PokéNews (March 10): Pokémon Sun and Moon / Pokkén Tournament (Arcade)

Today’s Pokémon news: various Pokémon Sun and Moon news, but also…

  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime series
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – TCG
  • Pokkén Tournament (Arcade)
  • Pokémon Center

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Pikachu distribution (Japan)

Following the Tohoku earhquake in March 2011, The Pokémon Company launched the Pokémon With You charity campaign, that aims at providing relief to the regions that were the most affected by this earthquake.

And this year again, The Pokémon Company is running a special promotion for their Pokémon With You campaign. Thanks to this promotion, players can get a special Pikachu for Pokémon Sun and Moon, from March 11th to March 31st, via a Serial Code. To get that serial code, all you have to do is make a donation for the campaign.

This special Pikachu is Level 10, holds a Sweet Heart, and knows the following moves:

  • Bestow (that it normally cannot get without breeding)
  • Hold Hands
  • Returns
  • Play Nice

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

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Battle Competition

Yesterday, registration for the latest Battle Competition for Pokémon Sun and Moon started. It’s called the Kanto X Alola Regional Rumble, and here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Format: Single Battle, 3 Pokémon per battle;
  • Pokémon restrictions: only Pokémon from the Kanto region, and those from the Alolan Pokédex, with the exception of Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, and Magearna;
  • Item restrictions: all items allowed except Mega Stone. Two Pokémon cannot be holding the same Hold Item;
  • Level: 1 to 100, but level capped to 50 during battles
  • Registration: March 9th to March 16th. Participant limit: 50 000
  • Battles: March 17th to March 19th, with a limit of 15 battles/player and /day;
  • Results: announced sometime in April;
  • Participation gift (must complete at least 3 battles): Pidgeotite Mega Stone and Steelixite Mega Stone.

You can check out more details about the Battle Competition over at the Pokémon Global Link. If you want to practice ahead of the actual competition, you can use the Download Rules to download the rules for it.

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime series

Here’s the previews for the next two episodes of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing on March 16th and March 23rd respectively:



Pokémon Sun and Moon – TCG

Here’s the latest two TV commercials for the Pokémon Trading Card Games in Japan, focusing on Mimikyu:


Pokkén Tournament (Arcade)

Yesterday, a new event for Pokkén Tournament (Arcade) went live in Japan. As you can expect, it’s Spring-themed, and it features the following:

  • new mission panel to complete, with various rewards to unlock (including Espeon and Umbreon as Support Pokémon, new customisation items for your avatar, and special titles);
  • special bonus goodies, such as Support Pokémon sets, new customisation items for your avatar, and special titles);
  • special customisation items for your avatar via the Pokkén Tournament web portal

Source: official website

Pokémon Center

Here’s pictures of goodies to be distributed from March 16th at the Pokémon Center Kyoto store, to celebrate its 1st Anniversary:

And here’s some pictures of goodies to be available in Pokémon Center stores across Japan, as part of the Pokémon With You charity campaign:

Source: The Pokémon Company (1 / 2)



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