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How to use Venusaur in Pokémon Sword & Shield VGC

Venusaur is one of the strongest Grass-type Pokémon in VGC. Its famous Ability, Chlorophyll, doubles its Speed stat in harsh sunlight. This is great since Pokémon like Groudon and Torkoal can set up said sunlight to boost Venusaur’s Speed for free! With its Speed stat doubled, Venusaur can even outspeed Regieleki (who is one of the fastest Pokémon there is under normal circumstances)! In VGC, Venusaur is also capable of using G-Max Vine Lash. In addition to dealing damage, the move saps enemies of 1/6 their maximum HP at the end of each turn. Not only can Venusaur dish out damage, it can also immobilize opponents with Sleep Powder. This Pokémon is a great choice for your team, even if you don’t have a sun setter — it can take advantage of opposing sun teams either way.

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How to catch Arceus in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

The Pokémon Company finally announced the legendary Arceus event for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl! An update for the games goes live at 9:00 p.m. EST on March 15. From there, you’ll be able to battle Arceus, but there’s a catch. You need save data from Pokémon Legends: Arceus present on your Switch console… but that save data needs to have completed every story mission in the game. Get all the details here, including information on Shiny hunting!

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How to get Shiny Pokémon in Massive Mass Outbreaks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Version 1.1.0 of Pokémon Legends: Arceus just dropped, and the updated data includes a brand-new way to hunt and encounter Shiny Pokémon: massive mass outbreaks! Think of mass outbreaks of old, except many, many more of them ongoing at the same time. The Shiny chance of Pokémon encountered in massive mass outbreaks is slightly lower than regular old outbreaks, but there is one advantage! Certain Pokémon (including Spiritomb and the three starters) can appear in massive mass outbreaks. These Pokémon weren’t able to appear in normal mass outbreaks.

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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet announced, starter Pokémon revealed

Today’s Pokémon Presents announced the ninth generation of the series, and it comes in the form of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet for Nintendo Switch! They’re true open world games set in a region based on Spain, and are due for launch at the end of the year. The graphics look better than in Pokémon Legends: Arceus, so it’s clear that the developers are getting better and better with them! The three new starter Pokémon – Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly – were also revealed.

Of course, we’ll be writing lots of guides for these games here on Exion! They won’t be coming until the end of the year, though, so for now you’ll just have to read the guides we already have available. If you’d like to see the full trailer, you can watch it via this link. We’re excited to see what the future of the franchise has to offer!

How to catch Enamorus in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Enamorus is a brand-new member of the Legendary genie trio (which is now a quartet) in Pokémon Legends: Arceus! In order to catch her, you’ll need to have already captured Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus. Once the three of them are securely captured, Enamorus will appear in the Scarlet Bog area of the Crimson Mirelands.

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