PokéNews (May 17) – Pokémon Sun and Moon / Pokémon Duel

Today’s Pokémon news: registration now open for the latest Battle Competition for Pokémon Sun and Moon, but also…

  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Battle Competition

Today, registrations for the latest Battle Competition for Pokémon Sun and Moon went live. It’s called the 2017 International Challenge May, and here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Format: Double Battles, 4 Pokémon per battle;
  • Pokémon restrictions: only Pokémon caught, traded, hatched, or received as Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sun and Moon, that can found in the Alola Pokédex (also, only the Alolan form of Pokémon from the Kanto region can be used);
  • Pokémon banned: 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: May 17th to May 25th. Participant limit: 50 000
  • Battles: May 26th to May 28th, with a limit of 15 battles/player and /day;
  • Results: announced sometime in June;
  • Participation gift (must complete at least 3 battles): Tyranitarite, Abomasite, and Manectite Mega Stones. Also, some participants will also receive some Championship Points.

You can check out more details about the Battle Competition over at the Pokémon Global Link.

Source: Pokémon Global Link

Pokémon Duel

Today, a new event for Pokémon Duel went live: the Rock Gym Cup. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

  • Rock-type Movement 1 and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Steel-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Corsola figure is available as a prize;
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before June 3rd;
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

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




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