Ultra Bonus Incoming!
On August 14th, 2019, @PokemonGoApp announced that through Professor Willow's Global Challenge 2019, players all over the world and at the various GO Fests(Chicago, Dortmund, and Yokohama) have completed over 36 million research tasks!
Thanks for helping Professor Willow by completing over 36 MILLION research tasks! As a result, you’ve helped Spark, Blanche, and Candela make some amazing discoveries—some new, some old, and some relatively unknown. 😉— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) August 14, 2019
🌟🌟 ULTRA BONUS ANNOUNCEMENT 🌟🌟
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Players were asked to complete 15 million global research tasks per team for the Chicago and Dortmund GO Fests this year, while Yokohama's goal was 25 million. The event attendees were also asked to complete 1 million tasks(Yokohama's goal was 2 million).
Now begins the wait to see what Pokemon may be arriving as part of the Ultra Bonus Unlock for 2019.
- Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres available in Raids until September 20th
- Gen 1 regionals(Farfetchd, Kangaskhan, Mr. Mime, and Tauros) available in 7km eggs until September 30th
- Mewtwo available in Raids from September 20th to October 23rd
What to Expect in 2019
The announcement of the 36 million+ research tasks included some interesting phrasing. The "some new, some old" is quite ominous, but the "relatively unknown" part seems to imply that the ever-elusive Pokemon Unown may be arriving in a larger capacity.
In addition, a follow-up tweet mentioned that players should "make a wish" that might come true for the unlock, a reference to Jirachi, the wish Pokemon. Jirachi was made available to all attendees of GO Fest for 2019.
Make a wish, Trainer. It might just come true during our Ultra Bonus announcement. 😉🌟— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) August 14, 2019
Stay tuned to GamePress for the up-to-date details on what the Ultra Bonus Unlock could be!