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Questions tagged [pokemon-seventh-generation]

for questions about general mechanics applicable to the seventh generation of the main series Pokémon games, starting in 2016 with Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon released on the Nintendo 3DS.

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Any benefits from transferring older generations Pokemon to new ones?

Are there any benefits or gifts from transferring older generations Pokemon to the newer ones? I can't remember correctly but I read somewhere that if you traded Pokemon from Gold or Silver from ...
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Does Follow Me / Rage Powder redirect Heal Pulse / Floral Healing in 7th Gen Pokemon games?

For example, in a Doubles battle, if an opposing Clefairy uses Follow Me, whilst your Comfey uses Floral Healing on its teammate. This also extends to Follow Me / Rage Powder (without Safety Googles), ...
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When a Pokemon gets infected by Pokerus, does it inherit the Pokerus' days left to be cured?

Last night I was capturing and infecting low level Pokemon to give away on Wonder Trade. I was using an infected Hypno as an infection source, this Hypno contracted Pokerus 3 days ago (and ...
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Are the odds of encountering a shiny different for each Pokemon?

Are there different odds for different pokemon? For example, say there was a 1/4000 chance of getting a shiny Bagon. Does that mean for every other pokemon in the game, is it a 1/4000 chance?
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Does a Pokémon's gender when breeding with Ditto affect the offsprings' gender?

My sister has been breeding a bunch of Popplio because I want to FINALLY have a female. She started with breeding my male Primarina and a Ditto I traded her. After hatching around 20 eggs, she finally ...
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Can I transfer from Pokémon Moon back to Pokémon X? [duplicate]

I have tried to use Pokébank to transfer xerneas from Moon back to X. Is there a way to do this? I need to transfer back.
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Do Pokemon forget a move when changing form?

When browsing Bulbapedia, I have noticed that some Pokemon with alternate forms have different move learnsets depending on their form. One such example is Hoopa. Hoopa Confined learns Phantom Force ...
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Can Pokemon that hit by Fire Fang get both effect at the same time?

Fire Fang have two effects that can make your foe flinched or make it burned. But is it possible that when a Pokemon hit by Fire Fang getting burned and flinched at the same time? And this question ...
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What are the chances of encountering a shiny Ultra Beast? [duplicate]

I always wanted a shiny Kartana, so I soft reset Kartana all the time. I've been doing this for about four days now at 5000 light years. But I never find one, what is the chance?
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Is there any way of telling if a Pokémon in the GTS is hacked before you trade?

I always use the GTS to get shinies, but most of them are hacked. Is there any way of telling if a Pokémon is hacked before you trade?
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How is a slot for each country decided on Pokemon World Championships?

In Pokemon World Championships, there is quite a strong difference on the number of slots allotted to each country. According to this website on the Master category (Day 1 on video game), USA has 36 ...
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Is it possible to transfer from Sun/Moon to X/Y?

My daughter has the game Sun and Moon, she just got the game X and Y, she is trying to transfer her pokemon from Sun/Moon over with the bank-transfer app but when she goes to move them over it tells ...
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How do I re-evolve my crabrawler after canceling its evolution?

My crabrawler was evolving and I accidentally pressed B instead of spamming A. I tried battling to level it up and using rare candies, and it still haven't evolved.
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How to calculate the chance of Effect Spore being invoked against specific types that are immune to some conditions?

In Pokémon 7th gen, the chance of Effect Spore activating is 30%. However, some types like Steel or Electric are immune to some conditions such as Poison or Paralysis. In this case, if say, Kartana ...
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Is there a way to set up a Ghost-type with Synchronize for SOS chaining?

I want to SOS chain a Beldum for a shiny, but Take Down is an issue. So naturally, I want a Ghost-type so it doesn't knock itself out. The issue is that I also need it to have Synchronize so that it's ...
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Stop Camera Rotation During Wild Battle

When attempting to find shiny variations of Pokemon, using the new "Call for Help" feature, I often find that within seconds the camera starts to jump around in what I can only describe as an "action ...
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How does Technician interact with variable-power moves in 7th gen?

I am really confused about how the Technician ability works. The ability text states "Powers up the Pokémon's weaker moves." and Serebii says "Moves with a base power of 60 or less are boosted in ...
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Will I be able to transfer Pokemon from Sun/Moon to ORAS? [duplicate]

Is transferring Gen 6 and under Pokemon from Sun/Moon to ORAS a feature in Pokebank? I'd like to breed on sun and moon, transfer to ORAS to get move tutors, then back to sun and moon.
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Can we Wonder Trading pokemon between generations?

For example, I'm wonder trading some pokemon from Sun & Moon, and in the same time my friend also wonder trading, but he wonder trading from pokemon X & Y. Is it possible that our trade meet ...
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Can a Pokemon learn a move that I previously denied?

I accidentally stopped Incineroar from learning Darkest Lariat, Is there any other way to get it to learn this move? I know it's his signature move but the new setup is crazy weird and I accidentally ...
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When are the statistics (IVs/Ability/Gender etc.) for a hatched Pokémon randomised?

Sun and Moon have significantly changed the breeding mechanic. In ORAS, I could save before picking up eggs, hatch them, then soft reset (SR) back to the save, and get a completely new set of eggs (i....
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How will offspring Pokemon inherit the Pokeball when breeding in Sun/Moon?

Starting in 6th generation, the Pokéball of the female Pokémon is passed down to its offspring. Male and genderless Pokémon (including Ditto), instead, have no impact on the type of Pokéball inherited....
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Is it possible to transfer Pokemon from previous 3DS Pokemon games to Sun/Moon? [duplicate]

I own three Pokemon games on 3DS: Y, OmegaRuby and Moon. I've got some nice Pokemon in first two. Is it somehow possible for me to transfer my Pokemon to Pokemon Moon?
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What happens to Zygarde cells if I trade Zygarde away?

One of those random questions that pops into your head. If I have a 10% Forme Zygarde and I trade it away to another game, does that mean the cells that make it up are lost and I am unable to ...
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What are the most defensive types in Pokemon?

My Pokemon team, at the moment, has a lot of offensive heroes, but lacks quite a bit in defense. So, which types are the most defensive? (which types have the most immunities/resistances)
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Can you trade Pokemon from 7th gen (Sun/Moon) to 6th gen (XY, ORAS) and back? [duplicate]

Title says it all, I don't see confirmation in this question and a cursory google search seemed to say assume no and speculate about the pokemon bank.
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Other than changing appearance, what does the Schooling ability do?

Serebii describes the ability as Changes the Pokémon's form when it is Level 20 and has more than 25% Hit Points. When Hit Points drop below 25%, it changes back to Solo Form Does this ability ...
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Besides specific evolutions, which benefits are there for making my Pokemon happy?

Is there any reason, besides specific evolutions of some Pokemon that I need to make them happy? Do their moves get stronger the happier they are? Is there a quest that I will miss out on if some of ...
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Is a pokemon's gender determined before it hatches from its egg?

At what point is a pokemon's gender (or other stats) determined when it originates from an egg? Is it determined as soon as the egg is added to the player's inventory, or is it only determined when ...
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Does Baneful Bunker cause regular Poison or Toxic Poison?

I've been reading up on some of the new Pokemon and I noticed that Toxapex gets a Protect-like move called Baneful Bunker: Baneful Bunker protects the user from damage. In addition, any opponent ...
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How do I trade with friends over the internet in Pokemon Sun/Moon?

It might just be me, but I couldn't for the life of me figure out how to trade with a friend over the internet. How do you trade in Pokemon Sun Moon? Is it as convoluted as I think it is?
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Which Pokemon have had changes to stats, abilities or their movepool in Pokemon Sun/Moon?

Most generations of Pokemon see changes to older Pokemon's stats, abilities, as well as movepools. Which Pokemon received changes in Sun/Moon when compared to the 6th generation games? What were the ...
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Which old abilities changed their effect in Pokemon Sun Moon?

I've heard that some old abilities changed their effect in Pokemon Sun&Moon, some of them being nerfed and other buffed. For example: Gale Wings now only gives Flying attacks priority when the ...
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How does breeding Alolan form Pokémon work?

I'm curious how breeding in Pokémon Sun and Moon is affected by the new Alolan forms. Is the form randomly distributed based on the parents, like abilities or nature are? For example, if I breed an ...