The Best Pokémon Gifts To Check Out In 2024


Pokémon games have different generations, and the franchise spans generations of fans—whether through Nintendo consoles, card collecting, or the various TV shows. That also means there is a massive market for Pokémon merchandise to Gible on if you are looking for gift ideas.

From Pokémon TCG products to custom clothing designed by fans, for fans, there is no shortage of incredible products out there if you know what you want or where to look. So, if you don’t just want to give one of the best Pokémon games as a gift, here are plenty of other ideas that cross most genres for the franchise.

Best Pokémon Gifts for Boys

MEGA Pokémon Charizard Figure Building Set

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Charizard is a Pokémon fan’s best friend, or at least that is true if you ask The Pokémon Company. A MEGA model building set themed around the Fire Starter is a great gift, and there are other options for Charizard haters, such as Dragonite.

Pokémon Go Plus +

Pokemon Go Plus +
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Pokémon Go is still thriving, and the Pokémon Go Plus + makes playing the game easier for anyone with it on their wrist. Use this accessory to help you catch Pokémon, spin PokéStops automatically, track your sleep, and more. It also works with Pokémon Sleep.

Pokémon Adventures Manga

Pokemon Adventures Manga boxset one.
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If you have someone in your life who still likes Pokémon but complains that it doesn’t have enough media out there that takes itself seriously, try to get them hooked on Pokémon Adventures. This long-running manga series tells variations of the same stories from the Pokémon games but with some serious twists that can border on brutal. It currently has volumes available up through Sword and Shield available.

Best Pokémon Gifts for Girls

Sleeping Pokémon Figures

Sleeping Pokemon Figures
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There is nothing cuter than a Pokémon like Eevee or Pikachu sprawled out, comfily sleeping on a cushion, and many sites offer a wide selection of affordable figures dozing off on beanbags or sitting up—take your pick.

MEGA Pokémon Eevee Evolution Figure Building Set

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For anyone wanting a more activity-based Pokémon gift, you can’t go wrong with a set of nine buildable Eevee figures from the MEGA collection. For a more detailed alternative, there is a Jumbo Eevee-only model available.

Loungefly Pokémon Accessory Collection

Loungefly Pokemon Sleeping Pikachu wallet
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Accessorizing with a Pokémon flair is easier than ever thanks to the officially licensed Loungefly collection. This includes an Eeveelutions Shoulder bag, Sleeping Pikachu and Friends wallet, and dozens of other options—mostly based on Gen I Pokémon.

Best Pokémon Gifts for Adults

Pokémon Center × Fossil watch collection

Charmander Pokemon Fossil Watch
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The Pokémon Center store hosts several unique collaborations with well-known brands, with the most appealing recent launches being a crossover with Fossil watches. You can find a design for each of the OG Kanto Starters—Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle—featured on the website, with unique colors, decals, and straps.

Embroidered Pokémon Hoodies

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While not every adult still plays Pokémon, even lapsed fans will have a favorite Pokémon they have fond memories of using during their journeys. In addition to what’s on Amazon, several artists who run smaller clothing shops, like Anbustudios, offer specialty, embroidered options with unique Pokémon designs on them—such a powerful-looking Dragonite hoodie.

Pokémon Go Trainer Gear Level 50 Jacket

Pokemon Go Level 50 Jacket
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If you would prefer some official merch or have someone in your life who is avidly playing Pokémon Go, the Pokémon Center has a specialized jacket based on the in-game avatar item you get when hitting Trainer Level 50. Alternatively, you could also see what Pokémon hoodies Amazon has to offer.

Poké Ball by The Wand Company

Wand Company Poke Ball display.
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Another partnership, The Wand Company has been releasing premium-quality replicas of various Poké Ball types from the games that look, feel, and even act like their digital counterparts thanks to the die-cast metal shell and touch/proximity-sensing illumination. You can grab dozens of designs, but you can never go wrong with the classic red-and-white Poké Ball on your office shelf.

Best Pokémon Plush Toys

Giant Poké Plush

Pokemon Giant Spheal plus
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Occasionally, the Pokémon Center will drop a surprise Giant Poké Plush, with options like Spheal, Slowpoke, Altaria, and Lucario having popped up in the past. Availability and sizes for these giant plushies vary, and they can be pricey, though there aren’t many better gifts for a big Pokémon fan.

Pokémon Sweet Support Plush

Sad Pichu and Pikachu plush
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A line of plush toys where an evolved Pokémon comforts its pre-evolved—Baby Pokémon friend that is too cute to pass up. The Pichu and Pikachu options are by far the most popular, but there are three other variants, including one with Sudowoodo and Bonsly.

Pokémon Squishmallows Plush

Winking Pikachu Squishmallow
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Squishmallows are a popular brand of plush that has partnered with Pokémon multiple times. From Pikachu and Clefairy to Teddiursa and Piplup, you can find plenty of adorably “ultra-squeezable” options to fit your giftee’s taste.

Best Pokémon Trading Card Game product gifts

Pokémon TCG 151 Binder Collection

Pokemon TCG 151 Binder
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If you have someone, especially a younger person, who has shown interest in Pokémon cards, getting a Binder Collection product is a great way to start them out on their collecting journey. Pokémon 151 is a great set for new and old fans of the franchise, and the Binder Collection comes with four packs and a fairly well-made binder to hold cards for a solid price.

Pokémon TCG: Paldean Fates Elite Trainer Box

Pokemon TCG Paldean Fates ETB
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If the 151 Binder Collection is an entry-level product for collectors, Paldean Fates is the perfect set to get more invested in. Picking up a Paldean Fates Elite Trainer Box will net you a Mimikyu promo card, eight packs, and plenty of other goodies that will help players get deeper into the Pokémon TCG, like card sleeves, a full set of Energy Cards, and dice.