Watchog’s Meta Watch: Ice Spirits of OU Past

You there, Trainer – what day is it? Why, today’s the day we embrace the Christmas spirit and revisit some of the most powerful Ice types of competitive Pokémon past! The Ice type has a very checkered history. The Pokémon community has often considered it one of the worst types in the game on account … Read more

Pokémon Crystal Now Available on eShop

Pokémon Crystal, first released in English in 2001, is now available on the Nintendo 3DS eShop in some regions and will continue to roll out globally as January 26th arrives in different countries. For the first time ever English speakers will be able to access the special GS Ball mini-event which ends with the player encountering … Read more

Pokémon Crystal to be Released on Virtual Console

As many speculated when Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver were released on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console last year, fans will get a chance to re-play the classic Pokémon Crystal as well.

Set for a release on January 26, 2018, it will include the ability to deposit caught Pokémon in Pokémon Bank and transfer them to Gen VII games. The re-release of Crystal will also allow players to encounter the legendary Celebi!

I, for one, am massively excited! The animated sprites of Crystal are some of the most iconic in the series. It also finally let you choose the gender of your trainer at the outset of your adventure! This will be a great way to start 2018 for trainers across the world!

Gold & Silver Guide: Johto Gym Leaders & Elite 4

The main goals of Pokémon Gold & Silver are to not only fill up your Pokédex, but to beat Johto’s eight gyms and eventually become the Champion of the Elite 4. Eventually you’ll also be able to travel to Kanto as well, but we’re here to guide you through the first League Challenge you’ll be facing … Read more