As many trainers (may) know by now, the Pokémon Sun & Moon demo was datamined after it was released in Japan. I waited to cover these leaks from the demo because I wanted to ensure they were real. Now that we know this information and the images from the demo are real let us look at an overview of this leaked informaion.

  • There are more Alolan Pokémon that have been found, which include: Geodude, Graveler, Golem, Diglett, Dugtrio, and Persian.
  • There are five other Ultra Beasts, so altogether there are 8 Ultra Beasts.
  • The artwork for the final evolution of the starter Pokémon are real.
  • Pikipek involves into a toucan-like Pokémon.
  • Crabrawler, Wimpod, Morelull, and Salandit all have evolutons.
  • Solgaleo and Lunala have pre-evolutions.
  • The new Pokémon that was accidentally shown in an Amazon listing for the Pokémon TCG is shown to have an evolution.
  • There are two other Pokémon that seem to be bug types.
  • There is a Pokémon named Marshadow.
  • There’s an Ash Pikachu who can wear different versions of Ash’s hats.
  • There are quite a few Pokémon models in the demo game that don’t have any associated names yet.
  • There are 719 moves in the new Pokémon game and Pokémon ORAS only had 621. 1 move appears to be taught with a TM, 29 are Z-Moves (11 of those are special Z-Moves, presumably meant for one certain Pokémon), and HMs are no longer in the game.
  • There are a total of 920 items that have been found in the game and 58 are related to Z-Moves.
  • There is a new medicinal item that cures are ailments.
  • There is a new battle item with a holding effect.
  • There are a total of 6 holdable items with special effects.
  • There is an item to possibly change the form of Zygarde.
  • There are 3 form changing items.
  • Bikes and Travel Trunks are not in the demo.
  • The “Strange Souvenir” item hasn’t been changed in the game.
  • There is one new type of PokéBall that can’t be bought or sold.

Here is a picture of all of the sprites discovered in the demo:



*NEW* An image of the new PokéBall has been found and hacked into the demo:







*NEW* Pastebins of the Pokémon demo code have been posted, which have been embedded below.

*NEW* Full high-resolution models of Pokémon new and old have been found within the demo that we have obtained from various sources, which we have created a gallery of below.

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What are your thoughts on the leaked information from the Pokémon Sun & Moon demo? Let me know in the comments below.

  • Well, I like some of the Pokemon designs, and the music is pretty cool, though I honestly expected more new Pokemon in these games. I mean yeah, there’s the possibility we’re missing some from the full game. But that just seems unlikely here, which implies that we get a second generation with less than 100 new species.