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Feb 18

Pokémon GO - Kanto-themed Raid Day - Sunday, February 28th, 2021

Posted by Sunain | February 18th 2021 at 04:43 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic, Pokémon Day, Raid
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Niantic has announced that a Kanto-themed Raid Day will take place on Sunday, February 28th, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time in Pokémon GO.

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Close out the Pokémon Day weekend with a Kanto-themed Raid Day!

Trainers, We’re closing out the Pokémon Day weekend festivities with a Kanto-themed Raid Day! Join us to celebrate some fan-favorite Pokémon as the Season of Celebration comes to an end.

Date + Time
Sunday, February 28, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time

Features
  • Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres will be appearing in five-star raids! If you’re lucky, you might even encounter a Shiny Articuno, Shiny Zapdos, or Shiny Moltres!
  • We’re hearing reports that Giovanni will be returning with a different Shadow Legendary Pokémon in his clutches. Get ready to complete some new Team GO Rocket Special Research to save this Pokémon, Trainers!
  • Pick up a bundle of three Remote Raid Passes in the shop starting on Saturday, February 27 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time to Monday, March 1 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time.
  • Earn up to five free Raid Passes by spinning Photo Discs at PokéStops or Gyms during event hours.
  • During the event period, you can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.
  • Team GO Rocket Grunts will be appearing more frequently at PokéStops and in balloons throughout the event window.
Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change.

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/post/kanto-raid-day-2021/?hl=en
Feb 12

Pokémon Sword and Shield - Face Milcery and Earn Sweets in Max Raid Battles

Posted by Sunain | February 12th 2021 at 03:33 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Raid
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Players of Pokémon Sword and Shield can encounter Milcery in Max Raid Battles from February 11th, 2021 until February 14th, 2021.

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Face Milcery and Earn Sweets in Max Raid Battles

Use the Sweets you earn during this Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Valentine’s Day event to evolve a Milcery into an Alcremie that can Gigantamax.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield players will have a particularly sweet Valentine's Day this year. Until February 14, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST, you'll be more like to encounter Milcery in Max Raid Battles. These Max Raid Battles will reward you with all sorts of Sweets—including Star Sweets and Ribbon Sweets, which are only available during special events. When Sweets are held by a Milcery, they allow the little Cream Pokémon to evolve into different forms of Alcremie.

Any Alcremie you evolve from the Milcery you catch during this event will be capable of Gigantamaxing, so you'll want to take advantage of all the Sweets you earn. Be sure to keep your eyes open as you take on Max Raid Battles, too, because you'll have a small chance to encounter a Shiny Milcery during this Valentine's Day event!

For an opportunity to encounter these Pokémon in a Max Raid Battle, you'll need to connect your Nintendo Switch system to the internet through Y-Comm or by selecting Mystery Gift in the X menu, then selecting Get the Wild Area News. After that, whenever you see a pillar of light shining from a Pokémon Den, you can walk up to the Pokémon Den and interact with it to start a Max Raid Battle with a Dynamax Pokémon. This event does not affect the Pokémon encountered within Dynamax Adventures.

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/face-milcery-and-earn-sweets-in-max-raid-battles/
Feb 02

Pokémon Sword and Shield - Gigantamax Machamp and Gigantamax Orbeetle Appear in Max Raid Battles

Posted by Sunain | February 2nd 2021 at 10:10 AM EST
Tags: Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Raid
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The official Pokémon website ha announced that Gigantamax Machamp and Gigantamax Orbeetle will appear in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield during February 2021.

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Gigantamax Machamp and Gigantamax Orbeetle Appear in Max Raid Battles

Throughout February, you’ll encounter more Fighting-type and Psychic-type Pokémon in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Max Raid Battles.

Prepare your body and your mind because during February 2021, you'll encounter lots of Fighting-type and Psychic-type Pokémon in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. All through the month, you'll find the Fighting-type Pokémon Machamp, Lucario, and Falinks as well as the Psychic-type Pokémon Gothitelle, Reuniclus, and Orbeetle more frequently in Pokémon Dens. You might even face off against Gigantamax Machamp or Gigantamax Orbeetle when you go into battle.

For an opportunity to encounter these Pokémon in a Max Raid Battle, you'll need to connect your Nintendo Switch system to the internet through Y-Comm or by selecting Mystery Gift in the X menu, then selecting Get the Wild Area News. After that, whenever you see a pillar of light shining from a Pokémon Den, you can walk up to the Pokémon Den and interact with it to start a Max Raid Battle with a Dynamax Pokémon. Usually, there'll be an extremely small possibility a Gigantamax Pokémon will appear instead of a Dynamax Pokémon, but during an event, certain Gigantamax Pokémon are more likely to appear. This event does not affect the Pokémon encountered within Dynamax Adventures.

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/gigantamax-machamp-and-gigantamax-orbeetle-appear-in-max-raid-battles/
Jan 29

Pokémon Sword and Shield - Special Max Raid Battle Event - Cramorant

Posted by Sunain | January 29th 2021 at 10:02 AM EST
Tags: Anime, Movie, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Raid
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A special Max Raid Battle event is coming to Pokémon Sword and Shield! Starting February 3rd, 2021 at 4 p.m. PST, work together with your fellow Trainers to defeat Cramorant in Max Raid Battles and help unlock rewards that’ll help in your adventures!

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Zarude can play an active role in Pokémon Sword and Shield Max Raid Battles

From Thursday, February 4th, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. JST to Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 8:59 a.m. JST, Max Raid Battles in the Nintendo Switch game Pokémon Sword and Shield will feature: Nuoh, Flygon, Goloog, Uu, and Yessan (Female Form), which are all Pokémon that are featured in the hit film Pokémon the Movie: Coco, and they are now more likely to appear.

The Mythical Pokémon Zarude's Jungle Heal move works wonders against the powerful all-out attacks these Pokémon use! A Zarude that knows the move Jungle Heal was distributed via a serial code to everyone who has seen the film Pokémon the Movie Coco at movie theaters nationwide in Japan.

Also, if Trainers work together to win the Max Raid Battle against Uu more than 500,000 times during this period, they will receive useful items for their adventures, such as a Flame Orb, via the Internet starting on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.! Furthermore, if Trainers win a total of one million times or more, they will receive additional items for their adventure, such as the Gold Bottle Cap.

Items for winning more than 500,000 times:

・Flame Orb (かえんだま)
・Toxic Orb (どくどくだま)
・Light Ball (でんきだま)

Items for winning more than 1 million times:

・Gold Bottle Cap (きんのおうかん)
・3x Bottle Cap (ぎんのおうかん)
・3x Pearl String (おだんごしんじゅ)

Sources: https://twitter.com/playpokemon/status/1355049463560032258 and https://www.pokemon.co.jp/info/2021/01/210129_gm01.html

Article edited on2021-01-29 10:04:33 bySunain
Jan 23

Pokémon Sword and Shield - Encounter Tauros, Miltank, and Bouffalant in Max Raid Battles

Posted by Sunain | January 23rd 2021 at 08:20 AM EST
Tags: Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Raid
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Until January 24, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST, players of Pokémon Sword and Shield are more likely to encounter Tauros, Miltank, and Bouffalant in Max Raid Battles.

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Encounter Tauros, Miltank, and Bouffalant in Max Raid Battles

Celebrate the Year of the Ox and look for Shiny Tauros in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield during this special event.

You can start 2021 off strong by celebrating the Year of the Ox with a special Max Raid Battle event in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, featuring some powerful Pokémon. Until January 24, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST, you'll be more likely to encounter Tauros, Miltank, and Bouffalant in Max Raid Battles. Lucky Trainers might even come across a Shiny Tauros during this event.

For an opportunity to encounter these Pokémon in a Max Raid Battle, you'll need to connect your Nintendo Switch system to the internet through Y-Comm or by selecting Mystery Gift in the X menu, then selecting Get the Wild Area News. After that, whenever you see a pillar of light shining from a Pokémon Den, you can walk up to the Pokémon Den and interact with it to start a Max Raid Battle with a Dynamax Pokémon. This event does not affect the Pokémon encountered within Dynamax Adventures.

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/encounter-tauros-miltank-and-bouffalant-in-max-raid-battles/
Jan 01

Pokémon Sword and Shield - Gigantamax Snorlax and Duraludon in January 2021 Max Raid Battles

Posted by Sunain | January 1st 2021 at 04:00 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Raid
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The official Pokémon website has announced that during January 2021, Normal-type and Dragon-type Pokémon will be frequenting Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield’s Pokémon Dens and there is a greater chance that players will encounter Gigantamax Snorlax and Gigantamax Duraludon.

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Gigantamax Snorlax and Gigantamax Duraludon in January Max Raid Battles

During January, Normal-type and Dragon-type Pokémon will be frequenting Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield’s Pokémon Dens.

You'd best not be draggin' your feet while playing Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield this January. All month long, you'll find Normal-type and Dragon-type Pokémon much more frequently in Max Raid Battles. And be on guard, because there's a greater chance that you'll encounter Gigantamax Snorlax and Gigantamax Duraludon.

For an opportunity to encounter these Pokémon in a Max Raid Battle, you'll need to connect your Nintendo Switch system to the internet through Y-Comm or by selecting Mystery Gift in the X menu, then selecting Get the Wild Area News. After that, whenever you see a pillar of light shining from a Pokémon Den, you can walk up to the Pokémon Den and interact with it to start a Max Raid Battle with a Dynamax Pokémon. Usually, there'll be an extremely small possibility a Gigantamax Pokémon will appear instead of a Dynamax Pokémon, but during an event, certain Gigantamax Pokémon are more likely to appear. This event does not affect the Pokémon encountered within Dynamax Adventures.

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/gigantamax-snorlax-and-gigantamax-duraludon-in-january-max-raid-battles/

Article edited on2021-01-01 04:00:56 bySunain
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