Pokemon News

Welcome to Camp Pokémon!

TAKE A TRIP TO CAMP POKEMON!

Fun on the Run!

Play fun Pokémon activities to learn the basics about Pokémon, including identifying Pokémon and understanding type matchups.

An Island Adventure!

Explore an amazing island where future Trainers can discover many aspects of the Pokémon universe.

Posing with Pokémon!

Add stickers and frames to all of your photos and turn them into beautiful Pokémon-themed works of art.

Collect Cool Rewards!

Complete activities to earn all kinds of Pokémon collectible pins.

2014 Pokémon TCG World Championships Decks

Launch: November 2014

Don’t miss your chance to play with the decks piloted by some of the world’s greatest Pokémon TCG players! You can experience the thrill of competing like a top Trainer every time you open a 2014 Pokémon TCG World Championships Deck.

There are four powerful decks to choose from, each one a card-for-card replica of an actual title-contender’s deck from the 2014 World Championships. Learn winning strategies from some of the best players in the game, and start making your own plans for the 2015 World Championships!

Each Pokémon TCG World Championships Deck contains:

  • 60-card deck (cards have a different card back and are not tournament legal)
  • 2014 World Championships Booklet
  • 2014 World Championships Deckbox
  • A special 2014 World Championships Pin

Dance with Diancie!

Add the grace and talents of the Mythical Pokémon Diancie to your game! Head to participating GameStop stores from October 27 to November 16, 2014, to pick up a special code card. When you enter the code into your Pokémon Xor Pokémon Y game, you’ll receive Diancie.

The story doesn’t end there! When you transfer Diancie into your Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphiregame, you can get the Mega Stone that will allow Diancie to Mega Evolve during battle!

Visit your nearby participating GameStop store and receive the Mythical Diancie!

Pokémon:

Diancie

Level:50

Type:Rock/Fairy

Ability:Clear Body

Held Item:Normal Gem

Moves:Diamond Storm, Moonblast, Reflect, Return

To claim Diancie in your Pokémon X or Pokémon Y game:
  1. Select MYSTERY GIFT on the main menu, and then RECEIVE GIFT.
    Select YES to confirm.
  2. Select GET WITH CODE, and then select YES to confirm.
  3. Enter your code.
  4. Resume the game, make sure you have an empty space in your party, and speak to the delivery girl in any Pokémon Center to receive Diancie!
  5. Be sure to save your game!

It’s coming!

Launch Date November 21st, 2014!

Countdown here with our friends at Pokemon.com!

Your adventure awaits!

Omega Alpha! Prepare to embark on a new adventure!

What are Pokémon TCG: XY—Phantom Forces Prerelease tournaments?

Pokémon TCG: XY—Phantom ForcesPrerelease tournaments allow players to receive and play with cards from the upcoming XY—Phantom Forcesexpansion up to two weeks before the expansion’s official release date!

Participation prizes are awarded to all finishers in each of three age divisions. XY—Phantom Forces Prereleases will use the 2014–2015 tournament season age divisions, which are:

  • Junior Division: born in 2004 or later
  • Senior Division: born in 2000, 2001, 2002, or 2003
  • Masters Division: born in 1999 or earlier

Prerelease events are operated by independent Tournament Organizers across North America.

When are the Pokémon TCG: XY—Phantom ForcesPrerelease tournaments?

Pokémon TCG: XY—Phantom Forces Prerelease tournaments will be held from October 25 through November 2, 2014. Find times and locations of XY—Phantom Forces Prerelease events in your area.

Remember: while we update our events schedule often, we suggest that you contact the local Tournament Organizer to confirm event schedule information.

How much does the event cost?

Tournament Organizers set the entry fee for these events.

What are the prizes?

All players who complete the event will receive 2 additional booster packs of the Pokémon TCG: XY—Phantom Forces expansion.

All participants will receive a Pokémon TCG: XY—Phantom Forces Prerelease promo card, while supplies last.

The results of Prereleases do not count toward a player’s Premier Rating.

What do I need to know?

  • Bring your Player ID card, if you have one. If you don’t have a Player ID, one will be given to you at the event.
  • See the Pokémon Tournament Rules for more information about what to bring to an event.
  • Make sure you arrive on time. If you are late for registration, you may not be able to play in the event!
  • To participate in the event, you must be a player in good standing and abide by the Tournament Rules.
  • See the Legal Notice for certain eligibility requirements and other information, including information concerning limitations on The Pokémon Company International’s liability.

What is the tournament structure?

The tournament is run using the Limited Format and Age-Modified Swisspairings. See the Pokémon Tournament Rules for information about the Limited Format and Swiss. The number of Swiss rounds to be run will depend on total attendance at the event.

Get a Spooky Pumpkaboo!

Celebrate the Halloween season with Pumpkaboo! You can get this special Ghost- and Grass-type Pokémon via Nintendo Network distribution during the month of October. This Super Size Pumpkaboo comes with moves that fit the Halloween theme, including Trick-or-Treat and Scary Face. Plus, it’s holding a Rocky Helmet, which can cause damage to its attacker! When traded, this Pokémon evolves into Gourgeist, which is the Pokémon you need to compete in the Trick-or-Treat Friendly. Trade Pumpkaboo with a friend so you’re both ready to compete! Pumpkaboo is available via Nintendo Network for your Pokémon X or Pokémon Y game from October 1 through October 31. Don’t miss this opportunity to get a special Pumpkaboo and have a happy Halloween!

Celebrate this Halloween in the Pokemon universe!

Check out fun and frights in the Pokemon universe! 

Get Spooky!

Serve up some scary TV and watch some spooky episodes here!

Pokémon Art Academy

Learn to Draw Your Favorite Pokémon in Pokémon Art Academy for Nintendo 3DS! This Pokémon-themed installment of the Art Academy series offers Pokémon fans and budding illustrators alike 40 unique lessons to learn how to paint, sketch, and draw beloved Pokémon characters in 2D. Then, students may save their digital masterpieces to the Nintendo 3DS Camera to share with the world. Along the way, students of Pokémon Art Academy can pick up actual illustration skills that they can use for real-world applications on canvas or for their own comic strips.

Wield the stylus with precision on the Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS Touch Screen to use a plethora of paint, pencils, and pastels. Pokémon Art Academyhas easy-to-follow lessons with step-by-step guides that teach painting and drawing techniques. A friendly tutor takes students of all ages through these lessons, each of which breaks down complex-looking images into simple steps. Gradually, they’ll pick up more new techniques that allow anyone to create artwork they can be proud of. Pokémon Art Academy boasts 40 lessons in which players can encounter favorite Pokémon, including Pikachu, Oshawott, Charizard, Torchic, Fletchling, Fennekin, and many more!