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Pokemon Company apologize following ‘error’ in Twilight Wings anime

Published: 27/Apr/2020 18:47

by Paul Cot


The Pokemon Company have issued an apology following Dewgong’s appearance in Episode 4 of the Twilight Wings anime.

This doesn’t really seem like something to apologize for, given Dewgong is a perfectly likeable Pokemon. However, the Gen 1 classic is one of many species that isn’t in the Galar region Pokedex. This is something that didn’t go over fans head’s.


“[Apology] In the web animation ‘Tsubaki no Tsubasa’, some Pokemon that did not appear in ‘Pokemon Sword Shield’ appeared. I am sorry for making a misleading expression,” the official Japanese Pokemon account tweeted. This translation is a little rough around the edges but we can see that the Pokemon Company admit its inclusion was misleading.

Dewgong to be added?

200 currently unavailable Pokemon will be coming to the Galar region as part of the Pokemon Sword and Shield expansion pass. While few have been confirmed so far, Dewgong’s appearance indicates the Sea Lion Pokemon will be one of them.


Other Gen 1 species have been confirmed however, including Chansey and Nidorino. Other notable additions are Azurill, Elekid, Garchomp and Magnezone.

Presumably all their respective evolutions will also be added. They will spread across both the Isle of Armor and Crown Tundra DLCs. The latter will add a lot of missing legendary Pokemon, too.

Sword Shield anime

The web based anime is being used to promote Pokemon Sword and Shield. An anime depicting various happenings around the Galar region is an excellent way to get more fans engaged with the Nintendo Switch game and hopefully get them to buy it.


The episodes may only be six minutes long, but fans have already been eagerly anticipating them. New episodes are releasing on a monthly basis and there are seven of them scheduled.

Episode 4 actually focuses on Milotic, but it was Dewgong’s brief sighting that actually got the community talking. The closer we get to a National Pokedex, the less likely it will be that instances like this happen again.


Pokemon Go Autumn event – Start time, new Gen 5 Pokemon, bonuses, more

Published: 8/Oct/2020 1:57 Updated: 8/Oct/2020 1:59

by Paul Cot


To celebrate the change of season, Niantic is hosting an autumn-themed Pokemon Go event. A new Gen 5 Pokemon will be introduced as well as other bonuses.

The 2020 Pokemon Go autumn event starts on Friday, October 9, 8 am PDT and finishes on Monday, October 12, 1 pm PDT. That’s an 11 am EDT start for those on the east coast of the US and 4 pm BST for those residing in the UK.


To the surprise of nobody, the event will feature various fall-themed Pokemon. These ‘mons can be found in the wild and in eggs when you hatch them.

Double effective Berries

Elsewhere, autumn is the time harvest and that seemingly applies to Pokemon Go, too. As a result, Berries can be found more often when spinning PokeStops. There will also be berry-themed Field and Timed Research.


During the event, all Berries will be twice as effective when giving them to your Buddy Pokemon as treats. Perhaps more excitingly, however, is that Pinap Berries will also become doubly as effective.

This means that instead of just double Candy when capturing a Pokemon, you’ll actually get four times the amount! Other Berries such as the Razz variety won’t be doubly as effective, though.

Autumn-themed Pokemon

Meanwhile, the following Pokemon will be appearing more frequently in the wild:

  • Oddish
  • Vulpix
  • Bayleef
  • Hoothoot
  • Sudowoodo
  • Yanma
  • Pineco
  • Zigzagoon
  • Seedot
  • Shroomish
  • Plant Cloak Burmy
  • Foongus

Others will be appearing in 5km eggs but those Pokemon weren’t released in the Pokemon Go blog post.

Additionally, Shiny Vulpix will be spawning more often. The ever-popular Fox Pokemon has already had its Shiny form released previously but few trainers will want to miss out on the chance to get another or even their first!

Deerling Pokemon Go
Deerling changes color depending on what seasonal form it is…


As is very apt for the change of season, Deerling will be introduced to the world of Pokemon Go for the first time. The Season Pokemon has four forms – Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter – so expect to come across its autumn variant.


It evolves into Sawsbuck, which has the same four forms, also. Deerling needs 50 Candy to evolve, so if you want to get Sawsbuck during the event you’ll need to catch as many Deerling as possible. When using a Pinap Berry though, you’ll only need to catch five of them!

There’s plenty to look forward to in Pokemon Go during October. Charmander is coming to a Community Day a second time with the exclusive move Dragon Breath and there is even a surprise Raid Boss to look forward to at the end of the month.