PokéNews (July 12, Round 2): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon Masters

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

  • Pokémon Masters
  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon World Championships 2019
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)
  • Pokémon merchandise
  • Pokémon TCG
  • Pokémon Kids TV
  • Pokémon Ga-Olé (Arcade)

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Here’s the latest trailer/commercial for Pokémon Sword and Shield:

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

Pokémon Masters

Here’s the latest Sync Pair introductions for Pokémon Masters:

  • Blue & Pidgeot

Blue, the grandson of the famous Professor Oak, is a highly skilled Trainer from the land of Kanto. He’s best friends with his rival, Red.

  • Misty & Starmie

A Gym Leader known as the Tomboyish Mermaid, Misty has an upbeat personality but acts tough and takes rules very seriously. As a more experienced Trainer, she joins you on your adventure.

And here’s the latest artwork 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

Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Dortmund

The Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Dortmund took place earlier this month, and it was a real success. Niantic have written their usual recap of the event, that you can find by clicking here!

Here’s a video recap, too:

New attacks and updates for Trainer Battles

Niantic have written a rather lenghty blog posts about new attacks coming to Pokémon GO, as well as updates for Trainer Battles. Click here to check it out!


Here’s a picture of the Team Leader avatars available from the in-game Store:

Also, the Mewtwo outfit is also available, as part of the Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution event currently running.

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Pokémon World Championships 2019

Heads up for fans interested in attending the Pokémon World Championships 2019 (which takes place from August 15th to August 18th in Washington DC): registrations are now live. Check out this page for all the details!

Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)

Here’s the latest video for the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series:

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s some pictures of the Armoured Mewtwo figure/toy from Takara-Tomy releasing on July 27th in Japan:

And here’s pictures of the Pokémon drinks from the Pokémon Pop-Up Store in Hong Kong:

Source: 4Gamer / Famitsu

Pokémon TCG

The Pokémon Company have revealed some more products for the Hidden Fates expansion of the Pokémon TCG:

  • Pin Collection—Mewtwo (out on August 23rd)
  • Pin Collection—Mew (out on August 23rd)

They both include the following:

  • 1 of 2 foil promo cards featuring Mewtwo or Mew
  • 1 of 2 collector’s pins featuring Mewtwo or Mew
  • 3 Pokémon TCG: Hidden Fates booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online
  • Tin (out on September 6th)

It includes the following:

  • 1 of 3 foil Pokémon-GX cards: Charizard-GX, Gyarados-GX, or Raichu-GX
  • 4 Pokémon TCG: Hidden Fates booster packs
  • A code card to unlock a playable deck in the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Source: The Pokémon Company / The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Kids TV

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


Pokémon Ga-Olé (Arcade)

Here’s the latest set of videos for Pokémon Ga-Olé on Arcade:



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