Today’s Pokémon news: various tidbits for Pokémon GO, but also…
- Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Battle Competition
- Pokkén Tournament DX
- Pokémon Duel
- Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime series
- Pokémon merchandise
- Pikachu Great Outbreack-chu
Since yesterday, and until August 16th, you can find Registeel in Raid Battles in Pokémon GO (and more precisely Tier 5 ones). But that’s not all: Alolan Exeggutor, Alolan Marowak, and Alolan Raichu are also available as Raid Bosses!
Also, to celebrate the San Diego Comic-Con (taking place this week-end), the following Unown letters are spawning near the convention center in San Diego: S, D, C, O, M, I, and N. You can get them until Sunday!
Finally, a new t-shirt is now available (for free!), to celebrate the Pokémon Fest that was successfully held last week-end in Chicago. Here’s what it looks like:
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Battle Competition
Today, a new Battle Competition for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon was announced. It’s called the Let’s Go! Cup, and here’s all you need to know about it:
- Pokémon allowed: Pikachu and Eevee (Pokémon transferred via Poké Transporter are allowed)
- Pokémon banned: all the others!
- Battles: Single Battle, only one Pokémon per team;
- Level: 50 (lowered if above that);
- Items: no restrictions;
- Participation prize: mobile size wallpaper (featuring the Pokémon that was selected the most by players)
- Registration: July 26th to August 2nd;
- Battles: August 3rd to August 5th;
- Results announced sometime in August
Source: Pokémon Global Link
Pokkén Tournament DX
Today, the latest Official Group Match for Pokkén Tournament DX went live. Here’s all you need to know:
- Name: Gatling Flame Kicks
- Type: Team Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
- Runs from July 20th to July 22nd
- 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: Gatling Flame Kicks (title)
- Ranking Prizes:
- Places 1 to 10 – Chrom League Master
- Places 11 to 30 – Red League Master
- Places 31 to 60 – Blue League Master
- Places 61 to 100 – Green League Master
Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: the latest Team Match. This time, you can choose between Team Leafeon, Team Glaceon, and Team Sylveon. This event allows you to get Time Boosters that may contain Shiny Eevee or Shiny Umbreon. It runs until July 23rd!
As usual, you can find more details about the various events for Pokémon Duel on this page!
Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime series
Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing on July 26th in Japan:
Here’s some Pokémon Destinations merchandise, available from the Pokémon Center Online website:
Pikachu Great Outbreack-chu
Here’s some more pictures for the Pikachu Great Outbreack-chu, including the amphibious bus that will run frim July 21st to August 31st as part of the event: