Pokémon GO Fest 2022 Announces Epic Legendary and Mega Raid Battles
Niantic has just revealed the Legendary and Mega Raid Battles that will be available during Pokémon GO Fest 2022, which will allow players the opportunity to catch Shiny variants of popular creatures like Mewtwo and Groudon starting one week from now. The latest iteration of the annual Pokémon GO Fest was announced back in March, with both virtual and in-person events planned for aspiring Pokémon trainers all over the world. The last two Pokémon GO Fests were decreased to a virtual-just affair because of the COVID-19 pandemic, yet this didn't stop Pokémon GO Fest 2021 from breaking records and making about $21 million in income throughout the span of two days.
Details during the current year's Pokémon GO Fest have started to arise as Niantic and The Pokémon Company continue to construct fervor leading up to the first day of the occasion on Saturday, June 4. As was the case with past Pokémon GO Fest events, players who participate will be able to capture legendary Pokémon like the Generation 4 grass-type Shaymin, who is finally being made available to capture after being announced back in March. Players will also start earning stat-boosting Candy XL at an earlier level than usual during the "Season of GO" occasion that will start off Pokémon GO Fest 2022, and fans will actually want to catch all manner of rare Shiny variants through raids and challenges held across four different in-game environments.
Yesterday, Pokémon GO announced the full list of events and bonuses being made available in the upcoming month, as posted on the official Pokémon GO Twitter page. This includes the Legendary and Mega Raid Battles that will be held as part of Pokémon GO Fest 2022, which will all be held for seven days apiece over time. The Legendary raids will start with the sea-commanding Kyogre on Wednesday, June 1 through Tuesday, June 7, trailed by its land-based counterpart Groudon from Tuesday, June 7 to Thursday, June 16. The lab-developed Psychic Pokémon Mewtwo will be available to capture not once yet two times - trainers will actually want to catch a version outfitted with the Charged Attack Shadow Ball between Thursday, June 16 and Thursday, June 23, 2022, and another variant with the Charged Attack Psystrike from Thursday, June 23 to Friday, July 1. There will also be several Mega Pokémon Raid Battles in June, starting with Mega Steelix from Wednesday, June 1 until Tuesday, June 7, Mega Aerodactyl from Tuesday, June 7 to Thursday, June 16, Mega Venusaur from Thursday, June 16 until Thursday, June 23, and Mega Blastoise from Thursday, June 23 to Friday, July 1. All of these Pokémon GO Raid Battles feature their designated Pokémon in both regular and Shiny variants.
Indeed, even before this month's Pokémon GO Fest 2022, players have been logging into a wide assortment of designated events themed after the Alola district of Pokémon Sun and Moon all year lengthy. Last month's Pokémon GO "Season Of Alola" occasion added several new Raid Pokémon, Shiny Variants, and evolutionary stages from the tropical Generation Seven district, and the new Pokémon GO Alolan Geodude Community Day put the spotlight on the Electric/Rock cross breed and even inspired some tasty chocolate treats.
The stage is currently set for Pokémon GO Fest 2022, with a lot of new events, Raid Battles, and Shiny Pokémon variants coming to the exceptionally successful versatile game all month lengthy. The first of these festivities will begin this Wednesday, whenever fans will get the chance to capture regular and Shiny versions of some of the franchise's most notable Legendary and Mega Pokémon in special Pokémon GO Raid Battles.