PokéNews (Jan. 27): Pokémon Sun and Moon / Pokémon Global Link

Today’s Pokémon news: battles for the Alola Friendly (Pokémon Sun and Moon) have begun, but also…

  • Pokémon Global Link
  • Pokémon Generations

Alola Friendly

Today, battles for the second battle competition for Pokémon Sun and Moon went live. Here’s all you need to know:

  • Format: Single Battle, 3 Pokémon per battle;
  • Pokémon restrictions: only Pokémon from the Alolan Pokédex, with the exception of all Mythical and Legendary Pokémon;
  • Item restrictions: all items allowed except Mega Stone. Two Pokémon cannot be holding the same Hold Item;
  • Level: 50 (if above, automatically lowered to 50)
  • Registration: January 19th to January 26th. Participant limit: 50 000
  • Battles: January 27th to January 29th, with a limit of 15 battles/player and /day;
  • Participation gift (must compelte at least 3 battles): 50 Battle Points.

Speaking of Pokémon Sun and Moon, Nintendo uploaded a special video to celebrate the release of the update for Pokémon Bank (and Poké Transporter). In this video, Junichi Masuda tries to name as many Pokémon as he can within 20 seconds!

Finally, here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing on February 2nd in Japan:


Pokémon Global Link

Yesterday, we reported that The Pokémon Company had started banning players using modified save files in Pokémon Sun and Moon. Today, an official notice in English was posted on the Pokémon Global Link, and can be found on this page!

Pokémon Generations

Today, The Pokémon Company uploaded Episode 13 to 15 of Pokémon Generations in Japanese. You can check them out in the YouTube playlist below!

Speaking of Pokémon Generations, it will soon be added to the Nintendo Anime Channel in Europe. It will replace Pokémon Advanced, on March 31st.

Source: Mike (Miiverse)



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