Generation VII

Generation VII is the second Generation in the Pokémon Franchise to be released on the Nintendo 3DS. The announcement revealed two new games, titled Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, which feature significantly improved 3D graphics and five new Pokémon: three Starter Pokémon and two Legendary Pokémon. A sixth Pokémon was revealed prior to that: Magearna, revealed with the release of the previous film Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel.


Generation VII Launch


The first two games were released worldwide for the most part on November 18, 2016. However, Europe had to wait an extra five days as the games didn't get released in that region until November 23rd, 2016.

Changes from Generation VI

  • En lieu of Pokémon Gyms, Sun and Moon now utilize a "trials" system to advance through the game's four islands. After completing the trials of each island a "Grand Trial" awaits against the Island's Kahuna. Defeat the Kahuna to proceed to the next island.
  • Hidden Machines do not exist in Sun and Moon. Instead, Ride Pokémon are in place, which have all sorts of effects, from finding items to flying to any previously visited destination and destroying boulders that are in your path, plus more!
  • A new method of chaining Pokémon, called SOS Chaining is in the games. An SOS Battle takes place when a Wild Pokémon calls for help, which can cause a second Wild Pokémon to appear next to the first Pokémon.

Trading Card Game

To Be Announced


The next Pokémon series, Sun & Moon, debuted in Japan on November 17, 2016, a day prior to the game's release in Japan, North American and Australia. A sneak peak of the Anime's 20th Season airs in the United States on December 5, 2016, and on the Anime's new home, Disney XD.

The Anime is also using a much different art style than used in the first 19 seasons.


No films have yet to be announced, but will be updated as they are revealed.



First Round:


No spin offs have been announced as of yet but will be added to this listing once announced.

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