Pokemon Go: Test Your Mettle event

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Date + Time

Friday, September 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Celesteela emerges!

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.

Celesteela

Kartana emerges!

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.

Kartana

Mega Aggron armors up!

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

Mega Aggron

Pokémon debuts

Togedemaru, the Roly-Poly Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut!

Togedemaru

Event Bonuses

  • Increased chance to receive Candy XL for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.
  • Increased Candy for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.

Wild encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • Magnemite
  • Pineco
  • Nosepass
  • Aron
  • Beldum
  • Bronzor
  • Drilbur
  • Ferroseed
  • Togedemaru
  • Prinplup
  • Galarian Stunfisk

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids:

One-Star Raids

  • Scyther
  • Beldum
  • Shieldon
  • Klink
  • Togedemaru

Three-Star Raids

  • Magneton
  • Skarmory
  • Mawile
  • Lairon

Five-Star Raids

  • Celesteela (Southern Hemisphere)
  • Kartana (Northern Hemisphere)

Mega Raids

  • Mega Aggron

Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs:

  • Alolan Sandshrew
  • Alolan Diglett
  • Galarian Meowth
  • Riolu
  • Galarian Stunfisk

Field Research task encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks:

  • Magnemite
  • Pineco
  • Nosepass
  • Drilbur
  • Ferroseed
  • Togedemaru
  • Beldum
  • Steelix Mega Energy
  • Scizor Mega Energy

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!

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