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The Pokémon TCG is getting a Pokémon GO enlargement, and, to have a good time, the 2 video games are colliding in Pokémon GO, too. Earlier than the brand new TCG packs are launched, you’ll have the ability to encounter a TCG-featured Pokémon for the primary time in GO, in addition to yet one more costumed Pikachu, in case you can bear to create space in your storage for one more.
Pokémon GO TCG crossover occasion
For essentially the most half, anticipate to be taken again to the Kanto area with the primary wave of Pokémon GO TCG playing cards, because the likes of Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Charmander make appearances clutching Pokémon GO gadgets. Whereas these three and their evolutions will function closely within the Pokémon GO occasion, additionally, you will encounter Pokémon from virtually each different technology, too. And that even consists of Wimpod from Gen VII, making its Pokémon GO debut.
Golisopod and Wimpod come to Pokémon GO for the very first time
We love an occasion that provides us a model new addition to our Pokémon GO dex, and that is no totally different. Whereas the easily-scared little Wimpod won’t look like a lot to get enthusiastic about, its evolution Golisopod is prone to be a worthwhile Pokémon to have in your assortment. With a view to get one, although, you’re going to need to catch lots of Wimpod, as you’ll want 400 Wimpod Candies to evolve it to a Golisopod.
Neither Wimpod nor Golisopod can be accessible of their shiny variants presently, however almost each different occasion Pokémon will, so preserve your hopes up!
A shiny Meltan appeared!
And, talking of shiny appearances, the uncommon shiny Meltan is again for this occasion.
In Pokémon GO, Meltan works in a unique means. The one solution to encounter the tiny Metal blob in Pokémon GO is by opening a Thriller Field. Receive a Thriller field by buying and selling Pokémon from Pokémon GO, into Pokémon HOME or Let’s GO Eevee and Pikachu. It will robotically put a Thriller Field in your Pokémon GO bag to open everytime you like. As soon as opened, Meltan will seem round you for half an hour, so ensure you’re able to catch whenever you open it. There may be then a calm down earlier than you’ll be able to open one other Thriller Field, which can be decreased through the TCG occasion.
Shiny Meltan additionally works in another way, in that, as soon as it was first added to the sport’s information, it didn’t stay completely like others. As a substitute, whilst you can open Thriller Containers at any time, you’ll solely have an opportunity of encountering a shiny throughout particular occasions. This Pokémon GO TCG Crossover is a kind of occasions, so there’s no higher time to get these Thriller Containers on the go.
Intelligent TCG-themed Assortment Challenges
Lastly, in a particular twist to Assortment Challenges as you understand them, you’ll have the ability to add much more Elite Collector medals to your profile. There can be an unbelievable whole of 9 Assortment Challenges through the TCG occasion, as they’re the Pokémon GO function most just like the Buying and selling Card Sport. In simply the identical means as you accumulate TCG playing cards, you’ll be attempting to come across particular Pokémon for every Problem, with some tougher to seek out than others – identical to within the TCG.
You’ll after all be amassing Pokémon that function within the upcoming TCG enlargement, with the primary six Assortment Challenges changing into accessible on the occasion’s launch on June 16, working for all the period of the occasion. The next three can be slightly tougher, solely beginning on June 23, providing you with much less time to complete them. Finishing your collections will reward you with Pokémon encounters, an Incubator, a Lure Module and extra.
New featured Pokémon
With the Pokémon GO TCG crossover occasion happening shortly after Ultra Adventure Week involves an finish, there can be a brand new rotation of Pokémon showing within the wild, in Discipline Analysis Duties, and in Raid Battles. Each Pokémon that you simply see showing through the occasion can be featured ultimately within the Pokémon GO TCG.
Within the wild, you’ll be able to anticipate to come across a variety of basic Pokémon from totally different areas of the Pokémon GO dex. The Gen 1 starter companions, Pikachu and Eevee, Magikarp, Bidoof and Dragonite are just some. Regional-exclusive Pokémon Lunatone and Solrock will each even be showing within the wild wherever you’re on this planet, returning to the Western Hemisphere and Japanese Hemisphere respectively after the occasion ends.
While you full Discipline Analysis Duties through the Pokémon TCG crossover occasion, you’ll be able to anticipate to come across a collection of iconic Kanto Pokémon, in addition to new Pokémon Wimpod. Ivysaur, Charmeleon and Wartortle will all be accessible from analysis duties, whereas their evolutions, in addition to Snorlax, Dragonite and Slaking can be accessible from rarer duties.
Lastly, a brand new rotation of Raid Bosses can be taking on Gyms. See beneath for every Raid Boss you’ll have the ability to tackle through the Pokémon GO TCG Crossover.
- Alolan Exeggutor
5-Star and Mega Raids
- Mega Venusaur
- Mega Charizard X
- Mega Charizard Y
- Mega Blastoise
When is the Pokémon GO TCG crossover happening?
The Trading Card Game event will happen in Pokémon GO from June 16, at 10am native time, to June 30, 2022, at 8pm native time, providing you with loads of time to familiarise your self with the brand new TCG-featured Pokémon earlier than the discharge of the TCG enlargement pack.
So when is the Pokémon GO TCG enlargement launch date?
Many of the Pokémon GO TCG expansion will then be accessible the next day, on July 1, 2022. You need to have the ability to pre-order the units and booster packs now from wherever you domestically purchase your TCG playing cards. The Elite Trainer Box and Radiant Eevee Premium Collection are each accessible to pre-order from The Pokémon Middle US, Canada and UK.