You Can Now Catch "Ditto" in Pokémon GO

This little shapeshifter's been added to the game.

5 months Ago · Jack Lowe · 1147 Views

Developers Niantic have confirmed that Ditto - a little amorphic purple blob - has been added to Pokémon GO. It's not going to be as easy to catch as your everyday Pokémon however, as Ditto has the unique ability to transform into a wide array of other Pokémon, so on the map it will just appear as a Rattata, Pidgey, Spearow or Magikarp. Once captured, his true self will be revealed and he'll be added to your Pokédex.

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According to Niantic, his ability to shape shift was the reason Ditto wasn't included in the game from day one, as he proved difficult to code. Watch a video of a Ditto being caught, disguised as a Rattata, below.

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