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Feb 11

Pokémon Sword and Shield - Global Challenge Winter 2021

Posted by Sunain | February 11th 2021 at 03:36 PM EST
Tags: Online Tournament, Pokémon Day, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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The official Pokémon website has announced the Global Challenge Winter 2021 Online Competition for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield which will take place from February 25th, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. PST to February 28th, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST. Details have been added to our 8th Generation Online Competitions page.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Global Challenge Winter 2021

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Region: International
Registration Period: February 10, 2021, at 9:00 p.m. PST to February 25, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST
Tournament Period: February 25, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. PST to February 28, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST
Ranking Results Announcement: March 2021
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Banned Pokémon: The event follows Series 8 regulations and you can choose one of Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, or Calyrex to include on your team.
Battle Type: Single Battles
Entry Gift: If you battle in the Global Challenge Winter 2021, you'll receive a participation gift of 50 Battle Points.
Description
A new opportunity is here to battle with your favorite Legendary Pokémon at your side in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield! This casual competition has no Championship Points on the line, so it's an opportunity to have fun and maybe experiment with a new battle lineup. And with the competition taking place February 25 to 28, 2021, you can spend Pokémon Day battling for glory with the chosen Legendary Pokémon at your side.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Global Challenge Winter Features Powerful Legendary Pokémon

Trainers can include one powerful Legendary Pokémon in their battle lineup for the Online Competition running February 25 to 28.

A new opportunity is here to battle with your favorite Legendary Pokémon at your side in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield! Put a powerful team together and compete in Global Challenge Winter, taking place February 25, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. PST to February 28, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST. The event follows Series 8 regulations, meaning you can compete in Single Battles with one Legendary Pokémon typically excluded from Online Competitions. You can choose one of Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, or Calyrex to include on your team. This casual competition has no Championship Points on the line, so it's an opportunity to have fun and maybe experiment with a new battle lineup.

Registration for Global Challenge Winter runs February 10, 2021, at 9:00 p.m. PST to February 25, 2021, at 3:59 p.m. PST. And with the competition taking place February 25 to 28, you can spend Pokémon Day battling for glory with the chosen Legendary Pokémon at your side. Check out the full list of rules, including eligible Pokémon, before diving into battle.

How to Register for the Global Challenge Winter Online Competition

  1. Launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Open the X menu.
  3. Select VS.
  4. Select Battle Stadium.
  5. Select Online Competitions.
  6. Select Search Official Competitions.

How to View Your Rankings

  1. After the competition has ended, launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Open the X menu.
  3. Select VS.
  4. Select Battle Stadium.
  5. Select Online Competitions.
  6. Select Search Official Competitions.

How to Receive the Participation Gift of 50 Battle Points

  1. After the competition has ended, launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Open the X menu.
  3. Select Mystery Gift.
  4. Select Get a Mystery Gift.
  5. Select Get Battle Stadium Rewards.
May you battle with Leon's skill, Hop's enthusiasm, and Bea's ferocity!

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/pokemon-sword-and-pokemon-shield-global-challenge-winter-features-powerful-legendary-pokemon/

Article edited on2021-02-11 03:36:51 bySunain
Feb 02

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Ranked Battles February 2021 Season (Season 15)

Posted by Sunain | February 2nd 2021 at 10:17 AM EST
Tags: Online Tournament, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Ranked Battles
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The official Pokémon website has announced the details for the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Ranked Battles February 2021 Season (Season 15).

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Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Ranked Battles February 2021 Season (Season 15)

Add the might of one usually restricted Legendary Pokémon to your party in this month’s battles!

You have a tough decision to make in the Ranked Battles February 2021 Season: Which powerful, usually ineligible Legendary Pokémon will you choose to help lead your team to victory? With the Series 8 rules in effect, you can add just one of these strong contenders to your team, so choose wisely from among the following Legendary Pokémon: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, and Calyrex.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Ranked Battles allow you to test your Trainer skills in head-to-head battles with players around the world, move up the global leaderboards, and earn helpful in-game rewards. Good luck battling in the Ranked Battles February 2021 Season!

Eligible Pokémon: Galar Pokédex No. 001–400, Isle of Armor Pokédex No. 001–210, and Crown Tundra Pokédex No. 001–210 are eligible, as well as the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Treecko, Grovyle, Sceptile, Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken, Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert, Latias, Latios, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Uxie, Mesprit, Azelf, Dialga, Palkia, Heatran, Regigigas, Giratina, Cresselia, Tornadus, Thundurus, Reshiram, Zekrom, Landorus, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Rowlet, Dartrix, Decidueye, Litten, Torracat, Incineroar, Popplio, Brionne, Primarina, Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, Tapu Bulu, Tapu Fini, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Nihilego, Buzzwole, Pheromosa, Xurkitree, Celesteela, Kartana, Guzzlord, Necrozma, Poipole, Naganadel, Stakataka, and Blacephalon.

February 2021 Season Rewards

Master Ball Tier
  • Gold Bottle Cap ×3
  • 600 Battle Points
  • Dynite Ore ×30
  • Armorite Ore ×30
Ultra Ball Tier
  • Gold Bottle Cap ×1
  • 300 Battle Points
  • Dynite Ore ×10
  • Armorite Ore ×10
Great Ball Tier
  • Bottle Cap ×3
  • Ability Capsule ×1
  • 100 Battle Points
  • Dynite Ore ×5
  • Armorite Ore ×5
Poké Ball Tier and Beginner Tier
  • Ability Capsule ×1
  • 50 Battle Points
  • Dynite Ore ×5
  • Armorite Ore ×5

How to Start a Ranked Battle

  1. Launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Open the X menu.
  3. Select VS.
  4. Select Battle Stadium.
  5. Select Ranked Battles.

How to Receive In-Game Rewards

You will need to finish at least one match with a win or loss during the February 2021 Season to be eligible for rewards at the end of the season.

  1. After the competition has ended, launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Open the X menu.
  3. Select Mystery Gift.
  4. Select Get a Mystery Gift.
  5. Select Get Battle Stadium Rewards.

Regarding the Battle-Ready Symbol

Only Pokémon obtained in a Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game or those with the battle-ready symbol are eligible. Pokémon from previous games in the Pokémon series can receive the battle-ready symbol from the character next to the door in the center of the Battle Tower. Moves that cannot be used in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be forgotten when the battle-ready symbol is applied to your Pokémon. Once forgotten, these moves cannot be relearned.

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/pokemon-sword-and-pokemon-shield-ranked-battles-february-2021-season-season-15/

Article edited on2021-02-02 10:17:48 bySunain
Jan 26

Pokémon Sword and Shield - Ranked Battles Series 8

Posted by Sunain | January 26th 2021 at 08:14 AM EST
Tags: Online Tournament, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Ranked Battles
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The official Pokémon website has announced the details for the Ranked Battles Series 8 for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield which begins on February 1st, 2021.

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Trainers Can Use a Restricted Pokémon in Ranked Battles Series 8, Starting February 1, 2021

Prepare for huge battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield with the latest Ranked Battle Series.

Ranked Battle Series 8 starts up on February 1, 2021, in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, and with it comes a chance to battle together with tough Legendary Pokémon usually not permitted in competitive matches. Trainers can include one Pokémon from the Restricted Pokémon list below on their Battle Team. Note that this is different from previous GS Cup regulations where two of these Pokémon were permitted on a Battle Team. The new team restrictions closely match the recent Dragon King Cup competition, so check out battle data from that tournament in Pokémon HOME to get some team ideas!

The Series 8 regulations will also be in effect for the Pokémon Players Cup III Region Qualifier and Global Finals rounds.

For a summary of all Video Game Championships tournament rules, see below. You can also check out the Play! Pokémon Rules & Resources page to see complete Play! Pokémon VG rules and formats.

Eligible Pokémon

  • Restricted Pokémon: 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
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  • Mythical Pokémon are not permitted in battle.
  • All other Pokémon from the Galar Pokédex, the Isle of Armor Pokédex, and the Crown Tundra Pokédex as well as certain other Pokémon are permitted.
  • Pokémon with the Gigantamax Factor are permitted.
  • All Pokémon will be set to Lv. 50, including Pokémon below Lv. 50.
  • Duplicate Pokémon are not allowed.
  • Duplicate held items are not allowed.

Timer Regulations

  • Each battle begins with a 90-second Team Preview phase.
  • In each battle, players have the following time limits:
    • 7 minutes of Your Time
    • 45 seconds of Move Time
    • 20 minutes of Game Time
Good luck battling in Pokémon Ranked Battle Series 8 starting February 1!

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/trainers-can-use-a-restricted-pokemon-in-ranked-battles-series-8-starting-february-1-2021/
Sep 10

Pokémon Players Cup II

Posted by Sunain | September 10th 2020 at 10:51 AM EDT
Tags: Online Tournament, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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The official Pokémon website has announced the Pokémon Players Cup II with the first quallifier taking place from Thursday, September 24th, at 5:00 p.m. PDT until Sunday, September 27th, at 4:59 p.m. PDT. Details have been added to our 8th Generation Online Competitions page.

The Pokémon Players Cup II Starts in September 2020, featuring Pokémon TCG and Video Game Events

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Find out what you need to know to participate in or follow along with the tournament.

The Pokémon Players Cup II online tournament is just around the corner, taking place September through December 2020. It's an exciting opportunity for Pokémon Trainers around the world to pit their knowledge and skill against one another in a battle for prizes, glory, and bragging rights. Participation in the Pokémon Players Cup II is open to all Masters Division players, and the tournament will take place entirely online.

The Pokémon Players Cup II will comprise two separate competitions—one featuring the Pokémon Trading Card Game, and one featuring the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games. A Pokkén Tournament DX event will not be included in this tournament, but we hope to include Pokkén Tournament DX again in a future event.

Eligible competitors can earn their places in the Region Qualifiers through qualifying events. To participate in these events, players MUST have a Pokémon Trainer Club account and have a Player ID by September 21 at 10:00 a.m. PDT. Pokémon TCG players also need to have logged in to the Pokémon TCG Online with a Player ID attached to their PTC account between June 21 and September 21 to participate.

Video game players will battle in the Pokémon Players Cup II Qualifier to lock in a spot for the Region Qualifiers. Video game players need to have linked their Pokémon Trainer Club account to their Nintendo account before the Pokémon Players Cup II Qualifier begins. Get details on this event.

Pokémon TCG players will compete in tournaments during a qualifying period in the Pokémon TCG Online. We've added new features to the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online to enhance players' experience: Eligible players will automatically have 50 Tournament Keys delivered to their Pokémon TCG Online account before the start of the qualifier period, which runs from September 28 to October 26. Tournament Keys provide special entry into a Standard format Pokémon Players Cup II qualifier queue, ensuring that each player has the same number of opportunities to qualify.

Both the Pokémon TCG and video game events will be streamed so fans can watch intense battles and cheer on their favorite competitors. Follow along here on www.pokemon.com, on Twitch, or on YouTube. Our team of experts will be providing insightful commentary every step of the way. Get details on Pokémon Players Cup II streaming.

Get additional information about the Pokémon Players Cup II, including rules, eligibility requirements, dates, and more.

Good luck, Trainers!

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/the-pokemon-players-cup-ii-starts-in-september-2020-featuring-pokemon-tcg-and-video-game-events/

Battle in the Pokémon Players Cup II Qualifier Online Competition with Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield

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Compete against fellow Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Trainers to advance to the Pokémon Players Cup II Region Qualifier.

Test your skills as a Pokémon Trainer and earn an opportunity to play in the Pokémon Players Cup II Region Qualifiers by battling in the Pokémon Players Cup II Qualifier Online Competition. This event takes place from Thursday, September 24, at 5:00 p.m. PDT until Sunday, September 27, at 4:59 p.m. PDT.

All Trainers who participate in the competition will receive 50 Battle Points, which can be redeemed after rankings are announced. Players must participate in at least one battle to receive the Battle Points. However, Pokémon Players Cup II participation is open to Masters Division players only. Competition rules will be those established in Ranked Battles Series 6.

Competition Format

The Pokémon Players Cup II Qualifier Online Competition will be comprised of Double Battles. Each Trainer can bring a lineup of four to six Pokémon of Lv. 1–100, and all Pokémon will become Lv. 50 for the duration of each battle. Four Pokémon will be selected per battle. Only Pokémon obtained in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield (excluding certain Legendary or Mythical Pokémon) or those with the battle-ready symbol are eligible. For a list of Pokémon prohibited from competing, view the Ranked Battles Series 6 rules.

Total time per battle is 20 minutes. Each Trainer will be allotted seven minutes in total. Preview time is 90 seconds, and turn time is 45 seconds. Trainers can compete in a maximum of 15 battles per day. Trainers who don't reach the daily limit can carry additional battles over to the following day. Each battle day ends at 5:00 p.m. PDT.

Sign-Up Period

Trainers can sign up to compete in the Pokémon Players Cup II Qualifier Online Competition starting on Wednesday, September 9, at 10:00 p.m. PDT and going until Thursday, September 24, at 4:59 p.m. PDT. Entry is not allowed once the competition has started.

To sign up, follow these steps:

  1. Launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Enter the VS menu.
  3. Select Battle Stadium.
  4. Select Online Competitions.
  5. Select Search Official Competitions.
May your Pokémon be swift and strong in your future battles!

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/battle-in-the-pokemon-players-cup-ii-qualifier-online-competition-with-pokemon-sword-and-pokemon-shield/

Article edited on2020-09-10 10:58:33 bySunain
Aug 14

Pokémon Japan Championships 2020 - Championship Matches - East Sea Tritodon Event Pokémon

Posted by Sunain | August 14th 2020 at 06:58 PM EDT
Tags: YouTube, Event Pokémon, Online Tournament, NicoNico, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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The battle for the Pokémon Japan's Champions for 2020 will be streamed on NicoNico Live and YouTube Live! Watch the semifinals and finals of each category live, and enjoy the best Pokémon battles in the world! As a promotion for the broadcast, they are distributing an East Sea Tritodon Event Pokémon which was the champion Pokémon during the Pokémon Japan Championships 2019! The Event Pokémon present will be given away during the live broadcast and can be obtained in Pokémon Sword or Shield.

Air Times - Saturday, August 22nd, 2020

Junior Category: 10:00 a.m. JST
Senior Category: 1:00 p.m. JST
Master Category: 4:00 p.m. JST

East Sea Tritodon Event Pokémon Details:

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ID: 200822
OT: カ・エール
Gender: Female
Level: 50
Moves: Protect, Surf, Ice Beam, Earth Power
Serial Code: PJCS2019CHAMP

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Source: https://www.pokemon.co.jp/sp/tournament_2020/

Article edited on2020-08-22 06:55:21 bySunain
Aug 09

Pokémon Sword and Shield - Shiny Amoonguss - Trainer's Cup Pokémon Korea

Posted by Sunain | August 9th 2020 at 05:35 PM EDT
Tags: Event Pokémon, Online Tournament, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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A Shiny Amoonguss was distributed as part of the promotion for the Pokémon Sword and Shield Trainer's Cup YouTube stream broadcast by Pokémon Korea. The Amoonguss is based off of the one used by World Champion Senior Top 4 player Baik Jongyoon in the 2019 World Championships.

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Shiny Amoonguss Details:

Level: 50
Moves: Clear Smog, Spore, Protect and Rage Powder
Gift Period: August 9th, 2020 until August 10th, 2020 at 23:00 pm
Serial Code: TRA1NERSCUP

Sources: https://www.facebook.com/PokemonCoKr/posts/3266479700058042 and https://pokemonkorea.co.kr/ptc2020

Article edited on2020-08-10 10:27:08 bySunain
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