Test Your Mettle

Kartana, Celesteela and Mega Aggron debut during the Pokémon GO Test Your Mettle event, from September 13, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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Steel yourselves trainers! The Ultra Beasts Celesteela and Kartana have emerged from Ultra Wormholes all over the world, with Celesteela spotted south of the equator and Kartana found in the north.

Mega Aggron is roaring into Mega raids! Other Steel-type Pokémon are appearing in the wild, including Togedemaru, the Roly-Poly Pokémon!

Features

Date and time 📅

  • Starts – Friday, September 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time
  • Ends – Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Bonuses ⭐

📅 Available from Tuesday, September 13, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022

  • Celesteela and Kartana debut in 5-Star Raids
    • Celesteela available in the Southern Hemisphere
    • Kartana available in the Northern Hemisphere

📅 Available from Friday, September 16, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022

  • Togedemaru debuts and Mega Aggron debuts in Mega Raids
  • Increased spawns of Steel-type Pokémon, including Togedemaru
  • Increased Candy and Candy XL for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.
  • Timed Research focused on catching Steel-type Pokémon
  • Increased Stardust from opening gifts
  • Increased number of Steel-type Pokémon in Wild Spawns, Field Research and Raids

Pokémon Debuts

Celesteela

Celesteela, the Launch Pokémon, makes its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids in the Southern Hemisphere from Tuesday, September 13, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

Kartana

Kartana, the Drawn Sword Pokémon, makes its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids in the Northern Hemisphere from Tuesday, September 13, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

Mega Aggron

Mega Aggron will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids from Friday, September 16, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022!

Togedemaru

Togedemaru, the Roly-Poly Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut! This adorable Pokémon is an Electric and Steel type, and should have some play in PvP.

Related: Celesteela Raid Guide (Ultra Beast), Kartana Raid Guide (Ultra Beast), Mega Aggron Raid Guide, Togedemaru Raid GuideTogedemaru in PvP: Under The Lights Analysis

Spawns

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild:

If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following:

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids:

One-Star Raids

Three-Star Raids

Related: Magneton Raid Counters GuideSkarmory Raid Counters GuideMawile Raid GuideLairon Raid Guide

Five-Star Raids

Available from Tuesday, September 13, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022

  • Celesteela will appear in five-star raids in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Kartana will appear in five-star raids in the Northern Hemisphere.

Related: Celesteela Raid Guide (Ultra Beast), Kartana Raid Guide (Ultra Beast)

Mega Raids

From Friday, September 16, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Mega Aggron will be appearing in Mega Raid battles.

Related: Mega Aggron Raid Guide

Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs:

Field Research Task Encounters

Test Your Mettle Field Research rewards. The following Pokémon and Mega Energy rewards will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks:

Task Reward
Catch 5 Pokemon
Catch 10 Pokemon
Catch 15 Pokemon Beldum
Power up 5 Steel-type pokemon Togedemaru
Evolve 2 Steel-Type Pokemon
  • Mega Energy icon 50x Steelix Mega Energy
  • Mega Energy icon 50x Scizor Mega Energy

Test Your Mettle Timed Research

Timed Research focused on catching Steel-type Pokémon will be available throughout the event! Complete the research to earn Aggron Mega Energy and encounters with Togedemaru and Aron!

Stage 1

Task Reward
Catch 25 Steel-type Pokemon Poke Ball icon 25x Poke Ball
Walk 2km Onix
Make 15 Nice Throws Great Ball icon 15x Great Ball
Make 10 Great Throws Ultra Ball icon 10x Ultra Ball
Make 5 Curveball Throws Pinap Berry icon 10x Pinap Berry
Use 10 Berries to help catch Pokemon Mega Energy icon 25x Steelix Mega Energy

Stage rewards:


Stage 2

Task Reward
Catch 25 Steel-type Pokemon Poke Ball icon 25x Poke Ball
Make 15 Curveball Throws Golden Razz Berry icon 3x Golden Razz Berry
Make 5 Excellent Throws Beldum
Evolve 3 Steel-type Pokemon Great Ball icon 20x Great Ball
Catch 5 different species of Steel-type Pokemon Sandshrew (Alola)
Take snapshots of 5 different wild Steel-type Pokemon Stardust icon 1000x Stardust

Stage rewards:

  • Aron
  • Mega Energy icon 50x Aggron Mega Energy
  • Candy icon 50x Aron Candy

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