A new official trailer for Pokémon Sword & Shield has been revealed today and it showcases a lot of new quality-of-life upgrades for gameplay, especially the process of raising competitive Pokémon for battle.
Additionally, there’s an increased chance of finding Gigantamax Butterfree in Max Raid Battles from November 15, 2019 through early January 2020, and an Online Competition — Galar Beginnings — which takes place from December 6–8, 2019.
The final set in the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon series, Sun & Moon—Cosmic Eclipse, has been released today. This gargantuan set contains over 236 cards, including 9 more TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX, 7 more Pokémon-GX, and more than 20 Trainer cards, some of which are special Trainer TAG TEAM cards.
You can see some of the new cards down below, including the secret rares, which contain prominent human characters from the Pokémon series on the artwork of the card.
Starting tomorrow, November 1, 2019, the US Pokémon Center website will begin stocking a wide selection of special holiday-themed Pokémon merchandise that will help US Trainers get into the holiday spirit.
These items include plushies, decor, stockings, string lights, and ornaments, among other things — yes, even the obligatory uglysweaters .
Pokémon Sword & Shield are less than a month away, but that hasn’t stopped new information on the games from being released. Today, five new special Gigantamax Forms were unveiled: Gigantamax Charizard, Gigantamax Pikachu, Gigantamax Eevee, Gigantamax Meowth, and Gigantamax Charizard. You can see all of them in the trailer above and can find out more information about them down below.
A new Pokémon has been revealed on the official Pokémon website today and it is Sirfetch’d, the new evolution of Farfetch’d. Unlike its previous form, Sirfetch’d is a pure Fighting-type Pokémon. It is available only in Pokémon Sword and must be traded for in Pokémon Shield.