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The Rotom Pokédex (Japanese: ロトム図鑑 Rotom illustrated encyclopedia), also known as the RotomDex, is an electronic device found in Alola and an enhanced version of the Pokédex. It appears in Pokémon Sun and Moon. This special Pokédex is said to be rare, even in the Alola region. While inside the Pokédex Rotom can speak with the player. It is given to the player by Professor Kukui.

In addition to functioning as a regular Pokédex, the Rotom Pokédex also has other features for the player to use.

Sun Moon Rotom Pokédex artwork

Sun using the Rotom Pokédex



The Rotom Dex's main function is to work like past Pokédexes.

Sun Moon Poké Finder artwork

Poké Finder artwork


The Rotom Dex has a map feature that allows players to see their current location, as well as view locations where a Pokemon lives. The Rotom Dex helps trainers navigate by picking up information from conversations they have and provides suggestions on where to go next.

Poké Finder

The Poké Finder function allows players to takes pictures of Pokémon at certain photo spots. Pictures can then be evaluated. As the player gets higher evaluations and takes better pictures, more features, such as the ability to zoom, will become available.

QR Scanner

The Rotom Dex is able to scan QR codes. These QR codes allow the players to register a Pokémon in their Pokédex, allowing them to find that Pokémon's habitat. QR codes can be generated to share with other players. 

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