Have you preordered your version of Pokemon Sun or Pokemon Moon? Let us know which copy you’ve ordered. If you haven’t got yours yet, we still have limited stock available.
So what are the difference between the two version?
A lot of people have asked us the question, and we’ve quickly collated the answers here for you:
12hour time difference
Apparently although both copies runs on the same 3DS system, if you play Pokemon Moon, you’ll find the time is shifted by 12 hours. So for the same event, it happens during the day for Pokemon Sun and happens during the night for Pokemon Moon.
Obviously the Legendaries are different from in the two versions. Pokemon Sun will get Solgaleo (left in the picture below) and Pokemon Moon will get Lunala (right in the picture below).
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.
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.
Aside from the legendaries, each version also has their respective exclusive Pokemons.
Pokemon Sun exclusive Pokemons:
UB-02 Absorption, Lycanroc, Turtonator, Passimiam, Vulpix, Ninetails, Gible/Gabite/Garchomp, Trapinch, Vibrava, Flygon, Cranidos, Rampardos, Tirtouga, Carracosta, Rufflet, Braviary, Cottonee, and Whimsicott.
Pokemon Moon exclusive Pokemons:
Moon has UB-02 Beauty, Lycanroc, Drampa, Oranguru, Sandshrew, Sandslash, Beldum, Metang, Metagross, Goomy, Sliggoo, Goodra, Shieldon, Bastiodon, Archen, Archeops, Vullaby, Mandibuzz, Petilil, and Lilligant.
Any event Pokemon?!
As a matter of fact, yes! from now until 11 Jan 2017 , you can download Munchlax via the Nintendo network.
Munchlax is level 5 with the moves; Hold Back, Tackle, Metronome & Happy Hour. Munchlax will be holding the Snorlium Z
Hope this summary helps those who have bought or are contemplating on which to buy! If you can’t decide still, maybe its best to buy both 😉 Have fun and enjoy the game!