Thursday: Pokémon GO - Sinnoh Pokémon + Taiko no Tatusjin - DLC + Pokémon Sun & Moon - Episode Title

31-01-2019 06:29 GMT / 01:29 EST by Serebii

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Last Update: 23:41 GMT
Edit @ 07:02: Taiko no Tatsujin DLC | Edit @ 07:16: Sales Data | Edit @ 23:31: Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

The App Store has put out a new image for Pokémon GO implying more Pokémon from the Sinnoh Region will be available very soon. This image showcases more evolutions of classic Pokémon, specifically Tangrowth, Ambipom, Gallade, Lickilicky, Mamoswine and Yanmega and the Baby Pokémon Mime Jr., Happiny and Bonsly. These evolutions, except for Mamoswine, are now currently available, requiring the Sinnoh Stone to evolve. In addition to that, Cranidos, Shieldon, Glameow and Combee have also started to appear in the wild
Edit @ 23:41: With this, some moveset changes have come into effect which we are currently in the process of cataloguing. In addition to this, moves from certain Pokémon may be stronger or weaker in Raid Battles
Edit @ 00:12: New Moves are currently being collated. These are mostly obtained through use of TM. These are all in addition to the existing moves so no older moves have become legacy
Arbok - Dragon Tail
Clefable - Meteor Mash
Ninetales - Psyshock
Alolan Ninetales - Psyshock
Wigglytuff - Ice Beam
Alakazam - Fire Punch
Machamp - Rock Slide
Muk - Thunder Punch
Alolan Muk - Snarl
Weezing - Thunderbolt
Starmie - Thunder, Ice Beam
Jynx - Focus Blast
Kabutops - Waterfall
Aerodactyl - Rock Slide
Snorlax - Outrage
Ampharos - Power Gem
Ursaring - Shadow Claw
Mantine - Bullet Seed
Houndoom - Flamethrower
Donphan - Mud Slap
Miltank - Thunderbolt, Ice Beam
Raikou - Shadow Ball
Entei - Iron Head
Suicune - Ice Beam
Ho-Oh - Hidden Power
Ludicolo - Ice Beam
Salamence - Bite
Luxray - Hidden Power
Roserade - Grass Knot Honchkrow - Sky Attack
Drapion - Bite
Magmortar - Psychic
Togekiss - Flamethrower
Porygon-Z - Blizzard
Edit @ 01:08: Niantic have detailed the upcoming Raid and move damage changes. First, for Raids, in order to rebalance it to stop certain Pokémon being able to be defeated solo, Raid Health will increase for Tier 3, 4 and 5 Raid Bosses.
In Trainer Battles, the following moves receive damage changes Waterfall, Smackdown, Shadow Claw (Energy increase), Razor Leaf, Confusion, Frost Breath, Ice Shard , Body Slam, Iron Head, Dazzling Gleam, Psyshock. In addition to that, the baseline damage for Thunderbolt and Flamethrower is altered to match Ice Beam and Ice Punch, Fire Punch and Thunder Punch will be the same
Edit @ 01:32: We have updated our Move List and Pokémon GO Pokédex with the changes to the moves Pokédex Hub

In The Games Department

Taiko No Tatsujin Drum 'n' Fun DLC

Some new DLC has been announced for the Nintendo Switch game Taiko no Tatusjin Drum 'n' Fun for Japan. This DLC is coming on February 7th for 400¥ and contains three Pokémon related tracks, bringing the total up to 4. These tracks include
Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee Game Music
Pokémon Sun & Moon Anime Opening - Future Connection
Pokémon Anime Opening - Mezase Pokémon Master ~20th Anniversary~
We'll provide further information as and when it comes internationally so be sure to keep checking back

In The Site Department

Pokémon Sales Data

Today is Nintendo's quarterly financial release and with it comes various sales data for the Pokémon 3DS and Switch games. As of December 31st 2018, the Pokémon game sales are as follows
Pokémon X & Y: 16.37 million
Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire: 14.17 million
Pokémon Sun & Moon: 16.14 million
Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon: 8.28 million
Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee: 10 million

Pokémon Sun & Moon

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon - Episode Title

A Japanese magazine has revealed new episode titles for upcoming episodes of the anime. These episodes are due to air on February 17th & February 24th respectively and continue the adventures in Poni Island. This episode has Hapu finally become the Island Kahuna of Poni Island and commences Ash's final Grand Trial
Episode 1052: An Island Kahuna is Born! Ash's Grand Trial!!
Episode 1053: Hole in One at PokéGolf

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