Pokemon Fan Adds All Nine Regions To Playable Minecraft Map

Pokemon Fan Adds All Nine Regions To Playable Minecraft Map
TikTok - thechunkyhippo | The Pokemon Company

Written by 

Joseph Kime


2nd Aug 2022 10:13

The Pokemon franchise changes up its locations every once in a while, and although fans will always have their favourites (often biased to those they grew up with), a new world to explore and catch Pokemon in is always exciting.

As a brand-new one is on the way in the form of Scarlet & Violet's Paldea, players are getting excited about new plateaus and towns to explore. Now, one fan is proving their love of the locales from the series in a pretty bold way.

Can You Play Pokemon In Minecraft?

One creator and fan on TikTok has dedicated their time to rebuilding every Pokemon region in one Minecraft world. Since starting back in mid-July, they've only just made it to Cerulean City - showing what a labour of love this is. 

User thechunkyhippo has been sharing their project progress on TikTok, and they've pledged to create "every single Pokemon region in one single world of Minecraft". The project seems to be going incredibly well, as the map has reached Cerulean City, and it seems to be a gorgeous replication of the world that we know.

The Minecraft build is intended to be used with the incredibly popular Pixelmon mod, so that the in-game Pokemon experience can be as authentic as it has ever been. This should at least give you something to play with while you twiddle your thumbs waiting for Scarlet & Violet


What's Next For Pokemon?

The next Pokemon title that we can look forward to is the Gen 9 duo of Scarlet & Violet, which are set to come later this year. As it turns out, we're set to get more info about the ambitious upcoming games very soon. A new Pokemon Presents presentation is lined up for tomorrow (August 3) at 14:00 GMT, and as well as some other assorted Pokemon reveals, it will be announcing some tantalising details about the new mainline games too.

Despite critiques that we've paved over Pokemon Legends: Arceus before it really got a chance to find its feet, there's no rest for the wicked as we gallop toward Gen 9. Here's hoping the latest reveals are worth the wait - although we're just as excited to see how this massive Minecraft project turns out. We'll see you in Cerulean City.

Joseph Kime
About the author
Joseph Kime
Joseph Kime is the Senior Trending News Journalist for GGRecon from Devon, UK. Before graduating from MarJon University with a degree in Journalism, he started writing music reviews for his own website before writing for the likes of FANDOM, Zavvi and The Digital Fix. He is host of the Big Screen Book Club podcast, and author of Building A Universe, a book that chronicles the history of superhero movies. His favourite games include DOOM (2016), Celeste and Pokemon Emerald.
Why trust GGRecon?

Established in 2019, we don’t just cover games - we live them. Our expert team is full of dedicated gamers, qualified journalists, and industry insiders who collectively boast decades of experience covering gaming and esports. This deep-rooted expertise allows us to provide authoritative and nuanced perspectives first-hand from a team who are playing, and researching every game covered on our website. 

Our foundation is built on a profound commitment to editorial independence, ensuring our content remains free from external influence and advertising pressures and is held to the highest level of editorial conduct, integrity, and quality. 

Every article on GGRecon comes from rigorous research, informed analysis, and a passion for gaming that resonates with our readers. We uphold these standards through a transparent editorial policy, accessible here, which governs our processes and maintains our accountability.

Pokemon GO’s Necrozma announcement overshadowed by avatar woes
Pokemon has revealed a mysterious new company, and it’s good news for Pokemon TCG Pocket
Pokemon restock proves everyone needs 59 inches of Slowpoke in their life
Pokemon players are worried about classic games releasing on Switch
Pokemon GO’s customisable avatars take a leaf out of The Sims’ book