Pokémon GO: Mythic Blade Event Begins Tomorrow

Enjoy a new event.
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Have you been noticing something strange in Pokémon GO lately? Maybe you've seen the Mythical Pokémon Keldeo but didn't realize it. Not to worry since this is the Pokémon in the Mythic Blade event, starting tomorrow, December 6, until December 11.

In this event, there are activities available to everyone, including a ticketed Special Research story event.

Something Extraordinary

From December 10 to December 11, a Special Research story titled “Something Extraordinary” is playable. However, it’s only accessible to those willing to shell out $7.99 for the ticket.

Work with Professor Willow to complete this Special Research and get the chance for the following rewards:

  • Keldeo T-Shirt avatar item
  • 14 Rare Candies
  • 12 Silver Pinap Berries
  • 2 Incubators
  • 2 Super Incubators
  • 2 Incense
  • Various Fighting-type and Water-type Pokémon encounters

Ticket holders who use Incense will see these Pokémon appear more frequently:

  • Machop
  • Hitmonlee
  • Hitmonchan
  • Hitmontop
  • Beldum
  • Tympole
  • Ferroseed

Other In-Game Content

For the duration of the Mythical Blade event, trainers can look forward to seeing the official debut of Crabrawler in the game. Other things to keep an eye on include:

  • The Pokémon appear more frequently in the wild:
    • Mankey
    • Machop
    • Hitmonlee
    • Hitmonchan
    • Hitmontop
    • Combusken
    • Makuhita
    • Meditite
    • Monferno
  • ​Those lucky enough may encounter these in the wild:
    • Poliwrath
    • Crabrawler
  • The Pokémon appear in raids:
    • One-Star Raids
      • Meditite
      • Buizel
      • Timburr
      • Tympole
    • Three-Star Raids
      • Poliwrath
      • Aerodactyl
      • Skarmory
      • Breloom
    • Five-Star Raids
      • Terrakion
      • Virizion
    • Mega Raids
      • Mega Aggron
  • ​These Pokémon are available to to encounter for those who finish Field Research tasks:

    • Galarian Farfetch’d
    • Hitmonlee
    • Hitmonchan
    • Hitmontop

Learn more about the event here.

GO Battle League

For those who forgot, the GO Battle League: Mythical Wishes started last week, December 1, which means a new schedule for different leagues.

Trainers can also look forward to the Mythical Wishes: GO Battle Days, from January 14 to January 15, offering these bonuses:

  • 4× Stardust from win rewards.
  • The maximum number of sets trainers can play per day is increased from five to 20, for a total of 100 battles.
    • Duration is from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., local time.

You can read more about the new season of the GO Battle League here.

Pokémon GO is available on Android and iOS.

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