PokéNews (July 29): Pokémon GO / Pokémon Trading Card Game

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

  • Pokémon Trading Card Game

Pokémon GO

Community Day

Niantic have announced that the next Community Day will feature Magikarp. It will take place on August 8th, from 11AM to 5PM local time.

Here’s the various features and bonuses:

  • Magikarp will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Magikarp.
  • Evolve Magikarp during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Gyarados that knows Aqua Tail.
  • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!
  • It takes quite a bit of Candy to evolve Magikarp into Gyarados! Complete event-exclusive Field Research tasks to earn additional Magikarp Candies.
  • There’ll be a special one-time-purchase August Community Day Box, featuring 30 Ultra Balls, an Elite Charged TM, six Star Pieces, and an Incense!
  • For US$1 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Community Day–exclusive Special Research story Making a Splash! Follow Professor Willow as he learns about Magikarp and its epic Evolution journey!
  • 3× Catch Stardust
  • Incense activated during the event will last for three hours.

Source: Niantic

Videos

Here’s the latest videos for Pokémon GO, with:

  • a tutorial video for the GO Battle League
  • a Developer Insight video for the Pokémon GO Fest 2020
  • a Team GO Rocket face-off video

Store

Some new boxes are now available in the Store:

  • Special Box (480 Coins): Premium Battle Pass x2, Incense x2, Super Incubator x, Poké Ball x20
  • Ultra Box (1480 Coins): Premium Battle Pass x16, Super Incubator x2, Incense x4, Star Piece x4
  • Adventute Box (1480 Coins): Super Incubator x16, Incense x4, Star Piece x4, Egg Incubator x2

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Trading Card Game

The Pokémon Company have announced that the V Start Decks for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, released on July 10th in Japan, sold 500 000 units in less than days (July 10th to July 19th).

Here’s a few pictures:

Source: Gamer


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