Weekly Wrap Up 1/29-2/4

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 29th to February 4th!

This Week’s Big Stories

What Ever Happened to AZ’s Floette?

♪ Pyukumuku is the Name ♪

FAKE: Generation VIII Starter Pokémon Revealed?!

GO Introduces Unlockable Clothing

If You Love Rumors, That’s OK

Event Reminder

  • The Year of Legendary Pokémon has begun! From now until February 28th you can head to local stores to pick up a serial code and download Dialga and Palkia to your Pokémon Sun & Moon, and Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon games! These event ‘mon come at Level 60 in SM, and Level 100 in USUM while holding a Bottle Cap. Check out the full list of distribution locations:
    • US & Ireland – Gamestop until February 28th
    • Australia & Canada – EBGames until February 28th
    • UK – GAME until February 28th
    • Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden – Gamestop until February 23rd
    • France – Micromania until February 23rd
    • Spain – GAME until February 23rd
    • Netherlands – GameMania until February 23rd

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

  • The Ultra Sinnoh Classic competition has been officially announced! This Single Battle competition raises competing Pokémon levels to 50, and allows you to only use Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. Alola Forms, Mega Stones, Z-Crystals, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin and Arceus are all banned. Registration runs from February 15th to February 22nd while the battles take place from February 23rd through the 25th. All participants will receive 50 Battle Points as a gift

Pokkén Tournament DX

  • The latest update for Pokkén Tournament DX is now live! This patch adds the first wave of Downloadable Content Including the playable fighter Aegislash, Support Pokémon Mimikyu & Mega Rayquaza, new clothing items for your Avatar, and a new outfit for Nia. The patch also includes several fixes and additions to the game including Video Capture. have come to the game including Video Capture

3DS Themes

  • Following their release in Japan last week, the two Team Plasma 3DS themes featuring important characters from Black & White, and Black 2 & White 2 are now available for purchase in the US

Trading Card Game

  • This week marked the release of the latest Pokémon Sun & Moon TCG set! Made up of the GX Battle Boost and Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon sets from Japan, this release contains 173 cards of various Pokemon from the Sinnoh Region, as well as Necrozma.

Pokémon Duel

  • Pokémon Duel version 5.0.8 is now available for download! Requiring 247MB of space contains several balance updates, new figures and Plates to the game:
    • Keldeo – Removed Dodge and added new attack, Water Jump, which moves the Pokémon two steps away and gains Wait
    • Hariyama – Changed Slap Push to Heavy Slam, increased wheel size of Push Away, decreased wheel size of Miss
    • Drowzee – Increased wheel size of Hypnosis and Confusion, decreased wheel size of Miss
    • New UX Figures – Buzzole, Pheromosa, & Mega Gallade
    • New EX Figures – Gallade & Bewear
    • New R Figures – Poliwrath & Hypno
    • New UC Figures – Makuhita, & Stufful

Pokémon Shuffle

  • All players will receive the following Pokémon upon log in: Mewtwo, Suicune and Pikachu (Fired Up)
  • The Mega Lucario competitive stage runs until February 6th 2018
  • The brand new Mewtwo Escalation Battle stage will be available until February 23rd
    The following stages have begun repeat runs until February 13th: Tapu Bulu, Tapu Fini

Check out the official Pokémon merchandise that was either revealed, leaked, or is now available for purchase this week: