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PokéNews (June 19): Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon / Pokémon GO / Pokémon Shuffle

Today’s Pokémon news: last Global Mission and Zeraora distribution (Japan) for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon successful, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon: Everyone’s Story
  • Pokémon Shuffle
  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime
  • Pokémon TCG
  • LINE
  • International Expo
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!
  • MonCollé

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Zeraora distribution (Japan)

Yesterday, the latest issue of CoroCoro magazine revealed that Zeraora will be distributed to fans who go watch the latest Pokémon movie (Everyone’s Story) in theatres, in Japan. The distribution is for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, and runs from July 13th to September 30th.

Here’s details about Zeraora:

  • Level: 50
  • Moves: Plasma Fists, Thunder Punch, Close Combat, Thunder
  • Hold Item: Air Balloon

Also, players will also be able to get a Pokémon Ga-Olé disc (for Arcades). Here’s a promo video for it:

Here’s a scan from CoroCoro magazine:

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

Source: CoroCoro
Via: Serebii

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Global Mission

Today, the latest and last Global Mission for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon ended, and it was a success with over 47 000 000 FC spent. Here’s all you need to know:

Global Mission #8 – Play in Festival Plaza

  • Goal: Spend 5,000,000 Festival Coins (FC)
  • Result: 47 661 005 FC spent
  • Takes place from June 5th to June 19th
  • Rewards: 2 000 Festival Coins (success) / 1 000 Festival Coins (failure)
  • Pokémon Global Link bonus: rewards x2

Source: Pokémon Global Link

Pokémon GO

Yesterday, Niantic announced the addition of various Friend Features in Pokémon GO (check out this post for more details). The update has already gone live in some countries, allowing us to get additional details about the update. Alongside the features mentioned yesterday, the following changes were also made to the game:

  • adds a new badges related to the Friend Features (including Pokémon Trades)
  • adds a tab for Gym-related notifications
  • UI fixes (EXP bar, location of Pokémon met)
  • various bug fixes

As usual, you can find more details about the various Software updates for Pokémon GO on this page!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon: Everyone’s Story

Last week, it was announced that Koichi Yamadera would voice not one, but two characters in Pokémon: Everyone’s Story, the latest Pokémon movie. The two characters are: Mayor Oliver, and Zeraora. He’s appeared in all Pokémon movies so far.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Shuffle

Here’s the latest set of content for Pokémon Shuffle:

  • Ultra Challenge: Tapu Bulu
  • Great Challenges: Alolan Ninetales, Delcatty (Winking), Tornadus Therian Forme, Ribombee, Golisopod
  • Daily Pokémon: Lunatone, Tyrogue, Castform, Mantyke, Solrock
  • One Chance Per Day: Frillish (Female)
  • Competitive Stage: Mega Houndoom
  • Pokémon Safari: Hoothoot, Pineco, Ledyba, Houndour, Noibat, Noctowl, Ledian, Forretress, Mantine, Vivillon Pokéball Pattern

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Duel

Last week, a brand new Software update for Pokémon Duel went live: Ver. 6.0.9. It requires 247MB of free space on iOS devices, and provides the following:

  • bug fix for the Serene Light ability
  • adds the Shiny Tapu Koko and Shiny Genesect figures

As usual, you can find more details about the various Software updates for Pokémon Duel on this page!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime

Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing on June 28th in Japan:


Pokémon TCG

Today, The Pokémon Company announced that the next expansion for the Pokémon TCG, Sun and Moon: Celestial Storm, will be released on August 3rd in the United Kingdom (and most likely North America). This one features the following:

  • Over 160 cards, including:3 new Prism Star cards (Latios, Latias, and Jirachi)
  • 11 Pokémon-GX (including Articuno-GX, Blaziken-GX, Scizor-GX, Stakataka-GX, and Rayquaza-GX)
  • 27 Trainer cards

Each booster pack includes the following:

  • 10 cards from the expansion
  • at least 1 rare card
  • 1 basic Energy card

Here’s a couple of pictures:

Source: The Pokémon Company PR


Last week, The Pokémon Company released a brand new Pokémon theme for the LINE app on smart devices. It features Eevee and its evolutions, and it costs 180 Yen / 2.99€ / £2.29 / $2.99. You can get it from the https://store.line.me/themeshop/product/9c109786-c272-4079-8ae4-7c94cd2faa3c?id=9c109786-c272-4079-8ae4-7c94cd2faa3c.

Here’s some pictures:

Source: 4Gamer
Via: Serebii

International Expo

Here’s something rather unexpected… the concept video for the International Expo in Osaka & Kansai in 2025, which prominently features various Pokémon: click here to check it out (no embeds allowed, unfortunately).

Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Here’s the preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!, airing this Sunday in Japan:



Here’s the latest two promo videos for the MonCollé figures:


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