Mega Manectric, Tynamo, and Therian Forme Thundurus to Appear in Pokémon GO
Catch, evolve, and power up Electric-type Pokémon aplenty in the upcoming Charge Up event.
If Electric-type Pokémon get you amped up, then Pokémon GO’s Charge Up event will be a true shocker indeed. From Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, March 22, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time, you can join the celebration by catching, evolving, and powering up Electric-type Pokémon. The Charge Up event will also give you the chance to encounter Mega Manectric and the EleFish Pokémon, Tynamo, who are making their Pokémon GO debut alongside Therian Forme Thundurus.
During this event, a surge of Electric-type Pokémon will be appearing in the wild, including Alolan Geodude, Voltorb, Electrike, Tynamo, and Stunfisk. Likewise, Electric-type Pokémon like Pichu, Elekid, Electrike, Shinx, Joltik, Tynamo, and Stunfisk will be hatching from 5 km Eggs.
Of course, Raid Battles will largely feature Electric-type Pokémon as well.
- One-star Raid Battles – Voltorb, Shinx, Blitzle, Klink, and Tynamo
- Three-star Raid Battles – Alolan Raichu, Alolan Graveler, Magneton, and Ampharos
- Five-star Raid Battles – Therian Forme Thundurus
- Mega Raids – Mega Houndoom, Mega Manectric, and Mega Abomasnow
Don’t forget to check out the event-exclusive research tasks that will be available during the event. Completing Field Research will net you rewards like Poké Balls, Ampharos Mega Energy, Manectric Mega Energy, encounters with Electric-type Pokémon, and more. Timed Research centered around evolving and powering up Electric-type Pokémon will also be available, and you’ll have a higher chance of receiving Evolution items when opening Gifts during the event period.
Make sure to “Charge Up” your mobile devices for this Pokémon GO event, Trainers! You’re bound to have an electrifyingly good time!
Tynamo, Mega Manectric, and Therian Forme Thundurus come roaring in for the first-ever Electric-type-themed event: Charge Up!
Charge up your batteries, and get ready to roll—Electric-type Pokémon will soon have their moment in the spotlight with the first-ever Charge Up event! Similar to previous events like Psychic Spectacular and Bug Out!, this event will focus on catching, evolving, and powering up Pokémon of a single type. This time, it’s Electric!
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- Electric-type Pokémon—including Alolan Geodude, Voltorb, Electrike, Stunfisk, and more—will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Also keep an eye out for Tynamo, which will be making its Pokémon GO debut!
- The following Electric-type Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: Pichu, Elekid, Electrike, Shinx, Joltik, Tynamo, and Stunfisk.
- Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will reward Poké Balls, Ampharos Mega Energy, Manectric Mega Energy, encounters with Electric-type Pokémon, and more.
- Timed Research focused on evolving and powering up Electric-type Pokémon will be available!
- The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.
- Voltorb, Shinx, Blitzle, Klink, and Tynamo will be appearing in one-star raids.
- Alolan Raichu, Alolan Graveler, Magneton, and Ampharos will be appearing in three-star raids.
- Therian Forme Thundurus will be appearing for the first time in five-star raids.
- Mega-Evolved Manectric—otherwise known as Mega Manectric—will be making its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids! Mega Houndoom and Mega Abomasnow will also be appearing in Mega Raids at this time.
- You’ll have a higher chance of receiving Evolution items when opening Gifts during the event period!
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—The Pokémon GO team
Source: Official Pokémon GO blog