Today’s Pokémon news: Victini distribution announced for Pokémon Sun and Moon in Japan, but also…
- LINE stickers
- Magikarp Jump
- Pokémon Sun and Moon – Battle Competition
- Pokémon Sun and Moon (anime)
- Pokémon Sun and Moon – GameStop event
- Pokémon merchandise
Pokémon Sun and Moon – Vicitini distribution
Today, another distribution for Pokémon Sun and Moon was announced in Japan. This time around, it’s Victini that will be distributed at the Pokémon Center stores across the country, as part of the celebrations for the reopening of the Pokémon Center store in Tohoku. The distribution will go live on June 30th, and will last until September 3rd.
The list of distributions for Pokémon Sun and Moon has been updated!
Yesterday, The Pokémon Company released a new set of Pokémon stickers on LINE, called Pikachu’s Lively Voiced Stickers ♪ (featuring Pikachu). It includes 24 special stickers, that play music when tapped. You can now purchase it from the Store tab in the LINE app.
- 100 coins
- 240 Yen
Here’s what those stickers look like:
The wait is now over: Magikarp Jump is now available for download on Android and iOS worldwide. Here’s the launch trailer, in English:
If you’re interested, you can now download the game from the Google Play Store and the AppStore:
- Android: click here (requires Android 4.1 or more recent, and 52.73MB of free space)
- iOS: click here (requires iOS 8.0 or more recent, and 94.5MB of free space)
For more details about the game, make sure to check out this post!
Pokémon Sun and Moon – Battle Competition
Today, battles 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 Sun and Moon (anime)
Here’s the preview for the next episode of the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series, airing on June 8th in Japan:
Pokémon Sun and Moon – GameStop event
Yesterday, Nintendo announced that a Pokémon Sun and Moon event would be held on May 27th (Saturday) at select GameStop stores, from 12PM to 3PM. During that time, players will be able to try out the game, and more.
If you already have the game, don’t forget that the Lycanroc (Midnight Form) distribution is still going at GameStop stores, until June 5th!
Here’s some pictures of Pokémon merchandise releasing on May 27th in Japan:
Source: The Pokémon Company