Niantic has announced the Pokémon Go Gen 2 update, which brings the Johto starters from the Gen 2 games Gold and Silver, along with new evolutions and more.
Chikorita, Cyndaquil and Totodile — better known as the Johto starters — will finally make their Pokémon Go
Other non-starter Pokémon include Crobat, Donphan, Hoothoot,
Hoppip, Marill, Murkrow and Skarmory.
Official artwork for the Pokémon Go Gen 2 release also confirms the addition of new Eevee evolutions Espeon and Umbreon.
Overall, we can expect over 80 new Pokémon to join the game.
Niantic has re-done the encounter interface too. When engaging a Pokémon, new options will appear in a carousel, offering not just
Pokéballs but new berries you can use as well. Read more (2/15/17 8:30 AM)
in GSC, the pokemon sprites consisted of two colors (from a limited palette), plus black, plus transparent. which, because the background was white, ended up looking like white. It looked great despite the limitations, giving it a very signature, nostalgic feeling, and lending otherwise complicated designs more of a streamlined appeal.
Unfortunately, it could lead to some truly menacing effects.
And here’s that Laser Rods pic I was talking about [and the model sheet for kicks!]
Jolt and Sizzle are so dang fun to draw. The two Autobots, too, but the con guys just have so much more personality. Maybe i’ll go and tweak Volt and Electro, see if I cant push a little more out of their design