Pokémon GO x Pokémon Air Adventures event now underway in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India until May 8 at 8 p.m. local time

Niantic has announced a new event and additional content for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:

Mega Latios and Mega Latias soar to new heights in the global Pokémon Air Adventures event

Mega Latios and Mega Latias soar to new heights in the global Pokémon Air Adventures event

Trainers,

Yesterday we announced some changes to how Mega Evolution works in Pokémon GO, and today we’re excited to announce that two Mega-Evolved Legendary Pokémon will soon make their Pokémon GO debuts!

Pokémon Air Adventures

Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, May 8, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Pokémon debuts

Mega Latias and Mega Latios make their Pokémon GO debuts in Mega Raids!

Mega Latias
Mega Latias*
Mega Latios
Mega Latios*

Mist Ball

  • Trainer Battles: 120 power and a chance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Attack
  • Gyms and raids: 105 power

Luster Purge

  • Trainer Battles: 120 power and a chance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Defense
  • Gyms and raids: 100 power
*Latias caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Mist Ball.
*Latios caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Luster Purge.

Wild encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon in the wild.

Flying Pikachu -- Shiny Icon On
Flying Pikachu
Jigglypuff -- Shiny Icon On
Jigglypuff
Meowth -- Shiny Icon On
Meowth
Psyduck -- Shiny Icon On
Psyduck
Doduo -- Shiny Icon Off
Doduo
Magikarp -- Shiny Icon On
Magikarp
Wingull -- Shiny Icon On
Wingull
Swablu -- Shiny Icon On
Swablu
Drifloon -- Shiny Icon On
Drifloon
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.
Image of Charizard - Shiny On
Charizard
Image of Mantine - Shiny On
Mantine
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Timed Research

Timed Research focused on catching Pikachu and Flying-type Pokémon will be available throughout the event!

Complete the research to earn 50 Latias Mega Energy, 50 Latios Mega Energy, 3,000 XP, and an encounter with Flying Pikachu.

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

Three-Star Raids
Charizard -- Shiny Icon On
Charizard
Lapras
Lapras
Togekiss
Togekiss
Mega Raids
Mega Latias
Mega Latias
Mega Latios
Mega Latios
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs.

 
Togepi -- Shiny Icon On
Togepi
Mantyke - Shiny Icon Off
Mantyke
Emolga
Emolga
Noibat
Noibat
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Field Research task encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon when you complete Field Research tasks!

Flying Pikachu -- Shiny Icon Off
Flying Pikachu
Doduo -- Shiny Icon On
Doduo
Swablu -- Shiny Icon On
Swablu
Emolga
Emolga
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Event bonuses

1/2 Egg Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator during the event period

New stickers

You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers from the in-game shop. Ticket holders of Pokémon Air Adventures live event from May 7th to May 8th will be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops and opening Gifts.

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated.

—The Pokémon GO team

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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