The Pokemon Database Newsfeed Pokemon news, events and site updates. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 06:36:24 UTC en More details on Marshadow revealed 210 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:03:27 UTC <p>The Pokémon Company have announced more details for the mythical Pokémon, <strong><a href="">Marshadow</a></strong>. They're all details we've known for a while but they came with a short video showing Marshadow in action:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="2kE_J40sXqM" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p>Marshadow turns green when attacking, and it has the signature move <strong><a href="">Spectral Thief</a></strong>. It also has a unique Z-Move, <strong><a href="">Soul Stealing 7 Star Strike</a></strong>.</p> <p><em>Marshadow</em> will be distributed at cinemas in Japan with the newest movie, <q>I Choose You</q>. It will have the moves Spectral Thief, Close Combat, Force Palm, and Shadow Ball, plus the <em><a href="">Marshadium Z</a></em> item. No word yet on international distribution.</p> Main series Pokémon game coming to Nintendo Switch 209 Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:22:18 UTC <p><a href=""><img class="figure-right lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="400" height="225" alt="Mr Ishihara, Pokemon on Nintendo Switch"></a> Mr Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of The Pokémon Company, has just announced that a <q>Core RPG</q> Pokémon game is in development for the Nintendo Switch console. The announcement came during the Nintendo Spotlight livestream at E3.</p> <p>There was no mention of a name, or whether it is an entirely new game or remake/port, but Mr Ishihara said the game <q>may not release for more than a year</q> suggesting a late 2018 or 2019 release date.</p> Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon announced! 208 Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:15:27 UTC <p>A new Pokémon Direct has just finished airing, which revealed three sets of new games:</p> <ul> <li>Pokken Tournament DX for Nintendo Switch, releasing September 22nd</li> <li>Pokémon <a href="">Ultra Sun &amp; Pokémon Ultra Moon</a> for 3DS, releasing November 17th</li> <li>Pokémon Gold &amp; Pokémon Silver for 3DS Virtual Console, also releasing September 22nd</li> </ul> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="640" height="164" alt="Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon logos"></a><br>Logos for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Pokémon Ultra Moon</div> <p>Pokken Tournament DX is mostly the same as the Wii U version, but includes some newer Pokémon from Sun/Moon such as Decidueye.</p> <p>News about Ultra Sun &amp; Ultra Moon was limited, but there will be a new storyline and legendary Pokémon Lunala and Solgaleo both have new Formes, which appear to have parts of Necrozma fused with them.</p> <p>You can rewatch the Pokémon Direct below.</p> Mythical Pokémon Marshadow officially revealed 207 Sat, 08 Apr 2017 20:16:39 UTC <p>The Pokémon Company has today officially revealed <strong><a href="">Marshadow</a></strong>, the mythical Fighting/Ghost type Pokémon. A very short video was released with a glimpse of <em>Marshadow</em> in-game:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="MvEEzlfD8GU" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p><em>Marshadow</em> will feature in the upcoming movie, <q>Pokémon! I Choose You!</q> and will be distributed in Pokémon Sun &amp; Moon at some point in the future (no word on distribution details yet).</p> Pokémon Sun & Moon now available! 206 Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:18:56 UTC <p>Pokémon Sun &amp; Pokémon Moon have been released worldwide today! I've been playing a lot of course, to gather information for the site, and I can say they are great. Reviews have been coming in from games magazines and the like, and they are <em>very</em> positive!</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="740" height="189" alt="Pokemon Sun/Moon logo"></a><br>Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon logos</div> <p>Of course, we have all the information you need to aid you in your journey. We have all the new Pokémon, moves, abilities, locations and more! Note that they are mostly being kept separate for now to avoid spoilers, so you won't see the new Pokémon on the main Pokémon lists. The locations guide is also a work is progress, as encounters are quite complex this generation. Here are some of the significant pages you might want to check out:</p> <p><a class="link-focus" href="">Alola Pokedex</a><br /> <a class="link-focus" href="">Alola Pokemon with stats</a><br /> <a class="link-focus" href="">New moves</a><br /> <a class="link-focus" href="">TM locations</a><br /> <a class="link-focus" href="">Sun/Moon questions in PokeBase</a></p> Starter Z-Moves, Ultra Beasts, Alolan Diglett officially revealed 205 Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:26:57 UTC <p>We're just a few days away from the release of Pokémon Sun &amp; Moon, and more information has been revealed, mostly covering what was in CoroCoro magazine. A new video has been released:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="xguGMeEWhhs" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p>Decidueye, Incineroar, and Primarina have exclusive Z-Moves <a href="">Sinister Arrow Raid</a>, <a href="">Malicious Moonsault</a>, and <a href="">Oceanic Operetta</a> respectively. New Ultra Beasts <a href="">UB-03 Lighting</a> and <a href="">UB-05 Guzzlord</a> are revealed.</p> <p><a href="">Alolan Dugtrio</a>, which can be seen in the Sun/Moon demo, is Ground/Steel type, as is Alolan Diglett. They can have Sand Veil or the new ability Tangling Hair, which decreases a foe's Speed when hit by a contact move.</p> More Ultra Beasts and starter Z-Moves revealed in CoroCoro 204 Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:21:09 UTC <p>The final CoroCoro before the release of Pokémon Sun &amp; Moon has been leaked. It shows two new Ultra Beasts which are version exclusives, and one mysterious new Pokémon (that looks like an Ultra Beast). It also finally reveals the starters' <q>secret</q> they mentioned several months ago - they each have their own Z-Move!</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="700" height="413" alt="Ultra Beasts UB-04"></a><br>Ultra Beasts from Sun (left) and Moon (right)</div> <p>The starters exclusive Z-Moves are used with their <a href="">signature moves revealed last month</a>:</p> <ul> <li>Decidueye: <strong><a href="">Sinister Arrow Raid</a></strong>, used with <a href="">Spirit Shackle</a>.</li> <li>Incineroar: <strong><a href="">Malicious Moonsault</a></strong>, used with <a href="">Darkest Lariat</a>.</li> <li>Primarina: <strong><a href="">Oceanic Operetta</a></strong>, used with <a href="">Sparkling Aria</a>.</li> </ul> Final evolutions of the Sun/Moon starters revealed! 203 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:09:26 UTC <p>The final evolutions of the starter Pokémon in Sun/Moon have been revealed, along with the four guardians of Alola:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="5uWAMwcRGmU" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Decidueye</a></strong> is Grass/Ghost and based on an archer. It has a unique move <strong><a href="">Spirit Shackle</a></strong> which prevents the opponent switching out.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Incineroar</a></strong> is Fire/Dark and based on a wrestler. It has a unique move <strong><a href="">Darkest Lariat</a></strong> which ignores the opponent's stat changes.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Primarina</a></strong> is Water/Fairy and based on a siren. It has a unique move <strong><a href="">Sparkling Aria</a></strong> which heals the burns of its target.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Tapu Lele</a></strong> is the Guardian of Akala Island. It's Psychic/Fairy type with a new ability <strong><a href="">Psychic Surge</a></strong> which creates a <a href="">Psychic Terrain</a>.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Tapu Bulu</a></strong> is the Guardian of Ula'ula Island. It's Grass/Fairy type with a new ability <strong><a href="">Grassy Surge</a></strong> which creates the effects of <a href="">Grassy Terrain</a>.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Tapu Fini</a></strong> is the Guardian of Poni Island. It's Water/Fairy type with a new ability <strong><a href="">Misty Surge</a></strong> which creates the effects of <a href="">Misty Terrain</a>.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Cosmog</a></strong> is a new Psychic type Pokemon with the ability Unaware. It shares a similarity with the legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Alolan Persian</a></strong> was also confirmed, and is Dark type like Alolan Meowth.</li> </ul> New Pokémon revealed via TCG packaging 202 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:11:30 UTC <p>A potential new Pokémon has been accidentally revealed on the side of an expansion pack collection for the trading card game. The product is listed on <a href="">Amazon Japan</a>; here's a close-up:</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="351" height="482" alt="New Pokemon"></a></div> <p>We'll bring more details if and when we get them.</p> <p>Side note: don't forget that the Sun &amp; Moon demo releases tomorrow (Tuesday) so there's a good chance more new information will be discovered in the coming days.</p> Type: Null and Jangmo-o evolutions revealed in new video 201 Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:23:33 UTC <p>New Pokémon have been revealed in the latest official announcement:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="RQ4I_0DP4fc" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Silvally</a></strong> is the evolution of Type: Null. It stays Normal type by default but its ability <a href="">Rks System</a> changes its type based on the held item. It also has a unique move <a href="">Multi Attack</a> that matches whatever Silvally's current type is.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Hakamo-o</a></strong> is the evolution of <a href="">Jangmo-o</a>. It's Dragon/Fighting type and has the ability Bulletproof or Soundproof.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Kommo-o</a></strong> is the next evolution and has the same type/ability as Hakamo-o. It has a unique move, <a href="">Clanging Scales</a>.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Steenee</a></strong> is the evolution of <a href="">Bounsweet</a>. It stays Grass type with the Leaf Guard/Oblivious ability.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Tsareena</a></strong> is the next evolution, Grass type and has the ability Leaf Guard or the new ability <a href="">Queenly Majesty</a> which appears to block priority moves. It also has a unique move, <a href="">Trop Kick</a>, which appears to be a Grass-type kicking move.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Ribombee</a></strong> is the evolution of <a href="">Cutiefly</a>. It stays Bug/Fairy with the Honey Gather or Shield Dust ability.</li> <li>Alola Forms were confirmed for <strong><a href="">Grimer</a></strong> and <strong><a href="">Muk</a></strong>. They are Poison/Dark and have the ability Poison Touch or Gluttony.</li> </ul> Jangmo-o and Type: Null evolutions revealed in CoroCoro 200 Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:42:35 UTC <p>Following the reveal of <a href="">Alolan Grimer</a> yesterday, the rest of CoroCoro has now leaked and reveals evolutions for Jangmo-o and Type: Null.</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="700" height="309" alt="Jarango, Jararanga"></a><br>Jangmo-o, Jarango and Jararanga (from right to left)</div> <p><q>Jarango</q> and <q>Jararanga</q> (Japanese names) are the evolutions of <a href="">Jangmo O</a> and are Dragon/Fighting type.</p> <p>The evolution of Type: Null is <q>Silvadi</q> (Japanese name). It has an ability <q>AR System</q> which works very similarly to Arceus' <a href="">Multitype</a>, allowing Silvadi to change its type based on a held item called <q>Memory</q>. It also has a new attack that changes type based on the Memory.</p> <p>There is more information due to be revealed tomorrow (Friday at 6m PT / 9am ET / 2pm BST / 10pm JST), so we may get the English names for all of the above.</p> Alolan Grimer revealed in CoroCoro 199 Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:18:30 UTC <p>The first page from CoroCoro magazine has been leaked and shows the Alolan Form of <a href="">Grimer</a>, which is Poison/Dark type.</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="500" height="456" alt="Alolan Grimer"></a></div> <p>There should be more to come so keep checking back. CoroCoro is due to have more information on <a href="">Type: Null</a>.</p> Pokémon Sun/Moon starter evolutions revealed! 198 Tue, 04 Oct 2016 13:07:21 UTC <p>A new video has been released by TPCi, showing the second stages of the starter Pokémon in Sun/Moon, as well as new features and an upcoming demo!</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="ciqAkdXQ9dw" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p>The starter middle stages are:</p> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Dartrix</a></strong>, which remains Grass/Flying type.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Torracat</a></strong>, which remains Fire type.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Brionne</a></strong>, which remains Water type.</li> </ul> <p>Also revealed is <em>Festival Plaza</em>, a place where you can play using communication features. Coins can be earned by completing various challenges, and Pokémon's base stats can be increased.</p> New Pokémon Lycanroc, Passimian & Oranguru revealed in latest trailer 197 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:13:49 UTC <p>A new trailer for Pokémon Sun &amp; Moon has been released, showing version-exclusive Pokémon.</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="m8lfI66T5II" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <ul> <li><a href="">Passimian</a> is a monkey Pokémon with a new ability <a href="">Receiver</a>, which gives it the ability of a teammate when the teammate faints. Exclusive to Sun.</li> <li><a href="">Oranguru</a> is another monkey Pokémon with the ability <em>Inner Focus</em> or <em>Telepathy</em>. It has a new move <a href="">Instruct</a> which allows a teammate to attack again instead of <em>Oranguru</em>. Exclusive to Moon.</li> <li><a href="">Lycanroc</a> is the evolution of <a href="">Rockruff</a>, and has two forms exclusive to each version. Pokémon Sun has Midday Form with the ability <em>Keen Eye</em> or <em>Sand Rush</em>, while Pokémon Moon has Midnight Form with the ability <em>Keen Eye</em> or <em>Vital Spirit</em>. Both remain Rock type.</li> </ul> <p>New exclusive Z-Moves were revealed for Pikachu and Eevee. Pikachu can use <a href="">Catastropika</a> while Eevee can use <a href="">Extreme Evoboost</a>.</p> Rockruff evolution and more Ultra Beasts revealed 196 Thu, 15 Sep 2016 22:49:08 UTC <p>CoroCoro leaked recently and revealed new Ultra Beasts, as well as the <q>secret</q> behind Rockruff's evolution. This was followed up by an official announcement of the new Ultra Beasts:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="7Z8hARTlZrE" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p>They are <strong>UB-02 Absorption</strong> which is exclusive to Pokemon Sun, and <strong>UB-02 Beauty</strong> which is exclusive to Pokemon Moon. In the video we see the Ultra Beasts in a battle with Hala and his Tapu Koko.</p> New Pokémon Type: Null and Jangmo-o revealed 195 Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:04:59 UTC <p>New Pokémon and features for Pokémon Sun &amp; Pokémon Moon have been revealed in a new video from The Pokémon Company International.</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="YFbMGKvN6ts" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p>New Pokémon revealed:</p> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Type: Null</a></strong> is Normal type with the ability Battle Armor.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Jangmo-o</a></strong> is Dragon type and has the ability Bulletproof or Soundproof.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Alolan Raticate</a></strong> is Dark/Normal like its predecessor, Alolan Rattata.</li> </ul> <p>Pokémon Sun &amp; Moon are to be set 12 hours part, so it looks like Moon takes place at night while Sun takes place during the day.</p> <p>There is a new organisation, The Aether Foundation, which take care of Pokémon on the artificial island in the middle of Alola.</p> <p>A new concept <q>Ultra Beasts</q> is revealed, with a Pokémon named <a href="">UB-01</a> being the first shown. We'll bring more on this feature as it comes.</p> Alolan Rattata & new Z-Moves revealed in Nintendo 3DS Direct 194 Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:12:55 UTC <p>The latest Nintendo Direct has just aired and it revealed a new Alolan form for <a href="">Rattata</a>. It is Dark/Normal type and has the ability Gluttony or Hustle. It's said that <a href="">Yungoos</a> was introduced to Alola to combat the Rattata population, but instead Rattata changed its type to scare off Yungoos.</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="360" height="266" alt="Alolan Rattata"></a></div> <p>It was also revealed that several Pokémon have their own unique Z-Moves. Two examples are Alolan Raichu which has <a href="">Stoked Sparksurfer</a> and Snorlax, which has <a href="">Pulverizing Pancake</a>.</p> New Pokémon Crabrawler revealed at Pokémon World Championships 193 Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:43:30 UTC <p>The Pokémon World Championships have just got underway and a new Pokémon was revealed in their opening ceremony. <strong><a href="">Crabrawler</a></strong> is a Fighting type crab and has the ability <em>Hyper Cutter</em> or <em>Iron Fist</em>.</p> <p>UPDATE: TPCi have released a video showing off Crabrawler, as well as the Pokémon that were revealed last week in CoroCoro:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="-1hsh267tUM" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Sandygast</a></strong> and <strong><a href="">Palossand</a></strong> are the sandcastle Pokémon. Their ability is <strong><a href="">Water Compaction</a></strong>, which raises the Pokémon's Defense when hit by a Water-type moves.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Stufful</a></strong> is the pre-evolution of <a href="">Bewear</a>.</li> </ul> New Pokémon Turtonator revealed at Gamescom 192 Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:02:32 UTC <p>At the Gamescom trade fair in Germany, a new Pokémon was revealed. It is named <a href="">Turtonator</a> and is Fire/Dragon type. An official English video has also been released:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="SFWLoyZESAc" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p><em>Turtonator</em> has the ability <a href="">Shell Armor</a> and a new move <a href="">Shell Trap</a> that sets a trap and deals damage to the opponent when <em>Turtonator</em> is hit by a Physical move.</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="360" height="344" alt="Turtonator"></a></div> New Pokémon confirmed: Wishiwashi, Pyukumuku, Morelull, Alolan forms 191 Thu, 11 Aug 2016 13:38:37 UTC <p>The new Pokémon and Alolan forms leaked yesterday have now been officially confirmed in a new video:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="Py2LxgWBaRQ" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p>To recap, they are <em><a href="">Wishiwashi</a></em> (Water), <em><a href="">Pyukumuku</a></em> (Water), <em><a href="">Morelull</a></em> (Grass/Fairy), <em><a href="">Alolan Meowth</a></em> (Dark), <em><a href="">Alolan Marowak</a></em> (Fire/Ghost), and <em><a href="">Alolan Raichu</a></em> (Electric/Psychic).</p> <p>The evil team is also confirmed as <q>Team Skull</q>, with Plumeria and Guzma being two key members.</p> English names and Alolan Raichu leaked online 190 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 21:31:34 UTC <p>Images from an upcoming official announcement video have leaked online. These all appear to be legit but <em>are not 100% confirmed</em>.</p> <p>The fish with the school form is known as <strong><a href="">Wishiwashi</a></strong> and is Water type with the ability <em><a href="">Schooling</a></em>. The sea cucumber is called <strong><a href="">Pyukumuku</a></strong> and is Water type with the ability <em><a href="">Innards Out</a></em>. There is a new mushroom Pokémon called <strong><a href="">Morelull</a></strong> which is Grass/Fairy type. And Raichu appears to have a new Alolan Form: it's Electric/Psychic and has a new ability <em><a href="">Surge Surfer</a></em>.</p> <p>We'll bring more details when we can. Here are the leaked images:</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="600" height="338" alt="Wishiwashi Solo Form"></a><br>Wishiwashi Solo Form</div> New Pokémon 'Yowashi', 'Shirodesuna', 'Namakobushi', and Alolan forms revealed in CoroCoro 189 Tue, 09 Aug 2016 10:38:49 UTC <p>New Pokémon have been revealed in this month's CoroCoro magazine! English translations are due to be announced this Friday. <strong>Update 10/8:</strong> another new Pokémon has been revealed, continue below for more.</p> <p>The first is <q>Yowashi</q>, a Water type fish Pokémon that changes from Single Form to School Form.</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="600" height="662" alt="Yowashi"></a></div> <p>The next are <q>Sunabaa</q> and <q>Shirodesuna</q> which are based on sandcastles and are Ghost/Ground type.</p> New Pokémon, Alola forms and Z-Moves revealed 188 Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:31:07 UTC <p>New information has been revealed about Pokémon Sun &amp; Moon! Here's the announcement video:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="3AZHowhxM0U" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p>First it shows that several older Pokémon have new <q>Alola forms</q>:</p> <ul> <li><a href="">Exeggutor's</a> new form resembles a palm tree, and is Grass/Dragon type.</li> <li><a href="">Vulpix</a> and <a href="">Ninetales</a> become white and are Ice and Ice/Fairy type respectively.</li> <li><a href="">Sandshrew</a> and <a href="">Sandslash</a> also become white (with Sandshrew resembling an igloo) and both become Ice/Steel type with the ability Snow Cloak.</li> </ul> <p>New Pokémon are also revealed:</p> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Oricorio</a></strong> is a bird Pokémon that has a different form on each of Alola's islands. Baile Style is Fire/Flying, Pom-Pom Style is Electric/Flying, Pa'u Style is Psychic/Flying, Sensu Style is Ghost/Flying. It also has a new move <em>Revelation Dance</em> which matches its primary type. Its ability <em><a href="">Dancer</a></em> copies the opponent's <q>Dance</q> moves like <em>Quiver Dance</em>.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Minior</a></strong> is a ball-shaped Rock/Flying Pokémon. Its ability <em><a href="">Shields Down</a></em> removes its rocky exterior to reveal a core inside, which can be one of 4 different colors.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Gumshoos</a></strong> is the evolution of <a href="">Yungoos</a></li> <li><strong><a href="">Fomantis</a></strong> and its evolution <strong><a href="">Lurantis</a></strong> are Grass type and know a new move <em><a href="">Solar Blade</a></em>.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Mudbray</a></strong> is the pre-evolution of <a href="">Mudsdale</a>.</li> </ul> More new Pokémon revealed: Wimpod, Bounsweet, Comfey, Mudsdale, Mimikyu, Bewear 187 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:14:57 UTC <p>New Pokémon for the upcoming Sun/Moon games have been revealed!</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="vKosBJ1Uko0" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p>The Pokémon are:</p> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Wimpod</a></strong> is a Bug/Water type. It has a new ability <em><a href="">Wimp Out</a></em>, which makes it switch out when its HP drops below half.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Bounsweet</a></strong> is a Grass type. It has the ability Leaf Guard or Oblivious.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Comfey</a></strong> is a Fairy type. It has the ability Flower Veil or a new ability <em><a href="">Triage</a></em>, which increases the priority of HP-restoring moves.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Mudsdale</a></strong> is a Ground type. It has the ability Own Tempo or a new ability <em><a href="">Stamina</a></em>, which increases Defense when hit by an attack.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Mimikyu</a></strong> is the Ghost/Fairy Pokémon revealed earlier this month in CoroCoro. Its ability <em><a href="">Disguise</a></em> acts as a Substitute for one attack.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Bewear</a></strong> is the Normal/Fighting Pokémon also seen in CoroCoro. Its ability <em><a href="">Fluffy</a></em> halves damage from contact moves, but doubles damage taken from Fire type moves.</li> </ul> Pokémon GO being rolled out worldwide 186 Sat, 16 Jul 2016 11:38:28 UTC <p><a href=""><img class="figure-right lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="300" height="188" alt="Pokemon Go logo"></a> <a href="">Pokémon GO</a>, the augmented-reality smartphone game, is slowly being rolled out worldwide. It was released last week in Australia and New Zealand, followed by the USA just before the weekend. Due to the game's massive success and the resulting login/connection troubles, other countries were delayed while the problems were resolved.</p> <p>The last few days saw a release in Germany and the UK, followed by most of Europe today. Specifically, players in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland can now download Pokémon GO!</p> <p>It's believed that a release in France has been delayed due to the recent horrific attacks in Nice, but it should be available within a week. No word yet on Japan and the rest of Asia and other continents.</p> New Pokémon 'Kiteruguma' and 'Mimikkyu' revealed in CoroCoro 185 Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:25:40 UTC <p>Two new Pokémon have been revealed in this month's CoroCoro.</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="720" height="450" alt="Kiteruguma and Mimikkyu"></a></div> <p>The bear Pokémon (left) is <q>Kiteruguma</q> and is Normal/Fighting type. It has a new ability <q>Fluffy</q>.</p> <p>The ghost Pokémon (right) is <q>Mimikkyu</q> and is Ghost/Fairy type. It appears to take on the look of Pikachu. It has a new ability <q>Disguise</q>.</p> <p>We'll bring more details and localizations as soon as we get them.</p> New Pokémon Salandit revealed at Japan Expo 184 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 12:22:01 UTC <p>Junichi Masuda was a guest at the Japan Expo in Paris today, and has revealed a new Pokémon. <strong><a href="">Salandit</a></strong> is the first Poison/Fire type Pokémon, and has an ability <a href="">Corrosion</a> that allows it to poison any foe, including Poison and Steel types!</p> <p>Here's the official announcement video:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="LJ2sin-c3Kk" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> New Pokémon officially revealed with English trailer 183 Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:35:38 UTC <p>The Pokémon revealed yesterday in Japan have today been announced with an English trailer. The website has also updated with details on their abilities and new moves, including the koala and dog Pokémon revealed last month in CoroCoro.</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="eE2NJjuQc3A" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Tapu Koko</a></strong> (Electric/Fairy) is the <q>Land Spirit Pokémon</q>. It has a new ability <a href="">Electric Surge</a> that creates an Electric Terrain on the battlefield. It also knows <a href="">Natures Madness</a>, which reduces the foe's HP by half.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Charjabug</a></strong> (Bug/Electric) is the <q>Battery Pokémon</q> and the evolution of <a href="">Grubbin</a>. Its ability <a href="">Battery</a> raises the power of allies' Special moves.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Vikavolt</a></strong> (Bug/Electric) is the <q>Stag Beetle Pokémon</q> and the evolution of <a href="">Charjabug</a>. Its ability is Levitate.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Drampa</a></strong> (Normal/Dragon) is the <q>Placid Pokémon</q>. It has the ability Sap Sipper, or the new ability <em><a href="">Berserk</a></em>.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Bruxish</a></strong> (Water/Psychic) is the <q>Gnash Teeth Pokémon</q>. It has the ability Strong Jaw, or the new ability <em><a href="">Dazzling</a></em>, which prevents the opponent from using high-priority moves like Quick Attack or Extremespeed.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Cutiefly</a></strong> (Bug/Fairy) is the <q>Bee Fly Pokémon</q>. Its ability is Honey Gather or Shield Dust.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Togedemaru</a></strong> (Electric/Steel) is the <q>Roly-Poly Pokémon</q>. It has the abilities Iron Barbs or Lightning Rod.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Komala</a></strong> (Normal) is the <q>Drowsing Pokémon</q>. It has a new ability <em><a href="">Comatose</a></em> which prevents all status conditions except Sleep.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Rockruff</a></strong> (Rock) is the <q>Puppy Pokémon</q>. It has the abilities Keen Eye or Vital Spirit.</li> </ul> New Pokémon revealed: Tapu Koko, Charjabug, Vikavolt, Drampa, Bruxish, Cutiefly, Togedemaru 182 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:01:28 UTC <p>Several new Pokémon have been revealed in an official video from Pokémon Japan. They are, in order:</p> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Tapu Koko</a></strong>, an Electric/Fairy type.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Charjabug</a></strong>, a Bug/Electric type.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Vikavolt</a></strong>, a Bug/Electric type and the evolution of Charjabug.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Drampa</a></strong>, a Normal/Dragon type.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Bruxish</a></strong>, a Water/Psychic type fish Pokémon.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Cutiefly</a></strong>, a Bug/Fairy type.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Togedemaru</a></strong>, an Electric/Steel type.</li> </ul> <p>Here's the video. We'll bring you the English version as soon as it's released.</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="NTt65qAkR84" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> New Pokémon Grubbin revealed 181 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:35:09 UTC <p>Following the Nintendo Treehouse event, a new official video has been released showing <a href="">Pikipek</a> and <a href="">Yungoos</a>, plus a new Pokémon, <a href="">Grubbin</a>. The latter is perhaps an early-route Pokémon that was not encountered during the E3 demo.</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="9Ojd6FzTaEM" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p><em>Pikipek</em> can have the ability Keen Eye or Skill Link. <em>Yungoos</em> can have the ability Stakeout or Strong Jaw. <em>Grubbin</em> has the ability Swarm.</p> <p>The video also confirms <a href="">Magearna's</a> ability to be <a href="">Soul-Heart</a>, which raises its Special Attack when a teammate faints. The move <a href="">Fleur Cannon</a> is also shown.</p> <p>The video finishes with some details about <q>Battle Royal</q> which was shown during the E3 demo.</p> New Pokémon Yungoos and Pikipek revealed during Nintendo Treehouse event 180 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:10:28 UTC <p>Nintendo has just finished its Pokémon event at the gaming expo E3. During the gameplay, two new Pokémon were revealed!</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="720" height="214" alt="Yungoos, Pikipek"></a><br>Yungoos and Pikipek wild encounter in Sun/Moon</div> <p><strong><a href="">Yungoos</a></strong> is Normal type and is based on a mongoose. It is apparently always hungry, which makes it angry. <strong><a href="">Pikipek</a></strong> is Normal/Flying and is based on a woodpecker. It can peck 16 times a second.</p> <p>Various other details were also shown during gameplay. See below for details and screenshots.</p> Zygarde Complete footage shown at Taiwan VGC 179 Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:42:18 UTC <p>Some new footage of Zygarde has emerged from the Taiwan Pokémon Championship. It shows Zygarde 10% Forme transforming into Zygarde Complete Forme when its HP is low, seemingly using the Cell/Core Zygardes. It then uses a new move that scorches a 'Z' on the ground.</p> <p>Update: an official video has been released. It showcases the moves Thousand Arrows, Thousand Waves, and Core Enforcer.</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="nDTKAX-UcQs" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> New Pokémon 'Iwanko' and 'Nekkoala' revealed in CoroCoro 178 Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:27:16 UTC <p>Two new Pokémon have been revealed in Japanese magazine CoroCoro.</p> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="700" height="413" alt="Iwanko and Nekkoala"></a></div> <p>On the left is <q>Iwanko</q> (Japanese name), a Rock-type dog Pokémon. It can have the abilities Vital Spirit or Keen Eye.</p> <p>On the right is <q>Nekkoala</q> (Japanese name), a Normal-type Koala Pokémon. It has a new ability that prevents all status conditions except sleep.</p> <p>CoroCoro also hints that Iwanko and the Alola starters have a secret about them. Magearna is also confirmed to have a new ability <q>Soul Heart</q> and a new move <q>Flower Cannon</q>.</p> <p>We should have localisations from TPCi in a few days so keep checking back!</p> Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo & Lunala revealed, and more Sun/Moon details 177 Thu, 02 Jun 2016 13:20:22 UTC <p>A new trailer has dropped for Pokémon Sun &amp; Moon! This one features more details on the legendary Pokémon seen in the <a href="">first trailer</a> as well as the region and some of the main characters.</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="XW14HO7C1Dg" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <ul> <li><strong><a href="">Solgaleo</a></strong> is the lion-like Pokémon and is Psychic/Steel type. It has the ability <strong><a href="">Full Metal Body</a></strong>, which prevents its stats from being lowered. It has a new move <strong><a href="">Sunsteel Strike</a></strong> which attacks disregarding the target's ability.</li> <li><strong><a href="">Lunala</a></strong> is the bat-like Pokémon and is Psychic/Ghost type. It has the ability <strong><a href="">Shadow Shield</a></strong>, which will make it take less damage when Lunala has full HP. It has a new move <strong><a href="">Moongeist Beam</a></strong> which attacks disregarding the target's ability.</li> </ul> Pokémon Sun & Moon trailer released - reveals starters & legendary Pokémon 176 Tue, 10 May 2016 12:16:01 UTC <p>The Pokémon Company have today released a new trailer for the upcoming games, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. The trailer features the starter Pokémon, main legendary Pokémon that appear on the box, the region and some gameplay footage. Here it is:</p> <div class="figure video-onload" data-code="Kn25hijDL7c" data-width="740" data-height="416"></div> <p>Key points:</p> <ul> <li>The region is revealed to be called <strong>Alola</strong> and looks quite tropical. It seems to be based on Hawaii.</li> <li>Starter Pokémon <strong><a href="">Rowlet</a></strong>, a Grass/Flying type owl Pokémon.</li> <li>Starter Pokémon <strong><a href="">Litten</a></strong>, a Fire type feline Pokémon.</li> <li>Starter Pokémon <strong><a href="">Popplio</a></strong>, a Water type sea lion Pokémon.</li> <li>Two legendary Pokémon without names: a while lion-like Pokémon, and a dark bat-like Pokémon.</li> <li>Sun/Moon will be released <strong>November 18th</strong> 2016 in America/Japan, and <strong>November 23rd</strong> in Europe.</li> </ul> <div class="figure"><a href=""><img class="lazyload" src="" data-original="" width="740" height="283" alt="Pokémon Sun/Moon starters"></a><br>Pokémon Sun/Moon starters - Rowlet, Litten, Popplio</div>