Eternatus – Origin of Species

In this recurring series, I’ll analyze the origins of Pokémon designs, their culture, and their historical allusions to British culture. Eternatus at first looks like an odd Pokémon. It slightly resembles a dragon skeleton, with slim limbs and a thin, long body. It’s a Poison and Dragon-type Pokémon, making it the first real Poison-type legendary. … Read more

Receive Ash’s Lucario Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sword & Shield

The final Japanese anime distribution for Pokémon Sword and Shield is here, and it features the ever-popular Lucario! don’t miss your chance to receive this special Mystery Gift. Don’t forget that you can still download Ash’s Sirfetch’d! How to receive Ash’s Lucario Use code HAD0UW0CATCH from the Mystery Gift menu of Sword and Shield under … Read more

Receive Ash’s Sirfetch’d Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Japanese distribution for Ash’s team from the Pokémon anime continues with Sirfetch’d! It can be downloaded via Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. You can still download his Gengar too, so don’t miss that while it’s active! How to receive Ash’s Sirfetch’d Use code H1SSATSUNEG1 from the Mystery Gift menu of Sword … Read more

Shiny Eternatus giveaway may be coming to GameStop

Our friends at PokéBeach are reporting that GameStop may be hosting a shiny Eternatus giveaway event similar to the shiny Zacian and Zamazenta event last year. Since Pokémon Sword and Shield are the only current games which Eternatus exists in, it stands to reason that the Mystery Gift will be redeemable in those two games, … Read more

Receive Ash’s Gengar Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sword & Shield

Have you been collecting Ash’s anime team? There’s still time to redeem his Dragonite, but today we’re sharing how to receive his Gengar in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. How to receive Ash’s Gengar Use code GENNGER0GE94 from the Mystery Gift menu and you’ll receive a Gengar whose OT (Original Trainer) is Satoshi, Ash’s name … Read more

Galarian Farfetch’d and Sirfetch’d – Origin of Species

In this recurring series, I’ll analyze the origins of Pokémon designs from Pokémon Sword and Shield, their culture, and their historical allusions to British culture. Today we look at the origins of Galarian Farfetch’d and Sirfetch’d. Galarian Farfetch’d Farfetch’d was introduced as a Normal/Flying-type Pokémon in the first generation based on the Japanese phrase “a … Read more