News from the Pokémon World Championships’ closing ceremony

The Pokémon World Championships have finally drawn to a close and this year’s Pokémon Champions have been decided! But they also had a few final surprises for us in store…

The new Hidden Treasure of Area Zero Trailer

Updates from the closing ceremony

  • Pokémon Unite up first…
    • Blaziken (September 14th), Mimikyu, and Meowscarada joining the game soon.
  • Pokémon TCG is next!
    • Paradox Pokémon cards announced, with Ancient and Future cards arriving in Fall 2023.
    • The return of Ace Spec also teased.
  • Pokémon Scarlet & Violet news time…
    • The Indigo Disk sees the return of all previous generation Partner Pokémon
    • Psychic Noise is a new move that deals damage and prevents the target from healing.
    • Upper Hand is a new move that strikes before a target’s priority move.
    • Raging Bolt is Electric/Dragon type and learns the new move Thunderclap, which strikes before a target’s attack.
    • Iron Crown is Steel/Psychic and has the move Tachyon Cutter, which is guaranteed to hit twice in a row.
    • Brand new Tera Type is teased, seemingly featuring all types.
  • The 2024 World Championships are in… Honolulu, Hawaii!

New Pokémon Scarlet & Violet DLC screenshots

That’s all the news for this closing ceremony. See you all again next year for Worlds 2024! Let us know your thoughts in the comments and don’t forget to join our Discord server!

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