarity called Amazing Rare.

Source: Serebii

My Nintendo (Japan)

Nintendo have added some more physical rewards to My Nintendo in Japan, and they’re both based on Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX:

  • A5 Notebook (set of 3) [300 Platinum Coins]
  • Leisure Sheet [400 Platinum Coins]

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (Switch) comes out on March 6th worldwide.

Source: Nintendo

Pokémon Championships

Here’s the latest videos for the 2020 Pokémon Oceania International Championships:


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