BELLEVUE, WA—Feb. 4, 2013—Starting March 4, a special Meloetta character distribution event begins at participating GameStop retail stores nationwide. Pokémon fans will be able to add the much-anticipated Mythical Pokémon Meloetta to their Pokédex in Pokémon Black 2, Pokémon White 2, and the original Pokémon Black and Pokémon White games. Making its video game debut, Meloetta is a rare and powerful Pokémon with a musical flair—and a very special Ability in battle. For players new to the world of Pokémon, it is a great opportunity to enter the Unova Region of Pokémon Black 2 and Pokémon White 2 with a strong, uniquely gifted Pokémon right out of the gate.
Striking a chord between its two distinct Formes, Meloetta hits all the right notes in battle. Meloetta fights as a Normal- and Psychic-type Pokémon in its Aria Forme. Though Aria Forme is powerful in its own right, Meloetta can change mid-battle to its Pirouette Forme, taking on new strengths and weaknesses as it becomes a Normal- and Fighting-type Pokémon. Meloetta is the first Pokémon able to change its Forme and type during battle using a specific move, and its Pirouette Forme is the only Pokémon with a Normal- and Fighting-type combination.
This Mythical Melody Pokémon distribution event is only available for a limited time, so players will need to visit GameStop beginning March 4 for a chance to pick up Meloetta.
Later this month, fans can expect more information from The Pokémon Company International on this one-of-a-kind Pokémon, including its move-set and how it changes Formes in battle.
To receive Aria Forme Meloetta during the GameStop distribution time period, fans will need the following:
A Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo DS system
A copy of the Pokémon Black 2, Pokémon White 2, Pokémon Black, or Pokémon White game
The Pokédex within the game
No more than 11 Wonder Cards in their possession
This Meloetta character distribution will also be available in Canada at participating EB Games locations starting March 9.
Visit Pokemon.com/News for more Meloetta distribution information.