Events only for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. (+ Symbol)
In celebration of the upcoming Spring Festival, various stores in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia will be distributing serial codes for a Shiny Magikarp from January 28 to February 3. The Level 19 Shiny Magikarp is nicknamed Lunar and holds a Rare Candy. It knows the moves Splash and Bounce.
This Shiny Tapu Koko was distributed to players who inserted a serial code that was given away at participating stores in Hong Kong and Taiwan from April 28 to May 31, 2017. The serial codes could be used to obtain Tapu Koko from April 28 to June 30, 2017 on a Japanese, PAL, or Taiwanese region system.
This Midnight Form Lycanroc was distributed to players who inserted a serial code that was given away at various locations in select countries. The serial codes could be used to obtain Lycanroc from May 5 to August 4, 2017. It was distributed to celebrate the release of the Guardians Rising TCG expansion.
Ash's Greninja is featured in the Special Demo Version of Pokémon Sun and Moon. In it, Sun, the player character, is given a Greninja with Ash as his Original Trainer to take care of, met by Ash on October 17, 2013 at level 5 in the Kalos region. Completing the demo allows the player to transfer the Greninja to the full game.
This Alolan Vulpix was distributed via local wireless at the Pokémon Center Sapporo in Japan from December 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. It was distributed to celebrate the reopening of the Pokémon Center Sapporo. It was distributed later at all Pokémon Center stores and Pokémon Stores in Japan from February 1 to March 12, 2017.
A collection of Pikachu wearing hats made famous by Ash Ketchum, the star of the Pokémon anime, will be made available to anyone who buys tickets to the series’ upcoming film ahead of its premiere. The latest issue of Japanese gaming magazine CoroCoro revealed the whole set of six, scans of which are found on fan site Serebii.net.