Check out the list of what’s new here:
-Exeggcutor has an Alola Form that is Grass and Dragon-type
-Vulpix has an Alola Form that is Ice-Type
-Ninetales has an Alola Form that is Ice and Fairy-type
-Sandshrew and Sandslash have Alola Forms that are Ice and Steel-types
-New Pokémon Oricorio has four different forms – one for each island. All are flying-type and with one of the following: Fire, Electric, Psychic, and Ghost. A move, Revelation Dance also changes its type to match the Pokémon’s type.
-New Pokémon Minior is Rock and Flying-Type. It’s ability Shield Down also reveals it’s core (though that is unknown what it does).
-New Pokémon Gumshoos is Normal-Type
-New Pokémon Fomantis is Grass-Type
-New Pokémon Lurantis, evolved form of Formantis, is Grass-Type It also knows a new Move Solar Blade.
-New Pokémon Mudbray is Ground-Type
-You can also ride on several Pokémon – including Charizard, among others
-Each Island has a challenge that is “Your Rite of Passage” that is type specific (Grass, Water, Fire, Electric)
-At the end of each challenge is a Pokémon totem that has the ability to call in other Pokémon to assist
-When you complete the challenge, you can battle the Kahuna (perhaps the equivalent of a gym leader?)
-Pokémon can unleash a Z-Move, one for each type, that can be unleashed once per battle
Check some still images of the trailer here:
I’m utterly shocked that old Pokémon now have somewhat opposite types and that there are s many new “forms”. And don’t get me started on the “super moves”. And are there only Kahuna’s and no gyms? Very intrigued but cautious…ith Instagram, Twitter, and IGN.