Pixelmon Realms uses a new version of Pixelmon that is updated frequently and adds 180+ new Pixelmon! It is called Pixelmon Reforged. In order to join our Pixelmon server, you must first install Pixelmon Reforged for Minecraft 1.16.5.
How to Install Pixelmon Reforged
First, you must install the Pixelmon Realms Launcher. Download it here: https://getpixelmon.io/ Once it is downloaded, run the Launcher and let it install.
When that is finished, open up the Pixelmon Realms Launcher click "Login with Microsoft"
Next click the version selector in the bottom left and select "PixelmonRealms 9.1.0"
Now simply click the "Play" button and the game will automatically launch on Pixelmon 9.1.0 for Minecraft 1.16.5.
If you are having trouble installing Pixelmon Reforged or joining the server, join our Discord server here https://bit.ly/realmsdiscord and ask a staff member for help!