Update from Nintendo Direct: Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon details were unveiled during today’s Nintendo Direct!

The Sun and Moon story; the two unknown Ultra Beasts

Powered up with new additions to the story and features, explore brand new Pokémon and brand new areas of Alolan region, the new story will be centered around the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo, Lunala and Necrozma. As for the new areas, it will be situated at the side of the spreading ominous dark clouds in the sky above. There will also be new buildings and landscapes such as Pikachu valley appearing along the Alola region, which were not previously seen in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon.

Apart from the previously discovered Midday Form and Midnight Form of Lycanroc, a new form of Lycanroc appears in the world of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, known as Dusk Form Lycanroc. The colors of Dusk Form Lycanroc’s body and eyes differs from the other two. Dusk Form Lycanroc learns both Accelerock and Counter—moves favored by Midday Form and Midnight Form Lycanroc respectively. Moreover, Lycanroc gets a new Z-Move, Splintered Stormshards.


In these games, the legendary Pokémon Necrozma has transformed into two new forms: Necrozma Dusk Mane, which takes over Solgaleo in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Necrozma Dawn Wings that takes over Lunala in Pokémon Ultra Moon.

The game will be welcoming two new Ultra Beasts (UB). Pokemon Ultra Sun will get the whimsical looking Ultra Beast code named UB Burst, while Pokemon Ultra Moon will get the brick-like UB Assembly.

New locations and clothing

Customize your look like never before! In the new game, players are able to enjoy a new character customization options and collection to dress up with Sun and Moon’s collection of outfits for trainers

Gifts for early buyers

Anyone who purchase and activate Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon before January 10, 2018 will get a special gift Rockruff via Nintendo Network from Friday, November 17, 2017, which evolves into a Dusk Form Lycanroc. Also, trainers who download one of these version of Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Ultra Moon from Nintendo eShop before January 10, 2018  will receive a present of 12 Quick Balls via a special code, which gives you a better chance of catching a wild Pokémon.

The Pokémon Ultra Sun & Pokémon Ultra Moon will be available from 17 November 2017.

The classic version of Pokémon™ Gold and Silver Version game is coming to Nintendo 3DS on 22 September 2017.

Visit Nintendo.com for all the latest details!

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