Gen 6 is coming to Pokémon Go

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What you need to know

  • Pokémon originally discovered in the Kalos region of Gen VI are coming to Pokémon Go soon.
  • Starting on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, Trainers will be able to catch, hatch, or evolve 17 new Pokémon.
  • To celebrate, there will be a week long event during which Gen VI Pokémon will be spawning at increased rates.
  • A Mysterious One Star Raid Egg was also teased.

As part of the Go Beyond update coming to Pokémon Go, the Pokémon originally discovered in the Kalos region of Gen VI will soon make their debut! Beginning on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 17 new Pokémon, including 2020's Pokémon of the Year Greninja, will be available to catch, hatch, or evolve. The first Kalos region Pokémon you'll be able to add to your Pokédex in Pokémon Go will include:

  • Chespin
  • Quilladin
  • Chesnaught
  • Fennekin
  • Braixen
  • Delphox
  • Froakie
  • Frogadier
  • Greninja
  • Bunnelby
  • Diggersby
  • Fletchling
  • Fletchinder
  • Talonflame
  • Litleo
  • Pyroar
  • Klefki*

Note: Klefki will be a Regional Exclusive available only in France, the country which inspired the Kalos region.

Additionally, these Pokémon will be featured in an event from December 2 through December 8 and a Mysterious Pokémon will be featured in One Star Raids. More details about this event and the Mysterious Raid will be released soon.

Are you excited for your chance to catch these new Pokémon? Were you one of the many Trainers who voted for Greninja as Pokémon of the Year, now eager to evolve one? Do you have any guess as to who the Mysterious Pokémon getting ready to hatch from One Star Raid Eggs is? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out our Best Pokémon Go Accessories, so you can be fully equipped on your journey to become a Pokémon Master!

Casian Holly

Casian Holly has been writing about gaming at iMore since 2019, but their real passion is Pokémon. From the games to the anime, cards and toys, they eat, sleep, and breathe all things Pokémon. You can check out their many Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sword and Shield guides and coverage here on iMore.