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With Pokemon Go players transfixed on catching the Legendary Pokemon now in the game, Niantics quiet rework on the egg hatching pools might have gone unnoticed. However, thanks to the data mining community known as The Silph Road, players can now see which Pokemon hatch from 2K, 5K, and 10K eggs. Using a months worth of samples, the team concluded nine Pokemon have been removed from eggs, 13 have been added, and the rarity and distances for certain species have changed.

On July 7th, the generation I starters Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle were removed, along with fellow generation I Pokemon Ekans, Staryu, Goldeen, Magnemite, and Vulpix. Generation IIs Bug/Flying-type Yanma was also taken out of the possible hatchings.

The removal of generation I starters seemed fitting, as part of the new hatches replacing them are generation IIs starters Chikorita, Cyndaquil, and Totodile. Teddiursa, Houndour, Snubbull, Marill, Wooper, Hoppip, Swinub, Natu, and Spinarak were also generation II additions, along with the previously reported Chinchou, who had been noticed after it moved from the 10K tier to the more fitting 5K.

Mantine, Gligar, and Pineco also switched from 10K to 5K, making the long-distance 10K pool more well-rounded, as the longer walking distance should give rarer Pokemon to players. Currently, Pokemon like Snorlax and Lapras are in the 10K pool, which is fitting because they are rarely found in the wild unlike the three previously mentioned.

To accommodate for the smaller pool sizes in the 10K and 2K tiers, Niantic has made certain species harder to find in a hatch. In turn, The Silph Roads previous chart rankings, which included sections for Common, Uncommon, Rare, and Super-Rare, will now include a Hyper-Rare portion. Surprisingly, Wobbuffet, Girafarig, Dunsparce, and Shuckle are the only Pokemon listed in the Hyper-Rare category, touting a 0.2 percent hatch rate within their tiers.

Apart from being helpful to know which Pokemon are available in eggs, the new rework also provides evidence on future content. Niantic made a similar egg hatching rework before the launch of generation II at the beginning of 2017. The new egg tiers combined with the recent data mine revealing generation III names in the code lends further proof that the next generation of Pokemon could be coming within the next few months. Until then, trainers can focus on capturing the Legendary Beasts Raikou, Suicune, and Entei as they travel across the globe over the next three months.

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I'm happy that people can see what's gonna hatch hate having to wait to see what Pokmon I'm gonna get.

Thanks for this info man
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