PokéNews (May 13): Pokémon GO / Pokémon The Movie

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

  • Pokémon The Movie

Pokémon GO

Virizion and Terrakion

Niantic have announced that today (May 13th), there will be a Raid Hour featuring Virizion from 6PM to 7PM local time. If you’re lucky, you may even get to encounter its Shiny variant!

But that’s not all: Terrakion is coming back to 5 Star Raids, with its Shiny variant also showing up. It will be available from May 19th to May 26th, and just like Virizion, it’s getting its own Raid Hour: that will be on May 20th, still from 6PM to 7PM local time.

Source: Niantic

Community Day

Niantic have announced that the next Community Day will take place on May 24th from 11AM to 5PM local time, and that it will feature Seedot.

Here’s the list of features and bonuses:

  • Features
    • Seedot will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Seedot.
    • Evolve Nuzleaf (the evolved form of Seedot) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Shiftry that knows Bullet Seed.
    • For US$1 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access a Community Day–exclusive Special Research story—Seeing Double! Follow Professor Willow as he learns about Seedot and discovers just how much it and its evolved forms, Nuzleaf and Shiftry, enjoy messing with Trainers and Pokémon alike. Complete it to earn three Incense, five Golden Razz Berries, and other rewards.
    • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!
    • There’ll be a special one-time-purchase May Community Day bundle, featuring an Elite Fast TM, 30 Ultra Balls, three Incense, and three Lucky Eggs.
  • Bonuses
    • 3× Catch XP
    • 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, on May 23rd, there will be a 24h-long Community Day livestream on YouTube.

Source: Niantic

Pokémon The Movie

Heads up for Pokémon fans interesting in watching the first Pokémon movie (again): it’s now available on Pokémon TV!

Here’s a trailer:

And that’s not all: the second and third movies are also available on the service, so if you haven’t watched them yet (or if you just want a trip down memory lane), now is your chance to do so for free!

Source: The Pokémon Company (Twitter)


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