It's Super Effective | A Weekly Pokemon Podcast

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336 Keep That Catch Combo Going

  • 4 days ago

How do you actually get a Shiny Pokémon in Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee? Pokémon GO is finally adding PvP and we talk about what you can expect. Also in news, TPCi seems to be hiring for a new mobile game for next year? We also talk about some new 3DS themes and how we feel about Pokémon adding new types of Poké Balls! 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:03:40 - News 00:03:50 - New 3DS Themes 00:09:00 - Pokémon GO PVP 00:18:15 - Catch Combo Information 00:33:50 - Break Music 00:34:50 - More Catch Combo 00:55:30 - Mobile Pokémon Game 01:00:30 - Break Music 01:01:40 - Question of the Week 01:13:35 - Pokémon of the Week 01:22:30 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

335 Pokémon GO Battles / The Power of Us

  • 11 days ago

We watched the Power of Us, the latest Pokémon movie and we have thoughts. Trainer battles are coming to Pokémon GO, Tag Team GX cards are coming to the Pokémon TCG. Super Smash Brothers is getting some Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee content this Friday. Since Hello Kanto is over, we are back to our normal format for a show. 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:03:50 - News 00:03:50 - Super Smash Brothers 00:08:40 - Pokémon GO News 00:15:45 - Pokémon GO Trainer Battles 00:30:20 - Break Music 00:31:10 - Tag Team GX Cards 00:37:30 - Movie: The Power of Us 01:12:40 - Question of the Week 01:30:30 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

011 Hello Kanto: Victory Road, Elite 4

  • 17 days ago

Episode 011 and the final episode of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. Greg and SBJ journey through Victory Road to challenge the Elite 4. We compare the E4 from Yellow to these games in Pokémon choices, moves, levels, and overall feel. We talk about our rival and the ending of the game and how we feel about this entire game overall. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

011 Hello Kanto: Victory Road, Elite 4

  • 17 days ago

Episode 011 and the final episode of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. Greg and SBJ journey through Victory Road to challenge the Elite 4. We compare the E4 from Yellow to these games in Pokémon choices, moves, levels, and overall feel. We talk about our rival and the ending of the game and how we feel about this entire game overall. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

010 Hello Kanto: Viridian City, Giovanni

  • 18 days ago

Episode 010 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. Greg and SBJ tackle the Seafoam Islands and the battle with Giovanni. We also hear an old joke from Professor Oak, which was nice? Blue also presents us with a familiar item from past Pokémon games that we pick up before the final Gym Leader fight. Also, why was Slowpoke so late to catch in this game? www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

009 Hello Kanto: Cinnabar Island, Blaine

  • 19 days ago

Episode 009 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. The hotheaded Blaine awaits for SBJ and Greg to arrive to Cinnabar Island. We talk about how the anime episode of Blaine was a huge influence on this island and their gym leader. We also talk about the Pokémon Mansion, Mew, and Mewtwo diaries in there. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

008 Hello Kanto: Saffron City, Sabrina

  • 20 days ago

Episode 008 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. SBJ and Greg head back to Saffron to challenge Sabrina for our 6th Gym Badge. We also take a detour to the Power Plant to meet our first Legendary Pokémon and to find a bunch of new Pokémon for our collections. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

007 Hello Kanto: Fuchsia City, Koga

  • 21 days ago

Episode 007 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. The cycling road is no longer for bikes. SBJ and Greg talk about GO Park in Fuchsia City. We battle Koga, we talk about the ups and downs of connecting to Pokémon GO, we talk about the amount of battles and being either under leveled or over leveled in this game so far. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective GIVEAWAY: https://playr.gg/PKMNcast/pikavee The Power of Us - Tickets

006 Hello Kanto: Saffron City, Team Rocket

  • 22 days ago

Episode 006 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. After waking a Snorlax, Greg and SBJ have to venture to Saffron City to visit the Silph Company. 11 floors of battling "bad guys," we have to save the city, defeat Team Rocket, and get our free Lapras. We also talk about the Fighting Dojo. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective GIVEAWAY: https://playr.gg/PKMNcast/pikavee The Power of Us - Tickets

005 Hello Kanto: Lavender Town, Mr. Fuji

  • 23 days ago

Episode 005 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. Starting off in the Game Corner, SBJ and Greg talk about the fight with Archer and Giovanni and discuss the changes made in this part of the game. After saving Cubone, we head back to Lavender Town to find Cubone's mom and rescue Mr. Fuji from Team Rocket. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective GIVEAWAY: https://playr.gg/PKMNcast/pikavee

004 Hello Kanto: Celadon City, Erika

  • 24 days ago

Episode 004 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. Greg and SBJ arrive in Celadon City to shop, visit the arcade, explore the clean city, and battle Erika. We run into Team Rocket here after trudging through the Rock Tunnel and stopping in Lavender Town before our big Gym battle with Erika. Also, we share our thoughts on how characters and skin color is used in this world. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective GIVEAWAY: https://playr.gg/PKMNcast/pikavee

003 Hello Kanto: Vermilion City, Lt. Surge

  • 25 days ago

Episode 003 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. Lots has happened since our last episode! SBJ and Greg head to Vermilion City to meet DUX, Lt. Surge, the Pokémon Fan Club folks, Mr. Mime, the Captain of the SS Anne, and an old Alolan guest. We talk about getting our first "HM," called a secret technique. Also, we talk about Masuda's in touch with the fans and making small things very appealing. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective GIVEAWAY: https://playr.gg/PKMNcast/pikavee

002 Hello Kanto: Cerulean City, Misty

  • 26 days ago

Episode 002 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. In this episode, SBJ and Greg run down the balance between catching and battling. After we spent hours in Mt. Moon, we challenged the Nugget Bridge, met Bill, adored the bike store, and battled Misty. There is nothing but charm and delight in these games, but they are not without issues, we discuss the Poké Ball Plus, the pacing, and finding rare Pokémon. www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective GIVEAWAY: https://playr.gg/PKMNcast/pikavee

001 Hello Kanto: Pewter City, Brock

  • 27 days ago

Episode 001 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. In this episode, SBJ and Greg talk about our intial thoughts and feelings about the game up to the fight Brock, the first Gym Leader. We talk about the motion control using the Joy-cons or the Pokeball Plus. We also talk about the look and feel of the game. A lot has changed since we last visited Kanto, so we have plenty to say! www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective GIVEAWAY: https://playr.gg/PKMNcast/pikavee

334 Countdown to Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee

  • about 1 month ago

Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee are a couple days away! Old hat Pikachu return to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. The "dead game" that is Pokémon GO brought in 67% more money that this time last year. Shiny Tapu Lele is going to be obtainable for the first time if you sign up for the November Global Link Tournament this month. Tamagotchi is making a come back with rumors of a Pokémon one on the way. Finally, we tackle two questions of the week this week! No spoilers/leaks about Pikavee are talked about this episode. 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:08:30 - News 00:08:35 - Hat Pikachu 00:15:10 - VGC: Shiny Tapu Lele 00:27:40 - Break Music 00:28:30 - Pokémon Tamagotchi 00:38:30 - Pokémon GO Money 00:50:20 - Question of the Week 01:07:40 - Pokémon of the Week 01:18:00 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

333 Masuda's Last Pokémon Game

  • about 1 month ago

A huge interview off Pokémon.com with GAME FREAK’s Junichi Masuda (Director) and Kensaku Nabana. Masuda talks about how this may be the last Pokémon game that he directs. We also hear about the inspiration of why Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee is being made. On top of that, some Pokémon GO news, and the new TCG set, Lost Thunder, is out now! GameStop also has Ho-Oh and Lugia download codes now! 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:05:55 - News 00:06:00 - Ho-Oh and Lugia 00:10:40 - Pokémon TCG: Lost Thunder 00:18:10 - Pokemon GO Adventure Sync 00:29:00 - Break Music 00:32:10 - First Part of Masuda Interview 01:03:00 - Break Music 01:03:40 - Final Part of Masuda Interview 01:17:25 - Question of the Week 01:24:40 - Pokémon of the Week 01:34:00 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

332 Meltan Evolves Into Melmetal

  • about 2 months ago

The spooky Pokémon GO Event is here! Catch yourself a Shiny Drifloon or just try to get yourself a haunted Spiritomb before November! We get more information about Meltan, including that it's the first known Mythical Pokémon to evolve! Our question of the week let's us think about our favorite episodes of the anime, and our Pokemon of the week will for sure fit in your nightmares. 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:05:00 - News 00:05:10 - Pokemon GO Halloween Event 00:11:50 - Melmetal 00:26:05 - Break Music 00:27:15 - Question of the Week 00:38:20 - Pokémon of the Week 00:49:30 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

331 Become a Master Trainer

  • about 2 months ago

We break down a huge interview with Masuda that was from Eurogamer. We talk about this past Pokémon GO Community Day, Gen 4 coming to Pokémon GO, and the new GO regionals too. Master Trainers seem to be the only post game offered for Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee, so we offer our thoughts on that and the thoughts on Masuda not wanting eggs in this game. A tiny bit of Pokémon TCG news this episode too! 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:02:00 - Pokémon GO Community Day 00:13:40 - News 00:13:45 - The Scream TCG Cards 00:18:10 - Gen 4 Pokémon GO 00:33:10 - 151 Master Trainers 00:36:30 - Break Music 00:37:20 - Masuda Interview: Part 1 01:04:20 - Break Music 01:05:10 - Masuda Interview: Part 2 01:19:05 - Question of the Week 01:26:00 - Pokémon of the Week 01:36:40 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

330 Sinnoh is Coming (and Meltan too)

  • about 2 months ago

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp crosses path with Pokémon! Gen 4 has been added to Pokémon GO, but we await it's arrival "soon." We learn even more about Meltan this week and get two trailers to show off how it acts, how to possibly get it, and if it actually evolves. Singapore is getting a Pokémon Center store, Pokémon GO is getting CP changes, and our Pokémon of the Week has a boatload of trivia! Also, get ready to get a Shiny Mimikyu from doing the Ultra Spooky Cup!! 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:02:45 - News 00:03:30 - Animal Crossing Pocket Camp 00:18:15 - Pokémon Center 00:19:40 - Ultra Spooky Cup (Shiny Mimikyu) 00:33:10 - Break Music 00:35:30 - Pokémon GO (Sinnoh/Changes) 00:48:30 - Meltan Information 01:03:50 - Break Music 01:04:40 - Meltan Evolution 01:17:15 - Question of the Week 01:26:10 - Pokémon of the Week 01:41:30 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

329 Let's Go Merchandise

  • 2 months ago

New HORI merchandise is coming for Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee. A Psychic event is now taking place in Pokémon GO with a new hat Pikachu that visited this past weekend. Zeraora is coming to GameStop, and new Legendary Pokémon will be available at Target this month. With NES and SNES Classics selling off shelves, will we see something regarding a Gameboy Classic? 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:02:15 - News 00:07:45 - Downloadable Pokémon 00:12:55 - HORI merch 00:14:45 - Pokémon GO News 00:26:30 - Gameboy Case for Phones 00:31:20 - Break Music 00:32:30 - E-mails 00:58:05 - Question of the Week 01:04:20 - Pokémon of the Week 01:15:20 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

328 Meltan's Pokémon GO Debut

  • 2 months ago

Meltan is our new Pokémon with a name! Lots of Pokémon GO news regarding a ban to a very notable player of the game. We cover future community news and events coming this October. We also go more in-depth about Metlan and the connection to PikaVee and Pokémon GO. The PikaVee Tour has also started, and we give you information on that. Finally, we introduce Question of the Week! 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:04:05 - News 00:04:15 - Pokémon October Community Day 00:07:25 - New Shiny Pokémon in GO 00:19:20 - Pokémon GO Ban 00:34:00 - Break Music 00:35:00 - Metlan Information 00:49:30 - PikaVee Tour 00:53:30 - Question of the Week 01:01:20 - Pokémon of the Week 01:10:40 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

327 The NEW Pokémon Appeared in Pokémon GO?

  • 3 months ago

A new Pokémon has appeared in Pokémon GO! This would be the 808th Pokémon that we know about? Mass confusion has hit the Pokémon world as we try to piece together who or what this "new" Pokémon is and how it fits into this past weekend's Community Day. Held items and Abilities have been removed from Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee! Some games press had hands-on impressions of PikaVee and we talk about that. The newest TCG set confirms that Zeraora is leaving Japan and coming to our 3DSs. Also, something about more Pokémon Funko Pops are coming... 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:03:15 - News 00:07:05 - Pokémon Funko Pops 00:13:25 - TCG Update (Zeraora) 00:17:15 - Deoxys in Pokémon GO 00:29:00 - Break Music 00:29:45 - PikaVee Information 01:02:20 - Break Music 01:03:20 - Pokémon #808 01:34:20 - Pokémon of the Week 01:43:00 - House Cleaning 01:47:40 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

326 Ash Gets An Eevee

  • 3 months ago

Mewtwo is no longer an EX Raid Pokémon in Pokémon GO! Ash gets an Eevee in the anime, making it possible that the new Pokémon in Let's Go is not an Eevee evolution. Korea gets a bunch of events, a special edition PikaVee Nintendo Switch has been announced at GameStop and Best Buy, and there was more footage shown of Let's Go from the Nintendo Direct this past week. 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:04:45 - News 00:05:25 - Ash's Eevee 00:16:45 - PikaVee Switch Bundle 00:22:15 - Let's Go Footage, Nintendo Direct 00:25:00 - Break Music 00:26:20 - Let's Go Conversation 00:40:00 - Korea Metagross 00:41:30 - Town (working title) 00:51:25 - Break Music 00:52:05 - Regional Eggs in Pokémon GO 00:54:25 - Mewtwo Raids 01:24:00 - Pokémon of the Week 01:33:00 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

325 Nintendo Switch Cloud Saves

  • 3 months ago

No more HMs in Let's Go Pikachu or Let's Go Eevee! The Sun & Moon anime get a new hair style. Greg, Will, and SBJ talk about Shiny Poipole coming to GameStop, two new Pokémon TCG sets coming, and some Pokémon Duel news. We also talk about Build-a-Bear getting it's 9th Pokémon plush and how Nintendo Cloud Saves will not be supporting the PikaVee games. 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:03:45 - News 00:04:20 - Build-a-Bear Vulpix 00:08:25 - Shiny Poipole GameStop 00:16:25 - New Pokémon TCG Sets 00:26:05 - Break Music 00:30:00 - Pokémon Duel 00:32:30 - Anime Tie-in Let's Go 00:35:30 - Let's Go Pikachu News 00:49:00 - Break Music 00:49:45 - Nintendo Switch Cloud Saves 01:06:00 - Pokémon Center Recap 01:14:00 - Pokémon of the Week 01:28:30 - Post Credits www.pkmncast.com twitch.tv/pkmncast reddit.com/r/supereffective twitter.com/pokemonpodcast patreon.com/itssupereffective

324 Found a Shiny in Let's Go Pikachu

  • 3 months ago

Recap of Pokémon Worlds 2018. We talk about Latios and Latias at Best Buy, new TAG TEAM cards in the Pokémon Trading Card game. Thoughts about how Pokémon Worlds was handled and the Pokémon Center that was there. Finally, our usual update on what's going on in Pokémon GO, and as always, our Pokémon of the Week too! 00:00:20 - Introduction 00:03:55 - Best Buy Pokémon 00:08:25 - Pokémon GO News 00:13:25 - 2019 VGC Changes 00:32:05 - Break Music 00:32:45 - Detective Pikachu Movie 00:49:35 - TAG TEAM TCG 01:05:00 - Break Music 01:06:00 - Pokémon Center Recap 01:13:00 - Shiny Pokémon in Let's Go Pikachu 01:34:00 - Pokémon of the Week 01:46:30 - Post Credits

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