Pokemon GO Jirachi, Shiny Mewtwo, Generation 5, and More Are Coming

Pokemon GO Jirachi

Niantic has officially announced that Shiny Mewtwo, first set of Generation 5 Pokemon, shiny Kanto regional Pokemon, and Jirachi are coming to Pokemon GO.

Following the completion of all the parts of the Global Challenge in Pokemon GO these past few weeks, Pokemon GO players have unlocked the promised Ultra Bonuses in the game. The Ultra Bonus event will take place in the next few weeks that will feature extravagant in-game bonuses, new Pokemon, and the arrival of the Generation 5 Pokemon in Pokemon GO.

Week 1: Johto Adventure

During the first week of the Ultra Bonus that will begin from September 2nd until September 9th, players will be experiencing these in-game features:

  • If you’re extraordinarily lucky, you might hatch Unown forms U, L, T, R, and A from 10 km Eggs.
  • Raikou, Entei, and Suicune will return to raids, along with other Johto Pokémon.
  • If you’re lucky, you might encounter Shiny Sentret and Shiny Gligar!
  • 2× Incubator effectiveness

Week 2: Shiny Region Exclusive Release

The second week of the event will immediately kick off right after the first event ends. Starting from September 9th until September 16th, players will be able to have these activities and features:

  • Regional Pokémon Farfetch’d, Kangaskhan, Mr. Mime, and Tauros will hatch from 7 km Eggs. If you’re lucky, you might hatch Shiny ones! These Pokémon will remain available from Eggs until the end of week 3—September 23, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT.
  • All Deoxys forms will make their first appearances outside EX Raids.
  • Need a good team to take on Deoxys? Other Pokémon appearing in raids will help you build a good team to challenge the DNA Pokémon.
  • 2× Incubator effectiveness

Week 3: Generation 5 Pokemon Is Here

Last but not least is the third week of the event which marks the arrival first set of Pokemon from the Unova region in Pokemon GO. Week 3 will be available from September 16th to September 23rd and will feature the following:

  • Mewtwo with the special move Psystrike will be available to challenge in five-star raids. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Mewtwo!
  • Need a good team to take on Mewtwo? Other Pokémon appearing in raids will help you build a good team to challenge the Genetic Pokémon.
  • The Gear Pokémon Klink, originally discovered in Unova, will also appear in raids. You might even encounter a Shiny Klink!
  • You may also find Shiny Patrat and Shiny Lillipup!

Mythical Pokemon Jirachi Has Arrived

In addition to all the features for the three-week event, Pokemon GO has also announced that the Mythical Pokemon Jirachi will be available for all Pokemon GO players via Special Research Task.