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New Battle & Game Mechanics

Pokemon Sun Walkthrough and Guide by warrior13
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New Battle & Game Mechanics

With a New generation of Pokemon comes a number of new mechanics involved in all aspects of Battle, as well as outside of such. There are even some mechanics that have been altered since generations past.

New Mechanics
#1: Z-Moves a New way of powering regular Moves. Z-Moves can be used on Status Moves.
#2: Male Parents can pass down same Poke Ball if bred with Ditto.
#3: SOS Battles can be used for Shiny Hunting, EV Training and Finding Pokemon.
#4: Ability to add Pokemon immediately after capture, even if Party is full.
#5: Ability to heal Pokemon with Pokemon Refresh instead of using Items.
#6: Ability to improve a Pokemon's IVs through Hyper Training
#7: New Evolution Moves created where Pokemon learn upon evolving.

Altered Mechanics
#1: Burn Status Condition now removes 1/16th of HP instead of 1/8th.
#2: Paralysis Status Condition now cuts Speed in half instead of two-thirds.
#3: Many Moves have been altered.
#4: Many Pokemon Stats have been altered.
#5: Many abilities have been altered.
#6: Turn order has been Altered for Mega Evolutions.
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Table of ContentsClose
  • Pokemon Sun & Moon Special Demo
  • Pokemon
  • Moves & Items
  • Region & Characters
  • New Mechanics
  • New Features
  • Poke Pelago
  • Festival Plaza
  • Melemele Island Walkthrough
  • Akala Island Walkthrough
  • Ula'ula Island Walkthrough
  • Poni Island Walkthrough
  • Mount Lanakila (Pokemon League) Walkthrough
  • Ultra Beasts Storyline (Post Game)
  • Eevee Quest (Post Game)
  • Legendary Pokemon Hunting (Post Game)
  • Pokemon League Rematch (Post Game)
  • The Battle Tree (Post Game)
  • Tips, Hints & Easter Eggs
  • Finale: Where Do We Go Now?
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