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The Pokémon Company launches the Darkrai

Published on: 27th April 2012

May will see the Pokémon Company International hosting a special character distribution event which will feature the Mythical Dark-type Pokémon, Darkrai.

Pokémon Black Version and White Version video game players will now be able to give their opponents nightmares with the new character.

The elusive Darkrai comes equipped with a special attack and special ability that send opposing Pokémon into a frightful scenario when used together. Specific details about it will be revealed when distribution begins on May 9th.

Coinciding with the Darkrai character distribution is the retail release of the Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Dark Explorers expansion.

The new expansion features Darkrai-EX and a line-up of other Darkness-type Pokémon such as Zoroark, Umbreon, and Sableye.

The Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Dark Explorers includes more powerful Pokémon-EX cards that inflict serious damage during battle, including Tornadus-EX, Kyogre-EX, Raikou-EX, and Groudon-EX.

Also on May 9th, the Darkrai will feature in a full-length film, The Rise of Darkrai. Released on www.pokemon.co.uk/ex website, the film will see Darkrai battling Dialga and Palkia while Ash races to save a town from being thrown into another dimension.

 

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