How to Catch a Ditto in Pokémon GO January 2021

Knowing which disguises Ditto can take is how to catch it in Pokémon GO for January 2020.
Knowing which disguises Ditto can take is how to catch it in Pokémon GO for January 2020. | Photo by The Pokémon Company

How to catch a Ditto in Pokémon GO January 2021 will be necessary to know if you're looking to catch the Transform Pokémon. Ditto's thing is that it can take the form of any Pokémon and almost never appears in the wild out of disguise. This makes it difficult to spot in the wild if you don't know what you're looking for.

How to Catch a Ditto in Pokémon GO January 2021

If you want to catch Ditto, you'll have to know what disguises it could take for the month. The kinds of Pokémon Ditto can appear as change periodically. For Jan. 2021, Ditto can be disguised as any of the following, according to Leek Duck:

  • Paras
  • Hoothoot
  • Spinarak
  • Hoppip
  • Remoraid
  • Whismur
  • Gulpin
  • Numel
  • Bidoof
  • Foongus

There's no way to tell if the Pokémon you've found is a Ditto or not. You won't know if it's a Ditto until you catch it. Once captured, the Ditto will undo its transformation and reveal itself. It's tedious, but it's the only way to catch a Ditto in Pokémon GO.

Ditto isn't particularly useful in Pokémon GO in terms of battle, and doesn't have the same gameplay utility as it does in the main series games. It is needed for some Research, like Melmetal's story.