A few brand-new challenges have begun in both Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon Shuffle Mobile. First is a new stage featuring Mareanie, which will run until January 30, 2018. Next is a stage featuring Electrode, a Pokémon previously exclusive to Expert stages. It runs until January 23, 2018. Next is a Mega Salamence competitive stage, which also runs until January 23, 2018. Finally, the Xurkitree, Palossand, Lycanroc and Thundurus Therian Forme stages have begun a repeat run. All of these updates require the software version 1.5.1 to download.