New moves in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

This page lists significant move changes in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. A full, huge list of changed moves, is available at Project Pokémon. Credits for this highlighted list go to /u/Spineweilder.

Gen I Pokémon

  • Sandshrew (regular and Alolan) get Hone Claws as an egg move.
  • Paras gets Grassy Terrain as an egg move.
  • Abra gets Psychic Terrain as an egg move.
  • Oddish and Bellsprout get Strength Sap as an egg move.
  • Ponyta gets High Horsepower as an egg move.
  • Farfetch’d now gets First Impression and Final Gambit as an egg move.
  • Grimer (regular and Alolan) get Power-Up Punch as an egg move.
  • Cubone gets Curse as an egg move (probably added for Alolan Marowak).

Gen II Pokémon

  • Feraligatr gets Liquidation as a tutor move.
  • Hoothoot gets Mean Look and Hurricane as egg moves. Good for Noctowl.
  • Ledyba gets Endure and Counter as an egg move.
  • Hoppip gets Strength Sap as an egg move.
  • Wooper gets Power-Up Punch as an egg move.
  • Aipom finally gets Tail Slap as an egg move.
  • Girafarig gets Psychic Terrain and Psychic Fangs as an egg move.
  • Delibird gets Counter as an egg move. Hmm…
  • Azumarill gets Liquidation as a tutor move.

Gen III Pokémon

  • Zigzagoon gets Extremespeed as an egg move.
  • Plusle and Minun get Tearful Look as an egg move.
  • Numel gets Heavy Slam as an egg move.
  • Mawile, Kecleon, and Cacnea get Power-Up Punch as an egg move.
  • Tropius gets Dragon Hammer as an egg move.
  • Zangoose gets Belly Drum as an egg move.
  • Swablu gets Play Rough as an egg move.
  • Roselia gets Power Whip as an egg move.
  • Chimeco gets Crafty Shield and Perish Song as egg moves.

Gen IV Pokémon

  • Very important, Bidoof now gets Mud Sport as an egg move!
  • Turtwig gets Heavy Slam as an egg move.
  • Chimchar and Buneary get Power-Up Punch as an egg move.
  • Piplup gets Power Trip as an egg move.
  • Riolu gets Meteor Mash as an egg move, so Lucario now has a somewhat better physical STAB for steel. Bullet punch is nice, but it’s nice to have something with a bit more power.
  • Spiritomb gets Disable as an egg move.

Gen V Pokémon

  • Serpior evolution line gets Defog as a tutor move.
  • Tepig gets Burn Up as an egg move.
  • Oshawott gets Sacred Sword as an egg move.
  • Bouffalant gets Cotton Guard as an egg move.

Gen VI Pokémon

  • Chespin and Froakie get Power-Up Punch as an egg move.
  • Fennekin gets Psychic Terrain as an egg move.
  • Flabébé and Dedenne get Tearful Look as an egg move.
  • Spritzee gets Nasty Plot as an egg move.
  • Swirlix gets Sticky Web as an egg move.

Gen VII Pokémon

  • Decidueye now learns Phantom Force, Leaf Storm, and Shadow Sneak.
  • Litten now learns Double Kick at level 16, and gets Power Trip as an egg move.
  • Yungoos gets Ice, Fire, and Thunder Fang as an egg move.
  • Cutiefly gets Powder and Sticky Web as an egg move.
  • Wishiwashi gets Whirlpool as an egg move.
  • Dewpider gets Sticky Web as an egg move.
  • Toxapex gets Knock Off as a tutor move.
  • Sandygast gets Curse as an egg move.
  • Pyukumuku gets Spite as an egg move.
  • Tsareena learns Power Whip at lv 53. Truly living up to the S/M name, since it also learns Punishment now.
  • Silvally gets Frenzy Plant/BURASTO BURN/Hydro Cannon as a tutor move.
  • Kommo-o learns Close Combat at lv 75 (Hakamo-o at lv 63), and gets Drain Punch as a tutor move.
  • Mimikyu and Buzzswole get Drain Punch as a tutor move.
  • Tapu Bulu gets Synthesis as a tutor move.
  • Kartana gets Knock Off as a tutor move.
  • Zeraora learns Close Combat at lv47. Why wasn’t it made an Electric/Fighting type??