Sep25

Details of Pokémon GO monthly update for October 2021 announced

Niantic has announced details of the monthly update for October 2021 in Pokémon GO. These events will take place between Friday, October 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, November 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).

Research Breakthrough encounters
Yamask can be encountered in Research Breakthrough encounters after completing seven days of Field Research tasks.

Pokémon Spotlight Hours
Taking place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, these Pokémon and special bonuses will be featured:
  • October 5: Drifloon will be in the spotlight, and you'll earn twice the XP for...
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Sep22

Pokémon GO X Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle event announced to celebrate the movie's premiere

Niantic has announced an event will be coming to Pokémon GO to commemorate the premiere of the latest Pokémon animated film, Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, on Netflix on October 8, 2021. The Rogue Monkey Mythical Pokémon, Zarude will be making its Pokémon GO debut as part of this event, with players able to encounter it by completing limited-time Special Research. Trainers can also look forward to lots of other in-game content inspired by the movie, including the return of Jessie and James to Pokémon GO. The event will take place from October 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to October 10, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
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Sep20

Pokémon Trading Card Game Live announced - Coming soon to mobile devices, PC and Mac, no Switch version announced - PTCGO to be retired

The Pokémon Company International has announced Pokémon Trading Card Game Live (TCGL), a new app that allows Trainers to enjoy the Pokémon Trading Card Game in an updated digital format. It will be a free-to-play game and marks the first time that the Pokémon TCG will be playable on smartphones, in addition to tablets, PCs, and Macs. Pokémon Trading Card Game Live is a replacement to the current Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.
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Sep18

Meteorite Pokémon sighted in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield

The two Meteorite Pokémon, Lunatone and Solrock, will be appearing more frequently in Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield through September 19, 2021, at 4:59 p.m. PDT. Very rarely, Shiny variants of these two Pokémon can also be encountered.

To encounter these Pokémon in a Max Raid Battle, you'll need to connect your Nintendo Switch system to the internet through the Y-Comm or by selecting Mystery Gift in the X menu, then selecting Get the Wild Area News...
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Sep15

Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest 2022 opens up to those in Japan and the US from October 12, 2021

Those who have dreamed of illustrating their very own Pokémon Trading Card Game card can now compete for the opportunity to make it happen. The Pokémon Company International have announced the Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest 2022, where budding artists will have an opportunity to share their talent and passion for Pokémon by exploring the daily life of a Pokémon in art.
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Sep14

Prelude to the Villain Arc of Pokémon Masters EX begins September 15th

Pokémon Masters EX has announced the new arc coming to the game will be the Villain Arc. The Kanto Chapter of this arc will commence on September 29, 2021. Before the main story begins, Villain Event Prelude: Looming Shadow of Kanto, the prelude to the arc will start on September 15, 2021, at 11:00 p.m. PDT. The Kanto Chapter will focus on Team Rocket arriving in the Pasio region. It also introduces the Dynamax mechanic to the game.
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Sep14

Pokémon GO Fashion Week begins September 21st

Niantic has announced details of the Pokémon GO Fashion Week event, which will be taking place from September 21, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to September 28, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time. During the event, trainers can look forward to Pokémon like Butterfree, Sneasel, and Blitzle wearing fashionable costumes for the first time. Costumed Pokémon that starred during last year's Fashion Week event, including Smoochum, Kirlia, Shinx, and Croagunk, will be making a return as well. In celebration of the event, the shop will also be having a first-of-its-kind sale on select avatar items.
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Sep10

Duskull to be featured in Pokémon GO's October 2021 Community Day event

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Niantic has announced that the Requiem Pokémon, Duskull will be the featured Pokémon in Pokémon GO's October 2021 Community Day event. The event will take place on Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time.

Duskull will be appearing more frequently in the wild. The Shiny variant of Duskull can also be encountered. Take a few snapshots for a surprise. When you evolve Dusclops into Dusknoir during, or within...
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