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Upcoming Episodes

New titles are revealed in various publications such as: TV guides, childrens' magazines, anime magazines, promotional posters and videos, official websites and official television programs. Titles and their translations are added to our episode guide and the chart below when the titles are revealed.
Date Title(s)
Aug 24 2019 Flag SMUL 26: Aiming for the Top Floor!
Aim for the Top Floor! The Explosive Dragon Gym!!
Aug 25 2019 Flag SM 136: 燃え上がる炎!ライバルはひとりじゃない!!
Rising Fire! There's More Than One Rival!!
Aug 31 2019 Flag SMUL 27: A High-Speed Awakening!
Superspeed Kuwagannon! The Awakening of Māmane!!
Sep 01 2019 Flag SM 137: 無敗の帝王グズマ!
Guzma the Undefeated!
Sep 07 2019 Flag SMUL 28: The One that Didn't Get Away!
Suiren Hooks a Kyogre?!
Sep 08 2019 Flag SM 138: 決勝戦!最強ライバル対決!!
The Finals! The Ultimate Rival Showdown!!
Sep 14 2019 Flag SMUL 29: A Recipe for Success!
Mao's Valiant Effort! The Forest Pokémon Café!!
Sep 21 2019 Flag SMUL 30: Spying for the Guy!
You're Being Watched! The Rocket Gang's Alola Forms!!
Sep 28 2019 Flag SMUL 31: A Fiery Training Camp Trick!
Master the Z-Move! Kaki's Fierce Boot Camp!!
Aug 07

Pokémon GO - Race your way through the Safari Zone Montreal this September!

Posted by Sunain | August 7th 2019 at 09:16 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Pokémon GO, Niantic, Safari Zone
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Niantic has announced that a Safari Zone will take place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on September 20th, 2019 until September 22nd, 2019. Pokémon that evolve into fast Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild, and unique Field Research will be available for Trainers to complete throughout the day. The event will take place at Parc Jean-Drapeau.

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Race your way through the Safari Zone Montreal this September!

Three, two, one—GO, Trainers!

The Pokémon GO team is excited to invite you to our Safari Zone Montreal this September. This ticketed event will take place along the historic Circuit Gilles Villeneuve at beautiful Parc Jean-Drapeau on Saint Helen’s Island and Notre Dame Island in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

From September 20 to September 22, Parc Jean-Drapeau will be transformed into a speedy Pokémon wonderland. Pokémon that evolve into fast Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild, and unique Field Research will be available for Trainers to complete throughout the day.

Can’t join us in Montreal? Fear not. Trainers across Canada may encounter many of the Pokémon featured at the Safari Zone. In addition, Yanma will appear more frequently globally!

Tickets will be available soon. Stay tuned to our official Pokémon GO channels for updates. We’ll be sharing news on this exciting Safari Zone in the coming weeks!

Meet you...at the finish line!

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/safarizone-montreal-2019/

Article edited on 2019-08-14 09:17:34 by Sunain
Aug 05

Pokémon Sword and Shield - August 7th, 2019

Posted by Sunain | August 5th 2019 at 06:39 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, YouTube, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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The Pokémon Company has announced that they will reveal more information about Pokémon Sword and Shield on August 7, 2019 at 9am EST / 6am PDT / 22:00 JST / 1pm UTC. High resolution images and screenshots from the press release have been added to an Imageboard thread.

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Source: https://twitter.com/Pokemon_cojp/status/1158362132918022144

GALARIAN FORM POKÉMON REVEALED IN POKÉMON SWORD AND POKÉMON SHIELD

New Pokémon Evolutions and Rivals Also Announced ​​​​​​​

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo revealed details today about the regional forms of Pokémon found in the highly anticipated upcoming video games, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. New Pokémon Evolutions and information about the rivals that Trainers will face were also revealed. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system.

Galarian Pokémon
Some Pokémon have adapted to the unique environment of one specific region and do not look or behave like Pokémon of the same species found elsewhere. Regional forms of Pokémon can be found in Galar as well, where they’re known as Galarian forms.

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Galarian Weezing
Category: Poison Gas Pokémon
Type: Poison/Fairy
Height: 9'10"
Weight: 35.3 lbs.
Ability: Levitate/???

Galarian Weezing consumes polluted air and poisonous gases for sustenance. The by-product of this consumption is purified air, which is spewed out from the tops of its heads. The toxins accumulated within Weezing’s body form into concentrated poison gas clouds that leak out and drift around it. This gas is so potent that even a whiff is enough to stun and immobilize an opponent, making it Weezing’s best weapon during battles.

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Galarian Zigzagoon
Category: Tiny Raccoon Pokémon
Type: Dark/Normal
Height: 1'4"
Weight: 38.6 lbs.
Ability: Pickup/Gluttony

The Zigzagoon of Galar never settle down and are known to inhabit all areas of the region, including fields, forests, and towns. There is some speculation that the zigzag movements of the Zigzagoon in other regions stem from the restless nature of Galarian Zigzagoon, considered to be the oldest branch of the species. Galarian Zigzagoon enjoy battles and will charge at people and other Pokémon in an attempt to provoke a fight. This behavior usually succeeds in starting a battle with other Pokémon, but humans tend to think Galarian Zigzagoon is just playing or showing affection.

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Galarian Linoone
Category: Rushing Pokémon
Type: Dark/Normal
Height: 1'8"
Weight: 71.7 lbs.
Ability: Pickup/Gluttony

Galarian Linoone can reach speeds of over 60 miles per hour and can deliver devastating Tackles and Headbutts. With enough destructive force to knock away a car, these attacks can also throw Linoone off-balance if they miss. Galarian Linoone are rash and fearless and will recklessly pick fights even with opponents stronger than themselves. Their boldness and their tendency to attack opponents head on make Galarian Linoone very popular among the disaffected youth of the Galar region.

Galarian Form Evolutions
Living in the unique environment of the Galar region, some regional forms of Pokémon have developed unique Evolutions unseen in any other region.

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Obstagoon
Category: Blocking Pokémon
Type: Dark/Normal
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 101.4 lbs.
Ability: Reckless/Guts


The Linoone of the Galar region live in harsh conditions and engage in fierce competition with others of their species. As a result, their survival instincts have been honed, leading to their Evolution into Obstagoon. Though Obstagoon is extremely combative, it often does not launch the first attack. It will taunt an opponent, goading it into attacking. When it does, Obstagoon will cross its arms and meet the oncoming attack with its Obstruct move. Obstagoon is especially skilled at throwing its opponents off guard and counterattacking with its sharp claws.

Form-Changing Pokémon
Some Pokémon can change their form, often because of the effects of certain items or their own Ability. Some of these form changes don’t just change the Pokémon’s appearance but also affect the types of its moves or even change its Ability.

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Morpeko
Category: Two-Sided Pokémon
Type: Electric/Dark
Height: 1'
Weight: 6.6 lbs.
Ability: Hunger Switch

The sacs in Morpeko’s cheeks constantly generate electricity. This consumes energy, causing Morpeko to be constantly hungry. To satisfy this hunger, Morpeko always carries around Berry seeds to snack on. When experiencing prolonged hunger, Morpeko’s hormone balance changes. This causes its fur to change colors and triggers more aggressive and volatile behavior. The energy stored in its cheek sacs also changes from Electric type to Dark type. Morpeko’s Ability, Hunger Switch, is a new Ability that causes it to change its appearance each turn. Aura Wheel is Morpeko’s signature move, and it changes type depending on Morpeko’s form. In Full Belly Mode, the move is Electric type. In Hangry Mode, the move becomes Dark type.

Rivals of the Galar Region

Many Trainers from across the region take part in the Gym Challenge, a competition in which participants face the various Gyms of Galar with the hopes of becoming the Champion. Two rivals that Trainers will compete with on their adventures are Marnie and Bede.

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Marnie
Marnie is a rival who has a competitive side, and together with her partner Morpeko, she aims to become the Champion of the Galar region. She has many passionate fans due to her calm and calculated battle strategies.

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Bede
Bede is a rival who is skilled at Pokémon battles and has the pride to match. He has joined the Gym Challenge, having received his endorsement from Rose, the chairman of the Galar Pokémon League. While he clearly is aiming to become Champion, he seems to have other objectives as well.

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Team Yell
Team Yell is a group of troublemakers who seem to appear everywhere and who attempt to get in the way at every opportunity. They want nothing more than for Marnie to become Champion, so they try to obstruct other challengers. They take over hotel lobbies, prevent challengers from accessing transportation, and even shout and distract opponents during battle. Whenever Marnie battles, these Team Yell Grunts are quick to appear, showing their support with Marnie-print towels and horns.

Poké Jobs Help Pokémon Grow
In the Galar region, people and Pokémon often work together. Corporations and universities request the help of Pokémon through Poké Jobs. Trainers can check for available Poké Jobs at the Rotomi in Pokémon Centers and will be able send Pokémon directly from their Boxes to any job they accept. Trainers will find that certain Pokémon types are suited for specific jobs. The experience gained while on the job will help Pokémon grow, and Trainers may even receive rare items as rewards.

Poké Jobs

In the Galar region, it is very common for people and Pokémon to work together. Many corporations and universities request the help of Pokémon through what are known as Poké Jobs.

You can check available Poké Jobs at the Rotomi in Pokémon Centers, and you’ll also be able to send Pokémon from your Boxes directly to any job you accept!

The Pokémon you send will help out with the job, and the experience will even help them grow. There are many different Poké Jobs available. You’ll find that certain Pokémon types are suited for specific jobs, too. Helping out for a long time or sending as many Pokémon as you can on a job can also net some good results. You might even receive some rare items!

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There are many places requesting the help of Pokémon, including corporations and universities. You’ll choose the Pokémon you want to send to the Poké Job from your Boxes.

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Each Pokémon sent to a Poké Job will come back having grown from the experience! They’ll receive rewards like Exp. Points or base points, and how much they get will depend on factors like how long they work and their types!

Rotomi

This is Rotomi—your new helper in Pokémon Centers with a ton of features. You can accept jobs from the Rotomi you can find in every Pokémon Center around the Galar region. Rotomi have many different features aside from Poké Jobs, too—you can access your Boxes or even have a go at the Loto-ID!

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You can find Rotomi in any Pokémon Center in the Galar region. It has many features, such as the Loto-ID.

Source: https://swordshield.pokemon.com/en-us/gameplay/pokejobs/

YouTube Clip - A New Team and New Rivals in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield!



Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBiTpi8ecTE

YouTube Clip - A New Team and New Rivals in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield! - Japanese



Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egCKrIMOYhM

Article edited on 2019-08-07 10:11:37 by Sunain
Aug 05

Pokémon Center London

Posted by Sunain | August 5th 2019 at 07:53 AM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Center, Twitter
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The Pokémon Company International has announced that Pokémon Center London will be popping up for a limited time only this October at Westfield London, Shepherd's Bush. Further details will be revealed in the coming months!

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Source: https://mobile.twitter.com/pokemonnewsuk/status/1158316179942977536

POP-UP POKÉMON CENTER TO OPEN IN LONDON THIS OCTOBER

London, UK—August 5, 2019—The Pokémon Company International is excited to announce its plan to open a special pop-up Pokémon Center retail location in London this October. Located in Westfield London (Ariel Way, Shepherd’s Bush W12 7GF) and open only for a limited time from October 18 to November 15* 2019, the store will give fans a chance to browse and purchase a range of Pokémon Center-branded products, including exclusive designs not found anywhere else.

The pop-up Pokémon Center London celebrates the highly anticipated launch of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games for Nintendo Switch this November; paying tribute to the United Kingdom’s role in inspiring the design and feel of the all-new Galar region players will explore in the games.

Further details on opening times, products available to purchase and additional in-store activities will be revealed in the coming months.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be released worldwide on November 15, 2019, exclusively for Nintendo Switch.

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Article edited on 2019-08-05 07:56:50 by Sunain
Aug 04

EB Games Canada - Trade and Play Day TCG - August 10th, 2019

Posted by Sunain | August 4th 2019 at 03:53 PM EDT
Tags: TCG, EB Games
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On Saturday, August 10th, 2019, EB Games Canada will be holding a Pokémon Card Game Trade and Play Day at participating locations. If you bring a friend to the event and learn about the Pokémon Card Game, you can receive a free Trade and Play Day kit while supplies last. Card trading is intended for children under 16 and all trades should be done fairly.

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Source: https://www.ebgames.ca/Pokemon

Article edited on 2019-08-04 03:54:08 by Sunain
Aug 02

Toys R Us Canada Announces Pokémon Trading Events Every Sunday

Posted by Sunain | August 2nd 2019 at 08:22 PM EDT
Tags: TCG, Toys R Us
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Toys R Us Canada has announced that they will be hosting Pokémon Trading Events for the TCG every Sunday starting on August 4th, 2019. Events last all day.

Gotta Catch Em' All!

Parents bring your little collectors instore every SUNDAY to check out the latest Pokémon products, and be sure to visit our Trade & Play station at the customer service desk!

Pokémon Collector? New to Pokémon?
Visit your local Toys"R"Us and don’t forget to bring your card collection to Trade & Play with “Us”. Parental supervision required at all times. Limit 2 trades with Toys"R"Us team member. Participants must sign in prior to trading. All event material is available while supplies last and can only be distributed to participants. Recommended for ages 4 and up. No purchase necessary.

Source: http://www.toysrus.ca/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3373022&ab=TRU_Footer_REvents_110917

Article edited on 2019-08-02 08:22:55 by Sunain
Aug 02

Mewtwo Event Pokémon Distribution for LGPE to Celebrate Launch of Sun and Moon Unified Minds

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To celebrate the launch of Sun and Moon Unified Minds, a special Mewtwo will be distributed for the Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! video games. This Pokémon, which has maxed-out Go Power for all of its stats, will be available exclusively at Smyths in the UK and Germany and PicWicToys in France from 9 August to 6 September 2019. See below to learn more about this powerful Mewtwo:

Level: 70
OT: Giovanni
Nature: random
Go Power for all stats: max (This Pokémon is battle-ready, you don’t need to use Candies to increase its Go Power because it’s already maxed for every stat!)
Moves: Amnesia, Psychic, Teleport, Recover

Visit a Smyths store in the UK between 9 August and 6 September 2019 to claim a code for a special Mewtwo. Redeem the code in-game to get your Mewtwo (instructions supplied on accompanying leaflets provided by Smyths with the code). A Nintendo Switch console, an internet connection and a Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! game are required to redeem the Mewtwo code. One code redeemable per game and per customer, while stocks last.

Article edited on 2019-08-02 01:22:38 by Sunain
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