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Pokemon Ultra Moon Cheats

Cheats and Tips for Pokemon Ultra Moon

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Battle Tree Formats

To begin with when you enter the Battle Tree you will only have access to three battle formats (Single, Double, and Multi Battle) and to unlock Super versions of each of these battle formats you must beat a Battle Legend. To beat a Battle Legend requires getting 20 wins in a row in each format. Note: Super Battles limit high level Pokemon, ban Legendaries, and have other special rules.
Super Double Battle:
Beat the Battle Legend in Double Battle.
Super Multi Battle:
Beat the Battle Legend in Multi Battle.
Super Single Battle:
Beat the Battle Legend in Single Battle.

Guardian Deities

When you have beaten the Elite 4 you will be able to catch ALL four of the guardian deities at their respective shrines.
Tapu Bulu:
Beat the Elite 4, then return to the Ruins of Abundance.
Tapu Fini:
Beat the Elite 4, then return to the Ruins of Hope.
Tapu Koko:
Beat the Elite 4, then return to the Ruins of Conflict.
Tapu Lele:
Beat the Elite 4, then return to the Ruins of Life.

Battle Style Poses

In Pokemon Ultra Moon each of the Battle Styles has it's own unique battling pose which you can perform before you start a battle. Each Battle Style also has a different PokeBall throwing animation. If you have a Battle Style unlocked you can change to it form your current battling style by talking to the 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.
Nihilist Style:
Defeat Giovanni in battle.
Passionate Style:..

Catching Lunala

When you have completed ALL the grand trials head for the Elite 4. On the way up the mountain you will encounter Gladion who once you beat will reveal that Lillie went to Mahalo Trail where you first met her. If you now go there Lillie will let you battle and catch Lunala. Note: This can be done before or after you beat the Elite 4.

Oval Charm

When you have defeated the Elite 4 return to the Game Freak office in Heahea City and talk to Game Freak Morimoto. When you do this Game Freak Morimoto and Game Freak Iwao will challenge you to a double battle that if you win will give you the Oval Charm. Having the Oval Charm in your possession will increase the chances of eggs being found at the Nursery. Also, having the Oval Charm will enable you to battle Game Freak Morimoto and Game Freak Iwao once a day.

Unlock Episode RR

Once you have beaten the Elite 4 and completed the Ultra Beast sidequest another event called Episode RR will automatically be triggered the next morning, which will reveal that Team Rainbow Rocket has taken over both the Festival Plaza and the Aether Foundation and they are being led by all of the major villains of the previous games in the series.

Unlock Dubious Disc

When you have beaten Team Rainbow Rocket return to Aether Paradise and talk to Faba. She will ask you for a battle and if you defeat her will give you the Dubious Disc which is the item necessary to acquire Porygon-Z.

Lillie in Multi Battle

When you have defeated Team Rainbow Rocket return to the Pokemon Research Lab. There Lillie will thank you for your help and ask to be your partner at the Battle Tree. If you now select 'Multi Battle' at the Battle Tree you will discover that Lillie will now be one of the trainers you can choose.

Battle Tree Unlockables

The item you will recieve as a reward at the Battle Tree will depend on your performance. You will recieve your reward at the entrace of the Battle Tree when you leave by either Red or the receptionist.
Blastoisinite:
Beat Red in Single Battle.
Charizardite X:
Beat Red in Single Battle.
Charizardite Y:
Beat Red in Single Battle.
Moomoo Milk:
Get 5 consecutive wins.
PP Up:
Get 10 consecutive wins.
Rare Candy:
Get 20 consecutive wins.
Venusaurite:
Beat Red in Single Battle.

Key Stone

Go to Poni Meadow when you have beaten the Elite 4 and completed the Ultra Beast sidequest. On your way to Resolution Cave you will encounter Sina and Dexio who after battling and defeating the latter will give you a Key Stone and Alakazite which will enable you to access the Mega Evolutions from Pokemon X and Y.

Unlock Swords Dance

Throughout the game you will encounter a trainer named Actress Meredith who will ask you for a battle. If you beat her on each island (Melemele Meadow, Royal Avenue, and Ula’ula Meadow), beat the Elite 4, and then beat Actress Meredith again in Poni Meadow you will unlock the Swords Dance which is a frenetic dance which uplifts the users fighting spirit and sharply raises their Attack stat.

Change The Ultra Warp Ride Controls

The first time you access the Ultra Warp Ride you will be forced to use the 3D's gyroscope to move around. However you can though change the controls by going to the Game Freak office in Heahea City and answering the technicians question when he asks you if you prefer the gyroscope, or the circle pad.

Surfing Pikachu

Go to the Surf Association in Heahea City when you have obtained the high score on every Mantine Surf course and the owner there will give you a Pikachu who knows Surf.

Totem Sticker Rewards

Hidden throughout the game are Totem Stickers and when you collect a certain amount Professor Oak will give you a special Totem Pokemon. These Pokemon appear larger and weigh approximately two to four times as much as other Pokemon of the same species.

Araquanid:
Collect 40 Totem Stickers
Kommo-o:
Collect 100 Totem Stickers
Mimikyu:
Collect 80 Totem Stickers
Raticate:
Collect 20 Totem Stickers
Salazzle:
Collect 50 Totem Stickers
Togedemaru:
Collect 70 Totem Stickers

Poke Finder Version Upgrades

In total there are five versions of the Poke Finder. The first four will enable you to gradually upgrade the zoom functionality while the fifth one lets you get the attention of nearby Pokemon. To unlock each of the five versions you must get the required total number of likes on your uploaded photos.
Poke Finder Version 1:
Take a photo in the Hau'oli City Shopping District.
Poke Finder Version 2:
Get a total of 1,500 likes.
Poke Finder Version 3:
Get a total of 10,000 likes.
Poke Finder Version 4:
Get a total of 100,000 likes.
Poke Finder Version 5:
Get a total of of 1,500,000 likes.

Trainers' School Principal Battle

When you have beaten the Elite 4 return to the Trainer's School on Route 1 and you will discover you will be able to access the previously blocked door on the top floor. Inside this final room of the Trainer's school you will encounter the school's principle who if you defeat will give you a King's Rock.

Unlock Secret Lab A Items

Return to Secret Lab A in Aether Paradise when you have beaten Team Rainbow Rocket and the employee there will give you the following three special items. The DNA Splicers for Reshiram or Zekrom, the Prison Bottle for Hoopa, and the Soul Dew for Latios or Latias.

Unlock Gladioun's Type Null.

Go to Poni Grove when you have beaten the Elite 4 and become the Champion. When you enter Poni Grove you will be greeted by Hau and Wicke, the later of which will congratulate you on your victory and give you Gladioun's Type Null.

Battle Tree

Once you have beaten the Elite 4 and completed the Ultra Beast sidequest in Poni Grove you will be able to access the north coast of Poni Island. When you then get through Poni Gauntlet you will find the Battle Tree in an area which lets you challenge various trainers under different rule settings.

Zygarde Sidequest

When you have beaten the Elite 4 and completed the Ultra Beast sidequest in Poni Grove you will be able to travel further into Poni Meadow. If you search the northwest you will find Resolution Cave and if you go to it lower level you will encounter a level 60 Zygarde in it's 50% Forme. Note: It is possible to do this before doing the Team Rocket sidequest.

Reveal Glass

When you have beaten Olivia's grand trial return to the Dimensional Research Lab and talk to Professor Burnet who will give you the Reveal Glass. This item enables you to change the Formes of Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus.

Zeraora Moveset - Pokemon USUM

I can't wait to use this guy, and I'm sure you can't either. So fantasize using him with one of these two movesets, both bringing out his different strengths.
Utility. The word sounds boring, but trust me, this guy will be more than worth it. His versatility and ability to disrupt the opponent is going to be amazing. I'm honestly stunned that Zeraora's able to learn all these great moves. Free chip damage, item removal, pivoting out, and nullifying Normal and Electric moves are likely going to make him an Uber.
Zeroara
Hasty/252 Spd/252 Atk @Flexible(Life Orb, Muscle Band, Focus Sash)
-Fake Out
-Knock Off
-Plasma Fists
-Volt Switch
But for some, a setup strategy might be more entertaining. Thanks to Bulk Up, Zeraora has some optio..

Poipole Moveset - Pokemon USUM

If you want to use Eviolite with the only UB capable of doing so, have at it! Only one recommended set due to Poipole's lack of a movepool :(
This is actually a rather annoying set and convenient thanks to the nature being dependent on the user's choice of physical or special defense. Poison is probably the most optimal type for a Pokemon like Poipole as it allows him to get Toxic off guaranteed.
Poipole
Any +Def,SpDef, -Atk,Spd nature/252 HP/128 Def/128 SpDef @Eviolite
-Rest
-Sleep Talk
-Toxic
-Venoshock/Venom Drench
Enjoy your little monster and please check out some other movesets of mine!

Unlock Shiny Charm

The Shiny Charm is an item that increases your chances of finding Shiny Pokemon. To get it you must complete your Alola PokeDex, return to the Game Freak HQ in Heahea City and talk to the director who will then reward you with a Shiny Charm.

Ultra Warp Ride control scheme

If you find the Ultra Warp Ride's motion controls to be a hassle, go to the GAME FREAK office in Akala Island's Heahea City. In the lower left corner of the office, you'll find an NPC in an Aether lab coat who'll offer to change the control scheme on the Ultra Warp Ride minigame, allowing you to control it with your circle pad.

Why Zeroara is the Perfect Addition To Pokemon

Upon first seeing this Pokemon, my original thought was: another OP Lightning type? Really? But then I dug around a bit and, in delight, figured out why this Pokemon was made.
This is the Lightning-type of Lightning-types. Coming with Volt Absorb, Zeroara withstands the pure power of Tapu Koko and Xurkitree, two major contenders in the current meta, and also can outspeed both of them, including Timid Scarf Xurkitree. He also deals with Volt Switch users in general, which many teams have one or two of. Not to mention Plasma Fists, which is based off of the effect of Ion Deluge, just giving the move 100 base power. This will allow Zeroara to effectively deal with Last Resort and Return sweepers across the map.
In conclusion, I'm just thrilled that the omniprese..

Blacephalon Moveset - Pokemon USUM

My mind is blowing up because I'm staying up WAYYY too late to do this. You're welcome.
After seeing UB Burst's stats, I knew I'd have to build it with a Scarf with it's signature move as a trump card. I was elated to see it got Trick for some additional trickery, adding to the randomness of the Firework Pokemon. Flamethrower helps cover for easier kills rather than the sacrifice Mind Blown requires. Shadow Ball is obvious STAB. Running Modest gives more nuking power while Timid gives better coverage if you Trick away your Scarf.
Blacephalon
Modest/Timid/252 SpAtk/252 Spd @Choice Scarf
-Mind Blown
-Flamethrower
-Shadow Ball
-Trick
But if you want a more efficient sweeper, I've got another option for you. This one will recei..

Stakataka Moveset - Pokemon USUM

I'm upset. This thing ACTUALLY got Gyro Ball.
Well, here we go, the set for the evil tanklord himself. Recycle is just plain broken with his defenses, and we can use it to abuse Figy Berries, which heal half health when below 25% HP. This keeps us healthy to nuke with Stone Edge and Gyro Ball, and thanks to Trick Room he can go first, unless you choose for him to use Stealth Rocks to help the team.
Stakataka
Brave/0 Spd IV's/252 Atk/252 Def @Figy Berry
-Recycle
-Stone Edge
-Gyro Ball
-Trick Room/Stealth Rock
This is if you enjoy being a poophead and getting others to ragequit. Infinite healing, Toxic for residual damage, Infestation to lock 'em in, and Sandstorm for more damage and your SpDef to get buffed by 1.5x or Light Screen ..

Naganadel Moveset - Pokemon USUM

Compared to it's defensively-minded baby form, this UB is now ready and raring to beat your opponent's team into shape!
Here's the setup sweeper Naganadel. This nasty bugger can even deal with Steel-types thanks to it's ability to learn Fire-type moves!
Naganadel
Timid/252 SpAtk/252 Spd @Expert Belt/Focus Sash
-Nasty Plot
-Dragon Pulse
-Sludge Wave
-Fire Blast/Flamethrower
And here's a fun nuker Naganadel who packs utility as well. Unfortunately, to run Timid, Naganadel loses the ability to Beast Boost her Special Attack, so reversing her into a Modest Scarf user works fine too.
Naganadel
Timid/252 Spd/252 SpAtk @Choice Specs
-Draco Meteor
-Sludge Wave
-Fire Blast
-UTurn
I'm very intr..

Dusk Mane Necrozma Moveset - Pokemon USUM

Enter the cover legendary of Pokemon Ultra Sun - Dusk Mane Necrozma!

Necrozma-Dusk-Mane @ Iapapa Berry
Ability: Prism Armor
EVs: 252 HP / 140 Atk / 40 Def / 76 SpD
Careful Nature
- Sunsteel Strike
- Photon Geyser
- Knock Off
- Recycle

This build takes advantage of the massive 157 Atk stat that is DM-Necrozma's while also utilizing his defensive capabilities with Prism Armor and Recycle to refresh berry healing. Photon Geyser affords a better option then Zen Headbutt and it's feared 10% miss chance plus the extra 20 base power. Knock Off is a great option to hinder the oppnnent's strategy. Enjoy using the ruler of the day!

Ultra Necroma Moveset - Pokemon USUM

Meet the legendary who teases us, half of his face appearing on the cover of Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Did you miss it? I almost did. BEHOLD, THE POWER OF ULTRA NECROZMA!!!!

Omega Nebby (Necrozma-Dawn-Wings) @ Ultranecrozium Z
Ability: Prism Armor
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Calm Mind
- Photon Geyser
- Dragon Pulse
- Flash Cannon

Before he can go Ultra, he's got to start as a cover legendary with Ultranecrozium Z equipped. I choose Dawn Wings Necrozma, thanks to his better Special Attack. The set I'm using features STAB (of course) and Flash Cannon to deal with Xerneas, as well as Calm Mind, which you can use once or twice in Dawn Wings form to bolster you..

Other means of getting Entei

Entei and Raikou were also available using Mystery Gift last January

Dawn Wings Necrozma Moveset - Pokemon USUM

Enter the cover legendary of Ultra Moon - Dawn Wings Necrozma!

Necrozma-Dawn-Wings @ Iapapa Berry
Ability: Prism Armor
EVs: 252 HP / 184 Def / 32 SpA / 40 SpD
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Calm Mind
- Iron Defense
- Recycle
- Stored Power

Thanks to Lunala, Necrozma receives a boost in Special Attack and his defenses, making him a perfect candidate for a build that increases those stats further to bolster the power of Stored Power. Thanks to Move Tutoring, Necrozma can also access Recycle, a slightly more efficient method of healing PP-wise while Prism Armor shields him from hyper-effective Ghost- and Dark-type moves. This set is a personal favorite of mine, so I hope you enjoy it as well!

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