December 12th, 2016 | PokemonGo News
PokemonGo December update brings us a new intro screen with Pikachu busy switching on the lights. Beyond the new welcome picture, two baby pokemon Togepi and Pichu are officially announced as the first Generation 2 pokemon, released into the game. They can be hatched from eggs.
If you already have a Pikachu or Raichu, you can now see the baby Pichu shadow in the Pokedex, just before Pikachu. However Pichu is not the only baby you can now see in the Pokedex – six new gen 2 babies have made an appearance. They are: Pichu, Cleffa, Elekid, Igglypuff, Magby and Smoochum.
Hatching Gen 2 Baby Pokemon
You can hatch baby pokemon from eggs.
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Baby pokemon can fight in gyms just like any other pokemon, which raises questions about child abuse (punch the baby, anyone?) and child exploitation (since when babies working overnight is OK?) 😉
New Generation 2 Pokedex Entries
Once you’ve hatched or seen new baby pokemon, new pokedex entries will show up.
Pikachu Gets Ready for Christmas
You can also catch a festive Pikachu wearing a Santa hat, for a limited time only, until December 29, 2016. Festive Pikachus will evolve into festive Raichus and will retain their hats beyond the Christmas event.
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Don’t forget to stock up on the candy in preparation for other Generation 2 additions, to be launched in the near future.
Have you caught a festive Pikachu or hatched a pokemon baby? Let us know at Pokemon151 Forums.