Thursday: Pokémon Sun & Moon - New Information + Nintendo Badge Arcade + Pokémon XY&Z - Episode Pictures

02-06-2016 11:54 BST / 06:54 EDT by Serebii

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Edit @ 14:00: Pokémon Sun & Moon | Edit @ 20:06: Nintendo Badge Arcade

Pokémon Direct

In The Games Department

Pokémon Sun & Moon

The next details for Pokémon Sun & Moon have been revealed. These details come via the second footage of the game which showcases some new Pokémon. It reveals the legends as Solgaleo, the Psychic Steel with Full Metal Body ability. With the Full Metal Body Ability, a Pokémon’s stats will not be lowered by the effects of an opponent’s moves or Ability. It has the move Sunsteel Strike. and Lunala, the Psychic/Ghost with the ability Shadow Shield. With the Shadow Shield Ability, a Pokémon will take less damage from an attack that lands when the Pokémon has full HP. It also has& the move Moongeist Beam, as well as a new Rotom in your Pokédex. The professor is the character Kukui and has a mysterious assistant called Lillie. Your new friend is called Hau. Keep checking back as we get more details.
Edit @ 14:06: There's a new feature where you can scan QR Codes in order to read a Pokémon's Pokédex data to explain where you can find it. You can also share codes with a friend so it is registered in your Pokédex
Edit @ 14:23: Updated the New Pokémon page and added a Pre-Release Screenshot Page
Edit @ 14:32: It has been confirmed that Pokémon Sun & Moon will be featured on Nintendo Treehouse Live @ E3 on June 14th 2016 which feature new information and developer stories, while Pokémon GO will have a Q&A on June 15th 2016 and an E3 2016 Pokémon Special recap on June 16th 2016.
Edit @ 14:34: In a special video on the Japanese site, the Pokédex lists the Alola Pokédex and the MeleMele Pokédex.
Edit @ 14:57: Updated the New Attacks & New Abilities pages
Edit @ 15:32: Created a page for the Rotom Pokédex
Edit @ 15:56: Created a page for the QR Scanner

Rotom Pokédex Alola Region

Nintendo Badge Arcade

In The Games Department

Nintendo Badge Arcade

The free piece of Nintendo 3DS software, Nintendo Badge Arcade, had its weekly update in Japan. This week it has once again introduced multiple panels of badges of Pokémon to earn. These panels include various more new Pokémon to the ones previously obtainable. We're currently cataloguing all of these badges and will update our Nintendo Badge Arcade section shortly.
Edit @ 20:33: All 4 panels and 24 badges have been added

Ash-Greninja VS Mega Abomasnow! The Giant Water Shuriken Triggers!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon XY & Z - Episode Pictures

As usual, we have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash having a rematch with Wulfric in the Snowbelle City Gym. The AniméDex has been updated with the contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers.

Until Next Time, See Ya