Niantic is releasing a brand new Mega Evolution function for Pokémon Go, bringing extra highly effective advanced types of sure pokémon to the game. Mega Evolution was launched to the mainline Pokémon sequence in Pokémon X and Y and continued in Sun and Moon, however it doesn’t seem in the latest video games Sword and Shield, which have an identical function known as Dynamax.
In Pokémon Go, Mega Evolution is dealt with with a brand new useful resource known as Mega Energy that’s earned by battling Mega-Evolved pokémon in raids. You can Mega Evolve pokémon together with Beedrill, Blastoise, Charizard, and Venusaur after getting sufficient vitality. The pokémon will develop into a lot stronger of their new types, so Mega Evolution is more likely to have main implications for high-level play.
Only one Mega-Evolved pokémon may be held directly, which is presumably a nod to the impact’s momentary nature within the mainline sequence. A brand new pokédex function will allow you to preserve observe of which pokémon you’ve Mega Evolved up to now. Once you’ve Mega Evolved a selected pokémon a single time, you gained’t want as a lot vitality to take action once more sooner or later.
Niantic will probably be holding numerous occasions all through September specializing in Mega Evolutions, and there’ll even be a brand new particular analysis questline within the game. It’s not clear precisely when the function will begin rolling out, although.