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Pokémon Sun Discussion (Nintendo 3DS) [game]
 
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Pokémon returns on the 3DS for what seems to be the last hurrah for the system. New legendaries, new starters, new region, new modes...it's a whole new world, with a brand-new attitude! But you still gotta catch 'em all. Be the best that you can be!



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Posted: 06/15/16, 02:41:43  - Edited by 
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This game is looking pretty neat! I like the setting and a fair amount of the Pokemon shown so far and battle royal mode looks neat.
Posted: 06/15/16, 23:04:13
Hey now, where's the Moon thread!?

I wonder what the differences between the two versions will be besides just Pokémon availability.
Posted: 06/17/16, 09:14:42
I am loving everything I have seen on Sun and Moon so far except...for the new Pokemon. Really not liking some of the new designs.
Posted: 06/17/16, 10:31:23
I'm so glad you can check stats and see strengths/weaknesses in the battle menu instead of trying to memorize everything.
Posted: 06/17/16, 15:50:09
A Meowth wouldn't let me flee a random encounter I had with it so I decided to Catch it and make it do my bidding. It certainly proved useful in the school area so it's part in my team may be more permanent then I thought.
Posted: 11/19/16, 10:35:21
Have you seen its new evolved form? It left me speechless.
Posted: 11/19/16, 20:25:35
@Hero_Of_Hyrule

The Alola Persian? I'm curious as to how it looks now... can't wait to start this Monday.
Posted: 11/19/16, 21:10:25
So who did everyone choose as their starter?
Posted: 11/20/16, 15:03:04
@GameDadGrant

I'm about to go with Litten. Fire cats... Gotta do it though. Historically I've gone with Grass types.
Posted: 11/20/16, 21:20:29
I'm really digging this game. In a lot of ways, it's comparable to A Link Between Worlds in that it kind of subverts franchise tradition. And it's got a lovely tropical setting baybee!

@DrFinkelstein

Don't ruin it for yourself. Just dive in and see for yourself.

@GameDadGrant

I went with the grass owl. After being burned by leaving the final form of Y's grass starter a surprise, I was highly dissappointed, so I looked ahead this time and chose my favorite. Other than that I'm pretty much going into this game blind.

I probably would have chosen popplio, but I left the water type spot on my team open in anticipation of seeing a bunch of rad new fish Pokemon. To my surprise, there aren't many new water types in this region, so I've just gone with Wishcash.
Posted: 11/20/16, 23:35:06
@Hero_Of_Hyrule I'm using Wishiwashi myself.
Posted: 11/22/16, 01:53:41
@GameDadGrant I don't have a game, but I'd choose Litten, mostly because I always go with the fire type. To represent my burning passion, I s'pose.
Posted: 11/22/16, 02:02:18
@Mop it up

Litten has been a treat so far. Knows Ember of course but learns Lick early on which is a nice touch.
Posted: 11/22/16, 02:05:47
In a strange turn of events, I chose Rowlett for my starter. I usually pick the Water starter, but this time I had to go with Grass. Mostly because I think it's final form is cool-looking (it's Green Arrow!) but also because I'll get the Ash-Greninja from the demo so I'll have my Water-type "starter" covered anyway.

Of course, I'll end up getting all three starters soon, I own both Sun and Moon. Thanks to the dual-pack from Amazon.
Posted: 11/22/16, 02:13:13
@pokepal148

Have you found it useful? I've been making due with a Barbaroach and am about to make the switch to a wimpod.
Posted: 11/22/16, 04:25:10
So what do you guys think of the Festival Plaza?
Posted: 11/22/16, 17:48:51
I've never really cared about the side gimmicks in more recent Pokémon games and this is no exception. I think having to go through a separate loading screen and exit the game world to access any of the multiplayer functions is an absolute downgrade from gen 6, but I don't really care too much.
Posted: 11/22/16, 19:54:46
@Hero_Of_Hyrule

Yeah, I get that. On the plus side, there is a bunch of extra content available as well, most of which is beneficial to the main adventure. Accessible anywhere! Not stranded to a single town or area or PokéCenter or whatever. So that's kinda nice, I think.
Posted: 11/22/16, 20:20:39
Apparently there's a save glitch if you save in a pokemon center so don't do that.
Posted: 11/22/16, 21:47:01
@pokepal148

Thanks for the heads up!
Posted: 11/23/16, 02:03:02
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