New batch of Pokémon GO Shadow Pokémon include Vulpix, Raikou, and more | Nintendo Wire

Get ready to purify, Trainers — new Shadow Pokémon are being added to Pokémon GO! When you face off against Team Rocket Grunts at PokéStops, there’s a chance you can run into Shadow versions of Vulpix, Exeggcute, Exeggutor, Omanyte, Omastar, Misdreavus, Carvanha, and Sharpedo, while Rocket Leaders can have Pinsir, Mawile, and Beldum. Finally, if you face Giovanni he can have the Legendary Raikou as a snaggable Pokémon!

After beating the Rocket members, you have a chance to catch one of the Shadow Pokémon, which you can purify after adding to your team. The new Pokémon are available now, so go ahead and see if you can snag one on your morning commute!


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Gamer, writer and devourer of pasta. Whenever not letting his daydreams run out of control, he can be found writing for Nintendo Wire, playing old JRPGs, or reading sci-fi and fantasy novels and comics.

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