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BlackMilk Clothing launches Pokémon 2.0 apparel line today

Hurry before it's all gone!

If you've been chomping at the bit to pick up some of BlackMilk's new Pokemon clothing line, your time has come. While the apparel lineup was already previewed, it didn't actually go up for sale until today. The items are sure to sell quickly, just as BlackMilk's other Nintendo tie-ups have. You can check out the entire lineup here.

Company aims to make fancy display cases and cabinets for Pokemon card collectors

The ultimate way to display

Do you have a Pokemon TCG collection that you don't know how to display? The UK company Collectors' Cabinets thinks they have the perfect solution.

Collectors' Cabinets has come up with a bunch of different display options for your Pokemon TCG collection, and they're all quite fancy. They offer various cabinets, frames, cases, and fitted builds that will make your Pokemon TCG collection the talking point of any gathering. As you might expect, these luxury displays come with a hefty price tag. As a matter of fact, you can't even get specifics on prices without sending the company an enquiry. You can take a look at their catalog and ask your pricing questions right here.

Therian Forme Tornadus, Therian Forme Thundurus, and Therian Forme Landorus Make Their Pokémon GO Debut in the Season of Legends Today

The new season starts today!

We've already fully detailed Pokemon GO's Season of Legends activities, but that was a couple weeks back. The action officially kicks off today, and you can read a recap on what's included below.

Pokémon GO's first Season, the Season of Celebration, is coming to an end. And with the conclusion of this Season comes the beginning of another one, and the next Season is sure to be legendary. The Season of Legends will run from Monday, March 1, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. to Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time. Best of all, three Legendary Pokémon will make their Pokémon GO debut during the Season of Legends—Therian Forme Tornadus, Therian Forme Thundurus, and Therian Forme Landorus will be appearing in five-star raids, providing you an opportunity to fill out your Pokédex. And Professor Willow's Season of Legends Special Research will give you a chance to learn more about these Pokémon while earning fun rewards.

The Season of Legends has plenty of other excitement in store, too. Throughout the new Season, different Pokémon from last Season will be appearing in the wild, hatching from Eggs, and appearing in raids.

In the northern hemisphere, Trainers might encounter Pokémon such as Tangela, Scyther, Dratini, Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Combee, Croagunk, Cottonee, Ducklett, and Spring Form Deerling. Trainers in the southern hemisphere may encounter Mankey, Yanma, Pineco, Bagon, Buizel, Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Woobat, Autumn Form Deerling, Ferroseed, and more.

During the Season of Legends, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Budew, and more will be hatching from 2 km Eggs. Pokémon like Drowzee, Azurill, and Munna will be hatching from 5 km Eggs. And you might find Pokémon like Nincada, Alomomola, and more hatching from 10 km Eggs.

To help you make the most of the new Season, you'll receive additional XP for winning five-star raids. And you'll be able to get free Remote Raid Passes throughout the Season, so check the in-game shop early and often.

Make this a legendary new Season, Trainers!

Compete in the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Ranked Battles March 2021 Season

Marching into battle

March has officially kicked off, and for Pokemon trainers, that means a whole new month of ranked battles. For full details on what Pokemon Sword and Shield offers over the next 30 days, check out the official press release below.

The new season of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Ranked Battles has begun and will run throughout March 2021. Test your Trainer skills in head-to-head battles with players around the world, move up the global leaderboards, and earn helpful in-game rewards.

Only Pokémon obtained in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield or those with the battle-ready symbol are eligible. Pokémon from previous games in the Pokémon series can receive the battle-ready symbol from the character next to the door in the center of the Battle Tower. When the battle-ready symbol is applied to your Pokémon, your Pokémon will forget the moves it knows. If your Pokémon forgets moves that it cannot use or learn in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, those moves cannot be relearned.

Eligible Pokémon

The Ranked Battles March 2021 Season (Season 16) will follow Series 8 regulations, which means you can battle with one powerful, usually ineligible Legendary Pokémon at your side. Eligible Pokémon include:

Galar Pokédex No. 001–400, Isle of Armor Pokédex No. 001–210, and Crown Tundra Pokédex No. 001–210, as well as the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Treecko, Grovyle, Sceptile, Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken, Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert, Latias, Latios, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Uxie, Mesprit, Azelf, Dialga, Palkia, Heatran, Regigigas, Giratina, Cresselia, Tornadus, Thundurus, Reshiram, Zekrom, Landorus, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Rowlet, Dartrix, Decidueye, Litten, Torracat, Incineroar, Popplio, Brionne, Primarina, Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, Tapu Bulu, Tapu Fini, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Nihilego, Buzzwole, Pheromosa, Xurkitree, Celesteela, Kartana, Guzzlord, Necrozma, Poipole, Naganadel, Stakataka, and Blacephalon.

How to Start a Ranked Battle

To start a Ranked Battle, follow these steps:

Launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.

Open the X menu.

Select VS.

Select Battle Stadium.

Select Ranked Battles.

You can press the Y Button to see an overview of Ranked Battles before you begin your match.

Game Rewards

Before battle, you'll be matched up with other players of similar rank to ensure even competition. When the season concludes, the higher the tier you finish in, the greater your in-game rewards. The March 2021 Season rewards include the following:

Master Ball Tier

Gold Bottle Cap ×3
600 Battle Points
Dynite Ore ×30
Armorite Ore ×30

Ultra Ball Tier

Gold Bottle Cap ×1
300 Battle Points
Dynite Ore ×10
Armorite Ore ×10

Great Ball Tier

Bottle Cap ×3
Ability Capsule ×1
100 Battle Points
Dynite Ore ×5
Armorite Ore ×5

Poké Ball Tier and Beginner Tier

Ability Capsule ×1
50 Battle Points
Dynite Ore ×5
Armorite Ore ×5

Once the season is over, you can collect your in-game rewards. Remember, you will need to finish at least one match with a win or loss during the March Season to be eligible for rewards at the end of the season. To receive your in-game rewards, follow these steps:

After the competition has ended, launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.

Open the X menu.

Select Mystery Gift.

Select Get a Mystery Gift.

Select Get Battle Stadium Rewards.

Have fun battling and check back later for more Ranked Battles season news!

Pokémon: Advanced Battle Episodes Being Added to Pokémon TV March 5th, 2021

More from Ash, May, Brock, and Max!

The Pokemon TV app continues to expand with classic content, and the next wave is set for March 5th, 2201. Pokemon: Advanced Battle episodes are on the way, and you can read more about them below.

The Hoenn region continues to be chock-full of incredible trials and tribulations as Ash, May, Brock, and Max continue their adventure in Pokémon: Advanced Battle, which arrives on Pokémon TV this Friday. In this eighth season of Pokémon the Series, Ash battles to earn his final two Gym badges so he can secure himself a spot in the Hoenn League, while May continues entering Pokémon Contests as she works her way towards the Hoenn Grand Festival. And of course, Team Magma and Team Aqua become an even greater threat as they awaken the Legendary Pokémon Groudon and Kyogre. Our heroes can't remain in the Hoenn region forever, though. After all the excitement, Ash and Pikachu return to the Kanto region, where they reunite with old friends!

Pokemon Sword and Shield Wild Area Event update for Feb. 28th, 2021

Marching forward

The Pokemon Sword and Shield Wild Area Event has been updated once again. Trainers will now encounter various Fairy and Flying Pokémon , including Gigantamax Corviknight and Gigantamax Hatterene. They'll be sticking around until March 31st, 2021.

My Nintendo adds Bravely Default II and New Pokemon Snap wallpapers

Which one are you going for?

My Nintendo has updated once again with a pair of new rewards. If you're looking for new wallpapers, you can grab both Bravely Default II and New Pokemon Snap options right now. As usual, there are both mobile and desktop options. Each set is priced at 50 Platinum Points, and you can snag them here.

Poke Lids project adds new manhole covers in Ogasawara village

Blowing the lid off things

The Poke Lids project has released a ton of fantastic manhole covers featuring Pokemon, all of which have become tourist attractions for Pokemon fans. The latest location to get some of these custom designs is Ogasawara village, where four more manhole covers have been put in place.

Anyone who travels to Ogasawara will be able to tour the village and spot Venusaur, Charizard, Blastoise, and Mew manhole covers. You can see a picture of each below.

Watch the full Post Malone Virtual Concert for Pokemon's 25th anniversary

Backstage pass

Did you catch the Post Malone virtual concert for Pokemon's 25th anniversary? If not, no worries. You can check out the entire experience above! It's certainly a one-of-a-kind show, that's for sure!

Pokemon Platinum content spotted in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl

Going Platinum

Eagle-eyed Pokemon fans caught something interesting in the debut trailer for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl. At one point, the trailer shows an extra NPC in Floaroma Town. While this character wasn't in Diamond or Pearl, they were in Platinum, the third title in that series. This character gives you Gracidea if you have Shaymin in your collection. This character popping up in the trailer is pretty indisputable evidence that Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl will include at last some Platinum content.

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