Pokemon Go Stardust Blast Event details & bonuses revealed
Niantic has revealed the details for the Pokemon Go Stardust Blast event. The event has already started and will stay live until October 10, 2019, at 1 pm PDT. Pokemon Go Stardust Blast event also features a variety of bonuses for players which have been detailed below.
Pokemon Go Stardust Blast Event Bonuses
2× Hatch Stardust
2× Catch Stardust
2× Stardust from Team GO Rocket battles
Guaranteed 2,000 Stardust from raids
This year’s Stardust Blast event arrived a bit early as last year’s Stardust Blast event started on November 6, and stayed live until November 13. We have mentioned below the amount of Stardust that players will receive for hatching different types of eggs and catching Pokemon.
Stardust for Catching Pokemon
Without Weather Boost
With Weather Boost
No weather boost, with a star piece
Weather Boost with a Star Piece
Stardust for Hatching Eggs
400-800 (Without Starpiece)
600-1200 (With Starpiece)
5km and 7km Egg
800-1600 (Without Starpiece)
1200-2400 (With Starpiece)
1600-3200 (With Starpiece)
2400- 4800 (Without Starpiece)
So it is a great time for the players to hatch and catch Pokemon. Also, players will receive guaranteed 2,000 Stardust from the raids. Speaking of Stardust, players can use it to power up Pokemon. Also, Pokemon require a specific amount of Stardust to learn a new attack.
For a quick refresher, Mewtwo Raid Hour will take place on October 8, 2019. Earlier, Mewtwo Legendary Raid Hour was scheduled to take place on September 18, 2019. But it was postponed due to some technical issues.
Players will also get two additional raid passes during the hour of the raid. It means players can get three raid passes during that day. Mewtwo returning to raids on October 8, 2019, will feature a special move Psytrike.
Mewtwo Raid Hour will take place from 6 pm to 7 pm in your local time zone on October 8. Mewtwo is a psychic-type Pokemon and is weak against strong Dark-type, Bug-Type & Ghost-type Pokemon. The best counters of Mewtwo are the following: Houndoom, Gengar, Mewtwo, Tyranitar, Origin Giratina, Absol, and Weavile.
Apart from Mewtwo Raid Hour, legendary fire Pokemon Moltres will appear in raids on October 19, 2019, from 11 am to 2 pm in Hokkaido, Japan. The upcoming raid event is taking place to compensate for the raid event, which was expected to take place last year in Japan, but could not happen due to an earthquake.
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