Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon reviews round up – get all the scores here

By Stephany Nunneley
14 November 2017 15:44 GMT

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon reviews have started to land, and we have rounded them up.

There aren’t too terribly many as of press time, but we’re scouring the internet now and will add more as they come in.

The Ultra version of Pokemon Sun and Moon, were announced during a Nintendo Direct presentation back in June, with news of the game featuring new adventures, story additions and new Pokemon not available in Pokemon Sun and Moon.

The titles are the last core Pokemon entries to be released for Nintendo 3DS, partly because the system was pushed to its limits with the updated version.  A Pokemon RPG for Switch is currently in the works, and will arrive sometime after fall 2018. We don’t expect it until 2019, to be honest. But I’m 0/100, as you know, with predictions.

Two new Pokemon forms are included in the Ultra versions. Legendary Solgaleo, a Psychic/Steel creature acquired in Pokemon Sun and Legendary Lunala, a Psychic/Ghost type in Pokemon Moon.


Story wise, players will find it is twice that of Sun and Moon, as Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon centers around the Legendary Pokemon and  Necrozma, which can take over Legendary Pokemon Solgaleo or Lunala. These forms of Necrozma are called Dusk Mane Necrozma and Dawn Wings Necrozma.

Solgaleo and Lunala will receive the exclusive Z-Moves Searing Sunraze Smash and Menacing Moonraze Maelstrom, respectively, and these Pokemon can be used to travel through Ultra Wormholes.

Players can visit many different worlds via these Ultra Wormholes including Ultra Megalopolis, where the Pokemon Necrozma has stolen the light.

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon also introduces new Ultra Beasts, Photo Club, Mantine Suff, Island challenges, a new Z-Move for Mimikyu, and battle Team Rainbow Rocket led by Giovanni.

More than 400 Pokemon will be discoverable along with Legendary Pokemon Mewtwo, Ho-Oh and Lugia and the new Legendary Pokemon: Zeraora. The game also includes new Totem Pokemon, a Pikachu that knows Surf and more.

And there you have a condensed re-cap of everything we know so far about Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon, which releases later this week on November 17. If you are interested in the Pokemon Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon Fan Edition, there are very few places in the UK to grab it, but SimplyGames still has copies and at a discount.

Below you will find review scores for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon.

As usual, all scores below are based out of ten unless noted.


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