Lechonk and Oinkologne | Origin of Species

In this recurring series, I’ll analyze the origins of Pokémon designs and their allusions to Mediterranean culture from Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. Lechonk Lechonk was one of the first new Pokemon revealed for the Paldea region. Its name is a combination of “Lechon”, the Spanish word for a cooked piglet, and “Chonk”, a slang … Read more

Porygon2 Mystery Gift code now available for Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

To celebrate the North America International Championships (NAIC) currently taking place, a Mystery Gift code for a Porygon2 based on the one used by Europe International Championship 2024 winner Nils Dunlop. Learn how to redeem it below! How to receive the Porygon2 Mystery Gift in Scarlet and Violet You can receive Porygon2 in Scarlet and … Read more

New anime tie-in Mystery Gift: receive Dot’s Quaxly!

If you’ve been following the Pokémon anime, you’ll know that Dot is the person behind Nidothing and a member of the Rising Volt Tacklers. Her first Pokémon was Quaxly and you’ll be able to redeem a special Mystery Gift to receive her partner in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet! Don’t forget that resident Poké-ologist Nick … Read more

Receive a Gyarados Mystery Gift in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

The Atrocious Pokémon, Gyarados, is available to redeem for owners of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet for a limited time in the latest Mystery Gift promotion! The event is to celebrate the 2024 Pokémon Asia Championships and is based on the Gyarados used by Melvin Keh, whose in-game Trainer is named Sophia, during the 2023 … Read more

Receive a Flutter Mane Mystery Gift in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Owners of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet can receive a Flutter Mane Mystery gift for a limited time to celebrate the Korean Pokémon Trainers Cup! It is based on the one used in the same tournament last year by Shin Yeo-myeong. Learn how to receive Flutter Mane below! How to receive Flutter Mane in Scarlet … Read more