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Your source for Pokémon fan works, Trainer Cards, and news.

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The latest event for Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. This event gives players the chance to get their hands on Volcanion for the very first time.

The Pokémon is obtainable through codes which are being given out by Gamestop in the US and by EB Games in Canada. The event runs until the 31st of October and the Volcanion's details are as follows:
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In 2014, pretty much 2 and a half years ago now, we posted on Pokecharms.com about the possibility that Nintendo would be bringing new hardware to that year’s E3. Back then we talked about rumours that this new hardware would be neither a successor to the Wii U in the console world nor a successor to the 3DS in the handheld world, but a fusion of both worlds into one machine. As I said then, “It’s… one of the few logical paths left for Nintendo to travel on in the console space.” and as the Wii U continued to struggle on for 2 more years, that’s never gotten any less true.

It turns out that we were seemingly right on the money with that post 2 years ago, because mounting evidence has come to light in the past few months — most specifically from Eurogamer’s in-depth report — that the Nintendo NX, as we now know that hardware to be provisionally code-named, is absolutely a merging of Nintendo’s two primary gaming businesses. A handheld gaming device with a touch screen that can play your games on the go, and a base that connects those same games to your TV to play at home. Continue reading...
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A new trailer has been released today that showcases some new gameplay elements in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon as well as the mid-stage evolutions for the three starter Pokémon.


Read on to find out more!
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If you're living in North America and originally missed your chance to get a Hoopa, your Pokédex will be happy to hear that a second chance Hoopa event has begun. By heading into the Mystery Gift menu, players with a North American copy of Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby, or Alpha Sapphire can use the special code 2016HOOPA to download Hoopa onto your games.

For the record, yes, this code works for those of you living in Canada, too.

This particular event giveaway is only running for a very short time - from today until October 9th - so make sure to grab your Hoopa ASAP before your window of opportunity closes!
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For those of you with the European/Australian versions of Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire who always wanted to have a My Little Pony in a Fancy Hat - look no further, for a wi-fi distribution of Keldeo is now available via Mystery Gift!

The distribution should also be available for North American region games later today - tomorrow at the very latest - and will be available until October 24th, so go get them while their... friendship... is still magical... Or something like that.
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Just a quick reminder that the currently ongoing Victini event distribution is ending tomorrow (September 24th).

Whether you own a copy of Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, if you haven't yet obtained a Victini from the Mystery Gift menu (via Internet) remember to do so before it's too late!
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Good news! Today's Sun and Moon news has revealed that you can get rid of the female trainer's utterly dreadful chicken hat! Trainer customisation has returned from Pokémon X and Y, and seems to have been improved in a big way. Firstly, there's a wider variety of clothing and hairstyles to choose from for both genders, and you can now remove the characters' hats entirely. Read more about Trainer Customisation and Pokémon Refresh...
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Today a brand new trailer for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon was dropped and revealed some new version exclusives within.

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First up we have the two forms of Lycanroc (known as Lugarugan in Japan), who is the evolved form of Rockruff. Rockruff evolves into the Midday form or the Midnight form depending on the game in which it evolves in. Midday form is exclusive to Pokémon Sun while the midnight form is exclusive to Pokémon Moon. Both forms are Rock and can have the ability Keen Eye. The Midday form can also have the Sand Rush ability, while the Midnight form can have the Vital Spirit.

Today the official Japanese site for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon updated with some new information.

Click through to find out more!