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Pokemon Sun and Moon Z-Crystals and Z-Moves

Sun Moon Alolan Pokemon

Our Pokemon Sun and Moon Z-Crystals and Z-Moves guide will explain these aspects of Pokemon Sun and Moon. Z-Moves are new types of moves that Pokemon are now able to use in the Alola Region. Be sure to check back soon for more information!

Pokemon Sun and Moon Z-Crystals

Normalium Z

Normalium Z is obtained at the end of the Trial of Llima during the Verdant Cavern portion of the game. It can upgrade Normal-type moves to Normal-type Z-Moves.

Fightinium Z

Fightinium Z is obtained after defeating Kahuna Hala during the Kahuna Hala portion of the game. It can upgrade Fighting-type moves to Fighting-type Z-Moves.

Waterium Z

Waterium Z is obtained at the end of the Trial of Lana during the Brooklet Hill portion of the game. It can upgrade Water-type moves to Water-type Z-Moves.

Firium Z

Firium Z is obtained at the end of the Trial of Kiawe during the Wela Volcano Park portion of the game. It can upgrade Fire-type moves to Fire-type Z-Moves.

Grassium Z

Grassium Z is obtained at the end of the Trial of Mallow during the Lush Jungle portion of the game. It can upgrade Grass-type moves to Grass-type Z-Moves.

Rockium Z

Rockium Z is obtained after defeating Kahuna Olivia during the Kahuna Olivia portion of the game. It can upgrade Rock-type moves to Rock-type Z-Moves.

Electrium Z

Electrium Z is obtained at the end of the Trial of Sophocles during the Mount Hokulani portion of the game. It can upgrade Electric-type moves to Electric-type Z-Moves.

Steelium Z

Steelium Z is obtained at the end of the Trial of Sophocles during the Mount Hokulani portion of the game. It can upgrade Steel-type moves to Steel-type Z-Moves.

Ghostium Z

Ghostium Z is obtained at the end of the Trial of Acerola during the Thrifty Megamart portion of the game. It can upgrade Ghost-type moves into Ghost-type Z-Moves.

Buginium Z

Buginium Z is obtained at the end of the Shady House during the Po Town portion of the game. It can upgrade Bug-type moves to Bug-type Z-Moves.

Darkinium Z

Darkinium Z is obtained after defeating Kahuna Nanu during the Po Town portion of the game. It can upgrade Dark-type moves to Dark-type Z-Moves.

Poisonium Z

Poisonium Z is obtained at the end of the Exeggutor Island portion of the Kahuna Hapu part of the game. It can upgrade Poison-type moves to Poison-type Z-Moves.

Groundium Z

Groundium Z is obtained after defeating Kahuna Hapu on Poni Island. It can upgrade Ground-type moves to Ground-type Z-Moves.

Fairium Z

Fairium Z is obtained when crossing the bridge during the Vast Poni Canyon portion of the game. It can upgrade Fairy-type moves to Fairy-type Z-Moves.

Dragonium Z

Dargonium Z is obtained after the final island trial during the Vast Poni Canyon portion of the game. It can upgrade Dragon-type moves to Dragon-type Z-Moves.

Icium Z

Icium Z is obtained along the route to the Pokemon League. It can upgrade Ice-type moves to Ice-type Z-Moves.

Flyinium Z

Flyinium Z is located at the top of Ten Carat Hill. You can only access this area once you have gotten Machamp registered as a Ride Pokemon. Flyinium Z can upgrade Flying-type moves to Flying-type Z-Moves.

Psychium Z

Psychium Z is located in the Haina Desert. Head to the far right to find the Z-Pedestal. Examine it to get the Psychium Z. It can upgrade Psychic-type moves to Psychic-type Z-Moves.

Tapunium Z

Tapunium Z is obtained after you fight Tapu Koko once you have defeated the Pokemon League. It gives Tapu Koko an exclusive Z-Move.

Decidium Z

Decidium Z can be obtained from Professor Kukui after defeating Guzma if your starter was Rowlet. Otherwise, Hau will give it to you after you've beaten the game.

Incinium Z

Incinium Z can be obtained from Professor Kukui after defeating Guzma if your starter was Litten. Otherwise, Hau will give it to you after you've beaten the game.

Primarium Z

Primarium Z can be obtained from Professor Kukui after defeating Guzma if your starter was Popplio. Otherwise, Hau will give it to you after you've beaten the game.

Pikanium Z

Pikanium Z can be found in Konikoni City. If you head north of the city next to the Pikachu, you can speak to the lady to get the Z Crystal.

Pikanium Z

Pikanium Z can be found in Konikoni City. If you head north of the city next to the Pikachu, you can speak to the lady to get the Z Crystal.

Aloraichium Z

Aloraichium Z can be obtained in Seafolk Village if you have a Alolan Raichu by entering a hosue and speaking to a lady.

Snorlium Z

Snorlium Z was given with Munchlax as a mystery event that ended January 11, 2017.

Eevium Z

Eevium Z can be obtained by speaking with Kagetora after defeating the eight Eevee trainers in Alola.

Mewnium Z

Mewnium Z was given away to Pokémon Bank users as a special event ending October 2, 2017.

Marshadium Z

It is currently unknown how Marshadium Z can be obtained, but it will likely be through a special event.

Pokemon Sun and Moon Z-Moves

Z-Moves are unlocked by giving Pokemon Z-Crystals. They are more powerful than normal moves. Some Pokemon even have exclusive Z-Moves that others can not get.

Type-based Z-Moves

The following Z-Moves are based on type. Any Pokémon who is of the correct type and holding the correct Z-Crystal can use these moves.

Move Z-Crystal Type
Breakneck Blitz Normalium Z Normal type
All-Out Pummeling Fightinium Z Fighting type
Supersonic Skystrike Flynium Z Flying type
Acid Downpour Poisonium Z Poison type
Tectonic Rage Groundium Z Ground type
Continental Crush Rockium Z Rock type
Savage Spin-Out Buginium Z Bug type
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghostium Z Ghost type
Corkscrew Crash Steelium Z Steel type
Inferno Overdrive Firium Z Fire type
Hydro Vortex Waterium Z Water type
Bloom Doom Grassium Z Grass type
Gigavolt Havoc Electrium Z Electric type
Shattered Psyche Psychium Z Psychic type
Subzero Slammer Icium Z Ice type
Devastating Drake Dragonium Z Dragon type
Black Hole Eclipse Darkinium Z Dark type
Twinkle Tackle Fairium Z Fairy type

Pokemon Specific Z-Moves

The following Z-Moves are specific to certain Pokemon. In order to use these Z-moves, the Pokemon needs to know a required base move and needs to be holding their Z Crystal.

Z-Move Pokémon Type Base Move Z-Crystal
Catastropika Pikachu Electric type Volt Tackle Pikanium Z
10,000,000 Volt Thunderbolt Pikachu (Cap) Electric type Thunderbolt Pikashunium Z
Stoked Sparksurfer Alolan Raichu Electric type Thunderbolt Aloraichium Z
Extreme Evoboost Eevee Normal type Last Resort Eevium Z
Pulverizing Pancake Snorlax Normal type Giga Impact Snorlium Z
Genesis Supernova Mew Psychic type Psychic Mewnium Z
Sinister Arrow Raid Decidueye Ghost type Spirit Shackle Decidium Z
Malicious Moonsault Incineroar Dark type Darkest Lariat Incinium Z
Oceanic Operetta Primarina Water type Sparkling Aria Primarium Z
Guardian of Alola All Tapu Guardians Fairy type Nature's Madness Tapunium Z
Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike Marshadow Ghost type Spectral Thief Marshadium Z

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