The Pokemon Go Sixth Anniversary celebration has kicked off
Six years in the past, Pokemon Go was launched to the plenty. Niantic Labs is commemorating the anniversary by internet hosting a six-day celebration with new quests, bonuses, and extra beginning right now.
This 12 months’s anniversary celebration includes a particular emphasis on Charizard, event-themed Field Research, Timed Research, and a Battle Weekend. There will even be Ultra Unlock bonuses due to the completion of Pokemon Go Fest Berlin.
Starting right now, July 6, and working via July 12, you will discover some particular Pokemon wandering all over the world. These are Party Hat Charmeleon, Party Hat Charizard, and Cake Costume Pikachu. This can be the primary time Trainers will have the ability to evolve their Party Hat Charmanders, and who is aware of, possibly you’ll even encounter Shiny Party Hat Charmeleon and Shiny Party Hat Charizard.
The Ultra Unlock bonus is an encounter with Pansear, a Pokemon that can be showing within the wild and inside raids all over the world throughout the Anniversary Event.
Another Ultra Unlock will see the looks of Unown E.
In the wild, you’ll encounter the next Pokemon extra freely: Bulbasaur, Party Hat Charmander, Squirtle, Cake Costume Pikachu, Machop, Ledyba, Ralts, Buneary, Pansear,
Venipede, Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, Bunnelby, Litleo, and Pikipek.
If you might be fortunate, you might also run into Gabite, Clauncher, and Helioptile.
Those who like collaborating in Raids will discover Pansear, Cake Costume Pikachu, Dratini, and Unown E showing in one-star Raids. Three-Star Raids will characteristic Venusaur, Party Hat Charizard, Blastoise, Tyranitar, and Metagross. Five-star Raids will star none apart from the electric-flying sort Zapdos. Charizard X and Y at the moment characteristic in Mega Raids and can proceed to take action all through the celebration.
Completing Field Research duties will discover you encountering Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, Rowlet, Litten, and Popplio. Some could even be shiny.
Field Research duties throughout this time are: spinning 6 PokeStops, catching completely different species of Pokemon, incomes 6 hearts together with your buddy, taking 6 photographs of untamed Pokemon, sending 6 items with stickers to pals, making 6 good throws, making 6 curveball throws, utilizing 6 berries to catch Pokemon, and catching 6 Pokemon.
There will even be event-exclusive Timed Research obtainable all through the occasion. Completion will open up encounters with Wash Rotom, a Pokemon that appears much like a washer.
For the Anniversary occasion, you may be tasked with finishing six units of quests (thanks, Leek Duck).
The first a part of the hunt focuses on catching Pokemon. Here, you will have to catch 15, catch 5 completely different species, make 5 good throws, make 3 nice throws, make 5 curveball throws, and use 10 berries. Rewards embrace varied Ball sorts, XP, Stardust, and an encounter with Foongus. Completing step one will reward you with One Poffin and you’ll encounter Pikachu carrying a Cake Costume.
Quest two within the Anniversary Event, is concentrated in your buddy. Here is what you must do: Get your buddy out to play with it, give it a deal with, take an image of it, battle one other coach together with your buddy whereas it is out, earn 5 hearts with it, and earn a sweet strolling together with your buddy. Completion of those duties will reward you with varied berries, Stardust, XP, and an encounter with a Party Hat-wearing Charmander.
For the third quest, you may be tasked with taking snapshots. You might want to take snapshots of untamed Pokemon, Charmander, your buddy, 5 completely different Pokemon, a normal-type, and three various kinds of grass, fireplace, or water Pokemon. The rewards embrace potions, Poke Balls, Xp, revives, Stardust, an Unova Stone, and encounters with Meowth and Pansear.
The fourth quest (which I’m on now), focuses on leaving the home. For this one, you will have to spin 5 PokeStops, hatch an egg, stroll 2km, earn a sweet together with your buddy, full 5 Field Research duties, and battle in Gyms 3 times. Rewards embrace Poke Balls, berries, XP, Stardust, Rare Candy, a Premium Raid Pass, and an encounter with the fabulous child Garchomp, Gible.
Gifts and preventing are the following issues on the checklist, and step 5 might be one of many best to finish. You might want to ship 5 items to pals, ship 5 items with stickers, switch 15 Pokemon, battle in two Raids, win a stage one or larger Raid, and you will have to energy up Pokemon 10 instances. Doing all of it will earn you some Stardust, potions, revives, one Fast and Charges TM, a Rocket Radar, and an encounter with Snorlax.
The sixth and ultimate a part of the hunt? Just accumulate the rewards. These embrace fairly a little bit of XP, Stardust, and an encounter with Wash Rotom.
There are new sixth Anniversary avatar gadgets obtainable in addition to new stickers.
Starting this weekend on July 9, a Battle Weekend will start. You can get pleasure from as much as 20 Go Battle League units every day. Team Go Rocket balloons will seem each two hours, and you’ll earn 5× Stardust from Go Battle League Rewards.
You will even obtain one additional Raid Pass per day, earn 50% additional XP from Raid Battles, two Mysterious Components from defeating Team Go Rocket Grunts, and 50% additional Stardust, and can encounter Legendary Pokemon in Go Battle League reward encounters at Rank 16 and up.
Also, for those who evolve a sure first companion Pokemon throughout Ultra Unlock: Battle Weekend, it is going to know assaults that beforehand featured throughout previous occasions.
Special Research centered on Giovanni can be obtainable. Complete it to earn Super Rocket Radar. This Special Research can be obtainable to say till the top of the Season of Go on September 1. Be positive to save lots of Shadow Latios from the Team Go Rocket boss.
Team Go Rocket Grunts and its leaders will even be utilizing completely different Shadow Pokemon. You might also encounter completely different Shiny Shadow Pokemon than regular, too, and may also run into new Shadow Pokemon akin to Geodude, Shinx, Purrloin, and extra.
Have enjoyable, and do not forget: subsequent month is the Pokemon Go Fest 2022 finale. Taking place on August 27, Niantic says to anticipate extra shiny Pokemon popping up across the globe, new Ultra Beasts are anticipated, and who is aware of what else is in retailer for gamers. Surely, Niantic has extra up its sleeves, so anticipate an satisfying time.