Role-playing games developed by Game Freak. Pokemon Sun and Moon are the first games released for the 7th generation of Pokémon. Players take on the role of trainers: travelling through the Alola region they catch and train Pokémon to compete with other trainers and thwart the schemes of the nefarious organization Team Skull. Use the [pokemon-seventh-gen] tag for questions not specific to Pokemon Sun and Moon specifically
The third series of Pokemon games for the 3DS and the first Pokémon versions of the seventh generation.
Pokemon S/M takes place in the Alola region of the franchise's fictional universe. This region is based on the real-world islands of Hawaii. The games introduce the new 'Z-move' mechanic as well as many new Pokemon.
The player chooses either a Rowlett, Litten, or Poppolio as their starter Pokémon.
- Release date: November 2016
- Developer: Game Freak
- Publisher: Nintendo, The Pokémon Company
- Platform: 3ds
For questions relating to the overall series of Pokémon games, use the Pokemon Series tag. Use the generation tag for game mechanics questions not specific to Pokémon S/M