Pokémon Duel: all the events and content updates for 2018

Pokemon Duel

In this post, you will find everything there is to know about the events and content updates for Pokémon Duel (available on Android and iOS), for 2017. If you’re looking for Software updates, click here!

August 23rd

The latest Queen’s Cup event goes live on August 23rd, and runs until August 28th. This one allows you to earn the Mega Gyarados figure!

August 17th

The latest Gym Cup event is the Fire Gym Cup, and it went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from August 17th to August 21st
  • Fire-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Water-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak.
  • Wash Rotom figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

Also, if you log-in before August 31st, you can get a Mega Salamence figure (UX rarity)!

August 2nd

Today, the latest Queen’s Cup event went live, and runs until August 7th. This one allows you to earn the Rotom and Frost Rotom figures!

July 26th

The latest Gym Cup event is the Water Gym Cup, and it went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from July 26th to July 30th
  • Water-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Electric-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak.
  • Fan Rotom figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

July 20th

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: the latest Team Match. This time, you can choose between Team Leafeon, Team Glaceon, and Team Sylveon. This event allows you to get Time Boosters that may contain Shiny Eevee or Shiny Umbreon. It runs until July 23rd!

July 12th

A new Queen’s Cup event goes live on July 12th, and runs until July 17th. It will allow you to get Alolan Vulpix (R) and Alolan Ninetales (EX) as rewards.

July 5th

The latest Gym Cup event is the Steel Gym Cup, and it went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from June 5th to June 9th
  • Dragon-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Ice-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak.
  • Dragonair and Dragonite figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

July 2nd

From July 2nd to July 18th, all players who log-in can get an Alolan Vulpix figure (R) as log-in bonus. You can also get a chance to obtain a Summer Time Booster Pack by winning a League Match: this pack will only include Dragon and Ice-type Pokémon, including Dragonair (R) and Dragonite (EX).

But that’s not all: from July 2nd to July 9th, you can get one special booster pack ticket per day, that can only be used for a July 2018 Booster Pack.

June 21st

The latest Queen’s Cup event is now live. By earning enough points during it, you can get Alolan Sandshrew and Alolan Sandslash (available in-game for the very first time. They can move through Ice-type Pokémon on the field, and when attacked, they can move through the Pokémon that is attacking it onto an adjacent space and prevent the battle).

The event runs until June 26th (12.59AM PT / 3.59AM ET / 8.59AM BST / 9.59AM CEST / 4.59PM JST).

June 7th

The latest Gym Cup event is the Steel Gym Cup, and it went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from June 7th to June 11th
  • Steel-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Fire-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak.
  • Shiny Ho-Oh figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

June 1st

Today, the latest Team Match event went live. This time around, the rewards you can get is none other than Shiny Eevee and Shiny Umbreon figures!

May 25th

The latest Gym Cup event is the Fire Gym Cup, and it went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from May 24th to May 28th
  • Fire-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Rock-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak.
  • Heat Rotom figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

May 18th

Today, the latest Queen’s Cup event went live. Once again, you have to compete against other players in order to earn a high score…  and some nice rewards! This time around, you can get your hands on a rare Shiny Rayquaza figure! The event runs until May 22nd.

May 1st

Today, pre-registration for the latest Team Match went live in Pokémon Duel. This time around, you can choose between the following teams:

  • Team Espeon
  • Team Eevee
  • Team Umbreon

Winning battles allow you to earn points for your team. Thanks to this event, you can get a special Espeon figure. The event runs until May 11th.

April 20th

Today, the latest Team Match went live in Pokémon Duel. This time around, you can choose between the following teams:

  • Team Zekrom
  • Team Reshiram
  • Team Kyurem

Winning battles allow you to earn points for your team. Thanks to this event, you can get two special figures: Shiny Magikarp and Shiny Gyarados!

April 13th

The latest Gym Cup event is the Grass Gym Cup, and it went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from April 12th to April 16th
  • Grass-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Ice-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak.
  • Mow Rotom figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

April 5th

Today, another event went live in Pokémon Duel: the latest Queen’s Cup. Once again, you have to earn points by taking part in battles, in order to claim various rewards. Among the rewards, there’s a Rotom and Frost Rotom figure, that cannot be obtained anywhere else. And to go with those new figures, a new Plate is available for purchase: it allows you to change Rotom’s form. The event runs until April 10th.

March 22nd

The latest Gym Cup event is the Flying Gym Cup, and it went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from March 22nd to March 26th
  • Flying-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Electric-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak.
  • Mega Salamence figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

March 8th

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: the latest Queen’s Cup. This one allows players to try and win a Shiny Rayquaza figure (brand new, and not available anywhere else at the moment), among other rewards, by using the points earned by battling other players. It runs until March 13th.

February 22nd

The latest Gym Cup event is the Dark Gym Cup, and it went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from February 22nd to February 26th
  • Dark-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Fairy-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before March 3rd
  • Honchkrow figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

February 9th

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: the latest Queen Cup Carnival (the S.S. Carmonte Carnival), which runs until February 12th. As usual, you have to play against other players online, in order to earn Class Points. Those points allow you to get various rewards, including a Dragonite figure.

January 26th

Today, the latest Team Match went live in Pokémon Duel. This time around, you can choose between the following teams:

  • Team Vaporeon
  • Team Jolteon
  • Team Flareon

January 24th

Today, pre-registration for the latest Team Match went live in Pokémon Duel. This time around, you can choose between the following teams:

  • Team Vaporeon
  • Team Jolteon
  • Team Flareon

If you pre-register before January 26th, you will get 1 Booster Enhancer. If you do so using the auto-select option, you will get 3 of them instead.

January 19th

The latest Gym Cup event is the  Poison Gym Cup, and it went live yesterday. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from January 18th to January 24th
  • Poison-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Psychic-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before January 29th
  • Alolan Grimer figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

December 28th

Today, the latest event for Pokémon Duel went live. It’s called the Queen Cup Carnival, and it allows you to earn various rewards, including a Mega Salamence figure. To get it, you need to earn enough points by playing against other players online. You have until January 4th to participate!

December 22nd

Today, the latest Team Match event went live. You can earn a Shiny Magikarp and a Shiny Gyarados figure if you participate (available until December 29th)

December 20th

Today, pre-registration for the latest Team Match event went live. If you pre-register, you can get a Booster Enhancer as pre-registration bonus. If you choose Auto-select pre-registration, you will get 3 of them instead of just one.

December 14th

The latest Gym Cup event is the Fairy Gym Cup, and it went live earlier this week. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from December 14th to December 18th
  • Fairy-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Steel-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before December 23th
  • Jigglypuff figure (R) and EX + UX Cubes available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

November 30th

The latest Gym Cup event is the Water Gym Cup, and it went live earlier today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from November 30th to December 3rd
  • Water-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Electric-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before December 7th
  • Feraligatr (EX figure) and EX Cube available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

November 17th

  • [Event] Today, a new event went live in Pokémon Duel: the Queen Cup Carnival. It runs until November 20th, and allows you to earn a Shiny Ho-Oh figure. To get it, you need to battle against other players online, and earn enough points to afford the figure.

November 8th

The latest Gym Cup event is the Grass Gym Cup, and it went live earlier today. Here’s eveything you need to know about it:

  • Runs from November 8th to November 12th
  • Grass-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Poison-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before November 16th
  • Talonflame (R figure) available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

October 26th

Today, pre-registration for the second Team Match event went live. You have until tomorrow (October 27th) to pre-register, and get a Booster Enhancer as pre-registration bonus. If you choose Auto-select pre-registration, you will get 3 of them instead.

October 18th

Today, a new update for Pokémon Duel went live, adding the following:

  • new figures
  • Pumpkin Time Booster (guaranteed to hold Ghost-type Pokémon)
  • 10 pack Boost (guaranteed to hold a EX or UX drop)

Click here for more details!

October 5th

As announced earlier this week, the latest Gym Cup event is the Poison Gym Cup, and it went live earlier today. Here’s eveything you need to know about it:

  • Runs from October 5th to October 9th
  • Poison-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Psychic-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before October 13th;
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

October 2nd

Today, a new update for Pokémon Duel went live, adding the following:

  • Orange Time Booster (guaranteed to hold either Psychic or Bug-type Pokémon)
  • 10 pack Boost (guaranteed to hold a EX or UX drop)
  • new Plates (Steel and Poison-types)

September 19th

The Team Match event is now live: you can check out more details just below!

The winning team will get a Rare Metal EX. The lowest ranked Team at interim results will get some extra Team Power until the next ones… a way to even out the playing field!

September 15th

Today, pre-registration for Team Match went live and will remain open until September 19th. Click here for more details about the event!

September 13th

Today, a new update was released (click here for more details), and it brings some new figures:

  • EX Figures: Tapu Koko, Vikavolt, Magnezone
  • R Figures: Magneton, Electrode
  • UC Figures: Grubbin, Charjabug, Oricorio Pom-Pom Style

Also, a special 10 pack booster is now available in the store, and is guaranteed to include an EX or UX drop. Finally, to celebrate 26 million downloads worldwide, all players get an EX Darkrai figure as Log-in bonus!

September 6th

Today, a new event went live: the Ghost Gym Cup, running until September 11th. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Ghost-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Dark-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before September 15th;
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

August 16th

Today, a new event went live: the Dragon Gym Cup, running until August 23rd. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Dragon-type Movement 1 and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Ice-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Mega Salamence figure is available as a prize;
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before August 30th;
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

August 8th

Today, the following content went live:

  • Carmenite (new item to boost your Pokémon to Level 10)
  • several new figures
  • Orange Time Booster (guaranteed to hold Dragon or Ice-type Pokémon)
  • 10 pack booster guaranteed to hold EX or UX drops

Click here for more details about about this new content!

July 19th

Today, a new event went live: the Bug Gym Cup, running until July 26th. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Bug-type Movement 1 and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Fire-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Fletchinder and Talonflame figures are available as a prize;
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before August 2nd;
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

July 12th

Today, some new figures (9 in total) + 1 new type of plate + 2 time-limited boosters were added to the game. Click here for more details about all this!

June 29th

Today, a new event went live in Pokémon Duel: the Electric Gym Cup, running until July 6th. Here’s eveything you need to know about it:

  • Electric-type Movement 1 and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Ground-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Electrivire and Elekid figures are available as a prize;
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before July 13th
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

June 14th

Today, a new event went live in Pokémon Duel: the Ground Gym Cup. Here’s eveything you need to know about it:

  • Ground-type Movement 1 and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Water-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Ferligatr figure is available as a prize;
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before June 27th.
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

May 31st

Today, another event for Pokémon Duel went live: the Dark Gym Cup. Here’s everything you need to know abot it:

  • Dark-type Movement 1 and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Fighting-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Darkrai figure is available as a prize;
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before June 13th.
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

May 17th

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: the Rock Gym Cup. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Rock-type Movement 1 and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Steel-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Corsola figure is available as a prize;
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before June 3rd;
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

May 2nd

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: it’s the Water Gym Cup, which is running until May 10th. Here’s what you need to know about it:

  • Water-type Movement 1 and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Grass-types figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak (full list of rewards can be found on Serebii). Said boosters have to be redeemed before May 16th.

April 19th

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: it’s the Grass Gym Cup, which is running until April 26th. Here’s what you need to know about it:

  • Grass-type Movement 1 & 2 figures = +1 for movement
  • Poison-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack)
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak (full list of rewards can be found on Serebii). Said boosters have to be redeemed before May 2nd.

For more details about this event, click here!

April 12th

  • [Special boosters] Orange Time Boosters Orange are now available from League Matches: those are guaranteed to hold either a Grass-type or Poison-type Pokémon (available until April 26th)
  • [Special boosters] Sextuple Boosters are available for purchase (cost: 300 Gems), and give you 6 figures (with at least one EX figure). You can only buy 5 of those (available until April 19th)

April 4th

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: the Fire Gym Cup. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Duration: from April 4th to April 12th
  • Fire-type Movement 1 & 2 figures: +1 for movement
  • Ground-types figures: +20 Attack for each attack
  • special boosters available, that need to be redeemed before April 20th
  • you can get a special trophy if you reach Rank 11 without using any Gems to continue after a loss, and one for ending in the Top 1 000;

For more details about this event, click here!

March 24th

In order to celebrate Pokémon Duel topping 17 million downloads worldwide, there is a special log-in bonus campaign going until April 3rd. Click here for more details.

March 17th

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: the Dragon Gym Cup. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Duration: from March 14th to March 23rd;
  • Dragon-type Movement 1 & 2 figures = +1 Movement
  • Fairy-types  figures = +20 Attack
  • new figures added, including Dragonite (that you can get after winning 35 matches)
  • special boosters, that need to be redeemed before March 30th
  • you can get a special trophy if you reach Rank 11 without using any Gems to continue after a loss, and for ending in the Top 1 000;

For more details about this event, click here!

March 3rd

Until March 14th, you can get Orange Time Booster from League Matches until March 14th. Those always hold either a Fairy or Dragon-type Pokémon.

February 28th

Starting today, players can get a Dragonair figure as log-in bonus.

Source: Serebii

February 23rd

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: it’s the Fighting Gym Cup, that will be live until March 2nd. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Fighting-type MP 1 & 2 figures get +1 MP;
  • Psychic-type attacks get +20;
  • new figures are available from Gym Boosters, that you can get by winning several matches in a row (the bigger your win streak, the better the rewards from the Gym Boosters). Figures include Dragonair and Deoxy Normal Forme. Boosters need to be redeemed before March 9th;
  • you can get a special trophy if you reach Rank 11 without using any Gems to continue after a loss, and for ending in the Top 1 000;

For more details about the events (such as the various rewards for win streaks and the rewards for the total amount of matches won), click here!

A big thanks to Serebii for the details!


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