5 Reasons Why We Are Excited For Pokemon Sun and Moon

On November 18th, 2016 The Pokemon Company will be launching its newest game to there series Pokemon Sun and Moon and we are here to give you 5 reasons why we are excited for the game.

1.  New Region

pokemon-sun-and-moon-alolaIn Pokemon Sun and Moon the game setting is in hawaii or as they call the region in game “Aloha”.The Aloha region looks beautiful and adventurous and we are excited to dive in to the new region and explore. In the Aloha Region you can do many activities such as poke finder and poke ride. All details for both activities are down below.

Poke Finder


Poke Finder  is a feature that will let you take pictures of Pokemon you find in the aloha region. When you use the Poké Finder in certain photo spots scattered throughout the Alola region, you can take pictures of Pokémon. Your

Pictures will be evaluated and as you take better pictures new abilities will become available.

Poke Ride


In the Alola region is something known as Poké Ride, in which certain Pokémon help people get to places they wouldn’t be able to reach by using human strength alone. These Pokémon don’t join your team, but you can call on them anytime to receive their help. This practice is typical of the way of life in Alola, where humans and Pokémon are so closely bound together.

2.  New Characters

In Pokemon Sun and Moon we are going to be introduce to some new characters in the series. New characters and there description will be down below.

Team Skullmaxresdefault-3Team Skull are a group of ruffians known as Team Skull They are known for causing a lot of trouble in aloha region. They steal other people Pokemon, Mess up the trial sites and always in all kinds of evil deeds.

Trial Captains


 The Trial Captains are new to the Pokemon game they are trainers who undertook trials in there own island challenge a few years earlier. they are basically gym leaders of the aloha region.

Dexio and Sina


Dexio and Sina will show up throughout the story in pokemon sun and moon. They will give you a item called Zygrade cube and ask you to collect Zygarde cells during your adventure.



Each of aloha’s four islands has a leader called the Island Kakuna who governs the island. Kakaunas are chosen by pokemon known as guardian deties.

3. Legendary Pokemon


In both of the Pokemon Sun and Moon games there are legendary Pokemon. In Pokemon Sun the legendary Pokemon is Solgateo and in Pokemon Moon the legendary Pokemon is Lunala. They can both be caught at the end of the story in game.  all details about these 2 legendary pokemon will be down below.


CATEGORY Moone Pokémon
TYPE Psychic/Ghost
HEIGHT 13’01”
WEIGHT 264.6 lbs.
ABILITY Shadow Shield

Since ancient times, Lunala has been honored as an emissary of the moon. It is referred to with reverence as “the beast that calls the moon.” Lunala is constantly absorbing light and converting it into energy. With its wings spread to absorb the surrounding light and glittering like a crescent moon, it resembles a beautiful night sky. Lunala’s signature Moongeist Beam attack releases an ominous beam of light that disregards the target’s Ability.   

Lunala’s Ability is Shadow Shield, a new Ability that no previous Pokémon has had. With the Shadow Shield Ability, a Pokémon will take less damage from an attack that lands when the Pokémon has full HP. 


CATEGORY Sunne Pokémon
TYPE Psychic/Steel
HEIGHT 11’02”
WEIGHT 507.1 lbs.
ABILITY Full Metal Body

Since ancient times, Solgaleo has been honored as an emissary of the sun. It is referred to with reverence as “the beast that devours the sun.” Solgaleo’s body holds a vast amount of energy, and it shines with light when it’s active. It has a flowing mane with a remarkable resemblance to the sun. Its signature move is Sunsteel Strike, an attack that charges at an opponent with the force of a meteor, disregarding the target’s Ability.
Solgaleo’s Ability is Full Metal Body, a new Ability that no previous Pokémon has had. With the Full Metal Body Ability, a Pokémon’s stats will not be lowered by the effects of an opponent’s moves or Ability.


4.  The Time Difference In Both Versions









Another thing we are excited for is the time difference in both games. In Pokemon Sun the game is played in the day time and in Pokemon Moon the game is played at night. The time difference is about 12 hours apart. more details down below.



time in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon is tied to the actual time. Pokémon Sun operates on the same time as your Nintendo 3DS system, but time in the world of Pokémon Moon is shifted by 12 hours.  

5. The New Pokemon In Sun and Moon

In Sun and Moon There are over 60 new Pokemon in the game including some old gen Pokemon that are transformed into Alohan Pokemon.  Legendary Pokemon, Alolan Pokemon and Starter Pokemon will be listed down below Remember this not the full list of Pokemon this is just a brief view of Pokemon that will be in sun and moon.

Legendary Pokémon


Alolan Pokémon

Alolan Sandshrew
Alolan Sandslash
Alolan Vulpix
Alolan Ninetales
Alolan Exeggutor
Alolan Marowak
Alolan Meowth
Alolan Raichu

Starter Pokemon 




These are our top 5 Reasons we are excited for the New Pokemon Games Pokemon Sun & Moon. What are your 

top 5 reasons on why you are excited for Pokemon sun and moon.

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  1. In the first section it says this is the Aloha region…. I thought this was the Alola region?

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