Through the official international Pokémon Twitter, a video was released announcing the return of one very familiar organization to the Pokemon universe. Team Rocket returns as Team Rainbow Rocket in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Giovanni is shown making his return with legendary Pokémon Mewtwo as an addition to his roster. Not only this, but other antagonists from previous installments were shown in this new trailer. The leaders of villainous organizations such as Team Magma, Team Aqua, Team Flare, and others were displayed as well. You can read an excerpt about this new development from the official website below.
In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, the greatest villainous organization in history appears! It’s Team Rainbow Rocket—made up of the bosses from past titles in the Pokémon series!
The boss of Team Rainbow Rocket is none other than Giovanni, who was also the boss of the villainous organization known as Team Rocket in Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue, the first games in the Pokémon series.
But that’s not the worst of it—Giovanni has gathered into one group the bosses from the various past games in the Pokémon series! You and your allies will have to square off against what might be your greatest challenge yet!
What in the world could Giovanni and his allies be after, appearing in the Alola region so suddenly...?
Additionally The Battle Agency has been added as a feature, allowing trainers to rent Pokémon and participate in 3-vs-3 single battles. You will be able to battle powerful trainers and earn unique rare items through this new mode. Another new feature involves scouring Alola for Totem Stickers which will allow for the capture of Totem-Sized Pokemon. Different Pokémon will also appear when using the Island Scan function, allowing for trainers to diversify their line-ups., including starter pokemon like Charmander. The Ultra Wormhole will also give trainers the opportunity to catch legendary Pokémon like Articuno, Zapidos, Moltres, Ho-Oh, Lugia, and many more.
You can watch the trailer below.
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is slated to release on 17 November, 2017.