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Ghost (ゴースト) and Strike (ストライク) will be distributed to players of Pokémon X and Y in Japan at the 8 Pokémon Centers and the participating 45 Toys R Us locations as a Christmas Exchange (クリスマス交換会) event distribution. In the spirit of exchanging and giving during Christmas time, players can exchange one of their Pokémon in a trade to get either Ghost or Strike starting on December 21st, 2013 until December 26th, 2013.

Any caught Pokémon from Pokémon X and Y can be traded but easily caught Pokémon such as Horubee or Yayakoma are recommended as they are available early in the games. Players can then use the Player Search System (PSS) to trade their Pokémon with a store staff member.


The Ghost (ゴースト) players will receive will evolve into Gangar (ゲンガー) at the end of the trading process. Gangar is level 25, has the OT Christmas (クリスマス), has the Ability Levitate (ふゆう) and knows the following moves: Psychic (サイコキネシス), Confuse Ray (あやしいひかり), Sucker Punch (ふいうち) and Shadow Punch (シャドーパンチ).

Strike (ストライク) will be holding the Metal Coat item and it will evolve into Hassam (ハッサム) at the end of the trading process. Hassam is level 25, has the OT Christmas (クリスマス), has the Ability Technician (テクニシャン) and knows the following moves: Aerial Ace (つばめがえし), False Swipe (みねうち), Agility (こうそくいどう) and Fury Cutter (れんぞくぎり).

Players can then get the Mega Stones to Mega evolve both Gangar (ゲンガー) and Hassam (ハッサム) during battles.

Lucky Egg Serial Code

Players of Pokémon Black or White, Pokémon Black 2 or White 2, as well as Pokémon X and Y can also receive a serial code to get a Lucky Egg. Only serial code will be given per person and there is only a limited number of serial codes that will be distributed.


During Pokémon Get TV 10, a commercial aired to announce the distribution at the Pokémon Centers.

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