New Ultra Beasts
Nihilego (also known as UB-01) made its Pokémon GO debut during Global Pokémon GO Fest, but new Ultra Beasts are going to be released pretty soon as a part of the Special Research available to Pokémon GO Fest attendees.
Trainers attending the following Pokémon GO Fest events can expect to encounter an Ultra Beast as a part of their Special Research:
|New Ultra Beasts coming to Pokémon GO
But don’t worry, these Ultra Beasts won’t be GO Fest exclusive Pokémon for too long. After these Ultra Beasts debut during their respective in-person Pokémon GO Fest events, they will appear globally later in the Season of GO. So even if you can’t attend any of these events, you will be able to catch them later.
Beast Balls are coming to Pokémon GO!
For the first time since 2017, new Pokéballs are coming to Pokémon GO. Rhi of the GO Ultra Recon Squad has created a limited number of Beast Balls, which are a special kind of Poké Ball especially crafted to catch Ultra Beasts.
Beast Balls will help in-person Pokémon GO Fest attendees catch an Ultra Beast as part of the Special Research available during each in-person Pokémon GO Fest event.
Tickets to Pokémon GO Fest Events on Sale
Tickets to Pokémon GO Fest events across the globe are available now! Remember that attendees may only purchase tickets for one day of each event. Tickets can be purchased in the shop in your app.
The event experience will be available only at this location on the specified date and time. Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service), sold on a first-come, first-served basis and will be available for purchase while supplies last.
Trainers can also look forward to the Pokémon GO Fest finale event on August 27, 2022. More information about that event will be announced soon.
Different Events, Shared Bonuses
Ticket-holding trainers at each of the in-person Pokémon GO Fest locations will be able to enjoy the following bonuses during event hours on their ticketed day:
- 1/2 Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed into Incubators during the event period
- Take a snapshot at the event for a surprise!
- Event-themed Field Research will be available
- You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops and opening Gifts
Confetti will be also appearing on the in-game map!
The following bonuses will also be available to ticket-holding Trainers at each of the in-person Pokémon GO Fest locations during event hours on their ticketed day. Trainers at the Seattle and Sapporo events will only have access to them during the park experience.
- Four additional special trades can be made during the event for a maximum of six for the day
- Trades made during the event will require less Stardust
- Four Collection Challenges, themed to in-park habitats
More event bonuses
For ticket-holding Trainers at the Seattle and Sapporo events, the following bonuses will be available during the city experience. Ticket-holding Trainers at the Berlin event will have access to these bonuses for the duration of the event.
- Claim up to nine total daily Raid Passes by spinning Photo Discs at Gyms
- Team GO Rocket balloons will be appearing more often, and defeating Team GO Rocket Grunts will earn you twice as many Mysterious Components
Cowboy Hat Snorlax and more Unown letters are also joining the party!
Ultra Beasts aren’t the only exciting Pokémon appearing during our in-person celebrations, as you will be able to catch the following Pokémon in the wild:
- Cowboy Hat Snorlax
- Unown A, B, E, L, R, S, T, and U (ULTRA BEASTS). If you’re lucky, you might even encounter a shiny one!
So what do you think? Are you excited for the new Pokémon? Let us know in the comments section down below if you’re going to any of the in-person Pokémon GO Fest events taking place this summer.
And as always, keep an eye on our website for the latest news and raid/event guides!