Sunday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - NicoNico Stream + Pokémon Special + Pokémon of the Week

23-10-2016 12:28 BST / 08:28 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 21:35: Pokémon GO Update

Pokémon Direct

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon

A special broadcast has aired on NicoNico for Pokémon Sun & Moon and, within this it showed some gameplay footage early on. We'll update this as more details come.
In it, a minor feature was showcased of shaking grass. As the trainer approached it, the Pokémon in the shaking grass ran up to him. True mechanics of this feature are unclear at this time
12:32: After capturing a new Pokémon, Rotom will give you a report of how complete your Pokédex is in terms of percentage.
13:12: The stream went on to Ilima's trial which requires you to look around for Alolan Rattata which are hiding in parts of the cave. You get a Z Crystal for completion. It also confirmed that there are 7 trials.

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

A new patch has started to go live for Android and iOS devices, with a gradual release happening. This patch, Version 1.13.3, adds a difference in patterns for eggs based on the distance that's required to hatch them. They have also added icons for each Pokémon's type in the information screen. Finally, they have added a low battery indicator for the GO Plus. Full details of the patch are still coming so keep checking back

Pokémon Special - Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In The Manga Department

Pokémon Special - Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

In Japan, the latest saga of the Pokémon Special/Pokémon Adventures manga, focusing on the events of Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, has been going on in a variety of Japanese magazines. As such, Coronis has continued the section of this saga, bringing the ORAS sage to a conclusion. Click the image to go to our page

Pokémon of the Week - Swampert

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one-hundred & fifty-sixth entry into the Generation VI competitive field with a Hoenn Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Archangel, Miror, Psynergy, EKZ1505 & KillerDraco. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the third generation. Swampert is very strong. It has enough power to easily drag a boulder weighing more than a ton. This Pokémon also has powerful vision that lets it see even in murky water. Swampert predicts storms by sensing subtle differences in the sounds of waves and tidal winds with its fins. If a storm is approaching, it piles up boulders to protect itself.It can swim while towing a large ship. It bashes down foes with a swing of its thick arms. Its arms are rock-hard. With one swing, they can batter down its foe. It makes its nest on beautiful beaches. So, here it is, the one-hundred & fifty-sixth entry, Swampert

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