Niantic confirms new issue where Pokémon GO players with the Hoenn Mega Raid Day ticket don’t see XP bonus in raid rewards

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

Known Issue: Trainers with the Hoenn Mega Raid Day ticket don’t see XP bonus in raid rewards.

Last updated: 12/2/22

Issue description: Hoenn Mega Raid Day ticket holders don’t see the double XP bonus for ticket holders add up on the raid reward page. The double XP is still correctly added to the player’s total XP.

Issue status: Investigating

Source: Official Pokémon GO support page

Mega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken, and Mega Swampert debut in Heading to Hoenn Mega Raid Day

Mega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken, and Mega Swampert debut in Heading to Hoenn Mega Raid Day

Trainers,

A Raid Day inspired by the first-partner Pokémon of Hoenn is coming to kick off the Season and celebrate the announcement of Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn!

Join us for Heading to Hoenn Mega Raid Day, featuring the debuts of Sceptile, Blaziken, and Swampert’s Mega Evolutions. Mega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken, and Mega Swampert Energy won’t be available again until Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn, so make sure you take advantage of this opportunity!

Read on for more details!

Heading to Hoenn Mega Raid Day

Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

Mega Pokémon Debuts

Mega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken, and Mega Swampert will make their Pokémon GO debuts in Mega Raids!

Mega Sceptile
Mega Blaziken
Mega Swampert
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Event bonuses

Sceptile caught during this event will know the Charged Attack Frenzy Plant.
Blaziken caught during this event will know the Charged Attack Blast Burn.
Swampert caught during this event will know the Charged Attack Hydro Cannon.
You can receive up to five additional free Raid Passes from spinning Gym Photo Discs during the event.
You’ll have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Sceptile, Shiny Blaziken, and Shiny Swampert.

Event Exclusive Ticket

For US$5.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to purchase a ticket for the following bonuses.

These bonuses will be effective from Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. to Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 10:00 p.m. local time.

Six additional Raid Passes from spinning Gyms (for a daily total of 12)
Increased chance to get Rare Candy XL
50% more XP from Raid Battles
2× Stardust for from Raid Battles
Don’t forget: you’re now able to purchase and gift tickets to any of your friends that you’ve achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher with. To gift a ticket, tap the Special Research ticket in the in-game shop, then tap the Gift button instead of the Buy button. Certain restrictions apply. Gifting cannot be completed if the recipient has purchased an event-exclusive ticket or has been gifted one already.
Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Please note that this Special Research will not include an in-game medal.

Season 9: Mythical Wishes is here!

The journey together is just getting started, so grab someone’s hand and look up. There are plenty of wishing stars for everyone.

#MythicalWishes

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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