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Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows expansion is out now!

To celebrate, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon players can head into their local GAME store from 18 August to receive a battle-ready Salazzle for their Nintendo 3DS system.

London, UK—Friday, 4 August 2017— The third expansion in the latest Pokémon Trading Card Game series, Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows, is now available in stores across the UK. This expansion includes two new theme decks and over 140 cards, including brand-new Pokémon- GX and full-art Supporter cards.

What’s more, to celebrate Salazzle- GX appearing for the first time in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video game players can head into their local GAME store from 18 August to receive a battle-ready Salazzle for their Nintendo 3DS system, at no cost.

Salazzle evolve only from female Salandit, which are uncommon encounters in the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video games. The venomous Poison- and Fire-type Pokémon Salazzle has its signature Corrosion Ability, which enables this Pokémon to make even usually resistant Steel- and Poison-type Pokémon badly poisoned using its potent Toxic move.

Salazzle will be distributed with the following attributes:

  • LEVEL: 50
  • TYPE: Poison and Fire
  • ABILITY: Corrosion
  • MOVES: Fake Out, Toxic, Sludge Bomb and Flamethrower
  • HELD ITEM: Focus Sash
From 18 August, Salazzle will be distributed battle-ready, so players can jump right into online or local battles to test their skills.

To receive Salazzle, fans must own a system in the Nintendo 3DS family and a Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon game. Please ask staff in a GAME store for instructions on how to receive a special code to obtain Salazzle.*

Another treat for Trainers in celebration of Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows is an exclusive promo card featuring Stufful, available at Toys“R”Us as a gift with purchase from 4 August.

For additional information about Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows, the Salazzle distribution or the Stufful promo card, please visit www.pokemon.co.uk .

*For more information about the Salazzle distribution at GAME, please see the following website: www.game.co.uk. One per customer, while stocks last.


  1. Open your Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon game.
  2. Select MYSTERY GIFT on the main menu.
  3. Select RECEIVE GIFT, then YES.
  4. Select GET WITH CODE/PASSWORD, then YES, and then YES again to connect to the internet.
  5. Enter your code.
  6. Watch as you receive your Salazzle.
  7. Speak to the delivery person in any Pokémon Center to receive your Salazzle.
  8. Be sure to save your game.       


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