PokéNews (Jan. 24): Pokémon Shuffle / Pokémon Sun and Moon / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: new content available for Pokémon Shuffle, but also…

  • Pokémon Sun and Moon
  • Pokémon GO
  • Shiny Magikarp distribution
  • Pokémon Center
  • Alolan Vulpix

Pokémon Shuffle

Today, some new content for Pokémon Shuffle went live:

  • a special stage featuring Totodile (Winking) is now available, until January 31st;
  • a special stage featuring Wailord is now available, until February 7th;
  • the Pokémon Safari featuring Shellder, Cloyster, Shiny Magikarp, Shiny Gyarados, Pidove, Tranquill, Unfezant, Snorunt (Winking), and Glalie (Winking) is now available, until February 7th;
  • the special stages featuring Gyarados, Kyogre, and Groudon are all back until February 7th.

Also, rewards are being sent out for the Mega Houndoom challenge stage. Here’s the rewards you can claim:

  • Top 200 players in Europe , Top 1 000 players in Japan = 5 Raise Max Level, 5 Mega Speedup, 1 Houndoominite;
  • Top 500 players in Europe, Top 2 500 players in Japan = 4 Raise Max Level, 4 Mega Speedup, 1 Houndoominite;
  • Top 1 000 players in Europe, Top 5 000 in Japan = 3 Raise Max Level, 3 Mega Speedup, 1 Houndoominite;
  • Top 2 000 in Europe, Top 10 000 players in Japan = 2 Raise Max Level, 2 Mega Speedup, 1 Houndoominite
  • Top 4 000 players in Europe, Top 20 000 players in Japan = 1 Raise Max Level, 1 Mega Speedup, 1 Houndoominite;
  • Top 6 000 players in Europe, Top 30 000 players in Japan = 1 Mega Speedup, 1 Skill Booster M, 1 Houndoominite;
  • Top 9 000 players in Europe, Top 45 000 players in Japan = 1 Disruption Delay, 1 Exp. Booster L, 1 Houndoominite;
  • Top 12 000 in Europe, Top 60 000 players in Japan = 1 Houndoominite, 1 Disruption Delay;
  • Top 16 000 in Europe, Top 80 000 in Japan = 1 Attack Power, 1 Disruption Delay;
  • Not ranked = Attack Power.

You have until January 31st to claim your reward, using the check-in feature in-game.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Sun and Moon

Today, The Pokémon Company announced that the third Global Mission for Pokémon Sun and Moon would be live from January 31st to February 14th. This time around, players will have to trade as many Pokémon as possible via the internet (and more precisely the PGS). Unfortunately, we don’t know how many Pokémon players will have to trade, or what the rewards will be, but no doubt those will be announced in the upcoming days!

Source: The Pokémon Company
Via: Serebii

Pokémon GO

It’s been a while since Pokémon GO was last launched in new countries, most likely due to the game already being available in pretty much all countries where there isn’t legislation preventing its release (such as China, for example). Today, Pokémon GO was finally released in one such country: South Korea. A new update was even released, adding support for Korean language.

Source: Niantic

Shiny Magikarp distribution

Yesterday, a new distribution for Pokémon Sun and Moon was announced for some Asian countries (Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia, specifically). Players can get a Serial Code for a Shiny Magikarp from participating stores.

Here’s details about this Shiny Magikarp:

  • Level: 19
  • Hold Item: Rare Candy
  • Moves: Splash, Bounce
  • Availability period: January 28th to February 3rd (code itself can be used until February 6th).

The Pokémon Sun and Moon Events page has been updated!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Center

Do you think that Pikachu wearing Pokémon hoodies is just the cutest? If yes, then make sure to head over to Pokémon-Center.com, where several new plushies and keychains are now available!

Unfortunately, Pokémon-Center.com only ships to addresses located in the United States.

Alolan Vulpix

Here’s a promotion video for the Alolan Vulpix distribution, which begins on February 1st in all Pokémon Center stores across Japan:




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