Gen 8, I choose you!

This time last weekNiantic revealed that Pokémon GO would soon see Galarian Meowth and Galarian Stunfisk added, as part of a special event and now it seems a few more Gen 8 Pokémon could be crossing over sometime very soon as well.

Nothing is officially announced just yet, but in the coding for Pokémon GO, data has been discovered for a variety of Galarian form Pokémon, in both their normal and shiny state, but Gen 8 additions like Obstagoon, have also been revealed as well.

Photos of the Galarian form Pokémon can be seen below, but what’s more, new Gen 8 badges have also been seemingly discovered as well:

Datamined Galar form Pokémon consist of:

  • Galarian Darumaka
  • Galarian Darmanitan (Standard Mode)
  • Galarian Darmanitan (Zen Mode)
  • Galarian Meowth
  • Perrserker
  • Galarian Farfetch’d
  • Sirfetch’d
  • Galarian Slowpoke
  • Galarian Ponyta
  • Galarian Rapidash
  • Galarian Zigzagoon
  • Galarian Linoone
  • Obstagoon


What’s more, according to the coding, Galarian Zigzagoon and Galarian Darumaka, are both stated to be available during the upcoming Throwback Challenge 2020: Special Reseach.


Source: @Chrales, @pokelover941@JoseduGames & @coupleofgaming (Twitter)

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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