Tuesday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Battle Spot Season 4 + Global Mission + Pokémon Shuffle Events

09-05-2017 05:04 BST / 00:04 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 07:05: Pokémon Shuffle Events | Edit @ 10:11: Duel Balance Patch | Edit @ 21:40: Pokémon GO Patch

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Special Battle Season 4

The Special Battle rules for Season 4 have been revealed. Season 4 will run from May 16th 2017 to July 18th 2017 and runs on Sun & Moon. This ruleset requires you to bring up to 6 Pokémon to the selection screen, but you only bring 1 Pokémon to the battle. Mega Stones, Focus Sash, Z-Crystals and Eviolite are banned:
Battle type: Single Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex.
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, Ash-Greninja
Item Restrictions: Mega Stones, Focus Sash, Z-Crystals and Eviolite are banned
The other standard rules apply, including all set to Level 50 if above that, and you choose 1 Pokémon out of your 6, and you cannot have two Pokémon holding the same hold item. Battles have a 5 minute duration, with turns having a 15 second timer

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Global Missions

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Pokémon Sun & Moon - Global Missions

The sixth Pokémon Sun & Moon Global Mission has finished in success. This Global Mission's theme was collecting Poké Beans and 75,230,246 were collected. As it was a success, the gift of 2,000 FC, or 4,000 FC if the game is connected to the Global Link, is now available. Distribution of the Level Ball and Rare Candy event is forthcoming later this month and will be given through Serial Code on the Global Link.
It is also confirmed that the next Global Mission will run from May 30th 2017 and is based on successfully fishing Pokémon at the bubbling fishing spots

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - Events

A few brand new challenges have begun on Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile.
First, a special stage for Cosmoem has begun. This runs until May 23rd 2017. It can be played once a day
In addition to this, a special stage for Lunala has begun. This runs until May 23rd 2017
Next, a special stage to get Alolan Sandslash has also begun. This also runs until May 23rd 2017
A unique stage to get Popplio has also begun, also running until May 23rd 2017
A new set of Daily Pokémon has begun. It features Alolan Grimer on Tuesday, Dewpider on Wednesday, Alolan Sandshrew on Thursday, Brionne on Friday and Oricorio P'au Style on Monday. It runs until May 23rd 2017
A brand new Pokémon Safari has also begun. It contains Alolan Rattata, Alolan Raticate, Alolan Diglett, Alolan Dugtrio and Rockruff. It runs until May 23rd.
Finally, a Decidueye Competitive Stage has begun.The top 100 players in Europe, 100 in North America and 500 in Japan will get 1 Skill Swapper, 5 Mega Speedup and 10 Raise Max Level. The top 300 players in Europe, 400 in North America and 1500 in Japan will get 1 Skill Swapper, 4 Mega Speedup and 8 Raise Max Level. The top 500 players in Europe, 800 in North America and 3000 in Japan will get 1 Skill Swapper, 3 Mega Speedup and 6 Raise Max Level. The top 900 players in Europe, 1300 in North America and 5000 in Japan will get 1 Skill Swapper, 2 Mega Speedup and 4 Raise Max Level. The top 1800 players in Europe, 2500 in North America and 10000 in Japan will get 1 Skill Swapper, 2 Mega Speedup and 2 Raise Max Level. The top 3600 players in Europe, 5100 in North America and 20000 in Japan will get 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Raise Max Level. The top 5400 players in Europe, 8000 in North America and 30000 in Japan will get 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Skill Booster M. The top 7200 players in Europe, 10000 in North America and 40000 in Japan will get 1 Skill Swapper, 1 Mega Speedup and 1 Disruption Delay. The top 9000 players in Europe, 13000 in North America and 50000 in Japan will get 1 Skill Swapper and 1 Attack Power. The top 13000 players in Europe, 18000 in North America and 70000 in Japan will get 1 Disruption Delay and 1 Attack Power. All other players will get an Attack Power
Finally, a new Mission Card has been added
All of these require the version 1.4.12 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

The next Pokémon GO patch has been announced. This patch brings the game up to Version 1.33.1 and adds Brazillian Portuguese support as well as having the ability to show your progress to the next medal tier when you tap the medal in the journal. The update is now being rolled out and will come over the next few days

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Duel - Balance Patch

Tomorrow, a new version of Pokémon Duel is being uploaded following the weekly maintenance. In this update, some changes are being made to a few figures.
Aggron
Move Counter changed to Heavy Slam
The move Metal Claw changed to Roar
The move Iron Tail's damage increased from 90 to 120
Armaldo
Ability changed from Battle Armor to Swift Swim which increases movement by 1 when adjacent to Water-type Pokémon
Added the Aqua Jet move
Increased power of Iron Tail from 40 to 70
Decreased size of Miss
Skarmory
Removed one Air Cutter piece and replaced with the smaller Swords Dance
Increased size of Steel Wing piece
Geodude, Graveler, Golem, Rhyhorn, Magnemite
Decreased the Miss bar size

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