Pokemon Go developer Niantic is rolling out a new feature that makes it easier to see which Pokemon may hatch from certain eggs. Tapping on one of the eggs in your inventory will pull up a list of all the Pokemon that may possibly hatch from it. Each monster is categorized by their rarity; Pokemon denoted with one egg icon will be most common, while those with five eggs will be rarest.
Eggs have been among the most controversial elements of Pokemon Go. Niantic has previously been criticized for the very low hatch rates certain Pokemon have, especially since some monsters–such as Happiny, which is available as a Shiny as part of the game’s spring event–can only be obtained by hatching them. This move should at least give players a somewhat better idea of how likely some eggs are to yield certain Pokemon.
We’re excited to share that all Trainers will now be able to see which Pokémon may hatch from Eggs in their Inventory! Tap an Egg to see a list of possible Pokémon and their rarity level.
— Niantic Support (@NianticHelp) April 7, 2021
The aforementioned spring event runs until tomorrow, April 8. As part of it, spring-themed Pokemon such as flower crown-wearing versions of Pikachu and Chansey are appearing in the wild more frequently. There is also a Spring Collection Challenge that tasks players with catching certain monsters before the event ends.