Special Nidoqueen Distribution in Japan

A special Nidoqueen will be available to download for attendees of the Pokémon Japan Championships 2019 on 08-09 June for Pokémon Sun Moon, or Pokémon Ultra Sun Moon. Nidoqueen is based on the one used by the champion of the Pokémon Japan Championships 2018 and is pictured below…

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Marshadow in Pokémon Sun Moon details 

A level 50 Marshadow (with Spectral Thief, Close Combat, Force Palm and Shadow Ball moves) and Marshadium Z Z-Crystal for Pokémon Sun Moon will be distributed to all viewers of the new Pocket Monsters the Movie: I Choose You! from 15 July until 30 September 2017 (remember to bring your 3DS and copy of Sun or Moon along!). Brief clip added below…

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Pokémon Sun Moon updated 

Pokémon Sun Moon has been updated to Ver. 1.2 with the following issue fixing update notes:-

• Pokémon being unable to attack and switch when Sky Drop is used and when knocked out by damage done by Spiky Shield.
• A glitch in Poké Pelago when entering a new month.
• A rare case where the game ends after using an Evolution item as the last item in your Bag.
• Scatterbug sometimes not learning Egg Moves.
• Eggs sometimes being able to be given items.
• A glitch ending the tournament when pre-registered for an online Friendly Competition (e.g. entry gets canceled or the Battle Teams get unlocked).

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Pokémon Sun is the Famitsu 2016 Game of the Year! 

Pokémon Sun Moon won the Famitsu Award for 2016 Game of the Year as well as Best Hit Award. Other notable winners include Pokémon GO winning an Excellence Award, Movement Award and Rookie Award with Monster Hunter Stories also winning a Rookie Award.

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Marshadow appears in Pokémon Sun Moon

The mythical Pokémon Marshadow (Maboroshi in Japan) has been discovered in Pokémon Sun Moon. Here is the lowdown: “A new Mythical Pokémon named Marshadow has been discovered! The details of this Pokémon are shrouded in mystery! Marshadow cannot be encountered in normal gameplay. Details will be introduced in the future on how Trainers can get this Pokémon for their game.”

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Latest Japanese Nintendo Videos 

Several new Japanese Nintendo related videos since the last post with Game Center DX “Pokémon Sun Moon” Vol.2, a Super Mario Run Gachanavi broadcast and a Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! Gachanavi broadcast. I’ll add more videos below if there’s anymore this year!

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Two new Pokémon themes come to Japan 

This week’s new themes see Pokémon: Adventure Partner (¥200), Pokémon: Full Power Z-Moves (¥200), Kunio-kun Series: FC Nekketsu Kakuto Densetsu (¥100), Dragon Ball Super: Future Trunks Edition (¥200), Gurumin 3D: Party Time! (¥200), Osomatsu-san: Suit de Kimero! (¥250) and Nanamaru Sanbatsu (¥200). Videos for both Pokémon themes here and here. Small images of all themes below…

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