Pokemon Go Ultra Bonus Event Giving Everyone a Chance for Unown

The next month is going to be a very busy one for Pokemon Go players thanks to the Pokemon Go Ultra Bonus Event which will be running until nearly the end of September. The Ultra Bonus Event will take place over three weeks, each week will have different things to keep an eye out for. It isn’t the only event taking place in the next month either. Here’s the full calendar of events starting from this Friday.


August 23-30 at 1 PM Pacific – Water Festival

  • Water-type Pokemon will appear more frequently in the Wild
  • Wartortle, Poliwhirl, Seaking, Lapras, Qwilfish, Mantine, Lotad, Feebas, Piplup, Buizel, and Finneon will appear more frequently in the wild near water
  • Water Type will hatch more frequently from eggs
  • Kingler and Crawdaunt will be able to learn Crabhammer
  • Shiny Carvanha and Shiny Barboach
  • Water Type will appear more frequently in raids
  • On Wednesday, August 28th from 6 PM to 7 PM local time You can encounter Uxie, Mesprit, or Azelf in raids in the respective regions
  • 2x Hatch Candy
  • Water Type Buddies will have candy distance halved

September 2-9 at 1 PM Pacific – Johto Journey

  • A chance of hatching an Unown from a 10km egg, options are U, L, T, R, A.
  • Raikou, Entei, and Suicune will be in raids
  • Shiny Sentret and Shiny Gligar
  • 2x Incubator Effectiveness


September 10-16 at 1 PM Pacific – Global Hatches

  • Regional Pokemon Farfetch’d, Kangaskhan, Mr. Mime, and Tauros will hatch from 7km eggs. There will be a chance for shiny versions of them all. This will continue through September 23rd.
  • All Deoxys forms will appear outside EX Raids for the first time
  • 2x Incubator Effectiveness


September 15 at 11AM-2PM Local Time – Community Day, Turtwig

  • Shiny Turtwig
  • Special Move
  • 3x Catch Stardust
  • 3-hour Lures

September 16-23 at 1 PM Pacific – A Unova Unveiling

  • Unova Region Pokemon will appear
  • Chance for Shiny Mewtwo
  • Mewtwo with Special Move Psystrike in Raids
  • Klink will appear in Raids
  • Chance for Shiny Klink
  • Shiny Patrat and Shiny Lillipup
  • 2x Incubator Effectiveness


There is also a new Special Research available with 7 steps that will ultimately lead to catching Jirachi. These 7 steps aren’t easy and they’ll take a little while to get through. But with all this activity going on this might be the best time there has ever been to be a Pokemon Go player.


Source: Pokemon Go Live

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