'Pokemon Sun and Moon' Release Date, News & Update: Beginners’ Guide; TM Locations & Exclusive Pokemon; More Gameplay Details & Leaks Revealed

By Kaye Reese , Updated Nov 17, 2016 09:02 AM EST
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The new "Pokemon Sun and Moon" is about to launch in a few hours, and fans couldn't be more excited about the upcoming Nintendo game. But with so little time to unpack information about the new Pokemon game, how are players going to prepare themselves for the biggest Pokemon challenge yet? After all, the new "Pokemon Sun and Moon" has some big changes that may surprise Pokemon fans, like Totem Pokemon in place of Gym Leaders, different exclusive Pokemon for "Pokemon Sun" and "Pokemon Moon," among others.

Still confused about the new Pokemon game? Here's everything you need to know about "Pokemon Sun and Moon": tips and tricks, brand new features, secrets, among others.

Technical Machine (TM) locations in the Alolan region

Among the most important things in "Pokemon Sun and Moon," as with any Pokemon game, is knowing where TMs--or teachable moves for Pokemon--are located. For example, Dragon Claw, Hyper Beam, Earthquake and Blizzard (TM 02, 15, 26 and14) are located in Poni Island, Psyshock (TM 03) in Ula'ula Island, Hail (TM 07) at the Battle Royal Dome Pokemon Center in Akala Island, and Hidden Power (TM 10) as a gift in the Day Care Center in Paniola Ranch, according to Lazy Gamer.

Exclusive Pokemon in 'Pokemon Sun and Moon'

One deciding factor in choosing which of the "Pokemon Sun and Moon" players should go for are the exclusive Pokemon for each game. For example, "Pokemon Sun" would have Passimian, Tortunator, Lycanroc's Midday Form, Alolan Vulpix and Ninetails, and the legendary Solgaleo. The exclusive Ultra Beast featured in the game, on the other hand, is UB-02 Absorption.

Meanwhile, "Pokemon Moon" players would have Oranguru, Drampa, Lycanroc's Midnight Form, Alolan Sandshrew and Sandslash, and the legendary Lunala. The exclusive Ultra Beast in the game is UB-02 Absorption. Excited for "Pokemon Sun and Moon"? Gamestop is currently hosting a midnight launch, so stay tuned for more details. 

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