Nov21

Ultra Beasts are invading Earth in Pokémon GO on November 26th and 27th

A wave of Ultra Beasts will be appearing in Pokémon GO as part of global events running between now and November 27th. On November 26th, in-person events will be taking place in London in the United Kingdom, and Los Angeles in the United States. A livestream will also be broadcast on the official Pokémon GO YouTube channel as part of these events, starting from November 26th at 7:00pm (PST, GMT -8).
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Nov21

Solgaleo and Lunala make their Pokémon GO debuts in the Astral Eclipse event starting November 23rd

In the lead-up to the upcoming Ultra Beast Arrival: Global event in Pokémon GO, Niantic has announced details for the Astral Eclipse event, which will begin on November 23th at 10:00am, and run through until November 28th at 8:00pm local time, after the conclusion of Ultra Beast Arrival: Global. Solgaleo and Lunala, the Sunne and Moone Pokémon from Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon will each be making their Pokémon GO debuts during Astral Eclipse. Trainers can acquire these legendary Pokémon by using 100 Cosmog Candy to evolve their Cosmoem at day or night respectively.
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Nov16

Pokémon Trading Card Game Live Beta now open to trainers worldwide

The Pokémon Company International has announced that Pokémon Trading Card Game Live beta is now available globally for download on iOS, Android, Windows PC and macOS devices. The app is currently available in six languages: English, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. The beta initially opened to players from Canada on February 22nd, and was later opened to players in Mexico on May 24th. The beta was further extended to players in Australia and New Zealand from July 20th, and to Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden from October 18th.
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Nov15

Legends Arceus picks up nomination for Best Role Playing game for The Game Awards 2022

It's a little over 3 weeks out from the broadcast of The Game Awards 2022, and the nominees for the event have finally been announced. Only one Pokémon title was nominated for an award this year, with Pokémon Legends: Arceus picking up a nomination for Best Role Playing. Pokémon Legends: Arceus is the first Pokémon core series game to secure a Game Awards nomination since Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire in 2014.
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Nov12

Ash Ketchum defeats Leon to win the Masters Eight Tournament and be crowned world champion - Episodes to air in English in 2023 on Netflix

History has been made at Wyndon Stadium, where Ash Ketchum from Pallet Town has secured a decisive victory over the Galar region's Champion Leon, in the finals of the Masters Eight Tournament. The latest episode of the Pokémon anime series, entitled The Finals IV: "Partner" (ファイナルⅣ「相棒」) aired in Japan in the evening of November 11th. This episode was the conclusion of the thirteen-part Masters Eight Tournament arc of Pokémon Journeys: The Series, as well as the climax of Ash's battle versus Leon, the number-one ranked Pokémon Trainer and the Monarch of the Pokémon World Coronation Series.
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Nov8

New trailer for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet shows off version exclusive Pokémon - official website updates with info on upcoming Raid Battle Events

The Pokémon Company International has released a new trailer which shows several new information for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. Alongside the release of this trailer, the official site for these games was also updated with a range of additional information on plot elements, game mechanics, special in-game events, and early purchase bonuses. Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will be launched worldwide on November 18th for the Nintendo Switch.
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Nov8

Gimmighoul revealed for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet; connectivity with Pokémon GO confirmed to be coming in 2023

In Pokémon GO on November 5th, shortly after the conclusion of the Dratini Community Day Classic event, players began noticing Poké Stops around the world turning gold which, when spun, had a chance of revealing a mysterious coin (called the ?????? Coin in-game), followed by an unknown Pokémon tagging along the player like a Buddy Pokémon to help them search for more coins. The following day, a trailer was posted, revealing this Pokémon to be Gimmighoul, specifically its Roaming Form. At the same time, a page on the official Pokémon Scarlet and Violet website went live showing an empty treasure chest and a counter that was slowly counting up, which then redirect to a new page with further details on Gimmighoul once the counter hit 999.
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Nov6

An introduction to our Bulbapedia team

Bulbapedia may seem monolithic at times, but the wiki's success rests upon the efforts of everyday contributors and especially the team of Researchers, Poké Maniacs and Super Nerds that run the site and manage those contributions. In this article we'll be speaking with some of those (very human) Admins and figuring out what makes both them and Bulbapedia tick, covering their day-to-day priorities as well as their future plans. Whether you're a seasoned wiki editor or have never so much as thought about getting involved, we hope you'll find it enlightening!
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Nov2

Pokémon Sword and Shield's final Ranked Battles Season has begun, to continue indefinately until service ends for the games

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield's November 2022 Season for Ranked Battles (Season 36) has begun. This season will be the final Ranked Battles Season for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, and will run continuously until support for the games is ended an unspecified time in the future. Trainers competing in this season will not receive any rewards.
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Oct31

Pokémon Masters EX developer message discusses Version 2.26.0 update: Elesa joins Trainer's Lodge, Villain Arc Unova Chapter, new sync pairs, and more

A new version of Pokémon Masters EX game, Version 2.26.0, became available for download on October 26th. Amongst other changes, this new version brings with it updates to sales of gems in the in-game store, including changes to purchase limits for minors. The producers of Pokémon Masters EX have also revealed details on several new components to the game in their monthly message to players, along with information about upcoming Sync Pairs. The next letter is slated for late November and will include information about new Sync Pairs coming in December, as well as details on events that will be running over the holiday period.
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