- With this players will be alerted when someone nearby is playing, and give you the option to battle or trade with them wireless.
- Using a Wi-Fi connection, players will be able to do the same with other players all over the world.
- A new type of battle: Horde Encounters pits one of the player’s Pokemon against multiple wild Pokemon that all attack at once.
- To come out the victor in such battles, players should make sure their Pokemon has moves that can attack multiple enemies at once.
Another new type of battle is Sky Battles. Certain trainers will challenge you to these matches, which take place high in the sky.
- You might encounter a trainer on the edge of a cliff that wants to challenge you to a Sky Battle. If you have a Pokemon with the ability to fly, you’ll be able to.