Mythical Pokémon Meltan Officially Announced

Just the other day, everyone was so obsessed with a recently discovered Pokémon appearing in Pokémon GO. Today, it has officially been revealed that Meltan is likely the first Gen 8 Pokémon. There isn’t a lot of information yet revealed but let’s take a look at what we do know.

A video was just released showing Professor Willow chatting with Professor Oak about the discovery. It turns out Ditto have been transforming themselves into the mythical Pokémon for some reason. If you find Meltan in Pokémon GO, it will turn out to be a Ditto. We only know about Meltan through an old book Professor Oak read. Meltan is the Hex Nut Pokémon and is a Steel-type. It is able to corrode metal and absorb into its own body and can even generate its own electricity in order to attack.

More details on Meltan and how it is connected to Pokémon GO and the Let’s Go titles will be revealed in the future. For now, visit the official website and watch the announcement trailer below to learn more.