Pokemon Air Adventures: Mega Latios and Mega Latias mark their debut in Pokemon GO

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The Pokemon GO developers have announced the debut of two new Mega-Evolved Legendary Pokemons. Mega Latios and Mega Latias will arrive in the game during the collaborative event between Pokemon Air Adventures and Pokemon GO. This event will be available from 10:00 AM on May 3 till 08:00 PM on May 8 local time. Here are all the details that have been revealed. 

Pokemon GO x Pokemon Air Adventures: New Debut Pokemons

Mega Latios and Mega Latias will make their debut in Pokemon GO during this event. Trainers will be able to battle these two Pokemons in the Mega Raids. Latias that will be caught during this event will know the Charged Attack Mist Ball. On the other hand, Latios caught during this event will know the Charged Attack Luster Purge.

  • Mist Ball: Trainer Battles: 120 power and a chance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Attack; Gyms and raids: 105 power
  • Luster Purge: Trainer Battles: 120 power and a chance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Defense; Gyms and raids: 100 power

Pokemon GO x Pokemon Air Adventures: Wild Pokemon encounters

Trainers will be able to encounter the following Pokemon in the wild. 

  • Flying Pikachu
  • Jigglypuff
  • Meowth
  • Psyduck
  • Doduo
  • Magikarp
  • Wingull
  • Swablu
  • Drifloon

If lucky, players can also encounter Charizard and Mantine in the wild. The Shiny versions of all these Pokemons will also be available.

Pokemon GO x Pokemon Air Adventures: Timed Research and Field Research Task Encounters

During the Pokemon Air Adventures event, trainers can complete the Timed Research to catch Pikachu and other Flying-type Pokemons. They can earn 50 Latias Mega Energy, 50 Latios Mega Energy, 3,000 XP, and an encounter with Flying Pikachu.

When trainers complete the Field Research Tasks, they will be able to encounter Flying Pikachu, Doduo, Swablu, and Emolga.

Pokemon GO x Pokemon Air Adventures: Raids

The following Pokemon will be appearing in different Raids.

  • Three-Star Raids: Charizard, Lapras, Togekiss
  • Mega Raids: Mega Latias, Mega Latios

 

 

What’s that in the air? Could it be a Pokémon? A Pikachu with balloons tied to it? A Mega Latias or Mega Latios?

You’ll have to find out during the upcoming Air Adventures event! 👀 https://t.co/4ynltir4JO pic.twitter.com/2B58LFKykR

— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) April 29, 2022

Pokemon GO x Pokemon Air Adventures: Egg Hatching, Event Bonuses, and New Stickers

The following Pokemon will hatch from 7km eggs. 

  • Togepi
  • Mantyke
  • Emolga
  • Noibat

Trainers will be able to hatch their Eggs placed in an incubator with just 1/2 Egg Hatch Distance during the event period. They can also get event-themed stickers from the in-game shop. Ticket holders of the Pokemon Air Adventures live event from May 7th to May 8th will be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokeStops and opening Gifts.

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