PokéNews (April 20): Pokémon Duel / Pokkén Tournament DX

Today’s Pokémon news: latest event and update for Pokémon Duel, but also…

  • Pokkén Tournament DX
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Pokémon distributions
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Battle Competition
  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime
  • Pikachu Great Outbreack-chu

Pokémon Duel

Earlier this week, Pokémon Duel received another update: Ver. 6.0.2. It adds several new figures:

  • UX Figures = Shiny Mega Gengar
  • EX Figures = Shiny Gengar

In order to get tose two figures, you need to either buy a special pack of Gems (that provides Gems for the next week, but also a daily amount of them for the next month), or get them from Material Exchange. Also, if you’re rank 1 500 or higher, you can now access to the pre-tournament features.Finally, the April Booster B packs are now available: they include CLv. 1 figures.

Also, 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!

Source: Serebii

Pokkén Tournament DX

Today, the latest Official Group Match for Pokkén Tournament DX went live. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Name: Outrage Smasher
  • Type: Team Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
  • Runs from April 20th to April 23rd
  • Time: 3AM PT to 7PM PT / 6AM ET to 10PM ET / 5AM GMT to 9PM GMT / 6AM CET to 10AM CET / 6AM JST to 10PM JST
  • Participation prize: Outrage Smasher (title)
  • Ranking Prizes:
  1. Places 1 to 10 – Chrom League Master
  2. Places 11 to 30 – Red League Master
  3. Places 31 to 60 – Blue League Master
  4. Places 61 to 100 – Green League Master

Also, the next one was announced, and it’s a re-rerun of the first one. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Name: FSBC Volt Shock Fist
  • Type: Basic Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
  • Runs from April 25th to May 4th
  • Time: 3AM PT to 7PM PT / 6AM ET to 10PM ET / 5AM GMT to 9PM GMT / 6AM CET to 10AM CET / 6AM JST to 10PM JST
  • Participation prize: Volt Shock Fist (title)
  • Ranking Prizes:
  1. Places 1 to 10 – Chrom League Master
  2. Places 11 to 30 – Red League Master
  3. Places 31 to 60 – Blue League Master
  4. Places 61 to 100 – Green League Master

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Pokémon distributions

Earlier this, another Pokémon distribution was announced, and it’s once again for South Korea. In order to celebrate the opening of a Pokémon pop-up store in Triple Street, a special Pikachu will be distributed. This Pikachu is Level 10, with Statics as its Ability. It knows Surf and Fly (two moves it usually cannot learn), along with Thunderbolt and Quick Attack. The distribution will take place on April 27th.

Speaking of Pokémon distributions, if you live in Canada, make sure to check out your inbox for the latest issue of the official Pokémon newsletter: it includes your Serial Code for either Raikou or Entei! If you live in the United States, you will be able to get yours from Target stores starting this Sunday. Check out this post for more details!

As usual, you can find more details about the various Pokémon distribution for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on this page!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Battle Competition

Yesterday, registrations for the latest Battle Competition for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon went. It’s called the Ultra Kalos Classic, and here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Pokémon allowed: Pokémon from the Kalos Pokédex (including those brought via Poké Transporter, but excluding Alolan variants)
  • Pokémon banned: Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Mewtwo, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Alolan Forms and Ash-Greninja
  • Battles: Single Battles, Team of 6 Pokémon and 3 sent to battle;
  • Level: 50 (dropped to 50 if above);
  • Items: all allowed, except Z Crystals. Two Pokémon cannot have the same Hold Item;
  • Participation prize: 50 Battle Points (need to battle at least once)
  • Registration: April 19th to April 26th
  • Battles: April 27th to April 29th
  • Results announced sometime in May

Source: Pokémon Global Link

Pokémon GO

More details about the upcoming Pokémon Community Day (taking place on May 19th) have been revealed. During the event, Lure Modules will last 3 hours, and you will be able to get 3 times the usual amount of Stardust when catching Pokémon.

Also, Niantic has announced that the Special Boxes containing Lucky Eggs, Star Pieces, and Raid Passes, that went live for the previous Community Day, will remain available until April 24th.

Source: Niantic / Niantic (Twitter)

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing on April 26th in Japan:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LStc3d1PiNQ

Pikachu Great Outbreack-chu

Here’s some concept pictures for this year’s Pikachu Great Outbreack-chu event, which will have the following theme: “Science is Amazing!”.

Source: Famitsu


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