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We’re presumably coming up on the end of Pokémon Sword and Shield’s promotional period with main series follow-ups, Scarlet and Violet, rapidly approaching.

To close things out we have the physical distribution of a mythical trio to stores across the US, Canada, and Australia / New Zealand!

Genesect, Volcanion, and Marshadow are the Pokémon in question, from Generations V, VI, and VII respectively. The distributions are as follows:

Genesect and Volcanion

  • US: GameStop (October 16–29, 2022)
  • Canada: GameStop (October 16–29, 2022)
  • Australia and New Zealand: JB Hi-Fi (October 21 – November 18, 2022)


  • US: Target (October 30 – November 12, 2022)
  • Canada: GameStop (October 30 – November 12, 2022)
  • Australia and New Zealand: JB Hi-Fi (October 21 –November 18, 2022)

Be sure to grab these Pokémon when you can ahead of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet’s launch on November 18th!

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.