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Oct 16

New Gigantamax Pokémon Revealed in Pokémon Sword and Shield

Posted by Sunain | October 16th 2019 at 09:42 AM EDT
Tags: Press Release, YouTube, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo today revealed the Gigantamax forms of Pikachu, Charizard, Eevee, Meowth, and Butterfree. Gigantamaxing changes a Pokémon’s size, power, and appearance and allows them to use a G-Max Move. Only certain species of Pokémon can Gigantamax—and even among such species, only rare specimens will be able to. Gigantamax Pokémon will appear in the highly anticipated upcoming video games Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, launching on November 15, 2019, exclusively on Nintendo Switch systems. High resolution artwork and screenshots from the press release have been added to an Imageboard thread.

NEW GIGANTAMAX POKÉMON REVEALED IN POKÉMON SWORD AND POKÉMON SHIELD

Gigantamax Forms of Pikachu, Eevee, and More Announced ​​​​​​​

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Gigantamax Pikachu
Type: Electric
Height: 68'11"+
Weight: ???
Ability: Static

The electricity generated in the sacs in its cheeks is stored in its tail. In battle, it will strike opponents with its tail and send a jolt of electricity through them as great as any lightning strike. Gigantamax Pikachu has become so powerful that it can produce enough electricity to rival a power plant. However, using this electricity to help power people’s homes seems difficult, as Pikachu can only remain Gigantamaxed for a short time. Electric-type attacks used by Gigantamax Pikachu will change to G-Max Volt Crash, which not only deals damage but also paralyzes all opponents.

Trainers that have play records from Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! on their Nintendo Switch system will be able to receive a special Pikachu that can Gigantamax in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

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Gigantamax Charizard
Type: Fire/Flying
Height: 91'10"+
Weight: ???
Ability: Blaze

The flames inside its body have become stronger, and now fire erupts from its mouth and horns in addition to its tail. It seems that the strength of the flames increases when Gigantamax Charizard roars. Charizard’s flames have become enhanced with Gigantamax power and now form wings on its back. These wings are hotter than magma, and Charizard can fire them off to scorch its opponents. Fire-type attacks used by Gigantamax Charizard will change to G-Max Wildfire. G-Max Wildfire doesn’t just deal damage to an opponent when it hits—it will also continue to deal damage for four turns to any Pokémon that isn’t Fire type.
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Gigantamax Eevee
Type: Normal
Height: 59'1"+
Weight: ???
Ability: Run Away / Adaptability

The fur around its neck has become extra fluffy and luxurious thanks to Gigantamax power. Any opponent caught in this fur becomes enamored with Eevee and loses the will to fight. Gigantamaxing has caused Eevee to become more rambunctious than ever, and it will attempt to play with any opponent. However, it often ends up crushing its opponent due to its massive size. Normal-type attacks used by Gigantamax Eevee will change to G-Max Cuddle. G-Max Cuddle doesn’t only deal damage when it hits—any opponent that is the opposite gender of Eevee will become infatuated.

Trainers that have play records from Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! on their Nintendo Switch system will be able to receive a special Eevee that can Gigantamax in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

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Gigantamax Meowth
Type: Normal
Height: 108'3"+
Weight: ???
Ability: Pickup/Technician

Gigantamaxing has caused Meowth’s body to stretch to astounding lengths, and the coin on its head has also become massive. The giant coin can emit a torrent of Gigantamax power, filling the surrounding area with a powerful golden gleam. Meowth loves shiny objects, and when it sees skyscrapers lined with glass, it won’t be able to resist the urge to sharpen its claws on them. This behavior can cause considerable damage, such as wearing down the exterior walls and breaking windows. Normal-type attacks used by Gigantamax Meowth will change to G-Max Gold Rush. G-Max Gold Rush deals damage to opponents and also scatters coins all over the area, giving Trainers a considerable in-game cash bonus after the battle.

This special Meowth that can Gigantamax can be received as an early-purchase bonus for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield by selecting the Get via Internet option in Mystery Gift from Friday, November 15, 2019, to Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

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Gigantamax Butterfree
Type: Bug/Flying
Height: 55'9"+
Weight: ???
Ability: Compound Eyes

Its most notable feature is its blinding wings, which have grown to gigantic proportions. The light of Gigantamax Butterfree’s wings comes from its scales, which can inflict paralysis, poisoning, or sleep on its opponents. These scales are Butterfree’s most effective weapons. Its vast wings can stir up a wind strong enough to lift a 10-ton truck, just by flapping. This wind also scatters poisonous scales around the area, so simply being near this Pokémon is very dangerous. Bug-type attacks used by Gigantamax Butterfree will change to G-Max Befuddle. G-Max Befuddle doesn’t only deal damage—it will also scatter scales around opponents and cause them to become poisoned, become paralyzed, or fall asleep.

YouTube Clip - G I G A N T A M A X P O K É M O N are coming to Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield!



Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i2_Eotzh6M
Oct 13

Pokémon Center Singapore - Galar Pokémon Trainer Certification

Posted by Sunain | October 13th 2019 at 11:44 AM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Center, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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The official Facebook page for the Pokémon Center Singapore has announced that a Galar Pokémon Trainer Certification exam will be available to take at a booth in the Pokémon Center Singapore starting on October 14th, 2019. Those that pass the exam can get a unique Pokémon Trainer Certificate.

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Galar Pokémon Trainer Certification

'Tis the season for exams! But worry not Trainers, for this is not a stressful examination! This might just be the most fun and enjoyable test you have ever had! For the very first time in Pokémon Center Singapore, we are hosting a Galar Pokémon Trainer Certification, to sieve out the very best from the best!

Test your knowledge on the soon-to-be-released Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield with this quiz-like certification to see if you qualify to be a Trainer! Pass the test to receive a unique Pokémon Trainer Certificate of your own!

A booth will be set up on selected dates. Approach our friendly Trainer in store to obtain the quiz!

The first certification will take place tomorrow, 14th October 2019, Monday! Do come on down and challenge yourself! Who knows, you might just become a Galar Pokémon Trainer!

Source: https://www.facebook.com/Pokemon.official.Singapore

Article edited on 2019-10-13 11:45:18 by Sunain
Oct 10

PAX AUS - Partner Pokémon Poll - Partner Pokémon Pin

Posted by Sunain | October 10th 2019 at 07:40 PM EDT
Tags: PAX, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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PAX AUS takes place from October 11th, 2019 to October 13th, 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), South Wharf, Australia. Nintendo will have a booth at PAX AUS where visitors will be able to play a hands-on demo of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Nintendo also has a poll on their official site where people can select their favorite partner Pokémon from the new games and can show their selection to a Nintendo staff member at the PAX AUS booth to get a free pin while supplies last.

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Partner Pokémon Poll

Which partner Pokémon will you begin your adventure with in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield on November 15th?

Choose your partner Pokémon, play the demo at PAX AUS and show your selection to Nintendo staff to claim a pin of your chosen partner Pokémon! While stock lasts.

Source: https://www.nintendo.com.au/paxaus/pokemon-poll/

Article edited on 2019-10-10 07:41:35 by Sunain
Oct 09

Galarian Form of Ponyta Will Appear in Pokémon Shield

Posted by Sunain | October 9th 2019 at 10:48 AM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo confirmed today that the Galar regional form of Ponyta will appear in the highly anticipated upcoming Pokémon Shield video game. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch system. The Galarian Pokémon made a surprise appearance during a “livestream” of a forest in the Galar region. High resolution screenshots and artwork from the press release have been added to an Imageboard thread.

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Galarian Ponyta

Category: Unique Horn Pokémon
Type: Psychic
Height: 2'7"
Weight: 52.9 lbs.
Ability: Run Away/ Pastel Veil


Galarian Ponyta have been found in a certain forest of the Galar region since ancient times. It is said that they were exposed to the overflowing life energy of the forest over many generations, and therefore their appearance became unique in this region.

Galarian Ponyta can absorb the life energy of the surrounding atmosphere and store it in its mane. Its mane will become more colorful, and even emit a sparkling glow, if there is an abundance of energy around.

Galarian Ponyta’s Ability, Pastel Veil, is a new Ability introduced in these titles. This Ability prevents the Pokémon and its allies from becoming poisoned. It can even cure the poisoned status condition of its allies when this Pokémon enters the battlefield.

YouTube Clip - Meet Galarian Ponyta in Pokémon Shield!



Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LcerbX5Qh8

Article edited on 2019-10-09 03:48:45 by Sunain
Oct 05

Pokémon Center Singapore - Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble Mascot Appearances

Posted by Sunain | October 5th 2019 at 08:56 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Center, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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To promote the upcoming games Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, the Pokémon Center Singapore has announced that new starters Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble as well as Pikachu and Mimikyu will be making mascot appearances throughout October of 2019.

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Mascot Appearance

October's here and our Pokémon friends are back to play with everyone, so get ready for a month packed full with mascot appearances at Pokémon Center Singapore!

Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble are the three starter Pokémon of the upcoming games, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield! While these games will only be out on 15th November 2019 -- and are still available for preorder from Pokémon Center Singapore! -- the three starters are here early to meet all of you.

Of course, Pikachu and Mimikyu will still be around to meet all of their fans. Not only that, Pikachu has prepared a spooky costume specially for the occasion, so be sure not to miss it!

See you soon at Pokémon Center Singapore!

Mascot appearance schedule:

October 4th (Fri): 12pm - Pikachu/Mimikyu, 3pm - Grookey/Scorbunny/Sobble, 7pm - Pikachu/Mimikyu
October 5th (Sat) - 6th (Sun): 12pm - Mimikyu, 3pm - Grookey/Scorbunny/Sobble, 7pm - Mimikyu
October 12th (Sat) - 20th (Sun): 12pm, 3pm - Grookey/Scorbunny/Sobble, 7pm - Halloween Pikachu/Mimikyu
October 26th (Sat), 27th (Sun), 30th (Wed), 31st (Thu): 12pm, 3pm, 7pm - Halloween Pikachu/Mimikyu

Source: https://www.facebook.com/Pokemon.official.Singapore/

Article edited on 2019-10-09 08:56:48 by Sunain
Oct 04

Pokémon Secret Club - Alternate-colored Crab

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The Pokémon Secret Club website has updated and has announced that those who have pre-ordered a copy of Pokémon Sword or Shield and have a club account can receive a serial code to unlock an Alternate-colored Crab in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu or Eievui.

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Source: https://swshmembers.pokemon.co.jp/

Article edited on 2019-10-06 06:27:48 by Sunain
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