World Championships

Address:



ExCel London
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
London E16 1XL

Date


August 18th - August 21st 2022

Games


Video Game
Trading Card Game
Pokémon GO
Pokkén Tournament
Pokémon UNITE
World Championships
AnchorsDistributionsGO EventPokémon Center


Rulesets

VGC Rule Set:

Usable Games Pokémon Sword & Shield
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Available National Pokédex, (if they have Galar Mark or Battle Ready Mark
Pokémon Limits: Team of 4 to 6 Pokémon from Level 1 to Level 100. All Pokémon then set to Level 50
Restricted Pokémon: Two of the following per team: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, Calyrex
Battle Time: 20 Minutes
Your Time: 7 Minutes
Team Preview: 90 Seconds
Turn Time: 45 Seconds

TCG Rule Set:

Format: Standard
Eligibility: Sword & Shield onwards: D Regulation Mark

GO Rule Set:

League Format: Great League
Max CP: 1500 CP

Banned Pokémon: Ditto, Shedinja, Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos, Galarian Moltres, Buzzwole, Pheromosa, Xurkitree

Pokkén Rule Set:

League Format: Team Battle

Special Distributions

Victini

Game: Sword & Shield
Location: At Home

This distribution was given to players on the online stream for the Video Game Championship and was the first distribution of Victini in Generation 8

Victini
Level 50
OT:???
ID:???
Ability:Victory Star
Hold Item:

Starf Berry
Brave Nature.
Date of Receiving
a Battle Competition. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 50
V-create
Zen Headbutt
Work Up
Flame Charge
Victini

Sinistea

Game: Sword & Shield
Location: At the event

This distribution was given to players who are at the Pokémon World Championships if you have your Nintendo Switch. It has the special moves of Celebrate and holds a Moomoo Milk

Sinistea /
Level 50
OT:???
ID:???
Ability:Cursed Body
Hold Item:

Moomoo Milk
Any Nature.
Date of Receiving
2022 Worlds. Apparently had a fateful encounter at Lv. 50
Memento
Metronome
Aromatherapy
Celebrate
Sinistea

Path to the Peak

Game: Pokémon Sword & Shield - Astral Radiance
Location: At Home

This card was given to players of Pokémon Trading Card Game Online or Trading Card Game Live through a special code given on the Pokémon TCG Livestream

Path to the Peak

GO T-Shirt

Game: Pokémon GO
Location: At the event

There are two special T-Shirts that were given away at the Pokémon World Championships.

The first, the blue Worlds Tee was given away through a special code on the Twitch Stream and on the Social Media platforms. It was redeemable until August 22nd 2022
The second, the red Worlds Participant Tee, was available only through special PokéStops at the Pokémon GO Booth at the event in London

GO T-Shirt

UNITE T-Shirt

Game: Pokémon UNITE
Location: At Home

There are two special promotions for Pokémon UNITE at the Pokémon World Championships.

The first, are a set of event missions that run in-game from August 14th through August 22nd
The second, the Worlds Tee, was available through a special code given through the Pokémon UNITE livestream

UNITE T-Shirt

Special Pokémon GO Event

PictureNameDatesLocation
2022 Pokemon World Championships Celebration Event2022 Pokemon World Championships Celebration Event August 18th - 23rd 2022 Global


Casters

VGCTCGGOUNITEPokkén
Joe Brown
Rosemary Kelley
Lou Akcos-Cromie
Lee Provost
Sierra Hunter
Adam Dorricot
Scott Glaza
Aaron Zheng
Ross Gilbert
Kyle Sucevich
Shelbie Bou
Ethan Hegyi
Joe Bernard
Adam Watson
Will Dunphey
Steven Sanders
Caleb Peng
Gabby Snyder
JJ Mendoza Perez
Jake Sprague
Jeff Hoogland
Kirk Dubé
Joshua Hiebert
Russell Klein
Evan Hashimoto
Alex Williams

Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store

A pop-up Pokémon Center was open during the event. This Pokémon Center , unlike past years, required an appointment reservation so as to prevent large queues that were prominent during the Pokémon Center London opening. This Pokémon Center contained various merchandise including many exclusive things with the World Championships 2022 motif

Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store

Exclusive Merchandise Displays

Pikachu & Roserade PlushCoin, Damage Counters & VSTAR Marker Set - Main Look
World Championships Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store Pikachu & Roserade PlushWorld Championships Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store Coin, Damage Counters & VSTAR Marker Set  - Main Look
Coin, Damage Counters & VSTAR Marker Set - City
World Championships Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store Coin, Damage Counters & VSTAR Marker Set  - City