Celebrate 20 Years of Pokémon with Shaymin

Friday, July 1st, 2016

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As the 20th anniversary of Pokémon continues, Nintendo celebrates July with the Mythical Pokémon Shaymin. Originally premiering in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, it has all the same moves it had back then, such as Seed Flare, Aromatherapy, Substitute, and Energy Ball. A level 100 Shaymin can now be obtained through Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire through the Nintendo Network. Hurry, the offer ends July 24th!

Furthermore, the cute Mythical Pokémon is featured in the Pokémon TCG: Mythical Pokémon Collection. The limited collection includes a special promo card and pin. Also, it contains two special Pokémon TCG: Generations booster packs. Participating Toys “R” Us stores are also offering a Clip ‘n’ Carry Poké Ball with two-inch Shaymin figure.

20th Anniversary Mythical Pokemon Collection Shaymin

Lastly, the digitally remastered Pokémon: Giratina & the Sky Warrior, a film featuring Shaymin, has been distributed via multiple video services:

About the movie:

Watch Shaymin in Pokémon: Giratina & the Sky Warrior, and watch as Ash and friends get help from Shaymin as they track down Zero, a researcher who wants to harness Giratina’s power…and risks destroying the world!

For more information about the featured Mythical Pokémon and other events, you can visit Nintendo’s Pokémon 20th Anniversary website.

About Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper graduated Ball State University with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in Professional Writing. Originally joining Operation Rainfall as an anime news writer, he also writes gaming news and dabbles in reviews. His one true love in life is Xenosaga, and he prays daily for a fourth game.