Everything you need to know about the new mythical Pokemon Meltan! . A new species of Pokémon—one that nobody has ever seen before—has been discovered! This Pokémon is called Meltan, and as of now, it is quite the enigma. . NameMeltan CategoryHex Nut Pokémon TypeSteel Height0'08" Weight17.6 lbs. . Most of Meltan’s body is made from liquid metal, and its shape is very fluid. It can use its liquid arms and legs to corrode metal and absorb it into its own body. . Meltan generates electricity using the metal it absorbs from outside sources. It uses this electricity as an energy source and also as an attack that can be fired from its eye. . Clearly a curious Pokémon, Meltan is very expressive and shows an interest in all kinds of things. . Mysterious Pokémon GO Sightings . Many reports have come in about sightings of Ditto in Pokémon GO that have transformed into Meltan. The number of sightings has significantly decreased over the past few days, but it appears these "Meltan" are still appearing in various areas. . Research is being conducted on these appearances of Meltan, but we have learned that Pokémon GO is somehow key to meeting this curious new Pokémon in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! We’ll be sure to provide updates as we discover more! . Professor Oak . Professor Oak does his research on Pokémon at his laboratory in the Kanto region’s Pallet Town. He is one of the leading authorities in the field of Pokémon research. In Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, he gives a Pokédex to both you and your rival—entrusting you with his dream of completing it. . Professor Willow . Professor Willow’s research centers around plenty of fieldwork—and the help of Pokémon GO players all over the world—to fully understand the habitats and distribution of Pokémon. He was once an assistant to Professor Oak, and it seems he talks to his mentor whenever he runs into a hitch in his research.