This weekend, I (Marriland) will be taking part in Pokéthon — a three-day charity stream event benefiting Direct Relief, which is a humanitarian aid organization focused on bettering the lives of those affected by poverty, natural disasters, humanitarian crises, emergencies, and much more by providing them access to medicine, healthcare, and other relief.
You can find out more about Direct Relief and Pokéthon by clicking the links above, and you can watch the charity stream directly over at Twitch.tv/TheJWittz. There will be 12 hours of streams each day, from 12pm–12am PST, and all sorts of Pokémon games and fun activities will take place during this time. 17 Pokémon content creators from across the internet are all participating in this charity marathon, so you’re not going to want to miss it.
The Pokémon Company International has posted a new video to YouTube today, nearly two weeks after the launch of Pokémon Sword & Shield, showcasing the evolutions of each of the starter Pokémon. They’ve also released the official artwork of these evolutions.
The video above contains details on Zacian and Zamazenta as well, including their types and some of their exclusive moves. It also has information on Gigantamax Snorlax as well as the upcoming Pokémon Sword & Shield TCG set.
All of this information has already been known, but it is nice to see it officially revealed, and to see the artwork for the starter evolutions. You can see this artwork, along with various screenshots, down below.
The Pokémon Company International revealed some more information on Pokémon Sword & Shield today, and one bit of information is increased chances of encountering Gigantamax Snorlax in Max Raid Battles starting December 4, 2019 and lasting through early January, 2020.
Gigantamax Snorlax has an exclusive G-Max Move, G-Max Replenish, which does a lot of damage and also replenishes any berries that any of its allies have eaten during battle. This will replace any of Gigantamax Snorlax’s damaging Normal-type moves.
This update isn’t a news update, but a general update post about the work that has been done on the site, as well as what is planned for the immediate- and short-term future. I’d also like to give a proper introduction for those of you that are new, and to say thank you to those of you that have used the site. Feel free to read on if you’re interested in hearing what I have to say.