A brand new trailer has been streamed for the upcoming highly anticipated release of Pokémon Sun and Moon. The new video reintroduces the two mascot legendaries of the game: Solgaleo the psychic Steel Pokemon on Sun, and Lunala the Psychic Ghost Pokemon onMoon. The trailer also shows off their signature moves, bits and pieces of the new Alola region, the ability to customise your trainer, and introduces some of the game’s main characters.
Pokémon Sun and Moon will be releasing on the 3DS in North America and Japan on November 18, and in Europe on November 23.
Here is the game’s previous trailer:
Here are the boxart for the games:
The three starter Pokemon in Pokémon Sun and Moon are:
- Name: Rowlet
Category: Grass Quill Pokémon
Height: 1 ’00 ”
Weight: 3.3 lbs.
Starting Move: Leafage
The first of the potential partners is the highly adaptable Grass Quill Pokémon, Rowlet. This Pokémon can fly silently through the skies, sneaking up on its opponent without being noticed. It can attack its opponents using powerful kicks, and it can also attack from a distance using the razor-sharp leaves that form part of its feathers. Rowlet can survey its environment and turn its neck nearly 180 degrees from front to back, so it can see directly behind itself. When in battle, Rowlet turns its head to face its Trainer when waiting for instructions.
- Name: Litten
Category: Fire Cat Pokémon
Height: 1 ’04 ”
Weight: 9.5 lbs.
Starting Move: Ember
The cool-headed Fire Cat Pokémon, Litten, is the next choice for a first-partner Pokémon. Litten’s fur is rich in oils and is immensely flammable. It constantly grooms itself by licking its coat, collecting loose fur into balls. It then ignites these hairballs to create fireball attacks. When the time comes for Litten to molt, it burns off all of its fur in one glorious blaze.
- Name: Popplio
Category: Sea Lion Pokémon
Height: 1 ’04 ”
Weight: 16.5 lbs.
Starting Move: Water Gun
The third possibility is the acrobatic Sea Lion Pokémon, Popplio. Popplio can create balloons made of water from its nose and utilize them to create a variety of different strategies and attacks in battle. This Pokémon is better at moving in the water than on land, and can swim at speeds over 25 mph. On land, it uses the elasticity of the balloons it creates to perform jumps and acrobatic stunts.
Pokémon Sun and Moon will be releasing on the 3DS in North America and Japan on November 18, and in Europe on November 23. More information will be revealed in the upcoming months and at E3.