PokéNews (May 9): Pokémon Detective Pikachu / Pokémon Duel

Today’s Pokémon news: latest tidbits for Pokémon Detective Pikachu, but also…

  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Here’s the latest video clips for Pokémon Detective Pikachu:

Pokémon Detective Pikachu opens on May 10th in various countries around the world.

Pokémon Duel

It has been announced that the next Software update for Pokémon Duel will be released on May 13th. It will bring the game to Ver. 7.0.10, with new figures, bug fixes, and quite a lot of game balance adjustments.

Here’s the list of adjustments to be made with this update:

Rhyperior

Reckless Charge ability added
Rock Wrecker’s limitations removed

Rhydon

Stomp: damage increased from 60 to 100

Rhyhorn

Stomp: damage increased from 40 to 70

Kyurem

Outrage: damage increased from 150 to 180

Mega Tyranitar

Mountain Topple: damage increased from 140 to 160
Rockstorm: damage increased from 130 to 150
Crunch: damage increased from 60 to 80

Tyranitar

Earthquake: damage increased from 110 to 130
Dragon Tail: damage increased from 90 to 110
Bite: damage increased from 50 to 70

Regigigas

Hammer: damage increased from 180 to 300

Regirock

Hammer Arm: damage increased from 150 to 160
Multiblast: damage increased from 110 to 120

Regice

Hammer Arm: damage increased from 150 to 160
Multiblast: damage increased from 110 to 120
Ice Beam: damage increased from 80 to 90

Registeel

Hammer Arm: damage increased from 150 to 160
Multiblast: damage increased from 110 to 120

Mega Glalie

Blizzard: damage increased from 130 to 150

Glalie

Freeze-Dry: damage increased from 100 to 120, wheel segment increased
Ice Shard: damage increased from 60 to 80
Miss: wheel segment decreased

Alolan Ninetales

Extrasensory: damage increased from 130 to 150
Freeze-Dry: damage increased from 100 to 120

Alolan Vulpix

Ice Beam: damage increased from 40 to 60

Avalugg

Hyper Beam: damage increased from 120 to 150

Bergmite

Bite replaced by Harden

Relicanth

Primal Strike: damage increased from 60 to 100

Zorua, Zoroark

Ilusion ability now only allows Pokémon to switch with Pokémon that have as much or less MP

Drapion

Battle Armor replaced by Diffuse Poison

Plates

DNA Splicers: turn no longer ends when Kyurem fuses with Reshiram or Zekrom
Overdrive: Anow works with White Kyurem and Black Kyurem
Long Barrel: can now target players who are within 1 step

As usual, you can find more details about the various Software updates for Pokémon Duel on this page!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon GO

A new event for Pokémon GO was announced, this time coinciding with the Long Night of Museums in Hamburg (Germany), which takes place on May 18th. During this event, each of the museums in the city will get their own PokéStop, along with increased spawns of a rare Pokémon.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Trading Card Game

Interested in a Pokémon Detective Pikachu poster and an exclusive Pokémon Trading Card featuring Psyduck from the movie? You will be able to get it from Target stores in the US, though only on May 11th, and between 10AM and 1PM!

Here’s what the card and poster look like:

Speaking of the Pokémon Trading Card Game, The Pokémon Company have announced the release of a Blastoise-GX Premium Collection on July 5th. It will include the following:

  • 1 full-art foil card featuring Blastoise-GX
  • 1 foil card featuring Wartortle
  • 1 foil card featuring Squirtle
  • 1 oversize foil card featuring Blastoise-GX
  • 6 Pokémon TCG booster packs
  • 1 stunning Blastoise pin
  • 1 Blastoise coin
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Here’s what it looks like:

Source: The Pokémon Company (Twitter)


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