Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo & Lunala revealed, and more Sun/Moon details

Pokemon Sun & Moon — 02 June, 2016

A new trailer has dropped for Pokémon Sun & Moon! This one features more details on the legendary Pokémon seen in the first trailer as well as the region and some of the main characters.

  • Solgaleo is the lion-like Pokémon and is Psychic/Steel type. It has the ability Full Metal Body, which prevents its stats from being lowered. It has a new move Sunsteel Strike which attacks disregarding the target's ability.
  • Lunala is the bat-like Pokémon and is Psychic/Ghost type. It has the ability Shadow Shield, which will make it take less damage when Lunala has full HP. It has a new move Moongeist Beam which attacks disregarding the target's ability.

Artwork for Solgaleo and Lunala:

Solgaleo Lunala

Some more details on the Alola region were shown. It's confirmed the region is made up of many small islands.

The Alola region in Pokemon Sun/Moon
Click for larger version

The Professor of the region is named Kukui. He also has a mysterious assistant, Lillie. Your new friend in Alola is named Hau.

The end of the trailer shows the next generation of the Pokédex where it appears that a Rotom posesses the Pokédex in a similar manner to its other forms. This new Pokédex shows the player's current location as well as giving hints on where to go next. It also has a QR Scanner that allows players to register Pokémon in the Pokédex using QR codes, then see where they can catch the Pokémon.

The new Rotom Pokedex in Pokemon Sun/Moon
The new Rotom Pokedex in Pokemon Sun/Moon

Recent news