Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon - Starter Pokémon

As promised, the Pokémon channel issued a new trailer today. The info dump this time pertained to our starting Pokémon. After stuffing Rare Candies down their throats, we now know what our Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon starters turn out to be.

Meet Dartrix, Torracat and Brionne

The first on display, as per the norm, is our Grass-Flying type, Rowlet. Rowlet evolves into an effeminate larger owl by the name of Dartrix. Dartrix is a Grass and Flying type that utilizes Overgrow as its Ability.

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon - Dartrix

Litten, the starting Fire type of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, evolves into Torracat. Torracat remains solely a Fire type that uses the Ability Blaze.

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon -Torracat

Finally, our Water type starter, Popplio. Popplio morphs into the Brionne. Brionne is a larger seal looking Water type that carries the Ability Torrent.

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon - Brionne

Today’s trailer also showed off the games’ Festival Plaza. Here, you can join other players online and earn Festival Coins by fulfilling their requests. Earning Festival Coins then allows you access to the various shops within the mode which can enhance your Pokémon or give you the option to buy certain items.

Also announced today is the Poké Pelago. It’s here that Pokémon in your PC thrive more than ever. Within this mode, you can access Isle Abeens. Wild Pokémon venture about this island freely and should you attract them with your kindness, they can join collection. Isle Aphun is host to a cave that your PC kept Pokémon can venture through. They can come back with an assortment of items they may have found in their travels. Isle Evelup is where it’s at though. You can send your PC Pokémon here so that they can train while you’re off adventuring with your core party.

Finally, today’s Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon also revealed that a demo is on the way. On October 18th, players can download the special demo versions of the game to get a taste of it before release. Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon lands on Nintendo 3DS on November 18th.

Growing up a 90's kid, Jeff found his love for gaming during Nintendo's heyday. Because of that, you could call him a "Nintendo Fanboy" (albeit a rational one) to this day. Outside of his passion for the gaming industry, he’s also an avid sports enthusiast (New York Giants and Philadelphia Phillies mainly) and enjoys quality/popular TV shows and movies.