This Week in Pokémon GO: 5-11 December 2022

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Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 5th December we have the first ever Mythic Blades event, a weekend of special Keldeo research, elite raids and more!

Mythic Blades Event

Crabrawler

Crabrawler, the Boxing Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut!

From December 6 to December 11, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. local time to 8:00 p.m. local time, the first ever Mythic Blades event will take place. There is both a ticketed, and free version of the event.

Something Extraordinary: Keldeo Special Research

🎟️ Ticket Exclusive | US$7.99

Keldeo

From December 10 to December 11, 2022, Something Extraordinary: Keldeo Special Research will be available from 10:00 a.m. local time to 8:00 p.m. local time to ticket holders. Once you have claimed it during this time, it will not expire.

Elite Raids

December, 11am, 2pm and 5pm local time, the Elite Raids will be taking place.

GO Battle League Season 13

  • Event icon GO Battle League: Mythical Wishes will start on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -8)
  • Gift icon End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
  • Battle icon Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
  • Battle icon Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.

Dec 1 – Dec 8

  • 🔵 Great League
  • 🔵 Great League Remix

Dec 8 – Dec 15

  • 🔵 Great League
  • 🔵 Fighting Cup: Great League Edition Remix

Spotlight Hour

Wooper

Tuesday 6th December 6pm till 7pm local time we have Wooper as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2× stardust for catching Pokémon.

Raid Hour

Virizion

Wednesday 7th December 6pm till 7pm local time Virizion will be appearing in raids for raid hour.

December 2022 Research Breakthrough

Completing Field Research tasks leads to Research Breakthroughs, which now reward Trainers with different items in addition to encounters with a variety of Pokémon. Check out the Research Breakthrough rewards you can look forward to this Season!

  • From December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m.
    PDT (GMT -7)
  • Complete Field Research tasks during the whole season to earn an encounter from a pool of Pokémon, including Galarian Mr. Mime, Delibird, Bagon, Furfrou, Deino and Goomy. For the first time, you are also to encounter shiny Galarian Mr. Mime if you are lucky!

Mega Raids

Abomasnow (Mega)

From December 1 to December 8 Mega Abomasnow will appear in Mega Raids.

Aggron (Mega)

From December 8 to December 15 Mega Aggron will appear in Mega Raids.

Five Star Raids

Virizion

From December 1 to December 8 Virizion will appear in five-star raids.

Terrakion

From December 8 to December 15 Terrakion will appear in five-star raids.

December Research Tasks

For a full list of December 2022 research tasks and rewards check out our article here.

Season of Mythical Wishes

Season of Mythical Wishes Bonuses

  • Raid icon Increased damage for Pokémon participating in Raids remotely
  • Trade icon Trainers level 31+ receive a guaranteed 1 XL Candy for each trade
  • Trade icon All Trainers receive 1 additional Candy for each trade.
  • Gift icon Trainers can open 40 Gifts daily
  • Gift icon Trainers can send 125 Gifts daily

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