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Pokemon GO About To Get 100 New Pokemon

by : Ewan Moore on : 08 Nov 2016 10:27

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Good news for those six or seven of you who are still playing Pokemon GO: It looks like 100 new monsters are soon joining the party.

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Dataminers over at Silph Road have scanned through an update that’s been added (but not yet activated) to the once hugely popular mobile game, coming across Pokedex references to critters #152 to #251.

I should point out that this isn’t official confirmation by any stretch, but it is very strong evidence that the game is likely about to get a ton of new Pokemon.

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Naturally, any real Pokemon trainer will know that #152 (Chikorita) to #251 (Celebi) covers all the ‘mon from ‘gen two’ – Pokemon Gold Silver (which were objectively the best in the franchise, by the way).

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Of course, not everyone is as lame as me and can recall the National Pokedex off by heart, so below you’ll find a list of the new Johto monsters making their way to Pokemon GO.

Deep breath now:

  • Chikorita
  • Bayleef
  • Meganium
  • Cyndaquil
  • Quilava
  • Typhlosion
  • Totodile
  • Croconaw
  • Feraligatr
  • Sentret
  • Furret
  • Hoothoot
  • Noctowl
  • Ledyba
  • Ledian
  • Spinarak
  • Ariados
  • Crobat
  • Chinchou
  • Lanturn
  • Pichu
  • Cleffa
  • Igglybuff
  • Togepi
  • Togetic
  • Natu
  • Xatu
  • Mareep
  • Flaaffy
  • Ampharos
  • Bellossom
  • Marill
  • Azumarill
  • Sudowoodo
  • Politoed
  • Hoppip
  • Skiploom
  • Jumpluff
  • Aipom
  • Sunkern
  • Sunflora
  • Yanma
  • Wooper
  • Quagsire
  • Espeon
  • Umbreon
  • Murkrow
  • Slowking
  • Misdreavus
  • Unown
  • Wobbuffet
  • Girafarig
  • Pineco
  • Forretress
  • Dunsparce
  • Gligar
  • Steelix
  • Snubbull
  • Granbull
  • Qwilfish
  • Scizor
  • Shuckle
  • Heracross
  • Sneasel
  • Teddiursa
  • Ursaring
  • Slugma
  • Magcargo
  • Swinub
  • Piloswine
  • Corsola
  • Remoraid
  • Octillery
  • Delibird
  • Mantine
  • Skarmory
  • Houndour
  • Houndoom
  • Kingdra
  • Phanpy
  • Donphan
  • Porygon
  • Stantler
  • Smeargle
  • Tyrogue
  • Hitmontop
  • Smoochum
  • Elekid
  • Magby
  • Miltank
  • Blissey
  • Raikou
  • Entei
  • Suicune
  • Larvitar
  • Pupitar
  • Tyranitar
  • Lugia
  • Ho-Oh
  • Celebi
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That’s not all, by the way. The dataminers also found a slew of new features, including a new move, ‘transform, which heavily suggests that Ditto will finally be joining the game.

There are also references to a new daily and weekly quest system that offers rewards and bonuses for completing tasks. Presumably, these will be tied to beating a certain number of gyms or walking a certain distance.

It certainly looks like Pokemon GO is all set for its biggest update yet – while I can’t imagine it’ll ever pull back in as many players as it once had, this could well entice a good number back into the fold.

Ewan Moore

Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn't gotten out of his mid 00's emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.

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