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

Shiny Solgaleo & Lunala Distribution Event Announced

Owners of Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon will be able to download a special shiny legendary Pokémon from GameStop in the US from October 21. This is particularly exciting because Shiny Solgaleo and Shiny Lunala are not normally obtainable due to being shiny locked in the games. We highly recommend making an … Read more

Pokémon Sword & Shield news to expect in May 2019

Pokémon Sword & Shield: What to Expect in May

Looking to the Past to Predict the Future The modern pre-release news cycle of Pokémon started with the pair of Generation VI games, X & Y. That’s because they were the first titles to get a simultaneous worldwide release and news was no longer coming solely from Japanese magazines and TV shows. Looking at how … Read more

Lugia & Ho-oh Distribution Begins

Players who own a copy of Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon will be able to pick up a code to receive the legendary Lugia or Ho-oh depending on the version of their game. These codes will be available in the United States at GameStop, so trainers will need to head to their local store to pick … Read more

May’s Year of Legendary Pokémon Event Now Live

Happy Year of Legendary Pokémon! …you guys still care about these distributions, right? For those stateside, from today until May 25th you can head to your local Gamestop and pick up a serial code for Xerneas (Moon/Ultra Moon) or Yveltal (Sun/Ultra Sun)! For those outside the States, check out where you can snag a serial … Read more

TPCi Announces Year of Legendary Pokémon

The Pokémon Company International has announced 2018 as the Year of Legendary Pokémon! To celebrate, special distributions for several Gen VII version exclusive Legendaries will be ongoing for the remainder of the year! These Legendaries can be obtained with any copies of Sun & Moon and Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, however, the game you’re … Read more