Pokemon is preparing for a franchise-wide takeover by Ditto for April Fool's Day.

Both Pokemon Go and Pokemon Cafe ReMix will feature takeovers of sort featuring Ditto in mini-events that kick off on April 1st

The Pokemon Go event will feature an outbreak of Ditto, including Ditto that take the forms of humans like Professor Willow

Meanwhile, Pokemon Cafe ReMix will give players the opportunity to recruit Ditto as a worker for their cafe, as well as two new outfits.

that allow Ditto to transform into either Pikachu or Eevee.

Pokemon Go owes its creation due to April Fools' Day. Google Maps released an April Fool's Day game

in which players had to catch Pokemon by finding them on various Google Maps

That became the kernel of an idea for what would eventually become Pokemon Go.