Pokémon Masters EX Celebrates its Two-Year Anniversary with Giveaway of 100 Sync Pairs for Every Player

Sweepstakes for exclusive Pokémon Trading Card Game playmat, trailer, sync pairs, content updates, and more


TOKYO—August 27, 2021—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, has kicked off the Two-Year Anniversary celebration for Pokémon Masters EX. Players can also look forward to the game's biggest giveaway to-date with being able to add up to 100 sync pairs to their teams just by logging in, as well as participating in a sweepstakes with the chance to win an exclusive Pokémon Trading Card Game playmat.

Players that log-in to the game from now until September 29 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time will obtain a 10-Pair Scout Ticket, which can be exchanged for 10 sync pair scouts. Players that log-in to the game on ten separate days throughout this period can obtain up to ten total 10-Pair Scout Tickets, good enough to scout 100 sync pairs. 10-Pair Scout Tickets must be used by October 6 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

A new trailer celebrating the Two-Year Anniversary featuring dozens of Trainers and Pokémon can be found on the official Pokémon YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/QRNQe4Jpy_g. A special website has also been prepared and can be found here: https://2nd-anniv.pokemonmasters-game.com/en. Players can visit the website for the latest news about upcoming content and log-in bonuses.

Exclusive Pokémon Trading Card Game Playmat: Players can win an exclusive Pokémon Trading Card Game playmat that celebrates the Two-Year Anniversary of Pokémon Masters EX and the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. The playmat features the Anniversary-themed sync pair of Lillie & Lunala and will be awarded to 250 randomly selected participants. More information on how to enter the sweepstakes can be found in the in-game news and game's official Twitter account (@PokemonMasters). The entry period for the exclusive playmat will be available from August 27 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time until September 19 at 7:59 a.m. Pacific Time.

Anniversary Sync Pairs: Three Anniversary-themed sync pairs, Lillie (Anniversary 2021) & Lunala, N (Anniversary 2021) & Reshiram, and Steven (Anniversary 2021) & Rayquaza, will be available in their own respective Master Fair Scouts. All three sync pairs possess powerful master passive skills that strengthen the stats of a player's entire team.

• Lillie (Anniversary 2021) & Lunala are a Ghost-type strike sync pair with a master passive skill that instantly maximizes a team's Sp. Atk and critical-hit rate. This sync pair will be available to add to players' teams from August 27 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time until September 29 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time.
• N (Anniversary 2021) & Reshiram are a Fire-type tech sync pair with a master passive skill that lowers the stats of all opponents. This skill can be combined with Blue Flare, an attack that deals damage to all opponents at once. This sync pair will be available to add to players' teams from August 29 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time until September 29 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time.
• Steven (Anniversary 2021) & Rayquaza are a Flying-type strike sync pair that power-up their stats the more they attack. This sync pair will be available to add to players' teams from August 31 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time until September 29 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

Add Misty (Swimsuit) & Psyduck: Players will be able to add the Water-type sync pair of Misty (Swimsuit) & Psyduck to their teams by completing the first Story level in Special Sync Pair Event: Misty & Psyduck. This sync pair can reach a 6★EX Potential rating, which increases the strength of their sync moves. The event will be available from August 27 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific until October 15 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time for players who have completed Chapter 1 of the Main Story.

Return of Seasonal Sync Pairs: A selection of seasonal sync pairs will return and be available to add to players' teams via the Super Spotlight Seasonal Scout. Six seasonal sync pairs like Rosa & Delibird and Skyla & Togekiss will be available from September 2 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time until September 9 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time, with six additional seasonal sync pairs like Lance & Gyarados and Serena & Alcremie available from September 9 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time until September 16 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

Earn Up to 10,000 Gems with Two-Year Anniversary Log-In Bonuses: Players who log-in to the game from August 27 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time until September 29 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time will receive a one-time gift of 3,000 Gems, enough to add up to 11 sync pairs to their teams. A Two-Year Anniversary Log-In Bonus will also be available from August 27 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time until September 13 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time, where players can earn up to 3,100 Gems by logging in daily throughout this period. An event titled Daily Battle - Present Event will also be available from August 27 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time until September 11 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time, in which players can participate in event battles once per day to obtain 5★-Guaranteed Scout Tickets and up to 5,500 gems.

Two-Year Anniversary Retweet Rally: Up to 3,000 Gems and 60 5★-Guaranteed Tickets (enough to add two 5★ sync pairs to players' teams), will be distributed to all players if enough re-tweets are reached on the game's combined official English (@PokemonMasters) and Japanese (@pokemas-game) Twitter accounts. A total of 30,000 retweets is needed to unlock all rewards for all players, with the rally taking place between August 28 at 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time and September 1 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

Players can check the in-game menus for more information. Note that in-game event dates are subject to change without notice.

Pokémon Masters EX is a real-time battling and strategy game for compatible Android and Apple devices that is free-to-start with in-app purchases. It can be downloaded at the links below:

Google Play (Android): play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dena.a12026418
• App Store (iOS): apps.apple.com/app/id1442061397

The game is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Traditional Chinese. Fans can learn more about Pokémon Masters EX at Pokémonmasters-game.com/en-US.

Stay tuned to the official social media channels on Twitter (twitter.com/PokémonMasters), Facebook (Facebook.com/PokémonMastersGame), and Instagram (instagram.com/Pokémonmastersgame), as well as the official YouTube channel (YouTube.com/c/PokémonMastersGame), for news about the game.

About DeNA
DeNA (pronounced “D-N-A”) develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, live streaming, entertainment, healthcare, and other diversified offerings. Founded in 1999, DeNA is headquartered in Tokyo with over 2,000 employees. DeNA's aim is to delight and impact the world through the use of the internet and AI. DeNA Co., Ltd. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (2432). For more information, visit: dena.com/intl/.

About Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing and marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit www.Pokémon.com.

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