Weekly Wrap Up 2/5-2/11

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 February 5th to February 11th!

This Week’s Big Stories

Rayquaza, More Gen III Pokémon Coming to GO!

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

  • The fourth Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Global Mission has begun! The goal is to harvest 30,000,000 PokéBeans by February 19th. If the mission is a success, then participating players will receive 2,000 FC (4,000 FC if they have their game connected to the Global Link) while a mission failure will result in players only getting 1,000 FC  (2,000 FC if Global Linked)
  • Version 1.2 of Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon is live! Requiring 539 Blocks, this patch is required to continue to use all online functions and fixes various bugs:
    • Fixes a bug where Curse, Forest’s Curse, Power Trick and String Shot could cause the game to freeze during Live Competitions

Pokkén Tournament DX

  • From February 23rd through the 26th players can participate in the Underworld Ruler Group Match! This cup is a Team Battle competition on a Fixed Battle Arena, as usual. Participants will be given a special title based on Aegislash, while those who place higher will be rewarded with more special titles
  • Quick reminder that the Psyfirecracker Group Match is currently on going until tomorrow!


  • For those interested, Episode 2 of P-Sports ~Aim to be a Pokémon Battle Master~ is now available to watch on YouTube

Pokémon GO

  • For the time being Plusle and Minun are both available world wide! There’s no word on if or when they will revert back to their original region exclusivity
  • Shiny Swablu has been confirmed as the shiny for the latest wave of Hoenn Pokémon, making it and Shiny Altaria officially available in game
  • For those in Europe, on February 24th, the next Pokémon GO Community Day, all Unibail-Rodamco Shopping Center locations across Europe will have Lure Modules activated from 9am to 9pm local time! To go along with the event, the following specific shopping malls will also hold special events for Pokémon GO players as part of the Community Day festivities:
    • CentrO (Oberhausen, Germany)
    • Centrum Cerný Most (Prague, Czech Republic)
    • Confluence (Lyon, France)
    • Fisketorvet (Copenhagen, Denmark)
    • Höfe am Brühl (Leipzig, Germany)
    • La Maquinista (Barcelona, Spain)
    • Les 4 Temps (Paris, France)
    • Mall of Scandinavia (Stockholm, Sweden)
    • Wroclavia (Wroclaw, Poland)

Pokémon Duel

  • The special Queen Cup Carnival Events has begun in Pokémon Duel! Until February 12th users can play against other another online to earn points and access rewards such as the Dragonite figure

Pokémon Shuffle

  • The new Comfey stage runs until February 13th
  • A Pokémon Safari featuring Magikarp Costume Pikachu, Gyarados Costume Pikachu, Charizard Costume Pikachu, Shiny Rayquaza Costume Pikachu and the new Surprised and Dizzy Pikachu is available until February 13th
  • The following stages have begun repeat runs until February 13th: Shaymin Land Form, Shaymin Sky Form, Dialga, & Palkia

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


QUESTION OF THE DAY: Which is your favorite and least favorite Pokémon mobile game/app and why?