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Yes Pokemon fans, the rumors are true. You can now get Alolan Pokemon in Pokemon GO. There's a few ways you can catch them and only some are currently available. To help you keep track of it all, we've put together this Pokemon GO Alolan Guide. It has a list of Alolan Pokemon that you can get in Pokemon GO, and how to get each one. We'll be keeping this page updated as more info is released, so be sure to check back often for more details.
For everything else you need to know about Pokemon GO, head over to our Pokemon GO Guides Hub. You’ll find details on how to hatch eggs, tips and tricks, legendary pokemon, and more.
Alolan Forms work a little differently in Pokemon GO to how they did in Pokemon Sun and Moon. Primarily, they operate in the same way forms do for pokemon like Castform, swapping out the regular appearance for an alternate, island-themed version. Alolan Forms take up a section of the Pokedex in the same way Shinies do, in that they are offered up as tabs on existing pokemon entries, and are not given separate entries themselves.
Alolan Forms in Pokemon GO work the same as the base pokemon they are modelled after, and do not possess any bonuses or stat changes.
There are currently only a handful of Alolan Forms available in Pokemon GO, each with its own way of acquiring it. We’ve pulled together a list of all the Alolan Pokemon you can get in Pokemon GO, and have included explanations as to how to get them.
You may have noticed in the previous list that some Alolan Pokemon can only be received from 7K Eggs. These Alolan Eggs can only be received from Gifts. To read more about Gifts, head over to our Pokemon GO Gifts Guide.
After the core list of Alolan Pokemon was introduced into Pokemon GO Recently, two additional Pokemon GO Alolan Forms were added; Geodude and Diglett. These two Alolan Forms were be added into the wild on July 14 and 15 to celebrate Pokemon GO Fest, and can be found while out exploring. Through evolution, Alolan Graveler, Golem and Dugtrio are also available in Pokemon GO.
Despite no official announcement from Niantic, players have started to spot Black Rattata in the wild. This is the Alolan Form of Rattata first introduced in Pokemon Sun and Moon, it can be evolved into a Black Ratticate.
That’s everything you need to know about Alolan Forms in Pokemon GO. It’s worth mentioning that Alolan forms will be available as bonuses for trading Pokemon as part of the new update. Head over to our Pokemon GO Trading Guide for more info, and stay tuned for more info on when you can expect more Alolan Forms in Pokemon GO.
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