Thursday: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - Battle Competition + Japanese Mewtwo amiibo Release + Episode Titles

03-09-2015 07:40 BST / 02:40 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 11:46: Episode Titles | Edit @ 18:10: Battle Competition | Edit @ 19:04: Battle Competition Poll

Pokkén Tournament

In The Games Department

Pokémon - Primal Battle

A new Battle Competition has been announced. This is the Primal Battle is a Double Battle competition and allows for you to use National Pokédex Pokémon except for Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, and Diancie., but you can use Groudon and Kyogre in your team. Registration runs from September 17th 2015 to September 24th 2015 while battles run from September 25th to September 27th 2015. All entrants get 1000 PokéMiles

Pokkén Tournament

In The Games Department

Pokémon - Battle Competition Poll

The Pokémon Company International has put up a new poll asking for views as to what format an upcoming Online Competition should hold. This competition is set to run in November so there is plenty of time to vote for it. The poll can be found on the Pokémon Global Link website and the options are as follows:

  • No Mega: Mega Stone held items are prohibited.
  • Inverse Double Battles: All type matchups are reversed.
  • Anything Goes: Triple Battles in which multiples of any and all Pokémon and items are permitted (including Pokémon brought over via Poké Transporter).
  • Anti-Evolution: Only Pokémon that can’t evolve and haven’t evolved are permitted. (Mega Evolution does not count as having an Evolution.) All Legendary and Mythical Pokémon are banned.
  • Underdogs: Pokémon that finished among the top 12 in any 2015 Double Battle Online Competition are banned.

Mewtwo amiibo

In The Games Department

Pokémon - Mewtwo amiibo

Following the European and American launch announcements of October 23rd and November 13th respectively, it has been announced that the Mewtwo amiibo is to be released in Japan! This amiibo will be available on October 29th. The amiibo will work with all the same games as the other Pokémon amiibo, including Super Mario Maker

Pokémon XY

In The Anime Department

Pokémon XY - Episode Titles

The TV Tokyo website has revealed two new episode titles for episodes set to air on October 3rd and October 10th respectively. Not much else is known about these episodes yet but they feature Tierno in both of the episodes, Shauna in the second episode, as well as the next Pokémon Showcase.
Episode 893: A Tag Battle is a Friendship Battle! Eevee Fights for the First Time!
Episode 894: The Happy Dance Comes After a Quiz!? The Anistar Festival Showcase!!

Until Next Time, See Ya