17 November 2017 - 15:22

How to catch all the Legendary and Ultra Beast Pokémon in Ultra Sun and Moon

Gotta catch 'em all.
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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon launches today, bringing with it a whole host of legendary pocket monsters to collect on your quest to catch them all.

Ultra Sun and Moon has introduced brand new legendary Pokémon and has brought back some favorites from previous generations.

To help you fill up your Pokédex as fast as possible, we've created this handy list of all the available Legendary Pokémon and Ultra Beasts in the game.

Legendary Pokémon

Solgaleo and Lunala : Level 60

Location: Mahalo Trail

After saving either Solgaleo or Lunala in the main story, players will be able to meet the NPC character Gladion at Mount Lanakila. He will inform the player that his sister, Lillie, is on Mahalo Trail. When you go there, Solgaleo will be waiting for you on Ultra Sun and Lunala on Ultra Moon.

Necozma : Level 60

Location: Mount Lanakila

Players will be unable to catch Necrozma until after they defeat Ultra Necrozma in the main story. When climbing Mount Lanakila toward the Pokémon League, players can find him weakened in a crater, ready to accept your challenge.

Cosmog : Level 5

Location: Lake of the Sunne (Ultra Sun), Lake of the Moone (Ultra Moon)

After defeating the Elite Four, players can find Cosmog in their respective Lakes in the reverse world when it is night in Ultra Sun or day in Ultra Moon. Players will need either Solgaleo or Lunela in their party for Cosmog to appear.

You won't need to battle it either—it will join your party of its own free will.

Zygarde 50% Form: Level 60

Location: Resolution Cave, Poni Island

After defeating the Elite Four for the first time and becoming the champion, you will see a scene of Zygarde moving around a cave. You can find the 50% Form inside Resolution Cave on Poni Island.

Tapu Koko, Lele, Buli, and Fini : Level 60

Location: Runes of Conflict, Runes of Life, Ruins of Abundance, Ruins of Hope

After defeating the Elite Four, go to each Ruin on each of the four islands and touch the alters. A battle will then start.

Ultra Beasts

Piopole (UB Adhesive) : Level 40

Location: Ultra Megapolis

After defeating Ultra Necrozma, Piopole will be offered to you by the Ultra Recon Squad.

Nihilego : Level 60


Location: Ultra Deep Sea

After obtaining the ability to explore Ultra Space, you can find Nihilego in the White Wormhole. There will be a chair at the end of the corridor, sit in it and Nililego will attack.

Buzzwole : Level 60

Location: Ultra Jungle (Ultra Sun exclusive)

After obtaining the ability to explore Ultra Space, you can find Buzzwole in the White Wormhole. The Ultra jungle is one of many destinations and is an area surrounding by large trees and vines. Follow the vines to the tallest tree and Buzzwole will challenge you on top of it.

Pheromosa : Level 60

Location: Ultra Desert (Ultra Moon exclusive)

After obtaining the ability to explore Ultra Space, you can find Phermosa in the White Wormhole. The Ultra Desert is one of many locations and players will need to navigate a series of puzzles on arrival to reach Pheromosa using Machamp Shove. Once complete, players can face off against the Ultra Beast.

Xurkitree : Level 60

Location: Ultra Plant

After obtaining the ability to explore Ultra Space, you can find Xurkitree in the White Wormhole. The Ultra Plant location is an area filled with Xurkitrees. Players just need to walk forward to reach the end of the area to find the Ultra Beast waiting for a fight.

Celesteela : Level 60

Location: Ultra Crater (Ultra Moon exclusive)

After obtaining the ability to explore Ultra Space, you can find Celesteela in the White Wormhole. You can occasionally find the Ultra Crater in the White Wormhole, which is a location with a few small craters to explore. At the end of this level, you will find Celesteela.

Kartana : Level 60

Location: Ultra Forest (Ultra Sun exclusive)

After obtaining the ability to explore Ultra Space, you can find Kartana in the White Wormhole. It is one of the few places to visit with actual trainers to battle in Ultra Space. Kartana can be found at the end of the level.

Guzzlord : Level 60

Location: Ultra Ruin

After obtaining the ability to explore Ultra Space, you can find Guzzlord in the White Wormhole. When you arrive, you will encounter a man who warns you of a "Mr. Glutton" which happens to be Guzzlord itself. Interact with it at the end of the level to challenge it.

Stakataka (Ultra Moon) Blacephalon (Ultra Sun) : Level 60









Location: Poni Grove

After you become champion, you will be summoned by the Ultra Recon Squad in Poni Grove, where there are reports of multiple Ultra Beasts causing chaos. Stakatake and Blacephalon will be waiting for you upon arrival.

Ultra Wormhole Legendary Pokemon

When you go through the Ultra Wormhole, you'll have the option to explore different colored Wormholes and worlds. By traversing through these Wormholes, you can sometimes find Legendary Pokémon from multiple generations, so long as certain requirements are met. When you have caught all the Legendary Pokémon from a particular world, though, you will be unable to get them again. All the following Pokémon can be soft reset for those looking to get a shiny Legendary Pokémon. All Pokémon are level 60.

Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres

Wormhole Color: Red


Mewtwo

Wormhole Color: Green


Raikou

Wormhole Color: Green (Ultra Sun exclusive)


Entei

Wormhole Color: Green (Ultra Moon exclusive)


Suicune

Wormhole Color: Blue

Additional requirement: Have both Raikou and Entei in your party


Lugia

Wormhole Color:Blue (Ultra Moon exclusive)


Ho-Oh

Wormhole Color: Red (Ultra Sun exclusive)


Regirock, Registeel, Regice

Wormhole Color: Yellow


Latias

Wormhole Color: Blue (Ultra Moon exclusive)


Latios

Wormhole Color: Blue (Ultra Sun exclusive)


Kyogre

Wormhole Color:Blue (Ultra Moon exclusive)


Groudon

Wormhole Color: Yellow (Ultra Sun exclusive)


Rayquaza

Wormhole Color: Red

Additional requirements: Have both Kyogre and Groudon in your party


Uxie, Mespirit, Azelf

Wormhole Color: Blue


Dialga

Wormhole Color: Green (Ultra Sun exclusive)


Palkia

Wormhole Color: Green (Ultra Moon exclusive)


Giratina

Wormhole Color: Yellow

Additional requirement: Have both Dialga and Palkia in your party


Heatran

Wormhole Color: Yellow (Ultra Sun exclusive)


Regigigas

Wormhole Color: Yellow (Ultra Moon exclusive)


Cresselia

Wormhole Color: Red


Cobalion, Terrakion, Virizion

Wormhole Color: Green


Tornadus

Wormhole Color: Red (Ultra Sun exclusive)


Thundurus

Wormhole Color: Red (Ultra Moon exclusive)


Landorus

Wormhole Color: Red

Additional requirements: Have both Tornadus and Thundurus in your party


Reshiram

Wormhole Color: Green (Ultra Sun exclusive)


Zekrom

Wormhole Color: Green (Ultra Moon exclusive)


Kyurem

Wormhole Color: Blue

Additional requirements: Have both Zekrom and Reshiram in your party.


Xerneas

Wormhole Color: Green (Ultra Sun exclusive)


Yveltal

Wormhole Color: Red (Ultra Moon exclusive)

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