Today’s Pokémon news: new promotional picture for Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution, but also…
- Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!
- Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
- Pokémon merchandise
- Game Freak
Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution
Here’s the latest promotional picture for Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution:
Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution comes out on July 12th in Japan.
Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!
Here’s the trailer for the Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! demo, released earlier this week worldwide:
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Yesterday, registration for the latest Battle Competition for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the 2019 International Challenge February, went live. Here’s all you need to know about it:
- Pokémon allowed: National Pokédex (No. 001 to 807)
- Pokémon banned: Mythicals Pokémon, Ash-Greninja
- Pokémon restrictions: only two Legendary Pokémon per team (Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Groudon, Kyogre, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunal, Necrozma). Black clover required (caught, traded, hatched, or obtained via official distribution in Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, or Ultra Moon)
- Battles: Double, 4 Pokémon sent to battle
- Level: 50 (lowered if above that)
- Rules: Moon Series regulations (2019 Video Game Championship Series)
- Restrictions: Z-Moves allowed
- Item restrictions: Ultranecrozium Z, the Blue Orb, the Red Orb, Mega Stones, and duplicate Hold Items not allowed
- Participation prize: Shiny Tapu Bulu (all players), Championship Points (top players only)
- Registration: February 14th to February 21st
- Battles: February 22nd to February 24th
If you want to train, you can download the rules from the Festival Plaza. More details about the various distributions for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon can be found on this page!
Here’s some pictures for the second set of Pokémon Choco Eggs (or rather, the toys included inside them) from Japan:
Here’s the latest video from the Game Freak YouTube Channel: