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Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield are now hosting a new Max Raid Battle event.

This time around, froggy Pokemon are being featured. Creatures like Venusaur, Politoed, Croagunk, and Seismitoad will appear more often. If you’re lucky enough, a Gigantamax Venusaur or a Shiny Politoed could show up.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus

Pokemon Legends: Arceus has received a final release date. The game is on track for January 28, 2022, The Pokemon Company has announced.

When Pokemon Legends: Arceus was first announced, we only had a vague early 2022 window.

Here’s the official blurb and look at the boxart:

The Nendoroid line is expanding with a new addition from Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. Raihan, one of the Gym Leaders players face in the game, is getting his own figure.

Here’s the official product description and photos:

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have kicked off the latest Max Raid Battle event.

This time around, players are more likely to come across Wooloo and Dubwool. If luck is on your side, a Shiny Wooloo may even appear.

Pokemon Sword and Shield

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield players can get their hands on a Life Orb as part of the latest distribution. You don’t have long to participate, as it will be live for just one day only.

You can acquire the Life Orb by following the steps below:

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have both been updated. The two games are now at version 1.3.2, which primarily involves bug fixes.

Below are the full patch notes:

There’s a new Max Raid Battle event in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, and it’s a “Meowth Festival”.

Meowth, Alolan Meowth, Galarian Meowth, and Gigantamax Meowth will appear in Max Raid Battles. If you’re lucky enough, you could even encounter a Shiny Galarian Meowth.

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield

As part of the Pokemon Players Cup, a code has been released to obtain the Weakness Policy item in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. It can be held by a Pokemon to increase its Attack and Special Attack if hit by a super effective move.

Follow the steps below to claim the Weakness Policy item:

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have kicked off the latest Max Raid Battle event.

This time around, players are more likely to encounter Eiscue. Shiny Eiscue may even appear if they’re lucky enough.

Pokemon Sword/Shield

Dream Balls are tough to come by in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, but there’s currently an easy way to add one to your inventory. During the Pokemon Players Cup 3 event, a distribution code was shared to obtain the item.

Follow these steps to claim the Dream Ball:


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