Jan15

Official Pokémon UNITE Winter Tournament announced for players in Asia

A special Pokémon UNITE Winter Tournament has been announced for players in the Asian region. This will be an official one-day online tournament organized by JCG Co., Ltd., in cooperation with The Pokémon Company. The regions eligible to participate include Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, The Philippines, and South Korea. The tournament will receive official support in both English and Japanese languages. The top-ranked teams in each tournament may be invited to the offline tournament held in Japan in the future.
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Jan15

Pokémon 2022 International Challenge February, March, April announced for players worldwide; Pokémon Japan Championships 2022 Qualifiers in May

The Pokémon Company has announced three Pokémon 2022 International Challenge online competitions, which will be taking place over February, March, and April for all players globally. Top players from Japan in these online competitions will also qualify for the Pokémon Japan Championships 2022 Qualifiers that will be held in May. Successful trainers from that competition will then qualify to participate in the Pokémon Japan Championships 2022 in June.
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Jan14

Sinnoh-themed events and scouts come to Pokémon Masters EX alongside new Villain Arc chapter; Give and Take added to Legendary Adventures

A range of news Sinnoh-themed content has been added to Pokémon Masters EX this week. Alongside the addition of the Sinnoh Chapter to the Villain Arc of the Main Story, there are also two separate limited-time events beginning that feature Team Galactic, and a a set of Scout banners focused on characters from the Sinnoh region. In addition to all this Sinnoh-themed content, the Give and Take story featuring Professor Sycamore & Xerneas is also being added to Legendary Adventures.
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Jan11

Winners announced for Bulbagarden's 2021 Holiday Contests

Over December, Bulbagarden continued its annual tradition of holiday season contests. For 2021, we ran a collection of four separate contests, with more than $2000 USD of prizes on offer. The competition for prizes this year was particularly strong, with most contests seeing about double the number of entries that we saw in 2020.
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Jan11

KFC Taiwan partners with Pokémon for a promotional set meal celebrating the Lunar New Year and Pokémon Legends: Arceus

The official Taiwanese Pokémon Facebook page and KFC Taiwan have announced a special limited promotion to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the upcoming release of Pokémon Legends: Arceus, beginning today. These special Pokémon KFC set meals are available for dine-in customers only in KFC outlets islandwide throughout Taiwan, and are not available for home delivery.
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Jan10

Pokémon Legends: Arceus pre-order bonus round-up

We are now less than three weeks away from the release of Pokémon Legends: Arceus, a brand new open-world adventure that takes place in the Hisui region. It is set to be released for the Nintendo Switch worldwide simultaneously on January 28th, 2022. A large variety of different bonuses are being offered by different stores around the world together with pre-orders for the physical copy of the game. In this article, we'll be rounding up a list of all the pre-order bonuses available.
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Jan6

Ascend the Mountains of Power in Pokémon GO from Jan 7th-13th

Niantic has announced the Mountains of Power event for Pokémon GO, which continues the current storyline from the Season of Heritage. Spark's intuition has lead him to believe that the mysterious door's second mechanism will require the help of Rock- and Steel-type Pokémon to unlock. This event will be taking place between January 7th, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, January 13th, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
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Jan5

Pokémon GO Community Day Classic announced; Bulbasaur will feature in the first event on January 22nd

As the Season of Heritage continues, Niantic are offering players an opportunity to return to Pokémon's roots with the introduction of a new kind of Community Day in Pokémon GO, the Community Day Classic events. The first of these event will run on on January 22nd, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time, and feature none other than the Seed Pokémon Bulbasaur.
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Jan5

2021's Season's Greetings Event returns to Pokémon Masters EX alongside Seasonal Scouts; Father or Foe story arrives in Legendary Adventures

The new year brings more returning seasonal content to Pokémon Masters EX, with the return of the Season's Greetings Story Event until January 17th, accompanied by Lillie and Lance Sync Pairs originally released for New Year's 2021. The Ghetsis & Kyurem: Father or Foe story also makes a return as a part of Legendary Adventures, and the Champion Stadium has rotated around to Johto.
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Jan1

Celebrate the New Year with Pokémon in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield

Lucky-themed Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield through January 10th, 2022, at 8:59 a.m. JST. These Pokémon include Meowth, Magikarp, Sudowoodo, and Darmanitan. Very rarely, a Shiny Magikarp may also be encountered.

To encounter these Pokémon in a Max Raid Battle, players will need to connect their Nintendo Switch systems to the...
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Dec24

Team Galactic headlines the continuation of Pokémon Masters EX's Villain Arc in January 2022

At the end of last week, just before Christmas, Yu Sasaki and Tetsuya Iguchi, the producers of Pokémon Masters EX, announced a range of updates and events which players can expect to see over the coming weeks in advance of the new Sinnoh Chapter featuring Team Galactic launching in game next month. More Rallies and events are planned for the beginning of 2022, with a New Year's Message from the Producers to be released on January 1st, 2022 (JST).
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Dec24

Pokémon Café ReMix Monthly Goal Rewards for January announced

In January, after obtaining enough ☆s from completing each of the puzzles in the Main Orders, players can receive various booster items and rewards. For the Standard Course, players will receive Togepi's Spike Ball Hat (translated name) outfit. Players who purchased the Premium Pass can also obtain the Scorbunny Holiday Vacation (translated name) outfit as a reward.
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