Lunala Wings, Solgaleo Mask, Lunala Pants, Solgaleo Shoes and Galaxy Socks now available as new Pokémon GO avatar items to celebrate the Astral Eclipse event

Niantic is continuing to announce new content and events for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:

Be the star of the Astral Eclipse event!

Be the star of the Astral Eclipse event!

Trainers,

No need to look to the skies! Cosmic Pokémon are the stars of the upcoming Astral Eclipse event.

And what’s that—is Cosmoem ready to evolve?! Could its Evolution help defend us from the Ultra Beasts?

There’s only one way to find out, Trainers.

Let’s GO!

Astral Eclipse

Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, November 28, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Pokémon debuts

Solgaleo, the Sunne Pokémon, and Lunala, the Moone Pokémon, will make their Pokémon GO debuts!

Solgaleo

Solgaleo*
* You can use 100 Cosmog Candy during the day to evolve Cosmoem into Solgaleo.

Lunala

Lunala**
** You can use 100 Cosmog Candy at night to evolve Cosmoem into Lunala.

Special Research

New chapters of the Special Research story A Cosmic Companion will become available to Trainers! What new mysteries will you encounter—and solve—with Cosmoem, Rhi, and Professor Willow?

Ultra Beast Arrival: Global

Sunday, November 27, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

ULTRA BEASTS ARE COMING. Get ready for an arrival of ultra proportions.

Learn more here!

Nebula skies

Keep an eye on the horizon! For the final time this season, Nebula skies will appear during the Astral Eclipse event.

Wild encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

Alolan Rattata
Alolan Sandshrew
Clefairy
Alolan Vulpix
Staryu
Hoothoot
Sunkern
Lunatone
Solrock
Munna
Cottonee
Petilil
Yungoos
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Raids

The following Pokémon will appear in raids.

One-Star Raids
Drifloon
Frillish
Frillish
Inkay
Rockruff
Three-Star Raids
Tentacruel
Druddigon
Hisuian Braviary
Five-Star Raids
Nihilego
Mega Raids
Mega Houndoom
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Field Research task encounters

Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will be available!

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!

Staryu
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Collection Challenges

Astral Eclipse Collection Challenges are coming soon!

Complete the Astral Eclipse Collection Challenges to receive rewards of Stardust!

Avatar items

The following avatar items will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!

  • Lunala Wings
  • Solgaleo Mask
  • Lunala Pants
  • Solgaleo Shoes
  • Galaxy Socks

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

The reports are in—a surge of Ultra Beasts is approaching!

The reports are in—a surge of Ultra Beasts is approaching!

Trainers,

The mysterious life-forms known as Ultra Beasts have appeared in greater numbers than ever over the past few months—you may have even encountered them yourselves.

But if you haven’t caught a glimpse yet, keep an eye out, because even more Ultra Beasts will be making their way here during Ultra Beast Arrival: Global!

What do these mysterious creatures want? Where do they come from? What does their arrival mean? Could they be a danger to us? We don’t know for sure. We can only hope Pokémon Trainers around the world are ready for this new challenge.

Ultra Beast Arrival: Global

Sunday, November 27, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

Ultra Beasts emerge!

Ultra Beasts will appear in five-star raids during this time!

Americas:
Nihilego
Buzzwole
Guzzlord
Asia-Pacific:
Nihilego
Xurkitree
Guzzlord
Europe:
Nihilego
Pheromosa
Guzzlord
Northern hemisphere:
Kartana
Southern hemisphere:
Celesteela

Timed Research

Ultra Beast Arrival: Global Timed Research focused on Raid Battles will be available throughout the event!

Complete the research tasks to encounter the following Ultra Beasts.

Nihilego
Buzzwole
Pheromosa
Xurkitree
Guzzlord
Celesteela
Kartana

A team effort

From Monday, November 21, 2022, until Saturday, November 26, 2022, you can combine your efforts with Trainers around the world to reap additional rewards!

As Trainers meet challenges focused on referring friends to join, new bonuses will become available for everyone during Ultra Beast Arrival: Global!

  • 50,000 Trainers referred: all Trainers will receive a Lure Module via a bundle in the in-game shop.
  • 100,00 Trainers referred: all Trainers will be able to use Beast Balls when facing Ultra Beasts during Ultra Beast Arrival: Global.

You can learn how to refer a friend here!

Event bonuses

1.25× more XP for winning Raid Battles against Ultra Beasts.
Increased chance to receive Rare Candy XL from in-person Raid Battles.
Receive up to five additional free Raid Passes by spinning Gym Photo Discs during the event and up to two hours afterward.

Bonuses for groups

When you defeat an Ultra Beast in a Raid Battle, the following Pokémon will appear around the Gym that hosted the raid for a short duration.

Machoke
Scyther
Magmar
Gulpin
Absol
Minccino*
Frillish
Dedenne
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!
* Minccino that appear under these circumstances will have an increased chance of being Shiny.

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

INTERCEPTED MESSAGE REVEALS NEXT ULTRA BEAST LOCATIONS
Ultra Wormholes have been appearing across the globe for several months now. Reports indicate they will soon be coming in even greater force. No matter where you are, you can join the battle against the Ultra Beasts.
IN-PERSON BATTLES 11/26
Find out how you can join forces at one of our in-person events.
GLOBAL RAID DAY 11/27
Get ready to defend your city from the Ultra Beasts.

TUNE IN FOR LIVESTREAM
Watch the livestream to help defend the world against the Ultra Beasts.

November 26, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. PST (GMT -8)

AN ASTRAL ECLIPSE?
Increased numbers of cosmic Pokémon. Read on.
THE BATTLE GOES GLOBAL
Unite for the fight and battle the Ultra Beasts worldwide on November 27, 2022. Sightings from around the world have been reported. Click on the cities to watch them for yourself.

SEATTLE

BERLIN

SYDNEY

SAPPORO
YOKOHAMA
World map
TOKYO

TOKYO

TOKYO

TOKYO

TOKYO
IN-PERSON BATTLES 11/26
There’s strength in numbers when battling the Ultra Beasts on November 26th. You can join forces with fellow Trainers by attending either of our in-person events in London or Los Angeles at:
Riverside Terrace

Riverside Terrace at Somerset House Strand, London WC2R 1LA, United Kingdom

Ovation Center

6801 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028

FAQs
LONDON, UK
LOS ANGELES, CA
What time does the event start?

Doors Open

5:00 p.m. UK time (GMT +0) on November 26, 2022.

Experience Starts

6:00 p.m. UK time (GMT +0) on November 26, 2022.

Ultra Beasts are coming and surprises and spectacles await those who attend the battle!

The venue is open to the public at any time, but we would recommend arriving in advance. Access is subject to capacity and first come, first serve.

Capacity is limited.

Is this a ticketed event?
Will there be wifi for attendees?
What’s the best way to get to the venue?
Will the event still be held if it rains?
Will there be charging stations?
Are dogs and other pets allowed?
Are there any prohibited items?
A TEAM EFFORT: REFERRAL CHALLENGE

From Monday, November 21, 2022, to Saturday, November 26, 2022, combine your efforts with Trainers around the world to rally your friends for additional in-game rewards!

As Trainers meet challenges focused on referring friends, new bonuses will become available for everyone!

0
50,000 Trainers Referred
100,000 Trainers Referred
REWARDS
Lure module
50,000 Trainers Referred
All Trainers will receive one Lure Module.
Beast ball
100,000 Trainers Referred
All Trainers will be able to use Beast Balls when facing Ultra Beasts during the global event.
INVITE YOUR FRIENDS TO JOIN THE BATTLE!
Bring even more Trainers into the fold (and earn rewards) by inviting your friends to play with a referral code.
HOW TO REFER A FRIEND
1
In the game, find your referral code by tapping “INVITE” under the FRIENDS TAB.
2
Confirm the friend request once received and that’s it!
3
Tap “SHARE REFERRAL CODE” and send to a friend.
HELP SPREAD THE WORD!
POST IT
There’s no denying it. The Ultra Beasts are coming! Let everyone know before it’s too late by using these posters to spread the word.
1 / 7
Share
Fresh Off the Press
Catch the latest news on the Ultra Beasts’ arrival by grabbing the latest copy of the ON THE GO newspaper.
1 / 4

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.