Pokemon Sun and Moon Reveals Alola Forms, Z-Moves, and More!
Nintendo has released a new trailer for the upcoming 3DS game Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon. The new trailer reveals Alola forms, returning Pokemon, Z-moves, and challenges.
The Alola form give familiar Pokemons some new designs, types, and characteristics. Exeggutor becomes a Grass/Dragon type with the Frisk ability. Vulpix becomes an Ice type and its evolve form Ninetales becomes an Ice/Fairy type and both have the Snow Cloak ability. Sandshrew and Sandslash become Ice/Steel types and also have the Snow Cloak ability.
More new Pokemon were also revealed. Oricorio, a new bird Pokemon has for different types. There is a Fire/Flying Baile Style, Electric/Flying Pom-Pom Style, Psychic/Flying Pa’u Style, and Ghost/Flying Sensu Style. Each one can be found on a different island of Alola and a different dance. The Pokemon can copy its opponent’s dance moves.
Yungoos’ evolve form Gumshoos was revealed. It is a normal type that can get the Stakeout or Strong Jaw ability. Fomantis, a Grass type Pokemon that evolves into Lurantis. It has the Leaf Guard ability. Mudbray, who evolves into Mudsdale (previously revealed), was revealed and is a Ground type with Own Temp or Stamina ability.
The trailer also reveals that the player can ride on Pokemon. For example, players can ride on Charizards to fly around the island, Mudsdales to cover more ground and destroying rocks, etc. There will also be island challenges where players can fight against Trial Champions Mallow (Grass), Lana (Water_, Sophocles (Electric), and Kiawe (Fire). Totem Pokemon can appear and are able to call for help from fellow Pokemon. Beating the trailers will allow you to fight Kahunas.
The final new feature from the trailer is the Z-moves. Every Pokemon will posses a Z-power that can be used once per battle. It is a special move and every type has one. For example, Pikachu has the Z-move Gigavolt Havoc and Rowlet has Bloom Doom.
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon both release on November 18, 2016.