‘Pokemon Sun And Moon’ Latest News & Update: Force Pokemon Transformation With Evolution Stones; Locations Revealed

By RG Ferrer , Updated Nov 29, 2016 10:57 AM EST

With a new Hawaiian-themed world to explore, "Pokemon Sun and Moon" gave avid fans of the Nintendo 3DS franchise the opportunity to embark on another epic virtual adventure. Latest gaming news teased of the Evolution Stones, its in-game locations, as well as the stones' ability to force a Pokemon to evolve.

"Pokemon Sun and Moon" has over 800 creatures, a combination of new characters and well-loved Pokemon monsters. With an enormous Pokedex, one way for gamers to complete their virtual inventory is to evolve certain characters into a different Pokemon. With the Evolution Stones, players can opt to jumpstart the said transformation.

There are more than 5 Evolution Stones available in "Pokemon Sun and Moon" that can evolve specific Pokemon types such as Fire Stones for Fire type creatures, the Leaf Stone for grass type Pokemon and more. Some of the stones can be purchased, while others can be found in several locations across the Alolan region, according to gaming tips posted on Game Rant.

Several Evolution Stones are available for sale in Konikoni City such as the Fire Stone, Ice Stone, Leaf Stone, Thunder Stone and Water Stone. Apart from the said "Pokemon Sun and Moon" location, players can also find the Fire and Thunder Stones at Akala Island's Diglett's Tunnel and Dream Park, respectively.

The Ice Stone can be found at Po Town as loot, while the Leaf Stone can be acquired through Poke Pelago. Meanwhile, the Oval Stone is located at Paniola Ranch on Akala Island. Moreover, the Malie Community Center's Flea Market sells Dusk Stones although it can also be found near the Poni Wilds beach area.

In other news, "Pokemon Sun and Moon" posted impressive sale numbers during its launch week in the U.K. The new Nintendo 3DS gaming title registered double launch sale numbers as compared to earlier installments to the "Pokemon" franchise namely "Alpha Sapphire" and "Omega Ruby," according to Eurogamer. The new game even broke previous sale records reached by other Wii and 3DS gaming titles.

"Pokemon Sun and Moon" was released on Nov. 18 for the Nintendo 3DS. Watch the game's preview clip below:

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