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Life Hacks for Gamers: How to Get All Legendary Pokemon in Sun and Moon


Welcome to our ultimate guide on catching all Legendary Pokemon in the Sun and Moon versions! Legendary Pokemon have always been a highlight for trainers, and these elusive, powerful creatures are no exception. By following these tips and strategies, you'll be able to expand your team with these extraordinary Pokemon.

1. Know Your Legendary Pokemon

Before embarking on your journey to catch them all, it's essential to familiarize yourself with the Legendary Pokemon available in Sun and Moon. Here is a summary of the Legendaries you can encounter:

  • Solgaleo (Sun version)
  • Lunala (Moon version)
  • Magearna (Event-exclusive)
  • Tapu Koko
  • Tapu Lele
  • Tapu Bulu
  • Tapu Fini
  • Cosmog
  • UB-01 Symbiont (Nihilego)
  • UB-02 Absorption (Buzzwole)
  • UB-03 Lighting (Xurkitree)
  • UB-04 Blaster (Celesteela)
  • UB-05 Glutton (Guzzlord)
  • Necrozma

2. Progressing Through the Main Story

Several Legendary Pokemon are encountered as part of the main story progression. It is crucial to reach specific points in the game to unlock these encounters. Follow these steps:

2.1. Solgaleo / Lunala

In Sun and Moon, Solgaleo and Lunala are the box Legendaries. These legendary Pokemon will be encountered and captured during the story once you reach the climax. There is no need for any particular strategy; just follow the narrative until this pivotal moment arises.

2.2. Cosmog

After catching either Solgaleo or Lunala, you'll receive a Cosmog as part of the story. Treat it with care, and it will eventually evolve into another powerful Legendary Pokemon, Lunala in Sun, or Solgaleo in Moon.

3. Searching for Guardian Deities - Tapus

The Alola region is guarded by mystical tapu Pokemon. Each of the four islands is home to a different Tapu Pokemon, and catching them requires specific actions:

3.1. Tapu Koko

The first Tapu Pokemon you encounter is Tapu Koko. Here's how to catch it:

  • Progress through the main story until you reach the artificial island, Aether Paradise, during your first visit to Akala Island.
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