Pokémon Sword / Shield at Jump Festa

The Pokémon Company have announced that Pokémon Sword / Shield will appear at Jump Festa ’20 on 21-22 December at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. .

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Pokémon Wild Area Search Coming to PC

Pokémon Wild Area Search web content will be coming to PC, Mac, smartphones, and tablets from early November to 31 December 2019 where the wild area of ​​the Galar region in Pokémon Sword / Shield becomes a diorama allowing users to explore the Wild Area with a 360-degree camera and even enjoy encounters with certain Pokémon in CG. The diorama is under the supervision of Amazing JIRO, and will be available in Japanese, Korean, and Traditional and Simplified Chinese. Thanks to Famitsu. More images added below…

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Gigantamax Pokémon Confirmed

New Gigantamax Pokémon have been confirmed for Pokémon Sword / Shield. Gigantamax Pikachu is from save data from Let’s Go Pikachu. Gigantamax Eevee is from save data from Let’s Go Eevee. Gigantamax Meowth is an early purchase benefit until 15 January. Gigantamax Charizard and Gigantamax Butterfree are also both confirmed for the game. Official artwork and both Japanese and English trailers added below…

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Gigantamax Pokémon Leaked

The December 2019 issue of CoroCoro Ichiban appears to leak Gigantamax Eevee, Pikachu, Meowth, and Charizard for Pokémon Sword / Shield. The magazine is out on 21 October in Japan. It’s unknown whether this will be part of the Pokémon news due later today. Post to be updated with official images once available. CoroCoro Ichiban cover added below.

Edit: see this post for official artwork and trailer.

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Pokémon Sword / Shield News Tomorrow

There will be new information for Pokémon Sword / Shield tomorrow (16 October) at 22:00 JST (06:00 PT). The Game Freak 30th Anniversary livestream an hour later will also include talk about the latest information. Video below…

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Pokémon Sword / Shield File Size

The file size of the upcoming Pokémon Sword/Shield game(s) are 10.3 GB. This compares with 4.2 GB for Pokémon Let’s Go! Pikachu/Eevee. Pre-order either versiob here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Thanks to Naruki and MIN428. Download code packaging added below which also reveals that Turtonator will be in the game…

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Galarian Ponyta Confirmed

Galarian Ponyta has been confirmed as an exclusive to Pokémon Shield in the current issue (No.1610) of Weekly Famitsu magazine and from the latest official trailer. Galarian Ponyta comes withs a new ability called Pastel Bell. Screenshots, artwork, teaser scan, and trailer added below…

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Pokémon in Glimwood Tangle

All the Pokémon discovered in Glimwood Tangle, a strange forest area in the Galar region, will be listed in this post: Pikachu, Morelull, Phantump, Impidimp, Cottonee, Ponyta, Shiinotic, an unidentified Pokémon which maybe Galarian Ponyta, and the sound of what maybe a Galarian Rapidash. Thanks to Serebii for some of the names. The stream has now ended. Please note that Kinopio-kun did not appear – I just added him to make up for the lackluster stream! Video added below…

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