Friday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Japanese Event

31-10-2014 05:17 GMT / 01:17 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 05:17 GMT

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Some further details have been released about the special campaign in Japan that gets you Shaymin, Victini & Keldeo. First, it is confirmed that the Victini you receive here will have the special move, V-Generate. Second, several new items able to be purchased in order to collect codes to redeem for serial codes have been revealed. These are Pokémon Vegetable Snack Salad, Pokémon Sprinkles Mini-Pack, Pokémon Curry - Pork & Corn Sweet and the Pokémon Tretta Tretta Power Strength Set & Tretta Speed Strength Set. We'll bring more on these events as they come

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Thursday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Demo Mission + Episode Pictures

30-10-2014 10:53 GMT / 06:53 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 12:26 GMT
Edit @ 12:15: Episode Pictures | Edit @ 12:26: Korean Pachirisu

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Hidden Demo Missions

Following on from the reveal of the new special mission in the demo yesterday, it has been confirmed by game director Shigeru Ohmori that there are various things that will activate after playing for a while. The Nugget mission, and various changes in Mossdeep City such as access to Steven Stone's house, started appearing for players around 2 weeks from the initial playthrough. We're still working on confirmations of specifics for the times so keep checking back.

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y - Sejun Park Pachirisu Distribution

It has been announced that South Korea will receive a world first distribution of a Pokémon to X & Y games. This distribution is of the Pachirisu that 2014 World Champion Sejun Park used to get to victory. This distribution is via InfaRed at the Champions Day celebrationDongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul on November 15th & November 16th. This event comes at Level 50 with the moves Nuzzle, Super Fang, Follow Me & Protect, ability of Volt Absorb and holding a Sitrus Berry. Full details of this distribution are not yet known, nor is it known if the event will go global. We'll bring more as it comes

Clemont's Campus of Memories! An Electrifying Reunion!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon XY - Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Bonnie meeting up with a couple of kids who call themselves the Lapras Defence Corps after befriending a wild injured Lapras. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

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Wednesday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Demo Mission + Pokémon X & Y Patch Details

29-10-2014 14:54 GMT / 10:54 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update. This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 15:46 GMT
Edit @ 15:46: XY Patch Details

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Hidden Demo Missions

Following on from the release of the demo over the past two weeks, we have finally uncovered the method for a second hidden mission, and the contents within it. As such, I have updated our demo page to include further details on this part of the demo. Click the image to go to our section.

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y

Following the release of the Version 1.3 patch last night, one of the small features that have been added has been confirmed. In addition to various bugfixes, such as a fix regarding Vivillon's image not properly appearing in Friend Safari's menus, the patch now fixes various special animations for when PokéBalls open on trying to capture a Pokémon or sending one in battle. Previously, these animations could be seen in battle, but not when you sent out your first Pokémon. Now, these will always appear when they are your first Pokémon sent in battle
Edit @ 16:18: Fixed the explanation. Apologies for the confusion

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Tuesday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Trailer + Pokémon X & Y - Patch + Event Reminder

28-10-2014 12:45 GMT / 08:45 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 02:50 GMT
Edit @ 02:17: Patch | Edit @ 02:50: Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Trailer

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Trailer

A brand new trailer has been released for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. This trailer doesn't show too much new, but does feature video of the various different aspects of the upcoming games.
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Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y

For those of you with Pokémon X & Y, a new patch has been made available on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. This patch comes listed just to fix various bug fixes in the game, which we are still trying to determine. The patch requires 320 blocks to download. You can access it using these QR codes
Pokémon Update Codes

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y

For those of you with American, European or Australian games, the online distribution of the special Super Size Pumpkaboo is due to end on Friday October 31st 2014. This Pumpkaboo is rare in that it is the special Super Size form which can be har dto find in the main game. In addition to that, it is also the only way to get a Super Size Pumpkaboo with its Hidden Ability of Insomnia. Be sure to download it while you still can

Pokémon BW

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Pokémon XY Phantom Forces

The latest set based upon the games; Pokémon XY Phantom Forces is released next week and we have details from the pre-release this past weekend, with images thanks to SkittyOnWailord, although we are still missing a handful of images. This set features the majority of cards from the Japanese Phantom Gate set and its associated Aegislash & Dialga half deck. As such, I have added them to the database . I have updated the CardDex with the cards from these sets. Click the image to go to our XY Phantom Forces page

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Monday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Dual Pack + Pokémon XY - Diancie Event - Australia

27-10-2014 07:20 GMT / 02:20 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 14:01 GMT
Edit @ 12:12: Dual Pack | Edit @ 14:01: Diancie

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - US Dual Pack

It has been announced that a special Dual Pack is coming to North America. Exclusive to Best Buy and Amazon, this pack contains both Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and comes with a special serial code, two codes for 100 Potions each, mirroring a release coming in Japan. It's marketed at $79.98 and will be released on November 21st.

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

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Pokémon X & Y - Diancie Event

For those of you in North America, the Diancie distribution event has begun. This event runs until November 16th 2014 and gives you a special Diancie, which cannot be found in ormal gameplay. This event is a Serial Code event and requires going to a store in order to receive the code, which is then redeemed in Mystery Gift. If you are in the United States, you can get this code in Gamestop. If you are in Canada, you can get it from participating EB Games stores. If you are in Mexico, it can be received from GamePlanet.

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - US Demo Distribution

Following on from the release of the demo over the past two weeks, we have finally uncovered the method for the special secret mission, and the contents within it. As such, I have updated our demo page to include further details on this part of the demo. Click the image to go to our section.

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

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Pokémon X & Y - Diancie Event

The Diancie event has been announced for players in Australia & New Zealand. This distribution is set to run from November 10th to November 28th in various retailers across Australia and New Zealand. Specific retailers have yet to be announced. In addition to this, you can get it on November 8th if you go to the special screening of the movie at Hoyt Cinemas

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Sunday: Pokémon XY - Movie News + Pokémon of the Week

26-10-2014 12:00 GMT / 08:00 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 17:05 GMT
Edit @ 16:30: Movie News | Edit @ 17:05: Art Academy Template

Pokémon Art Academy

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Pokémon Art Academy - Ghost Pokémon Template Distribution

For those of you with Pokémon Art Academy in North America, the new template has been fully dated. This template is for the ghost Pokémon, Gourgeist & Mismagius together in one templatee, and is to tie in with halloween. This template is accessed in the Free Paint mode of the game and runs from launch on Friday until November 5th 2014.

Diancie & the Cocoon of Destruction!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon XY -

It has been announced that the upcoming movie, Diancie & The Cocoon of Destruction is to air in Canada on November 9th 2014 on Teletoon. This movie is set for DVD release next year and features the debut of the Pokémon Diancie and its Mega Evolution. It is also set to air in cinemas across Australia on November 8th. Further airings globally are still to be confirmed. We provided a summary for it when it was released in Japan back in July so click the image to go to our section
Edit @ 27/10/14: We also have confirmation that the movie will air in the USA on Cartoon Network on November 8th

Pokémon of the Week - Gourgeist

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the fifty-second entry into the Generation VI competitive field with a Kalos Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Miror, Archangel, Ragnarok, KingTorterra & UR2L8. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the sixth generation. Singing in eerie voices, they wander town streets on the night of the new moon. Anyone who hears their song is cursed. It enwraps its prey in its hairlike arms. It sings joyfully as it observes the suffering of its prey. It has four different forms. So here it is, the fifty-second entry, Gourgeist.

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Friday: Pokémon Art Academy - US Launch + Pokémon X & Y - Battle Competition

24-10-2014 07:03 BST / 02:03 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 17:46 BST
Edit @ 17:46: Gengar Reminder

Pokémon Art Academy

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Pokémon Art Academy - North American Release

The spin-off game, Pokémon Art Academy, is now available for download on the Nintendo 3DS eShop, and to purchase in stores in North America. This game has an MSRP of $29.99 to download and will take up approximately 322.5MB of space on your SD card, or 2580 blocks if downloaded. We covered this game in full upon its release in Japan back in June. Our section includes various details on all the Lessons, Free Paint mode and various other aspects of the game so be sure to check it out. Click the image to go to the section.

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y

Battling for the latest Battle Competition has begun. This battle competition is the Trick-or-Treat Friendly and is open Internationally. This tournament is a Single Battle competition that requires you to use Ghost-type Pokémon only, and requires you to have a Super-Size Gourgeist in your Battle Box. The competition runs from October 24th until October 26 2014. All participants will receive 5 Rare Candies

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Games Department

Pokémon X & Y - Mega Gengar Event Reminder

For those of you in North America, the Shiny Mega Gengar distribution event is due to end on Sunday October 26th 2014. This event gives you a special shiny Gengar which knows the special move Sludge Wave and holds a Gengarite. It is a Serial Code event and requires going to a store in order to receive the code, which is then redeemed in Mystery Gift. If you are in the United States, you can get this code in Gamestop. If you are in Canada, you can get it from participating EB Games stores. If you are in Mexico, it can be received from GamePlanet and in Chile it can be obtained from Microplay

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Thursday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Prepaid Card + XY - Episode Pictures + Character Biography + Super Smash Bros: Mewtwo

23-10-2014 11:24 BST / 06:24 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 23:35 BST
Edit @ 13:12: Episode Pictures | Edit @ 15:34: ORAS Prepaid Card | Edit @ 23:35: Mewtwo in Smash

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Prepaid Card

A special prepaid Nintendo eShop card has been revealed for Japan. This special 500¥ card is available only to people who purchase the Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire download cards at Tsutaya stores from October 29th 2014 to November 30th 2014. This download card has got an image of 30 Pokémon as if they were a box and the value is equal to that of a Pokémon Bank subscription, allowing for users to easily pay for that service.
Pokémon

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

During today's Super Smash Bros. for Wii U 50-Fact Extravaganza, it was revealed that Mewtwo is to be a special character if you purchase both the 3DS and Wii U versions & register them on Club Nintendo. It will be available as a free download for both versions from Spring 2015. We'll bring full details on this as and when they come

Clemont's Campus of Memories! An Electrifying Reunion!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon XY - Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash & co. returning to a school where Clemont studied when he was a child. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Pokémon X & Y

In The Anime Department

Pokémon XY - Character Biography

With the episode that just aired in Japan, I have been able to update a biography. This biography is for the character Clemont and details a Pokémon that he obtained in todays episode. Click the image to go to the biography, but be warned as it contains spoilers

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Tuesday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - US Demo Release + X & Y - Battle Competition

21-10-2014 14:05 BST / 09:05 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 19:44 BST
Edit @ 15:04: ORAS Demo | Edit @ 17:28: Camp Pokémon

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - US Demo Distribution

For those of you in North America, the demo codes from the Pokémon Trainer Club arestarting to be distributed. These e-mails will come to those who opted in before yesterday and should come at some point over the next day or so. If you do not get a code, as we reported yesterday there are numerous other methods in the US to get a code. We covered this demo in full upon its release in Europe and Japan last week so click our page to go to our section.

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon X & Y - Battle Competition Gift

For those of you who participated in the recent Battle Competition, Hoenn Pokémon NicoNico Match, then you will find that the gift for participation has now been given. The gift for entry was 2,525 PokéMiles. Like the recent Battle Competition prizes, the 2,525 PokéMiles have been automatically added to your account so you don't have to physically claim them.

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y - Battle Competition Gift

Folowing its reveal in National Geographic for Kids two weeks ago, the Camp Pokémo App is now available in the US, and in Europe under the title Pokémon Camp, for free. This app is designed for kids aged 6 to 8 to associate themselves with Pokémon through six different activities. Poké Ball Throw where you throw Poké Balls at Pokémon. Find the Pokémon where you identify Pokémon. Editing of photos to include Pokémon in Photo Booth and various quizzes. You can track your progress through Pokémon Camp by earning pins for completing various activities, then check out the pins you’ve collected in your Pin Book. There are over 100 pins to collect. You’ll also collect stickers, which you can use to decorate photos you take with the iPhone or iPad camera. By completing activities, campers can earn Rewards that are added to the Pin Book and unlock new levels in many of the activities around the island. Details have been added to our Apps section A trailer was also posted for this game.
Edit @ 19:44: Updated the app section with further details on this game.
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Monday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - US Demo Details + Virtual Console News

20-10-2014 17:13 BST / 12:13 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 18:51 BST
Edit @ 18:51: Virtual Console News

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - US Demo Distribution

Today, The Pokémon Company International officially revealed Mega Steelix and Mega Glalie and, in doing so, confirmed that for US trainers, Mega Glalie will be the Pokémon obtainable by players and able to send to the main games making it available to North America, Europe and Korea while Japan gets Mega Steelix. The US Demo will be distributed from tomorrow through the Pokémon Trainer Club Newsletter, which can be signed up for on the official site, but you need to sign up today so be sure to make sure you have signed up for it.
Edit @ 18:49: More demo distributions are known for the US:

  • Codes will be distributed at select cinema locations nationwide from Nov. 7–Nov. 13 (while supplies last).
  • Check with your local retailer during the holidays to find out about special demo code giveaways (while supplies last).
  • Get a code with your purchase of the new Pokémon Art Academy game (out Oct. 24) when you buy from Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo 3DS or 2DS system.
  • You’ll also get a code with your purchase of one of two classic Pokémon games coming to the Virtual Console service on Nintendo eShop: the Pokémon Puzzle Challenge game (out Nov. 6) or the Pokémon Trading Card Game (out Nov. 13). You'll find your free demo code on your eShop receipt (download codes available while supplies last).
  • Codes will be emailed the week of Oct. 31 to select Nintendo customers with Nintendo Network IDs who have signed up to receive promotional emails from Nintendo.
  • Codes will also be distributed during the holiday mall tour from Nov. 24-Dec. 21 at 16 different locations throughout the nation. Talk to a staff member to try out Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire or any of the featured Nintendo 3DS games to receive two codes—one for you, and one for a friend (while supplies last). Check back soon for a list of tour locations.

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon - Virtual Console Releases

During the release about North American Demo codes, it was revealed that GBC title, Pokémon Puzzle Challenge, and GBC title Pokémon Trading Card Game GB will be released on the North American 3DS Virtual Console next month. Pokémon Puzzle Challenge will be released on November 6th, costing $4.99, while Pokémon Trading Card Game will be released on November 13th and cost $5.99. We'll bring more as they come

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Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

19-10-2014 13:00 BST / 08:00 EDT by Serebii

This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 13:00 BST

Pokémon of the Week - Klinklang

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the fifty-first entry into the Generation VI competitive field with an Unova Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Miror, Archangel, Ragnarok, KingTorterra & UR2L8. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the fifth generation. The gear with the red core is rotated at high speed for a rapid energy charge. Its red core functions as an energy tank. It fires the charged energy through its spikes into an area. Then energy from the red core charges the minigear to make it ready to fire.So here it is, the fifty-first entry, Klinklang.

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Saturday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Compatibility Page

18-10-2014 12:02 BST / 07:02 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates update for new Mega Evolutions. This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 12:02 BST

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Campaign

Since the report of the lack of patch for Pokémon X & Y with contents from Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, there has been some confusion as to what the compatibility will be like between the games. This caused Game Freak to put a note about it on the Japanese Pokémon Global Link. Following on from that, I have compiled a page that gives details on the Battle & Trade compatibilities of the games. It'll be updated with more as and when we get it. Click the image to go to the page

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Friday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Japanese Campaign

17-10-2014 06:10 BST / 01:10 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates update for new Mega Evolutions. This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 06:32 BST
Edit @ 06:32: New Screenshots

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Campaign

Details have been posted on the official site about a scheme called Pokémon Scrap in Japan. With this, from November 1st you can start collecting clippings which can give you codes to redeem on the campaign site from December 1st to get serial codes for various items in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. While most of these are simply items, such as Nugget, Super Potion, Luxury Balls, Rare Candy & finally a Master Ball, three Mythical Pokémon are also obtained through this method. Shaymin, Keldeo & Victini are obtained this way.
This campaign runs in Japan until April 30th 2015. The clippings can be obtained in various merchandise including booster packs for the upcoming TCG set, Gaia Volcano & Tidal Storm, in Pokemon Sandwich packs (Omega Ruby Strawberry Jam/Alpha Sapphire Tuna Bread flavours) and in Pokémon 3D Pencil Cases with more to be announced.
There are 50 Pokémon Scrap cards to obtain. Shaymin needs 1, Nugget needs 3, Super Potion needs 5, Keldeo needs 7, Luxuy Ball needs 10, Rare Candy needs 13, Victini needs 16 and finally, to get a Master Ball, you need 20

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Pictures

Several new official screenshots were added to the official site. These feature Mega Steelix, Mega Glalie and a few more legendary Pokémon from the above promotion. As such, these images have been added to our pre-release screenshot gallery. Click the image to go to the page

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Thursday: Pokémon X & Y - Battle Competition + ORAS Cover Plates + Episode Pictures + Character Biography

16-10-2014 07:23 BST / 02:23 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates update for new Mega Evolutions. This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 13:10 BST
Edit @ 07:33: ORAS Faceplates | Edit @ 11:23: Character Biography | Edit @ 13:10: Episode Pictures

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

As many know, Japan has received the New Nintendo 3DS recently and this console has got a feature where you can change the faceplates on it to showcase your own likes. Today, the first Pokémon related faceplates were revealed featuring Primal Groudon & Primal Kyogre. This faceplate set is due for release in Japan on November 21st for 1500¥.
Pokémon

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y

Registration for the next Battle Competition has begun. This battle competition is the Trick-or-Treat Friendly and is open Internationally. This tournament is a Single Battle competition that requires you to use Ghost-type Pokémon only, and requires you to have a Super-Size Gourgeist in your Battle Box. Registration runs from October 16th until October 23rd while the competition runs from October 24th until October 26 2014. All participants will receive 5 Rare Candies

Serena Catches Her First Pokémon!? Pancham VS Fennekin!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon XY - Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash & co. meeting a wild Pancham who likes to perform, but then steals Ash's hat. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Pokémon X & Y

In The Anime Department

Pokémon XY - Character Biography

With the episode that just aired in Japan, I have been able to update a biography. This biography is for the character Serena and details a Pokémon that she obtained in todays episode. Click the image to go to the biography, but be warned as it contains spoilers

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Demo Coverage + Pokémon Art Academy

15-10-2014 07:33 BST / 02:33 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates update for new Mega Evolutions. This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 21:25 BST
Edit @ 10:00: Gengar Event | Edit @ 10:19: ORAS Code Events

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Demo

Following our coverage of the demo last night, I have updated our demo section with the first details of the demo, listing more locations for it as well as details on what you do. This will be updated with further detail as the day goes on so be sure to keep checking, but be warned as it contains spoilers. Click the image to go to the page
Edit @ 17:18: The Greek details of this distribution have been announced. The Demo will be obtained from Germanos stores across the country from October 16th.
Edit @ 21:25: I have added a preliminary location database into the demo page. It just lists the wild Pokémon for now, but trainers are to come where they're a constant.

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Code Events

Hidden away in the news release yesterday, a new pair of code events were announced in Japan. On November 22nd, inside the Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Complete Story Guide, there will be 3 QR Codes of the Secret Bases of various developers to scan to gain access to their base in-game. Secondly, on December 5th, within the Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Complete National Pokédex Guide, there will be a special unique serial code that gives you access to 2 Master Balls. We'll bring more as they come

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Global Link

Following the reveal of the Pokémon Global Link features yesterday, such as the XY League and ORAS League, it has been confirmed that the entire Pokémon Global Link will go under maintenance from November 13th 2014 to November 21st 2014 in order to prepare for the new features. As a reminder, the Pokémon Global Link will include features for Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire including the ability to share your Secret Base, photos from the Pokémon Contest and more.

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Pokémon X & Y - Mega Gengar Event

For those of you in Europe & Australia, the Shiny Mega Gengar distribution event has begun. This event runs until November 4th 2014 and gives you a special shiny Gengar which knows the special move Sludge Wave and holds a Gengarite. This event is a Serial Code event and requires going to a store in order to receive the code, which is then redeemed in Mystery Gift. If you are in the United Kingdom, you can get this code in GAME. If you are in Australia/New Zealand, you can get it from participating EB Games, JB Hi-Fi, Target and Big W stores. If you are in Denmark, Sweden, Norway or Finbland, it can be received from Gamestop though some stores may receive the codes later than today
Edit @ 17:18: The Greek distribution will begin on Friday at Public stores across the country

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Pokémon Art Academy - Ghost Pokémon Template Distribution

For those of you with Pokémon Art Academy in Japan & Europe, the new template has been released. This template is for the ghost Pokémon, Gourgeist & Mismagius together in one templatee, and is to tie in with halloween . This template is accessed in the Free Paint mode of the game and runs from tomorrow until November 13th 2014.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Trailer & Details + PokémonArt Academy Template

14-10-2014 08:42 BST / 03:42 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates update for new Mega Evolutions. This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 00:53 BST
Edit @ 13:36: X & Y Maintenance
Edit @ 16:01: Pokémon ORAS Details | Edit @ 16:29: Mega Steelix

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Demo

The first details from the Pokémon ORAS demo have come in and have revealed Mega Steelix. We're still working on getting details so please stand by. Mega Glalie is also in the demo. Mega Steelix gets the Sand Force ability
Edit @ 17:51: Mega Glalie gets the ability Refrigerate and is pure Ice-type
Edit @ 23:00: Our coverage of the demo begins. Out of respect for those who wish to be unspoiled, the contents of the demo shall be within this spoiler tag. The demo is 2000 blocks, approx. 250MB

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Trailer & English Details

The Pokémon Company has uploaded a new trailer which showcases all of the new information and Mega Evolutions from the past week.. The US demo will come through the October Trainer Club News Letter
Some new screenshots have been added to our Pre-release screenshot page
Edit @ 16:13: On the Global Link, there will be a special ORAS League. In this league, you can use only Pokémon that you can catch during regular gameplay, hatch from an Egg, obtain within the game, or that were officially gifted in either Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. In the XY League, ou can battle using Pokémon X or Pokémon Y. You can use any Pokémon you caught in those games, as well as any Pokémon brought to your game using the Nintendo 3DS downloadable software Poké Transporter.
The special battle rules for Season 7, the first season following the release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, have been decided! All battles will be Double Battles, and will feature Pokémon listed in the Hoenn Regional Pokédex in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire (some Pokémon excluded)!
The DexNav in the PokéNav Plus has a search level as you find Pokémon. As this Level increases, you can find Pokémon with Hidden Abilities & Rare moves. You can even mark Pokémon in the area that you have seen and haven't seen.
In the AreaNav, there is also tracking of Pokémon locations, as well as the return of the Trainer's Eyes and the ability to keep track of Secret Bases and Berries
Buzz Nav has information such as television shows, and you can even receive information for it with StreetPass
The PlayNav retains all features of the PSS, Super Training and Pokémon Amie
Edit @ 18:02: I have updated the Mega Evolutions page & created a page for Soaring in the Sky
Edit @ 18:25: Created pages on PokéNav Plus & Special Battle
Edit @ 18:39: Interview at USGamer confirms that Trainer Customisation is not in this game
Edit @ 20:00: It has also been confirmed in an interview with NTower that, although X & Y are compatible with Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, X & Y will not receive a patch to include the new Mega Evolutions and Primal Reversions.
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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Trailer & English Details

Following the reveal of the US & Canadian Demo above, where it'll be distributed in the October 21st Pokémon Trainer Club, we also have clarifications for the UK demo. First, from tomorrow, the site Nintendo Life will have a special area to obtain a demo code. In addition to that, pre-orders at Amazon, ShopTo or the Nintendo UK store will potentially receive a demo. Also, if you bought Pokémon X & Y at Amazon, ShopTo, Smyths or the Nintendo UK store, you may receive a demo. Finally, at MCM Expo from October 24th to 26th, there will be a booth where the demo will be distributed.

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Pokémon X & Y - Serial Code Maintenance

Details of the maintenance period which was announced in August have been released. During this maintenance, you will be unable to redeem any gifts using Mystery Gift through Serial Code. This maintenance lasts just two days and, while we don't have speicfic times that it will be out, we have the days. In the US & Canada, it will be down on November 3rd and November 4th, in the UK, it will be down on November 4th to November 5th and in Europe it'll be down from November 4th to November 6th. We'll provide more details on this as they come. It's also confirmed that demo codes have to be redeemed by May 31st 2015

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Pokémon Art Academy - Ghost Pokémon Template Distribution

For those of you with Pokémon Art Academy in Japan, a new template has been announced. This template is for the ghost Pokémon, Gourgeist & Mismagius together in one templatee, and is to tie in with halloween . This template is accessed in the Free Paint mode of the game and runs from tomorrow until November 13th 2014. It's unknown if this distribution will go worldwide.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Demo + Pokémon X & Y - Shiny Mega Gengar + Art Academy Reminder

13-10-2014 13:13 BST / 08:13 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates update for new Mega Evolutions. This update may be amended throughout the day so be sure to check back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
X & Y have been out for months now, and the Chatroom has been rife with discussion while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for battles, trades and Friend Safari hunting, so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 15:00 BST
Edit @ 14:20: ORAS Spain Demo | Edit @ 15:00: Shiny Mega Gengar Event in North America

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Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Following the reveal of the Demos globally over the past couple of weeks, the latest addition to the list is Spain. The retail store GAME has announced that their Spanish branch shall be distributing the Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire demo. We got word of this on Friday, but today they have announced that, like the UK, people can go to GAME and get the demo using the Nintendo Zone that is in stores from this Wednesday. It is limited to 20,000 codes received through this method so they shall go fast. It is also being distributed through the Official Nintendo Magazine in Spain right now.

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Pokémon X & Y - Mega Gengar Event

For those of you in North America, the Shiny Mega Gengar distribution event has begun. This event runs until October 26th 2014 and gives you a special shiny Gengar which knows the special move Sludge Wave and holds a Gengarite. This event is a Serial Code event and requires going to a store in order to receive the code, which is then redeemed in Mystery Gift. If you are in the United States, you can get this code in Gamestop. If you are in Canada, you can get it from participating EB Games stores. If you are in Mexico, it can be received from GamePlanet and in Chile it can be obtained from Microplay

Pokémon Art Academy

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Pokémon Art Academy - Mega Gengar Template Distribution

For those of you with Pokémon Art Academy in Japan, Europe or Australia, the latest template download is due to end tomorrow. This template is for the ghost Pokémon, Mega Gengar, and features the shiny version of it as the base, to tie in with the recent & upcoming Shiny Mega Gengar event for Pokémon X & Y worldwide . This template is accessed in the Free Paint mode of the game.

Until Next Time, See Ya

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