Piplup, Tournies

I’ll probably add a new news story later on today if we receive any POP 6 scans (if you have any POP 6 cards, we would appreciate it if you scan them at 300 DPI and send them to [email protected]). Remember, 2007’s Pokemon League season starts this weekend with Oreburgh City, so if you haven’t gone to League in a while or are interested in attending to learn how to play the TCG, be sure to find out if a Pokemon League in your area and what Pokemon League is all about! Another reminder – the Manaphy Toys R Us event is next Saturday.

Piplup in SSBB – The official Super Smash Bros. Brawl website has revealed yet another Poke Ball item Pokemon – Piplup. It uses its Surf attack to wash away characters on the field, with the simpler the field, the stronger the attack. If you get caught up in its Surf on the edge of the field, it appears as if Piplup will wash you right off. Click the pictures below for larger images.

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So far, Pokemon known to be available in Poke Balls are Goldeen, Chikorita, Deoxys, Groudon, and Munchlax.

Organized Play 2007 Tournament OverviewPokemon Organized Play has posted a tournament season overview, generally explaining each type of tournament event for this year and the next. The K-value for each type of tournament is also listed, which determines your player ranking based on each event’s value and how well you perform. The first tournament events of this season will be the Battle Roads, starting this month, with each worth a K-value of 8.