The biggest, baddest Team Rocket ever is blasting off into the Alola region in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon later this month, with an all-star cast of series villains headed up by the original baddie himself, Giovanni.
New job ads from Pokémon developer Game Freak are causing speculation that a Switch entry is in our future.
Starting with Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire, you can adorn your monsters with “Ribbons” for completing certain quests and contests. One person endeavored to put all of the available Ribbons from every game on the worst Pokémon possible, recording his months-long journey in a hilarious Ribbon collecting guide.
This really should’ve happened years ago, but here we are, Usain Bolt and Pokémon together at last.
At the start of 2017, nobody really considered Palossand, Pokémon’s sandcastle monster, to be noteworthy for competitive play. Then, the top-four World Championship finisher Markus Stadter lost against a Palossand-centric team live on a Twitch stream.
Pokémon card players are warning each other against buying loose English Pokémon Sun & Moon packs from retailers. An alleged exploit in Pokémon Sun & Moon’s booster boxes could lead to retailers scamming customers out of rare cards.
For months now, we’ve seen people repeatedly fail Pokémon Sun and Moon’s Global Missions, the community missions that net players rewards if they reach certain gameplay goals. Turns out, many players can’t even register and log in to Pokémon Global Link, the online service which logs their progress in Global Missions,…
Very important news, y’all—joining Team Skull is possible. Over the weekend, Magfest turned into Po Town as Team Skull cosplayers took over the con.
There’s a Wicke skin for Super Smash for Wii U. If there’s anything that game definitely needed, it was everyone’s favorite Aether Foundation member crushing people with her thighs.
Several competitors at a European Pokémon tournament earlier this month say they were penalized by show organizers for making innocent mistakes that were flagged during an effort to round up cheaters.
I offer a picture of me during happier times, before my new best friend Popplio and I took a trip to the Toys’R’Us price scanner.
The goal was for players around the world to catch 100 million Pokémon in Sun and Moon. They missed that mark by a lot.
They say you never know what you’re going to get when you put up a monster for a blind trade within Wonder Trade, but let’s be real, nine times out of ten, you’ll be sent low-level garbage. For the holiday season, benevolent Pokémon fans want to make sure Wonder Trade ups its game, though.
Team Skull are rapscallions who wear all black and adorn themselves with skulls. When I started Sun and Moon, I looked forward to kicking their asses repeatedly. But as the game goes on I realized that actually, Team Skull are the best characters in the entire game.
Pokémon Sun and Moon are among hardest games in franchise, meaning that for some, fainting is a real danger. Others, however, don’t think the challenge is enough. Enter ROM hacks.
For years, Pokémon fans have begged developers Game Freak to let monsters follow the player around in the overworld, as Heart Gold and Soul Silver once did. Well, it looks like that feature is actually contained within the files of Pokémon Sun and Moon.
Once you beat the Elite Four in Pokémon Sun and Moon, you can go back and defend the championship against new challengers. Some opponents, you can probably guess. But there’s one Elite Four challenger in particular that is completely unexpected. (SPOILERS AHEAD!)
Hau is a nice, cheerful boy. He gives you presents. When defeated in battle, he is gracious, and tells you that he had fun. Nothing about Hau seems competitive, which might explain why Pokémon players keep theorizing that he’s not your real rival in Sun and Moon at all.
It’s an accepted fact that Magikarp is a useless Pokémon until you evolve them into Gyrados. But one player managed to beat Sun and Moon Elite Four with nothing but the flailing fish.