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Starting after the Pokémon GO Community Day Classic - November 2022 - Dratini, a mysterious Pokémon was hanging around Trainers who pick up a suspicious coin in Pokémon GO. Professor Willow and biology teacher Jacq of Paldea have identified the Pokémon and its ecology!

YouTube Clip - Where are these mysterious coins coming from?

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nzi0S3NGzg

YouTube Clip - Where are these mysterious coins coming from? (Japanese)

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVYrjE9eZM0

YouTube Clip - You’ve Been Ambushed by Gimmighoul!

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYH1cpAtjEE

YouTube Clip - You’ve Been Ambushed by Gimmighoul! (Japanese)

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtVtILdrnLg

The mysterious Pokémon, Gimmighoul!

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Gimmighoul (Roaming Form) | Gimmighoul (Chest Form)

A mysterious Pokémon suddenly showed up all over the world. Did you all see it?

It turns out that this Pokémon, seen hanging around Trainers who have picked up a suspicious coin, is Gimmighoul, who was originally discovered in the Paldea region!

Research conducted by Professor Willow and Jacq, a biology teacher from the Paldea region, confirms that Trainers have spotted Gimmighoul in its Roaming Form. Further, there’s another form in the Paldea region called Chest Form Gimmighoul.

To see Professor Willow’s and Jacq’s discussion and to learn more about Gimmighoul’s ecology, check out this website!

We’re still receiving reports that Roaming Form Gimmighoul is being spotted all over the world! If you haven’t met it yet, let’s GO searching for it!

How do you catch Roaming Form Gimmighoul? And how exactly can Trainers use these mysterious coins they’ve gotten hold of? Wait for the next research report to find out!

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Will Link with Pokémon GO in 2023!​


It has been confirmed that Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet—slated for release on Friday, November 18, 2022—will link with Pokémon GO.​ Linking these games will allow you to get Roaming Form Gimmighoul in Pokémon GO.​ This feature is slated for 2023, so please wait for future announcements to learn more.

NOTES: You cannot send Pokémon from Pokémon GO directly to Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet.​​

Support for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet is expected to be added to Pokémon HOME after the games’ release. Please wait for future announcements for more details.​​

Sources: https://scarletviolet.pokemon.com/en-us/news/pokemongo_link/ and https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/coin/
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