PokéNews (September 23): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: Pokémon Sword and Shield playable at EGX 2019, but also…

  • Pokémon Go
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)
  • Pokémon Kids TV

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Nintendo have announced that Pokémon Sword and Shield will be playable at EGX 2019, which takes place from October 17th to October 20th in London. Of course, it will be the very same demo that has already been playable at many events around the world.

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

Source: Nintendo

Pokémon GO

Altered Forme Giratina

Niantic have announced that Altered Forme Giratina is coming back to Raids. Here’s all you need to know:

  • From Monday, September 23, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7): Giratina in its Altered Forme will be available in five-star raids.
  • On September 25, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in your local time zone: There will be an increased number of five-star raids, featuring Altered Forme Giratina.
  • If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Altered Forme Giratina!

Source: Niantic

EX Raids

Niantic have announced that Mewtwo is coming back to EX Raids. EX Raid Passes for it will be sent to players from September 25th.

Here’s the features of those EX Raids:

  • Challenge Mewtwo with the Shadow Ball attack exclusively in EX Raids!
  • If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Mewtwo!

Source: Niantic

Legendary Raid Hour

Niantic have announced that the make-up Legendary Raid Hour featuring Mewtwo (with Psystrike) will be held on October 8th, from 6PM to 7PM local time. More details to be shared at a later date!

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)

Here’s the latest videos for the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series:

  • the preview for the next episode, airing on Sunday in Japan
  • the latest video clip for, showcasing Mallow

Pokémon Kids TV

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




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