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Pokémon news (May 10): Pokémon Shuffle / Pokémon OR/AS

Today’s Pokémon news:

  • Pokémon Shuffle
  • Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
  • Pokémon European National Championships
  • Special Battle Season 16
  • Pokémon Comaster

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Pokémon Shuffle

Today, some new content for Pokémon Shuffle went live:

  • a special stage featuring Bellossom (available until May 17th)
  • re-run of the Thundurus (available until May 17th 2016), with an increased capture rate each day
  • a special challenge for Mega Swampert, which a Fast Match stage (boosts the amount of points gained by 50% if matched quickly from the last match). As usual, the reward you get depends on your overall rank at the end of the competition:
  1. Top 2,500 players in Europe, Top 3,500 players in North America, Top 10,000 players in Japan = Swampertite + Raise Max Level
  2. Top 15,000 players on Mobile = Swampertite + Raise Max Level
  3. Top 15,000 players in Europe, Top 22,000 players in North America, Top 60,000 players in Japan = Swampertite (or Mega Speedup if you already won a Swampertite)
  4. Top 80,000 players on Mobile = Swampertite (or Mega Speedup if you already won a Swampertite)
  5. Top 20,000 players in Europe, Top 30,000 players in North America, Top 80,000 players in Japan = Attack Power
  6. Top 120,000 players on Mobile = Attack Power
  7. Not ranked = Disruption Delay

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire

Yesterday, The Pokémon Company sent a press release to give details about Pokémon European National Championships, and revealed that Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire have sold over 3 million units since launch in Europe. Unfortunately, we don’t know which version sold the most.

Source: The Pokémon Company

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Pokémon European National Championships

Here’s some details about the Pokémon European National Championships. First, a reminder of when they take place:

  • May 14–15: Liverpool, UK (Exhibition Centre Liverpool)
  • May 21–22: Kassel, Germany (Kongress Palais Kassel)
  • June 11–12: Milan, Italy (Mediolanum Forum, Assago MI)

Fans who want to follow those events online will be able to do so via three separate livestreams for each championship:

  • Pokémon Trading Card Game National Championships (link)
  • Pokémon Video Game National Championships (link)
  • Pokkén Tournament Championship Series (link)

Also, players who attend the events will get a Shiny Machamp, which is similar to the one used by last year’s Senior Division Video Game World Champion.

Source: The Pokémon Company PR

Special Battle Season 16

Today, The Pokémon Company announced the rules for the Special Battle Season 16:

  • Runs from May 17th to July 19th 2016
  • Games: Pokémon X and Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire
  • Rules VGC 2016 ruleset
  • Battles: Double Battle
  • Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
  • Pokémon restrcitions: up to 2 Legendary Pokémon from that list are allowed: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, and Zygarde
  • Banned Pokémon: Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Deoxys, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Diancie, and Hoopa.
  • Banned Pokémon: Pokémon not captured or hatched in Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby, or Alpha Sapphire
  • Level: 50 (lowered if above that)
  • Pokémon sent in battle: 4 Pokémon out of your 6
  • Item restrictions: two Pokémon cannot be holding the same hold item.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Comaster

Here’s the latest batch of screenshots for Pokémon Comaster:

Source: 4Gamer.net


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