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A Legendary Pokémon year announced for 2018

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The event will distribute Legendary Pokémon, house special Pokémon Trading Card Game sets and will air movies associated with the Legendary Pokémon on Pokémon TV, as well as events across Pokémon GO and Pokémon Shuffle.

The event is a "thank you to all the fans that have committed so passionately to the franchise over the years."
  -- J.C. Smith, Senior Director of Marketing for Pokémon Company International.  

One part of the event is Legendary Pokémon Distribution and are as follows

  • Februrary: Dialga or Palkia from the Sinnoh region. Available from your local Pokémon code store.
  • June: A shiny Zygarde from the Kalos region.

Players of the Trading Card Game can expect a wide range of Legendary Pokémon tie-ins, new collections, GX Cards, and more. The Pokémon Company International will reveal more information closer to each items retail launch.

Players of Pokémon GO and Pokémon Shuffle will also be able to participate in legendary year distributions. In Shuffle, special and expert stages will feature legendary Pokémon, and Dialga and Palkia will be available to play from February 6 to 13, 2018.

Pokémon GO players can expect to see special promotions featuring Legendary Pokémon in 2018 with details to come soon.

Finally, the Pokémon TV App will feature special movies that feature the legendary Pokémon each month. For example, Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai which features Dialga and Palkia will be shown in February 2018.