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Aether Foundation, Poké Finder and Ultra Beasts Debut on Latest Pokémon Sun & Moon Video

The latest Pokémon Sun & Moon video from The Official Pokémon Channel is chock full of new information and debuts.

Two new pokémon were revealed: the Chimera-like and oddly named Type: Null; and the Korean heart crested dragon Jangmo-o. Alolan Raticate was also confirmed, following the reveal of Alolan Rattata on past video.

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This Pokémon wearing a mask has been dubbed “Null,” meaning nothing.

The shapes of its front and hind legs are clearly different. The reason is that Type: Null was constructed to synthesize the strengths of various Pokémon, enabling it to adapt to any situation.

The mask fitted to Type: Null’s head is a piece of equipment designed to control its latent powers. It’s extremely heavy, so it also serves to hinder Type: Null’s agility.

To complete a certain mission, there was need of a Pokémon powerful enough to rival those Pokémon often spoken of in mythology.

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Jangmo-o has the pride of a warrior, although it remains humble about its capabilities. In its pursuit to become stronger, it never neglects its training.

Because Jangmo-o uses the scales on its head for both offense and defense, it never turns its back to its enemies. Many Trainers see this behavior and take it as proof that Jangmo-o is a valiant Pokémon.

Jangmo-o gather in harsh locales like canyons, where no other people or Pokémon are around, to live together as they train.

The Aether Foundation is a Pokémon care and protection organization that is established on the artificial island Aether Paradise, situated in the middle of the Alola region islands. They provide shelter for injured or hunted Pokémon and also perform several kinds of research. They act as the counterpart to Team Skull and they’re led by the charismatic president Lusamine. Other Aether Foundation members were also revealed, such as the Brach Chiefs Wicke and Faba.

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A new Team Skull member made it’s appearance, Gladion. Not much is know about him, but he seems to be the Enforcer of the team.

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It was also revealed that Pokémon Sun & Moon will differ more than just the Pokémon that are available on each version. While Pokémon Sun runs on the same clock of your Nintendo 3ds, Pokémon Moon will be 12 hours ahead. Players will also experience different events depending of your game version.

Dexio and Sina, Professor Sycamore assistants from Pokémon X & Y, will return and introduce you to a Zygarde related quest, where you will hunt Zygarde Cells and Core with the help of a Zygarde Cube.

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The Poké Finder will be a mini game where you can take pictures with the help of your Rotom Dex. Special spots will allow you to take pictures of Pokémon be graded for their quality, it a style similar to the N64 Pokémon Snap game. The better the picture the more points you earn, unlocking new features like zooming.

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For last, a new kind of mysterious Pokémon was introduced: Ultra Beasts. The first of the kind to be revealed was UB-01.

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B-01’s body is composed of a glass-like substance. However, it’s constantly changing shapes, never settling on one.

While evidence of something like a survival instinct can be observed in UB-01, no one knows whether it has a will of its own or any emotions. It’s said that, for some reason, its movements resemble those of a young girl.

Pokémon Sun & Moon will be released on November 23, 2016 for the Nintendo 3DS.

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48 comments
  1. Guest
    Guest
    September 6, 2016 at 11:41 am

    Pokemon fucking Snap

  2. Extrange
    Extrange
    September 6, 2016 at 11:41 am

    >Patchouli Confirmed for Pokémon Sun and Moon-

  3. deadeye
    deadeye
    September 6, 2016 at 11:54 am

    I was always disappointed that there was never a sequel to Pokemon Snap.

    Incorporating it as a feature into the main games is very acceptable though. Just hope there’s lots of areas you can take pictures.

  4. Tristan (Chili1)
    Tristan (Chili1)
    September 6, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    Gladion and Lusamine look like they might be brother and sister. Wonder what’s going on there.

    Also I love how edgy Gladion his.

  5. Zanard Bell
    Zanard Bell
    September 6, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    I’m liking this gen more and more. Introducing new Pokemon while simultaneously updating old ones… the only thing missing are the confirmation of Mega Pokemon that a loft of people are waiting for.

    Like the 2nd Gen starters, or Flygon.

  6. Extrange
    Extrange
    September 6, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    -___- sincerely? I hope there’s no Mega Pokémon

  7. Extrange
    Extrange
    September 6, 2016 at 12:14 pm

    You rang?

  8. Zanard Bell
    Zanard Bell
    September 6, 2016 at 12:14 pm

    Yeah. I know a lot of people don’t like Mega Pokemon for the powercreep it brought the meta, but it’s the only way for some Pokemon to actually be viable for play.

    Of course, one would wonder why Salamence or Scizor needs a Mega form.

  9. Landale
    Landale
    September 6, 2016 at 12:45 pm

    Betting Team Skull isn’t actually the enemy, it’s Aether Foundation. They provide shelter to injured and hunted Pokemon, oh and they do research on ?, and completely unrelated here’s Mewtwo all over again and a crazy strange thing that has never been seen before. Oh, and the whole Boss, Admin, male and female Grunt layout of them. Yeah, not suspicious at all.

  10. Guin
    Guin
    September 6, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Love how Alolan Raticates suffer from the mumps.

  11. Extrange
    Extrange
    September 6, 2016 at 1:22 pm

    one of the new Japanese vids shows Cutiefly evo.

  12. Nin
    Nin
    September 6, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    Team Skull is Chaos and Team Aether is Law. The UB pokemon are clearly angels.

    We Shin Megami Tensei now.

    Shame that you’re probably stuck on the Neutral route, but ah well.

  13. Guin
    Guin
    September 6, 2016 at 1:40 pm

    Neutral route is best route. Screw all y’all, this is my destiny.

  14. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    September 6, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    So much edge and the first human evolution.

  15. No_Good_Names_Ever
    No_Good_Names_Ever
    September 6, 2016 at 2:22 pm

    I’d wait and see what they do with it before I’d call it acceptable. It’s likely just gonna be Pokemon simply standing around with nothing special about finding them.
    Oh wait, there is something but I wanna lure and throw stuff to piss them off and I don’t think they’ll do much but a small bit off to the side.

  16. TsukuyomiMagi99
    TsukuyomiMagi99
    September 6, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    Need Rule 34 of Lusamine. Honestly the only thing I am hyped for is the Hyper Training and Solgaleo looks cool but that’s about it.

  17. TsukuyomiMagi99
    TsukuyomiMagi99
    September 6, 2016 at 2:25 pm

    Or Rayquza. Motherfucker broke the fucking metagame when its mega form was introduced.

  18. Extrange
    Extrange
    September 6, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    SON.

    YOU HAVE A MISSION.

    BRINGS US THE R-34.

    GO FORTH, FOR GREAT GLORY.

  19. TsukuyomiMagi99
    TsukuyomiMagi99
    September 6, 2016 at 3:22 pm

    Aye aye commander! ^^7

  20. Extrange
    Extrange
    September 6, 2016 at 3:30 pm

    Needs to go lewder.

  21. scemar
    scemar
    September 6, 2016 at 3:32 pm

    what’s so sad is that nintendo had the best device imaginable for a pokemon snap game

    it’s about the only game in the universe that would actually make the gamepad worth the extra $140 it costs the wiiu

  22. scemar
    scemar
    September 6, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    the chimera looks odd but it sounds cool, hopefully they give it enough backstory because it could be quite interesting

    the little dragon dude is cool, he actually looks like more of a regular dragon

  23. scemar
    scemar
    September 6, 2016 at 3:42 pm

    her assistant looks nice too

  24. Extrange
    Extrange
    September 6, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    heh

  25. scemar
    scemar
    September 6, 2016 at 3:51 pm

    better music too
    opening with the hawaian theme, doing character based song transitions and stuff

  26. scemar
    scemar
    September 6, 2016 at 3:52 pm

    __

  27. scemar
    scemar
    September 6, 2016 at 4:04 pm

    japan you work fast damn

  28. Lex
    Lex
    September 6, 2016 at 4:05 pm

    Lusamine gonna get hit hard by rule 34.

  29. Extrange
    Extrange
    September 6, 2016 at 4:26 pm

    NOPE, it’s Wicke whos’ getting all the lewds, surprisingly.

    Chans love THICC

  30. Shinobu
    Shinobu
    September 6, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    Hasn’t even been 24hrs since trailer and there are already plenty of rule 34 images of new waifu’s. God damn internet.

  31. Extrange
    Extrange
    September 6, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    Posting the lewder material on my Twitter account (let’s avoid exposing the kiddies to R rated goodness :3 )

  32. Uncle Slick
    Uncle Slick
    September 6, 2016 at 7:25 pm

    Man, this game is looking better and better each video.

  33. Nin
    Nin
    September 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    If he had to hold an item to mega evolve, then Ubers would be fine. But nope, all you have to do is to is learn a move every Rayquaza wants to learn.

    I just want Mega Arceus for the lulz more than anything.

  34. Zombie_Barioth
    Zombie_Barioth
    September 6, 2016 at 7:32 pm

    How much do you wanna bet either their research is leading down a bad road and Team Skull are misunderstood, or both sides are causing their own kind of trouble.

    It might be Team Magma and Aqua all over again.

  35. scemar
    scemar
    September 6, 2016 at 8:08 pm

    they both seem like true villains but aether might be the more villanous

    skulls are openly thugs, they’ll trash your town and drop dope beats
    aether is google, using technology and money to gain influence and eventually go full skynet

  36. dsadsada
    dsadsada
    September 6, 2016 at 8:53 pm

    I stopped playing Pokemon after the 3rd generation and never got interested enough to bother again. But honestly, Sun and Moon are getting to look really interesting.

  37. Kenta_Ikegami
    Kenta_Ikegami
    September 6, 2016 at 10:25 pm

    Mmmm…Total QT

  38. Sylveria Shini
    Sylveria Shini
    September 6, 2016 at 11:45 pm

    There’s gonna be so much porn of Lusamine….
    *checks Rule 34*
    You did not disappoint me internet.

  39. Sylveria Shini
    Sylveria Shini
    September 6, 2016 at 11:51 pm

    I dont like the Megas cause I feel most of them should just be actual evolutions to make them more viable over all instead of just being meta pvp balancers.

  40. Zanard Bell
    Zanard Bell
    September 7, 2016 at 1:45 am

    TERUFUU, DO YOUR JOB

  41. Zombie_Barioth
    Zombie_Barioth
    September 7, 2016 at 1:51 am

    They seem like it, but then so were Team Aqua and Magma.

    They had good intentions too. Skull is a band of misfits, so they may be trying to prove themselves, which could be anything from conquering Alola to stopping Aether from making a mess of things.

    This wouldn’t be the first time the “bad guys” turn out to be the real good guys, or the “good guys” aren’t so good after all.

  42. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    September 7, 2016 at 12:39 pm

    Is his name actually Type: Null? Really?

  43. TsukuyomiMagi99
    TsukuyomiMagi99
    September 7, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    I have returned with the lewds commander! Hope this post isn’t deleted lol.

    Warning NSFW

  44. Snorlaxation
    Snorlaxation
    September 7, 2016 at 10:08 pm

    I have a feeling Aether is going to do something that causes major problems (involving those Ultra Beasts), and then Team Skull is going to end up helping to save the day.

  45. Viredae
    Viredae
    September 13, 2016 at 3:34 am

    I dunno, kicking Satan in the nards and taking over was always the most entertaining route.

  46. Viredae
    Viredae
    September 13, 2016 at 3:35 am

    He’s a science experiment.