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This article is about the character. For the game, see Pokémon Sun and Moon.
サン Sun
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Protagonist male.png
Official artwork from Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Age 11
Gender Male
Eye color Black*, Blue*, Brown*
Hair color Black*, Blond*, Brown*
Hometown Route 1 (Hau'oli Outskirts)
Region Alola (previously Kanto)
Relatives Mom, unnamed father
Trainer class Pokémon Trainer, player character, Champion
Generation VII
Games Sun and Moon, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Manga counterpart(s) Sun

Sun (Japanese: サン Sun) is the male player character in Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon. His female counterpart is Moon.

In the games

Sun is a boy who recently moved from the Kanto region to Melemele Island in the Alola region. Early in his adventure, Sun meets the guardian deity of Melemele Island, Tapu Koko, and quickly befriends Lillie, her Cosmog, Nebby, and Hau. After receiving a starter Pokémon and Z-Ring from Melemele's Island Kahuna, Hala, Sun begins his island challenge in earnest.


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Official artwork from
Sun and Moon
Sun and his Rotom Pokédex Sun and his Pikachu using a Z-Move Poké Ride Pokémon Refresh
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Promotional artwork for
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Ultra Megalopolis Mantine Surf in
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Promotional artwork for
Episode RR
Promotional artwork for the
Battle Agency


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Choosing the player's appearance
at the beginning of Sun and Moon
Choosing the player's appearance
at the beginning of Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon


In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Sun (Adventures)

Sun's counterpart in Pokémon Adventures is Sun, who is a courier.


  • Pre-release media for Pokémon Sun and Moon, including the Special Demo Version, referred to Sun as "Sun" (Japanese: サン Sun, Korean: Sun). The name "Elio" (Japanese: ヨウ , Korean: 영태 Yeongtae) was also used in a pre-release video.
  • Pre-release media for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon referred to Sun as "Ray" (Japanese: コウタ Kouta, Korean: 울트라썬 Ultra Sun).
  • Unused internal data refers to Sun as (Japanese: カイ Kai), Hawaiian for ocean.
  • Sun is 4'11" (150 cm) tall.


Language Name Origin
Japanese サン Sun From Pokémon Sun
English Sun From Pokémon Sun
French Soleil From Pokémon Soleil
Sonne From Pokémon Sonne
Italian Sole From Pokémon Sole
Spanish Sol From Pokémon Sol
Korean Sun From Pokémon Sun
Chinese Sun From Pokémon Sun

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Side series: WesMichael
Spin-off games: MarkMintTodd SnapLucy Fleetfoot
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