The Best Pokémon Go Sightings

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What’s the coolest place you’ve seen pocket monsters popping up in Pokémon Go?

Originally published 7/10/2016—check the comment section for dozens of the amazing shots.

A steady stream of awesome Pokémon Go sightings have been pouring onto the internet since the game launched, and while we’ve caught some real gems at places like churches and toilets, there are just too many to collect all the really outstanding ones.

That is, unless we all work together. If you catch a particularly hilarious, beautiful or otherwise striking pictures of Pokémon preparing to be caught or presiding over particularly poignant gyms, bring them here and add to the pile.


We’ll start.

If it were up to me, this Clefairy would rule the Westboro Baptist Church gym for all eternity. Unfortunately it belongs to a Team Instinct player, so it’s likely been removed 20 times over by now.

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Redditor Bringther1ot not only secured a brand new Pidgey, shortly afterwards he found a small female child that had been hiding in his wife for months.


It’s not that the Zubat is hovering off the side of a mountain, daring the trainer to come a little closer, but the fact that the trainer in question is the chief technology officer of Does this mean Alexa will soon be alerting us to nearby Pokémon? Probably not.

There are three to get you started. Now show us the best Pokémon Go sightings you’ve come across.


Submit your pics, tweets and links in the comments below.

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