Dataminers on Reddit, Twitter and 4chan have gotten their hands on copies of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, which are out on Nintendo 3DS next week. After digging through the games’ files, they’ve uncovered several new Pokémon names — and a never-before-seen Pokémon.
(Spoiler warning for anyone who wants to go into the games fresh.)
Among those found in the datamine are the new Ultra Beasts, including UB Adhesive, UB Assembly and UB Burst. The Pokémon Company revealed these earlier this fall, albeit without their “official” names. (Note: Ultra Beasts don’t exactly count as Pokémon, but they can be caught and used for trainers’ teams, so they’ll count among the new finds here.)
The adorable UB Adhesive’s in-game name is Poipole; it can evolve into Nagandel, which is unique for an Ultra Beast. It will also only be obtainable through the Mystery Gift function, according to the leak.
Meanwhile, UB Assembly is Stakataka, which is arguably the best new name for a monster, and UB Burst is Blacephalon.
Never-before-seen is Zeraora, a new Pokémon that users assert will be next year’s mythical giveaway. That means you can expect to find it exclusively through the Mystery Gift function or at a retailer like GameStop, just like previous mythical Pokémon. Zeraora is an electric-type with a focus on speed, based on what the leakers have read in the Pokédex.
Also of note is that Necrozma, a legendary who’s set to play a big part in the new games, has another form in the game. It has the ability to transform into Ultra Necrozma, which is expected to be one of the strongest Pokémon in the entire series. That ... sounds equally scary and cool.
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon launch Nov. 17. Now that they’re in the hands of dataminers, it probably won’t be long until even more “spoilers” are out there — so be careful, Pokémon fans.