'Pokmon Omega Ruby', 'Alpha Sapphire' updates: Mythical Pokmon available to download; gamers treated to Diancie event this weekend


Players of Pokmon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are in for a treat this weekend, as they are set to receive a Mythical Pokmon.

Starting Friday, July 24, the Mythical Pokmon Diancie will be available for download exclusively for players of Pokmon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire for the 3DS and 2DS handheld consoles. The Diancie event will only last for the entire weekend, ending on Monday, July 27. The Daincie event is available via In-Game Internet Distribution over the Nintendo network.

Diancie’s move set includes Diamond Storm, Moonblast, Dazzling Gleam, and Protect. Additionally, players can take their Diancie to the nearest Pokmon Center to get the Mega Stone, to Mega Evolve Diancie!

To get Diancie, go to the Mystery Gift button on the main menu, then select Receive Gift. Choose Get via Internet, and the Mythical Pokmon will be ready in a while.

In related news, another Pokmon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire event, the Circle of Legends Online Competition will start on Friday. The online competition is a multiplayer Pokmon battle that is composed only of Legendary and Mythical Pokmon, using the Pokmon Omega Ruby and Pokmon Alpha Sapphiregames. However, Legendary and Mythical Pokmon from past game titles such as Pokmon Black, Pokmon White, Pokmon Black 2, or Pokmon White 2 can also participate in the competition, via the Pok Transporter. To balance each match up, all participating Pokmon in a player’s team will be set to Lv. 100 for the entire match.

The competition will use Rotation Battle format, and will have two age divisionsthe Junior/Senior Division (for those born 2000 or later) and the Masters Division (born 1999 or earlier). Qualified participants will receive 1,000 Pok Miles. To qualify, players must earn a place in the rankings by completing at least one battle.

The competition will end on Sunday, July 26, 2015, at 23:59 UTC. Player rankings will be announced early August.