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Crabrawler and that sand castle Pokemon are new Alola region creatures for Pokemon Sun and Moon

The Turtonator wasn't the only new Pokemon announced this week.

During the opening ceremony of The Pokemon Championships today in San Francisco, three other creatures for Pokemon Sun and Moon were officially unveiled.

The unevolved form of Bewear, Sandygast and its evolved form Palossand were first revealed in an issue of CoroCoro magazine earlier this month.

These Alola region Pokemon are on display in the video you see above and we have bios on each below.


Crabrawler - Fighting

Crabrawler is a Boxing Pokemon that really hates to lose. It can be found clinging to buildings with its powerful pincers that also pack a powerful punch, or gathering around trees in search of Berries, its favorite food.


Stufful - Normal/Fighting

Stufful may have a small body, but this Pokemon has extraordinary strength. Despite its cute, fluffy appearance, Stufful dislikes being touched and will flail its arms in protest. Stufful evolves into Bewear.


Sandygast - Ghost/Ground

Sandygast emerges when the grudges of fallen Pokemon soak into the sand after battle, and its tunnel-like mouth can suck the vitality from people and Pokemon. Sandygast also features a new Water Compaction Ability, never before seen in other Pokemon, where its Defense stat goes up by two if it’s hit with a Water-type move. Sandygast evolves into Palossand.


Palossand - Ghost/Ground

Palossand disguises itself as a sandcastle, with its shovel on top serving, it is believed, as a radar to search out prey. Unsuspecting small Pokemon are dragged into Palossand’s body through its sandy vortex so it can steal their life force.

Pokemon Sun and Moon will be released on Nintendo 3DS November 18 in North America and November 23 in the UK.

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