Sludge Bomb Zoroark Comes To Pokemon Omega Ruby And Alpha Sapphire

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A new Pokemon distribution event has begun in North America. People with Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire will find a special Zoroark being doled out by Nintendo. This Dark type Pokemon knows Sludge Bomb, a Poison-type move that Zoroarks are typically unable to learn either via TMs or leveling up.

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The Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Zoroark is obtained by choosing the Mystery Gift option within the game when the Nintendo 3DS is able to connect to the internet. Choosing Mystery Gift, then Receive Gift and Get Via Internet from the main menu will download the Pokemon.


The Zoroark arrives at level 50 and has the Illusion ability. It arrives knowing Sludge Bomb, Dark Pulse, Flamethrower, and Sucker Punch. Players can pick it up the next time they visit a Pokemon Center in-game.


Nintendo has not announced how long the Zoroark will be distributed over the Nintendo Network.

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