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Pokémon Sun and Moon are leaking all over the place

Early copies are out there, and so are tons of new details

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Pokémon Sun and Moon won’t hit stores until Nov. 18, yet some players have already come across what they say are legitimate early copies of the Nintendo 3DS games. You know what that means: There are tons and tons and tons of pictures, stats and story details out in the wild, whether or not fans are ready for them.

(In case you’re one of those spoiler-sensitive types, here’s your big spoiler warning not to scroll any further.)

YouTuber Kaphotics, who helped reveal the entire Pokédex that dataminers found buried within the Sun and Moon demo last month, has returned with a series of videos that cover the stats and types of just about every new Pokémon. While we’ve seen all of these guys before, here’s yet another spoiler warning for you.

Can’t decide which starter to choose? Here’s all of their stats and moves.

These are some of the Pokémon you’ll encounter along the way.

There are also several legendaries which Kaphotics checks out under the microscope — nearly three minutes’ worth of rare Pokémon, in fact.

We still can’t say with confidence whether the Ultra Beasts are Pokémon or not, but they do have stats and movesets.

Magearna is extra special, a rare Pokémon akin to the Mew, Celebi, Arceus and other mythical finds of yore. In case you manage to get your hands on it — or Marshadow, another cute legendary — here are the stats.

Kaphotics’ latest video goes into the different Alola region variants of old-school Pokémon. Get ready for some really, really weird typings. There’s also info on Zygarde thrown into the mix, because why not?

As for story spoilers, those can be found in abundance on Reddit. We’ll let you check those out at your own discretion — but be warned, theories about the aforementioned Ultra Beasts, as well as the legendary Pokémon cover stars, are up for discussion.

Somehow, players have even made it to the later parts of the game, it seems, as some are talking about the nature of the Elite Four in the seemingly Pokémon League-less Alola region.

Perhaps we shouldn’t be so surprised that so much of the game is making its way out there this far in advance. Pokémon Sun and Moon have been less than leakproof since their February unveiling, although The Pokémon Company and Nintendo have done their parts to get in front of dataminers with copious trailers and character details. Despite those efforts, players managed to dig up news by themselves on 4chan, the Nintendo eShop and other places, leaving little up to surprise.

There’s nothing like playing the games for yourself, though, so we’ll continue to anticipate Sun and Moon’s launch late next week.

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