PokéNews (Aug. 29): Pokémon Sun and Moon (Marshadow distro) / Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Today’s Pokémon news: Mashadow distribution announced for Pokémon Sun and Moon in Europe and North America, but also…

  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – Battle Competition
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Veteran Trainer’s Dual Pack
  • Pokémon Shuffle
  • Pokkén Tournament DX
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Marshadow distribution

Yesterday, The Pokémon Company announced that Marshadow was coming to Pokémon Sun and Moon in Europe and North America pretty soon… in October!

Here’s when and where it will be available:

  • United States: available from GameStop stores, from October 9th to October 23rd
  • Europe: available from select retailers from October 1st to November 14th

And here’s details about the Marshadow to be distributed:

  • Level: 50
  • Ability: Technician
  • Moves: Spectral Thief, Close Combat, Force Palm, and Shadow Ball
  • Hold item: Marshadium Z (the only way you can unleash his exclusive Z-Move: Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike)

The list of Pokémon distributions for Pokémon Sun and Moon has been updated!

Source: The Pokémon Company / Serebii

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Battle Competition

Today, a new Battle Competition for Pokémon Sun and Moon was announced. It’s called the Mega Melee and here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Format: Single Battles, 1 Pokémon per battle;
  • Pokémon restrictions: only Pokémon that can Mega Evolve, no Duplicate Pokémon allowed;
  • Pokémon banned: Mythical and Legendary (even those that can Mega Evolve)
  • Item restrictions: none;
  • Level: 1 to 100, but level capped to 50 during battles;
  • Registration: September 14th to September 21st. Participant limit: TBC
  • Battles: September 22nd to September 24th, with a limit of 15 battles/player and /day;
  • Results: announced sometime in October;
  • Participation gift (must complete at least 1 battle): 50BP.

You can check out more details about the Battle Competition over at the Pokémon Global Link. If you want to train for this Battle Competition, you can get the rules from the Festival Plaza in Pokémon Sun and Moon.

Source: Pokémon Global Link

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Veteran Trainer’s Dual Pack

Yesterday, it was announced that North America would also get a Dual Pack for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, called Veteran Trainer’s Dual Pack. It includes the following:

  • Pokémon Ultra Sun
  • Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • 16 art cards
  • a Serial Code for 200 PokéBalls

The list of Serial Codes for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon has been updated, just like the Upcoming Games page!

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (3DS) comes out on November 17th, worldwide.

Source: Nintendo

Pokémon Shuffle

Today, some new content for Pokémon Shuffle went live:

  • the special stage featuring Mewtwo is back until September 12th;
  • the special stage featuring Shaymin Sky Forme is back until September 5th;
  • the special stage featuring Noivern is also back until September 5th.

Also, a new Competitive Stage featuring Mega Mewtwo X is now available, and runs until August 22nd. Here’s the various rewards you can claim, depending on your rank:

  • Top 100 players in Europe, Top 100 players in North America, Top 500 players in Japan = 1 Level Up, 5 Mega Speedup, 10 Raise Max Level
  • Top 300 players in Europe, Top 400 players in North America, Top 1 500 players in Japan = 1 Level Up, 4 Mega Speedup, 8 Raise Max Level
  • Top 500 players in Europe, Top 800 players in North America, Top 3 000 players in Japan = 1 Level Up, 3 Mega Speedup, 6 Raise Max Level
  • Top 900 players in Europe, Top 1 300 players in North America, Top 5 000 players in Japan = 1 Level Up, 2 Mega Speedup, 4 Raise Max Level
  • Top 1 800 players in Europe, Top 2 500 players in North America, Top 10 000 players in Japan = 1 Level Up, 2 Mega Speedup, 2 Raise Max Level
  • Top 3 600 players in Europe, Top 5 100 players in North America, Top 20 000 players in Japan = 1 Level Up, 1 Mega Speedup, 1 Raise Max Level
  • Top 5 400 players in Europe, Top 8 000 players in North America, Top 30 000 players in Japan = 1 Level Up, 1 Mega Speedup, 1 Skill Booster M
  • Top 7 200 players in Europe, Top 10 000 players in North America, Top 40 000 players in Japan = 1 Level Up, 1 Mega Speedup, 1 Disruption Delay
  • Top 9 000 players in Europe, Top 13 000 players in North America, Top 50 000 players in Japan = 1 Level Up, 1 Attack Power
  • Top 13 000 players in Europe, Top 18 000 players in North America, Top 70 000 players in Japan = 1 Disruption Delay, 1 Attack Power

NB: if you don’t already have the Mewtwonite, you will get it instead of the Level Up.

Finally, it’s been announced that Ultra Beasts were coming soon to Pokémon Shuffle, as a new difficulty level. You will need to have cleared Stage 300 in order to play stages with Ultra Beasts.

Source: Serebii

Pokkén Tournament DX

Here’s the latest mini-trailer for Pokkén Tournament DX, showcasing Gardevoir!

Pokkén Tournament DX (Switch) comes out on September 22nd worldwide.

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime

Today, The Pokémon Company shared a few pictures for the special episodes of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, that will see the brief return of Misty / Kasumi and Brock / Takeshi:

Those two episodes will air on September 14th and September 21st in Japan.

Source: The Pokémon Company / TV Tokyo /


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