Pokemon Go Unveils Team Leaders

Niantic has finally revealed the fully images for the leaders of Teams Mystic, Valor, and Instinct!

When selecting one's team on Pokemon Go, all players have been greeted with so far is a short statement, legendary bird mascot, and silhouette of the team's supposed leader. Well, these leaders are mere silhouettes no longer; today, Niantic CEO John Hanke revealed the full images of the leaders of Teams Mystic, Valor, and Instinct at the company's panel at Comic-Con International.

Team Mystic's Blanche

Team Valor's Candela

Team Instinct's Spark

No further information on the leaders was revealed. (And I, for one, am still unsure about Blanche's gender, though I guess it doesn't matter since she/he/they is still the best #GoTeamMystic)

Hanke also revealed that the company is considering adding a breeding component to the game, though this feature has not yet been developed or even approved. Additionally, he answered player concerns about gym "poaching," where a new player takes over a gym right after a different player defeats it. The company are looking into player complaints, and hope to find a solution to this issue. 

Pokemon Go was released in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States at the beginning of the month, and has since become a worldwide phenomenon with availability expanding to include Canada, Japan, and most of Europe. 


Published Jul. 25th 2016
  • Ryan Gulliford
    I'm #teaminstinct and loving the game. I wonder what more information we'll get about the team leaders?...

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