PokéNews (Sept. 21) – Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! / Zeraora distribution
Today’s Pokémon news: new move and footage for Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!, but also…
- Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Zeraora distribution
- Pokkén Tournament DX
- Pokémon Duel
- Pokémon merchandise
Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!
Today, The Pokémon Company revealed another exclusive move for Pikachu: Floaty Fall, a Flying-type attack. Unfortunately, that’s all we know about it for now!
Here’s a video clip:
Hey you, #TeamPikachu! Check out this sneak peek at one of Pikachu’s exclusive moves: Floaty Fall! Don’t let the name confuse you—this attack packs a punch!
— Ice-type Pokémon (@Pokemon) September 21, 2018
Also, here’s some more footage for the game:
Finally, here’s a couple of music videos for Eevee (not directly related to Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!, though!):
Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! (Switch) comes out on November 16th worldwide.
Source: The Pokémon Company
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Zeraora distribution
Yesterday, a new Pokémon distribution for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon was announced. It will allow players in Europe to get Zeraora, as a tie-in for the release of Lost Thunder (the latest Pokémon Trading Card Game set). To get it, you will need to go get a Serial Code at participating retailers from October 1st to November 15th:
- Netherlands: Serial Code available from participating GameMania stores, and FirstLook Festival
- Belbium: Serial Code available from participating GameMania and Dreamland stores, but also Nintendo’s booth at FACTS
- United Kingdom: Serial Code available from participating GAME stores
- Germany: Serial Code available from participating Gamestop stores
- Spain: Serial Code available from participating GAME stores
- Nortway: Serial Code available from participating Gamestop stores
- Denmark: Serial Code available from participating Gamestop stores
- Sweden: Serial Code available from participating Gamestop stores
In the United States, the distribution is running from October 19th to November 9th, at participating GameStop stores. Same distribution period in Australia, but at EB Games stores.
Here’s details about the Pokémon itself:
- Level: 50
- Moves: Plasma Fists, Thunder Punch, Close Combat, Thunder
- Hold Items: Level 50
As usual, you can find more details about the various Pokémon distributions for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on this page!
Pokkén Tournament DX
Today, it was announced that the new Software update for Pokkén Tournament DX will be released next week. It will bring the game to Ver. 1.3.3, and will provide game balance fixes to the following Pokémon: Lucario, Suicune, Gardevoir, Weavile, Pikachu Libre, Sceptile, Shadow Mewtwo, Darkrai, Croagunk, Empoleon, Decidueye, and Mega Rayquaza (Support Pokémon). The official patch notes will be added to this page when the update is live!
Speaking of Pokkén Tournament DX, the latest Official Group Match went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:
- Name: Fairy Tempest Cup
- Type: Team Battle, Fixed Battle Arena
- Runs from September 21st to September 23rd
- Time: 3AM PT to 7PM PT / 6AM ET to 10PM ET / 5AM GMT to 9PM GMT / 6AM CET to 10AM CET / 6AM JST to 10PM JST
- Participation prize: Fairy Tempest (title)
- Ranking Prizes:
- Places 1 to 10 – Chrom League Master
- Places 11 to 30 – Red League Master
- Places 31 to 60 – Blue League Master
- Places 61 to 100 – Green League Master
Earlier this week, another update for Pokémon Duel went live. It brought the game to Ver. 6.2.4, and added the following:
- fixes for the glitch preventing the Snowy Transformation and Strong Breeze Abilities to activate;
- makes the following figures available for purchase early (they can be bought using gems): Shiny Charizard, Shiny Mega Charizard X, Shiny Mega Charizard.
As usual, you can find more detaisl about the various Software updates for Pokémon Duel on this page!
Here’s some pictures for cute Pikachu and Eevee plushies/cushions from Japan:
And here’s pictures of the latest Pokémon figures from Kotobukiya, releasing in February in Japan: