Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon: Fossils Guide

Updated on December 15, 2017
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Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Fossils Guide
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As a Pokémon trainer who wants to catch ‘em all, I know you are hell-bent on filling up your Pokédex and discovering every Pokémon in the world. But now, you even want to transcend time and capture creatures from all the eras of existence; in this case—prehistoric, ancient Pokémon!

In the present, ancient Pokemon no longer exist. However, it’s not impossible to bring them back to life. Some of these creatures have become fossils and fossils can be restored!

This guide will teach you how to obtain and restore fossils in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (USUM). Where do you get them? How do you restore them? All questions shall be answered in this comprehensive guide!

Complete Fossils Guide for Pokémon USUM

Where to Obtain the Fossils?

Fossils can be purchased from the old woman in Olivia’s Jewelry Shop at Konikoni City on Akala Island. The old woman sells five fossils of five different ancient Pokemon (depending on your version of the game) for ₽7,000 each. It is noteworthy to know that you can only buy one of each kind of fossil.

In Pokemon Ultra Sun, the old woman in Olivia’s Jewelry Shop sells the Cover, Claw, Helix, Jaw, and Skull Fossils. In Pokemon Ultra Moon, the old woman in Olivia’s Jewelry Shop sells the Armor, Dome, Plume, Root, and Sail Fossils.

If you want to obtain all the mentioned fossils, what you can do is breed your version-exclusive ancient Pokemon and trade them for the other ancient Pokemon that you can’t get in your version of the game. Otherwise, you could trade your other rare Pokemon online in exchange for them.

Pokémon Ultra Sun Exclusives

Anorith

Fossil: Claw

Description: A Rock/Bug-type Old Shrimp Pokémon. Studies say that once revived from a fossil, it wouldn’t be able to thrive in the sea because the composition’s not the same as it was back then in its own era. At level 40, it evolves into an Armaldo.

Cranidos

Fossil: Skull

Description: A Rock-type Head Butt Pokémon. During its time, it survived mostly by headbutting trees and harvesting the berries that have fallen. At level 30, it evolves into a Rampardos.

Omanyte

Fossil: Helix

Description: A Rock/Water-type Spiral Pokémon. In the ancient times, this creature swam across the ocean voraciously devouring planktons everywhere it goes. At level 40, it evolves into an Omastar.

Tirtouga

Fossil: Cover

Description: A Water/Rock-type Prototurtle Pokémon. This creature is said to be the ancestor of most turtle Pokémon that exists in the present. At level 37, it evolves into a Carracosta.

Tyrunt

Fossil: Jaw

Description: A Rock/Dragon-type Royal Heir Pokémon. It’s a destructive dinosaur that throws outrageous tantrums whenever something displeases it. At level 39, it evolves into a Tyrantrum—but only if it’s trained during the day.

Pokémon Ultra Moon Exclusives

Amaura

Fossil: Sail

Description: A Rock/Ice-type Tundra Pokemon. Its fossils could be found encased in thick ice in places where no violent predators roamed during the old times. At level 39, it evolves into an Aurorus—but only if it’s trained during the night.

Archen

Fossil: Plume

Description: A Rock/Flying-type First Bird Pokemon. It is said to be the ancestor of all the bird Pokemon in the world. At level 37, it evolves into an Archeops.

Kabuto

Fossil: Dome

Description: A Rock/Water-type Shellfish Pokemon. Even though it is now a fossil, its species still thrive. In fact, it has survived and has not changed for the past 300 million years. At level 40, it evolves into a Kabutops.

Lileep

Fossil: Root

Description: A Rock/Grass-type Sea Lily Pokemon. In the ancient times, this creature spent most of its life anchored on a rock on the ocean floor. By being virtually immobile, it patiently waited for unsuspecting creatures to be caught and swallowed whole by it. At level 40, it evolves into a Cradily.

Shieldon

Fossil: Armor

Description: A Rock/Steel-type Shield Pokemon. A creature that is especially armored around the face. It is very weak against attacks from behind. At level 30, it evolves into a Bastiodon.

How to Bring Them Back to Life?

Once you have a fossil, you could bring it back to life by restoring it at the Fossil Restoration Center. The Fossil Restoration Center is located inside the forest on Route 8.

There’s a man near a trailer van at the Fossil Restoration Center who will offer to bring your fossils back to life. Simply give him a fossil and he restore it for you. You can do this process as many times as you want, as long as you have a fossil in your bag.

Other Ways to Get Fossils

If you’re the real-deal fossil collector, then there’s another way to amass a lot of them. All you have to do is go to Isle Aphun of the Poké Pelago and send your PC Pokemon on the mission, “Path for Rare Treasure Hunting.”

By undertaking the “Path for Rare Treasure Hunting” mission, your Pokemon gains the chance of obtaining special treasure items like Nuggets, Bottle Caps, and most especially—Fossils!

It is remarkable to know that the Fossils that can be found on the “Path for Rare Treasure Hunting” mission are varied and not bound by the version-exclusivity rule. This means that most, if not all, fossils can be found on Isle Aphun of the Poké Pelago.

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Questions & Answers

  • Since I always have school and special bedtimes, what should I do if I want a Lycanroc dusk form? I have the special Rockruff but it won't evolve at the time that it says its supposed to (I have Ultra Moon).

    If it's a special event Rockruff, it will only evolve to what the special event is. For example, if its a special event dusk form Rockruff, it will ONLY evolve into a dusk form Lycancroc. As for the normal Rockruffs you can catch in the game, you can evolve them during the day or the night, depending on what form of Lycancroc you want.

  • How do I get Genesect?

    You can't because Genesect is a "Mythical" Pokemon. The only way to get it is through a trade with someone who has it, Official Event distributions, and Mystery Gift giveaways.

  • When I scan barcodes, isn't it suppose to show me the Pokémon?

    Yes, the Pokémon has to show up. Barcodes can be searched easily on Google.

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