If you haven’t played Pokémon GO, have you really lived?

That certainly seemed to be the question this summer, when the augmented reality game took the world by storm following its July release. Ever since, players ranging from kids to adults (because long-time fans deserve to catch ’em all, too!), dedicate all their blood, sweat, and tears to their one, true mission: find, capture, battle, and train as many Pokémon as they can track down. If you have Pokémon fever just like the rest of us, be sure to check out these awesome toys:

Pokemon_GO_Plus_w_strap Pokémon GO Plus (Niantic)
Hooray! Now, you won’t have to undergo severe FOMO when you’re out and about and can’t religiously check your phone to see if there are any rare Pokémon nearby. Pokémon GO Plus is a wearable device that will connect to a smartphone via Bluetooth to let the user know about events in the game, such as if there are any Pokémon or Pokéstops nearby. The anticipated edition to the popular app is expected to hit stores in September.
Ages: 4+
MSRP: $34.99

pokemon_my_friend_pikachu Pokémon My Friend Pikachu (TOMY)
Thanks to TOMY, everyone’s favorite Pokémon now gets even better. This 10-inch plush comes with tons of life-like features that resemble the fan-favorite character. When kids push Pikachu’s belly, its ears move, cheeks light up, and he makes a bunch of different cute sounds. The elusive Pokémon everyone can’t wait to catch is now right at your fingertips. Click here for the full review.
Ages: 3+
MSRP: $29.99

Over-the-Ear Pokemon Headphones (eKids)
When kids are on the hunt to catch new Pokémon, they can now listen to the theme song over and over again from their very own Pokémon-inspired headphones. The Over-the-Ear Headphones sport a trendy Pokemon look and will be hitting stores soon, so start making a Pokémon-catching playlist now.
Ages: 9+
MSRP: $24.99


Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon (Nintendo)
Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon are the first installments in the seventh generation of the Pokémon series. The new Nintendo 3DS adventures take place on the Alola Region, the home of four tropical islands filled with tons of tourists (next family vacation?). With these new worlds come new Pokémon and missions to discover. The games celebrate 20 years since the launch of Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green, and players will be able to transfer Pokémon they have caught in the original games—as well as in Pokémon Yellow— into Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. Get ready, because come November, adventures await.
Ages: E for Everyone
MSRP: $39.99


MONOPOLY: Pokémon Johto Edition (USAopoly)
What good is a fandom if it doesn’t have it’s own Monopoly game? Luckily, Pokémon has quite a few versions up its sleeve. The latest one, MONOPOLY: Pokémon Johto Edition, from USAopoly, was released this summer and sends players on a journey through the Johto region, including all eight Gyms. While players come across different Pokémon, they’ll collect Trainer Battle and Professor Elm cards that contain either rewards or sneaky surprises.
Ages: 8+
MSRP: $44.99

ThrowNPopPokeball Throw ’n Pop Poké Ball (TOMY)
Kids can brush up on their Pokémon-training skills with the Throw ‘n’ Pop Poké Ball. When kids throw their Poké Ball with all they’ve got, it pops open to reveal a 2-inch figure. With the unique scoring system, Poké trainers can extend the fun and battle their friends. Kids will have to put all their skills to the test as they battle to prove their Poké worth. With a Pikachu & Poké Ball, Chespin & Premier Ball, Fennekin & Great Ball, and Froakie & Ultra Ball, there are so many awesome Throw ‘n Pop sets to choose from.
Ages: 4+
MSRP: $12.99

ASh Assorted Pokémon Costumes (Rubie’s Costumes Co.)
Whether kids want to get an early start to Halloween, or just want to have a little fun and play dress-up, Rubies’ Pokémon collection is the go-to place for the coolest and cutest looks. With their choice of Pokémon ranging from Charizard, Squirtie, Bulbasaur, Jiggly Puff, and more, along with classics like Pikachu and Ash, the sky is the limit. The costumes come in different styles—one-pieces, hoodies, pants, skirts—to fit every personality and taste.
MSRP: $19.99-$59.99

Charizard Pokémon Feature Action Figure: Mega Charizard Y (TOMY)
Mega Charizard Y is ready for battle and won’t let anyone stand in his way. The 6-inch figure features a button on the tail to set Charizard Y in battle action mode. Stand back as the Pokémon’s wings flail and his mouth opens and snaps close.
Ages: 4+
MSRP: $14.99

build-a-bear Web Exclusive Pikachu Set (Build-A-Bear)
When a hard day’s work of catching Pokémon is over, kids can cuddle up with a personalized Build-A-Bear Pikachu. The Pikachu Web Exclusive set features a 15-inch Pikachu, a Poké Ball hoodie, a Charizard hoodie, a 6-in-1 Pikachu sound, and a Build-A-Bear Exclusive Pokémon Trading Card Game. Additionally, Build-A-Bear celebrates 20 years of Pokémon with an adorable exclusive t-shirt that is available in stores and online.
Ages: 6+
MSRP: $29.99—$59.99

About the author

Stephanie Grassullo

Stephanie Grassullo

Stephanie Grassullo is an associate editor at Adventure Publishing Group. In addition to handling toy and licensing news and updates for The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, Stephanie also writes toy reviews and commentaries for the Toy Insider. When she’s not binge-watching old episodes of Gossip Girl, Stephanie is always game for Boggle tournaments—she’s the titleholder Boggle champion in her family, and proud of it! Stephanie firmly believes that there is no awkward moment that can’t be remedied with the help of Bop It. To get to know her better, follow her on Twitter @steph_grass.