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An owl, a cat, and a seal (no, they’re not about to walk into a bar) can become pretty formidable with a bit of training.
A new trailer for Pokémon Sun and Moon has shown of the final forms of the three starter Pokémon — Rowlet, Litten, and Popplio — which you get to pick one of at the start of your adventure. Starters have always been a core part of the series, since players often create a strong bond with their first pocket monsters. Many keep their starters throughout their journeys. Pokémon games have sold more than 279 million copies worldwide, and with the series seeing of surge in popularity thanks to the Pokémon Go phenomenon on mobile, expectations are high for Sun and Moon. Both come out on November 18 for the 3DS.
The video shows off other new Pokémon, including three deities that protect different islands in the Alola region (the Polynesian-like setting where Sun and Moon take place). The trailer also shows the return of Red and Blue, the playable character and his rival from the original Pokémon games, also called Red and Blue.
I’m going with that owl-archer thingy for sure.
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