PokéNews (March 6): Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (Global Mission, more) / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: various tidbits for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (including the latest Global Mission), but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Shuffle
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime
  • Pokémon Championships
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Global Mission

Today, the latest Global Mission went live. Here’s all you need to know about it:

Global Mission #5 – Trade Pokémon at the GTS

  • Goal: trade 1 000 000 Pokémon
  • Takes place from March 6th to March 20th
  • Rewards: 2 000 Festival Coins (success) / 1 000 Festival Coins (failure)
  • Pokémon Global Link bonus: rewards x2

You can find more details about the Global Missions on this page!

Source: Pokémon Global Link

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

Yesterday, a new Pokémon distribution for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon went live in Japan. It allow players to get a Serial Code for a Special Pikachu by donating to the Pokémon with You charity campaign. This Special Pikachu comes with Sweet Heart, and knows the following moves: Bestow, Hold Hand, Return, and Play Nice. The distribution runs until April 3rd.

You can find more details about the various Serial Codes for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on this page!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Special Battle Season 9

Today, the rules for the Special Battle Season 9 were revealed. Here’s all you need to know:

  • Runs from March 13th to May 14th
  • Games: Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
  • Item restrictions: no Mega Stones, Z-Crystals, Focus Sash, or Eviolite. Also, no two Pokémon can have the same Hold Item
  • Battle type: Double Battle, 2 Pokémon selected for the battle
  • Pokémon allowed: National Pokédex
  • Pokémon restrictions: no more than 1 of the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, and Marshadow
  • Pokémon level: 50 (lowered if above that)

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Serial Code

Heads up for players who participated in the Ultra Sinnoh Classic Online Competition (with at least one battle fought): you can now claim your participation prize: 50 Battle Points. To claim your Serial Code, simply log-in to the Pokémon Global Link, and then click here.

Here’s how to claim your Serial Code:

  • select Mystery Gift from the main menu
  • select Receive Gift
  • Get with Code/Password
  • follow the prompts to enter your special code

You have until April 30th to claim your Battle Points!

You can find more details about the various Serial Codes for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on this page!

Source: Pokémon Global Link

Pokémon GO

Yesterday, the legendary week of Raid Battles came to an end, and it’s Rayquaza who cam out on top! This means that until March 16th, Pokémon that prefer windy weather will hatch more often from Eggs. Also, such Pokémon will also appear more frequently at Raid Battles, and to reward players for their hard work, you can get double XP until March 16th.

Rayquaza will continue to appear in Raid Battles until March 16th, and special boxes containing Premium Raid Passes are available until March 11th.

 

Source: Niantic

Pokémon Shuffle

Today, some returning content for Pokémon Shuffle went live:

  • the Ultra Challenge featuring Meloetta Pirouette Forme is back until March 13th;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Clefairy (Winking) is also back until March 13th;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Alolan Marowak is also back until March 13th;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Wobuffet is also back until March 13th;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Celebi is also back until March 13th;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Regirock is also back until March 13th;
  • a new set of Daily Pokémon is now live: Clefairy (Winking), Charmander (Winking), Squirtle (Winking), Bulbasaur (Winking), Jigglypuff (Winking), available until March 13th;
  • the One Chance Per Day stage features Tornadus Incarnate Forme until March 13th;
  • the Special Stage featuring Yveltal is back until March 13th;
  • the Escalation Battle featuring Lation is also back, but until March 20th.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime

Here’s the latest promo video for the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceVPxfhI1_w

Pokémon Championships

Here’s plenty of videos for the 2017 Pokémon Memphis Regional Championships, uploaded by The Pokémon Company last week:

Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPI0qI27yNU


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