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 12th to February 18th!
This Week’s Big Stories
Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
- For those of you who registered their Pokémon Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon games before January 30th, the promised Master Ball gift is now available here after logging into the Global Link! Be sure to redeem the code before March 29th!
- Quick reminder that registration for the Ultra Sinnoh Classic competition has begin! Battles will run from February 23rd to the 25th.
- The current Global Mission’s goal to harvest 30,000,000 Pokébeans has been met! Register and participate in the mission before Tuesday to get your 2,000 FC prize (4,000 FC if connected to the Global Link)
- To tie in with the Chiayi Lantern Festival, a new Safari Zone event has been announced for Taiwan! From February 26th to March 3rd Unown, Dragonair, Dratini, Mr. Mime and Growlithe specifically will be spawning during the day. However, come night fall Chinchou and Lanturn will begin to appear
- Niantic has confirmed the special move all Dratini will have when caught on the next Pokémon Community Day! The special move will be Draco Meteor, however it can only be obtained by evolving your Dratini up to a Dragonite
- Requiring 247MB, version 5.0.9 of the turn-based mobile game is now available to download! Along with adding new plates to the store, several new figures have been added, while others have gotten a balance update:
This patch contains various brand new figures.
- New UX Figures: Guzzlord, Mega Sableye, & Mega Altaria,
- New EX Figures: Altaria & Zoroark
- New R Figures: Shiinotic & Zorua
- New UC Figures: Swablu, & Morelull
- Incineroar: Increased Darkest Lariat’s damage from 110 to 130
- Greninja: Increased Hydro Pump’s damage from 60 to 70
- Hydreigon: Increased Dark Pulses’ damage from 60 to 80
- Sneasel: Added the ability Team Play
- The final set of stages has been added to the latest update of the 3DS version of Shuffle
- All Pokémon in the game are now able to have 5 Raise Max Levels used on them
- The new Roserade (Winking) stage is available until February 20th
- A “new” Pokémon Safari will have its run until February 27th. It includes repeat Pokémon Grubbin, Charjabug, Vikavolt, Crabrawler, Crabominable, Caterpie, Metapod, and Butterfree, and newcomers Yungoos and Gumshoos.
- The Mega Banette competitive stage is running until February 20th
- The following stages have begun repeat runs until February 20th: Mew, Litten, Decidueye, Deoxys (Attack Form), Accelgor, Typhlosion, and Pikachu (Enamored)
Check out the official Pokémon merchandise that was either revealed, leaked, or is now available for purchase this week:
QUESTION OF THE DAY:
If T’Challa, King of Wakanda, AKA the Black Panther was a Pokémon trainer, what would his team of Pokémon be?