Countdown video: Pokémon Day is just two more days away!

The Pokémon Company is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise this year in full force. Read on below to learn more:

Get a singing Pikachu!

Bring beautiful music to Galar with a special Pikachu! This Pikachu knows Sing, a move it cannot ordinarily learn. The password P25MUS1C can now be used to add this melodious Pikachu to your team in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield!

Bring Music to Galar with This Showstopping Pikachu!

Use this password to receive a special Pikachu in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield.


The time has come! Use the password P25MUS1C in your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game by March 25, 2021, to get a Pikachu that knows the move Sing. Pikachu can’t ordinarily learn the move Sing, so it’ll be sure to catch your opponents off guard.

Celebrate the release of this special Pikachu by watching this video! Then, use the password P25MUS1C in your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game to receive your very own Pikachu that knows the move Sing.

Stay tuned for a Pokémon Presents video chock-full of exciting news and announcements! Tune in to the Pokémon YouTube channel on Friday, February 26, at 7:00 a.m. PST to watch the roughly 20-minute presentation.


Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Continues with Pokémon Presents Video Presentation and Pikachu with Sing Distribution for Video Games
In Advance of Pokémon Day Concert, Post Malone Releases “Only Wanna Be with You – Pokémon 25 Version”

A Pokémon Presents video presentation will be streamed tomorrow—Friday, February 26—at 7:00 a.m. PST on the official Pokémon YouTube channel. Fans can look forward to approximately 20 minutes of Pokémon news.

Separately, in anticipation of the Pokémon Day virtual concert on Saturday, February 27, Post Malone has released a cover of Hootie and the Blowfish’s smash 1995 hit “Only Wanna Be with You” – appropriately dubbed the “Pokémon 25 Version”. The original record was last on the Billboard charts 25 years ago and Post recorded his version to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pokémon. The song will be included as part of Post’s headlining appearance in the Pokémon Day virtual concert which begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. EST / 4:00 p.m. PST on February 27 and can be viewed for free on the official Pokémon YouTube and Twitch channels, and on Pokémon’s 25th anniversary website. In the meantime, fans can find links to the song here:

In addition to this exciting news, starting today, Trainers will have the opportunity to add a special Pikachu to the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games by using a special password. In keeping with the music theme for this year’s celebration of Pokémon’s 25th anniversary, this Pikachu knows the move Sing, which Pikachu can’t ordinarily learn. Fans will be able to find the special password in Pokémon’s email newsletter and on Pokémon’s official social media channels, as well as on the 25th anniversary website and Poké

For more information about this Pikachu distribution and the year-long Pokémon 25th anniversary celebration, please visit

【公式】Pokémon Presents 2021.2.27

2月27日(土)0時から、「Pokémon Presents」が公開!

#ポケモン​ #ポケットモンスター​ #ポケモン25周年​ #ポケモンデー​

©2021 Pokémon. ©1995-2021 Nintendo/Creatures Inc./GAME FREAK inc.

Get Pikachu with Sing in #PokemonSwordShield​ | #Pokemon25

Celebrate 25 years of Pokémon with this talented Pikachu, which comes with the move Sing! Enter the following password in the Mystery Gift menu of #PokemonSwordShield​ to have it join your adventures: P25MUS1C

This password is only valid until March 25, 2021, so be sure to add this special Pikachu to your team before then!

Only Wanna Be With You (Pokémon 25 Version)

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group

Only Wanna Be With You (Pokémon 25 Version) · Post Malone

Only Wanna Be With You

℗ 2021 Republic Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Released on: 2021-02-25

Producer, Studio Personnel, Recording Engineer, Associated Performer, Vocal Producer, Programming: Louis Bell
Producer, Associated Performer, Guitar: Andrew Watt
Studio Personnel, Mixer: Manny Maroquin
Associated Performer, Vocals: Post Malone
Studio Personnel, Mastering Engineer: Mike Bozzi
Composer Lyricist: Darius Rucker
Composer Lyricist: Dean Felber
Composer Lyricist: Jim Sonefeld
Composer Lyricist: Mark Bryan

Auto-generated by YouTube.

Get ready for the Pokémon Day Virtual Concert with Post Malone!

Post Malone.

It’s the concert you never saw coming, Trainers.

Don’t miss your chance to be front row for the Virtual Experience on Pokémon Day!

25 Years of Memories | #Pokemon25

The toys.
The games.
The cards.
The series.
The memories.

This one goes out to everyone who started out catching Pokémon…but ended up catching feelings instead. 😉

We’re kicking off our 25th anniversary celebration by taking a walk down memory lane! Drop a comment below if you spot anything familiar…

Source: The Pokémon Company International

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