PokéNews (Nov. 9): Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon / Pokémon Global Link

Today’s Pokémon news: various bits of news for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, but also…

  • Pokémon Global Link
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon / Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pikachu Talk
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Yesterday, The Pokémon Company shared some details about a returning feature: Global Missions. The first mission will take place from launch to November 28th, and will task players with capturing 10 million Pokémon. If the missions is a success, then all players will get 2 000 Festival Coins. If not, players will only get 1 000 Festival Coins.

As usual, the rewards are doubled if you have linked your copy of the game to the Pokémon Global Link, but a PGL account is not required to take part in the Global Mission.

For more details about Global Missions for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, make sure to check out this page. It already has the line-up of upcoming Global Missions for the game!

By the way, if you want more details about the game, make sure to go read the interview published on the official website, featuring Kazumasa Iwao (Director) and Shigeru Ohmori (Producer)!

Next, here’s a TV Commercial, from Japan:


Finally, here’s two more gameplay videos for the game:

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (3DS) comes out on November 17th worldwide.

Pokémon Global Link

Interested in a free Master Ball for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon? Then make sure you sign up to the Pokémon Global Link before January 30th (if you haven’t already). If you do so, you will receive a Serial Code, that can be redeemed for a Master Ball.

Speaking of the Pokémon Global Link, don’t forget that it will go down for maintenance in a few hours (9AM JST / 1AM CET / 12AM GMT / 7PM ET / 4PM PT), making features such as Game Sync, friendly competitions, Rating Battle, and more unavailable in Pokémon Sun and Moon. However, online features not relying on the Pokémon Global Link will remain available, as usual. Maintenance will end sometime next week.

The list of Serial Codes for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon has been updated!

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Sun and Moon / Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Also, The Pokémon Company revealed the Special Battle rules for Season 6, that runs from November 17th to January 23rd. Each everything you need to know:

  • Games: Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon (separate rankings for Pokémon Sun and Moon, and Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon)
  • Pokémon allowed: all Pokémon from the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Pokédex (no word on banned Pokémon yet)
  • Battle type: Single
  • Level: 50 (lowered if above that)
  • Team: 6 Pokémon, send 3 to battle
  • Item restrictions: none, but two Pokémon cannot hold the same hold item

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Duel

The latest Gym Cup event is the Grass Gym Cup, and it went live earlier today. Here’s eveything you need to know about it:

  • Runs from November 8th to November 12th
  • Grass-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Poison-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak. Said boosters have to be redeemed before November 16th
  • Talonflame (R figure) available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

Source: Pokémon Duel (Twitter)

Pikachu Talk

Remember the Pikachu Talk recently announced for Google Home (Mini) and Amazon Alexa? Well, yesterday, Google Japan shared a video of the app in action:

Pikachu Talk will be released before the end of the year in Japan, and next year in Europe and North America.

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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