Sun (game)

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This article is about the character. For the game, see Pokémon Sun and Moon.
Sun
サン Sun
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Protagonist male.png
Official artwork from Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Age 11-14
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.

Artwork

Sun Moon Protagonist male.png Sun Moon Rotom Pokédex artwork.png Sun Moon Z-Move artwork.png Sun Moon Poké Ride artwork.png
Official artwork from
Sun and Moon
Sun and his Rotom Pokédex Sun and his Pikachu using a Z-Move Poké Ride
Pokémon Refresh artwork.png Ultra Sun Ultra Moon story artwork.png Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Ultra Megalopolis artwork.png Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Mantine Surf.png
Pokémon Refresh Promotional artwork for
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Ultra Megalopolis Mantine Surf in
Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Sprites

SM Prerelease player selection.png USUM Prerelease character select.png
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

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 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.

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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