‘Pokemon Go’ Gen 2 Release Date, News & Update: Smeargle, Qwilfish, Girafarig, Delibird & Heracross To Join Roster; More Evolutions Coming! Details Here!

By Kenneth Bren Briones , Updated Dec 01, 2016 09:59 AM EST

Niantic Labs deserves a pat on the back. They are said to be releasing a lot of updates for "Pokemon Go" before this year ends. For next year's update, Gen 2 Pokemon from the Johto region is reportedly joining the roster!

"Pokemon Go" continues to invade the mobile gaming world. Trainers have many things to look forward to in the Gen 2 update. The game itself is evolving in an attention-grabbing kind of way. According to reports, "Pokemon Go" Gen 2 is slated to rollout after Niantic will release Gen 1's final Pokemon -- believed to be the legendary creatures Mew, Mewtwo, Articuno, Moltres, Zapdos. The Legendary Pokemon is also rumored to be included in the next update before this year ends.

According to reports, the predicted next gen region-locked monsters of "Pokemon Go" will include Heracross for South America, Miltank for North America, Dunsparce for Australia, Smeargle for Europe, Girafarig for Africa, Delibird for Antartica and Qwilfish for Asia. These Pokemon are from the Johto Region and were featured "Pokemon Gold" and "Pokemon Silver" in 1999.

There are chatters as well that new evolutions are coming our way. A Pokemon that doesn't have evolutions in "Pokemon Go" Gen 1 will soon have one in "Pokemon Go" Gen 2. These are Steelix, Scizor, Crobat, Politoed, Hitmontop, Blissey, Slowking, Porygon 2, Kingdra, Bellosom, Espeon and Umbreon as reported.

In the meantime, the release of Ditto to the wild last November has ignited speculations that Breeding may come into play in "Pokemon Go'' Gen 2. Since this monster had a significant role in breeding in main Pokemon games. According to a previous report from Gamenguide, a new batch of monsters will be joining the "Pokemon Go" realm.

In "Pokemon Go" hub, that the new batch of Pokemon will peak at 100 with 86 new moves and meta updates. The update is rumored to launch on Dec. 7, 2016. To have the latest scoop on the "Pokemon Go" hype, stay tuned to Gamenguide.

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