Tuesday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - Hoenn Cap Pikachu + Battle Competition + Pokémon Shuffle Events

02-05-2017 06:26 BST / 01:26 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 07:11: Pokémon Shuffle | Edit @ 10:31: Pokémon Duel | Edit @ 15:06: Hoenn Cap Pikachu | Edit @ 15:16: Lycanroc

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Hoenn Cap Pikachu

To tie in with the 20th movie, Pokémon! I Choose You, the first special promotion has begun in Japan. If you prebook tickets in Japan, you will get a Serial Code that can be used to unlock one of six Pikachu wearing one of Ash's caps from over the years. This distribution provides Hoenn Cap Pikachu, which has Ash's hat from the Hoenn series of the anime. This Pikachu also comes with the special Pikashunium Z Z-Crystal which turns the move Thunderbolt into the Z-Move 10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt. This distribution is available until May 15th 2017, with a repeat coming in August, so be sure to get it while you can. Our Event Database has full details of this event.

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Lycanroc

To coincide with the release of the Guardians Rising TCG set, the long rumoured Lycanroc event has finally been announced. In the UK, it will be distributed at GAME from May 5th. In France it will be distributed at Micromania from May 13th to June 12th. In Spain, it will be distributed in GAME from May 5th 2017. In Italy it will be given at Gamestop from May 5th. In Germany it will be given at Gamestop from May 5th. It has the moves Stone Edge, Fire Fang, Sucker Punch and Swords Dance with the ability No Guard and the hold item Life Orb. We'll provide full details as they come for other international distributions. Our Event Database has been updated with the details of this event

Pokkén Tournament

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Battle Competition

Details for the next Battle Competition have been announced. This is the 2017 International Challenge May competition. This is a Double Battle competition using VGC 2017 rules requiring the Alola Pokédex only. Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Magearna, Necrozma and Zygarde are not allowed. Mega Stones are also not allowed. Registration runs from May 17th through May 25th. Battles will run from May 26th to May 28th. All entrants will get the Tyranitarite, Abomasite & Manectite Mega Stones. Players that are part of the Play! Pokémon program will also earn Championship Points if they rank high enough

Pokémon Shuffle

In The Games Department

Pokémon Shuffle - Events

A few brand new challenges have begun on Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile.
First, an Incineroar Escalation Battle stage has begun. It lasts until May 16th 2017
Next, a high-speed challenge for Salazzle has also begun. It runs until May 16th 2017
Next, a stage for Alolan Ninetales has also begun. It also runs until May 16th 2017
Finally the Passimian Try 'em' Items stage has been drawn into the rotation. It runs every other week
In addition to this, all players receive Alolan Vulpix as a gift
All of these require the version 1.4.11 to download. Our Pokémon listings have been updated with these Pokémon

Pokémon Comaster

In The Games Department

Pokémon Duel - Update

The smartphone game, Pokémon Duel, has had a new update. This update brings the Water Gym Cup. Trophies will also be given at the end of the event with you being able to display on your ranking screen. This event has all Water-type Movement 1 & 2 figures get an increase of 1 for movement and Grass-types getting an Attack increase of 20 for each attack. It lasts until May 10th at 04:59 UTC with Booster Redemptions until May 16th.

Until Next Time, See Ya