Pokemon Go : Shiny Poliwag coming to mark the celebration of Pokemon Go Fest 2019 Yokohama
Pokemon Go official Twitter handle has announced that Shiny Poliwag will be made available globally to mark the celebration of Pokemon Go Fest 2019 Yokohama. Lucky trainers might be able to encounter a Shiny Poliwag, starting on August 6 at 10 a.m. JST.
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) August 4, 2019
Speaking of Shiny Pokemon, Poliwag, Poliwhirl, Poliwrath and Politoed will be made available. Poliwag is a water-type Pokemon and is weak to electric, and grass moves.
Pokemon Go Fest Yokohama 2019 will take place from August 6 – 12, 2019. The timings for the event are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Pokemon Go Yokohama fest will take place in the following parks.
- Yamashita Park
- Rinko Park
- Akarenga Park
Pokemon Go Fest Yokohama 2019 promotional posters hint us which Pokemon will be featured during the event. Have a look at the promotional posters below.
In the promotional posters, we can see Alolan Vulpix, which was missing from Pokemon Go Fest Dortmund. Apart from this, Pokemon Go Fest Yokohama will also feature a performance from 2000 Pikachu’s in Minato Mirai.
The event will also feature a musical fountain show comprising several Pikachu. Earlier on 2 August, Pokemon Go official Twitter handle announced 11 new Shadow Pokemon. The list of the new Shadow Pokemon has been detailed below.
- Ralts (coming soon!)
Speaking of Shadow Pokemon, they are Pokemon under the influence of dark and evil aura. Team Go Rocket used Shadow Pokemon to guard invaded Pokestops.
Shadow Pokemon usually has increased CP. Shadow Pokemon can be purified through a process called Purification. The process of purification costs specific Stardust and Candy.
After the purification, Pokemon will have a minimum Level 25. Niantic also made some changes to the purification cost of a few Pokemon including Snorlax, Dratini, Rattata and Zubat. Also, changes were made to Generation 1 starters.
Snorlax and Dratini require 5000 stardust instead of 10,000.
Rattata and Zubat require 1000 stardust instead of 2000
Generation 1 starters required an increased amount of CP, which has been detailed below.
Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle now require 3000 Stardust instead of 2000.
Pokemon Go has reached a new milestone as the game has raked in more than 1 billion downloads. This information was revealed on a Japanese TV spot commercial.
Pokemon Go has a huge player base, and credit also goes to them for making the game a huge success. Niantic has also done a great job by releasing interesting in-game events from time to time.
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