Last week, Niantic and The Pokemon Company gave us a little tease concerning gen 4 Pokemon from the Sinnoh region making their way into Pokemon GO. It turns out that these Pokemon are finally available to be caught in-game with a select few showing up in the wild and coming out to play.
Since this is the first wave of Pokemon to be released, there will be more and more as the weeks go along as well as new raids, updates, eggs, and gameplay enhancements. As for now, you’ll definitely encounter the three starters that trainers chose in Pokemon Diamond, Pokemon Pearl, and Pokemon Platinum, which is the Grass-type Turtwig, the Fire-type Chimchar, and the Water-type Piplup.
Niantic has also released an exciting new trailer to commemorate this momentous occasion in the world of Pokemon GO:
Of course, Pokemon GO is available on iOS and Android for free. Since there are tons of new Pokemon coming to the mobile game, we decided to make a list of our 15 favorite Pokemon from the Sinnoh region that would be beneficial to your battle team –you can read that right here.
For everything else Pokemon GO, please be sure to check out our ever-expanding wiki guide that is chock-full of handy information.