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New Shadow Pokemon Appearing Worldwide, Shadow Ralts Coming Soon

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New Shadow Pokemon

On August 1, 2019, @PokemonGoApp reported some strange happenings going on regarding the Shadow Pokemon in Pokemon GO.

Team GO Rocket, the dastardly team that's been causing havoc around the Pokemon GO universe, has captured many new species of Pokemon that are available to fight now!

The Pokemon are as follows:

Players should expect to be able to catch or battle any of the above Pokemon during the Team GO Rocket Invasion event. Evolutions will also be available for battle, i.e. Gyarados, but they may not be available to catch. Ralts will be added in the coming days, for Community Day. The announcement of this feature includes confirmation that Shadow Pokemon cannot learn exclusive Community Day moves. 

For more information on how to take down Team GO Rocket, check out our Shadow Pokemon guide. 

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