Gen 5 Pokémon from the Unova Region are appearing in Pokémon GO. The update, which is going global September 16th, introduces select Pokémon that first appeared in Black and White. Naturally, the adorable starters are coming first, but there’s a lot more going on with these little guys — not only are the starters coming, but you’ll have also new Unova Evolution Stones to collect.
Keep checking your particular game, because these Pokémon are expected to roll out shortly. You’ll find certain Pokémon appeared in eggs — and some of them are exclusive to particular regions. Below, we’ll go over all the new Pokémon pals coming to Pokémon GO, how to get them for yourself, and how to get those Evolution Stones.
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How To Catch (& Evolve) New Unova Region Pokémon | Gen 5 Guide
New Gen 5 (Black and White) Pokémon are appearing in Pokémon GO. Before we get into the details of this update, here’s a quick list of all the Pokémon coming soon to a region near you.
- New Unova Pokémon [All Regions]
- Patrat [Shiny variants can be found in the wild!]
- Lillipup [Shiny variants can be found in the wild!]
- …and more unannounced Pokémon!
These Pokémon will appear in the wild, so you’ll be able to capture any of them. Others are exclusive to specific regions — they’ll also appear in the wild, but only if you’re in that particular region, of course!
- New Unova Pokémon [Region Specifc]
That’s all the Pokémon you’ll encounter in the wilds while exploring your map. There are still more Pokémon you can find by hatching eggs. Depending on the distance, different Pokémon will start to hatch.
- Pokemon Hatching From Incubating Eggs [Gen 5]
- 2 km Eggs: Patrat, Lillipup, Purrlion, Pidove
- 5 km Eggs: Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Blitzle, Drilbur, Foongus
- 10 km Eggs: Ferroseed, Klink, Litwick, Golett, Deino
In addition, new Unova Evolution Stones are available to collect. The Evolution Stone is only available by completing Research Breakthroughs, so check your progress to see which research projects give you Unova Stones.
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