Pokémon TCG and Video Game Championship Series competitions take place in Germany and Spain this autumn

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Players from anywhere in the world may compete in Bremen, Germany, on September 16–17 and in Bilbao, Spain, on September 30–October 1 in exciting Pokémon TCG and video game tournaments! Cool prizes are on the line, including trophies, playmats, up to 108 Pokémon TCG booster packs, up to 200 Championship Points, and more. And that’s not all: in Bremen, Pokémon TCG players can win up to $5,000 in cash prizes, and video game players can win up to $3,000 (depending on attendance). The Bilbao event does not offer cash prizes.

The Bremen Regional Championships will take place at the Musical Theater on September 16–17. The Bilbao Special Event will take place at the Euskalduna Conference Centre on September 30–October 1.

In Bremen, the Pokémon TCG competition will use the Standard format, while in Bilbao, it will use the Expanded format. At both events, video game competitors will battle using the…

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Seviper, #336 – Fang Snake Pokémon

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Seviper shares a generations-long feud with Zangoose. The scars on its body are evidence of vicious battles. This Pokémon attacks using its sword-edged tail. Seviper’s swordlike tail serves two purposes—it slashes foes and douses them with secreted poison. This Pokémon will not give up its long-running blood feud with Zangoose.

Type: Poison

Category: Fang Snake

Ability: Shed Skin, where the Pokemon may heal its own status conditions.

Hidden Ability: Infiltrator, which passes through the opposing Pokemon’s barrier, substitute, and the like and strikes.

Weaknesses: Ground and Psychic

Resistances: Poison, Fighting, Bug, Grass and Fairy

Immunity: None

Evolution: This Pokemon does not evolve.

Height: 8′ 10″ Weight: 115.7 lbs

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Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?! trailer gives preview of September 3 episode, stars topless Tapu Lele

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The Pokémon Company has unveiled the official preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!, which is scheduled to air on September 3 in Japan. You can check it out in the video below. As usual, the energetic hosts showcase their love for Pokémon with various games and personalities. In this particular episode, a topless Tapu Lele is featured in the form of Pokémon Sun and Moon-inspired cosplay.

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Let’s Find Pokémon! Special Complete Edition (2nd edition) now available for $17

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The second edition of the popular Let’s Find Pokémon! Special Complete Edition children’s book is now available for purchase from a number of online stores for $16.99, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and RightStuf. The official product description for the book is as follows:

Where is Pikachu? Find Pokémon in colorful pictures of Pallet Town, Celadon City and other scenic spots from the game! Three Let’s Find series are collected in one book!

Art by Kazunori Aihara
Release July 25, 2017
ISBN-13 978-1-4215-9579-5
Trim Size 8 1/4 × 11 5/8
Length 88 pages
Series Pokémon
Category Book
Age Rating Not Rated

Source: VIZ Media

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How Ash, Brock and Misty have changed in the Pokémon anime from Kanto to Alola

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Next month, Brock and Misty are officially returning to the Pokémon TV anime. The iconic trainers appeared in the original series, and just as Ash has changed over the years, so have they. The art style for subsequent series evolved and changed, so when Brock and Misty made appearances, they did, too. As previously reported, both Brock and Misty will be airing in two Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon episodes next month. To see how the characters have evolved over the years, check out the image above.

Source: Kotaku

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Cacnea, #331 – Cactus Pokémon

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Cacnea lives in arid locations such as deserts. It releases a strong aroma from its flower to attract prey. When prey comes near, this Pokémon shoots sharp thorns from its body to bring the victim down. The more arid and harsh the environment, the more pretty and fragrant a flower Cacnea grows. This Pokémon battles by wildly swinging its thorny arms.

Type: Grass

Category: Cactus

Ability: Sand Veil, which boosts the Pokemon’s evasion in a sandstorm.

Hidden Ability: Water Absorb, which restores HP if hit by a Water-type move, instead of taking damage.

Weaknesses: Flying, Ice, Poison, Fire and Bug

Resistances: Water, Grass, Electric and Ground

Immunity: None

Evolutions: Cacnea evolves into Cacturne starting at level 32.

Height: 1′ 04″ Weight: 113.1 lbs

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Official artwork, first screenshots and episode titles of Brock and Misty in Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon

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Japanese magazine Telubi-kun recently revealed a special part of the Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon anime. During two episodes – titled Kanto in Alola! Brock and Misty!! and Gym Battle! Z-Moves vs Mega Evolution!! – on September 14 and September 21, respectively, Ash and Pikachu briefly return to the Kanto region for a school project. Ash gets to pay a visit to his old Pokémon and is able to meet up with his original traveling companions – Brock and Misty – and battles them once more. Brock’s main Pokémon appears to be Mega Steelix while Misty is partnered up with a powerful Mega Gyarados. You can view a couple anime screenshots and official artwork from these couple episodes in the gallery below:

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