PokéNews (October 4): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: some tidbits for Pokémon Sword and Shield, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon merchandise
  • Game Freak
  • Pokémon Kids TV

Pokémon Sword and Shield

The special 24h-long livestream for Pokémon Sword and Shield is now live:

And here’s the latest videos from the Game Informer exclusive coverage:

Also, The Pokémon Company has shared a clarification regarding the total number of gyms found in the game: click here to check it out!

Finally, it has been announced that Pokémon Sword and Shield will be playable at PAX Australia, which takes place from October 11th to October 13th in Melbourne. As usual, it will be the exact same demo that has already been playable at many events around the world.

Pokémon Sword and Shield (Switch) comes out on November 15th worldwide.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon GO

Stardust Blast

The latest Stardust Blast event is now live in Pokémon GO, and runs until October 10th. Here’s the various bonuses players can enjoy with it:

  • 2× Hatch Stardust
  • 2× Catch Stardust
  • 2× Stardust from Team GO Rocket battles
  • Guaranteed 2,000 Stardust from raids

Source: Niantic

Shiny Oddish

Heads up, Oddish lovers! Shiny Oddish is now available in Pokémon GO!

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!

A new Pokémon distribution for Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! went live today in Japan. It allows members of the Pokémon Himitsu Club (that only players who pre-order Pokémon Sword and Shield can join) to get a Serial Code for a Shiny Krabby. It will be available until November 14th.

Here’s some details about the Shiny Krabby:

  • Level: 15
  • Moves: Crabhammer, Toxic, Facade, Bubble Beam

As usual, you can find the list of Serial Codes for Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! on this page!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Today, battles for the the final Online Competition for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon went live. It’s called Ultra Final Online Competition, and it will allow you to get a Serial Code for a Shiny Tapu Koko. Here’s all you need to know about the competition:

  • Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
  • Sign-up: September 27th to October 3rd
  • Battles: October 4th to October 6th
  • Results: October (date TBA)
  • Battle type: Single (3 Pokémon sent to battle, out of 6)
  • Pokémon restrictions: none (every Pokémon from the National Dex allowed, from #001 to #807, including duplicate Pokémon)
  • Item restrictions: none (all items, including Mega Stones and Z-Crystals)

As usual, you can find more details about the Serial Codes for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on this page!

Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s pictures of some more Pokémon merchandise from Japan:

Source: Famitsu / The Pokémon Company

Game Freak

Here’s the latest videos from the Game Freak YouTube Channel:

Pokémon Kids TV

Here’s the latest video from the Pokémon Kids TV YouTube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liSvndo8saU


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