Niantic has announced that Alolan form Pokémon will soon start to appear in Pokémon GO, the location-based game welcoming the unique Kanto region variants that were first seen in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon.
“Sunny days are ahead! Whether your forecast calls for rain or shine, we’re celebrating all around the world by introducing some special Pokémon from the tropical Alola region to Pokémon GO,” the developer shared.
“Get ready for some of the Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region to appear in their Alolan forms! These unique variants were first seen in the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon video games, and they will make their way to Pokémon GO in the coming weeks.
“Keep an eye out for news related to this exciting change—and don’t forget to tell your friends! Stay safe, and happy exploring!”