Nintendo has confirmed that the Pokémon Sun and Moon QR codes will be region locked. The QR codes can be used to find specific information about a particular Pokémon.
The news came as the Magearna giveaway was announced for Japan but will not be compatible with Western versions of the game. Usually, the QR codes will allow you to add information to you Rotom Pokédex which will then guide you on where you can find the Pokémon in the wild.
Magearna is metallic, bipedal Pokemon was first leaked by CoroCoro and then announced in early 2016. This Pokemon was the very first 7th generation Pokemon to be revealed. It has a spherical head framed by 7 gear teeth.
Pokémon Sun and Moon launch for the Nintendo 3DS on the 18th November and the 23rd November in Europe.
The Pokémon Legendaries were previously announced to help you decide which version of the game you will want to pick up.