Not to be outdone by a second Gastrodon distribution for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, another distribution has been revealed for this year’s Pokémon World Championships, but in order to obtain an extra special, Stretchy Form Tatsugiri that knows the move “Celebrate”, players hoping to acquire this Pokémon will actually need to attend the 2023 Pokémon World Championships, in Yokohama, Japan.

More details for this Tatsugiri distribution are coming in slowly, but it has been revealed that the first 10,000 participants in the Worlds Fantasy Team will also be able to get their hands on Tatsugiri as well.

As and when more details have been revealed regarding this distribution, we’ll be sure to add them below, next to everything we do currently know about Tatsugiri, which includes its held item and known moves:

Stretchy Form Tatsugiri:

National Dex: #978 | Paldea Dex: #375

Type: Dragon / Water | Tera Type: Dragon

Category: Mimicry Pokémon

Original Trainer: Worlds23 | ID No: 230811

Level: 25

Ability: Commander (When the Pokémon enters a battle, it goes inside the mouth of an ally Dondozo if one is on the field. The Pokémon then issues commands from there.)

Held Item: Big Nugget

Ribbon: Event Ribbon (A Ribbon awarded for participating in a special Pokémon event.)

Title Conferred: Tatsugiri the Festive


Known Moves:

  • Draco Meteor
  • Muddy Water
  • Helping Hand
  • Celebrate

Event Duration: August 11, 2023 – August 13, 2023

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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