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Pokémon Go’s roster of legendary beasts gets a little bigger today, Niantic announced. Except this time, you might have to travel a little.
This is no prank. Mewtwo has finally been released as a Pokémon Go raid boss at an event in Yokohama, Japan, as you can see in the above photo by Twitter user and YouTuber MYSTIC7.
Behold, the most pathetic battle possible in Pokémon Go.
At the Pikachu Outbreak event in Yokohama, Pokémon Go players have been finding the shiny version of everyone’s favorite electric rodent.
Legendary raids are supposed to be Pokémon Go’s toughest battles, with promotional materials often showing large groups of people fighting a single monster. Turns out, it’s possible to down a legendary with just two people.
As of yesterday, Articuno is no longer available in Pokémon Go. Instead, the fiery Moltres has started spawning in gym raids across the globe. Given that Moltres will only be around until August 14th, here are some tips for tracking it down and capturing it.
Pokémon Go Fest may have been a disaster, but if there was one bright spot to be found in the weekend’s events, it was the unlocking of a couple of Legendary Pokémon for folks to catch. Over the next couple of weeks, there’ll be two more.
So Pokémon Go Fest was a disaster. If you were lucky enough to not be there, and want to catch up on just how awful the whole thing was, this video recap by bobvids will get you up to speed. Spoilers: there is a lot of booing.
Pokémon Go players now have a chance to capture two rare birds, Lugia and Articuno. Some players attempting these raids are finding that adding legendaries to their compendium is a tough prospect, partially because of Niantic’s design, and partially due to good ‘ol network issues.
Despite a plague of issues during the live event, Pokémon Go players will soon get a chance at a rare monster. Fest attendees all get legendary Lugia in their accounts tonight, and players worldwide will start seeing Lugia in raid battles within the next 48 hours, Niantic announced. That’s not all.
Players at the first ever live Pokémon Go event do not seem happy this morning, judging from reports of long lines and connectivity issues trickling in from Chicago.
Legendaries are typically the most powerful monsters in the compendium, so getting one this weekend is likely going to be tough. Fortunately, players are already figuring out the most efficient counters to all the possibilities.
After MONTHS of rumors, we’ve finally got confirmation that legendaries are coming to Pokémon Go this Saturday—here’s what you need to know to capture your own.
A big update to Pokémon Go is plugging some leaky holes in the game’s gym mechanics.
When Pokémon Go Fest was announced for the city of Chicago, many players were bummed that they might miss out on the first live event for the game. Turns out, July 22nd is going to be a worldwide spectacular where everyone can participate.
One of the biggest gaming phenomenons in recent memory was released exactly a year ago. Pokémon Go will celebrate the occasion with Pikachu, of course.
In the main Pokémon games, every gym had a shtick, or at least a type affinity. In real-life Pokémon Go gyms, players often had to face the same handful of monsters over and over again. While that’s still true to some degree now, the big gym overhaul also makes it possible for players to set up way cooler gyms.
Our beautiful, splashy fish son can now occasionally be found as a boss fight in Pokémon Go.
Pokémon Go’s big gym overhaul hasn’t been live for very long, but many players already dislike some of the new mechanics.