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Serebii.net Update: Pokémon Black & White US Release + Pokémon names

Discussion in 'Serebii.net Updates' started by SerebiiBot, Dec 28, 2010.

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    Serebii.net Update: Pokémon Black & White US Release + Pokémon names

    Serebii.net has just updated with this:

    I hope all of you have had a good Christmas. Be sure to check yesterday's massive update. Since Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
    Last Update: 17:15 GMT
    Edit @ 14:56; Added trailer | Edit @ 17:15 Two New Names | Edit @ 17:20; More names | Edit @ 17:34; Professor Juniper confirmed | Edit @ 22:37; Attack Names

    In The Games Department

    Pokémon Black & White - US Release Revealed

    Nintendo has issued a press release detailling the release date of the upcoming Pokémon games, Pokémon Black & White. These games are due for release in the US on March 6th 2011. These games are whole new games set in a new region with 156 new Pokémon added into the mix as well as a plethora of extras. We have detailled the games extensively since the Japanese launch so be sure to check our section to learn about the games.
    The press release also confirmed that the areas Black City & White Forest keep their Japanese names. We'll bring more on the localisation as and when it comes
    EDIT: In addition to this, the official website has updated with two new Pokémon names. First is Minccino (in Japan; Chillarmy) and second is Gigalith (in Japan; Gigaiath). In addition to this, there is also Sandile (in Japan; Meguroco), Blitzle (in Japan; Shimama), Pidove (in Japan; Mamepato), Klink (in Japan; Gear) & Darmanitan (in Japan; Hihidaruma). Munna keeps its Japanese name. Click them to go to their respective Pokédex page.
    It also revealed the name of several abiltiies; Encourage is now Sheer Force, Overconfidence is now Moxie, Pigeon Heart is now Big Pecks
    It also confirmed that Professor Araragi is Professor Juniper and Hiun City is Castelia City. Finally, these slipped under the radar. Several moves have also had name changes; Sweep Slap is now Tail Slap, Wild Bolt is now Wild Charge and Telekinesis keeps its name

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  2. Exciting, we knew the release would be in March but as early as the 6th? Very happy.

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