Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo and Giovanni, Leader of Team Rocket, Now Available in Pokémon Masters

For a limited time, players can battle this notorious duo, add them to their teams, and learn about their arrival on the island of Pasio

TOKYODecember 52019—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, has announced that the Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo and Giovanni, the infamous leader of Team Rocket, are now available to battle and add as a sync pair in Pokémon Masters. The real-time battling and strategy game can be downloaded on compatible iOS and Android devices.  

The Psychic-type sync pair of Giovanni Mewtwo will be featured in an in-game event titled “Lurking Shadow, which will be available from now until December 18 at 9:59PM Pacific time. This event will allow players to battle against Giovanni & Mewtwo while also gaining more insight into their arrival on the island of Pasio and their relationship with Team Break, the primary antagonists of the game. Players who earn enough in-game rewards during the event will also be able to add the powerful duo of Giovanni & Mewtwo to their teams. Different than most sync pairs, special items obtainable only in the event will be required to “Unlock Level Cap” and learn “Moves & Skills” for this sync pair.   

A new trailer announcing this update can be found here on the official Pokémon YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/SBDJvU5VSIA

DeNA announced  that the following additional content updates are now available in Pokémon Masters: 

  • Grimsley & Liepard Come to PasioThe Dark-type sync pair of Grimsley & Liepard will be making their debut in the sync pair Spotlight Scout from now until December 18 at 9:59PM Pacific. Along with other sync pairs that have Dark-type moves like Cheren & Stoutland and Nanu & Persian, Grimsley & Liepard’s moveset may prove useful against some of the Psychic-type opponents in the “Lurking Shadow” event.  
  • Level Cap Increased to 120: Players are now able to train their 5 sync pairs to Level 120 from a previous limit of 100To help players strengthen their sync pairs faster, courses within the Training Area will now have a new difficulty level, “Ultra Hard”, which will allow players to earn Ultra Buff Blends and Ultra Tech Tonics. 
  • Login Bonuses and Special Missions: Players who log in each day during the “Lurking Shadow” event will be able to obtain up to 4,200 gems. Special missions that allow players to earn up to 1,500 gems will also be available 

Please check the in-game menus for more information. Note that in-game event dates are subject to change without notice.  

Pokémon Masters is a free-to-start game with in-app purchases on compatible Android and iOS devices and can be downloaded at the links below: 

The game is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Traditional Chinese. Fans can learn more about Pokémon Masters at https://pokemonmasters-game.com/en-US. 

They can also stay tuned to the official social media channels on Twitter (https://twitter.com/PokemonMasters), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/PokemonMastersGame), and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/pokemonmastersgame)as well as the official YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/PokemonMastersGame) for news about the game. 


All assets, including a fact sheet containing game information can be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Znx7jXajo78cLr-ZkAuj-kcuo8RJno1l

About DeNA
DeNA (pronounced “D-N-A”) develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce, entertainment, healthcare, automotive and other diversified offerings. Founded in 1999, DeNA is headquartered in Tokyo with over 2,000 employees. DeNA’s aim is to delight and impact the world through the use of the internet and AI. DeNA Co., Ltd. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (2432). For more information, visit: dena.com/intl/.  

About Pokémon 
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing and marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit www.pokemon.com.  

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