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Feb 28

Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble (カントー×アローラ)

Posted by Sunain | February 28th 2017 at 03:58 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Competitions, Online Tournament, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The fourth online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble (カントー×アローラ) will take place from Friday, March 17, 2017 at 00:00 UTC through Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 23:59 UTC. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble (カントー×アローラ)

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Information
Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, March 17, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Max number of participants: 50 000
Ranking Results Announcement: April 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Single Battle
Banned Pokémon: Players could only use Pokémon from the Kanto and Alola region Pokédexes. Mewtwo, Mew, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, and Magearna could not be used. Mega Stones were not allowed.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants in the Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble Online Competition will receive the Mega Stones Pidgeotite and Steelixite. To qualify, players must earn a place in the rankings by completing at least three battles.
Description
Get ready to compete in the Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble Online Competition! In this competition, the only Pokémon you can use are those you could discover in the Kanto region in Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue, or Pokémon Yellow, along with Pokémon of the Alola region you can find in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. All qualified participants will earn a Pidgeotite and a Steelixite for playing. These Mega Stones allow your Pidgeot and Steelix to Mega Evolve during battle.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Register three to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Three of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the sta
rt of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game. • At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select three Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle.
If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/65b18aaf-bbe2-47fb-97c5-89034f8bd8d5
Jan 30

2017 International Challenge February

Posted by Sunain | January 30th 2017 at 11:31 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Tournament, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The third online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. 2017 International Challenge February will take place from Friday, February 24, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 23:59 UTC. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

2017 International Challenge February

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, February 23, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, February 24, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Max number of participants: 50 000
Ranking Results Announcement: March 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: Players could only use Pokémon from the Alolan Pokédex. Only the Alola Form of Pokémon with regional variants could be used. Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma and Magearna could not be used. Mega Stones were not allowed.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants in the 2017 International Challenge February Online Competition will receive a Mawilite Mega Stone and a Beedrillite Mega Stone.
Description
The first International Challenge featuring the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games is here! The 2017 International Challenge February will use the same rules and regulations as Pokémon Video Game Championship Series events, and you can even earn Championship Points toward an invitation to the 2017 Pokémon Video Game World Championships in August.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Register three to six of your Lv. 1–100 Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Three of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select three Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 60 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player has not made his or her selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/4cfcca44-671b-4cce-b818-e78a9d9075e5

Article edited on 2017-02-01 03:39:15 by Sunain
Jan 30

3rd Global Mission Details Announced - Trade Pokémon at the GTS!

Posted by Sunain | January 30th 2017 at 11:19 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Global Mission
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The Pokémon Global Link website announced the details for the 3rd Pokémon Sun and Moon Global Mission. "Trade Pokémon at the GTS!" will take place from January 30th, 2017 until February 14th, 2017 at 00:00 UTC.

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Participate in the New “Trade Pokémon at the GTS!” Global Mission

The “Trade Pokémon at the GTS!” global mission is active in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon through February 14, 2017, at 00:00 UTC. Remember to use Game Sync to contribute your tally of trades via the Global Trade Station to the total!

If everyone teams up to make 1 million trades at the GTS, you’ll receive 2,000 Festival Coins.

If you've signed up for a PGL account before the global mission ends and the global goal reaches 1 million trades at the GTS, you’ll receive 4,000 Festival Coins—but if 2 million trades are registered then the reward will also include a Friend Ball!

If the goal isn’t reached, you’ll still receive 200 Festival Coins for participating, while PGL members receive 400 FC.

Here’s how you can join the fun:
1. Talk with the global mission receptionist in the Festival Plaza castle and enter the global mission.
2. Back at the Festival Plaza, select Trade and then GTS.
3. Trade as many Pokémon as possible at the GTS before February 14, 2017, at 00:00 UTC.
​4. Check in with the global mission receptionist in Festival Plaza before February 14, 2017, at 00:00 UTC to record your progress.

You don’t need to be a Pokémon Global Link member to participate in global missions, but as a bonus, players who have registered their Game Sync ID at the PGL will earn double the Festival Coins, and any PGL member who reports five or more trades will earn five Rare Candies!

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/58dccacf-34eb-4d1e-accc-4313cf82d5b5

Article edited on 2017-01-30 11:20:47 by Sunain
Jan 30

QR Code Rental Teams / Host your own Friendly Competition

Posted by Sunain | January 30th 2017 at 06:51 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Competitions, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The Pokémon Global Link has updated for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon and the new feature QR Rental Teams is now available to use. Players can publicly share their own teams and to use Battle Teams designed by other players by creating or scanning in QR Code patterns. Frequently used QR Rental Teams are posted on the Pokémon Global Link website.

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Discover QR Code Rental Teams

Battle with teams designed by other players with the QR Rental Teams feature. With this feature you can try out teams and strategies that would ordinarily take a long time to put together, or help a friend battle against a variety of teams. Rental Teams make it easy to practice and prepare like never before! But when it comes time for a real competition, you’ll have to put together your own team—Rental Teams aren’t allowed in formal tournaments.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/0a25782c-0d6b-4c46-bb5c-8018756c061a

Host your own Friendly Competition now!

Set up your own small tournaments for your pals to play in with Friendly Competitions. Customize your competition’s format and regulations so you can battle any way you want. Use the PGL to host either an Online Competition or a Live Competition, set your competition name and regulations, and then make it public or private.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/30247b86-8783-4b75-85f2-4ab9bcd301bb

Article edited on 2017-02-01 06:54:08 by Sunain
Jan 26

Players Banned from Pokémon Global Link for Save Modification

Posted by Sunain | January 26th 2017 at 07:32 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, The Pokémon Company International, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Global Mission
Comments: 0
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The Pokémon Company International announced on their Japanese website that 5954 players have been banned so far for illegally altering save game data. Players that have been banned are unable to use any of the Pokémon Global Link's online features including: Game Sync, Rating Battles, Battle Competitions and Global Missions.

Players that have been banned will receive the Error Code: 090-0212 and a message stating that connecting to the Pokémon Global Link is prohibited.

The press release also states that they will continue to ban more player in the future without notice that illegally modify game data.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/b87bc53f-7144-44ba-9a29-59bd00330d84

Article edited on 2017-01-26 08:41:53 by Sunain
Jan 05

Alola Friendly (アローラフレンドリー)

Posted by Sunain | January 5th 2017 at 02:38 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Tournament, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
Comments: 0
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The second online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. Alola Friendly (アローラフレンドリー) will take place from Friday, January 27, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, January 29, 2017, at 23:59 UTC. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

Alola Friendly (アローラフレンドリー)

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Information
Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, January 27, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, January 29, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Max number of participants: 50 000
Ranking Results Announcement: February 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Single Battle
Banned Pokémon: Players may use only Pokémon from the Alolan Pokédex. All Mythical and Legendary Pokémon are not allowed. Mega Stones are not allowed.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants in the Alola Friendly Online Competition will receive 50 Battle Points. To qualify, players must earn a place in the rankings by completing at least three battles.
Description
Get ready to battle once again with Pokémon from the Alola region in the Alola Friendly Online Competition! This tournament will be played using the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games, using only Pokémon found in the Alola Pokédex.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Register three to six of your Lv. 1–100 Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Three of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. If the outcome has not been determined when the time limit expires, the game will automatically apply tiebreakers to determine a winner.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select three Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 60 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player has not made his or her selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/173540c6-ac2a-4d47-b5db-b9a2a197607e
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