Orange Islands Archives

This page serves as an archive for past Orange Islands news announcements.

Hidden Ability Johto Starter Giveaway

Posted by antemortem on February 8th, 2015

Nintendo will be hosting a new giveaway by means of Pokémon Bank. From February 27th to November 30th 2015, you can access your Pokémon Bank account and receive free Johto starters with their Hidden Abilities. Meganium comes with Leaf Guard, Typhlosion comes with Flash Fire, and Feraligatr comes with Sheer Force. There's several months to receive these Pokémon, and you can only get each one once, so make the most of the opportunity!

Keldeo Giveaway for Black 2 and White 2

Posted by Jellicent on January 23, 2013

Nintendo will be hosting a Wi-Fi giveaway event for the next few weeks. From January 25th to February 12th, you can pick up Keldeo from the WFC for your Black 2 or White 2 games. This is the first time Keldeo has been given away over Wi-Fi, so be sure to pick up while you can! It comes with the moves Sacred Sword, Hydro Pump, Aqua Jet, and Swords Dance. Once you've obtained Keldeo, look for an opening in the trees around Floccesy Town. Down a path, you'll find a large stone with a symbol that will allow Keldeo to learn Secret Sword and transform into its Resolute Form.

Pokemon X and Y Announced

Posted by Jellicent on January 8, 2013

The first games for the 6th generation of the Pokemon series, Pokemon X and Pokemon Y, have just been announced by Nintendo. Utilizing the 3DS, this will be the first Pokemon generation to use 3D models; also, the bird's-eye-view angle has been dropped in favor of a third person view. The names and images of the new starters, Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie, have also been revealed. The two mascot legendaries, Xerneas and Yveltal, were revealed as well. You can see the actual announcement here on Youtube. If you'd like to post some speculation or find out the latest information leaks, check out the Pokemon X and Y Discussion thread in Orange Islands!