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New Pokemon Sword & Shield raid allows players to get all Alcremie forms

Published: 1/Feb/2020 1:13

by Brent Koepp

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Pokemon Trainers can now get their hands on all 63 Alcremie Gigantamax forms in Sword & Shield with ease, after an update was made to G-Max raids. The change also brings two special forms of the sweet Fairy-type. 

Pokemon saw its eighth generation release with Pokemon Sword & Shield, which introduced fans to new features such as the Wild Area, and Dynamaxing. The new title takes place in the Galar region, where players can discover new monsters such as Alcremie.

The delectable looking cream Fairy-type has an astonishing 63 styles, and now a change introduced into the game allows players to get all of them with Gigamax. Here is everything you need to know.

Starting on January 30, the developers have added special Milcery who can show up in Max Raid battles. The cute Pokemon is able to evolve into Alcremie based on the sweet they are holding, which gives trainer an incredible 63 variations of the monster.

The Milcery will have the potential to Gigamax, so players who want to collect all the different flavors in the special form, this is now your chance as the even only runs until February 6th.

Evolving the character into its various forms depends on multiple factors. The sweet that it holds is the most important step, but then the time of day as well as the length and direction the player spins also plays a part.

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The dessert looking character, has various flavors.

How to get all of Alcremie’s flavors

The ability to get your favorite cream Pokemon in all its glorious flavors in Gigamax form isn’t the only addition to the event. Game Freak have also now released two new sweets, giving Alcremie two more flavors.

Tweeting about the update, Serebii.net’s Twitter account revealed to followers, “The Max Raid Battle events have shifted, higher level Milcery, some of which can evolve into any Gigantamax Alcremie. Ribbon & Star Sweets now also available.”

With every raid battle, Milcery has the chance of holding one these sweets – ribbon or star. Evolving the monster while holding either of these previously unreleased candies will give players another pair of amazing styles you won’t want to miss out on.

Pokemon Sword & Shield continues to crush it in sales, even breaking records on its release. The popular RPG moved an incredible six million units just in its first weekend after hitting stores.

As trainers continue to fill out their Pokedex in the Galar region, Game Freak continues to update the title with new things for players to collect.

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Pokemon community stunned after card collection worth millions surfaces

Published: 27/Nov/2020 21:06

by Brent Koepp

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The Pokemon Trading Card Game hobby was rocked in November when a man rediscovered his mind-blowing complete collection of the rare 1999 Base Set. The fan has stacks of every character, including hundreds of Charizards.

Despite releasing decades ago, the Pokemon TCG has seen a major explosion in value in 2020. Cards once traded on playgrounds and stuffed into 90s children’s binders are now selling for as much as a sports car. 

A man went viral after discovering their collection may be one of the most complete sets to ever exist. The fan’s unfathomable amount of rare collectibles could actually have an impact on the future of the hobby’s prices.

Screenshot of Pokemon Trading Card Game collection worth millions.
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A jaw-dropping Pokemon card collection surfaced on YouTube.

Pokemon fan discovers TCG collection is worth millions

Pokemon cards have never been more popular this year as the collectible hobby has now even taken over platforms such as YouTube and Twitch. Celebrities such as former rapper Logic are dropping hundreds of thousands of dollars to scoop up the rare Nintendo items. 

On November 22, a video went viral online of a man showing off his mind-blowing collection that has many collectors turning their heads. “Literally got all of my Pokemons stuff out of the loft from my recent move,” YouTuber PokeMans Alex explained before showing off his astonishing collection.

Holding up a stack of rare holographic cards from the 1999 base set, the fan exclaimed, “As you can see they are mint, and have not been touched for so long.” The TCG collector then revealed his unprecedented number of Charizards. “I don’t know if you are ready for this,” he warned, before holding up a stack of 111 cards of the rare starter ‘mon.

(Charizard cards start at 07:56)

To put that into perspective, in October a PSA graded 10 of the same item is now selling for $30k alone. The content creator emptied over seven binders on his table to reveal a 1999 base set that was not only complete, but also had stacks of over 50 of the same card for every single character.“I’m ready to put all of these away back in the safe where they are now gonna stay,” he said.

Veteran Pokemon card YouTuber PokeRev reacted to the video on November 26 and exclaimed, “Did you open all these packs as a kid? It’s just an insane amount of holo cards. When we were kids, just to get a couple holos from the base set was really good. But to have thousands is insane!”

Other famous collectors such as British rapper Randolph commented, “Unreal mate.” Gaming YouTuber Ali A wrote, “How did you originally collect SO many cards!? Are you looking to sell any of them?”

Screenshot of YouTube comments reacting to million dollar Pokemon card collection.
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Other famous Pokemon collectors took notice of the insane set.

At the time of writing, it’s unclear just how much the YouTuber’s incredible Pokemon haul is worth. None of the collectibles have actually been looked at by professional grading companies PSA or Beckett. And the majority of its value revolves around its condition and score.

A set of this magnitude is unprecedented and could have a severe impact on what TCG cards are worth in the future. A big factor in an item’s selling price hinges on it having a low population. PokeMans Alex’s collection could soon flood the market should he decide to get things graded.