PokéNews (June 7): Pokémon TCG / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: new English set for the Pokémon TCG announced, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokkén Tournament DX
  • Pokémon TV
  • Game Freak
  • Pokémon Kids TV

Pokémon TCG

Yesterday, the latest English set for the Pokémon TCG was announced: Sun and Moon – Unified Mind, releasing on August 2nd. It features the following:

  • Over 230 cards
  • 8 brand-new TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX (including Mewtwo & Mew-GX, Rowlet & Alolan Exeggutor-GX, Espeon & Deoxys-GX, Garchomp & Giratina-GX, Umbreon & Darkrai-GX)
  • 9 more Pokémon-GX
  • More than 25 Trainer cards and 2 new Special Energy cards

Here’s some pictures:

Also, The Pokémon Company shared an interview with Atsushi Nagashima (Director), about this new expension. Click here to check it out! Here’s an excerpt:

The concept behind Mewtwo & Mew-GX is, in a sense, a destination for TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX. Mew, thought to be the ancestor of all Pokémon, combined with Mewtwo, one of the toughest Pokémon, have exceptional power. They can also use any GX attack thanks to their Perfection Ability, which allows them to use the attacks of any Pokémon-GX or Pokémon-EX on your Bench or in your discard pile (assuming they have the necessary Energy to use each attack). We’ve designed the card so that every Pokémon-GX that has appeared can be put into the deck.

Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon GO

Adventure Week

Due to technical issues, the Adventure Week goal that has you walk 50km in order to earn 50 000 Stardust and 15 Rare Candies has been extended until June 17th!

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

PokéStops

Niantic have announced that the beta version of the PokéStop nomation system is now live in Germany. Once again, it’s only avaialble for players who have reached Level 40.

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Pokémon Duel

Next week, on June 11th (North America) / June 12th (Europe, Japan), the latest Software udpate for Pokémon Duel will be released: Ver. 7.0.11. It will bring the following game balance adjustments:

Buzzwole

  • Superpower: damage increased from 113 to 163
  • Ice Punch: damage increased from 53 to 113

Mega Beedrill

  • Pin Mission: damage increased from 40 to 70

Noivern

  • Boomburst: damage increased from 110 to 150

Golisopod

  • Flying Blow: damage increased from 100 to 130

Ninjask

  • Night Slash: damage increased from 40 to 70

Pinsir

  • Vice Grip: damage increased from 50 to 110

Heracross

  • Horn Attack: damage increased from 60 to 120

Source: Serebii

Pokkén Tournament DX

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

  • Name: Alter Ego Army
  • Type: Basic Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
  • Runs from June 7th to June 9th
  • 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: Alter Ego Army (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 TV

Here’s the latest promo video for Pokémon TV:

Game Freak

Here’s the latest video from the Game Freak YouTube Channel:

Pokémon Kids TV

Here’s the latest videos from the Pokémon Kids TV YouTube Channel:


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