Check Out this Pokemon GO guide on how to encounter and catch the 2nd gen Pokemon - Smeargle! Use the GO Snapshot, take photos of your Pokemon, and encounter Smeargle.
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How To Encounter & Catch Smeargle
Use Pokemon GO Snapshot
To encounter and catch Smeargle in Pokemon GO, you need to use the new GO Snapshot feature! Choose a Pokemon and click the camera icon or open your camera from your Item Bag.Check Out GO Snapshot Details!
Choose Pokemon To Take Photo Of
Choose the Pokemon that you want to take a photo of. Take note that Smeargle will copy the moves of the Pokemon in the photo it photobombs.
Smeargle Will Randomly Appear In Snapshot
After taking a photo, if you're lucky, Smeargle will randomly appear in the snapshot. You can see this in the preview of the photo and in the saved photo in your mobile.
Smeargle Encounters Are Random
Snapshots you take in Pokemon GO won't automatically translate to an encounter with a Smeargle. These instances are random and are not 100% guaranteed.
Exit Into Game Map To Encounter Smeargle
After Smeargle appears in your Snapshot, you can exit into the Pokemon GO map and you'll encounter Smeargle there. This will allow you to catch the Pokemon.
Smeargle Is Final Johto Pokemon Implemented
Smeargle is the final Pokemon from the Johto region that has been implemented in Pokemon GO. It is famous for its move "Sketch" as it copies other Pokemon's moves.Check Out Smeargle Moves & Stats Here!
Smeargle Copies Moves Of Pokemon It Photobombs
Instead of having its "Sketch" move, Smeargle in Pokemon GO will copy the moves of the Pokemon it photobombs. It's suggested to take Snapshots of powerful Pokemon to increase the chances of Smeargle having strong moves.Check Out All Move List Here!
Encounter Smeargle Once A Day
Smeargle can only be encountered once a day. To catch more Smeargles, take Snapshots of your Pokemon every day.