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    EDIT: The translations have been updated by Bangiras to include DP4’s theme deck spoilers. A few minor errors have also been fixed, including one major error on Mewtwo. Your browser might store the old translations in its cache, so you may have to clear your cache to view the latest version.


    I am working on the Secret Wonders scans now, and should have them up later tonight (I still, again, have classes and club meetings today until 8:30 [and one midterm, too], plus a sore throat and headache from the stupid fire ashes, so I am still busy / occupado). Check back here later tonight for the scans – I am slooowly editing them whenever I get a chance (I even took my laptop to breakfast and lunch!).


    Complete DP4 Spoilers – Since Bangiras has completed the [DP4: Moon Hunting / Night Dashing] spoilers and they have been double-checked for any errors (unlike yesterday, where they were just “previews” and possibly not accurate), you can now [view them here] in their complete and official form. Note that they are in .doc format, so you will need Microsoft Word to open them. The trainers and energy are pretty good this time around (Helix and Dome Fossils let you evolve into Omanyte or Kabuto, the Stadium cards heal and give free retreat, Premiere Ball lets you recover Lv.Xs from the discard pile or deck, etc…)! To discuss these spoilers, you can post in this forum thread, and to view complete scans of this set (courtesy of Toho), you can check out our [DP4 scans page].

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    EDIT #3: All of the spoilers that Bangiras has translated are now posted (which is over half the set). Please do not copy and paste them on to any other website or forum [citing the source does not overwrite this ;)].


    All DP4 Scans, New Translations, More Coming – Thanks to Toho, we have [ALL of the Japanese DP4: Moon Hunting / Night Dashing scans] (sorted by type and alphabetically). We also have a few new translations right now, with more new translations coming later today (courtesy of Bangiras). However, the translations are ONLY readable by PokeBeach.com forum members in order to keep the discussion of the material that we post to PokeBeach’s forums. You can check this news post’s forum thread for the current spoilers and for new spoilers as they become available. I will edit this news story to tell when we have any new translations in the forum thread. So far, Gardevoir Lv.X is AWESOME (it is slightly broken and cheap), and Wailord wins the art contest for this set (in my opinion).


    Secret Wonders Scans Later or Tomorrow – I have also received a huge chunk of Secret Wonders scans, but obviously, I do not have much time today to edit them (I still have midterm studying / meetings / class today). The pre-release card for the set is Kirlia, and the sleeves feature Weavile. More info and scans will be here either later tonight or tomorrow, so be sure to check back! I do not have time to edit them tonight.

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    We’ll have early [Secret Wonders] scans next week, as long as my midterm studying doesn’t take over my nights. The official Japanese TCG site is also going to release small images (not scans) of all of the cards in [Moon Hunting / Night Dashing] sometime soon, and when that happens, we’ll post them here. Most likely, we will have actual scans before then, though. English DP3 + Japanese DP4 + midterms + Humanities essay + random Oceanography homework + general craziness isn’t going to equate to such a pretty week (that was the case this week, which is why I did not update as often), so we’ll see how things go…


    Ambipom Review – PokeBeach will now be reviewing and posting detailed articles on Pokemon within the Diamond and Pearl games, which, in my honest opinion, rival the quality of Pokemon reviews posted elsewhere on the internet. Team Eclipse, a small and elite group of PokeBeach Pokemon-gurus, [reviews Ambipom] for their first Pokemon review. To comment on Ambipom as a Pokemon and Team Eclipse’s review, you can post in this forum thread.


    Bronzong Card Review – Team Holon, currently consisting of Bangiras (the team leader) and EspeonShock, has reviewed [Bronzong from Mysterious Treasures] for their second card review. To discuss both Bronzong and their card review, you can post in this forum thread. It seems as if the card reviews turned out to be a huge hit this time around (since this is the second or third incarnation of the PokeBeach Strategist program) – each card review is getting more and more reads, and the quality of each review the three teams are producing is excellent (and if you don’t think so or disagree with something a team says in a review, you know where to post comments).


    Beckett “Cards for Kids” Donations – According to Beckett’s latest magazine issue, they will be accepting Pokemon card donations from Pokemon fans to give to children in hospitals as charity. All you have to do is send in extra Pokemon cards that you do not want (and maybe even one or two nice cards, such as holos or reverse holos), and Beckett will put them in goodie bags and distribute them to hospitals across the country. All donations need to be in their hands by November 27th, so if you want to donate any cards, do not forget this date! You can view the magazine scan below for more information, including the address to send the cards to. Thanks goes to TRQLKZ for the news and the scan.

    Beckett Card Donations


    Magmortar PBR Code – The code to download Magmortar from Pokemon Battle Revolution is B416-X4HT-VTWF. Instructions on how to download it are below. If you did not know, you can also download an Electivire from PBR (see our September 25th news story).

    1. Load your Pokemon Battle Revolution account, and customize your Battle Pass’ “Self-Introduction.” To do this, go to “Menu -> Profile -> Profile -> Self-Introduction.”
    2. Enter the code: B416-X4HT-VTWF (enter the code with subtraction signs / dashes, which are located in the “characters” section with the math symbols).
    3. Exit out of the customization, and go to the Shop. You will see the “Heated Gift” as an item at the bottom of the list. Buy it (it’s free).
    4. The Wii will now send out Magmortar’s signal (after telling you to turn on your DS).
    5. Accept the Mystery Gift on the main menu, go to the Mart, talk to the man in green, and receive your Magmortar. You’ll need a free slot in your party.
    5. You will only have three minutes to download Magmortar.

    Magmortar (Level 50)
    Trainer ID: 06257
    OT: PKTOPIA
    Modest Nature
    From the Lovely Place and apparently met in a fateful encounter.

    ~Psychic
    ~Flamethrower
    ~Hyper Beam
    ~Solar Beam

    Holding a Charcoal, inside a normal Poke Ball, always female.

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    EDIT: Edited the Super Smash Bros. Brawl Gardevoir article to include a new Poke Ball item Pokemon.


    New card review tomorrow, and maybe a different type of review, too!


    DP4 Page Update – More [DP4: Moon Hunting / Night Dashing] news today! The two Electivire and Magmortar 30-card theme deck lists are now posted in the [theme decks] section on our DP4 page. The missing Trainer cards from yesterday’s set list are also now included in the [main set list] section. In terms of card translations, Bangiras has translated two Trainer cards in the set: Amulet Coin and Leftovers, and you can view their complete translations and images under our [translations] section. Like yesterday, please do not copy and paste these translations on to any other site – you can use the link above to reference them instead. Thank you. :)


    Gardevoir and Meowth in SSBB – This may be old news to some, but a Super Smash Bros. Brawl video posted on IGN revealed that Gardevoir is a Poke Ball item Pokemon. When Gardevoir is released from its Poke Ball, it walks around with a barrier around it, and it appears that the person who releases it is protected from other characters temporarily as long as they stay in the barrier (it is hard to tell what the barrier does in the video, so this may not be an accurate description). You can view a screenshot of Gardevoir below.

    Gardevoir in SSBB

    Meowth has been revealed as a Poke Ball item Pokemon on the official Super Smash Bros. website today. It shoots Japanese yen / coins at its opponents using its Pay Day attack, which actually deals some decent damage. Meowth was in the original Super Smash Brothers, but did not return in Melee, so now we get him again in Poke Balls! Click the pictures below for larger images.

    Meowth in Super Smash Bros. BrawlMeowth in Super Smash Bros. BrawlMeowth in Super Smash Bros. BrawlMeowth in Super Smash Bros. Brawl

    So far, Pokemon known to be available in Poke Balls are Goldeen, Chikorita, Deoxys, Groudon, Munchlax, Piplup, Kyogre, Torchic, Snorlax, Gardevoir, and Meowth.

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    .::   Friday - March 24th, 2017  [Link to this News Story]

    EDIT #2: Bangiras has translated all of the new card images revealed today, which you can view on our [DP4: Moon Hunting / Night Dashing] page. The Leafeon Lv.X translation from earlier today had a minor (but major) error, but it has now been fixed (and for the better!). Please do not copy and paste these translations on to any other site – you can use the link above to reference the translations instead. Thank you.


    This entire update took me over four hours to compile, and I have a 33%-of-my-grade essay due tomorrow. :) In other news, Wailord has 200 HP again and Rotom’s art is awesome!


    HUGE DP4 Update – New [DP4: Moon Hunting / Night Dashing] images and information has been released from the official Japanese TCG site, and we have all of the latest! To view images of Cresselia Lv.X, Glaceon Lv.X, Leafeon Lv.X, Rotom, Porygon-Z, Eevee, and all the Eeveelutions, scroll down to “Card Images” on our DP4 page, which can be found at the link above. To view DP4’s entire set list (for both booster packs), including all of the Pokemon’s HP, scroll down to “Set List” on the same page (thanks goes to ToysRUsKid for translating the set lists for me). There is also new set art, which can be found under “Set Art.” We should have translations of all of the new cards posted by later today or tomorrow, so be sure to check back! We will also have most of the card scans and translations of DP4 within the next few weeks!


    New Card Review – The second card review of this week focuses on a nocturnal Pokemon highly popular among female Pokemon trainers. Team Stunky, consisting of Dendrobatida (the team leader), Teddiursa, Muffins, and Woody, give their review on [Delcatty from EX Power Keepers]. To discuss both Delcatty and Team Stunky’s card review, click here.


    New POP 5 Holos – New POP Series 5 holos are now available at Target, including Ho-Oh, Lugia, Pelipper, and Zangoose. Click the thumbnails below for larger scans, courtesy of our master card scanner, Shakespeare. Ho-Oh and Lugia come paired together in four-pack blisters, featuring a red energy coin; one EX Holon Phantoms, one EX Dragon Frontiers, one EX Power Keepers, and one Diamond and Pearl booster pack; and the two promos themselves. Pelipper and Zangoose are paired together in the same way, but come with a green energy coin instead. Each four-pack package cost $15.00. Pelipper and Zangoose can also be found in different packaging containing the same items as mentioned above, but with a random theme deck included, and for $20.00 (which is a bargain if you are looking to buy a theme deck and four booster packs).

    POP 5 Holo Ho-OhPOP 5 Holo Ho-OhPOP 5 Holo Ho-OhPOP 5 Holo Ho-Oh

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    Gardevoir d ex Card Review – Team Lv.X, consisting of Red5bv06 (the team leader), Krucifier, and smacktack15, has reviewed [Gardevoir ex d] for their second card review. To discuss both Gardevoir and their card review, click here.


    Vote for Bidoof!GameFAQs is holding a character contest, and Bidoof is currently one of the contenders! If you like Pokemon, vote for Bidoof to show your support! Simply go to GameFAQs, look to the right of the main page, select Bidoof, and then submit your vote. Spread the word to your friends, post on Pokemon message boards for people to vote, and get on AIM to tell people – tell everyone like the Bidoof below!


    Wii Remote JacketsNintendo is offering free Wii remote jackets to everyone who previously purchased a Wii system, since they are now including the jackets in all new hardware shipped out. You simply need to input your Wii serial number, select the number of jackets you need, and wait for Nintendo to ship them to you for free! Isn’t Nintendo an excellent customer-oriented company? First they replace the Wii remote’s straps, which they did not have to do, and now they are sending out free remote jackets to everyone.

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    .::   Friday - March 24th, 2017  [Link to this News Story]

    EDIT:Famitsu.com has released the first images of Pokemon Ranch (scroll down the page to see them). It appears that a person’s Miis interact with Pokemon once they are transferred over, and that the Pokemon are Mii-like as well.


    I’ll post this week’s first Strategist card review article tomorrow.


    New DP4 Lv.Xs – We have received new and exclusive information on [Moon Hunting / Night Dashing], the fourth Diamond and Pearl set that will be released in Japan later this month! In addition to Cresselia Lv.X, Leafeon Lv.X, and Glaceon Lv.X, we now know that Garchomp Lv.X, Honchkrow Lv.X, and Gardevoir Lv.X will be featured in the set, bringing the total amount of Lv.Xs to six. Garchomp Lv.X will most likely be a reprint of the promo that was included in the Mystery of the Lakes / Shining Darkness visual book a few months ago (look at the set page for the translation and image of Garchomp), but the other five Lv.Xs will be completely new! We will have scans and translations of DP4 within the next few weeks, so stay tuned to PokeBeach!

    Honchkrow is on America’s Secret Wonders booster packs, so we can assume that at least some of the Lv.Xs mentioned above will be the Lv.Xs of America’s Secret Wonders set. Secret Wonders consists of primarily Shining Darkness (DP3) cards, but since the Lv.Xs from Shining Darkness (Dialga, Palkia, Darkrai) are related to the 10th Pokemon movie (Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai), we will probably get them in the February set release instead, which coincides with the 10th movie’s release in America. Thus, the Lv.Xs of Moon Hunting / Night Dashing (DP4) will probably be traded with the Lv.Xs of Shining Darkness for the American release, helping to promote the 10th movie.


    Pokemon Ranch – A recent Nintendo of Japan media meeting revealed a future Pokemon title for Wiiware – Pokemon Ranch. Apparently, the game is like Pokemon Box, allowing players to transfer Pokemon from Diamond and Pearl to the Wii for both storage and interaction in a farm-like environment (the “interactive” features are currently unknown, although they could involve raising Pokemon, leveling them up, breeding them, etc. – anything is possible). Wiiware is Wii software available exclusively through the Wii Shop channel, so anyone with a Wii and an internet connection will be able to download Pokemon Ranch once it is uploaded to their region’s servers (of course, the game may cost a small fee).


    New Pokemon in SSBB – A video released today on the official Super Smash Bros. Website has revealed that Kyogre, Torchic, and Snorlax will be available as Poke Ball Pokemon in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Kyogre apparently fires Hydro Pumps (or does something with water), Torchic burns whoever is near it, and Snorlax jumps up into the air and falls through the stage, damaging any characters under it (just like in Super Smash Bros: Melee for Gamecube). Click the screen captures below to view larger images (including new images of Pokemon already known to be in the game).

    Kyogre in Super Smash Bros. BrawlTorchic in Super Smash Bros. BrawlTorchic in Super Smash Bros. BrawlSnorlax in Super Smash Bros. BrawlPiplup in Super Smash Bros. BrawlCharizard in Super Smash Bros. BrawlSquirtle in Super Smash Bros. BrawlIvysaur in Super Smash Bros. Brawl

    Pokemon known to be available in Poke Balls so far are Goldeen, Chikorita, Deoxys, Groudon, Munchlax, Piplup, Kyogre, Torchic, and Snorlax. Pikachu and Pokemon Trainer’s Squirtle, Ivysaur, and Charizard are the only playable Pokemon characters in the game thus far, although Jigglypuff is a possible contender in the future (hopefully Lucario, too!).

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    Porygon-Z Lv.X – Like with the Garchomp Lv.X card that was released in the Japanese Mystery of the Lakes / Shining Darkness picture book, a new Porygon-Z Lv.X is set to be released in the new Moon Hunting / Night Dashing (DP 4) picture book. The book itself will be released in Japan on November 30th for 750 yen, and the Porygon-Z card will come in it! We will have Porygon-Z Lv.X’s image and translation in the next few weeks. Thanks go to ToysRUsKid and Bangiras for the news!


    Diamond and Pearl Trainer Kit Holos – Shakespeare, our master card scanner, has scanned the two holo cards that come in the new Diamond and Pearl Trainer Kit. Both are reprints of Diamond and Pearl set cards, but with alternate art. Click the thumbnails for larger pictures.

    Manaphy Diamond and Pearl Trainer KitLucario Diamond and Pearl Trainer Kit


    Regigigas in 11th Pokemon Movie11th Pokemon Movie Teaser – The official Pokemon movie website has revamped itself for the 11th Pokemon movie, featuring Regigigas (and possibly Shaymin, since flower fields are shown, and it is the next “hidden” legendary). There is a teaser trailer to the right of the website (click the play button), and it shows a COLOSSAL Regigigas emerging from the ground (it is basically the same scene that was shown in July’s CoroCoro). The location scouting for this movie took place in Northern Europe (Scandinavia), so we can expect beautiful nature scenery for this movie.

    Dialga and Palkia also appear at the end of the trailer (Palkia has the same voice as that animal Obi-Wan rides in Revenge of the Sith – the one the clones shoot down), but they won’t have any major part in the movie, especially since the footage of them is just re-used from last year’s movie trailer. Teaser trailers for Pokemon movies often convey situations that do not happen when the actual movies come out, so expect this to be true with Dialga and Palkia (possibly with the fact that Regigigas is huge, too).

    If Shaymin is in this movie, what roll will it have? Maybe it sealed away Regigigas a long time ago, it has become weak [insert nature theme somewhere, like human-induced global warming has hurt it or something, and Regigigas is going to kill them for it], Regigigas has escaped, and now Ash and crew must save the day? Maybe Regigigas is destroying all of the pretty flower fields and they hire their local gardener, Shaymin, to regrow them all, while we all learn about photosynthesis in the process? Maybe Shaymin is evil and it plugs into Regigigas to create Regishaymin to terrorize everyone? Who knows… We’ll find out more about this movie in December, when a longer trailer is released.

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    I have had new Pokemon experiences at UCI since my first “blog” post – some funny and some weird – and I’ll post a “blog” entry about them tomorrow (or the day after)when I have time.


    Flygon ex δ – Our third PokeBeach Strategist team, Team Holon, has reviewed [Flygon ex δ from EX Dragon Frontiers] for their first card review (I didn’t have time to post it last week, so it is my fault that it is being posted during the second week). Currently, Team Holon consists of Bangiras (the team leader) and EspeonShock, who both put their heads together to review Flygon and how it would fit and combo into a deck. Check out their review!


    DP4: Moon Hunting / Night Dashing – I have finally collected all of the information we have posted on [DP4: Moon Hunting / Night Dashing] and compiled it together on one page! I also included some things that I missed during the few news stories we posted on the set, such as Latios and Latias’ translations and images.


    Trading Figure Game – For those of you buying the Pokemon Trading Figure Game (which is available in some stores right now, like Toys R Us), don’t forget to check out our “Next Quest” figure images page. It has pictures of every single figure in the first American TFG set, including the Chimchar, Piplup, and Turtwig that were not in the original European set release.

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    Correction to the Manaphy Toys R Us news story: The nature of Manaphy changes every time you soft-reset (we said before that it was set by the download, but it is not). Thus, if you reset enough times, you may end up with a Modest or Timid Manaphy (I received the former on my first try)! This also means you can receive a shiny Manaphy if you reset enough times.


    Shinx DP15 promoDP15 Promo: Shinx – Thanks to Omahanime, we now have a scan of the fifteenth Diamond and Pearl black star promo – Shinx! It is available in the “Diamond and Pearl Trainer’s Challenge Set,” which, if it is anything like the previous Trainer’s Challenge Set, comes with three booster packs (Diamond and Pearl series packs) and one Trainer Kit (the Diamond and Pearl Trainer Kit with the Lucario and Manaphy holo reprint cards). The entire package costs around $20.00. Click the thumbnail to the right for a larger scan of Shinx. It is an exact reprint of the [Diamond and Pearl Shinx], but with different card artwork.


    Kricketune Card Review – Our second PokeBeach Strategist card team, Team Lv.X, has decided to review [Kricketune (Mysterious Treasures)] for their first card review. Team Lv.X consists of Red5bv06 (the team leader), Krucifier, and Smacktack15, who look at both the pros and cons of Kricketune, and whether it can stand as its own deck against other decks in the current format. To discuss Kricketune and Team Lv.X’s card review, click here.

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    EDIT: Added a new news story on the new holo POP 5 Mew and Pikachu cards. See below.


    Don’t forget about the Manaphy event at Toys R Us tomorrow (12:00 – 3:00 PM)! Receive your Manaphy and breed for your Phione!


    Holo POP 5 Mew and Pikachu – Thanks to our master card scanner, Shakespeare, we now have scans of new holo POP cards – Pikachu and Mew from POP 5! Each are available at stores like Target, and come individually in a package with five booster packs (two Diamond and Pearl booster packs, one EX Holon Phantoms pack, one EX Crystal Guardians pack, and one EX Power Keepers pack). A coin is also included. Each package retails for $14.99, and you can click the thumbnails below for larger images of the holo POP promos that come in them (one promo per package, not both).

    Mew Holo POP 5Mew Holo POP 5


    Empoleon: Diamond and Pearl – Our first PokeBeach Strategist card review features [Empoleon from the Diamond and Pearl set]. The first of our three Strategist teams is Team Stunky, which consists of Dendrobatida (the team leader and main writer), Teddiursa, Muffins, and Woody. Team Stunky worked extremely hard to write an in-depth and extensive review on Empoleon, featuring analysis of many different components, combos, and strategies of the card, so be sure to check their review out! It goes over EVERYTHING.

    By the end of the week, two more card reviews will be posted, featuring Kricketune and Flygon ex δ. Stay tuned!

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    I will post the first PokeBeach Strategist card article review after I buy my class books tonight (which are a ridiculous RIPOFF at UCI’s student store – I have to pay 120 bucks for some little 45-page-pathetic-excuse-for-a-book).


    Pokemon Trainer’s Final Smash – In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, a final smash is the ultimate attack a character can use. For a character to use its final smash, it simply needs to grab a Smash Ball, as shown in the first picture below with Ivysaur, and then its attack will be activated.

    In the case of Pokemon Trainer, his final smash is “Triple Finish,” which uses Ivysaur, Charizard, and Squirtle’s SolarBeam, Fire Blast, and Hydro Pump to launch one combined attack. Characters in the immediate vicinity of the attack are warned to run when it is launched due to the massive damage it inflicts (the attack does look pretty powerful!). Click the thumbnails below for larger images.

    Pokemon Trainer's Final SmashPokemon Trainer's Final SmashPokemon Trainer's Final SmashPokemon Trainer's Final Smash

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    The previous update was posted only a few hours ago, so if you were not here today, be sure to read it. This update was posted around 1:00 in the morning. :p I may try to post the first PokeBeach Strategist card review tonight, but if not, for sure tomorrow.


    Manaphy TRU GiveawayManaphy and Electivire! – As most of us know, this Saturday, Toys R Us will be distributing Manaphy to Diamond and Pearl. Thanks to Spacechild, an employee at Toys R Us, we now have new and exclusive information on both the Manaphy giveaway and the hidden Electivire download in Pokemon Battle Revolution! We spill the beans on everything, so if you do not want to be spoiled or if you want your trip to Toys R Us on Saturday to be a complete surprise, do not read the following update.

    First off, 16 people will be able to download Manaphy at a time, which means lines should go pretty fast (as we posted a few weeks ago, the download will work through Mystery Gift, and then you will have to go to the Mart, talk to the man at the counter, and he will give you Manaphy). Each Manaphy will have random stats and random natures, and only ONE Manaphy can be downloaded per Diamond or Pearl. Once Manaphy is in your game at the Mart, soft-resetting your game (turning it off and on) will change Manaphy’s stats, but not its nature (which is randomly determined by the download). Manaphy’s moveset and other information can be seen below:

    Manaphy (Lv. 50)
    Trainer ID: 09297

    ~Heart Swap
    ~Water Pulse
    ~Whirlpool
    ~Acid Armor

    Has a Classic Ribbon, holding a Red Scarf, in a Cherish Ball.

    Each Toys R Us has to enter the original trainer name manually ahead of time, so different Toys R Us may give different original trainer names. Most likely, the common original trainer name will be “TRU.”

    Also, if you have three Wonder Cards from downloading Pikachu from Pokemon Battle Revolution, you will have to delete one to make room for Manaphy’s Wonder Card. If you do not know what this means, don’t worry – it most likely means you do not have three.

    Manaphy will NOT be tradable through the Global Trade Station. The GTS itself is programmed to refuse depositing of Pokemon inside Cherish Balls. You can, however, trade Manaphy to a friend normally who is right next to you (DS to DS) or to a friend via friend code. Remember, though – you can only download one Manaphy per cartridge.


    Electivire PBR DownloadElectivire’s turn! When Pokemon Battle Revolution came to the United States, the Japanese programmers changed a few things for us. The game was made widescreen compatible, darker-colored trainers were programmed into the game, and two Pokemon were hidden away in the game as a surprise for Americans to download in the future.

    Pokemon Fan, an official magazine, will be given to people who attend the Manaphy event on Saturday (along with a Manaphy bookmark with 9th movie information on the back and a $5-off coupon for DS games purchased in the store). The magazine will contain information for downloading Electivire from Pokemon Battle Revolution to your DS.

    Of course, we are spoiling that information too! To get Electivire from PBR to your Diamond or Pearl, follow the below instructions. You will need your DS handy with Pokemon Diamond / Pearl inserted. You are allowed to have more than one DS downloading Electivire at once, but you will only have three minutes to do so, so have all of your DS’s out and ready!

    1. Load your Pokemon Battle Revolution account, and customize your Battle Pass’ “Self-Introduction.” To do this, go to “Menu -> Profile -> Profile -> Self-Introduction.”
    2. Enter the code: BA16-X4SH-E2AT (enter the code with subtraction signs / dashes, which are located in the “characters” section with the math symbols).
    3. Exit out of the customization, and go to the Shop. You will see the “Shocking Gift” as an item at the bottom of the list. Buy it (it’s free).
    4. The Wii will now send out Electivire’s signal (after telling you to turn on your DS).
    5. Basically, follow the same instructions as above with Manaphy (accept the Mystery Gift, go to the Mart, talk to the man in green, receive Electivire).
    5. You will only have three minutes to download Electivire.

    Electivire’s stats will be different for every download, and soft-resetting the game will change its stats. The nature, however, will remain the same for everyone, unlike Manaphy’s – Electivire has an Adamant nature.

    Electivire (Level 50)
    Trainer ID: 06257
    OT: PKTOPIA
    From the Lovely Place and apparently met in a fateful encounter.

    ~Ice Punch
    ~Thunderpunch
    ~Cross Chop
    ~Earthquake

    Holding a Magnet, inside a normal Poke Ball, always male.

    The code for downloading Magmortar, which is also hidden in Pokemon Battle Revolution, will be revealed on Pokemon.com in October.


    Although not completely confirmed by our source, Darkrai is supposedly going to be given out at Toys R Us early next year, and Shaymin the year after. The plan for Arceus is currently unknown.

    Pretty cool information!

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    .::   Friday - March 24th, 2017  [Link to this News Story]

    Tomorrow, if I have time, we will have our first PokeBeach Strategist card article up!


    Victory Medal promoBattle Road Promo – Thanks to kirbypopstar, we now have a scan of the Victory Medal promo card you receive at Battle Road tournaments if you come in first place. Click the thumbnail to the right for a larger image.


    College and Pokemon – This is a personal update. I warn you, over the next week, PokeBeach may become bloggy as I experience college life for the first time (I’ll look forward to reading my entries in four years when college is over). Feel free to skip this update – it’s very informal and is all about me, which may be boring / stupid to many visitors of this site. :D

    So far, UCI (University of California, Irvine) is awesome, even though classes have not started yet. I put a Mysterious Treasures Magmortar poster on my dorm room door (Chrisbo gave me at our last prerelease :D), and now everyone in my hall is telling me things like, “Oh, I used to watch / play that” and “I used to be addicted to Pokemon.” (None of them play or watch it currently, though – or at least no one has said they do.) I came to my room early today because my sandals cut the side of my foot, and one of the hall students popped his head in and said “Pokemon’s on, Pokemon Jon.” I could hear it on the television from his room too, so I think he must have been watching it for old time sakes or something (Here, the cable is set four hours ahead, so I get to watch everything before anyone in the United States). There are a TON of animé lovers at this school, so I am sure a good chunk of them at least play the Pokemon games, but are probably afraid to admit it due to the reputation Pokemon has garnished as being “kiddy.” I’m not afraid to say I like Pokemon – I let EVERYONE know who asks about what I like. :D

    When we had a large dorm meeting last night, everyone was forced to talk about themselves in front of everyone for two minutes each, so for one of the “something interesting about yourself” parts, I told everyone I am a Pokemon freak. The person in charge of our dorm building put his head down when I made that comment about myself, and people who knew him started to laugh, announcing to the room that he also loves and plays the Pokemon games and “he must be my perfect resident assistant (RA)”. Once I lock myself out of my room over the “three times” limit, he’ll open it for me for free, since we are now “Pokemon buddies.” See what Pokemon does for you when you shout to the world that you love it? It gives you “connections.” :D

    Surprisingly, UCI’s “anim達 and “Speech and Debate” clubs are both dead, so tomorrow, I am going to look into starting them up again. I started the animé club in high school and was president of Speech and Debate, and in both clubs, I found a way to promote Pokemon in some way (in animé, we watched Mewtwo, Lugia, and Lucario, and in S/D, I did a speech on Pokemon for “Expository Speaking” that took me all the way to the California Speech and Debate State Championships.) Good times – enjoy high school while you can.

    Unless you know people are going to beat you up, which is probably rarely ever the case (although… some of those middle school kids are sometimes MONSTERS from that hot place), never hide who you are or what you really like just because people might not find it “cool (even though Pokemon really is cool).” Be yourself and never compromise your values for less-than-admirable people, and maybe you will find people who have the same interests / values as you… and possibly get perks in the process.

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    EDIT: Whoops, we grabbed the wrong Japanese promo images for Buneary and Piplup, but they are now fixed. Clear your cache if you still see the old images, or refresh multiple times.


    I am getting ready to move into my college dorm, and there will be programs at school once I move in to help me “settle in,” so updates might become rare over the next week or so.


    POP 6 Japanese Images – We do not have any actual English card scans of POP 6 yet, but what we do have are Japanese images of each of the cards. All of POP 6 originates from Japanese promos, so you can see what the card art looks like below (thanks go to Bangiras for tracking down the images for me). Click the thumbnails for larger images, and hover over the left or right of an image once it is opened to scroll through the rest of the cards like a slide show.

    POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6POP 6

    I have also updated our POP 6 list so you can see just how much of a reprint set POP 6 is – some cards are even reprints of reprints! The only two new cards are Pikachu and Gible. For the rest, simply look up the original cards to see what the attacks are.

    Rare
    1 – Bastiodon (MT reprint with different art)
    2 – Lucario (D/P set reprint with different art)
    3 – Manaphy (D/P set reprint with different art)
    4 – Pachirisu (D/P set and DP04 promo reprint with different art)
    5 – Rampardos (MT reprint with different art)

    Uncommmon
    6 – Drifloon (D/P set reprint with different art)
    7 – Gible
    8 – Pikachu
    9 – Riolu (D/P set reprint with different art)
    10 – Staravia (D/P set reprint with different art)

    Common
    11 – Bidoof (D/P set reprint with different art)
    12 – Buneary (D/P set and DP06 promo reprint with different art)
    13 – Cherubi (D/P set reprint with different art)
    14 – Chimchar (D/P set reprint with different art and DP02 promo reprint with same art)
    15 – Piplup (D/P set and DP03 promo reprint with different art)
    16 – Starly (D/P set reprint with different art)
    17 – Turtwig (D/P set and DP01 promo reprint with different art)

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