Final evolutions of the Sun/Moon starters revealed!

Pokémon Sun & Moon — 27 October, 2016

The final evolutions of the starter Pokémon in Sun/Moon have been revealed, along with the four guardians of Alola:

  • Decidueye is Grass/Ghost and based on an archer. It has a unique move Spirit Shackle which prevents the opponent switching out.
  • Incineroar is Fire/Dark and based on a wrestler. It has a unique move Darkest Lariat which ignores the opponent's stat changes.
  • Primarina is Water/Fairy and based on a siren. It has a unique move Sparkling Aria which heals the burns of its target.
  • Tapu Lele is the Guardian of Akala Island. It's Psychic/Fairy type with a new ability Psychic Surge which creates a Psychic Terrain.
  • Tapu Bulu is the Guardian of Ula'ula Island. It's Grass/Fairy type with a new ability Grassy Surge which creates the effects of Grassy Terrain.
  • Tapu Fini is the Guardian of Poni Island. It's Water/Fairy type with a new ability Misty Surge which creates the effects of Misty Terrain.
  • Cosmog is a new Psychic type Pokemon with the ability Unaware. It shares a similarity with the legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala.
  • Alolan Persian was also confirmed, and is Dark type like Alolan Meowth.

The Guardians all share a unique Z-move, Guardian Of Alola.

At the end of the video, it's revealed that after you complete the game, you can form your own Alola League. Trainers from old regions like Cynthia and Wally will appear and assist you in the League. Finally, legendary trainers Red and Blue appear!

Artwork of the revealed Pokémon:

Decidueye, final evolution of Grass starter

Incineroar, final evolution of Fire starter

Primarina, final evolution of Water starter

Tapu Lele, guardian of Akala Island

Tapu Bulu, guardian of Ula'ula Island

Tapu Fini, guardian of Poni Island

Alolan Persian


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