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Bust out those Link Cables (for the nostalgia factor, of course): Multiple version-exclusive Pokémon have been revealed for the upcoming 3DS games Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, according to a tweet from

The tweet claims the source of the information to be a Japanese flyer, which shows several different Pokémon separated into two sections — one for each version.



Those suggested to be exclusive to Pokémon Ultra Sun are:

  • Dusk Mane Necrozma
  • Houndoom
  • Passimian
  • Tirtouga
  • Cranidos
  • Rufflet
  • Turtonator
  • Alolan Vulpix
  • Cottonee
  • UB Burst
  • Buzzwole
  • Kartana

Meanwhile, Pokémon exclusive to Ultra Moon appear to be:

  • Dawn Wings Necrozma
  • Drampa
  • Alolan Sandshrew
  • Oranguru
  • Petilil
  • Archen
  • Shieldon
  • Vullaby
  • Manectric
  • Pheromosa
  • Celesteela
  • UB Assembly

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are scheduled to release worldwide on November 17th.

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Written by Daniel Dell-Cornejo

Daniel is an editor at Nintendo Wire. Always with his head in the clouds, he is never apart from his creative thoughts – a blessing for an aspiring fiction writer. As a journalist and lifelong gamer, he aims to provide readers with the very best in Nintendo coverage.