‘Pokemon Sun And Moon’ Release Date, News & Update: Demo Reveals Unique Rewards, Special Challenges

By RG Ferrer , Updated Oct 25, 2016 07:15 AM EDT

Interesting details about the upcoming "Pokemon Sun and Moon" Nintendo 3DS game have been unveiled that teased of other in-game activities that gamers may enjoy. The gaming title's demo feature revealed the game's various side challenges and reward items.

Previous reports have revealed the many Pokemon creatures and features that game developers added to "Pokemon Sun and Moon." Some dataminers have even uncovered what appears to be the game's full Pokedex on YouTube, as well as the capabilities of several Pokemon types. Latest news have unveiled some interesting side quests and a calendar of activities that may reap rewards for avid players.

After having completed the game's demo mode, YouTuber FeintAttacks compiled the different activities and reward items that gamers may find in "Pokemon Sun and Moon," Polygon reported. One of these in-game bonuses include the 10 pretty wings item reward that is given to players if they visited the Pokemon Center a day after starting the demo.

Conversing with the owner of the Pikachu owner in city hall will also reward players with a balm mushroom. However, the said reward will only be given 12 days after a gamer started the demo. Meanwhile, the somber-looking woman hanging around the ferry terminal will gift players with a comet shard if they check in 24 days after the demo's start period.

Apart from reward items, the "Pokemon Sun and Moon" demo gameplay also introduced several new and interesting characters such as a "mysterious old man" and game characters Hau and Lillie. However, it is unclear if the said calendar of activities will be available in the game's live version.

In other news, game director Shigeru Ohmori recently shared his thoughts on how the upcoming Nintendo 3DS game will be able to attract old and new players to try the game. In an interview with Time, Ohmori highlighted the game's easy pick-up and play mode geared towards new Pokemon gamers.

Meanwhile, game enhancements such as the Z moves, an improved battle system and other changes will help to entice veteran gamers to play "Pokemon Sun and Moon." Rather than incorporating difficulty or complex challenges, game developers have added fresh new features to keep gamers entertained, according to Ohmori.

"Pokemon Sun and Moon" is slated for release on Nov. 18 for the Nintendo 3DS. Learn more about the game's demo play in the clip below:

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