Sun (game)

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This article is about the character. For the game, see Pokémon Sun and Moon.
Sun
サン Sun
Sun Moon Protagonist male.png
Official artwork from Pokémon Sun and 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
Manga counterpart(s) Sun

Sun (Japanese: サン Sun) is the male player character in Pokémon Sun and 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.

Artwork

Sun Moon Rotom Pokédex artwork.png Sun Moon Z-Move artwork.png Sun Moon Poké Ride artwork.png Pokémon Refresh artwork.png
Sun and his Rotom Pokédex Sun and his Pikachu using a Z-Move Poké Ride Pokémon Refresh


Sprites

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


Counterparts

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Sun (Adventures)

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

Trivia

  • Pre-release media, including the Special Demo Version of Sun and Moon, 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.
  • Unused internal data refers to Sun as (Japanese: カイ Kai), Hawaiian for ocean.

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese サン Sun From Pokémon Sun
English, French, German
Italian, Spanish
Sun From Pokémon Sun
Korean Sun From Pokémon Sun
Chinese Sun From Pokémon Sun


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