Pokémon Black 2 / White 2 Details Leaking Updates + Live Coverage

First details leaking. Some 2ch users appear to have gotten the game before release. No digital copies of the game are currently out so sites are relying on what is shown in the threads. Content spoiler’d so those who don’t wish to read don’t have to. For those that wish to, continue to refresh as news comes in an instant!

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  • You may move more than one Pokémon at a time in the PC boxes (returning feature from Platinum)
  • There is mandatory PokéWood participation after getting the Toxic Badge
  • Must go through Undella Town to get to the Pokémon League
  • Rival’s default name is Hyuu
  • NPCs can be called through the Xtransceiver
  • Female Protagonist’s name is Mei
  • Appears the Pokémon World Tournament is in Driftveil where cold storage used to be
  • At least one mandatory rotation battle
  • Move Tutor in Driftveil City
  • If you have BW you can change White Forest and Black City to opposite area
  • World Tournament has Move Deleter, Hidden Power Judge, and Move Relearner
  • World Tournament awards BP
  • Player must compete in the World Tournament
  • Male Protagonists name is Kyouhei
  • Items able to be brought with BP: 3BP: Fire Stone, Thunder Stone, Water Stone, Leaf Stone, 8BP: Wide Lens, Scope Lens, Muscle Band and Wise Glasses
  • When in Random Match over Wi-Fi, your rating will go down if your connection is cut, however if you turn the power off in the middle of a battle, you will be unable to battle again for a bit.
  • Unova confirmed to be frozen in certain areas.
  • Plasma’s Dark Trinity/Shadow Triad confirmed to be battle-able.
  • Elite 4 is, once again, divided into rooms and you have the choice of what order to tackle them in
  • Lenora is the one who revives your fossils
  • Secret openings throughout Unova will lead you to Unova Dream Pokémon – Amoonguss, Jellicent and Minccino
  • Black/White Kyurem learns Fusion Bolt/Fusion Flare respectively
  • To change Kyurem’s forme the player must first fight N, then capture Zekrom/Reshiram at Dragonspiral Tower. Once the player takes them to Kyurem (Lv. 70) at Giant Chasm, they can “fuse” the two Pokémon using an item. The same item is used to un-fuse the two Pokémon.
  • World Tournament is split up into Leagues: Kanto, Johto, Hoenn and Sinnoh. Lance is in the Johto League.
  • The Griseous, Adamant and Lustrous Orbs are obtainable in Dragonspiral Tower


Story Details:
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  • You get to fight the Seven Sages
  • Someone gives you a Zorua previously owned by N
  • You can obtain a Deerling with it’s Dream World ability, Serene Grace in an event. (Level 30, moves: Feint Attack, Take Down, Low Kick, Aromatherapy.)
  • You meet the opposing Protagonist that you did not choose in front of the Battle Subway in Nimbasa City.
  • Bianca talks about Heatran in a cave with the player, possibly alluding to it being in the game, available for capture.
  • Cobalon is catchable outside, nearby Undella Town.
  • There is an area with a Minccino with the hidden ability ‘Skill Link’ at Level 20. Found in the Hidden Burrow, it knows Tickle, DoubleSlap, Encore and Swift.
  • Virizion is encountered in the middle of a road.
  • Terrakion too is encountered outside.
  • Volcarona is battleable at one point at level 35.
  • New Team Plasma boss is Achroma
  • Achroma’s team: Magneton (lv50), Magnezone (lv50), Metang (lv50), Beeheeyem (lv50), Klinklang (lv52)
  • You still have to fight Ghetsis some time after Achroma.
  • Ghetsis’ team: Cofagrigus (lv50), Eelektross (lv50), Drapion (lv50), Toxicroak (lv50), Seismitoad (lv50), Hydreigon (lv52)
  • You battle with Cheren in the World Tournament
  • Professor Juniper gives you the Master Ball in Mistralton City
  • You can battle Alder after the E4
  • Alder’s team:  Accelgor (lv60), Escavalier (lv60), Bouffalant (lv60), Conkeldurr (lv60), Braviary (lv60) & Volcarona (lv62)
  • There’s a skycraper in Black City. At the top you can battle Alder’s Grandson (see lower down for more information)
  • N will appear following the end of the game, found in his castle below Victory Road. He has a Lv.70 Zekrom/Reshiram
  • N’s Pokémon give off some sort of effect when thrown to the battle field.
  • White Woodland and Black Skyscraper are in White Forest and Black City respectively. Alder’s grandson, Panjirou, can be battled in both. (NL’s note: Panjirou is Japanese for guava, a tropical fruit, important people in Pokémon are often named after plants)
  • The objective of White Woodland and Black Skyscraper is to reach the deepest part. It’s apparently quite hard.
  • Hoenn Gym Leaders confirmed to be in the Pokemon World Tournament


Gym Leader rosters AND ELITE 4/CHAMPION: (Page updated!)

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  • Cheren’s Team: Patrat (11), Lillipup (13)
  • Homika’s Team: Koffing (16), Whirlipede (19)
  • Burgh’s Team: Swadloon (22), Dwebble (22), Leavanny (24)
  • Elesa’s Team: Emolga (28), Flaaffy (28), Zebstrika (30)
  • Clay’s Team: Krokorok (31), Sandslash (31), Excadrill (33)
  • Skyla’s Team: Swoobat (37), Skarmory (37), Swanna (39)
  • Drayden’s Team: Druddigon (46), Flygon (46), Haxorus (48)
  • Shizui’s Team: Carracosta (49), Wailord (49), Jellicent (51)

Elite Four

  • Psychic: Musharna (56), Sigilyph (56), Reuniclus (56), Gothitelle (58)
  • Dark: Liepard (56), Scrafty (56), Krookodile (56), Bisharp (58)
  • Ghost: Cofagrigus (56), Drifblim (56), Golurk (56), Chandelure (58)
  • Fighting: Throw (56), Sawk (56), Mienshao (56), Conkeldurr (58)
  • Champion Iris: Hydreigon (57), Druddigon (57), Aggron (57), Archeops (57), Lapras (57), Haxorus (59)

Elite Four Challenge Mode

  • Psychic: Musharna (Lv.77), Alakazam (Lv.77), Gothitelle (Lv.77), Gallade (Lv.77), Reuniculus (Lv.77), Metagross (Lv.79 @Life orb)
  • Dark: Honchkrow (Lv.77), Scrafty (Lv.77), Krookodile (Lv.77), Houndoom (Lv.77), Tyranitar (Lv. 77 @Focus band), Bisharp (Lv.79 @Quick claw)
  • Ghost: Cofagrigus (Lv.77), Gengar (Lv.77), Froslass (Lv.77), Drifblim (Lv.77), Golurk (Lv.77), Chandelure (Lv.79)
  • Fighting: Throh (Lv.77), Sawk (Lv.77), Lucario (Lv.77), Mienshao (Lv.77), Machamp (Lv.77), Conkeldurr (Lv.79)
  • Champion Iris: Hydreigon (Lv.81), Salamence (Lv.81), Aggron (Lv.81), Archeops (Lv.81), Lapras (Lv.81), Haxorus (Lv.83)


Move Tutors:

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  • Move Tutor can teach you these moves for Red Shards: Covet, Bug Bite, Drill Run, Bounce, Fire Punch, Ice Punch, Thunderpunch, Signal Beam, Iron Head, Superfang, Uproar, Seed Bomb, Double Chop, and Gunk Shot
  • Another Move Tutor can teach you these moves for Blue Shards: Last Resort, Iron Defence, Magnet Rise, Magic Coat, Block, Hyper Voice, Electroweb, Icy Wind, Iron Tail, Aqua Tail, Earth Power, Zen Headbutt, Foul Play, Superpower, Gravity, Dragon Pulse and Dark Pulse.
  • Yet another MT for Yellow Shards: Bind, Snore, Heal Bell, Drain Punch, Knock Off, Synthesis, Giga Drain, Roost, Sky Attack, Role Play, Heat Wave, Pain Split, and Tailwind
  • More Move Tutoring NPCs, takes Green Shards: Worry Seed, Gastro Acid, Helping Hand, After You , Magic Room, Wonder Room, Spite, Recycle, Trick, Stealth Rock, Outrage, Endeavor, Sleep Talk, Skill Swap, and Snatch


Unova Link Info:

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  • In conjunction with the Unova Link, in-game you are able to obtain a “key” that you send to a friend which allows them to change the difficulty between Normal, Assist and Challenge.This key is only obtainable if your friend has completed the main story.
  • Using this, you can also change an area called the “Deep Earth Ruins”, where it is possible the Magma/Water cave exist. Doing this means it must be of some importance; the ability to catch Groudon/Kyogre? or possibly a reference to Ruby/Sapphire remakes?

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  • Heatran hinted by the game
  • Cresselia shows up at the Marvelous Bridge after obtaining the Lunar Wing, level 68
  • Latias shows herself in the Dreamyard (White 2 only) at Lv.68 and knows the moves; Psychic, Charm, Psycho Shift and Heal Pulse
  • Regigigas confirmed
  • Kyurem is in the game, appearing at level 55
  • Uxie in the game, what about the others?
  • Latios appears also appears in the Dreamworld at Lv.68 (Black 2 only)
  • Regirock appears at Lv. 65, information on the other Regis should come shortly.


Obtainable Previous Gen Pokemon:

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  • Sunkern, Mareep, Psyduck, Azurill, Riolu, Dunsparce, Koffing, Magnemite, Ratatta, Zubat, Grimer and Combee can be found before Nimbasa City.
  • Budew, Roselia, Nosepass, Cleffa, Combee and Castform can be found after Driftveil City.
  • Later game: Drapion, Drifblim, Seviper, Sneasel, Absol, Banette, Mantine, Altaria, Starmie


<3 pokejungle

  1. YYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSakfkfhhgakgldkjfkajdjlk.

    Also the thing about bug/ghost type chart was just a typo.

  2. We could do that in Platinum. I seriously had no idea. they should have a way of showing in depth tutorial so people don’t miss this kind of stuff.

  3. Not sure if I’m disappointed in Burgh’s Pokemon or not….

    Levels are up by 1 which is a good sign seeing as both Cheren and Homika were severely under leveled compared to who they replaced…..and seeing as Burgh gave me trouble I’d love to tear him up easier in the new game with the new early game fire types~

    Revenge is best served burnt to a crisp~

    1. Only on Dsi-3DS, pretty much the ones with a camera. I will still work on the DS and DSL.

      The way pokebeach has it worded makes it sound region locked for everything.

  4. Hey pokejungle, if you post anything that’s related to the story in a separate spoiler? I don’t really care about knowing… like the stuff you posted already, just things story related. If you don’t mind of course. 🙂

  5. Oh joy, move tutor!

    Here’s the moves posted in the thread(from ID:sqZTRfqt0’s post):
    ほしがる むしくい ドリルライナー とびはねる シグナルビーム アイアンヘッド いかりのまえば
    さわぐ タネばくだん ダブルチョップ けたぐり ダストシュート 3色パンチ

    Covet, Bug Bite, Drill Liner, Bounce, Signal Beam, Iron Head, Super Fang, Uproar, Seed Bomb, Dual Chop, Low Kick, Gunk Shot, and the three Punches.

    Don’t know if there’s more.

  6. Burgh’s gym Should have been:
    Accelgor lvl. 22
    Escavalier lvl. 22
    Leavanny lvl. 24

    I’m very disappointed…

  7. (Let’s see who’s faster)

    Move Tutor number 2
    とっておき てっぺき でんじふゆう マジックコート とおせんぼう ハイパーボイス エレキネット こごえるかぜ アイアンテール アクアテール だいちのちから しねんのずつき イカサマ ばかぢから じゅうりょく
    りゅうのはどう あくのはどう

    Last Resort, Iron Defense, Magnet Rise, Magnet Rise, Block, Hyper Voice, Electroweb, Icy Wind, Iron Tail, Aqua Tail, Earth Power, Zen Headbutt, Foul Play, Superpower, Gravity, Dragon Pulse, Dark Pulse

    This guy takes blue shards (last guy took red)

  8. So do we have a full local Pokedex yet? What numbers are the Pokemon already mentioned up there?

  9. “12:15; The player has now discovered that Unova is in fact frozen in various areas”

    Hahaha OH YEAH!

    High 5 to anyone else who called it.

    1. Both sides are sort of right.

      Nova doesn’t freeze over until after beating Drayden so everyone who said it wasn’t frozen was half right.

      1. Most of this people even doubted it when we said it would be frozen at least at some point. I refuse to give them any credit here! XD *be’s selfish*

  10. lol the hints that it would be frozen at some point were immense. Most people reading the Japanese text should have worked this out, but it took physical picture evidence (animated trailer) for most of the fandom to trust the translators. Let this be a lesson, do not doubt the bearers of news! Mwuhahah! *runs away in attempted epicness but fails*

  11. Let me guess the ice stops spreading where the muskadeers are at. I thought it was weird for them to just be standing around.

  12. Oh yay, they actually listen to us gamers that the levels of Gym Leaders’ Pokemon need to be increased.

    I was like, “ahh two levels only?” with Elesa and Clay, but WOOTS Skyla’s and Drayden’s teams totally surprised me.

    That means the Elite Four and the Champion will be much harder.

  13. I didn’t hear anything on the other sites about battling the Plasma Sages, the Shadow Triad, yes (they better have their own cool battle theme), but nothing about the Sages (except Ghetsis of course)

  14. Hopefully, these move tutors will give Pokemon like *cough* Zebstrika, *cough* Gigalith, *cough* Unfezant more options than just their STAB moves. Oh, and if Shizui’s Jellicent is Lv51, then…is the Elite Four, like, Lv60???

  15. Well I guess I’m done here. Don’t want to find out anything else, ie Story etc. Thanks for all the news pokejungle.net!

  16. The fourth tutor takes green shards…

    And, there’s an error: it’s Magic Room, not Trick Room, that’s taught.

  17. Looking closer, the fourth tutor list is incomplete.
    It should have
    悩みの種 胃液 手助け お先にどうぞ マジックルーム
    ワンダールーム うらみ リサイクル トリック
    ステルスロック 逆鱗 がむしゃら 寝言 スキルスワップ 横取り

    Worry Seed, Gastro Acid, Helping Hand, After You , Magic Room, Wonder Room, Spite, Recycle, Trick, Stealth Rock, Outrage, Endeavor, Sleep Talk, Skill Swap, and Snatch

    1. Well back in BW, the female veteran in Drayden’s house did say that Iris had the potential to surpass Drayden.

    2. I’m quite liking it actually, especially since she doesn’t have an entire team of dragons. Besides i was expecting her to be in the elite 4 and i was quite dissapointed to see that it was still the same, bit this makes up for it.

        1. Iris’ Team: Hydreigon, Druddigon, Aggron, Archeops, Lapras, Haxorus.

          Alder’s Team: Accelgor, Bouffalant, Druddigon, Vanilluxe, Escavalier, Volcarona.

          Except for Druddigon (and she had one and a Haxorus as 8th Gym Leader) is a totally diferent roster.

          Alder’s Team was a Half Bug/Half Others, Iris’s Team is a Half Dragon/Half Others.

      1. Wait so it’s still Shauntal, Marshal, Grimsley, and Caitlin? Do they at least look different?

  18. Liking pretty much all of this but they could have added one more pokemon to all the gyms though.

    Why not just keep the old teams but add the new non-Unova pokemon too and raise everyone’s level by 3-5?

    1. Basically how the gyms teams could have been

      2. Homika’s Team: Whirlipede -> Scolipede, Trubbish
      3. Burgh’s Team: Swadloon -> Accelgor, Escavalier
      4. Elesa’s Team: + Jolteon
      5. Clay’s Team: + Palpitoad
      6. Skyla’s Team: + Unfezant
      7. Drayden’s Team: + Zwelious
      8. Shizui’s Team: + Starmie, + Vaporeon

  19. Omg I was just on serebii and they had information (not confirmed yet) that after you beat the game you can choose a choise of 3 difficulties… What I’ve been wanting ever since I first started playing Pokemon ohhh thank you gamefreak! 🙂

    1. We’ve actually got all the information under the “Unova Link” spoiler. It’s pretty much confirmed, PJ translators translated it from the games manual.

      I do believe we were actually the first to have that up, confirming it 😉

      1. Ohh I didn’t even see it under but I’m soo happy about this I’ve always wanted the game to be more challenging but the game is also kind of meant for kids but people of all ages play soo I’m exited once I go through the game it will be harder

  20. I have the game right now! Castelia sewers is a new location and your rival follows behind you and ypu battle together with wild pokemon and trainers! Gym leaders are FAR too easy!

  21. have we got any info about the rivals teams i wanna know if hes got a crap team like cheren in b/w

  22. Anything on Keyrums forme changes yet like how he changes and what moves he can learn in those respected formes?

  23. More info, Burghs gym puzzle is much more awesome than before and is a travelling spider web design (but nothing like bugsys) its way better. Trainer battle animated sprites and the small graphical changes.to the battlefield really make the battles better. One side of team plasma isn’t particulary ‘evil’ and agree with N about caring about ill treated pokemon. The other side are cruel and nasty. One incident is a black suited plasma grunt with a lillipup evo, couldnt make out what excactly was happening.

  24. GOD EFFIN DAMNIT! Kyurem DOES fuse with Zekrom/Reshiram.


    1. Yeah I just found out about that, i kinda dislike how Kyurem fuses with them i like the idea better if he was to be able to change forms without them and whats a bummer is catching it at lv. 70 not the lower lv like Zekrom/Reshiram and Black/White, agian bummer………..but at he’s formes look awesome though and nice to know he gets Zekrom/Reshiram signatures moves: Fusion Bolt/Fusion Flare.

      1. What annoys me is now the Movie and the Game contradict one another when all the other movies related to Legendary Pokemon with Form changes stayed true to the form change.

        Deoxys is able to freely change his form in the movies. The games he was released in change forms based on what game he is transferred to.(Gen 3) He can change form with the meteorites outside of certain towns/in the museum. (Gen 4 and 5)

        While latter is more restricted still played part of his natural ability cause movie wise he kept his meteorite intact.

        Shaymin could only transform while exposed to the Gracedia Flower during the day or while the sun was shining. Shaymin would lose his form if the sun was blocked out (Raindance, Hail, Sandstorm) or if it were night time. This stayed true in the games.

        Giratina could only maintain his origin form in the Alternate World while he took another form in ours. This stayed true to the games and was given the Griseous Orb which was from his Alternate World to allow him to change in our world.

        Kyurem can freely change form in the anime but must use an item to fuse with Zekrom/Reshiram? That’s completely different.

        1. Yes i know all of that lol. I would liked it better if in the game if he doesn’t need reshiram or zekrom to transform or in this case he wasn’t such a high level pokemon to capture..i just hope that nintendo (and they probably will) will come out with kyerum event (like they did with reshiram/zekrom on the movie).

        2. But yeah I agree with you how the anime and the games contradict each other on forme changes. Speaking of which it would awesome if Keldeo forme change would actually boosted it stats but it doesn’t look like thats the case.

  25. Loving how all this information is cominng out while i am on vacation in London. I dont have time to read it all. But please dont spoil the in- game storyline in the comments for the ones like me who want to wait until the game comes out and play it.

  26. Playing my Soulsilver without worrying about this game. I can wait until October tbh.

  27. Elesa has like two gyms. The first one is the normal one, and then you get something and you go to the other building where it seems like she is doing a fashion show. Then you battle her there.

  28. Are the Elite Four members changed? I can see the types remain but why aren’t the names mentioned? Does this mean we may probably get Lenora as, say a Psychic Elite Four member?

    1. You can only fuse one of them with Kyurem at a time.

      Having Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem fused at the same time would mean another new forme. One that doesn’t exist 😛

  29. Okay so I have White Version. If I buy Black 2 in September and connect the two games, will B2 have White Forest or will White have Black City? Or both?

    1. I’m not 100% sure on it, but I think it’s possible to get both in both games. Through Unova Link. So you’re correct in both respects.

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