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
Gigantamax starters revealed in new Sword/Shield Expansion Pass trailer
26 March, 2020 • Pokémon Sword & Shield
Pokémon of the Year results announced and Zarude revealed
27 February, 2020 • General News
Silhouette of new mythical Pokémon shown in CoroCoro
13 February, 2020 • Pokémon Sword & Shield
Pokémon Day celebrations revealed
05 February, 2020 • General News
New mythical Pokémon to be revealed on Pokémon Day 2020
31 January, 2020 • Pokémon Sword & Shield
Pokémon HOME to launch in February
28 January, 2020 • General News
Pokémon Direct announces Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass
09 January, 2020 • Pokémon Sword & Shield
Pokémon Direct to air on 9th January
07 January, 2020 • General News
Pokémon Sword and Shield released!
15 November, 2019 • Pokémon Sword & Shield
Japanese trailer officially reveals Mr. Rime and Runerigus
11 November, 2019 • Pokémon Sword & Shield
New items and mechanics revealed for Pokémon Sword & Shield
06 November, 2019 • General News
Gigantamax forms officially revealed
16 October, 2019 • Pokémon Sword & Shield