Weekly Wrap Up is our end of the week digest of smaller news stories that are just as important, but didn’t get a dedicated post! If you’d like to get real time updates about what’s mentioned here you can follow our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages. Here’s what you missed from January 1st to January 7th!
This Week’s Big Stories
- Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon’s first global event is due to end this Wednesday! This distribution gives you a Level 10 Rockruff, holding a Focus Band, with the ability Own Tempo, and the moves Fire Fang (Ultra Sun)/Thunder Fang (Ultra Moon) and Happy Hour. This special Rockruff is the only legitimate way one can obtain Dusk Form Lycanroc in game (Evolve at Level 25 between 5pm and 5:59pm), however it can be bred to give offspring Rockruff the Own Tempo ability. As long as a Rockruff has this ability, it can evolve to Dusk Form Lycanroc.
- The Dynamic Fury Group Match has been announced and will take place from January 19th to January 22nd! This special Group Match is once again a Team Battle competition on a fixed arena. Participants will receive a special title based on Machamp, while those who place higher will gain other titles as a reward
- The first qualifier for the 2018 Pokkén Tournament DX World Championships will take place at the Oceania International Championships in Sydney, February 10th & 11th! There are 100 entry places available with the winners gaining access to play at the World Championships this August in Nashville, Tennessee
My Nintendo Rewards
- For those who are part of the My Nintendo rewards in Europe, you can now get a 30% discount coupon for Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon until January 11th – this brings down the price of the game to £24.49/€27.99
- Out of nowhere region exclusives Seviper and Zangoose have migrated between their two regions. Those in the Americas and Africa can now find Seviper out in the wild while residents of Europe & Asia can now catch Zangoose. There’s no word on if or when they will switch back to their original regions, so get out there and GO catch them while you can!
- The new Guzzlord stage is now available until until January 16th – it requires 20,000 coins to play, and can only be done 10 times total during this run
- The new Kommo-o stage is also available until January 16th
- A new Pokémon Safari featuring Jangmo-o, Hakamo-o, Sandygast, Hoppip (Winking), Skiploom (Winking), Jumpluff (Winking), Cherubi (Winking), and Cherrim (Winking) is now live in game until January 16th
- The Shiny Mega Charizard X Competitive stage is running until January 9th
- The following stages have begun repeat runs until January 9th: Alolan Ninetales, Black Kyurem, Kyogre, & Reshiram
Unfortunately no new official merchandise leaked or was revealed this week. Check out this promotional poster announcing the new collaboration of Karel Capek Designs and Pokémon Centers! These tea-centric products will go on sale February 24th in Japan!