PokéNews (July 15): Pokémon GO / Pokémon merchandise

Today’s Pokémon news: latest Pokémon GO news, but also…

  • Pokémon merchandise

Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO Fest

Ahead of the Pokémon GO Fest, next week, Niantic have released a Print at Home kit, so you can make your own paper crafts and decorations: click here to check it out! NB: the kit will only be available for download for a limited time.

Shadow Suicune

Niantic have announced that players will be able to encounter Giovannia with Shadow Suicune past the current GO Fest Weekly Challenge.

Source: Niantic (Twitter)


Niantic have announced that, starting today, when you use a Raid Pass, a Premium Battle Pass, or a Remote Raid Pass, the pass is only consumed when the Raid Battle begins (instead of when you join the lobby).

Source: Niantic

Pikachu Visor

Ahead of the Pokémon GO Fest, next week, Niantic have added a new Rare Souvenir: a Pikachu Visor. To get it, you will need to have your Ultra Buddy Pokémon to bring it back to you, like other souvenirs.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon merchandise

The Pokémon Company have announced that the latest An Afternoon with Eevee figure, featuring Espeon, will be available from July 21st via the Pokémon Center Online website:

And here’s some pictures of the latest set of Pokémon merchandise from Japan:

Source: The Pokémon Company / The Pokémon Company



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