Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon (ポケットモンスター サン・ムーンPoketto Monsutā San & Mūn) are the first pair of games of Generation VII.


Welcome to the World of Pokémon!

Are you ready to become a Pokémon trainer?

Trade and battle with friends all over the world!

Train your Pokémon for battle!

Discover and fill your Pokédex.

Care for your Pokémon and help them grow.

Adventure awaits in the Alola Region!



The adventure starts in the Alola region, filled with beaches, tropical trees and water. There are many new features added in game: Z-Moves, Z-Crystals, Alolan forms of Pokémon of previous generations, The Rite of the Island Challenge, Hyper Training, and Poké Ride!


Starter Pokémon

Legendary and Mythical Pokémon

  • Type: Null - Normal-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Silvally - Normal-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Tapu Koko - Electric/Fairy-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Tapu Lele - Psychic/Fairy-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Tapu Bulu - Grass/Fairy-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Tapu Fini - Water/Fairy-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Cosmog - Psychic-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Cosmoem - Psychic-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Solgaleo - Psychic/Steel-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Lunala - Psychic/Ghost-type Legendary Pokémon
  • Necrozma - Psychic-type Legendary Pokemon
  • Magearna - Steel/Fairy-type Mythical Pokémon
  • Marshadow - Fighting/Ghost-type Mythical Pokémon
  • Zeraora - Electric type Mythical Pokémon

Ultra Beasts

Ultra Beasts are certain group of Pokémon that come from an alternate universe, the Ultra Space.

Other new Pokémon

Alolan forms

Alolan forms are a brand new addition to the series. Alolan forms are Pokémon from previous generations that went through several changes due to the climate of Alola. These changes include the Pokémon's type, height, and weight. So far, they all only seem to be from Generation I.

List of Alolan forms

  • Rattata - Dark/Normal-type Pokémon
  • Raticate - Dark/Normal-type Pokémon
  • Raichu - Electric/Psychic-type Pokémon
  • Sandshrew - Ice/Steel-type Pokémon
  • Sandslash - Ice/Steel-type Pokémon
  • Vulpix - Ice-type Pokémon
  • Ninetales - Ice/Fairy-type Pokémon
  • Diglett - Ground/Steel-type Pokémon
  • Dugtrio - Ground/Steel-type Pokémon
  • Meowth - Dark-type Pokémon
  • Persian - Dark-type Pokémon
  • Geodude - Rock/Electric-type Pokémon
  • Graveler - Rock/Electric-type Pokémon
  • Golem - Rock/Electric-type Pokémon
  • Grimer - Poison/Dark-type Pokémon
  • Muk - Poison/Dark-type Pokémon
  • Exeggutor - Grass/Dragon-type Pokémon
  • Marowak - Fire/Ghost-type Pokémon

New Forms

Version Exclusive


No. Sprite Pokémon type
#037 037A Alolan Vulpix Type Ice
#038 038A Alolan Ninetales Type IceType Fairy
#408 408 Cranidos Type Rock
#409 409 Rampardos Type Rock
#546 546 Cottonee Type GrassType Fairy
#547 547 Whimsicott Type GrassType Fairy
#564 564 Tirtouga Type WaterType Rock
#565 565 Carracosta Type WaterType Rock
#627 627 Rufflet Type NormalType Flying
#628 628 Braviary Type NormalType Flying
#766 766 Passimian Type Fighting
#776 776 Turtonator Type FireType Dragon
#791 791 Solgaleo Type PsychicType Steel
#794 794 Buzzwole Type BugType Fighting
#798 798 Kartana Type GrassType Steel


No. Sprite Pokémon type
#027 027A Alolan Sandshrew Type IceType Steel
#028 028A Alolan Sandslash Type IceType Steel
#410 410 Shieldon Type RockType Steel
#411 411 Bastiodon Type RockType Steel
#548 548 Petilil Type Grass
#549 549 Lilligant Type Grass
#566 566 Archen Type RockType Flying
#567 567 Archeops Type RockType Flying
#629 629 Vullaby Type DarkType Flying
#630 630 Mandibuzz Type DarkType Flying
#765 765 Oranguru Type NormalType Psychic
#780 780 Drampa Type NormalType Dragon
#792 792 Lunala Type PsychicType Ghost
#795 795 Pheromosa Type BugType Fighting
#797 797 Celesteela Type SteelType Flying


  • The graphics of this game are no longer chibi. In fact, the characters look taller and more realistic.
  • Starting from these games, HMs are turned into Poké Ride, they are also used as actual moves as well.
  • The bases that used to appear in battle from previous games are now removed.
  • This is the first Pokémon game that doesn't feature Gyms.
  • Silvally, Solgaleo and Lunala are the first legendary Pokémon to have devolved forms.
    • Solgaleo and Lunala are also the first legendary Pokémon to be owned by another character before letting the player character catch it, originally, Nebby belonging to Lusamine before taken by Lillie.
  • The shaking grass feature has returned.
  • Every time a Pokémon is caught or evolves, the Pokédex will register it automatically.
  • This is the first game to stop having Pokédex entries for transferred Pokémon, since the Bank has been upgraded to have the National Dex feature.
  • This is the first game that celebrates the player character's birthday.
  • A reviewer in Poké Finder complains "7.8 of 10, too much water", which is a reference to IGN's comment on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.
  • If using the codes provided in 2018 for the year of Legendary Pokémon, Palkia, Regigigas, Entei, Yveltal, Thundurus, Kyogre, Latias, Zekrom, and Lugia are exclusive to Sun, while Dialga, Heatran, Raikou, Xerneas, Tornadus, Groudon, Latios, Reshiram, and Ho-Oh are exclusive to Moon
  • With these games' release date set on November 18, 2016, roughly two years after the release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, this is the longest gap between two sets of games from Pokémon since the 19-month gap between Pokémon Crystal Version (July 29, 2001) and Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire Versions (March 19, 2003).