Pokémon Sun and Moon is headed your way in just over two weeks and in the buildup to release, a Japanese advert has cemented how weird Exeggutor’s Alolan form really is.
In the style of Pokémon Go’s augmented reality ads, the new promotion renders a CG version of the arboreal Alolan Exeggutor in the real world. Prepare yourself.
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Imagine the scene.
“Dude, the trees are moving.”
“Don’t be an idiot, of course they’re not.”
“No man, really, the trees are moving and they have three evil-lookin’ heads each!”
“Shut up and st…. JESUS CHRIST THEY’RE GOING TO STOMP US. RUN FOR YOUR LIFE.”
How quickly tropical dreams become tropical nightmares.
The Alolan form of Vulpix, on the other hand, looks rather sweet. We’ll stick with the white fox and skip the hydra-palm chimeras thanks.
Sun and Moon will launch on the Nintendo 3DS on November 18. The latest Pokémon title from Game Freak features a whole suite of new, eccentric-looking creatures and a bundle of fresh features included Alolan forms, Z-moves, and Pokémon grooming.
It has been speculated that some kind of integration with Pokémon Go could be implemented in the future, but for the moment the games are unable to interact with one another.