Pokémon GO Mythic Blade Event

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Pokémon GO Mythic Blade Event takes place from Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 11, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time, and it introduces the Ordinary Form Keldeo to the world of Pokémon GO.

Ordinary Form Keldeo will soon be coming to the world of Pokémon GO in a ticketed Special Research story event. But regardless of whether you have a ticket, Trainers can enjoy the appearance of other Fighting-type Pokémon alongside Keldeo’s arrival.

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Pokémon GO Mythic Blade Event
Pokémon GO Mythic Blade Event

Keldeo Special Research: Something Extraordinary

🎟️ Ticket Exclusive | US$7.99

For US$7.99 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to pick up the exclusive Special Research story, Something Extraordinary, during the weekend.

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Pokémon debuts

Keldeo, the Colt Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut in its Ordinary Form as part of the Something Extraordinary ticketed event!

Keldeo (Ordinary)

Tickets will be available to purchase this Special Research story leading to an encounter with Keldeo in its Ordinary Form from Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 11, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Increased Incense encounters

For ticket holders, the following Pokémon will appear more frequently when Trainers use Incense (excluding Daily Adventure Incense) during the event.

Ticket-holders will gain access to the Special Research story during the Mythic Blade event. To receive the Special Research, you must open Pokémon GO at some point between Saturday, December 10, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. and Sunday, December 11, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time. After you’ve received the Special Research, you can complete it at any time.

Pokémon GO Keldeo

Other Special Research rewards include the following:

  • 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
  • And more!

Global bonuses

Everything listed below this section is freely available to Trainers worldwide. The only ticket-exclusive features are the ones relating to Keldeo Special Research listed above. Free features include Crabawler, special Raids, Collection Challenge, Wild and Field encounters, and Sacred Sword for Terrakion and Virizion.

Pokémon debuts

Crabrawler

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


Wild encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

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


Raids

One-Star Raids

Related raid guides: Meditite, Buizel, Timburr & Tympole

Three-Star Raids

Related raid guides: Poliwrath, Aerodactyl, Skarmory and Breloom.

Five-Star Raids

Virizion will appear in raids from Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Terrakion will appear in raids from Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Mega Raids

Aggron (Mega)

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


Featured Attacks

Sacred Sword is available on Terrakion, Virizion and Keldeo (for those with Tickets) during the Mythic Blade event. 

Sacred Sword

  • Fighting-type charge move
  • Trainer Battles: 60 Power
  • Gyms and raids: 55 Power

Terrakion caught from Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time will know Sacred Sword.

Virizion caught from Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time will know Sacred Sword.

Keldeo caught during Something Extraordinary, a ticketed Special Research story, will be able to learn Sacred Sword.


Field Research task encounters

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available! The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!

Task Reward
Catch 7 Fighting Types
Power up a Pokémon 15 times Farfetch'd (Galarian)
Catch 15 Fighting Types Farfetch'd (Galarian)

Collection Challenge

Complete the Collection Challenge to receive one Fast TM and one Charged TM! Catch or evolve the following Pokémon to complete the challenge:

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