This month, Trainers have an excellent opportunity to acquire three new Mega Stones for their Pokémon in Pokémon Sun and Moon. For the first time, we will be able to Mega Evolve our Abomasnow, Manectric and Tyranitar!
From May 17th to May 25th Trainers may register to compete in this month’s 2017 International Challenge May Online Competition. Battles will begin May 26th and last through May 28th. This will be a double battle competition that restricts Trainers to use only their Pokémon from the Alola region. Other rules and restrictions apply. Head over to Pokémon Global Link for more details.
Mega Evolution does have its own advantages and disadvantages in battle, so naturally it doesn’t fit in with everyone’s strategies. However, these stones are only available when competing in this event. Don’t miss out on this chance to add more content to your collection!
Pokemon XG: Next Gen has been released and is the world's first ever Pokemon XD:GoD hack!
For more details and download link: Pokemon XG Main Thread
- Physical/Special Split
- Gen VI type matchup chart including fairy type
- New set of shadow pokemon and other obtainable pokemon
- Moves and abilities from later generations
- More challenging opponents
Because of past PGL ban waves (and a potential future one), many are wondering if they can edit save files safely. The safest option is to simply not hack or to not use game sync, although some minor edits may be safe. The problem is that it is unclear on what the bans were based, and the Pokémon company hasn't exactly volunteered this information.
Here are the known causes of PGL bans:
Getting 999 of every item (it's possible the bans are from a sub-set of items)
Making illegal changes to Pokémon between game syncs
Illegal Pokédex entries
Items in the incorrect Bag Pocket
Changing anything in the save that is static (like OT, Gender, Language, etc.)
Getting all clothing (there's been mixed reports about this)
We have not received any reports of banning due to receiving hacked Pokémon in trades. Making other edits might be safe, but only as long as the result could have been accomplished without hacks given more effort.
By hacking your save file, you accept full responsibility of any consequences such as being banned. If you are banned, however, we would appreciate your input so we can learn more.
Thanks to everyone who posted in our previous threads about the bans for sharing their experiences, zenamez of GBAtemp for compiling the causes reported on GBAtemp, and to theSLAYER and Serebii for checking this information.
Image Source (Thanks to @\ from our IRC for suggesting this)