Pokémon celebrates 'Month of Zoroark'

Sweepstakes, DVD, manga, C-Gear skin, TCG box, more available
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  • Tuesday, September 6, 2011

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The Pokémon franchise in America celebrates this month with various releases featuring one of the first Generation V Pokémon to be revealed: Zoroark.

Get ready to celebrate!

Highlighting this event is the weekly Zoroark Sweepstakes available to all legal residents of the fifty states of America, as well as the District of Columbia, from Sept. 6 to Oct. 3. By entering their e-mail address (link available below), fans get a chance to win merchandise featuring Zoroark. Entering daily increases chances of winning, but only one entry may be submitted using one e-mail per day (12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. PDT).

25 winners will be selected for the weekly draws, and each winner will receive a Zoroark Prize Package consisting of a Zoroark–Illusions Collection Box, a Zoroark: Master of Illusions DVD, and a three-inch Zoroark action figure.

A grand winner, who will be selected Oct. 3, will win a Pokémon Grand Prize Package that consists of a Nintendo 3DS system, a copy of both Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version, an Emerging Powers display box of boosters, a Zoroark: Master of Illusions manga, a Zoroark Deluxe Action Figure, a Zoroark–Illusions Collection Box, and a Zoroark: Master of Illusions DVD.

On Sept. 17 and 18, the movie Zoroark: Master of Illusions will be made available on Pokémon TV on the official site, while the DVD of the film, as well as its manga adaptation, will be available starting Sept. 20 in the US.

There can only be one grand prize winner...

Players of Pokémon Black and White may obtain Zoroark at Toys "R" Us stores. In the US, this Zoroark is available from Sept. 18 to 25; in Canada, it is available from Sept. 18 to 24; in Australia, it is available from Sept. 16 to Oct. 16, and is also available at select EB Games and GAME stores. Zoroark from this event, much like the ones made available before in various European countries, as well as South Korea, will know Snarl, a move the is only available by using the event-only TM95. These Zoroark will be level 50, Quirky-natured, and male. They are also in a Cherish Ball and have the Classic Ribbon. Their moves are Agility, Embargo, Punishment and Snarl.

In relation to this, the password for the C-Gear skin featuring Zoroark, simply named Zoroark!, was revealed to be ZoroarkMonth11. The skin will be available until Jan. 11, 2012 for North American players.

Lastly, Oct. 5 will see the release of the Zoroark–Illusions Collection Box—the same one available in the sweepstakes.