Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have added some new features and even some new Pokemon. Below you’ll find more about a new facility called The Battle Agency, a new minigame called Mantine Surf, and collectibles called Totem Stickers, and Alola Photo Club!
With the new Battle Agency, you’ll transform into an agent who has the ability to hire and lead three Pokemon as you pit them against opposing teams in Single Battles. The more you communicate with other Agents, the more you can hire Pokemon for battles, and the closer you will be to becoming the number one agent.
Traditionally used as a means to navigate between islands, Mantine Surf in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is also a competitive water sport. Mantine becomes your personal skateboard where you can use rack points using a variety of moves on Alola waves. Aim for the highest score to earn special points to exchange for items.
Collectible Totem stickers can be found throughout the Alola region in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.
Getting enough of these stickers will allow you to get Totem Pokemon. Depending on your version of the game, the type of Pokemon Totem you can get will be different.
Find more Totem Pokemon information to get, and check out our Totem Stickers and Totem Pokemon page.
Alola Photo Club
In Alola Photo Club, you will be able to take pictures with your Pokemon which will deepen your friendship with them. You will be able to control the camera angle, postures, clothes, background, and position of subjects in the photos. Once you have taken pictures, you can decorate them with stickers and frames.
New clothing and hair options
The main characters will now wear different clothes and hairstyles that are more in line with the Alola region. Girls’ characters start with white shorts, an orange floral T-shirt, and a straw hat with a flower on it. The boys’ characters wear white swimming trunks with blue stripes, a light blue shirt, and an elastic fishing cap.
Connecting more with Rotom Dex will now deepen your bonds and earn many rewards. These bonuses range from winning prize money, Exp. Points, increase the chances of catching Pokemon, and more. Rotom Powers can be put away in your bag and used at any time.
In Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, you’ll notice that the Alola region has changed since your last visit. New locations have been added along with some new and slightly changed experiences, which means a large number of new Pokemon to fight and capture.
You will be able to travel to Ultra Space with Solgaleo or Lunala and Ultra Wormhole which will take you to the limits of Ultra Space. Here you can find warp holes in worlds where super monsters reside. Unlike previous versions of this game, you will actually be able to explore these mysterious locations with alternate dimensions. See Ultra Wormholes for more information.
One of the areas that you can access from Ultra Wormhole is a site called Ultra Megalopolis. There is not much information available about this city yet, but it is characterized by a strange light-emitting tower in the center.
Big Wave Beach
Beach along the shore where Alolan surfers love to spend time. You’ll also find a Mantine equipped with a Poke Ride here. See Mantine Surf for more information.
Word says Alola has a site that the awesome Pikachu has overlooked! You’ll find it, a great trailer, and a demo guide for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. See Pikachu Valley for more information.
New Z Moves
Solgaleo and Lunala Z-Moves each have new exclusives appearing in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Solgaleo Searing brings Sunraze Smash, Lunala, and Menacing Moonraze Maelstrom.
Any Pokemon that can learn Sunsteel Strike and Moongeist Beam moves can also perform new Z-Moves. So far, there is only one Pokemon that can do this and that is Necrozma. But only after it absorbs either Solgaleo or Lunala will it take on a new form called Dusk Mane Necrozma or Dawn Wings Necrozma.
Find more information about the new Pokemon on the Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon page.
Sunraze Burner Crush
If your Solgaleo knows the Sunsteel Strike and holds a Solganium Z, he will be able to perform a new steel Z-Move called the Searing Sunraze Smash. This movement deals massive damage, and ignores the ability of any target.
Moonraze Maelstrom’s threat
If your Lunala knows the Moongeist Beam movement and holds Lunalium Z, he will have the ability to implement a new Ghost-type Z-Move called Menacing Moonraze Maelstrom. This movement deals massive damage, and ignores the ability of any target.
Let’s snuggle forever!
If your Mimikyu knows the Play Rough and carries a Mimikium Z, he will be able to use the exclusive new Fairy-type Z-Move called Let’s Snuggle Together.
In Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, your main character will own the Z-Power Ring, an upgraded version of Z-Ring that allows players to use a larger variety of Z-Moves and unlock some new characters for a specific Pokemon.