Pokémon Go celebrates its sixth anniversary with costumed Pokémon encounters and a battle weekend with Giovanni

Niantic kicks off July with the Pokémon Go Anniversary Event, celebrating the cellular game’s sixth yr with a number of Pokémon encounters and a battle weekend. No new Pokémon seem within the game, however gamers can discover costumed encounters of Charmander sporting a celebration hat and Pikachu in a cake costume. The occasion’s last days will even characteristic extra Team Rocket exercise with the return of Giovanni and Shadow Latios, and gamers can have their Shadow Pokémon neglect the charged move Frustration.

Before the anniversary occasion occurs, the Pokémon Go Fest 2022 occasion in Berlin might be occurring from July 1 to three, and there might be Global Challenges obtainable for everybody to obtain Ultra Unlock bonuses for this occasion, together with the battle weekend. We have no idea these rewards, however the Global Challenges might be obtainable beginning at 9 AM GMT +2.

Charmander sporting a celebration hat and Pikachu in a cake costume might be showing within the wild on July 6 at 10 AM in your native time zone. This would be the solely approach to catch Charmander on this costume, however Pikachu on this costume might be obtainable in one-star raids. Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Machop, Ledyba, Ralts, Buneary, Venipede, Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, Bunnelby, Litleo, and Pikipek might be showing within the wild. In addition, there’s a slight probability for Gabite, Clauncher, and Heliptile to seem.

The Anniversary Event’s battle weekend might be from July 9 to 10, from 12 AM to 11:59 PM in your native time zone. Team Rocket balloons might be showing each three homes, all gamers can partake in 20 battle units, there might be 4 occasions as many Stardust rewards, and there might be a Special Research ticket obtainable to everybody to come across Giovanni and Latios.

From what we will inform from the picture, it appears to be like like an Ultra Unlock bonus from Pokémon Go Fest Berlin will characteristic the shiny type of Pansear showing worldwide. Of course, we will solely speculate on this given the picture, and we’ll have the ability to affirm this following the conclusion of the Go Fest occasion.

For now, Pokémon Go followers can stay up for one other probability to cross paths with Giovanni and seize one other legendary shadow Pokémon.