PokéNews (Nov. 20): Pokémon GO / Pokémon Shuffle / Pokémon Duel

Today’s Pokémon news: update about the Pokémon GO Global Catch Challenge, but also…

  • Pokémon Shuffle
  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon merchandise

Pokémon GO

Today, the first goal for the Pokémon GO Global Catch Challenge was reached, with players catching over 500 million Pokémon worldwide. Here’s the rewards that have been unlocked:

  • XP x2
  • Lure Modules now last for 6 hours
  • more Pokémon are now appearing worldwide

Those rewards will remain active until early next month.

Also, a special shop has opened in-game, and offers the following:

  • Super Incubators: 200 coins
  • Special Box (20 Great Balls, 6 Lucky Eggs, 1 Premium Raid Pass, 4 Lure Modules): 380 coins
  • Ultra Box (130 Ultra Balls, 6 Lucky Eggs, 4 Premium Raid Passes, 8 Lure Modules): 880 coins

Via: Serebii

Pokémon Shuffle

Today, some new and returning content for Pokémon Shuffle went live:

  • the Great Challenge featuring Alolan Sandslash is available until November 28th;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Araquanid is available until November 28th;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Popplio is available until November 28th.

Also, a new competitive stage featuring Zygarde is now available, and runs until November 28th. As usual, you can get various rewards depending on your overall rank:

  • Top 100 players in Europe, Top 100 players in North America and Top 500 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 5 Mega Speedup and 15 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 300 players in Europe, Top 400 players in North America and Top 1 500 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 4 Mega Speedup and 10 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 500 players in Europe, Top 800 players in North America and Top 3 000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 3 Mega Speedup and 6 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 900 players in Europe, Top 1 300 players in North America and Top 5 000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 2 Mega Speedup and 4 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 1 800 players in Europe, Top 2 500 players in North America and Top 10 000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 2 Mega Speedup and 2 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 3 600 players in Europe, Top 5 100 players in North America and Top 20 000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Raise Max Level;
  • Top 5 400 players in Europe, Top 8 000 players in North America and Top 30 000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Skill Booster M;
  • Top 7 200 players in Europe, Top 10 000 players in North America and Top 40 000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Disruption Delay;
  • Top 9 000 players in Europe, Top 13 000 players in North America and Top 50 000 players in Japan = 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Attack Power;
  • Top 13 000 players in Europe, Top 18 000 players in North America and Top 70 000 players in Japan = 1 Disruption Delay, 1 Attack Power;
  • Not ranked: 1 Attack Power.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Duel

Today, some details about the next major update for Pokémon Duel (Ver. 5.0.0) were finally shared. Here’s the list of changes and additions:

  • new figures: Mega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken, Mega Swampert
  • new user interface
  • new items: UX rarity Cube, Ingot, and Rare Metal, offering bigger boosts.

Here’s a trailer for the update:

Unfortunately, we still don’t know when that update will be released…

Via: Serebii

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Here’s the latest video for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, that sees Shigeru Ohmori trying to guess Pokémon is stuck to his head, using Kazumasa Iwao’s clues:

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s pictures of even more Pokémon merchandise from Japan:

Source: Famitsu


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