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The First Week of the Ultra Bonus Unlock Begins Now

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New Event: Ultra Bonus Unlock

September 2nd, 2019 marks the beginning of the Ultra Bonuses unlocked during Professor Willow's Global Challenge 2019!

Players participating in GO Fest Chicago, Dortmund, and Yokohama completed enough Research Tasks to receive bonuses for three weeks in September. 

This first phase of the bonus will be unlocked from September 2nd to September 9th, 2019. 

The Bonus: Week 1

For the first week, the bonuses will revolve around Gen 2, or the Johto region. It is titled the Johto Journey. 

  • Pokemon from the Johto region will spawn more frequently in the wild
  • Johto Pokemon available in raids
  • Raikou, Entei, and Suicune available in raids
  • Unown U, L, T, R, A hatchable in 10km eggs
  • 2x Incubator effectiveness
    • Those 10km eggs will take only 5km to hatch for the possible Unowns!
  • Shiny Sentret and Gligar released

Stay tuned for the confirmation on what Pokemon will be found in Raids. 

What are the Rest of the Bonuses?

From September 9th to September 16th, 2019, Gen 1 regionals will be available in 7km eggs, with their shiny forms unlocked. Deoxys will be in raids with every form available. Lower tier raids will include Deoxys counters. This bonus week is titled Global Challenge, Global Hatches.

From September 16th to the 23rd, Gen 5 arrives to Pokemon GO! Gen 5 Pokemon will be made available in the wild and possibly in raids, and shiny Klink, Patrat, and Lillipup will be discoverable. Psystrike Mewtwo will be in legendary raids with its shiny form available. This bonus week is titled Unova Unveiling.

Both these weeks also include 2x incubator effectiveness. 

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