Set 3 (Ga-Olé)

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The third Pokémon Ga-Olé set was released on December 8, 2016. It features 38 standard disks and 4 secret disks.

Information

The third set was the first Pokémon Ga-Olé set to feature Generation VII Pokémon, including the Legendary Sunne Pokémon Solgaleo and the Legendary Moone Pokémon Lunala, which appear as Grade 5 disks, as well as the Generation VII starters Rowlet, Litten, and Popplio and their evolutionary families. A couple of Alolan Form Pokémon are also featured in the set. Grade 4 versions of Decidueye, Incineroar, Primarina, Pikachu, and Snorlax have access to the new Z-Move mechanic—powerful moves that can only be used once per session.

The Ga-Olé Pass Bonus (Japanese: ガオーレパスボーナス) was one of a number of gameplay enhancements added from the third set; a feature that increases the starting Fighting Spirit of players with Ga-Olé Passes from 50% to 100%. The addition of a roulette displaying Poké Balls during Get Time! also replaced the singular cycling icons used in the previous two sets, making it easier for players to judge when to use the Poké Ball lever. Another feature added was the chance to dispense the next Grade up of eligible Pokémon successfully captured during Get by Battle mode. Pokémon capable of evolving or increasing their grade could do so immediately if the player choose not to dispense them straight away, with star icons indicating either Evolution Chance! or Grade Up Chance! sometimes appearing on the dispense option during the Get Time! phase.

Get Now mode had more interactivity added to it from this set. A cursor will randomly move across 9 area icons at the start of the first round, prompting the player to select one to begin. The typical area layout includes 8 normal grass patches and 1 berry bush, which usually offer higher-Grade Pokémon to capture. If a disk is dispensed from a normal grass patch area, 1 icon is removed from the layout before the start of each subsequent round. If a disk is dispensed from a berry bush area, the layout will retain 9 areas with an additional berry bush in place of a normal grass patch before the start of each subsequent round. If no disk is dispensed, the layout will reset to the default 9 areas.

Five new Pokémon Trainers were available to battle in Trainer and Battle mode, including 2 new Trainer classes and a new Battle Leader. Dragonite, Garchomp, and Goodra were also added as Support Pokémon available to purchase in-game from this set.

Course summary

Standard courses
Solgaleo & Lunala Course ~Part 1~
ソルガレオ&ルナアーラコース ~その1~
Playable at set launch
Let's Begin Z-Move! Course
はじめようZワザ!コース
Playable at set launch
Solgaleo & Lunala Course ~Part 2~
ソルガレオ&ルナアーラコース ~その2~
Playable from January 5, 2017
Island's Guardian Deity Course
しまのまもりがみコース
Playable from January 19, 2017
Limited courses
  Available at participating stores with Pokémon Ga-Olé arcade units from December 8, 2016
Alola Setting Off Course
アローラたびだちコース
Playable from December 8, 2016 to February 15, 2017
  Available for Pokémon Ga-Olé Members to redeem from December 8, 2016 for 1,000 Member Points
Tiny Pokémon Course
ちっちゃなポケモンコース
Playable from December 8, 2016 to May 31, 2017
 
Tapu Koko Course
カプ・コケココース
Playable from December 8, 2016 to February 15, 2017
 
Pokémon Center Special Course
ポケモンセンタースペシャルコース
Playable from December 8, 2016 to January 9, 2017 at all Pokémon Centers and Pokémon Stores
 
Delibird Discovery! Course
デリバードはっけん!コース
Playable from December 19 to 25, 2016
  Available as an insert in the February 2017 issue of CoroCoro Ichiban!, released on December 21, 2016
Blazing Fire Course
もえさかるほのおコース
Playable from December 21, 2016 to February 15, 2017
 
Special Solgaleo & Lunala Course ~Part 2~
とくべつソルガレオ&ルナアーラコース ~その2~
Playable from January 5 to 26, 2016 on select units
  Available to download from the Molly Fantasy app from January 25 to February 25, 2017
Forest of Formidable Enemies Course
もりのきょうてきコース
Playable from January 25 to February 25, 2017
 



Trainer and Battle mode opponents

Office Worker Yasushi
かいしゃいんのヤスシ
 
Difficulty: ★☆☆☆☆
Charjabug
 
  Spark
   Leech Seed
Sliggoo
 
  Dragon Breath
   Leech Seed
Sneasel
 
  Feint Attack
   Leech Seed
Munchlax
 
  Tackle
   Leech Seed
Fashionable Kid Tae
おしゃれキッズのタエ
 
Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆
Solrock
 
  Confusion
   Leech Seed
Lunatone
 
  Rock Throw
   Leech Seed
Golduck
 
  Water Pulse
   Leech Seed
Alolan Vulpix
 
  Powder Snow
   Leech Seed
Street Boy Katsunori
ストリートボーイのカツノリ
 
Difficulty: ★★★☆☆
Weavile
 
  Night Slash
   Leech Seed
Talonflame
 
  Flare Blitz
   Leech Seed
Weezing
 
  Sludge
   Leech Seed
Kangaskhan
 
  Cut
   Leech Seed
Cheerleader Natsumi
チアガールのナツミ
 
Difficulty: ★★★★☆
Goodra
 
  Dragon Pulse
   Leech Seed
Dragonite
 
  Dragon Pulse
   Leech Seed
Lapras
 
  Ice Beam
   Leech Seed
Alolan Marowak
 
  Shadow Bone
   Leech Seed
Battle Leader Sodan*
バトルリーダーのソダン
 
Difficulty: ★★★★★
Vikavolt
 
  Zap Cannon
   Leech Seed
Pikachu
 
  Thunderbolt
   Leech Seed
Snorlax
 
  Giga Impact
   Leech Seed
Garchomp
 
  Earthquake
   Leech Seed


Set list

Disk No. Name Type Grade
03-001 Rowlet     
03-002 Dartrix     
03-003 Decidueye     
03-004 Decidueye     
03-005 Litten    
03-006 Torracat    
03-007 Incineroar     
03-008 Incineroar     
03-009 Popplio    
03-010 Brionne    
03-011 Primarina     
03-012 Primarina     
03-013 Grubbin    
03-014 Charjabug     
03-015 Vikavolt     
03-016 Vikavolt     
03-017 Lapras     
03-018 Lapras     
03-019 Sneasel     
03-020 Weavile     
03-021 Weavile     
03-022 Cubone    
03-023 Alolan Marowak     
03-024 Alolan Marowak     
03-025 Delibird     
03-026 Alolan Vulpix    
03-027 Psyduck    
03-028 Golduck    
03-029 Golduck    
03-030 Munchlax    
03-031 Munchlax    
03-032 Snorlax    
03-033 Snorlax    
03-034 Pikachu    
03-035 Pikachu    
03-036 Solgaleo     
03-037 Lunala     
03-038 Tapu Koko     
03-009★ Popplio    
03-018★ Lapras     
03-021★ Weavile     
03-026★ Alolan Vulpix    
 



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