Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu!/Let's Go, Eevee! videos

Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee! were announced during a press conference which was later released online. Further videos detailing new features will be posted in the run up to the games' release. This page lists them all, in order from oldest first. Click each thumbnail to watch the video.

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Pokémon 2018 Video Game Press Conference

Date: 29th May, 2018 • Length: 45:26

The full press conference that announced Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee. Includes information on spin-off game Pokémon Quest, Let's Go, and future plans.

Announcement Trailer

Date: 29th May, 2018 • Length: 3:19

The initial trailer announcing the Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee games. A Pokémon GO player follows a Pikachu into their house and into the TV. We then see various footage from the game and information about GO connectivity and the Poké Ball plus peripheral.

E3 Treehouse demo

Date: 12th June, 2018 • Length: 48:42

Gameplay from Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee was demoed at Nintendo's Treehouse event during the E3 gaming expo. Junichi Masuda talked through various features including wild Pokémon in the overworld, catching Pokémon, side quests and Pewter City Gym.

Gameplay trailer #1

Date: 12th July, 2018 • Length: 1:58

This trailer introduces a few characters such as your friendly rival and Professor Oak. A Pokémon Refresh-like feature is shown. Pikachu and Eevee can be given haircuts. Female Eevee now has a heart shape on its tail, and the player's clothing can be customised. Following Pokémon may find hidden items. Next the first two gym leaders are shown, and finally co-op mode.

Japan 'Take 5' Vol. 1

Date: 2nd August, 2018 • Length: 1:49

5 following Pokemon animations, from the official Japanese website: Venusaur, Electrode, Onix, Caterpie, and Golem.

Gameplay trailer #2

Date: 9th August, 2018 • Length: 1:12

More gameplay following on from the previous trailer. Vermilion City and the S.S. Anne is shown, plus Lt. Surge in Vermilion Gym. Jessie and James from Team Rocket battle the player. Next, Mega Evolution is confirmed to be in the games and we see the original Kanto starters Mega-Evolving.

Japan 'Take 5' Vol. 2

Date: 16th August, 2018 • Length: 1:46

5 attack animations, from the official Japanese website: Machoke using Seismic Toss, Tauros using Hyper Beam, Pidgeot using Sky Attack, Mega Charizard X using Flare Blitz, and Fearow using Drill Run and Drill Peck.

Mega Kangaskhan & Mega Gyarados

Date: 18th August, 2018 • Length: 0:37

A short clip originally shown on the Japanese kids show, Pokenchi. Kangaskhan and Gyarados are shown Mega-Evolving.

Secret Techniques and exclusive moves

Date: 10th September, 2018 • Length: 1:03

The new Secret Techniques feature is shown off, with the player surfing on a surfboard with Pikachu, Eevee cutting down a tree, and the player floating off using balloons. We see some shots of Celadon City and the Game Corner, followed by a battle with Erika, the Celadon Gym leader.

Partner Powers are introduced, along with some exclusive moves Splishy Splash, Bouncy Bubble, Buzzy Buzz, and Sizzly Slide.

Japan 'Take 5' Vol. 3

Date: 10th September, 2018 • Length: 1:02

5 clips from the official Japanese website, featuring interactions with Pikachu and Eevee. The final clip shows Eevee using its Sky Dash Secret Technique.

GO Park

Date: 19th September, 2018 • Length: 1:28

This video kicks off with a Moltres encounter before showing footage of GO Park, which connects with Pokémon GO to import Kanto Pokémon (including Alolan Forms) into LGPE. A mini-game to collect candies is revealed, which are shown increasing stats.
Then it's back to the legendary Pokémon - Articuno, Zapdos and Moltres - defeating them provides a chance to catch them. Finally, Mew is shown in battle.

The Two Professors, Episode 1

Date: 25th September, 2018 • Length: 2:20

The first in an animated series, with Professor Willow and Professor Oak. Willow informs Oak about a Ditto that had transformed into a mysterious Pokémon. Oak remembers it from an ancient text as Meltan.

Live-action Meltan trailer

Date: 10th October, 2018 • Length: 1:47

A girl writes about Meltan in her diary. Apparently Meltan love metal and absorb it into their bodies. They cause a bit of mischief around the house. But it's believed they hold a bigger secret.

Japan 'Take 5' Vol. 4

Date: 10th October, 2018 • Length: 1:47

Five various Kanto attractions/events, from the official Japanese website. Exeggcute are rounded up in GO Park; Mr. Mime does some, er, miming; Pikachu stands on the edge of the S.S. Anne; the player visits the Pokémon Fan Club; and Eevee throws some change into a fountain.

The Two Professors, Episode 2

Date: 10th October, 2018 • Length: 3:37

Following on from the previous episode, Professor Oak has found a Mystery Box containing the same metal that Meltan is made from. When Willow receives the box, Meltan begin to appear in the wild.

Master Trainers

Date: 18th October, 2018 • Length: 1:14

A video showing off the new post-game feature, Master Trainers. We see several one-on-one battles and the player finding the trainers in the overworld. It is revealed that the Pokémon may have unexpected attacks that are super-effective against the same Pokémon. The player is referred to as Venusaur Master Elaine by the Pokémon Center nurse. At the very end, two Metapods face off against each other using Harden.

The Two Professors, Episode 3

Date: 24th October, 2018 • Length: 3:02

The final episode in the series. Professor Oak checks in on Professor Willow, who has managed to capture dozens of Meltan. As he explains his findings, the Meltan start to merge and form Melmetal. Willow sends Melmetal to Oak but the lab isn't prepared. There is one Meltan remaining in the wild, so Willow keeps it.


Date: 30th October, 2018 • Length: 1:32

A feature-length trailer from Nintendo for the games. It includes live-action footage of people playing the game then taking their Switch consoles on the road and playing with friends.

Nintendo Treehouse Live

Date: 1st November, 2018 • Length: 37:52

Following a Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo staff play through some of Let's Go. The first part shows inside Mt. Moon including receiving one of the fossils and a battle with Jessie and James from the anime. The second part skips to Celadon City and reveals two new characters: one who teaches the partner Pikachu or Eevee special moves, and another who can control the natures of Pokémon appearing in the wild. Celadon Department Store is shown and has items to customize the player, then Celadon Gym. The final part showcases GO Park where Pokémon transferred from Pokémon GO can be caught in a mini-game.

Elite Four

Date: 7th November, 2018 • Length: 0:39

This short trailer starts by showing the Saffron City gym battle, then Giovanni, head of Team Rocket. Pictures of the Elite Four are shown but no in-game footage. Meltan and Melmetal are seen briefly, then some returning characters appear - Gary/Blue, Ash/Red, and Leaf/Green.

Japan 'Take 5' Vol. 5

Date: 7th November, 2018 • Length: 1:05

Five clips of Meltan and Melmetal, from the official Japanese website. Meltan are corralled in GO Park; we see Melmetal inside a building; Meltan finds an item; Meltan takes out a Graveler; and Meltan/Melmetal follow co-op trainers through the Underground Path.