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2.38 Patch Notes | August 3, 2016


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02 August 2016 - 08:27 PM

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GENERAL

  • Support added for the XY—Steam Siege expansion, bringing over 110 more cards to the game. XY—Steam Siege cards can be used in Versus Mode immediately and in tournaments beginning August 19th.

SHOP

  • Code cards found in physical XY—Steam Siege booster packs and theme decks can be redeemed in the Shop to unlock digital booster packs and theme decks from the same expansion.
  • Code cards found in physical XY—Steam Siege Elite Trainer Boxes can be redeemed in the Shop to unlock a digital deck box and card sleeves.

EVENTS

  • The Tournaments feature has been renamed Events. 8-person On-Demand Tournaments continue to be available, and future game updates will expand the type of activities available in this game mode.

GAMEPLAY

  • After all selections are made during a deck or discard pile search, cards that were not selected but could be valid selections are now indicated by a less intense highlight.
  • Improved the functionality for changing selections during a deck or discard pile search.

Mike Liesik
Pokémon TCG Online Associate Producer
The Pokémon Company International

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02 August 2016 - 11:45 PM

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Bug Fixes

Cards

  • Arceus (PR #XY116): Colorless can no longer be selected with the Type Switch attack.
  • Arceus (PR #XY116): The Type Switch attack now functions properly when used on consecutive turns.
  • Bent Spoon (FCO #93): This card no longer incorrectly prevents effects of the owner's attacks.
  • Bronzong (FCO #61): The Metal Fortress Ability should now consistently interact with the Shadow Stitching attack (Greninja, BKP #40) according to the latest official card rulings.
  • Celebi (PR #XY93): This card should no longer appear in German while the game language is set to French.
  • Computer Search (BRC #137): This card is now properly presented onscreen when played by the opponent.
  • Greninja (BKP #40): The Shadow Stitching attack should now consistently interact with the Metal Fortress (Bronzong, FCO #61) and Wind Charm (Suicune, BKP #30) Abilities according to the latest official card rulings.
  • Gyarados-EX (BKP #26, 114): The selection prompt for the Stormy Seas attack now properly includes the Water Energy icon.
  • Hex Maniac (AOR #75): This card no longer incorrectly affects the Omega Barrier Ancient Trait.
  • M Manectric-EX (PHF #24, 120): Using the Turbo Bolt attack when the Bench is empty no longer causes the deck's contents to be revealed to the active player.
  • Marowak (FCO #37): Resolved an issue with the Bodyguard Ability which prevented Marowak's owner from drawing a card at the beginning of the turn.
  • Mr. Mime (PLF #47): The Bench Barrier Ability now properly prevents damage done to the owner's Benched Pokémon by attacks. Attacks which place damage counters as an effect, rather than doing damage directly, remain properly unaffected by the Bench Barrier Ability.
  • Mr. Mime (PRC #101): The effects of a Pokemon Tool card attached to Mr. Mime are now consistently removed when it is moved to another Pokemon with the Trick attack.
  • Mystery Energy (PHF #112): The image for this card should now consistently load during gameplay.
  • N (PR #BW100): The League-stamped DEX #96 version of this card from the Fennekin Season bundle has been replaced in all collections with the correct PR #BW100 version.
  • Silent Lab (PRC #140): The effect of this stadium no longer applies to Pokémon BREAK that have been evolved from a Basic Pokemon.
  • Suicune (BKP #30): The Wind Charm Ability should now consistently interact with the Shadow Stitching attack (Greninja, BKP #40) according to the latest official card rulings.

General

  • Active text fields should no longer be obscured by the virtual keyboard in the iPad and Android game clients.
  • Resolved an issue which occasionally caused the Mac client installer to corrupt the game files.

Gameplay: General

  • Multiple instances of an Abilitiy that adds an Energy type to other Pokémon now properly persist after one of the Pokémon with that Ability is Knocked Out.
  • Pokémon LEGEND cards can no longer be played to a full Bench.
  • The click and drag functionality now consistently functions in a selection window.
  • The game log now displays the name of drawn cards which are revealed to both players.
  • The opening coin flip result is now properly displayed in the game log.
  • The proper image for the Break Season deck box now appears on the playmat during a match.

Cards: Collection

  • Black Star Promo versions of Pokémon Prime cards now properly appear when the Prime filter is enabled.
  • The Pokémon, Trainer, and Energy tabs now display an error message when a search returns no results.
  • The quantity for items in the Packs tab is now properly displayed when navigating from the Pokémon, Trainer, or Energy tabs while in Tile View.

Cards: Deck Manager

  • The Convert Deck to Standard window now consistently displays the number of cards in the deck, rather than the total amount in the Collection.
  • The Convert Deck to Standard window should no longer mark some Standard-legal cards as not legal in that format.
  • The Print Deck and Import Deck features now function properly with decks that contain cards from the XY Trainer Kit: Pikachu Libre & Suicune deck.
  • The Print Deck and Import Deck features now function properly with decks that contain XY series promo cards.

Cards: Trading

  • Filtering public trade offers by gameplay item type should now function properly.
  • The Add button is now present on zoomed cards in the Create Offer page.
  • Using the down arrow to reach the bottom of a trade offer no longer causes the Accept Trade button to become disabled.

Shop

  • The Rallying Cry theme deck should now be properly delivered in the opened state after a passcode for the deck is redeemed. Players previously redeemed a passcode from the deck but did not receive it in the opened state can now manually open the deck from the Packs tab in the Collection.

Profile

  • The skin color under the female Team Aqua Trainer Set shirt now matches the avatar skin color.

Social

  • Blocking a player now automatically declines and removes any pending Friend requests from that player.
  • Friend requests that are rejected during the current session are now immediately removed from the sender's Friends tab.
     

Mike Liesik
Pokémon TCG Online Associate Producer
The Pokémon Company International

Need help from the support team? Visit the support portal and submit a ticket!