If you're a member of a local Pokémon League and have both a Pokémon Trainer Club account as well as a Pokémon Global Link account, you'll soon be able to get an exclusive Tyranitar and Dragonite for completing the Castelia Gym Season and the Nimbasa Gym Season of the Pokémon League.
What is a Pokémon League, you ask? It's not quite the place where you fight the Elite Four like it is in the video games, no, it's actually a real-life "club" where Pokémon fans gather and play Pokémon with each other! It's for both the Trading Card Game and the Video Games, and is a great experience for any Pokémon fan. If you want to learn more about it, check out the official page explaining Pokémon Leagues, and also use the Event Locator to find any leagues in your area! There are thousands of local Pokémon Leagues set up all over the world!
By participating in the Castelia Gym Season of the Pokémon League and having the two aforementioned accounts, you'll be rewarded with a level 55 Tyranitar on the Pokémon Global Link when the Castelia Gym Season ends, which has the moves Payback, Crunch, Earthquake, and Seismic Toss, as well as the Hidden Ability Unnerve, which prevents the opponent's Pokémon from using held berries in battle. It is worth pointing out that Seismic Toss has not been available on Tyranitar since the Move Tutors from Generation III, so it is a rather rare move for Tyranitar (although, given its monstrous Attack stat, it is generally unnecessary).
The Nimbasa Gym Season of the Pokémon League follows that, and once that wraps up, participating players will be given a level 55 Dragonite on the Pokémon Global Link, which knows Dragon Rush, Safeguard, Wing Attack, and the zippy ExtremeSpeed. It also has the Hidden Ability Multiscale, which reduces the damage it receives from an attack when it is hit while its HP is full, and can be a very useful ability to have for a Dragonite.
The Meloetta distribution at GameStop stores in the US has started today! You'll have from now until March 24th to pick up your Meloetta on your copy of Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, or White 2! Additionally, the distribution has also started today in Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand, while Canada and France's begins on March 9th and then the UK, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Germany will start their distributions on March 22nd.
For more information on the Meloetta distribution, check out the previous update, which covers it in more detail.
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