Author Archives: MachopFan

Hailing from the outer suburbs of Melbourne, MachopFan became a Pokémon fan in 1999. He joined the competitive scene during the 2007 DS COnnection Tour, a week after Pokémon Diamond and Pearl were released in Australia. After learning that Australia was not in the Video Game World Championship, he played a major role in the campaign to include Australia. MachopFan competed in Australia's first National Championship, placing in the Top 8. MachopFan is also Chief Editor at PokéAus.

Alola Friendly Battle Competition Announced

  A new battle competition has been announced for Pokémon Sun and Moon on the last weekend of January, called the Alola Friendly! Rules for the Alola Friendly can be downloaded from the Festival Plaza. Tap Battle, and then tap Download Rules. You will be able to practice the Alola Friendly rules in the lead-up to the event! Registration: January ...

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New Pokémon Sun and Moon Themes Available

  Two new themes for your New 3DS’ home screen have just become available in Australia, and both even have accompanying video previews demonstrating them! (NOTE: the videos are in Japanese) The first is called Pokémon: Adventure Partner, and features the three starter Pokémon of Alola. Its background music comes from your home in Sun and Moon. The second is ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Trailer – Starter Z-moves, Alolan Dugtrio and 2 Ultra Beasts Revealed

  It’s only 2 days until Pokémon Sun and Moon are officially released, and info is still being pumped out! However, it is so close to launch day that this is expected to be the last reveal trailer for the game. This trailer reveals the exclusive Z-moves of the Alolan starters, two new Alolan formes and two Ultra Beasts! Z-Moves   All ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Trailer – Starter Pokémon Final Evolutions, Tapu Pokémon, and old Rivals Revealed

  Yet another reveal video has just been posted on the official Pokémon YouTube channel, and boy does it have some awesome reveals! New Pokémon Starter Pokémon Final Evolutions Decidueye Decidueye is the final form of Rowlet. Unlike its pre-evolved forms, Decidueye is not a Grass/Flying-type, but a Grass/Ghost-type! It can move about completely unnoticed by its prey. It often ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Demo – Key Features

For the first time, trainers are now able to explore part of the Alola region, with the release of the demo of Pokémon Sun and Moon earlier today! We have summarised the main points of the demo below, though there is much more in the demo then what we’ve included below.   Your character, Sun, has just moved to Alola from the ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Demo

  From October 18th the demo version of Pokémon Sun and Moon will be available on the Nintendo eShop! This will be your first opportunity to meet and interact with Pokémon from the Alola region! In this demo, you will go on an adventure with a Greninja received from a ‘certain someone’. This Greninja will have the rare ability Battle ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Trailer – New Pokémon, Evolutions and Alolan Grimer Revealed

  A new video has appeared on the official Pokémon YouTube channel showcasing quite a few new evolutions of previously-revealed Pokémon! New Pokémon Sivally Sivally is the evolved form of Type: Null. Type: Null evolves by deliberately smashing the heavy helmet that holds back its speed and power, but will only do so once it’s found a trainer it can ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Trailer – Starter Pokémon Evolutions and more revealed!

  The floodgates have opened once again for new information regarding Pokémon Sun and Moon: new Pokémon, new Video Game Championship rules and much more have been announced in the latest update to the Sun and Moon website! New Pokémon Dartrix Dartrix, the evolved form of Rowlet,  are known to be snobbish, and care a lot about their looks, often grooming ...

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