Fun fact: Pokémon is the most profitable media franchise all time. Bigger than Star Wars, Marvel and even Super Mario himself, the Pokémon franchise is by far the most successful series the world has ever seen and for good reason – have you seen how cute the little critters are?
So it probably makes sense that you or someone in your life is a huge Pokémon fan, and there’s no better time to celebrate your love for the series with Pokémon Day just around the corner.
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a special Pokemon-themed birthday, Christmas treat, or even just a spontaneous gift, we’ve rounded up plenty of options for you that are sure to make their day that much better. What if you’d rather just buy something for yourself? Hey, we won’t judge.
Let’s dive in, okay?
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Latest Pokemon games
What better place to start than with the latest and greatest Pokémon games available on Nintendo Switch? The console has been around for a few years now, which means we’ve been treated to a lot of different options (read more: Best Pokemon Games of All Time).
If you’d like to learn more about each game before making your choice, click the Best Pokemon Games of All Time link above to find full reviews of each title!
Best Pokemon Nintendo Switch Accessories
There are plenty of Pokémon-themed accessories for the Nintendo Switch, and even console bundles for those in need of a new system. Below you’ll find a range of cases, controllers and more that will help the recipient customize their playtime.
Nintendo Switch Accessories – US
Let’s start with the United States, where you can get all kinds of funky controllers and accessories.
Nintendo Switch Accessories – UK
Thanks to the My Nintendo Store, you have plenty of UK Switch console bundle options to choose from, along with your usual assortment of accessories.
In the toy department, Pokémon is not limited to fair video games. Below, you’ll find a selection of board games and other toys that have caught our eye recently. Keep looking for plush toys and accessories from the Pokemon Trading Card Game!
Pokemon toys – USA
Pokemon Toys – UK
Sometimes there’s nothing better than snuggling up to a fluffy, super soft Poké friend to relax and unwind. We’ve got a whole bunch of this super-sweet variety for you to check out below, but be sure to also check out our dedicated Pokemon Funko Pops buying guide if that’s more your thing.
Pokemon Plushes – US
Pokemon Plushes – UK
Best Pokemon Trading Card Game Gifts
The Pokémon Trading Card Game is bigger than it’s ever been – yes, it’s even more popular than the good old days of Holo Charizards on the playground! Here are some great picks for anyone trying to collect them all…
Pokemon Cards – United States
Pokémon Card products are evolving – if you’ll excuse the pun – all the time, but GameStop is a pretty solid place to pick up anything you might need. Here are some options available at the time of writing:
Pokémon Cards – United Kingdom
Similar deals can also be found in the UK, with all sorts of boosters, boxes and more:
Want Pokemon t-shirts? Pokemon hoodies? Even Pokémon socks? Well, we have what you need…
Pokemon Clothing – US
Here are some of the options currently available in the US – we really like this hat and glove combo ourselves…
Pokemon Clothing – UK
One of the best places for Pokémon clothing in the UK is Zavvi – you can search through all their options hereor choose from some of our favorites listed below:
Pokemon Household Items
And finally, we come to the household items section. Perfect for older Pokemon trainers, we’ve rounded up a selection of gifts that will brighten up the house.
Pokemon Homeware – United States
Pokemon Homeware – UK
These premium Poké Balls are expensive, but adorable. We would like a complete set for our shelf at home, but we also need to buy some food and stuff. Urgh.
So we have it – plenty of gift ideas for that special Pokemon fan in your life. Let us know what you ended up doing in the comments below, and feel free to suggest your own ideas too!