Free Bonus Episode! This episode (S20E37) marks the reveal of a third Lycanroc, Dusk Form! Irene and Steve talk about Rockruff's journey to evolving, the island guardian, Tapu Lele, and how characters share traits in the anime with their video game counterparts.
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355 TCG Rotation Before Pokémon Worlds
The Pokémon Company has announced that there will be a full rotation of the current cards in the TCG format the day before Pokémon Worlds. Cards such as Ultra Ball, Guzma, and Tapu Lele will not be playable starting August 15th, 2019. There are Pokémon GO issues in Milwaukee, WI, so restraining orders are in line for some players. Mr. Mime was almost cut from the Detective Pikachu movie, but after talking to the president of The Pokémon Company, it made the cut!
354 Detective Pikachu Talking Toys
Wicked Cool Toys released their Detective Pikachu toy line at retailers this past week, SBJ goes over what you should and should not buy. Pokémon GO burnout seems real for some trainers in the community. We talk about the past Community Day and the upcoming egg event this week. Sword & Shield gets a brand new Steel-type move that a fan from Japan will get to name, we compare it to a past move that had a similar contest. Finally, what things bothered us in Pokémon games, like poison outside of battle, that we are happy that Game Freak addressed in future games.
353 GO Fest Announcement
Let's talk about Master Trainers in Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee! With new Pokémon toys coming to Burger King, we talk about how the last time the BK had toys they were recalled to an unfortunate event. Pokémon GO Fest is coming back to Chicago and we talk about that. Pokémon GO is also taking another stab at the Legendary Lunch Hour. On top of that, we talk about a very expensive TCG card that you can buy for the low low cost of $3000.
352 Pokémon Bank Bonus Downloads
Lot's of Pokémon GO Stuff this episode. Hat Pikachu in GO, Bug event starting soon, and a recap of Lotad day. Pokémon Duel has a bit of news, but we get two Hidden Ability Pokémon in Pokémon Bank for subscribers. We also talk about how Pokémon names are said! Finally, we talk about how you miss an entire convention because you don't know how to properly book a flight.