Leaked images for Pokemon Sun and Moon reveal new Pokemon

Sun and moon

Two new Pokemon have been revealed for the upcoming game, Pokemon Sun and Moon, according to leaked images from the latest edition of Corocoro magazine, which can be seen on Serebii.net.

Ever since the announcement of Pokemon Sun and Moon, Nintendo have been tight-lipped about what new features the latest title will be bringing to the franchise. So the reveal is excitement-worthy, as we finally get to see more of the new creatures.

Nekkoala (left), Iwanko (right)

The first new monster to be revealed is Nekkoala, the Half Awake Pokemon, which is Normal-type and uses an ability called Definite Sleep, which prevents the creature from being affected with a status effect other than Sleep. Players may likely encounter this creature toward the beginning.

The second reveal is for Iwanko, the puppy Pokemon, who is Rock-type. The dog can have the ability Keen Eye or Vital Spirit.


We don’t know whether some of the fan favourite monsters will make their return in the latest entry, or whether The Pokemon Company has created new ideas, enough to go without relying on past Pokemon. However, seeing a mixture of the two like in Pokemon X and Y would be great incentive to bring back older fans to rejoin the franchise.

Pokemon Sun and Moon will be exclusively available on the Nintendo 3DS on November 18, 2016. What do you think of the new additions to the Pokemon family? Let us know in the comments below.