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Pokemon Sun Cheats for 3DS

Cheats and Tips for Pokemon Sun

Pokemon Sun Walkthrough, Guide and Tips

We have 22 cheats and tips on 3DS. You can also ask your question on our Pokemon Sun Questions & Answers page.

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Mystery Gift Password - Mewtwonite X & Mewtwonite Y
At the 'Title' screen go to 'Mystery Gift' and the password distribution option and enter M2DESCENT to get Mega Stones - Mewtwonite X & Mewtwonite Y. Note: Mystery Gift passwords require an internet connection and there may be an expiration date.

Battle Tree Streak Rewards
When you get the following win-streaks you will earn the corresponding reward which you will recieve from the receptionist the next day on your return.

Moomoo Milk:
5-win streak

PP Up:
10-win streak

Rare Candy:
20-win streak

Bottle Cap:
30-win streak

PP Max:
40-win streak

Ability Capsule:
50-win streak

Lansat Berry:
100-win streak

Starf Berry:
200-win streak

How to Make Money Fast
Check out the video below to see an easy way that you can make money fast in Pokemon Sun.

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Complete Pokedex
The video below is a compilation of ALL 302 Pokemon and QR Codes (including Shinies and special forms) and ALL Pokedex entries of the Alola Region in Pokemon Sun and Moon.

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00:05 Rowlet, Dartrix and Decidueye

00:18 Litten, Torracat and Incineroar

00:27 Popplio, Brionne and Primarina

00:36 Pikipek, Trumbeak and Toucannon

00:45 Yungoos and Gumshoos

00:52 Rattata and Raticate

01:09 Caterpie, Metapod and Butterfree

01:18 Ledyba and Ledian

01:29 Spinarak and Ariados

01:34 Pichu, Pikachu and Raichu

01:55 Grubbin, Charjabug and Vikavolt

02:04 Bonsly and Sudow..

Free Premier Balls from Thrifty Megamart
Use the following trick at the Thrifty Megamart on Akala Island to get free Premier Balls. At the Thrifty Megamart you will always receive a 50% coupon at the door which you can use when you talk to the lady in red to buy at least 10 Pokeballs at a time so you get a free Premier Ball. Then just sell back your Pokeballs for your purchase price and keep repeating until you have the desired amount of Premier Balls. You can speed up the process by simply pressing Right on the D-Pad which will auto select 11 pokeballs.

Special Demo Version - Bonuses for Full Game
Complete the following tasks in the demo version to be able to send the rewards you get to the full version of Pokemon Sun when it launches via the Pokemon Link in option in the game.

Ash-Greninja (Greninja with Battle Bond used in the demo):
Finish an adventure

Clear the Pokemon Capture Challenge

Star Piece:
Defeat ALL of the Trainers at Ten-Carat Hill

Stardust x3:
Get rid of ALL the rocks in Mahalo Trail

Evolving New Pokemon
The following video will show you every single new Pokemon's evolution method in Pokemon Sun and Moon, as well as the evolution for ALL Alolan forms. This includes evolving for Cutiefly, Yungoos, Charjabug, Rockruff, and Cosmog. The video also shows you how you can boost happiness.

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ALL Z-Moves with Legendaries
The video below is a compilation of ALL the Z-Moves with Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon Sun and Moon.

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00:00 Arceus - Breakneck Blitz (Normalium Z)

00:28 Buzzwole - All-Out Pummeling (Fightium Z)

01:01 Kyogre - Hydro Vortex (Waterium Z)

01:29 Entei - Inferno Overdrive (Firium Z)

01:57 Celebi - Bloom Doom (Grassium Z)

02:28 Pheromosa - Savage Spin-Out (Buginium Z)

02:59 Darkrai - Black Hole Eclipse (Darkinium Z)

03:28 Rayquaza - Devastating Drake (Dragonium Z)

03:56 Raikou - Gigavolt Havoc (Electrium Z)

04:26 Lugia - Supersonic Skystrike (Flynium Z)


ALL New Moves and Signature Moves
The video below is a compilation of ALL the new Battle Moves and Signature Moves in Pokemon Sun and Moon.

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00:00 New Normal Type Moves

00:33 New Fire Type Moves

01:03 New Water Type Moves

01:19 New Electric Type Moves

01:25 New Grass Type Moves

02:04 New Flying Type Moves

02:15 New Bug Type Moves

02:32 New Poison Type Moves

03:02 New Rock Type Moves

03:08 New Ground Type Moves

03:31 New Ice Type Moves

03:44 New Psychic Type Moves

04:21 New Ghost Type Moves

04:56 New Dragon Type Moves

05:21 New Dark Type Mo..

ALL 29 Z-Moves
The video below is a compilation of ALL 29 Z-Moves and Special Z-Moves in Pokemon Sun and Moon.

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Special Z-Moves:

00:00 Catastropika (Pikanium Z - Pikachu Volt Tackle)

00:30 Malicious Moonsault (Incinium Z - Incineroar Darkest Lariat)

01:01 Sinister Arrow Raid (Decidium Z - Decidueye Spirit Shackle)

01:32 Oceanic Operetta (Primarium Z - Primarina Sparkling Aria)

02:18 Guardian of Alola (Tapunium Z - Tapu Nature's Madness)

02:50 Soul-Stealing 1 Star Strike (Marshadium Z - Marshadow Spectral Thief)

03:24 Stoked Sparksurfer (Aloraichium Z - Alolan Raichu Thunderbolt)

03:56 Pulveriz..

Zygarde 100% Form
The video below will show you where ALL the Zygarde Cell Locations are to get Zygarde 100% Form in Pokemon Sun and Moon. Zygard has 95 cell location sand 5 core locations and they are spread around the Alola region.

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1-14 Melemele Island Zygarde Cells

1. Route 1 (Day) - 1:26

2. Route 1 (Day) - 1:38

3. Route 1 - 1:59

4. Route 1 - 2:11

5. Route 2 (Night) - 2:30

6. Route 3 (Day) - 2:42

7. Route 3 - 2:47

8. Hau'oli Cemetery - 2:59

9. Hau'oli City Pokecenter (Night) - 3:08

10. Hau'oli Shopping District - 3:13

11. Iki Town (Night) - 3:29


QR Codes Tutorial
The video below is tutorial on how to use the QR codes.

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Pokemon Sun/Moon Toxapex Competitive Moveset!
Toxapex is an AMAZING new Pokemon, arguably the strongest new non-legendary or Ultra Beast. In fact, with the correct moves, it could take on Lunala and Solgaleo themselves!

First, there are multiple ways to use Toxapex - hazards set up with Toxic Spikes, a setup staller, or a hit taker with only 3 weaknessess!

But alas, we are still restricted to 4 moves among other changes in Alola, so here's my recommendation:

@ Black Sludge
252 HP, spread Def and SpDef as best for your team

This set requires a Toxic Spiker unless you'd rather run Baleful Bunker over Scald. But an answer to Steel-types is necessary, so Scald is vital.

Thanks for checking this out, and good..

Trainer Passport Stamps
Complete the following tasks to get the corresponding stamp on your Trainer Passport.

Stamp #01 - Official Pokemon Trainer:
Receive your Trainer Passport

Stamp #02 - Melemele Trial Completion:
Complete the Grand Trial of Melemele Island

Stamp #03 - Akala Trial Completion:
Complete the Grand Trial of Akala Island

Stamp #04 - Ula'ula Trial Completion:
Complete the Grand Trial of Ula'ula Island

Stamp #05 - Poni Trial Completion:
Complete the Grand Trial of Poni Island

Stamp #06 - Island Challenge Completion:
Complete the Island Challenge

Stamp #07 - Melemele Pokedex Completion:
Complete the Melemele Island part of the Alola P..

Unlock Oval Charm
The Oval Charm is an item that will increase considerably the rate at which Eggs appear a the Pokemon Nursery. To obtain this item you must first beat the game and then visit the Game Freak building and defeat Morimoto who will then give it to you after the battle.

Free Pokeball Locations
If you search the following locations you will be able to get the corresponding Pokeballs free.

Lure Ball:
It can be found at the Geothermal Power Plant on Ula'ula Island.

Fast Ball:
It can be found on the Path To The Observatory on Ula'ula Island.

Friend Ball:
Talk to Samuel Oak at the Recycling Plant Exterior on Ula'ula Island.

Love Ball:
Talk to Samuel Oak with an A-Persian at Malie Library on Ula'ula Island.

Moon Ball:
Talk to Samuel Oak on Mount Hokulani on Ula'ula Island.

Level Ball:
It can be found on Mount Hokulani on Ula'ula Island.

Heavy Ball:
It can be found on the Path To The Observatory on Ula'ula Island.

Battle Styles
Complete the following tasks to unlock the corresponding battling style. Each of the 8 styles has it's own Pokeball throwing animation. Providing you have the style unlocked you can change to it anytime by talking to an old man in the Outer Cape located at the north of Malie City.

Elegant Style:
Speak to the old man at the Malie City Outer Cape.

Girlish Style:
Defeat Lana in a battle in Konikoni City.

Idol Style:
Clear Master Rank in the Battle Royal.

Left-Handed Style:
Defeat Ilima in a battle in Hau'oli City.

Passionate Style:
Get 50 consecutive wins or higher in the Battle Tree.

Reverent Style:
On Sun, defeat Kiawe in a battle near the Thrifty..

Shiny Charm
The video below will show you how to get the Shiny Charm in Pokemon Sun and Moon. This involoves completing the Alola Pokedex by capturing every Pokemon that appears in Alola (note: you do not need to complete the National Dex) and then talking to the game director in Heahea City on Akala Island.

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Island Scan Pokemon with QR Codes
The video below will give you 10 QR codes that you can scan once every 20 hours to unlock Island Scan and search for rare Pokemon.

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Poke Finder Upgrades
In the early stages of Pokemon Sun you will have the ability to take and submit photos with the Rotom Dex. The points you earn from each of the photos you submit will go towards upgrading the Poke Finder's version. When you reach the indicated amount of points the corresponding upgrade will become unlocked.

Version 2 - Unlock Zoom Function:
Reach at least 1,500 points

Version 3 - Zoom Upgrade:
Reach at least 10,000 points

Version 4 - Final Zoom Upgrade:
Reach at least 100,000 points

Version 5 - Unlocks Option to Call Pokemon to You
Reach at least 1,500,000 points

To get the Pokemon Sungalo you must first get Cosmog. Cosmog can be evolved into Cosmoem at Level 43 and then evolved into Sungaleo at Level 53. Sungaleo is a Psychic/Steel type.

Exclusive Pokemon
Listed below are the seven exclusive Pokemon and their type that can be found in Pokemon Sun.

Midday Form; Rock type

Alolan Form; Ice/Fairy type

Fighting type

Psychic/Steel type

Fire/Dragon type

Alolan Form; Ice type

UB-02 Absorption

Questions & Answers

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