PokéNews (July 16): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon GO

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

  • Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword and Shield

The Pokémon Company have announced the latest Online Competition for Pokémon Sword and Shield: Armor Beginnings. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Battles: Single
  • Pokémon allowed: Isle of Armor Pokédex only, requires Galar or Battle Ready Marks
  • Registration: July 16th to July 23rd
  • Battles: July 24th to July 26th

If you want to train ahead of the competition, the rules can be downloaded.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon GO


Niantic have announced that the ability to invite friends to Raids is now live for all Trainers that are Level 32 or higher. The feature is currently being rolled out to all players, and those that are Level 31 or lower will soon get it.

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Community Day

Heads up for players looking to take part in the July Community Day: the exclusive Special Research story, The Great Gastly, is now available for purchase from the in-game shop.

Source: Niantic (Twitter)



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