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Pokémon Weekly: Halloween events, New Holo in UNITE, Hisuian Zorua/Zoroark, Pokémon Café ReMix, etc.

In our second segment of Pokémon Weekly, a weekly article on everything and anything Pokémon related, from gaming to merch, there is a lot to go over!

  1. Pokémon UNITE

  2. Pokémon GO

  3. Pokémon Masters EX

  4. Pokémon TCG

  5. Pokémon Sword/Shield

  6. Pokémon Legends: Arceus

  7. Pokémon Café ReMix

  8. Play! Pokémon

  9. Merch

  10. Other Pokémon News

For timely updates on these items, make sure to follow BoonSlevin on Twitter.


Pokémon UNITE


The Halloween Festival is still under way, check out last week's Pokémon Weekly for all the event's details.


Three new Holowear were released on October 26.


  • Space Style Eldegoss (400 Aeos Gems)

  • Bonfire Style Wigglytuff (350 Aeos Gems)

  • Bonefire Style Charizard (350 Aeos Gems)

None have any additional visual effects.


Finally, version 1.2.1.10 has rolled out and includes:

  • Bug fixes

  • Changes to home menu (Lobby, Friends, and Events now more easily accessible)

  • Store indicator when something new is available in the shop

Still no sign of two teasers from last week: Decidueye and a new Holowear for Wigglytuff.


Pokémon GO


Of course, Halloween festivities are still taking place in Pokémon GO. Since we provide in-depth coverage of Pokémon GO, for more details, visit our event coverage for anything happening until October 31st (here), and for the Halloween event specifically (here).


Additionally, a celebration for Día de Muertos was announced, available worldwide from Monday, November 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time. More information here.


Pokémon Masters EX

The Legendary Arena Uxie event is underway. This is a new Legendary Arena event based around the Legendary Pokémon Uxie, and is available until November 5th 2021.


Additionally, the Allister & Gengar Spotlight Scout is available in Pokémon Masters EX until November 8th 2021.


DeNa also unveiled some of the upcoming features for Pokémon Masters EX for the next month.

  • Costume Event - Poké War Games event which features 4 new Sync Pairs of Guzma & Buzzwole, Jasmine & Celesteela, Diantha & Keldeo and Hilda & Diancie. From October 29th until December 10th with new areas added each week.

  • Seasonal Scout: Diantha & Keldeo, starting October 29th.

  • Shop revamp to include new Daily, Weekly and Monthly bundles, as well as a Training Bundle.

  • Every 25th day of the month is Pokémon Masters Day which will have special rallies and other items available.

Finally, the next chapter of the Villain Arc will drop early 2022, but a new story chapter unrelated to the Villain Arc will begin in late November, 2021.


Pokémon TCG


The Pokémon Company unveiled three VMAX Premium Collections inspired by Eevee's outstanding Evolutions. Each of the Pokémon TCG: VMAX Premium Collections include:

  • 1 etched card featuring Vaporeon VMAX, Jolteon VMAX, or Flareon VMAX

  • 1 full-art card featuring Vaporeon V, Jolteon V, or Flareon V

  • 1 etched oversize card featuring Vaporeon VMAX, Jolteon VMAX, or Flareon VMAX, suitable for display

  • 1 colorful pin featuring Vaporeon, Jolteon, or Flareon

  • 6 Pokémon TCG booster packs

  • 1 large metallic coin

  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Available December 3, 2021


Pokémon Sword/Shield


Distribution of Shiny Zacian and Shiny Zamazenta is underway as follows, no purchase required (aside from the game itself, of course).

  • Austria: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Gamestop, in-store)

  • Belgium: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (GameMania, in-store & online)

  • Canada: Zacian October 22 - November 4, 2021 (Gamestop, in-store) & Zamazenta November 5 - 18, 2021 (Gamestop, in-store)

  • Denmark: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Nintendopuhseren, in-store, NØRDCON, Oct. 23/24, Proshop, in-store & online)

  • Finland: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Proshop, online)

  • France: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Micromania, in-store & online)

  • Germany: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Gamestop, in-store)

  • Ireland: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Gamestop, in-store & online)

  • Italy: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Gamestop, online)

  • Japan: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (All video game stores, in-store)

  • Malaysia: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Most game stores, in-store)

  • Netherlands: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (GameMania, in-store & online)

  • Norway: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Proshop, online)

  • Philippines: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Most video game stores, in-store)

  • Singapore: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Most video game stores, in-store)

  • Spain: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (GAME & FNAC, in-store)

  • Sweden: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Proshop, online)

  • Switzerland: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Gamestop, in-store)

  • Taiwan: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (7-11, in-store)

  • Thailand: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (Most video game stores, in-store)

  • UK: October 22 - November 18, 2021 (GAME, in-store)

  • US: Zacian October 22 - November 11, 2021 (Gamestop, in-store) & Zamazenta November 12 - 26, 2021 (Gamestop, in-store)


Pokémon Legends: Arceus

The Pokémon Company released a cleaner [restored] version of the rare footage discovered in the depths of the Canalave Library unveiling Hisuian forms for Zorua and Zoroark. Both are Normal & Ghost-Type.


Pokémon Legends: Arceus is available for pre-order, releasing January 28, 2022.


Following this cleaner footage was released a new update/trailer focusing on the Hisuian forms of Zorua and Zoroark.


Additionally, it was announced that a Baneful Fox mask outfit item would be available as an early purchase bonus through Mystery Gift from launch until May 9, 2022.



Pokémon Café ReMix

A while back, it was announced that Pokémon Café would be updated and turned into Pokémon Café ReMix. The update will be available tomorrow, October 28.


The Pokémon Company recently announced the first login bonus: Chef Outfit for your Eevee!

In Pokémon Café Remix, Pokémon you befriend by completing puzzles will become available as staff. Raise your friendship with the Pokémon to its maximum level and it’ll join your hard-working team. Then, as your staff of Pokémon develops, they’ll come up with new drinks and dishes! And if that’s not enough to get more customers through the door, rumors of new menu items will draw in new Pokémon to your café. Keep expanding your café to find out what’s in store.


Click here for more information on the update.


Play! Pokémon

Nothing new or exciting to report. Check out last week's Pokémon Weekly for the announced schedule for 2022.


Merch


Starting October 22nd, interested Trainers can get Unown-embroided standard shirts AND Poké Ball, Great Ball and Ultra Ball buttons on the shirts via Original Stitch.


Other Pokémon News

Nothing new or exciting to report. Check back in next week!









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