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List of Gen 5 Pokemon Coming to Pokemon GO Available Now

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New Unova Pokemon Information

On August 16th, 2019, Niantic officially posted a blog detailing which Pokemon will be available during the Ultra Bonus Unlock Week 3, starting at 3 PM CDT today.

Pokemon announced to be in the wild are:

Shiny Patrat and Lillipup are confirmed to be releasing. Klink was announced to have its shiny form also available but can only be found in raids. 

Pokemon from Gen 5 will also be available in Eggs.

  • In 2 km Eggs will be Patrat, Lillipup, Purrloin, and Pidove
  • In 5 km Eggs will be Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Blitzle, Drilbur, and Foongus
  • In 10 km Eggs will be Ferroseed, Klink, Litwick, Golett, and Deino

In addition, Patrat, Lillipup, and Klink will be available in raids. Klink cannot be found out in the wild.

There are 5 confirmed regionals for this generation of Pokemon:

  • Asia-Pacific: Pansage, the Grass Monkey Pokémon
  • Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: Pansear, the High Temp Pokémon
  • The Americas and Greenland: Panpour, the Spray Pokémon
  • Western hemisphere: Heatmor, the Anteater Pokémon
  • Eastern hemisphere: Durant, the Iron Ant Pokémon

New Item: Unova Stone

A new item has also been added to the game named the Unova Stone. This item will only currently be available through a Research Breakthrough. 

Pokemon that evolve using the Unova stone have been datamined in an earlier update, and the list includes Lampent, pre-evolution of Chandelure. 

Full Announcement Text

Trainers,

Over three years ago, your Pokémon GO journey started with Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region, and you’ve gone on to encounter hundreds of Pokémon first encountered in the Johto, Hoenn, and Sinnoh regions as you’ve battled, raided, and completed research. It’s almost time to continue your journey and encounter Pokémon originally discovered in the Unova region! Get ready to meet new friends and encounter Pokémon featured in Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version, appearing in Pokémon GO later today!

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  • Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Patrat, Lillipup, Purrloin, Pidove, Blitzle, and more Pokémon originally discovered in the Unova region will be appearing in the wild.
  • Spark has been hard at work walking and incubating Eggs for his research and has found that the following Pokémon have started hatching from Eggs!
    • 2 km Eggs: Patrat, Lillipup, Purrloin, Pidove
    • 5 km Eggs: Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Blitzle, Drilbur, Foongus
    • 10 km Eggs: Ferroseed, Klink, Litwick, Golett, Deino
  • After tackling dozens of raids head on, Candela has discovered that Lillipup, Patrat, and Klink will be available to challenge in raids! Please note, Trainers, that Klink hasn’t been reported appearing in the wild outside raids.
  • Following some travel and meticulous research, Blanche reports that there are some Pokémon that only seem to be appearing in the wild in certain parts of the world! Join us in welcoming them!
    • Asia-Pacific: Pansage, the Grass Monkey Pokémon
    • Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: Pansear, the High Temp Pokémon
    • The Americas and Greenland: Panpour, the Spray Pokémon
    • Western hemisphere: Heatmor, the Anteater Pokémon
    • Eastern hemisphere: Durant, the Iron Ant Pokémon
  • If you’re lucky, you may encounter Shiny Patrat and Shiny Lillipup!
  • Introducing the Unova Stone! This black-and-white Evolutionary item will allow certain Pokémon to evolve. Try using it on a Pokémon like Lampent, and see what happens! This item can be obtained from Research Breakthroughs.

More Pokémon originally discovered in the Unova region will be making their way to Pokémon GO as Professor Willow shares more updates from his findings, so look forward to meeting them soon. C’mon, Trainer—let’s GO on this Unova voyage together!

—The Pokémon GO team

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