Three new Pokémon themes are available in the 3DS eShop for $1.99 each. The first theme is features Mega Rayquaza. The second theme is Hanafuda, which features Pokémon-themed cards. The third theme Friends, which features chibi versions of Black and White characters. They are available in the USA, Japan, and PAL regions.Read More
When a player downloads Pokémon Bank anytime between December 27, 2013, and September 30, 2014, they will receive the Mythical Time Travel Pokémon Celebi! This special Celebi comes with the move Hold Back, a restrained attack that cannot be learned through normal gameplay, which always leaves the target with at least 1 HP. This allows players to weaken a target with certainty and is very useful in capturing Pokémon. This particular Celebi also knows the moves Recover, Heal Bell, and Safeguard.Read More
In the interests of maintaining a healthy tournament environment, Pokémon Organized Play begins each new tournament season by removing older expansions from Modified format competition. Each annual rotation challenges existing players to create new strategies while enabling new players to get into Organized Play with minimal investment.
The 2014 season started on July 9th, 2013, so players could get an early start on working towards the 2014 Pokémon World Championships. However, we will rotate expansions on August 28th, 2013.
The 2013 Pokémon World Championships being held on August 9th–11th in Vancouver, BC, Canada, will use the 2013 format and rules as are currently listed.
The Modified format for the 2014 season will consist of the following expansions:Read More