* Generation VII is the only generation in which:
** [[Bicycle]]s do not appear.
** [[HM]]s, [[field move]]s and the [[Dowsing Machine]] are not present - these being replaced by the PokéRide feature
** [[Legendary Pokémon]] and [[Mythical Pokémon]] that are part of an [[List of Pokémon by evolution family|evolutionary family]] were introduced.
** Brand new species of Pokémon are introduced in later games in the generation, and cannot be traded to the earlier games.
** There are three different sets of paired core series games released.
** Not all core series games are released exclusively on the same system.
* Generation VII is also the only generation that did not introduce:
** A Pokémon that evolves through [[trade|trading]].