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Satoshi Taijiri, Ken Sugimori, Junichi Masuda
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Pokémon Horizons Episode 17 Release Date & Time

Pokémon Horizons Episode 17 sees Roy's Wattrel and Fuecoco getting some secret training in with Friede. Here's how fans can get caught up.

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Pokémon's Strangest Pokédex Entries Have An Explanation Most Fans Missed

The Pokémon anime offered an explanation as to the source of Galar's fossil Pokémon's Pokédex entries, suggesting the dex isn't all that trustworthy.

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10 Best Pokémon TCG: Obsidian Flames Secret Rares

The entire list of cards for Pokémon TCG: Obsidian Flames has been revealed. Here are the most impressive cards in the Scarlet and Violet expansion.

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Pokémon Horizons Officially Includes Scarlet and Violet's Unique Mechanic

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet's new Terastallization mechanic has made its anime debut under some difficult conditions, showcasing the power it offers.

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Pokémon Sleep: How To Cook All Recipes

In Pokémon Sleep, players can feed Snorlax homecooked meals to boost its Strength Rating. Here are all of the recipes players can cook for Snorlax.

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Pokémon Horizons Debuts A New Paldean Gym Leader

The adventures of Liko and Roy have led to the introduction of another Paldean Gym Leader, Iono, to the anime for the first time, following Brassius.

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5 New Pokémon Types Gen 10 Could Introduce To The Series

There are several concepts for a new Pokémon type in Generation 10, but there are a couple in particular that make sense and may be likely.

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Pokémon Horizons Confirms Its Third Protagonist, Marks A Big Departure From Ash

Pokémon Horizons has finally forced its third hero out into the field, and the change is already promising a big difference from the old anime.

Four characters from Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: Nemona, Clavell, Arven, and Geeta. 1
Pokémon Gen 10 Already Has An Advantage Over Scarlet & Violet

The future Pokémon Gen 10 games may be significantly better than Gen 9’s Scarlet and Violet due to one simple reason involving their release date.

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Pokémon Horizons Episode 16 Release Date & Time

Pokémon Horizons Episode 16 sees the crew attempting to get Liko's pendant back, and Dot seems set to take center stage in the struggle with Spinel.

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How to Beat Arlo In Pokémon GO (August 2023)

Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo returns once again in Pokémon GO in August 2023 with a variety of Pokémon to test even experienced Trainers.

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How to Beat Giovanni In Pokémon GO (August 2023)

Team Go Rocket Boss Giovanni returns with an unchanged line-up that can be easily defeated in Pokémon GO this August 2023 by selecting the right team.

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Pokémon's Rarest Poké Ball Contains A Horrifying Secret

An episode of the Pokémon anime revealed an ancient Poké Ball that contained not a Legendary Pokémon as promised, but something rarer (and darker).

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5 Most-Likely Predictions For August's Pokémon Presents (& How To Watch)

With the upcoming Pokémon Presents event rumored, it is possible to make a few predictions on what will be featured during the special showcase.

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Pokémon DLC Leaks Are Hinting At Scarlet & Violet Sequels

While DLC for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet has yet to be released, some leaks related to the DLC may be pointing to Scarlet and Violet sequels.

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Every Johto Pokémon Unites in Impressive New Gen 2 Fanart

A fan has made a collage of all the second generation Pokémon from the Johto region, collecting over 100 species from the franchise's earlier days.

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There Are Only 2 Canonical Pokémon Gym Badges Ash Never Earned

Throughout his travels, Ash Ketchum has gathered badges from each region he's visited, but in at least one region, there are two badges he missed.

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Pokémon Gen 10 Region May Already Be In Trouble

There are several regions explored in Pokémon including parts of Japan, Europe, and the US, but there are still plenty left to explore in Gen 10.

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Pokémon's Anime Ignores One Game Element That Could Make Its Battle Much Deeper

There's one core feature of Pokémon battling in the games which has rarely been addressed in the anime, but its inclusion could add a new dimension.

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Pokémon TCG: All 15 McDonald’s Promo 2023 Cards

The Pokémon Trading Card Game is having another promotion at McDonald's, where Happy Meals will include a special booster card pack and toy.