WiFi Events & New International Tournaments

Numerous events have been announced and will take place in Pokémon Centers across Japan. These events are celebrating the 15th anniversary of Pokémon Centers opening in the country and as such each Center has a different Pokémon to give away…

  • All the following Pokémon will arrive to your  Black 2 & White 2 games at Level 100.
  • The Pokémon Center in Sapporo will be giving away an Empoleon holding an Air Balloon from 15th May until 21st.
  • Serperior will be given away in the Tohou Center from May 22nd – 28th with Leftovers.
  • May 29th – June 4th Pikachu will be given away in Tokyo holding a Light Ball.
  • Yokohoma will be distributing a Choive Ban holding Torterr from the 5th of June until the 11th.
  • Fans in Nagoya will be able to receive an Infernape with a Focus Sash from  12th June – 18th.
  • Emboar will be available in Osaka from 19th  of June until the 25th and will arrive with a Choice Scarf.
  • From the 26th of June until July the 2nd a Samurott will be available in Fukoka with an Expert Belt.
  • As a final celebration from July 3rd until July 7th all the Pokémon will be available randomly at each Pokémon Center.


A couple of days back we reported on the Shiny Genesect that will be distributed in Japan:

“Japanese players with Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, or White 2 will be able to download a special shiny Genesect to their games to coincide with the upcoming movie “Extremespeed Genesect and Mewtwo’s Awakening”. It is level 100 and comes with a Choice Scarf and the moves Extremespeed, Blaze Kick, and Shift Gear.”

It has been confirmed the distribution will run from July 13th until September 30th. In addition to this the Shiny Genesect will also arrive with its signature Techno Blast move. Interestingly the nature of the Pokémon is also fixed to Hasty and is rumoured to have high Attack and Speeds stats.


Finally, a new International Tournament has been announced: The Pokémon 2013 International Challenge – June. Following on from previous challenges this tournament keeps all the same rules an is a Double Battle format. Contestants will be split in Juniors, Seniors and Masters tiers and will receive a Galdon Berry, a Petra Berry and an Apicot Berry for taking part. Registration for the tournament will run from 14th of June until the 20th, will battles taking place from the 21st of the June until the 24th.

Who’s going to take part?