Selene (game)

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ミヅキ Mizuki
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Protagonist female.png
Official artwork from Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Age 11
Gender Female
Eye color Gray*, Blue*, Brown*
Hair color Black*, Blonde*, 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) Moon

Selene (Japanese: ミヅキ Mizuki) is the female player character in Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon. Her male counterpart is Elio.

In the games

Selene is a girl who recently moved from the Kanto region to Melemele Island in the Alola region. Early in her adventure, Selene 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, Selene begins her island challenge in earnest.


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Official artwork from
Sun and Moon
Poké Ride Poké Finder Pokémon Refresh
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Hau'oli City Selene and Rowlet concept artwork
for Kotobukiya ArtFx J figurines
Promotional artwork for
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Alola Photo Club


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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

Selene's Pokemon Adventures counterpart, Moon

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Moon (Adventures)

Selene's counterpart in Pokémon Adventures is Moon, who is a pharmacist.

In the Pokémon Horizon manga

In Pokémon Horizon, Selene has a counterpart named Mana.


  • Pre-release media for Pokémon Sun and Moon referred to Selene as "Moon" (Japanese: ムーン Moon, Korean: Moon). The name "Selene" (Japanese: ミヅキ Mizuki, Korean: 미월 Miwol, Chinese: 美月 Měiyuè / Méihyuht) was also used in a pre-release video and later on official merchandise.
  • Pre-release media for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon referred to Selene as "Ailey" (Japanese: コウミ Koumi, Korean: 울트라문 Ultra Moon).
  • Unused internal data refers to Selene as (Japanese: ラナ Lana), Hawaiian for afloat.
  • One of Pokémon Trainer's palette swaps in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has a color scheme based on Selene's design in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, specifically one of the darker-skinned appearances.
    • Additionally, Selene's Casual Cap from Pokémon Sun and Moon is worn by Pikachu in one of the two alternate female costumes.


Language Name Origin
Japanese ミヅキ Mizuki From 美月 mizuki, beautiful moon
English, French, German
Italian, Spanish
Selene From Selene, Greek goddess of the moon
Korean 미월 Miwol From the Japanese name 美月 Mizuki
Chinese (Mandarin) 美月 Měiyuè From the Japanese name 美月 Mizuki
Chinese (Cantonese) 美月 Méihyuht

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