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A Looming Shadow Returns: Team GO Rocket Takes Over!

📅 Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. → Sunday, November 14, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. (local time)

Team GO Rocket has been watching the Festival of Lights from the shadows... and now they're ready to strike! Giovanni, along with his GO Rocket Leaders and their Grunts, is coming to steal Hoopa! What shocking surprises does this new Team GO Rocket takeover hold?

  • The Season of Mischief Special Research story continues, and will award a Super Rocket Radar so that Trainers can once again challenge Giovanni

  • Giovanni has turned the Legendary Pokémon Lugia in a Shadow Pokémon! Defeat him to save Hoopa from Team GO Rocket and rescue Shadow Lugia

  • Team GO Rocket Grunts and Leaders will feature different Shadow Pokémon on their teams

  • Trainers will be able to use a Charged TM to allow Shadow Pokémon forget the move Frustration

  • Team GO Rocket members will be appearing much more frequently, both at PokéStops and in their signature balloons

  • Vullaby will be added as a possible Field Research reward encounter for the Festival of Lights event, with the release of shiny Vullaby for the first time in Pokémon GO

It's time to defeat Team GO Rocket to save the Festival of Lights and Hoopa!


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