As previously reported
, a Genesect WiFi event is taking place for the Japanese versions of Pokémon Black 2 and White 2. The Japanese official Pokémon site has updated with information on this event. The details of the Genesect that is being distributed are as follows:
Genesect's Techno Blast attack changes type depending on the item that Genesect is holding. In total, it can have four different types, which are:
- Fire Type (when Genesect is holding the Burn Drive)
- Electric Type (when Genesect is holding the Shock Drive)
- Water Type (when Genesect is holding the Douse Drive)
- Ice Type (when Genesect is holding the Chill Drive)
The special Drives that are needed to change Techno Blast's type can be obtained when players take Genesect to the P2 Lab. There, they will be challenged to a battle by a Team Plasma researcher and if they win, the researcher will give them two out of the four Drives. Pokémon Black 2 players
will get the Burn
Drives, while Pokémon White 2 players
will get the Douse
All Star Cup 2012
A new WiFi tournament has been announced for the Japanese players of Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, called the All Star Cup 2012
. This tournament will be held in September
and lets players use any Pokémon from the Isshu dex, even legendary and mythical Pokémon that were excluded from previous competitions, such as Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta and Genesect.
Single Battle Strongest-class Pokémon event
Japanese players of Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 who visit a Pokémon Center from September 15th until October 28th
will get the chance to obtain a random Pokémon out of several that are deemed to be the most powerful Pokémon in Single Battles. These will be selected based on the Pokémon that are used more frequently in Single Battles on the Pokémon Global Link. More information on this event will be revealed on the official site on September 15.
Pikachu-themed 3DS XL
A new Pokémon-inspired design for the newly-released 3DS XL has been announced for Japan. It's called Pikachu Yellow
and follows the dual-color scheme like the rest of the 3DS XL designs, with the exterior being yellow and featuring a Dream World art Pikachu and the interior being white. It will go on sale in Pokémon Centers nationwide for 18,900 yen
and only for people who have pre-ordered it. Pre-orders start on August 25th
and reservations are to be executed on a first-come, first-served basis. It's only possible to pre-order one console per person and only while supplies last.