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Nintendo has released an update for Pokemon Legends: Arceus (version 1.1.1) that addresses an issue that players were experiencing. This issue has to do with the Shiny Charm – it seems certain players couldn’t obtain it even after fulfilling the requirements. 

This appears to be the only change to the game in this update, and the official patch notes can be read below.

Ver. 1.1.1 (Released March 17, 2022)
Update Details
Fixed an issue where certain conditions would prevent players from obtaining the Shiny Charm even if they met the requirements. After updating the game, players who experienced this issue can obtain the Shiny Charm by speaking with Professor Laventon inside Galaxy Hall in Jubilife Village provided they meet the requirements.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield Fossil Pokemon Carracosta, Archeops, Tyrantrum, and Aurorus

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have kicked off a new Max Raid Battle event with Fossil Pokemon.

Carracosta, Archeops, Tyrantrum, and Aurorus are included here. Players will also have an opportunity to catch a Shiny version of Aurorus.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl Arceus and Darkrai

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl are about to receive to receive a new 1.3.0 update, and it’s bringing along the opportunity to obtain Arceus and Darkrai.

For Arceus, fans need to have Pokemon Legends: Arceus save data on their Switch system after completing all main missions. There’s also the requirement of joining the Hall of Fame and obtaining the National Pokedex in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond or Pokemon Shining Pearl. Players will then need to return to their room where they can get the Azure Flute item. After this, simply head over to the Spear Pillar at the top of Mount Coronet. Arceus will immediately appear.

pokemon legends arceus item distribution

A new item distribution has just started up in Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Players can obtain five Grit Pebbles, five Rare Candy, and five Star Pieces. The distribution will be live until March 31, 2022 at 23:59 UTC.

Grit Pebbles can be used to raise the effort level for one of a Pokemon’s stats, though it only works if the effort level is at least level six and no greater than level 8. Rare Candy instantly increases the level of a single Pokemon by one. Finally, although Star Pieces don’t have any true uses, they can be sold at a high price to the general store.

Pokemon Legends Arceus update 1.1.0 patch notes

The full patch notes are in for Pokemon Legends: Arceus’ new 1.1.0 update. This was just announced today during the Pokemon Presents presentation.

New features are included, but also some fixes as well. Find the full patch notes for the Pokemon Legends: Arceus version 1.1.0 update below.

pokemon presents february 2022 recap

The February 2022 Pokemon Presents event had plenty of news to share, including the reveal of Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet. The Pokemon Company has now shared an official announcement recapping all of the big news.

Here’s the full rundown:

Sprigatito Fuecoco Quaxly

First details are in about the new Pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, including their names – Sprigatito, Fuecoco, Quaxly.

Here’s the full rundown from The Pokemon Company:

pokemon scarlet violet open world

Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet will feature an open world, The Pokemon Company has confirmed. Additionally, we have news about support for Pokemon Home.

As far as a general overview, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are said to “take a new evolutionary step in the Pokemon main series.” Players will be able to “explore an open world where various towns with no borders blend seamlessly into the wilderness.” Similar to Pokemon Legends: Arceus, creatures are out and about everywhere – be it the skies, in the sea, and on the streets.

pokemon scarlet violet

Original: Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet have just been announced. Both titles are coming to Switch in late 2022.

The Pokemon Company revealed the news during the end of today’s Pokemon Presents presentation. A trailer showed a new setting, but seemed to showcase the type of gameplay we’ve seen from Pokemon Legends: Arceus with a full 3D perspective, Pokemon roaming in the wild and more.

Additionally, the starters were shown. Names weren’t divulged, but we have a look at their designs below.

A new “Daybreak” update has been announced for Pokemon Legends: Arceus, otherwise known as version 1.1.0. It is going live later today.

The update lets players take on a new investigation involving a phenomenon causing mass outbreaks of Pokemon across the Hisuian region. You can also take on new Pokemon battles with your allied Pokemon at the Training Grounds.

Here’s a trailer:


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