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Jan 08

Simple Symphony (シンプルシンフォニー)

Posted by Sunain | January 8th 2019 at 09:32 AM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Tournament, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
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The Simple Symphony (シンプルシンフォニー) online competition for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon has been announced on the Pokémon Global Link website. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

Simple Symphony (シンプルシンフォニー)

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Information
Region: International
Registration Period: Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 (00:00 UTC) through Thursday, January 24th, 2019 (23:59 UTC)
Tournament Period: Friday, January 25th, 2019 (00:00 UTC) through Sunday, January 27th, 2019 (23:59 UTC)
Ranking Results Announcement: February 2019
Compatible Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Battle Type: Single Battle
Banned Pokémon: Eligible Pokémon are limited to Pokémon of a single type, excluding Legendary and Mythical Pokémon. No two Pokémon on your team may have the same National Pokédex number.
Entry Gift: All qualified participants will receive 50 Battle Points.
Description
In the Simple Symphony Online Competition, Trainers create a team using Pokémon with only one type, excluding Legendary and Mythical Pokémon.

The competition features Single Battles with teams of three to six Pokémon, of which three will compete in each match. Pokémon brought in via Poké Transporter will be permitted in battle. All Pokémon will be set to Lv. 50 for the duration of the battles. Z-Moves are permitted, but Mega Stones may not be used. Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team. There will be a 10-minute player clock, with 45-second turns.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Mega Stones are not permitted.
• 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 to battle with.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player’s selections have not been made by the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 times 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/07c197b7-237c-4d15-b2e0-d5d8fcda4a0b
Jan 08

Rating Battle Season 14

Posted by Sunain | January 8th 2019 at 09:23 AM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Rating Battles, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
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The official Pokémon Global Link website has announced the details for Rating Battle Season 14 for Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. Rating Battle Season 14 began on January 8th, 2019 at 0:00 UTC.

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Play in a Berry Great Rating Battle Season 14

This Rating Battle Season is number 14, and it’ll take a lot of skill to stand out against players around the world! Challenge other Trainers to climb the leaderboards and find out where you rank against global competition. The Rating Battle leaderboards reset at the beginning of each season, so you’ll start at the same level as everyone else. As you battle, you’ll move up or down the rankings based on your match outcomes. Rating Battle Season 14 began on January 8, 2019, at 0:00 UTC.

Rating Battles are available in Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon, but please note that Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon battles will be ranked separately from Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon battles. Also, Pokémon and moves introduced in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon may not be used in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Rating Battles.

This season’s Special format features Single Battles and prohibits all held items except Berries. Choose the best Berries for your battles to see how many wins you can squeeze out! All Mythical Pokémon, some Legendary Pokémon, and Ash-Greninja will not be allowed.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/2137b9a0-3ebe-4241-a846-8985ff2bca51

Article edited on 2019-01-08 09:23:28 by Sunain
Dec 29

Rare Berries Distribution for Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon

Posted by Sunain | December 29th 2018 at 10:29 AM EST
Tags: Event, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
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The official Pokémon website has announced that players of Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon will be able to get a Mystery Gift containing an Enigma Berry, a Micle Berry, a Custap Berry, a Jaboca Berry and a Rowap Berry. This Berry distribution runs from January 7th, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. PST until September 2nd, 2019 at 4:59 p.m. PST.

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Get Rare Berries

Don’t miss your chance to obtain these elusive treats that will boost your Pokémon’s performance.

Starting early January of 2019, Pokémon fans will be able to take part in a Berry exciting event (see what we did there?). Players of Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, and Pokémon Moon will have the opportunity to get a Mystery Gift containing a selection of special Berries that have previously been unavailable in the games. The Mystery Gift contains an Enigma Berry, a Micle Berry, a Custap Berry, a Jaboca Berry, and a Rowap Berry.

Each of these rare Berries has useful effects when held by a Pokémon, but you may not want to use any right away. By traveling to Poké Pelago in your game, you can plant the Berries to grow more of them. With proper maintenance, your supply of these handy items will never run dry.

Competitive players will be pleased to learn that these Berries can be used in Pokémon Global Link Rating Battles and Online Competitions (unless the regulations state otherwise). They can also be used for the 2019 Video Game Championship Series from the Moon Series onward.

This Berry distribution runs from January 7, 2019 (8:00 p.m. PST), to September 2, 2019 (4:59 p.m. PST), so don't miss out on adding these valuable items to your game!

To get your Berries via Nintendo Network:
  1. Select Mystery Gift on the main menu.
  2. Select Receive Gift.
  3. Select Get via Internet, then Yes, and then Yes again to connect to the internet.
  4. Watch as you receive your Berries.
  5. Speak to the delivery person in any Pokémon Center to add the Berries to your inventory.
  6. Be sure to save your game!

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/get-rare-berries/

Article edited on 2018-12-29 10:30:25 by Sunain
Nov 28

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Sell 1.5 Million Copies in US Since Launch

Posted by Sunain | November 28th 2018 at 01:17 PM EST
Tags: Press Release, Nintendo, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon, Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!, Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!
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From November 16th, 2018 until November 26th, 2018, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! have sold a combined 1.5 million copies in the United States. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon has sold 2.2 million copies since its launch on November 17th, 2017.

Nintendo Hits Big Milestones from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

Nintendo Switch set two new records from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday: It became the best-selling Nintendo console in U.S. history for that five-day period, surpassing even Wii system sales. Nintendo Switch also had its best-selling week ever in the United States. In fact, according to Adobe Analytics, Nintendo Switch was among the most-purchased items online on Thanksgiving Day and the overall top-selling video game product online for the Black Friday-Cyber Monday time period.

Strong demand resulted in shoppers buying more than $250 million in Nintendo products from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, according to Nintendo’s internal sales figures, demonstrating that Nintendo has something for everyone this holiday season. That sales total accounts for video game systems like Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, retro systems like Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition, as well as all Nintendo-produced games and accessories. Total U.S. hardware sales for Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday increased 45 percent over the same period in 2017.

And that doesn’t even take into account that one of the most anticipated video game events of the year is still to come: the Dec. 7 launch of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game. As previously announced, the game has become not only the most pre-sold Nintendo Switch game of all time, but also the most pre-sold Super Smash Bros. game ever in the series.

Unless otherwise noted, the following data from Nintendo covers Nov. 22 to Nov. 26, and is specific to the U.S. only:

  • Nintendo Switch hardware sales grew 115 percent compared to the same period in 2017.
  • Lifetime sales of Nintendo Switch, which is entering only its second holiday season, have reached more than 8.2 million units.
  • Sales of first-party games, including digital downloads, topped 1 million units Nov. 22-26, beating 2017’s totals by 78 percent.
  • Nintendo Switch games Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! have hit combined U.S. sales of more than 1.5 million units since their Nov. 16 launch.
  • Additionally, after 12 months of availability, lifetime combined sales of the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon games crossed 2.2 million.
Nov 09

Ash's Pikachu Wearing Cap - Event Distribution

Posted by Sunain | November 9th 2018 at 09:54 AM EST
Tags: Anime, Event Pokémon, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
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To promote the upcoming games Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! / Let's Go, Eevee, 5 different Pikachu's wearing Ash's caps from the different anime generations will be obtainable via serial code for Nintendo 3DS players of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. The codes can be redeemed from November 9th, 2018 until December 1st, 2018 at 15:59pm Taiwan Standard Time.

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Get Pikachu Wearing Ash’s Hats

Pokémon Trainers can get five different Pikachu wearing hats based on those Ash has worn in Pokémon the Series.

Ash Ketchum and Pikachu have been traveling together for over 20 years in Pokémon the Series. To commemorate their many adventures, we're giving Trainers the opportunity to receive five different Pikachu in their Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon game.

These Pikachu are unique—each one wears a hat that Ash wore in one of the regions the famous duo has explored. In addition to sporting one of Ash's trademark hats, each Pikachu is also equipped with a set of moves inspired by the attacks Ash's partner would frequently use in that region.

To get these Pikachu in your game, you will need to enter their respective passwords between November 9 and November 30, 2018. Look below for instructions to bring these Pikachu into your game and for the basic stats and password for each of the five Pikachu.

To get Pikachu via a password:
  1. Open your Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon game.
  2. Select Mystery Gift on the main menu.
  3. Select Receive Gift.
  4. Select Get with Code/Password, then Yes, then Yes again to connect to the internet.
  5. Enter one of the passwords listed below.
  6. Watch as Pikachu arrives in your game.
  7. Speak to the delivery person in any Pokémon Center to receive your Pikachu.
  8. Repeat steps 2–8 to receive the other Pikachu.
  9. Be sure to save your game.

Pikachu Wearing Ash’s Hats Details:

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Serial Codes:

Hoenn Cap - LETSGOPIKACHU06
Sinnoh Cap - LETSGOPIKACHU09
Unova Cap - 13LETSGOPIKACHU
Kalos Cap - LETS17GOPIKACHU
Alola Cap - LETSGO19PIKACHU

Sources: https://hk.portal-pokemon.com/topics/game/181109110000_pikachu.html and https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/get-pikachu-wearing-ashs-hats/

Article edited on 2018-11-10 05:33:35 by Sunain
Nov 06

2018 International Challenge November

Posted by Sunain | November 6th 2018 at 07:33 AM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Event Pokémon, Online Competitions, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
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The 2018 International Challenge November online competition for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon has been announced on the Pokémon Global Link website. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

2018 International Challenge November

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Information
Region: International
Registration Period: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018, at 00:00 UTC through Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 00:00 UTC through Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: November 2018
Compatible Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: National Pokédex No. 001 through 807 are eligible, excluding Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Deoxys, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Magearna, Marshadow, Zeraora and Ash-Greninja. You can register no more than two of the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, and Necrozma. No two Pokémon on your team may have the same National Pokédex number.Rayquaza may not know the move Dragon Ascent. Eligible Pokémon are restricted to those that you caught, hatched from Eggs, or received as a Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun, or Pokémon Ultra Moon.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants will be eligible to earn Championship Points. All qualified participants will also receive a Shiny Tapu Lele.
Description
Battle in the 2018 International Challenge November Online Competition, where players can earn Championship Points toward the 2019 Pokémon World Championships. All qualified participants will also receive a Shiny Tapu Lele for their game.

This fun competition will use the regulations from the Sun Series, the first of three formats in the 2019 Championship Series Season. Pokémon throughout the National Pokédex—including a limited number of the most powerful Legendary Pokémon—are permitted in battle. Importantly, Z-Crystals, Mega Stones, the Blue Orb, and the Red Orb are not permitted as held items. Also, Rayquaza may not know the move Dragon Ascent.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Z-Crystals and Mega Stones are not permitted.
• Blue Orb and Red Orb items are not permitted.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Four of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 7-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 four Pokémon to battle with.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player’s selections have not been made by the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 times 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/80c2afa1-271a-4031-9823-5f4f3833206f

Article edited on 2018-11-06 07:34:01 by Sunain
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