PokéNews (June 10): Pokémon GO / Pokémon Sword and Shield

Today’s Pokémon news: details about the latest Community Day in Pokémon GO, but also…

  • Pokémon Sword and Shield
  • Pokémon merchandise

Pokémon GO

Niantic have shared some details about the latest Community Day, which takes places this month. As announced previously, it will feature Weedle, as voted by players on Twitter a couple of weeks ago (Gastly will be featured in July).

The next Community Day will take place on June 20th, from 11AM to 5PM local time. It will feature the following features and bonuses:

  • Weedle will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Weedle.
  • Evolve Kakuna (the evolved form of Weedle) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Beedrill that knows Drill Run.
  • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!
  • There’ll be a special one-time-purchase June Community Day bundle, featuring an Elite Charged TM, 30 Ultra Balls, 3 Star Pieces, and 3 Incense.
  • 3× Catch Stardust
  • Incense activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Buddy Pokémon with a Buddy Level of Great Buddy or higher will bring you helpful items, such as Poké Balls, throughout the event. Check out this help center article to learn how to become Great Buddies with your buddy.

Also, Niantic have announced that there will be no livestream this time.

Source: Niantic

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Here’s a French commercial for The Isle of Armor, the first set of DLC for Pokémon Sword and Shield:

Pokémon Sword and Shield – The Isle of Amor (Switch) comes out on June 17th worldwide.
Pokémon Sword and Shield – The Crown Tundra (Switch) comes out in November worldwide.

Pokémon merchandise

Hori have revealed a set of Pokémon-themed accessories for the Nintendo Switch, including some controllers, headsets, pouches, and more.

Here’s some pictures:

And here’s pictures of Pokémon-themed face masks, releasing on June 19th in Japan:

Source: Gamer / Gamer / Famitsu



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