The celebration of the 20th anniversary of Pokemon continues. This month’s legendary Pokemon is Genesect.
Genesect was introduced as a special event Pokemon in the generation V games, Pokemon Black & White and Pokemon Black Version 2 & White Version 2. Since then, the only way to get it into the generation VI games was via the Poke Transporter part of Pokemon Bank. So if you missed it back then, now is your chance to get one.
In the US Genesect is being distributed through GameStop. You have to go into a store to get a code for one, though when I went in early this week they did not have the official cards yet, just receipts printed out with codes and instructions.
I am going to have to go back and get the real cards at some point. I have collected all of them so far this year.
As before, the code on the card is only good for Pokemon X & Y or Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire on the Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL.
Now there is just one more special 20th anniversary download left this year:
- December – Meloetta (Nintendo Network Event)
Meanwhile, we are just about a week away from the launch of Pokemon Sun & Moon, the latest entries in the core Pokemon RPG line of games.
Nintendo has been ramping up with some late reveals, such as the final evolved forms of the starter Pokemon.
There is also information about rivals and opponents as well as legendary Pokemon over on the Pokemon Sun & Moon site now.
And on the Pokemon Go front, Niantic has rolled out their daily and weekly bonus feature for Pokestops.
We are excited to let you know that the new daily bonus feature is rolling out right now. The daily bonuses reward you with XP and Stardust for your first catch of the day, and XP and extra items for your first Photo Disc spin of the day at a PokéStop. You’ll get an even bigger bonus if you complete these actions seven days in a row!
To celebrate this feature, from November 7th to November 11th, you’ll find more Pokémon out in the world. Moreover, PokéStops will grant more items! Yes — this means more Great Balls, and for Trainers that are level 20 and above — more Ultra Balls!
Take advantage of it while you can and explore your neighborhoods with Pokémon GO!
The “more Pokemon out in the world” is really a thing currently. I went out for a walk around our campus at work (we have six PokeStops on a half kilometer circuit) and it took me twice as long as usual because I was practically mugged by Pokemon.
There are lots out there, including some I had not seen in the wild before. Also, I took that screen shot early, as three more Pokemon spawned about 15 seconds later. And the item output from Pokestops has gone up quite a bit for me.
So that is what is going on in the world of Pokemon at the moment.