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 April 9th to April 15th!
This Week’s Big Stories
4/15 – Pokémon GO Community Day Event
- Remember that today is April’s Pokémon GO Community Day! Head to your local park to capture Mareep by the dozens! Check out when the event is live in your neck of the woods, and be sure to evolve a Flaaffy to an Ampharos during the time period to gain access to the exclusive move, Dragon Pulse:
- Asia & Oceania: 12:00pm JST – 3:00pm JST
- Europe: 9:00am UTC – 12:00pm UTC
- North America: 11:00am PDT – 2:00pm PDT
Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
- Details for the upcoming Ultra Kalos Classic competition have been announced! This Single Battle competition only allows trainers to use Pokémon in the Kalos Pokédex (Excluding Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Mewtwo, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Alolan Forms, Ash-Greninja, and the use of Z-Crystals). During the competition Pokémon will be raised to Level 50, and all participants will receive 50 Battle Points…or is it Beach Points? Registration runs from April 19th, 2018 until April 26th, while the Battles will take place from April 27th to the 29th!
Pokkén Tournament DX
- From April 20th through April 23rd you can participate in the The Outrage Smasher Group Match! Participation will reward you with a special title reward based on Garchomp, gaining more the higher you place
- The Grass Gym Cup is ongoing in Pokémon Duel until tomorrow! This Gym Cup increases Grass-type figures’ movement, as well as the White and Gold Attacks of Ice-type Pokémon by 20. In addition, you can get your hands on the special Mow Rotom figure!
- A Pokémon Safari featuring Salandit, Alolan Geodude, Alolan Graveler, Alolan Golem, Roggenrola, Boldore, Gigalith, Rockruff, Mareanie, & Togedemaru is available until April 24th
- The following stages are all available until April 17th as part of week 8 of Pokémon Shuffle’s event cycle:
- The Ultra Challenge Stage againstPheromosa
- The Great Challenge Stages consist ofGyarados, Shiny Metagross, Noivern, Passimian, & Minior
- This week’s Daily Pokémon stages are Oricorio (Pom-Pom Style), Wishiwashi, Komala, Fomantis, & Torracat
- The One Chance Per Day stage features Pinsir
- There’s a Competitive Stage for Mega Gyarados
Check out the official Pokémon merchandise that was either revealed, leaked, or is now available for purchase this week (big thanks to Pokéshopper as always for scouring the internet for merchandise news!):
QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
When do you think Pokémon Switch will be officially announced and released?