Best Holiday Gifts for Pokemon Fans

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Pokemon has been one of the most popular video games ever released since it began with Pocket Monsters Red and Green in 1996. First released on the Nintendo Game Boy, Pokemon is now available on the Nintendo DS, 3DS, and Switch console, as well as on mobile devices with the augmented reality game Pokemon Go. Players enjoy battling opponents, discovering and collecting new Pokemon, and the exciting storylines.

As the franchise has been around for decades, there is a huge range of merchandise, toys, and gifts to buy for the Pokemon fan in your life. If you need a comprehensive Pokemon gift guide for this holiday season, check out some of the recommendations below.

Toys and Gifts for Pokemon Fans

Pokeball Nintendo Switch Thumb Grips – $3.16

pokeball thumb grips etsy pokemon gifts
Via CJMDesignStore on Etsy

These cute Pokeball thumb grips fit right onto the Nintendo Switch and come in either red or blue to match the Switch colors! They’re small and soft silicone grips, so not only do they look effective, they are really super comfortable, too.


Pokemon Plushies – $5.99

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Via 999fps on Etsy

Even the most grown-up Pokemon fans would love to receive one of these adorable plushies from 999FPS on Etsy. They come in 70 different styles—all the popular Pokemon are available—so if you know which Pokemon is their favorite, this would be the perfect gift!


Pokemon Nanoblock Building Kit – $9 to $16

Via Amazon

Each Nanoblock building kit consists of around 110-150 pieces and stands about 2 inches tall. There are around 16 different Pokemon to collect and build including Pikachu (above), Charmander, Snorlax, and Bulbasaur.


My Partner Eevee – $16.99

Via Amazon

Eevee is many players’ favorite Pokemon, and now they can have one of their very own! This electronic Eevee can speak and move, and it even reacts to touch and sound. It has over 50 sound reactions and can dance or charge attack! This is the perfect addition to any Pokemon fan’s toy collection.


Pikachu-Style Wireless Headphones – $25.99

Via Amazon

These lightweight wireless headphones have little yellow lightning bolts on the headband, just like the iconic Pokemon, Pikachu. They are foldable and easily transportable, with light-up lightning bolt designs on the earphones that change color as they are charged! The unique design is perfect for kids, teens, and anyone young at heart.


Pokemon Monopoly Johto Edition – $46.99

Via Amazon

This board game combines all the classic elements of the game of Monopoly with the characters and tools from Pokemon. Houses and Hotels are now Pokemarts and Pokemon Centers, and instead of streets, players collect Pokemon! It includes favorite characters like Pikachu, Totodile, Togepi, and more, and you still get to collect $200 when you pass Go!


Pokemon Light Up Terrarium – $62.89

Via HappyFindingStore on Etsy

For a truly unique and special gift, have a look at HappyFindingStore’s Pokemon Terrariums on Etsy. They have a 10cm diameter and are lit up with tiny LEDs that can be altered in 7 different ways. The image above shows our favorite: a Sleepy Bulbasaur version of the terrarium. The Pokemon inside is surrounded by artificial plants to make it easy to care for, but still very effective.

We hope these recommendations have helped you discover the perfect gift for you or the Pokemon lover in your life. Let us know in the comments below if you have any of the gifts shown above, and how much you love them!

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