The Pokémon Company International recently announced that the “Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution” animated movie launched on Netflix on Pokémon Day. In anticipation of this global premiere, Armored Mewtwo is appearing in Pokémon GO Legendary raids until March 2 at 21:00 UTC. Additionally, in keeping with the theme of the movie, there are increased encounters of select Pokémon featured in the film. Special Pokémon clones including Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise are appearing in Pokémon GO raids with the exclusive moves Frenzy Plant, Blast Burn and Hydro Cannon, respectively. Clone Pikachu may appear in photos taken in the popular mobile game.
The Pokémon GO celebrations don’t end there, as players may encounter Pikachu and Eevee wearing party hats in the wild, as well as Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle sporting the same festive look and hatching from 7 km Eggs. Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle wearing party hats are also available in one-star Raid Battles. As an added bonus, players can complete two Special Trades as they celebrate Pokémon Day with friends.
Source: The Pokémon Company and Niantic