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Pokémon Sword and Shield

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A new event for owners of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield has begun to celebrate the release of the new TCG set, Shining Fates. This event gives Pokémon Trainers the chance to get their hands on a shiny Toxtricity by first obtaining a code from their local video game retailer.

Read on to find out more about how to obtain one for yourself!
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As we come closer to the 25th Anniversary of the release of Pokémon Red & Green in Japan, we're getting more and more teases about what The Pokémon Company has in store to celebrate the occasion. Previously, Katy Perry was announced as part of a P25 Music collaboration with various artists signed to Universal Music. Now we know she'll be joined by Post Malone, who'll be performing a 'virtual' concert on Twitch and Youtube on Pokémon Day itself.

The concert will be free to view on the official Pokémon YouTube channel, Pokémon’s official Twitch channel, and on Pokémon’s 25th anniversary...
Last month it was revealed that a Zarude Distribution would be running throughout November and into early December. Here in the UK the only way to get your hands on a code for the legendary Pokémon was to go to your local GAME store.

However, on Monday it was announced that Pokémon fans will be able to get a code for Zarude by simply being signed up for the Pokémon Trainer Club Newsletter by the 18th of December. Codes will then be sent out in January. Not only will these be sent out to people in the UK, but also those within Europe.
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The first English trailer for Pokémon the Movie: Coco has now been released on the official Pokémon YouTube channel. The trailer can be viewed below:

Read on to find out more about the movie and details on a Zarude distribution!
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The final two Pikachu in the special cap promotion have now been released. The codes for these two will give you the opportunity to get your hands on the Alola Cap Pikachu and the World Cap Pikachu in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield.
The latest codes in the Cap Pikachu distribution have now gone live. This time you'll be able to get your hands on a Unova Cap Pikachu and a Kalos Cap Pikachu in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield using the codes below.
Another day, another rat in a hat. And this time, it's the Sinnoh Cap Pikachu joining the distribution.

The Mystery Gift distribution code for this version if V0LTTACKLEP1KA (even though it doesn't actually have the move) and is, obviously, redeemable through Sword/Shield. As with the rest of them, the code will be available until November 30th.

As a reminder, the other codes revealed so far are P1KACHUGET (Original Cap), 1CH00SEY0U (Partner Cap) and P1KAADVANCE (Hoenn Cap).
Continuing the distribution of Ash-hat Pikachus, the Sword/Shield Mystery Gift code for the Hoenn Cap Pikachu has been revealed today.

You can obtain this one by using the code P1KAADVANCE.

As with the Original Cap and the Partner Cap Pikachus already revealed (As a reminder, if you haven't grabbed yours yet, the codes for those are P1KACHUGET and 1CH00SEY0U respectively), this code will be valid until November 30th.
The second part of the Pokémon Sword & Shield season pass, The Crown Tundra, will be released towards the end of next month on the 23rd October.

As with the Isle of Armor expansion earlier in the year, this DLC pack adds a brand new area to the game, a few new features and some new Pokémon.

New Features

Dynamax Adventures

In a tribute to trainer Baik Jongyoon, a semi-finalist in the 2019 Pokémon World Championships' Senior Division, Pokémon Korea has released a download code that allows owners of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield to obtain a shiny Amoonguss.

This Amoonguss is a replica of the one Baik used during the competition. You'll need to use the code TRA1NERSCUP via the Mystery Gift menu to grab your own, but this code will only work for a very limited time. The distribution will end tomorrow (August 10th) at 3:59 PM UK time (10:59 AM EST / 7:59 AM PST).

In other words, grab it ASAP if you haven't already done so. Click through for further info!...