New Pokemon Sun/Moon Trailer Turns Exeggutor Into a Giraffe-Necked Monster

It already looked like a palm or coconut tree, so why not.

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Now Playing: Pokemon Sun/Moon - Alola Forms Trailer

Pokemon Sun / Moon

As promised, a new wave of Pokemon Sun and Moon announcements have been made today by way of a trailer revealing new versions of existing Pokemon, brand-new Pokemon, and more.

Among Sun/Moon's new features are Alola Forms, which provide a new look and type for existing Pokemon. (Alola is the game's new region.) Most striking of these is Exeggutor's--the formerly plump coconut tree-looking creature has grown a giraffe-sized neck, and judging by some of its faces, it's psyched about that.

Exeggutor is prepared to demolish adorable creatures for your monetary gain
Exeggutor is prepared to demolish adorable creatures for your monetary gain

It's also now a Grass/Dragon-type, as opposed to a Grass/Psychic-type as in the past. Other Alola Forms shown off include Vulpix (Ice), Ninetales (Ice/Fairy), Sandshrew (Ice/Steel), and Sandslash (Ice/Steel)

The video goes on to provide a look at some other new Pokemon, such as Minior, a floating rock that can shed its outer shell, and Gumshoos, which sports a Donald Trump-esque hairdo. The many styles of Oricorio are also shown, including one that makes it look like a cheerleader (appropriately called the Pom-Pom style). Each of Alola's different islands has a different style that calls it home.

Later in the video we see Mudbray, a Ground type, and two new Grass types: Fomantis and its evolved form, Lurantis. The latter brings with it a new move, Solar Blade.

Other new features on display are the ability to ride Pokemon and something called Z-Moves, which are described as a new way to attack. Each type has its own spectacular-looking Z-Move, which can only be used once per battle.

Pokemon Sun and Moon are set for release on November 18 on 3DS.

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