Here’s everything you need to know about Meltan, Pokémon Go’s new mythical Pokémon

 Here’s everything you need to know about Meltan, Pokémon Go’s new mythical Pokémon

Earlier today, The Pokémon Company finally revealed the name of the mysterious Pokémon added to Pokémon Go over the weekend: The Nut Pokémon, Meltan.

Meltan is a Steel-type Pokémon that has a body made of liquid metal and can conduct electricity with ease. It’s also a mythical Pokémon, meaning it joins the likes of Mew and Celebi as one of the game’s rarest Pokémon.

UK: New Pokémon Discovered: Introducing Meltan!

What’s this? Trainers, thanks to your field reports, we can now confirm that a brand-new species of Pokémon has just been discovered! Introducing Meltan, the Hex Nut Pokémon! Professor Oak and Professor Willow have teamed up to research this mysterious new species of Pokémon, and what they’ve uncovered is pretty interesting.

Meltan will be available to find in Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go Eevee! for the Nintendo Switch, but players will only be able to grab it through linking with Pokémon Go

The exact method for how to catch this Pokémon in both games hasn’t been revealed yet. At this time, Meltan appears in Pokémon Go’s overworld, but it always turns into a Ditto upon capture.

This article will be updated as we discover more about this new and exciting Pokémon.