Pokémon GO Ultra Beast Arrival Event

Ultra Beast Arrival is happening in Pokémon GO, this Sunday, November 27, 2022! The Ultra Beasts are coming, and in great numbers, to Five-Star raids in your country. Brace yourself for battles with a variety of Ultra Beasts, the Wormholes are incredibly active.

Ultra Beast Global Arrival

  • Date & Time
  • Event icon Sunday November 27th 2022, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm local time
  • Event Bonuses
  • Raid icon 1.25x more XP for winning battles against the Ultra Beasts
  • Raid icon Up to five free Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs during the event, and up to two hours afterwards
  • Candy XL icon Increased chance to receive Rare Candy XL from in-person raids

Ultra Beast Raids

Different Ultra Beasts will appear in 5-star raids across the world. Defeating UBs during this event rewards 25% more XP than usual, and you will get five free Raid Passes per day during the event. Here’s the breakdown of where each Ultra Beast appears globally during the Arrival event:


Buzzwole is the Americas exclusive Ultra Beast. Related Raid Guides: Nihilego, Buzzwole, Guzzlord


Xurkitree is the Asia-Pacific exclusive Ultra Beast. Related Raid Guides: Nihilego, Xurkitree, Guzzlord


Pheromosa is the Europe exclusive Ultra Beast. Related Raid Guides: Nihilego, Pheromosa, Guzzlord

Northern Hemisphere

Related Raid Guides: Kartana

Southern Hemisphere

Related Raid Guides: Celesteela

Timed Research

Ultra Beast Arrival: Global Timed Research will be available during the event, focused on raid battles. Complete the research tasks to encounter the following Ultra Beasts.

Timed research tasks and encounters

Global Referral Challenge

Work together with trainers from around the world to reap additional rewards. From November 21, 2022, until November 26, 2022, a challenge based on referring friends to join will be available.

  • 50,000 Trainers referred: All trainers will receive a Lure Module via a bundle in the in-game shop.
  • 100,000 Trainers referred: All trainers will be able to use Beast Balls when facing the Ultra Beasts in raid battles during the Ultra Beast event.

Both bonuses have been completed, and Trainers can now enjoy free Lures and Ultra Balls during the event.

Bonuses for Groups

When you defeat an Ultra Beast in a raid battle, the following Pokémon will appear around the gym that hosted the raid for a short duration:

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