Niantic has launched a new Legendary Raid Boss, following the end of the Ho-Oh timed event. Pokemon Go fans can now try and catch Grourdan and are available for around a month.”Groudon, the Ground-type Legendary Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region, is now appearing in Raid Battles around the world,” a message from Niantic explains.
Keep an eye out for Groudon at Gyms near you, and you may be one of the first to catch this Legendary Pokémon. But don’t delay—Groudon will only be available until 1:00 p.m. PST on January 15, 2018. More Pokemon Go Gen 3 launches are expected this launch, with Trainers hoping that the upcoming Christmas event might include a few top choices. It’s hoped that the returning event will be launched around December 20, although Niantic has not confirmed their release plans.
Pokemon Go recently brought many new and amazing features. Pokemon Go’s biggest update took place newly which got players really excited, Generation3 Pokemon along with Real-Time weather was introduced in Pokemon Go. Real-Time weather seems to have a great impact on how and which Pokemon spawn takes place. Pokemon seems to have a great boost depending on Weather System. Pokemon Go’s support page confirmed that both the Deepsea Scale and Deepsea Tooth would be added in the coming weeks as a new evolutionary item. Both items are used to evolve the “Gen 3” Pokemon Clamperl into aGorebyss or a Huntail.
Evolutionary items are special items that can be obtained from PokeStops and gyms and are used to evolve certain Pokemon in conjunction with Candies. Evolutionary items were added to Pokemon Go as part of the “Gen 2” expansion earlier this year. The Deepsea Scale and Deepsea Tooth increase the number of evolutionary items in Pokemon Go up to seven.
While there are multiple Pokemon that have divergent evolutionary paths, Clamperl is the first in Pokemon Go that requires separate evolutionary items to evolve into one form or the other. While neither Gorebyss or Huntail are expected to be top-tier Pokemon in Pokemon Go, both have decent Attack and Defense stats, which could make them reliable gym defenders or secondary attackers. Gorebyss is considered the stronger of the two Pokemon, with a max CP of 2281.
Interestingly, neither evolutionary item is in the GAME_MASTER file, which means that Pokemon Go will need to push an update before they can be added to the game. That means that we might be waiting a little while longer for the second wave of “Gen 3” Pokemon to appear.
There are more updates to look forward to on the way, teased Niantic’s official spokesperson. A big holiday update is in the works, with more details to be shared “soon. As we can clearly see Niantic is actively expanding the Pokemon GO development team to build many more amazing updates in 2018.“Stay tuned for news next week about upcoming improvements to certain features.” and as a trainer, I hope we get something much better than a global event. What are your thoughts?