Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know!

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know!

On August 8, 2023, a Pokémon Presents presentation showcased by the Pokémon Company to announce updates on Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, along with details about their upcoming DLC, The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero.

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Furthermore, the event provided additional information about Detective Pikachu Returns, the arrival of classic Pokémon games to Nintendo Switch Online, developments in Pokémon GO, Pokémon Sleep, Pokémon UNITE, Pokémon Masters EX, and Pokémon Café ReMix. Additionally, insights were shared about the new animated series, Pokémon Horizons: The Series, as well as Pokémon: Paldean Winds and Pokémon: Path to the Peak. Notably, comprehensive details about the 2023 Pokémon World Championships were also disclosed, as the event draws near.

Pokémon World Championships 2023

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! - Worlds
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Pokémon enthusiasts from all corners of the globe are set to convene at the 2023 Pokémon World Championships in Yokohama, Japan, from August 11 to 13. Chris Brown of The Pokémon Company International and Rikiya Watanabe from The Pokémon Company divulged fresh details about a special Pokémon TCG promo card and a Pikachu plush that participants will receive. The event will feature an array of activities for visitors, including the Pokémon Trainer Cruise and Pikachu parades.

Nintendo Switch Online

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! - Pokemon Stadium 2 and Pokemon Trading Card Game
Image Credits: The Pokémon Company

A pair of classic Pokémon games has recently been added to the Nintendo Switch Online service. Players can now experience the Pokémon Trading Card Game in video game form with Pokémon Trading Card Game, available on Game Boy – Nintendo Switch Online. Additionally, fans can engage in thrilling head-to-head battles and entertaining minigames in Pokémon Stadium 2, now accessible on Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online.

Switch Game Announcements

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! Mewtwo
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The spotlight of the event shone on fan-favorite Pokémon during the Get Mew and Mewtwo! event in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. Players were granted the opportunity to add the Mythical Pokémon Mew to their teams immediately by using the password GETY0URMEW in the Mystery Gift menu. In addition, a forthcoming Tera Raid Battle event featuring Mewtwo was announced. Players were challenged to defeat this powerful Mewtwo with the Mighty Mark. Special Tera Raid Battle events were also unveiled to assist players in confronting this Legendary Pokémon.

The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero (DLC)

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! Pokemon DLCs
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Detailed insights were shared about The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero, an upcoming two-part DLC for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. The initial release date for The Teal Mask was disclosed as September 13, 2023. This segment of the DLC takes place in the Kitakami region and introduces players to Dipplin, a new evolution of Applin, and the heroic trio known as the Loyal Three: Okidogi, Munkidori, and Fezandipiti. Part 2: The Indigo Disk involves attending Blueberry Academy as an exchange student.

Alongside the aforementioned Pokémon, four new Pokemon were confirmed to be a part of the DLC. Archaludon, the evolution of Duraludon, Dipplin, the evolution of Applin and The Paradox Pokémon Raging Bolt and Iron Crown.

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! - Dipplin Revealed!
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Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! Archaludon Revealed!
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Detective Pikachu Returns

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! - Detective Pikachu
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The escapades of the “Great Detective” Pikachu continue in an upcoming title for the Nintendo Switch. Detective Pikachu and his partner, Tim, team up once again to unravel the mystery behind Tim’s missing father. The presentation introduced several characters and Pokémon that the intrepid heroes encounter during their investigation.

Anime Announcements

Pokémon Horizons The Anime

Newly released trailer for Pokémon Horizons: The Series

A new trailer for the new Pokémon animated series, Pokémon Horizons: The Series, was showcased. The series follows the adventures of Liko, a young girl possessing a mysterious pendant, and Roy, a boy with an equally enigmatic Poké Ball.

Pokémon: Paldean Winds (Web Anime)

Brand new trailer for Pokémon: Paldean Winds

An upcoming online original animated series set in the Paldea region was unveiled. Pokémon: Paldean Winds chronicles the growth and development of academy students as they navigate their educational journey. The full trailer for the series is worth checking out, and viewers can anticipate its premiere on September 6, 2023, on the official Pokémon YouTube channel. Full details regarding this project can be found here.

Pokémon: Path to the Peak (TCG Web Anime)

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! Path to Peak anime
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The Pokémon Presents also unveiled an upcoming short animated series that will debut at the 2023 Pokémon World Championships. Pokémon: Path to the Peak is the journey of Ava, who aspires to excel in the competitive world of Pokémon Trading Card Game play. With the support of her family, friends, and partner Pokémon, Oddish, Ava strives to reach the pinnacle of her ambitions. The first episode of the series is scheduled to premiere on the official Pokémon YouTube channel on August 11, 2023.

Pokémon Mobile Games

Pokémon GO

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! Pokemon go fest
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Pokémon GO enthusiasts have been treated to a summer filled with excitement, thanks to the Pokémon GO Fest 2023 events in London, England, and Osaka, Japan. The upcoming Pokémon GO Fest event, scheduled for August 18, will take place in New York City, USA. Furthermore, the two-day digital Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global event is set for August 26 and 27. Diancie makes its Pokémon GO debut at this year’s festival and can Mega Evolve. The formidable Mega Rayquaza will also appear in Raid Battles, requiring teams to be well-prepared. In September, Pokémon from the Paldea region will begin appearing in the wild, providing players with the opportunity to add these creatures to their collections.

Pokémon Sleep

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! Pokemon sleep
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Players who have been conscientiously getting their rest with Pokémon Sleep can look forward to encountering more slumbering Pokémon during the upcoming Good Sleep Day in-game event, scheduled to coincide with the night of the full moon. On Good Sleep Days, the effectiveness of Drowsy Power is enhanced, increasing the likelihood of encountering Pokémon with unique sleep patterns.

Pokémon UNITE

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! Mewtwo in Unite
Image Credits: The Pokémon Company

A novel battle type, Panic Parade, has been introduced to Pokémon UNITE. In Panic Parade, players and their teammates must safeguard Tinkaton from wild Pokémon. Additionally, the Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo joins the fray in Pokémon UNITE. With the Unite License X: Mewtwo, players can Mega Evolve Mewtwo into Mega Mewtwo X. Furthermore, Unite License Y: Mewtwo will become available on August 17, enabling players to Mega Evolve Mewtwo into Mega Mewtwo Y, which boasts distinct battle mechanics. The game’s 2nd Anniversary and the 2023 Pokémon World Championships will be marked by a series of special events.

Pokémon Masters EX

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! Nemona Sync pair
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The first sync pair hailing from the Paldea region, Nemona & Pawmot, is set to make an appearance in Pokémon Masters EX. This unique sync pair assumes the role of a sprinter and excels in swift attacks. This addition is expected to alter the dynamics of battles. Additionally, starting from August 16, Victor & Spectrier will join the game as a sync pair specializing in field effects. To celebrate the Pokémon Presents event, players can claim a gift of 3,000 gems upon logging in.

Pokémon Café ReMix

Pokemon Presents 8.8.23 : Everything you need to know! Cafe remix
Image Credits: The Pokémon Company

Contrary to assumptions, Pokémon Café ReMix does not involve serving sushi—it features the appearance of the Mimicry Pokémon, Tatsugiri, at the café. Other special Pokémon, such as a “summer fun” Jigglypuff and a five-star chef “tropical” Vaporeon, will also be making appearances. Moreover, Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly have returned and will be prominently featured in deliveries. An express delivery bonus has been introduced to celebrate this exciting news.

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