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POKÉMON GO JUST RELEASED 20 NEW GEN 3 POKÉMON, now available for you to catch in the wild after your app updates to version 0.87.5 for Android or 1.57.5 for iOS.


Check out the handy chart below for a complete list of all 20 new Pokémon you’ll be able to spot in the wild, including a note on one that is probably only available regionally.


LOOKING FOR EGG HATCH INFO for these and all other Gen 3 Pokémon? CLICK HERE for complete Egg Hatch lists of the first and second wave of Gen 3 Pokémon.


Also in the update: AR+ encounter mode, Holiday Celebration, Delibird


AR+, according to Pokémon GO, is a feature that will only works “on ARKit-enabled devices (iPhone 6s or later) running iOS11”, adds further layers to the game. If you have such a device, AR+ will add:

    • Scale: Pokémon will get bigger or smaller on your screen as you walk closer or farther away from them


  • Awareness: Now that you can get closer to a Pokémon, they have become aware of your proximity, and may run away if you get too close, or move too fast. If you manage to get up close to one, you can get a “Expert Handler Bonus”



  • Expert Handler Bonus: If you manage to earn this bonus, “…you’ll have a better chance at earning Great and Excellent Throw bonuses, as well as an all-new Expert Handler bonus that awards even more XP and Stardust.”



HOLIDAY CELEBRATION MODE is live in Pokémon GO. Here’s what that means:

    • Santa-hat-wearing Pikachus are out in the wild


  • Extra egg incubators at PokéStops: “the first PokéStop you visit each day between December 22 at 1:00 p.m. PST and December 25 at 1:00 p.m. PST will award you a single-use Egg Incubator with your first Photo Disc spin”



  • Special shop items available now: “From December 21 through December 25 at 1:00 p.m. PST, special boxes will feature items such as Super Incubators, Lure Modules, and the all-new Star Pieces, which earn bonus Stardust for 30 minutes when activated.”



  • More special shop items available soon: “From December 25 at 1:00 p.m. PST through January 4, 2018, keep an eye on the in-game shop for special boxes, featuring items such as Premium Raid Passes, Super Incubators, and Star Pieces.”



DELIBIRD, a Gen 2 Pokémon, has also appeared with this update for some reason:

225 – Delibird


All 20 New GEN 3 Pokémon Included in the Update:

(Images courtesy of pokemon.com)


Pokedex # – Name
1270 – Lotad 
2271 – Lombre 
3272 – Ludicolo 
4318 – Carvanha 
5319 – Sharpedo 
6320 – Wailmer 
7321 – Wailord 
8339 – Barboach 
9340 – Whiscash 
10341 – Corphish 
11342 – Crawdaunt 
12349 – Feebas 
13350 – Milotic 
14361 – Snorunt 
15362 – Glalie 
16363 – Spheal 
17364 – Sealeo 
18365 – Walrein 
19369 – Relicanth – Regional (According to reddit: New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, possibly others) 
20370 – Luvdisc 

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