What has Pokémon Go done to Central Park? The once beloved respite in the heart of New York City is now swarming with zombie-like crowds of distracted people clutching their smartphones and ignoring the fetching greenery and basic traffic laws. So, pretty much your average week night in NYC with a few a rare candies thrown in.
One player captured in video the mayhem that erupted in Central Park on Thursday night after a Vaporean was spotted. Watch as hundreds of people rush across halted traffic in order to capture the rare creature. One man even gets out of his running car.
For reference, a Vaporean is a rare Pokémon that can evolve from an Eevee. It’s blue and cute and kind of looks like what would happen if a cat bred with an alligator and then sprouted a lizard-like frill.
Now, is a Vaporean worth getting your car jacked? I mean, just look at it.
I'm playing through Ocarina of Time this summer and I thought of the perfect name for my Vaporean. And it's tiny! pic.twitter.com/HZygK6VX5d— A Little SkittlesBeats… As A Treat (@squiddlesbeats) July 14, 2016
As is evidenced from the videos above, these Pokémon Go players are the real deal and will stop at nothing to capture their Vaporean.