Pokemon: Ultra Sun
Released: 17th November 2017
Region: PAL - Pegi Rating: 7 - Players: 1+
Your next big adventure awaits in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon! With a new story, features, Pokémon, buildings, landscapes, Z-moves and much more to be discovered - it’s the definitive Pokémon experience!
- New Pokémon! Explore Alola and meet Pokémon new to the region that didn’t appear in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon.
- Explore new worlds! Travel through an Ultra Wormhole that lead to different worlds. You can even go to the home worlds of the mysterious Ultra Beasts!
- Over 400 Pokémon appear in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, including those from other regions!
- Brand new story - A story unfolds on a grand scale, with the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo, Lunala, and Necrozma at its centre. Secrets about Necrozma and the Alola region—undisclosed in the previous games—will come to light.
- Mantine Surfing - Have fun with Mantine Surf, a sport that lets you ride on Mantine’s back.
- New Z-Moves! With the new Z-Power Ring, unleash even more varieties of Z-Moves!
Pokémon Ultra Sun FAQs
Will gyms return in Pokémon Ultra Sun?
Unfortunately, there hasn’t been any word from Game Freak as to whether gyms will make an appearance in Ultra Sun. Pokémon Sun and Moon removed the iconic gyms that had become a staple to the series and replaced them with challenges in which players could win stamps for their passports.
Will any new Pokémon appear?
Nintendo has said the game will feature an expanded range of Pokémon. Ultra Sun will feature a special Dusk Form of Lycanroc which is received via a special event. Elsewhere, an 'I Choose You Cap Pikachu' will be made available but details on how haven't been released.
Will Ultra Sun have DLC?
Dusk Form Lycanroc is downloadable during an as yet unnamed special event. Players will receive a special version of Rockruff to evolve.
Could the Unown Pokémon feature in Ultra Sun's story?
A recent trailer uploaded to the Japanese Pokémon website featured the mysterious creatures as hieroglyphs but Game Freak hasn't released any other information as to where Pokémon will fit into the game's story.
Will the graphics be improved?
Pokémon Ultra Sun will feature new landscaping and building models but will continue to use the same graphics engine as its predecessor.
Will the Poké Ride feature be getting an update?
Game Freak hasn't released any details as to whether new rideable Pokémon will feature. The Poké ride was a popular new addition to the previous games in which players could ride on their favourite Pokémon including Charizard and Tauros.
Are new Alolan Pokémon forms going to feature in Ultra Sun?
Ultra Sun will feature a new form of the game's legendary Pokémon mascot, Solgaleo. This new version will take on traits of Necrozma, the rare Pokémon from Sun and Moon. Game Freak hasn't released any further details about new Alolan versions of classic Pocket Monsters.
Do we have any idea what the alternate story will be?
Nintendo has announced that the storyline offered to players will be different to the original games but further details are incredibly sketchy at the moment.
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