This year’s Pokémon U.S. National Championships will be live-streamed via Twitch for the first time ever, The Pokémon Company has announced.
The 2014 Pokémon U.S. National Championships takes will run from July 4th – 6th in Indianapolis, IN, and will be streamed at Twitch.tv/Pokemon. Stream timings are as follows:
- Saturday, July 5, noon–5 p.m. EDT: Pokémon Video Game Swiss Rounds
- Saturday, July 5, 5–9 p.m. EDT: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
- Sunday, July 6, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. EDT: Pokémon TCG Top Cut and Finals
- Sunday, July 6, 2–5 p.m. EDT: Pokémon Video Game Top Cut and Finals
Competitors and fans that attend the U.S. National Championships will get a special Shiny Mamoswine for their Pokémon game. The Mamoswine will be at level 50 and will know the following moves: Icicle Spear, Earthquake, Icicle Crash, and Rock Slide.
The Mamoswine has an Adamant Nature, comes with the Thick Fat Ability, and holds a Choice Scarf item. You’ll need a copy of Pokémon X or Y to avail him.