New moves in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon 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??
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