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Welcome to the new Marriland website! This Pokémon fansite has been around since 2000 in various forms, and after a brief hiatus, it has now relaunched and now has helpful resources for Pokémon Sword & Shield, including a complete Galar Region Pokédex, the powerful Team Builder to help you plan out your team and find its strengths and weaknesses, an ongoing Sword & Shield Walkthrough, and several useful guides including a Shiny Hunting Guide and EV Training Guide.

Even more will be added as time goes on, but I hope you will enjoy this mobile-first Pokémon website with a whole lot of heart, and I hope you'll find what you're looking for here. Be sure to follow @Marriland on Twitter for updates, subscribe to Marriland on YouTube for new videos, and follow Marriland on Twitch for the occasional (usually non-Pokémon) livestream. You can also support Marriland.com over on Patreon.

Recent News and Updates

Friday, March 19, 2021 at 4:17pm
Posted by Marriland
Sword & Shield Battle Styles Logo

The newest Pokémon TCG expansion, Sword & Shield—Battle Styles, has officially been released today, and fitting the name of the expansion, this set introduces a new Battle Styles mechanic themed around the Isle of Armor and Urshifu’s two forms — the Single Style Style and the Rapid Strike Style.

Friday, February 26, 2021 at 11:46am
Posted by Marriland

The Pokémon Diamond & Pearl remakes weren’t the only new things teased during the Pokémon Presents live stream, nor were they the only things taking place in the Sinnoh region.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus is a new game in the Pokémon series, set in the Sinnoh region’s past, long before it had become widely settled by humans. Only one small settlement of people appear to be in the Sinnoh region in this game, and you’ll be able to explore the region in its earlier days in this Action RPG take on a Pokémon game, planned for a worldwide release in early 2022.

Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10:33am
Posted by Marriland

The Pokémon Presents video presentation for Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary revealed the next entries in the Pokémon main series of games: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl. These two games are remakes of the original Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and are set for a worldwide launch in late 2021.

You can read more about them, as well as see artwork and screenshots, down below.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 12:05pm
Posted by Marriland
Pokémon's 25th Anniversary Logo

With Pokémon Day right around the corner, Pokémon fans have been eagerly awaiting news and announcements for what more is in store for Pokémon’s 25th anniversary. The time and date for that news has been revealed: Friday, February 26, 2021.

Pokémon will stream a special “Pokémon Presents” presentation of approximately 20 minutes of Pokémon news from their YouTube channel on Friday at 10:00am EST / 9:00am CST / 7:00am PST (15:00 UTC). No further information was given about the contents of this stream, but it’s quite likely that new games will be announced, as this is quite common for Pokémon Day announcement streams.

Additionally, the previously mentioned Pikachu with Sing is now available, and more details of the Pokémon Day virtual concert have been revealed, so continue reading to find out more.

Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 3:59pm
Posted by Marriland

The newest Pokémon TCG special expansion set, Shining Fates, released worldwide on Friday, and the main way to get cards from this massive set featuring over 100 Shiny Pokémon is by buying the various Shining Fates products.

Yesterday, Marriland unboxed and did a thorough review of the Shining Fates Elite Trainer Box, which is a good starting point if you want to read up on the set. That’s not the only product that offers Shining Fates booster packs in it, though, so today Marriland will be taking a look at one of the three Shining Fates Tins, the Shiny Cramorant Tin, sent for review from The Pokémon Company International. You can watch the unboxing in the video above, or keep reading to see some additional thoughts and pictures of the tin and its contents.

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