Author Archives: MachopFan

Hailing from the outer suburbs of Melbourne, MachopFan became a Pokémon fan in 1999. He joined the competitive scene during the 2007 DS Connection Tour, a week after Pokémon Diamond and Pearl were released in Australia. After learning that Australia was not in the Video Game World Championship, he played a major role in the campaign to include Australia. MachopFan competed in Australia's first National Championship, placing in the Top 8.

Nintendo Direct Stream – Alolan Rattata and new Z-Moves

The latest Nintendo Direct has aired early this morning, and with it came a bit of new info for Pokémon Sun and Moon! First, we were introduced to Alolan Rattata. Yungoos was introduced to Alola to manage their population, but they adapted in response to the new threat, becoming Normal/Dark-types with different abilities: Gluttony and Hustle. Interestingly, it is referred ...

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CoroCoro Leak – New Pokémon and Alola Formes revealed in

A number of new Pokémon and Alola Formes have been leaked to the public from the next issue of CoroCoro! New Pokémon Image 1: two Ground/Ghost Pokémon based on sandcastles are Sunabaa (top left) and its evolved form Sunadeshiro (centre). Bewear’s pre-evolved form is called Nuikoguma (bottom right). Like its evolved form, it too is Normal/Fighting. Image 2: Yowashi is ...

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Latest video reveals a HUGE amount of new details on Pokémon Sun and Moon!

A new video on Pokémon’s official YouTube channel has revealed over 5 minutes worth of new details for the upcoming Pokémon games, Sun and Moon. Strap yourselves in, because this will be a long but exciting article! New Pokémon Mudbray Mudbray is the pre-evolved form of the previously revealed Mudsdale. It is a Ground type Pokémon based on a Donkey. ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon – New Pokémon and details revealed!

A new video was released overnight revealing a number of new Pokémon, details on previously-released Pokémon, and more new features to be expected in Sun and Moon! New Pokémon Wimpod Wimpod is a Bug/Water Pokémon, the first of this combination since Surskit. Its Ability is Wimp Out, which causes it to flee battle (or switch out if it’s human-trained) when ...

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Special Edition Solgaleo / Lunala 3DS announced!

Late last night it was announced that a new special edition New 3DSXL, with artwork featuring Solgaleo and Lunala, will be released in Australia and New Zealand in November, coinciding with the launch of Pokémon Sun and Moon! As is expected following previous similar launches, it is expected that this special edition 3DS will be released on the same day ...

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New Pokemon Sun and Moon information revealed at E3!

Last night, a Twitch stream was run by Nintendo at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). While the vast majority of the stream focused on an upcoming Legend Of Zelda game, new information was also revealed about Pokémon Sun and Moon, in the form of a gameplay demonstration. This included the debut appearance of two new Pokémon: Yungoos is based on a ...

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Everything we know about Pokémon Sun and Moon

  As previously mentioned, last night saw the first details of the next Pokémon games, Sun and Moon, released to the public. The games will be released on November 18 in North America, as well as Australia and New Zealand. Strangely, it is not a single-date worldwide launch: it’ll be released in Europe on November 23, 5 days later! These ...

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2016 Australian Pokémon VGC Regional and National Events Announced

  Nintendo AUNZ has just announced a complete list of dates and locations for Australia and New Zealand’s Pokémon Regional Championships, and the National Championships, all in one go! Dates and locations are as follows, in the following order: Adelaide Sunday, May 1 The Ellington, Hackney Auckland (NZ) Saturday, May 7 ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland Sydney Saturday, May 14 Paddington ...

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