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Sun & Moon series

Guardian deities

Main article: Guardian deities (anime)
The guardian deities in the anime
The Shiny Tapu Koko in the anime

The guardian deities of Alola are a group of Legendary Pokémon that appeared in the Sun & Moon series. They have appeared at various times during Ash's island challenge, at times to help him and his friends, and at other times to test him and his Pokémon. They play an important part in the story line, especially in the case of the Solgaleo and Lunala, their pre-evolutions, as well as the Ultra Beasts.

A Shiny Tapu Koko from an alternate version of Melemele Island appeared in Battling the Beast Within! and Parallel Friendships!, where watched over Ash and Dia, eventually helping them by giving them Z-Power to enable them to use Gigavolt Havoc.

Bewear

Main article: Bewear (anime)
Bewear

Bewear debuted in Alola to New Adventure!, where she accidentally scared off Ash and Pikachu while trying to greet the newcomers. In Loading the Dex!, she met Team Rocket and took them to her den in the forest. Since then, she has apparently appointed itself as Team Rocket's caretaker while in Alola, sharing her food with them and rescuing them every time they are about to be defeated and sent flying.

Toucannon's flock

Main article: Toucannon's flock

A flock of Pikipek led by a Trumbeak and a Toucannon made several appearances in the anime. They were the foster family of Ash's Rowlet before he caught it, and have come to its aid on more than one occasion to teach it new moves.

Stoutland

Stoutland
Main article: Stoutland (anime)

Stoutland was a friend of Ash's Litten, who it took care of until it passed away in One Journey Ends, Another Begins... and Ash caught Litten afterwards.

Exeggutor


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Exeggutor
ナッシー Nassy
Treasure Island Alolan Exeggutor.png
Exeggutor
Debuts in Partner Promises!
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location Treasure Island
Exeggutor
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Exeggutor Unknown Marc Thompson

A group of Alolan Exeggutor can be found on Treasure Island. They first appeared in Partner Promises!, when Ash and Pikachu visited the island. They allowed Ash and Pikachu to play with them before leaving. They reappeared when Pikachu requested their assistance in helping free a trapped Wimpod.

They reappeared in Alola, Alola!, when Ash and Pikachu visited Treasure Island alongside his classmates and Misty.

Personality and characteristics

The Exeggutor are shown as being playful, as seen when they allowed Ash, his classmates, Misty, and their Pokémon to join them in their games. They are happy to allow people to climb on their heads or backs and then tip them into the water. At least one Exeggutor is shown to be ticklish, as seen in Alola, Alola!, when Misty ticked its foot whilst underwater.

In addition to being playful, the Exeggutor are shown to be kind and helpful, as seen in Partner Promises!. At Pikachu's request, they helped to lift Ash up, allowing him to free a trapped Wimpod.

Oranguru

Main article: Oranguru (anime)
Oranguru

Oranguru debuted in Mallow and the Forest Teacher!, in which it took care of a lost and injured Mallow and later helped her and Abe reconcile.

Light trio

Main article: Light trio (anime)
The Light trio with Ash and Gladion

Solgaleo and Lunala both debuted in A Dream Encounter!, where they appeared to Ash Ketchum in a dream after descending to the Altar of the Sunne through two Ultra Wormholes. There, they created a Cosmog, which Ash later found and took care of. The Cosmog was then given the name Nebby by Lillie. Nebby later evolved into Cosmoem during the events of Faba's Revenge! after being forced by Faba to open an Ultra Wormhole. In Revealing the Stuff of Legend!, the guardian deities helped Nebby evolve into Solgaleo after performing a ritual. Nebby assisted Ash and his classmates in rescuing Lusamine from Nihilego in Ultra Deep Sea before returning to the wild in The Professors' New Adventure!.

Solgaleo and Lunala appeared in Tough Guy Trials! in a fantasy, along with Ultra Necrozma, as part of a legend that explains the origins of Alola and how the three brought light into the region.

Necrozma debuted in Filling the Light with Darkness!, appearing alongside Nebby and a Lunala.

Stufful

Stufful
ヌイコグマ Nuikoguma
Stufful anime.png
Stufful
Debuts in A Dream Encounter!
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location With Bewear
Stufful
This Pokémon has not evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Stufful Nicole Fujita Michele Knotz‎‎

Sometime prior to A Dream Encounter!, Wicke of the Aether Foundation found Stufful trapped under a fallen tree. After freeing Stufful, Wicke took it to Aether Paradise to recover. Over time, the two became close.

Stufful first appeared in A Dream Encounter!, in a video on Professor Kukui's television. It was one of the Pokémon included in a presentation on Professor Burnet as the fifteenth recipient of the "Alola Woman on the Year" award and her workplace, Aether Paradise. It appeared again when Ash and his classmates visited Aether Paradise in Deceiving Appearances!.

During a plot by Team Rocket to steal the Pokémon at Aether Paradise in Don't Ignore the Small Stufful!, Stufful met and became attached to Jessie, although it refused to be caught. When Bewear came to pick up Team Rocket, Bewear recognized Stufful as its child and took them all back to its den. While doing so, it allowed Stufful to spin a helicopter blade that would allow them to fly.

In Spying for the Big Guy!, Matori arrived in Alola to bring Bewear back to Kanto. However, she decided to take Stufful instead. Team Rocket, having realized this, disguised Meowth as Stufful, and Matori took the bait. Bewear eventually rescued Meowth.

In League Offenders and Defenders!, it was revealed that Team Rocket had built a hot spring for Bewear and Stufful to keep them from spriting them away during their participation in the Manalo Conference, along with a robot modeled after Oranguru to tend to their needs. The plan was successful for the most part, as the mother and child spent the duration of the conference relaxing and spending quality time together. However, after the Oranguru robot broke down at the end of the conference in SM139, Bewear had no reason to stay, and began rushing to retrieve her guests, with Stufful riding on top of her head.

Personality and characteristics

Stufful and Bewear together

Stufful was a carefree Pokémon, constantly walking throughout the conservation area of Aether Paradise. It is also a very affectionate Pokémon, as shown in Don't Ignore the Small Stufful!, where it grew attached to Jessie by grabbing on to the back of her hair.

Since its reunion with Bewear, Stufful has assisted her in her rescues of Team Rocket, like in Don't Ignore the Small Stufful!, where it spun a helicopter propeller; and in Heart of Fire! Heart of Stone!, where it alerted the trio to Bewear's arrival. Like its mother, Stufful is capable to perform incredible feats of strength. In addition to the helicopter incident, it has been shown running through several walls of steel in the Poké Problem segment of SM124, destroying the mecha Team Rocket had planned on fixing in the process. Stufful's tendency to show up has caused the trio to panic, as seen in League Offenders and Defenders!, when Team Rocket spotted a Trainer's Stufful and mistook it for Bewear's child, causing them to fear she was on their way.

Much like its mother, Stufful enjoys hot springs. This was seen in League Offenders and Defenders!, when Team Rocket built it and Bewear one so that they can enter the Manalo Conference without them showing up whilst competing. Stufful also enjoys putting on a display whilst in the hot spring, as seen in The Battlefield of Truth and Love!, where it and her mother performed for a crowd that had gathered.

Ultra Beasts

Main article: Ultra Beasts (anime)
Nihilego, the first of the Ultra Beasts to appear in the anime

The Ultra Beasts are a group of extradimensional Pokémon originating from Ultra Space that appeared in the Sun & Moon series. Many of them were the subject of missions taken by Ash and his classmates in their capacity as Ultra Guardians, in order to maintain the safety of the Alola region whenever they stray into the Pokémon world.

Grandpa Forest

Main article: Grandpa Forest
Grandpa Forest

Drampa, also known as Grandpa Forest (Japanese: のおじいちゃん Grandpa Forest), debuted in Tasting the Bitter with the Sweet!. In the past, it saved a young Lana and Mallow when they fell off a cliff.

Melemele Greens

Melemele Greens
メレメレグリーンズ Melemele Greens
Melemele Island Passimian.png
Melemele Greens
Debuts in SM064
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location Melemele Island near Iki Town
Passimian
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Passimian Toru Sakurai (SM121)
Ryota Iwasaki (SM121)
N/A

The Melemele Greens are a group of Passimian who live in a forested area close to Iki Town. One nicknamed Tiny is the current leader of the Melemele Greens.

The Melemele Greens debuted in the banned episode SM064. The Red Buns clan from Akala Island, led by one nicknamed Claw, had arrived on Melemele Island and asserted leadership of the Melemele Greens after taking possession of their special fruit. The Melemele Greens felt helpless under Claw's ruthless reign and simply complied. Ash decided to dress up like a Passimian, which bolstered the confidence of Tiny and the other Melemele Greens. Tiny went on to challenge Claw for leadership of the Melemele Greens, and competed alongside Ash in a Berry-tossing game on the beach. The Red Buns dominated much of the match due to their larger size, though the game encouraged the other Melemele Greens to revolt and outnumber Claw and its allies to reclaim their territory and freedom. Tiny and the other Melemele Greens eventually regained control, and later took Ash back to their nest to celebrate the victory.

They reappeared in A Recipe for Success!, where they were among the Pokémon who visited Oranguru's place and had their meal served by Mallow and Oranguru.

Personality and characteristics

The Melemele Greens are a sociable group of Passimian that enjoy keeping to themselves. Unlike the brutish Red Buns, the Melemele Greens do not engage in territorial squabbles. Tiny and the others developed their confidence and learned to defend themselves after Ash's interventions in SM064.

Mantine

Mantine
マンタイン Mantain
Mantine EWAYG.png
Mantine
Debuts in Where Are You Going, Eevee? Episode 2
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location At sea
Mantine
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Mantine Kenta Miyake

Mantine first appeared in the second episode of the Where Are You Going, Eevee? shorts. It rescued Eevee after it was accidentally knocked off a boat by a passing by Wailord. In the third episode of the segment, they decided to try Mantine Surfing on a nearby wave. Eevee initially kept getting knocked off whenever Mantine did a flip, Eevee eventually learned how to time its jumps with Mantine's flips, allowing it to stay on Mantine's back. Mantine reappeared in the fourth episode of the segment, where, after arriving at Alola, it said its farewells to Eevee and headed back out to sea. It reappeared in a flashback in We Know Where You're Going, Eevee!.

It made its main series debut in Alola, Alola!, where it met up with Sandy again and helped it Mantine Surf with Lana. Later, it and several other Mantine were captured by Team Rocket before being rescued by Ash and his classmates. Afterwards, it and the other Mantine returned to the sea.

Personality and characteristics

Mantine is shown to be a kind Pokémon, as seen by its rescue of Eevee and its befriending of Lana, despite them being total strangers.

Melmetal

Melmetal
メルタメル Melmetal
Ash Melmetal.png
Melmetal
Debuts in Evolving Research!
Evolves in SM138
Gender Genderless
Ability Unknown
Current location Fused to form Ash's Melmetal
Meltan Melmetal
This Pokémon spent 32 episodes as Meltan.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Meltan Kenta Miyake Samantha Cooper
As Melmetal Unknown N/A

Melmetal first appeared as a group of Meltan in Evolving Research!, where they were briefly seen underwater, walking away from a Mystery Box near Poni Island.

As Meltan

Even more Meltan appeared in A Grand Debut!, where they were briefly seen on the boat Ash, his classmates, and Professor Kukui were taking from Poni Island to Melemele Island.

All of the Meltan reappeared in Show Me the Metal!, where they caused havoc on Melemele Island. While investigating the sewers, the Meltan were divided into two groups. One group ended up at the Ultra Guardians base and ate some machinery before being stopped by Lusamine's Clefable. Afterwards, they ended up at the Pokémon School, where they were discovered by Ash, his classmates, and Professor Kukui. Unable to recognize what the Meltan were, the group determined they were a new species and decided to study what they work on and how they worked. During the experiments, Kiawe's Marowak accidentally scared the Meltan off with the flames on its bone, forcing Ash and the others to search for them. Meanwhile, the other group of Meltan ended up at Bewear's den, where they ate most of James's bottle cap collection, infuriating him. Team Rocket chased the runaway Hex Nut Pokémon into some nearby woods and attempted to capture them. The Meltan retaliated with a combined Flash Cannon, only for Bewear to block the attack and scare the Meltan away.

While Ash and the others searched, a single Meltan stayed behind, where it met Ash's Rowlet. After Rowlet helped rescue its hex nut from a wild Murkrow, the Meltan took a liking to Rowlet. Afterwards, the Meltan group at the Pokémon School called the other group to their position, reuniting them all except for the Meltan bonded with Rowlet. It instead chose to follow Rowlet back home by hitching a ride in Ash's backpack.

In Got Meltan?, Ash caught the Meltan that befriended Rowlet. The other Meltan were tamed by Clefable, who started using scrap metal to feed them as a reward for following instructions. In Beauty is Only Crystal Deep!, they helped deliver a box containing Beast Balls and a medical kit to the Ultra Guardians for their next mission. Clefable then fed them screws as a reward.

In Living on the Cutting Edge!, the Meltan appeared helping the Ultra Guardians again. They were also revealed to have started multiplying, doubling the total number. In Pikachu's Exciting Adventure!, the Meltan were shown to have multiplied even further, bringing the total number to 60.

In the Poké Problem segment for SM133, the Meltan left the Ultra Guardians base after overhearing Ash's Meltan contacting them from Manalo Stadium. In SM137, the Meltan were shown approaching the stadium. In SM138, the Meltan met up with Ash's Meltan at the Manalo Stadium docks. The wild Meltan subsequently fused with Ash's Meltan, resulting in it evolving into Melmetal.

Personality and characteristics

All of the Meltan enjoy eating metal, as seen in Show Me the Metal!, where they launched themselves at anything made of metal and began to eat it. One of the Meltan, which would later become Ash's, has a timid and easily frightened personality, thus it doesn't always follow the rest.

Moves used

Ash Meltan Thunderbolt.png
Using Thunderbolt as Meltan
Move First Used In
Flash Cannon Show Me the Metal!
Thunderbolt Show Me the Metal!
Double Iron Bash SM138
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Shaymin


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Shaymin (anime) redirects here. For the Shaymin from Giratina and the Sky Warrior, see Shaymin (M11).

Shaymin
シェイミ Shaymin
Mallow Shaymin.png
Shaymin in its Land Forme
Mallow Shaymin Sky Forme.png
Shaymin in its Sky Forme
Debuts in Memories in the Mist!
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location Unknown
Shaymin
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Shaymin Unknown Lori Phillips

Shaymin first appeared in Memories in the Mist!, where it encountered Mallow after being drawn to her strong feelings of gratitude towards her late mother. Mallow then decided to take it in until the time came for it to turn into its Sky Forme and fly away.

In Drawn with the Wind!, Shaymin traveled with Mallow and the others to Malie City. When Mallow's hair ornament was blown away by a gust, Shaymin became lost trying to retrieve it for her, leading Sandy and Meltan to pursue it. Team Rocket tried to capture them, but were ultimately unsuccessful. Shaymin was ultimately able to retrieve Mallow's hair ornament and return it to her.

In Battle Royal 151!, Shaymin was used by Mallow in the Battle Royal preliminary round of the Manalo Conference, despite officially being a wild Pokémon. It defeated a Staryu, Herdier, and Corsola with Sandy's help. Shaymin was later among the 16 Pokémon still standing at the end, allowing Mallow to progress to the next round.

In SM146, Mallow's brother Ulu returned home and brought with him some Gracedia. Shaymin touched them and turned into its Sky Forme. Heading outside, Shaymin saw other Shaymin and flew off with them.

Personality and characteristics

Shaymin and Mallow

During its time with Mallow and Tsareena, Shaymin has grown close to them. This was seen in Drawn with the Wind!, when her headband was blown away in the wind, Shaymin chased after it to retrieve it. Shaymin is a compassionate Pokémon, being naturally drawn to feelings of thankfulness. It appears to be meek and adverse to fighting, as seen in Drawn with the Wind!, where it cowered behind Sandy and Ash's Meltan when confronted by Team Rocket. At the same time, its compassion leads it to risk itself in order to help others, as seen in the beginning of the episode, where it shoved Sandy out of the way of oncoming traffic, and later, when it cured Sandy of poison. Mallow surmises this might be in part due to Tsareena's influence.

Despite still being a wild Pokémon, Shaymin quickly became loyal to Mallow and often took the role of her de facto secondary Pokémon, helping out with her restaurant work and following her commands in Tsareena's absence, such as in Keeping Your Eyes On The Ball!, where it helped Mallow in her round of Pokémon Golf; and in This Magik Moment!, where it portrayed her assistant Pokémon when she had a starring role in Thirst Three. It will also use moves at Mallow's command, even posing as her battler Pokémon in the Manalo Conference.

It has a playful personality; in A Grand Debut!, it and Snowy ran to the sea and then back whenever waves would come in. Due to its playfulness, despite only meeting Mallow the previous day, Shaymin seems to be a fairly outgoing and extroverted Pokémon.

In its Land Forme, Shaymin is not very agile, often needing assistance from Sandy to climb objects such as barrels or boxes.

Moves used

Land Forme
Mallow Shaymin Aromatherapy.png
Using Aromatherapy
Move First Used In
Aromatherapy Drawn with the Wind!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.


Magearna

Magearna (anime) redirects here. For the Magearna from Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel, see Magearna (M19).

Magearna
マギアナ Magearna
Mohn Magearna.png
Magearna
Debuts in The Secret Princess!
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location With Lillie, Gladion, and Lusamine
Magearna
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Magearna N/A N/A

Magearna was a Pokémon that Mohn found and purchased at an antique store. He then stored it away in his room and planned on reviving it so it could play with his daughter Lillie, but he was never able to before his disappearance. It reappeared in Living on the Cutting Edge! and Chasing Memories, Creating Dreams!, where it remained inactive.

In SM145, Magearna reacted to Lillie's emotions while witnessing a vision of her father and was subsequently reactivated. It was subsequently revealed in SM146 that after its awakening, Magearna's Soul-Heart resonated with Mohn's old Z-Ring, enabling it to point in the direction where Mohn was. As a result of this, Magearna left Alola with Lillie, Gladion, and Lusamine on a journey to find him.

Personality and characteristics

Due to its lengthy inactivity, Magearna hasn't seen the world in years. When it was reactivated, Lillie had to help it walk, and it seemed to be very curious.

Celebi

Celebi
セレビィ Celebi
Celebi anime.png
Celebi
Debuts in A Timeless Encounter!
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location Unknown
Celebi
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Celebi Wakana Kingyo N/A

Celebi first appeared in A Timeless Encounter!. It was relaxing in a forest when it came across Ash, who was training with his Pokémon for the Manalo Conference. The battle disrupted Celebi and prompted it to start time traveling. Ash and Torracat were accidentally caught up in its act and were subsequently sent to the past, where they encountered a young Professor Kukui. Celebi later flew past them and noticed an aura radiating from Ash and Torracat. Realizing they came from the future, it took them back to their proper time period, where it was photographed by Rotom Pokédex. Celebi briefly reappeared in the next episode.

Personality and characteristics


Wingull

Wingull
キャモメ Camome
Recurring Wingull.png
Wingull
Debuts in The Battlefield of Truth and Love!
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location Alola
Wingull
This Pokémon has not evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Wingull Unknown N/A

Wingull first appeared in The Battlefield of Truth and Love!. It was asked by Ash's Rowlet to bring its foster family to the Manalo Stadium. It reappeared in Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Strategy!, where it accomplished its task by explaining the situation to the family who flew off soon afterwards.

Personality and characteristics

Wingull is a kind Pokémon, as seen in The Battlefield of Truth and Love!, when Rowlet, a Pokémon it didn't know, asked it to bring its foster family to the Manalo Stadium, which it did without hesitation. Much like Pikachu, Wingull is capable of imitating other Pokémon, as seen in Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Strategy!, where it used its imitation skills to tell Toucannon what was going on.