PokéNews (July 12): Pokémon Sword and Shield / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: various tidbits for Pokémon Sword and Shield, but also…

  • Pokkén Tournament DX
  • Pokémon GO
  • Aerodactyl distribution (Pokémon World Championships)
  • Pokémon Duel

Pokémon Sword and Shield

Here’s a scan from the latest issue of CoroCoro magazine (which comes out on July 13th in Japan), showcasing Duraludon using the move from the move naming contest helder earlier this year:

Also, more retailers have been announced for the Tracksuit outfit:

  • UK and Spain = GAME
  • UK = ShopTo
  • Ireland = Smyths Toy Store
  • Italy = Gamestop
  • Japan = 7 Eleven

Pokémon Sword and Shield (Switch) comes out on November 15th worldwide.

Source: CoroCoro
Via: Serebii

Pokkén Tournament DX

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

  • Name: Final Flicker
  • Type: Team Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
  • Runs from June 21st to June 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: Final Flicker (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 has already been announced:

  • Name: Deep Blue Monarch
  • Type: Team Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
  • Runs from July 26th to July 28th
  • 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: Deep Blue Monarch (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 GO

Chansey event (Japan)

In Japan, a special event featuring Chansey has been announced as part of the Fukushima and The Chansey Peach Festival. From July 22nd to August 4th, if you take a Snapsho while in Fukushima, Chansey will photobomb your picture, and you will get a chance to capture it… but only once a day!

Source: Serebii

Aerodactyl distribution (Pokémon World Championships)

The Pokémon Company have announced that players who attend the Pokémon World Championships, to be held from August 16th to August 18th in Washington DC, will be able to get a special Aerodactyl for Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon.

Here’s details about the Pokémon:

  • Level: 50
  • Ability: Unnerve
  • Held Item: Rare Bone
  • Moves:
    • Celebrate
    • Ancient Power
    • Rock Polish
    • Wide Guard

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

Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Duel

Yesterday, the latest event for Pokémon Duel went live. Here’s all you need to know:

  • What: Gym Cup (Water-type figures get movement bonus, and Electric-type Pokémon gets +20 for their White and Gold attacks)
  • When: July 11th to July 15th
  • Reward: Feraligatr figure

Source: official Twitter account
Via: Serebii


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