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How do I trade with friends over the internet in Pokemon Sun/Moon?

Configure an internet connection on your 3DS From the 3DS Main menu, Go to System Settings (Wrench icon) -> Internet Settings -> Connection Settings Click 'New Connection' -> Manual Setup -> Search ...
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How will offspring Pokemon inherit the Pokeball when breeding in Sun/Moon?

According to Bulbapedia: In 7th generation, if a male and female Pokémon of the same species are bred, the offspring will have an equal chance of inheriting either parent's Poké Ball. Also, when ...
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Do Pokemon forget a move when changing form?

Except for Rotom and Kyurem, all Pokémon keep their moves when changing form. The form-exclusive moves are the following: Fan Rotom's Air Slash Frost Rotom's Blizzard Heat Rotom's Overheat Mow Rotom'...
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Can a Pokemon learn a move that I previously denied?

Yes, the Move Reminder will teach you any moves that your Pokémon either knew previously or had the opportunity to learn previously. From this page on where to find the Move Reminder: The move ...
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Can you trade Pokemon from 7th gen (Sun/Moon) to 6th gen (XY, ORAS) and back?

According to this image: Pokemon Bank will receive an update for compatibility with Pokemon Sun/Moon in January 2017, but you will be able to trade Pokemon from 6th gen to 7th gen only, and not back. ...
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Besides specific evolutions, which benefits are there for making my Pokemon happy?

Most moves are not affected by happiness, but the move Return does more damage based on happiness. It has has a linear formula with 1 base power at no happiness and 102 base power at max happiness. ...
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Is there any way of telling if a Pokémon in the GTS is hacked before you trade?

No. Besides a few telltale obvious signs that something is probably hacked, like being level 100, shiny, and in a hard-to-get (or impossible) pokéball, even if you have the pokemon in your party, ...
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Which Pokemon have had changes to stats, abilities or their movepool in Pokemon Sun/Moon?

These are the gains and nerfs that I know of so far: Abilities Beartic Gained: Slush Rush (Speed Boost in Hail) Boldore and Roggenrola Gained: Weak Armor (Lowers Defense, but raises Speed two stages ...
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What are the most defensive types in Pokemon?

Short Answer: Steel Pokemon have the most resistances, and high defensive stats too. Many pokemon have only 1 weakness, but Eelektross has zero due to its ability, and can be aquired in Pokemon Sun ...
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How does breeding Alolan form Pokémon work?

According to Serebii, you will hatch a Alolan form of whatever Pokémon you are breeding, by default, if there is one. When you transfer Pokémon from previous games and breed them, you will get ...
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Can Pokemon that hit by Fire Fang get both effect at the same time?

Yes, the two odds are independent of each other. Fire Fang deals damage and has a 10% chance of burning the opponent. It also has an independent 10% chance of causing the target to flinch, if the ...
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Stop Camera Rotation During Wild Battle

No, there is no way to turn these camera angles off. You'll just have to wait until you get a view of the wild Pokémon again.
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Is it possible to transfer Pokemon from previous 3DS Pokemon games to Sun/Moon?

The answer is Pokémon Bank. It's the same procedure like in Generation 6, but the Update for Pokémon Bank will release first in January, so currently the answer is actually NO. A useful link can be ...
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What happens to Zygarde cells if I trade Zygarde away?

Apparently, if you trade away a Zygarde of any %, you will lose however many cells it took to construct it. See here: Creating a zygarde will reduce the current percentage in your zygarde box. ...
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Does a Pokémon's gender when breeding with Ditto affect the offsprings' gender?

Each Pokémon has its own gender ratio, which is not affected by who its parents are- or in fact anything at all. In Popplio's case, the male:female ratio is 7:1. In short, your sister simply got lucky....
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Is there a way to set up a Ghost-type with Synchronize for SOS chaining?

Yes, there is. Use the following method: Get an Adamant Smeargle, preferably a high-level one. Get a Staryu with Reflect Type, get a wild Smeargle to copy it, and copy it off of the Smeargle with ...
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Other than changing appearance, what does the Schooling ability do?

School Form has way better base stats, as listed on Serebii's Wishiwashi Pokedex page: Normal Form: HP: 45 Attack: 20 Defense: 20 Special Attack: 25 Special Defense: 25 Speed: 40 School Form: HP: ...
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When a Pokemon gets infected by Pokerus, does it inherit the Pokerus' days left to be cured?

Pokerus is contagious for 1 - 4 days, this is random, not inherited. So even if your hypno was contagious for three days, a new pokemon freshly infected might just be contagious for one.
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Does a non-Alolan Pikachu evolve into an Alolan Raichu or a normal Raichu?

Transferring an older generation Pikachu and evolving it in US/UM will result in an Alolan Raichu, not a non-Alolan variant. To obtain the non-Alolan variant, you have to evolve it whilst in Ultra ...
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Which old abilities changed their effect in Pokemon Sun Moon?

A full list of updated abilities can be found here. In addition to the two you have listed, there are three others. These abilities are: Parental Bond Updated: Every move used by the Pokémon ...
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Besides specific evolutions, which benefits are there for making my Pokemon happy?

Probably only two moves: Return and Frustration. Two unique moves in that the damage utilised is proportionally based upon how much the Pokémon likes its trainer. This is done utilising the ...
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Can we Wonder Trading pokemon between generations?

No, that is not possible. You may use Pokebank from next month to transfer between generations like in the link you posted, but XYORAS wonder trade is separate from SM's. Here's a source
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When are the statistics (IVs/Ability/Gender etc.) for a hatched Pokémon randomised?

Eggs are generated when you pick them up. As soon as you choose to receive an Egg, the game calls the Egg RNG (Random Number Generator) to determine the Pokemon's characteristics. The big difference ...
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Can you trade from Pokemon Sun to Moon, X to Y, etc

Yes - Games within the same generation can trade with one another: Pokemon X can trade with Pokemon Y Pokemon Sun can trade with Pokemon Moon Do note that Pokemon X/Y (Generation 6) cannot trade ...
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Is there a way to set up a Ghost-type with Synchronize for SOS chaining?

An easier way that would solve your problem is to just use Heal Pulse instead. The Ralts line can learn Heal Pulse and have Synchronise. There are other ways to solve this problem involving Magic ...
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How does Technician interact with variable-power moves in 7th gen?

I know you asked for 7th gen, but as of now there is no proof that Technician has changed. So yes, Technician only applies to the original Acrobatics with a base power of 55. In the same way, ...
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Will I be able to transfer Pokemon from Sun/Moon to ORAS?

No. You will be able to trade Pokemon from 6th gen to 7th gen only, and not back. Source Pokemon official site.
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How do I re-evolve my crabrawler after canceling its evolution?

Crabrawler only evolves when leveling up at at Mount Lanakila according to the Bulbapedia entry.
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Can I transfer from Pokémon Moon back to Pokémon X?

Unfortunately No. Pokemon X is a Generation 6 game, Pokemon Sun is Generation 7. One-way transfer exists for moving your Pokemon from Gen 6 to Gen 7 but the reverse is not possible. Here's a visual ...
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Are the odds of encountering a shiny different for each Pokemon?

Since randomness is only pseudo-random in video games and encounter slots (that is, which Pokemon you encounter) are generated in sequence with the PID (which determines shininess), it's technically ...
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