Niantic announces Supereffective Week, Terrakion raid dates and first-ever Friend Fest for Pokémon GO

Niantic has announced several new events for Pokémon GO. Read on below for all the details:

Gather round for a feast of November events!

Trainers,

As the year draws to a close, we’re excited to let you know about the Pokémon GO events on the horizon! Look forward to in-game festivities that will explore Pokémon types, introduce you to Legendary Pokémon, and celebrate friendship during this joyful time!

Supereffective Week

Did you know that Fairy-type moves are super effective in battle against Fighting-type Pokémon? Or that Psychic-type Pokémon are weak to Bug-type moves? Take part in Supereffective Week to learn more about Pokémon types, and you might discover an exciting Pokémon to partner up with in battle against Team GO Rocket!

Date + Time

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST to Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST (GMT −8)

Features

  • Pokémon that might be strong partners in battle against Team GO Rocket and other Trainers will be appearing more often in the wild, in raids, and in Field Research!
  • If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Tentacool.

Bonuses

  • 2× Stardust from Trainer Battles
  • More Potions and Revives from PokéStops
  • Guaranteed Charged TM from three-star raids

Terrakion charges into five-star raids!

Terrakion, the Cavern Pokémon, is coming to five-star raids! This Rock- and Fighting-type Legendary Pokémon is said to be strong enough to destroy an entire castle! It’ll be in your favor to challenge it with Water-, Grass-, Fighting-, Ground-, Psychic-, Steel-, and Fairy-type Pokémon.

Date + Time

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST to Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST (GMT −8)

Features

  • Terrakion will make its debut in five-star raids.

Friend Fest

Celebrate the spirit of family and friendship with the first-ever Friend Fest!

Date + Time

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST to Monday, December 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST (GMT −8)

Features

  • Encounter family-themed Pokémon—such as Nidoran♀, Nidoran♂, their Evolutions, and more—in the wild and in research tasks.

Bonuses

  • 1/2 Stardust trade cost
  • You can make two special trades per day
  • Attack boost when you raid with friends

—The Pokémon GO team

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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