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Pokémon News - 17-01-16

Ellis99 January 18, 2016 User blog:Ellis99

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This week, 20th anniversary info, new anime and Pokken info.

Game News


20th anniversary

The twentieth anniversary has com! and is going to be offering quite a lot over this year.


There are to be events across the year of mythical Pokémon, like Manaphy, Shaymin, Mew etc. in the USA. Here is a list of them:

  • Mew – February 1 - 24
  • Celebi – March 1 - 24
  • Jirachi – April 1 - 24
  • Manaphy – June 1 - 24
  • Darkrai – May 1 - 24
  • Shaymin – July 1 - 24
  • Arceus – August 1 - 24
  • Victini – September 1 - 24
  • Keldeo – October 1 - 24
  • Meloetta – December 1 - 24
  • Genesect – November 1 – 24

It is unknown if these events will come to Europe and other places.


A bundle for the New 3DS has been announced. This bundle has plates featuring Charizard and Blastoise.

2DS bundles!

Bundles for the 2DS have been announced for Europe. These bundles have the colour of each Generation I game that came out in the West, Red, Blue and Yellow. Each one of them contains a copy of Red, Blue and Yellow, depending on the colouring, Red and Red, Blue for Blue and Yellow for Yellow.

New 3DS Cover Plates!

As a part of the 20th anniversary, New 3Ds cover plates are to be released in Europe. One contains sprites from Red and Green while the other has artwork of Pokémon in Super Mystery Dungeon.

Battle Season

The 14th Battle Season has been announced. Here are the specifications:

  • Double battle
  • National PokéDex is allowed
  • No one than two of the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal and Zygarde
  • The following Pokémon are banned: Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Deoxys, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Diancie and Hoopa.

The season runs from January 19th to March 15th, 2016.


New events for Shuffle and Shuffle Mobile have been revealed. Here are the following events:

  • An Infernape stage will be running till January 26th on both platforms.
  • A Dusknoir stage will be running till January 19th on Shuffle and January 26th on Shuffle Mobile.
  • An Arceus stage will be running till January 26th on Shuffle.
  • Shuffle Mobile is running Daily Pokémon #4, which contains Wynaut on Monday, Torkoal on Tuesday, Zangoose on Wednesday, Luvdisc on Thursday and Seviper on Friday and will be running till January 22nd.

With it, if anyone ranked in the Mega Swampert competitive stage, the Swampertite is now redeemable. Other high ranking players earn a Disruption Delay, Attack Power and a Mega Speedup and if you didn’t make it, you an also redeem a jewel but make sure you Check In before January 26th at 06:00 UTC.


Pokken Info

New Pokémon and Support Pokémon have been revealed with other game info.

Here are the following new Pokémon and Support Pokémon.

  • Braixen
  • Garchomp ↔ Mega Garchomp
  • Mewtwo (standard)
  • Chandelure
Support Pokémon
  • Croagunk
  • Sylveon
  • Pachirisu
  • Magikarp

Anime News


The time has come… for the West

The next series of Pokémon anime has been announced for the West. It is called Pokémon the Series: XYZ which will feature the nefarious Team Flare and their Pokémon by their side. What adventures will happen and whose side is Alain? Will he find out what Lysandre is really like? Stay tuned!


XYZ 2016 movie

Info on the movie for this year has been released. Here are two exerts:

This is the first:

A Pokémon fell from the sky!

Ash and his friends are continuing on their journey to become Pokémon Masters when, suddenly, a lump obscured in white smoke tumbles from the sky. While enveloping the surrounding area in white smoke, a figure emerges from the center. It’s the Mythical Pokémon Volcanion.

Ash and friends are concerned as the human-hating Volcanion immediately turns to take its leave. However, a shock wave from above causes Ash and Volcanion to be connected by a mysterious device, and they can’t separate themselves!

Volcanion runs off dragging Ash along with him, and they eventually reach Azoth Kingdom, a mechanized city with many large rotating gears.

Why did Volcanion fall from the sky?

And why is it placing its sights on Azoth Kingdom!?

The mechanized kingdom becomes the stage as the hottest legend in Pokémon history begins!

This is the second:

What is the power concealed in Volcanion's arm!?

It's said that its steam can knock over a mountain, and it can also conceal Volcanion's body in thick fog.

The arm displays a complete range of movement, and the steam produced from the arm when it splits in two packs a punch! Unlike any Pokémon that have been introduced so far, it has both Fire and Water typing, and the water-absorbing mouth on its arm can produce both Water and Fire-type attacks. Also, the blue in the windows on top of its arm seems to be connected with the amount of water stored in its body.

Because of the water and fire, it can produce explosive steam inside its body, but when attacking it seems like water is Volcanion’s primary energy source.


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