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Elio (Japanese: ヨウ Yō) is the male player character in Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon. His female counterpart is Selene.
In the games
Elio is a boy who recently moved from the Kanto region to Melemele Island in the Alola region. Early in his adventure, Elio 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, Elio begins his island challenge in earnest.
| 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
Elio's Pokemon Adventures counterpart, Sun
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
- Main article: Sun (Adventures)
Elio'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 Elio as "Sun" (Japanese: サン Sun, Korean: 썬 Sun). The name "Elio" (Japanese: ヨウ Yō, Korean: 영태 Yeongtae) was also used in a pre-release video.
- Pre-release media for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon referred to Elio as "Ray" (Japanese: コウタ Kouta, Korean: 울트라썬 Ultra Sun).
- Unused internal data refers to Elio as (Japanese: カイ Kai), Hawaiian for ocean.
- Elio is 4'11" (150 cm) tall.
|| ヨウ Yō
|| From 太陽 taiyō, sun
| English, French, German
|| From Helios, Greek god of the sun
|| 영태 Yeongtae
|| From 태양 (太陽) taeyang, sun