News

June 15th, 2020

  • Varubot
  • A server owner or manager can now change the command prefix used by Varubot.
    The command for this is !varubot prefix X where X is the new prefix. It can be multiple characters. This will affect the entire server.
  • Pokémon
  • Female Eevee should now correctly display with its heart-shaped pattern on its tail.
  • Items
  • Tier X Item Box is kind of a long name, don't you agree?
    You can now use these items by instead specifying either box1, box2, or box3 with the use item command.
    Example: !ui box1, !useitem box2

May 4th, 2020

  • Pokémon
  • Alolan Pokémon are now labeled as "Species (Alolan)" instead of their
    previous label "Alolan Species" to bring them in line with the rest of the Pokémon.

April 21st, 2020

  • Items
  • The Master Ball is now more likely to catch something you need to complete your Pokédex.
  • Pokémon
  • Updated stats for Aegislash to match Sword and Shield.
  • Updated abilities for Koffing and Weezing.
  • Updated egg groups for Ralts, Kirlia, Gardevoir, Trapinch, Vibrava,
    Flygon, Gallade, Hawlucha, Bergmite, Avalugg, Noibat, and Noivern.

April 7th, 2020

  • Catch
  • Experience earned by catching a wild Pokémon increases for each successful consecutive capture.
    When a capture fails, experience goes back to its base value.
  • Items
  • Shed Shell has been added.
    It's used to evolve Nincada into Shedinja.
  • The message displayed will now show the Pokémon's new level after using seeds if it leveled up.
  • Favorites
  • A new sub-command !fav clear [amount] has been added.
    Amount is optional. When used it will completely clear the fav list of all Pokémon.
    If an amount is provided, will only remove that many Pokémon (prioritizes higher IDs first).

March 27th, 2020

  • Catch
  • Any wild Skwovet or Greedent encountered will always drop a seed, regardless of whether the capture attempt was successful or not.
  • Pokémon
  • Mime Jr. can now be evolved into Mr. Mime (Galarian) by using an Ice Stone.
  • Items
  • Tier 2 Item Box has been added.
  • Tier 3 Item Box has been added.
  • Mulch has been added.
    When used, it halves the time needed for your crop in the farm to be ready for harvest.
  • Misc.
  • Shiny Pokémon are now shown with an underline when displayed in the daycare and when using the !id command.

March 25th, 2020

  • Catch
  • If your buddy is already level 100 when you catch a wild shiny Pokémon, you are instead guaranteed an item in place of a level up.
  • Pokémon
  • Zygarde (10%) has been added.
  • Zygarde (Complete) has been added.
  • Items
  • It is now possible to remove items from Pokémon without having to set them as your buddy first by using !takeitem <ID>'
  • Misc.
  • "Guaranteed Shiny" events may be set up by the Varubot moderators from time to time.
    This will select a random Pokémon to always be shiny when found in the wild.

March 23rd, 2020

  • Bag
  • Has been expanded to 5 pockets to help divide items a bit.
  • Items
  • The Lucky Egg item has been replaced with the Rare Candy item.
    If you previously had any Lucky Eggs in your bag, they have been swapped out with Rare Candy items.
    As one might expect, using a Rare Candy on your buddy will cause it to grow to the next level.
  • Plate items for Arceus has been added.
    You can now find Plate Shards. Using them to create Plates will be enabled soon.
  • Memory items for Silvally has been added.
    You can now find Memory Pieces. Using them to create Memories will be enabled soon.
  • Reveal Glass has been added.
    When used on a Tornadus, Thundurus, or Landorus it will cause it to change between its Therian and Incarnate forms.
  • Wonder Trade
  • Items received through Wonder Trade will now automatically be added to your bag.
    The Wonder Trade message has been updated to reflect this change.