Pokémon World Championships and Even More Sun and Moon News

Friday, August 19th, 2016

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It seems like just about every day we’re covering new Pokémon Sun and Moon news, and today is no exception. The Pokémon World Championships are going on right now and will continue to be all weekend, and during the opening ceremony Game Freak showed us a new crab Pokémon with the reveal of Crabrawler. Despite the fact it’s a a crab, Crabrawler is a pure Fighting type with the abilities Hyper Cutter or Iron Fist.

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In addition to its appearance at Worlds, Crabrawler is also shown in a new trailer Pokémon has uploaded to YouTube along with two new pre-evolutions for pokés that have already been revealed. Sandygast, who evolves into Palossand, and Stufful, who evolves into Bewear.

The Pokémon World Championships bring the best players from all around the world for both the competitive scenes of the video games as well as the trading card game. It’ll be going on all weekend until Sunday (August 21) so if you’re interested be sure to check it out. Pokémon Sun and Moon will be released for Nintendo 3DS on November 18.

Watch live video from Pokemon on www.twitch.tv

About Aaron Evangelisti

Aaron is a lifelong video games enthusiast who's been playing since the days of the NES. He enjoys just about all types of games from RPGs, to platformers, to strategy. He also fancies himself a bit of a writer so writing about video games makes sense, right?




  • Panpopo

    I will have to watch some of this, but I don’t think anything will ever top that pachirisu Draco meteor match.