(Read the full announcement here)
A few changes will be happening to Raid and EX Raid Battles in Pokémon GO. To read more, specifically the developer comments, please click the link above.
From the official website, here are the coming changes:
EX Raid Battle changes
EX Raid Battles will take place most commonly at Gyms found in parks and sponsored locations.
Trainers with a high-level Gym Badge are more likely to be invited to EX Raid Battles taking place at that Gym.
Trainers who have completed a larger number of Raid Battles are more likely to be invited to EX Raid Battles.
EX Raid Battle start times now take into account popular Raid Battle times at that Gym.
Trainers invited to EX Raid Battles will receive an in-game notification if the EX Raid Battle is canceled.
Trainers will receive Stardust and Premium Raid Passes when an EX Raid Battle is canceled.
Raid Battle changes
Trainers will now receive Golden Razz Berries for completing Raid Battles.
The numbers of Potions and Revives awarded to Trainers for completing a Raid Battle will decrease slightly, but the quality of Potions will increase.
The likelihood of receiving Fast and Charged Technical Machines for completing a Tier 3 or higher Raid Battle has increased.
Trainers will now receive Stardust for participating in a Raid Battle, whether they win or lose.
Magikarp will make a triumphant return to Tier 1 Raid Battles.
Pokémon Bank has been updated to Version 1.4, bringing compatibility with the new games — Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon — as well as the Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver
(via the Poké Transporter).
Are there any Pokémon you're planning to bring over to the newly-released titles; or will your first playthrough be strictly Alola-only? Talk to us in the comments below!
The Global Catch Challenge is here, trainers! The goal is for players worldwide to collectively capture three billion Pokémon over the course of seven days, from now through November 26th.
The more Pokémon that are captured, the more rewards are unlocked. Get out there and capture as many Pokémon as you can!
A new trailer was released for the upcoming Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon games.
The video shows off some of the Move Tutor moves that will be available — it also teases Necrozma's Ultra Burst form.
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon 3DS Themes
A new 3DS theme has been confirmed for release this Friday.
It is based on the two mascots of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon: Dusk Mane Necrozma and Dawn Wings Necrozma.
To tie in with the release of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon this Friday, new Alola inspired avatar items have been released in Pokémon GO.
These items are to match what the main playable characters of the upcoming titles wear.
A new Z-Move has been revealed for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, and it is for Mimikyu:
! Let's Snuggle Forever
The base move for this is
What do you think of Mimikyu's Z-Move? Will you use it in the upcoming titles?
Azurilland's Signature of the Month contest has begun for November!
What is Signature of the Month
(or SotM for short)?
It is meant to be a fun competition where members create original graphics according to a theme — these submitted graphics are then voted on by the community, and the entry with the most votes wins. The winner of that month's competition will then choose the theme for the next.
This month's theme is...
Entry phase ends on...
The official thread is located...
→ ← Here
Submit your works to...
Last month's winning entry by : Keluvax