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Pokémon HOME will finally be able to connect to smartphone game Pokémon GO by the end of the year, The Pokémon Company has confirmed.

The app, which currently lets players transfer Pokémon between games on Nintendo Switch and with past titles through Pokémon Bank, will soon allow monsters to be traded from Pokémon GO. A new chart showing how all of the games can connect was shown during today's Pokémon presentation.

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Interestingly, by transferring a monster from Pokémon GO to Pokémon HOME, players will receive a Mystery Gift for a special Melmetal which can Gigantamax. No such Melmetal has ever been released before.

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Gigantamax Melmetal
Height: 82'+
Weight: ????.? lbs.
Type: Steel
Ability: Iron Fist

While Gigantamaxed, the Mythical Pokémon Melmetal can use its flexible and elastic liquid-metal body to land punches even when opponents keep their distance. Steel-type attacks used by Gigantamax Melmetal will change to G-Max Meltdown, a powerful move that slams opponents with shock waves and swirling liquid metal. This move doesn’t only deal damage to opponents—it also prevents them from using the same move consecutively.

If a solid release date for Pokémon HOME's GO connectivity is revealed, or should the service go live before we get an announcement, we'll be sure to let you know.