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SPOILERS! Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon News & Discussion

Discussion in 'Orange Islands' started by DHR-107, Aug 6, 2017.

  1. Pikachu315111

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    Not exactly Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon news but something I think is worth noting. From the Event thread:

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    It's also very possible we'll get videos or something from Pokémon's youtube a bit before Corocoro releases, because Game Freak seems to have woken up in that regard and have done it for Lycanroc-Dusk.
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    I will be on my way home from work by the time it will be running. I'm always so unlucky with these announcements :(

    But it is most probably Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon information. I mean, what else can they talk about the 3DS? The Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga remake, perhaps?
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    Only other expected stuff I can see on the 3DS are some late locaizations such as that Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey remake, Yokai Watch 3, or Persona Q2.

    Otherwise, unless we get some weird out of the left field stuff, Pokemon is almost certainly going to be there. Hopefully we actually get some exciting info this time!
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    Holy shit 45 minutes. That's long.

    I heard rumors of an achievement system being added to the Switch, so that might be there.

    I'm not sure if Pokémon news will be announced; don't they do that separately?
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    Well there was this
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    If they're doing a Direct I would like to think they probably have a whole batch of titles they've been working on in the background are probably ready to make their trailer debut. Also many are probably eagerly awaiting Metroid Prime 4 news. And let's not forget they do also spend Direct time on announcing upcoming DLC, particularly for Splatoon 2 and ARMS.

    That all said, they can certainly burn much of that time on USUM news. That being said...

    ... it could also be both Nintendo and GF only have 20 minutes worth of news each. Sure, that's enough for each to do their own mini-Directs... OR they can combine them to make one big Direct. For Nintendo this looks good as it gives the illusion they may have a lot on their plate coming up (admittedly if this is true people will see that's not the case, they at the very least they've caused buzz about this Direct meaning a lot more people will see it and so whatever news they have will get seen by a much more larger audience) while for GF they still get the Pokemon news out there since they know most Pokemon fans are probably going to watch the direct for USUM news. In addition once the Direct is done they'll most likely post the Pokemon section on their Youtube channel, probably already uploaded privately.
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    If Ultra Sun and Moon stuff is in the cards, they could just give us a new trailer and tell us about a couple new features. It doesn't have to be a HUGE presentation sort of deal, they might reserve that for Super Mario Odyssey since that's Nintendo's heaviest Switch push for the year.
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    The Direct also falls perfectly with the Coro Coro release which mentions the shiny Sylvally, so it feels pretty legitimate to expect news.

    I mean, we're 2 months to release, it is marketship wise a perfect moment to start building more Hype. Which they do need, seeing there's a lot of people with... overally legitimate doubts on whenever USUM is worth buying outside of the necessity to partecipate to VGC.
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    Wait, where did you find that it was from CoroCoro? I thought that wasn't leaking yet.

    There's also the November 2015 Nintendo Direct, which revealed the VC releases of RBY, if you count that.
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    I read it both mentioned on Discord and one of the bigger italian fansite that reports usually reliable news also had pictures of it.
    http://www.pokemonmillennium.net/gi.../?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral

    Actually it was my bad, it's not actual leaks, it's different source, an actual distribution for an event, but yeh, you get my point, it'd not be surprising if said shiny Sylvally is mentioned on Coro Coro.
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    Who is ready for a 30 second trailer revealing a brand new z move and nothing else

    maybe if we're lucky corocoro will reveal two!
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    Your pescismism (don't hold me to the spelling) is admirable and well placed I just hope we get more than that, it also is probably high time to give away the secrets on the box legends, iirc same sort of time with sm?
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    Necrozma/Solgaleo: Mane of Twilight, retaining Sunsteel Strike
    Necrozma/Lunala: Wings of Dawn, retaining Moongeist Beam

    It adds that these Necrozma forms can use the moves of Solgaleo and Lunala, but I'm not sure if that mean they take on the entire level-up moveset. All we know is that they can use their signature moves.

    There will also be a Nintendo Direct on Thursday at 7am JST. It'll last about 50 minutes.
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    That page does look like essentially stating what was pretty obvious, as in that there would be some sort of "fusion" involved with the new Lunana and Solgaleo forms.


    ...Colress are you fucking up with DNA splices again? :|
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    IT ALL COMES TOGETHER

    Tbh Lunala looks better than expected, but the stupid triangle head is still annoying. I love the combinaison of its disk-wings and arms.
    The Solgaleo fusion kinda makes me like the Sun emissary a bit more.
    Is the down-right image a screen of Necrozma at the Altar? It's dark as f.

    I just realized the moves refer to the fall of the celestial body associated with the legendary (or the event associated with the rise of the opposite one), like if Necrozma's making things come to an end, or is crashing the Sun into the Moon (vice versa)
    Heck
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    Well, Necrozma being potentially "made of light" according to the Pokedex entry in Sun/Moon does fit the theme there. Maybe the story of USUM goes around Necrozma doing weird things to Lunala and Solgaleo to DESTROY THE UNIVERSE because why not.
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    I hope we're using the DNA Splicers again. We have so many items that are specific to only one group of pokémon exclusively that it would be really good to see them start to re-use some of the more open ended ones.

    So, I guess Twilight Form and Dawn Form? Aside from giving them names and provided better pictures, they're not really telling us anything we haven't already figured out for ourselves. I'm a bit more interested to know if there's anything new about the black z-ring.
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    I'm more interested to know how these forms are different to Solgaleo and Lunala. Ok, so I have a Necrozma that is presumably the same typing as Lunala and has Lunala's signature move... so why would I use it instead of just using Lunala? Does it have better stats or a different ability or something?
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    Colress decided to fuse Necrozma with Lunala/Solgaleo so it can destroy the warmth from the Sun and freeze the planet, just wait for it.

    Memes aside, it's just one page, and the fact it actually has news about USUM is very promising. Hopefully once it's officially released everywhere, there's more stuff about USUM.

    Implying the Necrozma-S/L follows a similar pattern of Kyurem, we can imagine it inheriting the ability of Lunala and Solgaleo while keeping its pure Psychic type (Multiscale without 4x weaknesses looks good?), getting extra signature move and having way stronger Pyhisical attack for -S and stronger special for -L
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    Literally only says that you can use more Z Moves with it (such as Clangorous Soulblaze).
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    That sounds broken for sure. These things getting +1 all stats z moves will just ruin Ubers, as if marshadow didn't already... Wtf
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    He means the new Z-ring can use the new Z-moves, not the new Necrozma forms.
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    I'm dumb lol
    Still, I'm guessing these new from have Prism Armor, in addition to a stat boost similar to the Kyurem forms. If Necrozma doesn't get a strong enough move pool boost from tutors, they could be pretty bad in Ubers (won't fall to ou, typing is still good enough) as psychic/steel and psychic/ghost aren't very good in this meta.
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