Best Announced Generation 7 Pokemon Before the Release of Sun and Moon

This list is about generation 7 Pokemon that are revealed to us before the release of Pokemon Sun and Moon. That being said, who are your favorite Pokemon revealed for Pokemon Sun and Moon? What makes you love these pokemon? What do you want to see from them?

NOTE: Stick to Generation 7 Pokemon that were revealed BEFORE November 18th, 2016. This list is about first impressions and what we like about these Pokemon before actually being able to use them.

The Top Ten

1 Tapu Koko Tapu Koko

Tapu Koko saves you from falling off a bridge! A real hero in MY book.

Tapu koko is the best

Is there a question

When pikachu uses its Z move on it, tapu koko can even block it with its two head shields. that seems to be the fastest and the most defensive Pokemon in all regions. AMAZING!

2 Salandit Salandit

Before release: Awesome fire salamander. After release: It's furry bait evolution ruined it for me.

This would be perfect for one of Team Skull's grunts to have when I run into them. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Man, I love every single one of these new Pokemon's designs!

It's 4x weakness to Ground is a small price to pay to have this amazing design on your team.

3 Mimikyu Mimikyu Mimikyu is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. It is a Ghost and Fairy type whose ability, disguise, allows it to take one hit without taking damage

The more I see this Pokemon and hear about it, the more I think it's a great idea and super adorable!

This pokemon can defend a pikachu's iron tail with its awesome ability

The hardest Totem Pokemon by far. EVER. - HeavyDonkeyKong

I never got the appeal behind this guy

4 Lunala Lunala Lunala, known in Japan as the same name, is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Its signature move was amazing
And its shiny...uh AMAZING

Even though I'm just getting Pokemon Sun, the design for Lunala just looks so majestic and elegant. If Rin Tohsaka from Fate/Stay Night was a Pokemon Trainer, Lunala would be a great Pokemon for her team. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

5 Rowlet Rowlet Rowlet, known in Japan as Mokuroh, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

I agree that it's time a female companion chooses a grass type starter in the anime! Rowlet would be perfect!

So cute. For once, the grass type starter is the cutest of the trio, in my opinion.

6 Primarina Primarina
7 Solgaleo Solgaleo Solgaleo is a dual Psychic/Steel Legendary Pokèmon introduced in Generation VII. It evolves from Cosmoem when leveled up in Pokemon Sun starting at level 53.It is one of Cosmog's final forms,the other being Lunala. Solgaleo takes a special form called the Radiant Sun phase when it uses Sunsteel strikes. more.

It's killed by fire

Such an awesome looking Pokemon!

I have found Arturia Pendragon's ideal Pokemon! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

It's a majestic lion its cool and lit #lunala stinks

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8 Lycanroc Lycanroc

It's about time we got a wolf Pokemon... But TWO?!?!?!?

I fell in love with lycanroc!

If you like this form there's a new form called dusk form it's a combination of both lycanrocs forms coming out in ultra Sun and moon.

It's middnight form looks badass!

9 Minior Minior
10 Tapu Lele Tapu Lele

The strongest of all the tapu's and insanely strong.

Kind of looks like what Madoka Kaname would have for a Pokemon. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

The Contenders

11 Wishiwashi Wishiwashi

Aw. He's so cute.

To me, Wishiwashi was the hardest Totem Pokemon for me to fight so far. Its School Form was one hell of a defensive tank! In addition, Ruee sure was right about its massive stats! Combine that with Aqua Ring and its SOS partner Alomomola using Heal Pulse on it and you're in for one long endurance battle! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

My pokemon right here!

12 Litten Litten Litten, known in Japan as Nyabby, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

My favorite gen 7 starter - Pony

Those markings are why.


13 Tapu Bulu Tapu Bulu
14 Jangmo-o Jangmo-o

Jangmo-o is just so cute!

Though I do not like Jangm-o, Kommo-o is his last form and is super powerful.

15 Popplio Popplio Popplio, known in Japan as Ashimari, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Who ever said second cutest is gonna get a price of my mind because listen is uggg I don't want to star bupoplio is WAY BETTER THAN CRAPPY LITTEN

Second cutest starter!

Why does everyone hate this one? It's adorable and I'm sure it'll evolve into something awesome!

You literally just dissed me for having a Popplio profile picture. Hypocrite. - InklingSethO

Honestly I think is very mean and stupid hate a Pokemon by their desgin,You have your opinion but you don't need to act like that "THIS SUCKS,IS SO UGLY KILL IT SLOWY AND PAINFULLY! "When you can only say:"I honestly really don't like it." - cassiabez

16 Vikavolt Vikavolt
17 Tapu Fini Tapu Fini
18 Alola Ninetales Alola Ninetales

Alola Ninetales is my favorite alola pokemon - TwilightKitsune

Alola ninetails is so purty - SeeU

So pretty-Vestalis

19 Decidueye Decidueye Decidueye, known in Japan as Junaiper, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

I want a plush of this Pokemon. And question. How do you pronunce his name?

20 Rockruff Rockruff

One of the most adorable pokemon ver - HeavyDonkeyKong

This Pokémon looks so cute. - Pony

21 Drampa Drampa

Falkor the luck dragon? *shudders*

22 Alola Marowak Alola Marowak
23 Mudsdale Mudsdale


I see this thing being the Aegislash of gen 7.

24 Cutiefly Cutiefly

Well, this is a cute name!

The cuteness... - TwilightKitsune

I just realized 'Cutiefly' totally sounds like a name of a pony from My Little Pony, lol!

Cutiefly should be like Wurmple, It can evolve into a majestic masquline looking moth or a more feminine one - SeeU

25 Oricorio Oricorio

Oricorio looks like a peacock wearing a kimono. Still the best gen 7 pokemon though - TwilightKitsune

Shame it doesn't learn good moves

Wow! That looks and sounds awesome! 4 different forms? And different typings? Can't wait to see them in action!

26 Alola Sandslash Alola Sandslash

You're beautiful, Sandslash. - TwilightKitsune

This thing looks like it's claws were transplanted from the Wolverine.

27 Silvally Silvally

Fake Arceus is gonna be OVERPOWERED in Sun and Moon.

28 Magearna Magearna
29 Alola Exeggutor Alola Exeggutor

The memes of this Pokemon are so hilarious and I hope they don't stop any time soon.

Such giraffeness - SeeU

More like alolan mememaster - WingedOracle

It's got a pretty long neck... then again, it's supposed to be based off the palm tree. However, I think one pink starfish says otherwise...

"It's a giraffe! " - Patrick Star - ModernSpongeBobSucks

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30 Palossand Palossand

The new ghost.

31 Turtonator Turtonator
32 Incineroar Incineroar Incineroar, known in Japan as Gaogaen, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Once a Team Litten member, always a Team Litten member! Besides, I always use Fire type starters for my games. And to be honest, I actually like Incineroar for what it is. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

I can't help feel that Incineroar is an underrated Pokémon among many. Because so many people choosed Rowlet over Litten and glossed over Decidueye. It isn't even that good of a Pokémon. Incineroar is actually has better stats than Decidueye (except speed lol). But despite it's rather low popularity, Incineroar is my favorite fully evolved Alola starter and my second favorite Pokémon of all time (behind only Greninja).

Also it's a tiger. And it's a wrestler. Tiger millionaire anybody? Does it ring a Torracat's fire bell?

33 Bruxish Bruxish
34 Kommo-o Kommo-o
35 Steenee Steenee

This is a dumb list

36 Yungoos Yungoos

A lot of people say Yungoos looks like Donald Trump. I gotta admit, I don't like Donald Trump, but Yungoos looks so adorable! I wonder what its evolutionary stages are going to be... - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Yeah, when I first thought about Yungoos looking like Donald Trump, my first thought was trying to make sure every Yungoos I meet except the first one I catch faint as if I were actually beating up Donald Trump with my Pokemon team and that I would never select the run option if I encounter them. However, now I want to try to judge Yungoos for what it is, not for what it looks like. I hate Donald Trump, but I just can't hate Yungoos just for the sole fact that it looks like someone I hate. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

37 Togedemaru Togedemaru Togedemaru is a spherical, rodent-like Pokémon. Most of its front is white, while its back is primarily gray. It has black eyes, a short pointed snout with a black nose, and a circular, yellow marking on each cheek. Scattered across its back are yellow and brown triangular markings, which this Pokémon more.
38 Bewear Bewear

Newest can break almost anything it's pokedex entry is the arm thrust pokemon

Bewear is so kawaii ;3 but very dangerous - SeeU

39 Vulpix Vulpix Vulpix, known in Japan as Rokon, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Got myself one of these bad boys recently. Anyone want me to breed it so I can trade many Vulpix with anyone who wants it? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Aw, it's very pretty. Prettier than regular Vulpix, in my opinion.


40 Alola Raichu Alola Raichu

Finally Raichu gets the love it deserves!

Just looked at shiny an really think dedenne should evolve into this

41 Pyukumuku Pyukumuku

I can't wait to obtain 20,000 Poke Dollars by chucking these things back in the ocean

42 Alola Vulpix
43 Brionne Brionne

Love the name!

This is my least favorite Pokemon, ever. The POP STAR Pokémon? Ugh, Torracat is wayyy better. - Brobusky

44 Cosmog Cosmog Cosmog is a Psychic-type Legendary Pokémon introduced in Generation VII. The most iconic appearance of Cosmog in the Pokémon franchise is the one owned by Lillie from Pokémon Sun and Moon, nicknamed Nebby.

Ah, just look at the little dickens! Little cute fluff of cosmic dust! It looks like something that came out of Puella Magi Madoka Magica. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

45 Alolan Persian Alolan Persian

What a massive disappointment this turned out to be.

Alolan peraian looks like its face got smashed with a frying pan

46 Hakamo-o Hakamo-o
47 Tsareena Tsareena
48 Komala Komala

It's cute and all, but it's kind of disappointing it doesn't have an evolutionary stage or two. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

49 Pikipek Pikipek
50 Grubbin Grubbin
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Top Remixes

1. Solgaleo
2. Lunala
3. Mimikyu
1. Tapu Koko
2. Alola Marowak
3. Alola Ninetales
1. Salandit
2. Lycanroc
3. Tapu Koko


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