PokéNews (July 4): Pokémon Sun and Moon (Mega Stones, Battle Competition) / Pokémon Shuffle

Today’s Pokémon news: latest Pokémon Sun and Moon news (Mega Stones, Battle Competition), but also…

  • Pokémon Shuffle
  • Pokémon The Movie
  • Pokémon merchandise
  • 2017 Pokémon North American International Championships

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Mega Stones

It’s time for the latest Mega Stone distribution! If you participated in the tiny tourney, you can get your participation prize from the Pokémon Global Link… a Galladite, a Gardevoirite, and a Lopunnite! To claim yours, simply log in to the Pokémon Global Link, and then click on this link here. Once you have your code, make sure you redeem it via the Mystery Gift menu in Pokémon Sun and Moon before July 31st.

If you didn’t participate in the tiny tourney, no problem! Those Mega Stones will be distributed to all players via a separate Serial Code later this year.

The list of Serial Codes for Pokémon Sun and Moon has been updated!

Source: Pokémon Global Link

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Battle Competition

Today, a new Battle Competition for Pokémon Sun and Moon was announced. It’s called the Weakness Cup, and here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Format: Double Battles, 4 Pokémon per battle;
  • Pokémon restrictions: National Pokédex No. 001 through 799 only (Pokémon transferred via Poké Transporter are allowed)
  • Pokémon banned: Mythical and some Legendary Pokémon, and Pokémon with less than 5 weaknesses;
  • Item restrictions: only Weakness Policy and any Berries that lessen the damage taken from supereffective attacks are allowed. Mega Stone are banned. Two Pokémon cannot be holding the same Hold Item;
  • Level: 1 to 100, but level capped to 50 during battles
  • Registration: July 20th to July 27th. Participant limit: TBC
  • Battles: July 28th to July 30th, with a limit of 15 battles/player and /day;
  • Results: announced sometime in August;
  • Participation gift (must complete at least 3 battles): Ampharosite, Altarianite, Latiosite, and Latiasite Mega Stones.

You can check out more details about the Battle Competition over at the Pokémon Global Link. If you want to train for this Battle Competition, you can get the rules from the Festival Plaza in Pokémon Sun and Moon.

Pokémon Shuffle

Today, some new and returning content was added to Pokémon Shuffle:

  • a special stage featuring Kalos Cap Pikachu is now available until July 11th;
  • a special stage featuring Deoxys Attack Forme is now available until July 18th;
  • a special stage featuring Rayquaza Costume Pikachu is now live until July 18th. You can only play it once a day, though it becomes easier to catch every time;
  • a new Pokémon Safari featuring Sandshrew, Sandslash, Barboach, Whiscash, Zigzagoon, Linoone , Shiny Rayquaza, and Shiny Rayquaza Costume Pikachu is now available until July 18th;
  • the special stages featuring Regirock and Cresselia are now available until July 18th.

Also, rewards from the Shiny Mega Gyarados event are now available. Here’s what you can claim until July 11th:

  • Top 100 players in Europe, Top 100 players in North America, and Top 500 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 5 Mega Speedup, 10 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 300 players in Europe, Top 400 players in North America, and Top 1 500 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 4 Mega Speedup and 8 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 500 players in Europe, Top 800 players in North America, and Top 3 000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 3 Mega Speedup and 6 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 900 players in Europe, Top 1 300 players in North America, and Top 5 000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 2 Mega Speedup and 4 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 1 800 players in Europe, Top 2 500 players in North America, and Top 10  000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 2 Mega Speedup and 2 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 3 600 players in Europe, Top 5 100 players in North America, and Top 20  000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 5 400 players in Europe, Top 8 000 players in North America, and Top 30  000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Skill Booster M;
  • Top 7 200 players in Europe, Top 10 000 players in North America, and Top 40  000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Disruption Delay;
  • Top 9 000 players in Europe, Top 13 000 players in North America, and Top 50  000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, Attack Power;
  • Top 13 000 players in Europe, Top 18 000 players in North America, and Top 70  000 players in Japan = 1 Disruption Delay, Attack Power;
  • Not Ranked: 1 Attack Power.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon The Movie

Here’s the music video for the ending of the latest Pokémon movie (Pokémon, I Choose You, opening next week in Japan):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJbjq2PNKkY

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s some pictures of various Pokémon plushies:

 

Source: The Pokémon Company

2017 Pokémon North American International Championships

Missed the 2017 Pokémon North American International Championships, that took place over the week-end in the United States? Fret not: recordings of the finals are available on YouTube. You will find them in the playlist below!


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