PokéNews (July 14): Pokémon GO / Pokémon Trading Card Game

Today’s Pokémon news: more Shadow Pokémon now available in Pokémon GO, but also…

  • Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Pokémon merchandise
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?

Pokémon GO

Niantic have announced that more Shadow Pokémon are now available in Pokémon GO:

  • Machop
  • Gligar
  • Stunky
  • and more…

As usual, you will have to rescue them from the hands of the infamous Team GO Rocket!

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Pokémon Trading Card Game

Enjoying Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield? If you’re interested in trying them out in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, you now can! The Pokémon Company have launched a special section on the official website, detailing how you can hold Raid Battles with your friends using the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Here’s a video showcasing Raid Battles:

To hold Raid Battles in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, you will need:

  • 4 players, each with two Pokémon cards (Pokémon only; no Trainer or Energy cards)
  • 1 Boss Pokémon card
  • 1 deck of 20 Boss Attack cards
  • 1 deck of 5 Cheer cards
  • 4 Knock Out counters
  • 1 playmat
  • Damage counters
  • 1 coin

For more details, instructions, and materials to download, click here!

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s some pictures of the second set of Pikachu puré gummy candies, releasing on July 21st in Japan:

And here’s pictures of two Pokémon Tsumuno+ sets (a wooden balance game), releasing in mid-July in Japan (price: 2 380 Yen + taxes):

Source: 4Gamer / Famitsu

Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?

Here’s the preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!, which airs this Sunday (July 19th) in Japan:



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