Prepare your Poké Balls and embark on an epic journey as Pokémon GO unveils a thrilling event, introducing the enigmatic Zygarde to trainers worldwide. With the Pokédex nearing the 80% completion mark, Niantic continues to keep fans on their toes by bringing new creatures to the ever-evolving augmented reality experience.
Venturing through the regions of Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, and Unova has been an exhilarating ride for Pokémon GO players, as these regions boast complete Pokédexes. From cherished starters to legendary titans like Raikou, Kyogre, and Mewtwo, trainers have been spoiled for choice. This year has seen the arrival of Turtonator, Mega Sableye, and Mega Rayquaza, adding to the excitement.
Now, set your sights on the highly anticipated Blaze New Trails event, commencing on July 21 at 10 AM and concluding on July 24 at 8 PM local time. This event sets the stage for the debut of Zygarde, a legendary Gen 6 Pokémon renowned for its formidable strength. Trainers will embark on the captivating Special Research story “From A to Zygarde,” encountering the awe-inspiring creature in its 10% Forme, resembling a majestic small dog. Additionally, the event will boost encounters of Growlithe, Ponyta, Doduo, Lillipup, Blitzle, and Yungoos in the wild, with shiny variants tantalizingly within reach. For those hatching 7km eggs, the chance to obtain Rockruff, Skwovet, and Falinks, complete with their elusive shiny forms, awaits.
Adding to the excitement, Pokémon GO introduces the new Routes feature during the Blaze New Trails event, a nod to the classic mechanics of the main series. Trainers are encouraged to share their favorite locations within their communities and explore others’ beloved spots. The adventure continues as players can enjoy faster Buddy Candy acquisition while exploring Routes with their Buddies and increase their chances of encountering shiny Yungoos. The exploration journey also grants players the opportunity to collect Zygarde Cells, a crucial element for modifying Zygarde’s awe-inspiring form.
With Zygarde’s grand debut, the array of legendary and mythical Pokémon available in Pokémon GO broadens its horizons. The strategic release of the Dragon/Ground-type Pokémon alongside the new Routes feature reflects Niantic’s ingenuity, enticing trainers to embark on an exciting Pokémon GO experience.
Android and iOS users can join the Pokémon GO adventure by downloading the app and brace themselves for an unforgettable journey filled with surprises and discoveries.