Pokemon Sun & Moon Special Demo
In case you haven’t heard, the special Pokemon Sun & Moon demo is now available worldwide for the Nintendo 3DS and 2DS!
Coming soon to North America, likely at 10 am EDT / 7 am PDT Available now in North America!
You can download the demo for free from the Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo 3DS or 2DS. It’s also quite a hefty file, coming in at ~380 MB, or 3,084 blocks.
- 1 block = 128 KB
- 8 blocks = 1 MB
- 4,096 blocks = 512 MB / 0.5 GB
- 8,192 blocks = 1 GB
Also, the final release of Pokemon Sun & Moon are expected to be ~3.2 GB or 26,215 blocks in size, so make sure you’ll have enough space for the demo and final games if you’ll be downloading them via the Nintendo eShop.
The initial release was staggered, first becoming available in Japan, Australia, Europe, and finally North America.
Finally, Pokemon Sun & Moon will be released on November 18, 2016 in both Japan and North America, and on Novemer 23, 2016 in Europe.
Get a Special Pokemon: Ash-Greninja
Remember that the demo contains a special Greninja with the Ability “Battle Bond”, which allows it to turn into Ash-Greninja!
Watch the details from the official trailer announcing the Stage 1 Starter Evolutions and the Special Demo below.
This Greninja will be able to be transferred over to the final release of Pokemon Sun & Moon. Grab it while you can!
New Sun & Moon Details
Surely a mountain of new Sun & Moon details will shortly be revealed and/or leaked.
So far, the following Sun & Moon details have been revealed, courtesy Serebii.net.
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- New city name, Hau’oli City
- Trial in Ten Carat Hill
- Trial is take photos of 2 Jangmo-o and 2 Hakamo-o, which are Totem Pokemon
- There is a Pokemon Capture Challenge in-demo where you can capture wild Pokemon
- Rewards include items like Nugget, which can be sent to the main games.
- Super Potions now heal 60 HP, as in the Pokemon TCG.
- Z Move’s power depend on their base moves, such as
- Gigavolt Havoc from Thunderbolt is 175 base damage, special
- Nuzzle is 100 base damage, physical
- Electro Ball is 160 base damage, special
More official information regarding Pokemon Sun & Moon will be announced on October 22, 2016 9:00 am EDT, 6:00 AM PDT.
New Alolan Pokemon
Apparently Alolan Dugtrio has hair! Is it Hanson? More details to come, for sure!
Buy Pokemon Sun & Moon Early, Get Muchlax Gift!
Remember that if you purchase Pokemon Sun or Pokemon Moon before January 11, 2017, you’ll be able to get a special Munchlax holding a Z Crystal via Mystery Gift!
This Muchlax will be able to use the special Z Move Pulverizing Pancake when it evolves into Snorlax!
What are you waiting for? Go ahead and pre-order Pokemon Sun & Moon today (Amazon Prime members receive free same-as-launch-day shipping and an $8 discount)!
(Or Pre-Order the Amazon-exclusive Pokemon Sun & Moon Steelbook Dual pack!)