PokéNews (April 30): Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (Zeraora) / Pokémon GO / Pokémon Duel

Today’s Pokémon news: video, screenshots and additional details for Zeraora in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokémon distributions
  • Pokkén Tournament DX
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime
  • Pokémon Center 20th Anniversary
  • Pokkén Tournament (Arcade)
  • Pokémon anime series
  • Pokémon Ga-Olé
  • Tool Assisted Speedrun

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Zeraora

Here’s a short video for Zeraora, showing his signature move: Plasma Fists! It’s an Electrictype move, that turns all Normal-type moves into Electric-type ones for the rest of the turn it’s used in.

If you want to try a battle against Zeraora before it’s distributed, you can use the following code from the PC in Festival Plaza: QKUW-WWWW-WWWL-J5TL. It allows you to check out a video with Zeraora, but also battle it. In this battle, he knows the following moves: Plasma Fists, Close Combat, Thunder Punch, Thunder, and he holds an Air Balloon.

Also, here’s some screenshots for Zeraora:

Source: Gamer / Serebii

Pokémon Duel

Last week, another update for Pokémon Duel was announced. It’s Ver. 6.0.4, and it will be released tomorrow. Here’s all you need to know about it:

Tapu Bulu

  • Full Swing: damage increased from 110 to 120

Terrakion

  • Stone Edge: damage increased from 120 to 130, wheel size increased
  • Protect: wheel size decreased

Aggron

  • Territoriality (Ability): effect changed
  • Iron Tail: damage increased from 120 to 140, wheel size increased
  • Heavy Slam: damage increased from 50 to 90
  • Roar removed, replaced by Brutal Swing

Rayquaza, Shiny Rayquaza

  • Extreme Speed: wheel size increased
  • Break Energy: wheel size decreased
  • Fly: wheel size decreased

Tyranitar

  • Crunch removed, and replaced by Dragon Tail (damage = 90)

Pupitar

  • Figure alteration: Beat Down ability added

As usual, you can find more details about the various Software updates for Pokémon Duel on this page!

But that’s not all… Here’s additional details about the Ver. 6.0.3 update, released last week:

  • fixes issue preventing Mega Evolution when you had a Mega Evolved Pokémon in Ultra Space
  • fixes glitches impacting the Night Slash and Zap Cannon moves, preventing the effects from activating

Source: Serebii

Pokémon distributions

Thanks to promotional material set up in GameStop stores early, we already know that the Yveltal and Xerneas distribution taking place this month will be via Serial Code, that you can get from those stores between May 4th and May 27th. More details about the event, including how and when it will take place in other countries, will be shared at a later date.

More details about the Legendary Pokémon distributions for Pokémon Sun and Moon and Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon can be found on this page!

Also, more details about the Shaymin distribution in Japan, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Pokémon Center stores in Japan, have been revealed. Here’s details about the Pokémon itself:

  • Level: 20
  • Hold item: Everstone
  • Moves: Return, Growth, Seed Flare, Celebrate (a move it usually cannot learn), that becomes Z-Celebrate (boosts all its stats) with a Z-Crystal
  • Available until June 30th

As usual, the list of Serial Codes and Pokémon distributions for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon can be found on this page, and those for Pokémon Sun and Moon on this one:

Source: Serebii

Pokémon GO

Last week, it was announced that the next set of Frield Research tasks would go live on May 1st at 1PM PDT / 4PM EDT / 9PM BST / 10PM CEST / 5AM JST (May 2nd). This one will focus on Flying and Electric-type Pokémon, with some skill-based tasks.

Also, here’s a video clip showing how the latest loading screen, featuring Professor Willow, was created:

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Pokkén Tournament DX

Last week, the latest Official Group Match for Pokkén Tournament DX went live. 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

Also, the next Official Group Match has already been announced:

  • Name: Sonic Slash
  • Type: Basic Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
  • Runs from May 4th to May 6th
  • 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: Sonic Slash (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

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime

Here’s the latest preview for the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series:

Pokémon Center 20th Anniversary

Here’s a retrospective video of the Pokémon series, currently shown in the Pokémon Center DX Tokyo store (to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Pokémon Center stores):

And here’s a video of the Poncho Pikachu Show, that was held at Sunshine City yesterday:

Pokkén Tournament (Arcade)

Last week, the latest Special Bonus Event for Pokkén Tournament on Arcade went live in Japan. It runs until May 6th, and allows you to get the following:

  • new Support Pokémon sets
  • new skills
  • new Lucky Avatar Items
  • new titles
  • and more…

Here’s some pictures:

Source: Bandai-Namco

Pokémon anime series

Here’s the remaining Pokémon anime series songs, uploaded to celebrate the 1000th episode in the United States:

Also, here’s video with some facts about the anime series:

Pokémon Ga-Olé

Here’s the latest video for the Pokémon Ga-Olé game on Arcade:

Tool Assisted Speedrun

Here’s the latest Tool Assisted Speedrun video for a Pokémon game:

  • Pokémon: Blue Version (GameBoy) “Gotta Catch ‘Em All!” by luckytyphlosion in 37:55.33

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