Here's how far you'll need to walk to get Pokemon Go's new Gen 2 baby Pokemon

Tis the season to go walking.... fa la la...*cough* Ahem, yes, Pokemon Go now has a festive Pikachu for the holiday season and 7 new pokemon (opens in new tab), but how do you get these adorable new 'mon in Pokemon Go (opens in new tab)

Well Cleffa, Igglybuff, Pichu, Togepi, Elekid, Magby and Smoochum are all hiding inside eggs. Here's how far you'll have to walk. Time to stock up on incubators and hope it's not icy out there. 

  • 2km - Cleffa and Igglybuff
  • 5km - Pichu and Togepi
  • 10km - Elekid, Magby and Smoochum

More Pokemon from the next generation will be arriving over the next few months and going by the Pokemon Go datamining that found shinies, pokemon genders and more avatar customisation (opens in new tab), this holiday update is just the beginning of things to come. 

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