Solgaleo And Lunala Revealed In Pokémon Sun And Moon

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The Pokémon Company International has revealed Solgaleo and Lunala as the Legendary Pokémon in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon.

The Legendary Pokémon will hold a vital key to your adventures in the Nintendo 3DS exclusives, playing a crucial role in the story even if their place in the world is still surrounded in mystery.

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon will release exclusively for Nintendo 3DS in North America, Australia and New Zealand on November 18th, and in Europe on November 23rd.

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Solgaleo

Category: Sunne Pokémon
Height: 11’2″
Weight: 507.1 lbs
Type: Psychic/Steel
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.

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Lunala

Category: Moone Pokémon
Height: 13’01”
Weight: 264.6 lbs
Type: Psychic/Ghost
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.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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